Global Etiquette

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Pourboire - tip

pourboire

‘tip’ (‘for drink’)

Il a donné un pourboire au garçon.    He gave the waiter a tip. 

 

Monday, June 29, 2009

Behave!

The management of The Atlanta Hotel in Bangkok brings it to the point. ‘Tourism is not about going on a rampage through other people’s country: those who cannot travel abroad without behaving badly should stay home.’ Read for yourself what to expect when staying there.

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Saturday, April 04, 2009

When in Rome

Let us respect the local dress code. Religious and traditional areas don't like bikinis, tank tops and shorts. And why on earth do so many travelers wear sneakers, trainers, tracksuits and all sorts of absurd sports wear when they are abroad?

Remember

When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.

Clifton Fadiman, writer and critic

Welcome in many Languages

It is certainly polite to know the few basic words like 'thank you', 'please' and as many phrases as possible in the language of the country we are visiting. In our continued effort to support your global wellbeing this list gives you the important word Welcome in almost all languages.

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