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6 Ways To Boost Your Cultural Competence

6 Ways To Boost Your Cultural Competence

Cultural competence is a term that’s usually used in corporate trainings. But it’s also a useful skill to have as a tourist and an all-around general human.
Riga Travel Guide: Here’s What You Can’t Miss

Riga Travel Guide: Here’s What You Can’t Miss

Planning a trip to Latvia’s capital (or perhaps just exploring your vacation options)? A local explains his top things to do in Riga.
How To Go Clothes Shopping Abroad

How To Go Clothes Shopping Abroad

Shopping abroad can be a very fun activity, but it can be a frustrating one, too. Here are some tips for getting clothes that fit regardless of where you’re traveling.
Underground Etiquette: Public Transit Rules Around the World

Underground Etiquette: Public Transit Rules Around the World

Please mind the (cultural) gap between the train and the platform.
Emergency Abroad: Numbers And Phrases To Know When You Travel

Emergency Abroad: Numbers And Phrases To Know When You Travel

In the (hopefully) unlikely event an emergency occurs when you’re in another country, here are some helpful phone numbers and phrases in the local language.
Vacation Cheat Sheet: 20 German Phrases You Need To Know

Vacation Cheat Sheet: 20 German Phrases You Need To Know

Make the most of your upcoming trip to Germany by focusing on these German phrases ahead of your flight abroad.
Small Talk, Big World: Cracking The Art Of Chit-Chat Around The Globe

Small Talk, Big World: Cracking The Art Of Chit-Chat Around The Globe

Small talk at home can be daunting enough. But how do you banter, yammer, palaver, and blather your way around the world?
How To Talk About Politics When You’re Traveling

How To Talk About Politics When You’re Traveling

Maybe the better question is: should you even talk about politics when you’re in another country?
How To Cheek Kiss In Different Parts Of The World

How To Cheek Kiss In Different Parts Of The World

If you’ve ever fumbled through an awkward greeting, here’s the international guide to cheek kissing etiquette you never had.
How To Order A Beer In 10 Different Languages

How To Order A Beer In 10 Different Languages

Okay, first things first. Where can a person get a beer around here?
Why Are Americans So Obsessed With Amsterdam?

Why Are Americans So Obsessed With Amsterdam?

Americans love to visit Amsterdam to see the canals, the windmills and the weed. But the beautiful Dutch city offers a lot more than meets the eye.
The World’s Least LGBTQ-Friendly Travel Destinations

The World’s Least LGBTQ-Friendly Travel Destinations

If you’re a member of the LGBTQ+ community and planning a trip to one of these countries, do so with caution.
What Is The Most Important Word To Know In Any Language?

What Is The Most Important Word To Know In Any Language?

There are essential survival phrases you’ll need to know in any language. But if you had to pick just one, which would it be?