Travel Etiquette


Destination Spotlight: Geneva

Destination Spotlight: Geneva

Across the globe there are many cities that boast a cosmopolitan or multicultural vibe but few can make that claim with as much authority as Geneva. Coming here is like visiting the whole world in one city – no matter what language you speak or nationality you belong to, you can find […]

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By |February 13th, 2013|Travel Etiquette|0 Comments|

How to Be a Good Backpacker

The Newbies Guide to Sharing a Dorm

It’s fair to say that backpackers don’t always have a good reputation and after I got back to my bed yesterday to find someone asleep in it (I’m not joking) it’s not difficult to see why. After spending countless nights in various backpacking hostels in various countries I […]

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By |February 3rd, 2013|Travel Etiquette|0 Comments|

Travel Etiquette #3: Dubai

Travel Etiquette #3: Dubai

 

Dubai is one of the most affluent, elegant and architecturally stunning cities in the world. It attracts visitors for business and pleasure alike all year round, but as a Muslim state, there are certain codes of behaviour that the visitor should be aware of to avoid falling foul of the locals, […]

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By |January 10th, 2013|Travel Etiquette|0 Comments|

Mind Your Manners – How to Behave in South Africa

South Africa is a diverse and multicultural country which welcomes visitors with open arms, but the friendship extended to guests can soon be withdrawn when simple courtesies are overlooked. Here are the top five things you should know when it comes to the proper etiquette in South Africa.

Tipping

Just like in the UK, it’s customary […]

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By |November 8th, 2012|Travel Etiquette|0 Comments|

The Basics of Fitting In

If what you want from time spent in a foreign country is to truly immerse yourself in a different culture, then you’re going to need to become one with it. Regardless of where you travel, the locals in your host country will appreciate any efforts you’ve made to understand their culture before you arrive, […]

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By |November 2nd, 2012|Travel Etiquette|0 Comments|