Tag: respect

How to Become a Culturally Sensitive Traveller

How to Become a Culturally Sensitive Traveller

Traveling to a new place brings opportunities to engage with a different culture. Do you wear a headscarf everywhere or just when you visit mosques? Do you pack your two-piece swimsuit or stick with a wet suit? Is it okay to eat while you walk, or . . . read more

A Blessed Greeting

A Blessed Greeting

Want to make a good impression on the locals during your next trip? This meaningful Filipino gesture to respect the elderly will help you win the hearts of new acquaintances and offer you the chance to be blessed by their knowledge and years.

The Dignity They’re Due: Respectfully Photographing Memorials of Tragedy

The Dignity They’re Due: Respectfully Photographing Memorials of Tragedy

There are beautiful memorials all over the world waiting to be visited. When you take pictures with these priceless monuments to human life, remember the dignity that they are due and be respectful as you document your experiences on hallowed ground.

Talking with Tourists

Talking with Tourists

As I’ve gained more experiences, both as a local and as a foreigner, I’ve discovered some helpful tactics for dealing with the newcomers in your neighborhood.