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Travel Tip: What You Should Know About Dinner Etiquette Overseas
Etiquette / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Should Know About Dinner Etiquette Overseas

You’re traveling overseas, and you’re invited to a friend’s home for dinner. Do you know the proper etiquette? Here are some important rules. In Japan, remove shoes and make sure… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Etiquette

Don’t Be That Guy: How to End #PassengerShaming

Thanks to the viral #PassengerShaming accounts on nearly every social media outlet, passengers performing repulsive and obnoxious behavior—whilst confined to a densely-packed, flying metal tube—are finally receiving a bit of… Read More…

Travel Tip: Airplane Etiquette that Should be Common Sense
Airlines & Airports / Etiquette / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Airplane Etiquette that Should be Common Sense

If there’s one thing that drives frequent fliers nuts, it’s being around other passengers who don’t follow basic airplane etiquette. Here are some rules of the road that you should… Read More…

The 10 Worst People You’ll See at the Airport
Airlines & Airports / Etiquette

The 10 Worst People You’ll See at the Airport

Travel etiquette is not just about what happens in-flight–though there are bad travelers here, there and everywhere. Good behavior is important at every stage of the travel process, including the… Read More…

Know Before You Go: How to Dress in the Middle East
Cultural Immersion / Etiquette / Know Before You Go / Middle East

Know Before You Go: How to Dress in the Middle East

Does traveling to the Middle East as a woman mean wearing a burqa (or an abaya)? Not necessarily. In the Middle East, following dressing etiquette can be essential to your… Read More…

Know Before You Go: How to Behave When You Fly
Airlines & Airports / Etiquette / Know Before You Go

Know Before You Go: How to Behave When You Fly

When it comes to air travel, we’re all in it together. And one bad traveler can ruin a flight for everyone. Bad travel etiquette can be as noticeable as loud… Read More…

The 10 Worst People To Sit Next to on a Plane
Airlines & Airports / Etiquette

The 10 Worst People To Sit Next to on a Plane

Sartre was the first to say hell is other people. And never has that adage been more true than when you fly. Here are the 10 worst passengers in air… Read More…

Heather Poole
Airlines & Airports / Etiquette / Travel Safety

Heather Poole & The Secret World of Flight Attendants

Every week we report on all the craziness that goes on up in the air, but we rarely get to hear from the first person on the scene—the flight attendant…. Read More…

The Most Common Etiquette Mistakes Americans Make In France
Etiquette / Europe / France & Belgium

The Most Common Etiquette Mistakes Americans Make In France

Last week’s contest opened a can of worms in terms of airplane etiquette. Turns out the bad behavior doesn’t stop when the plane touches down. And mistakes become even more… Read More…

How to Avoid Culture Shock on Your First Trip to India
Cultural Immersion / Etiquette / India & Central Asia

How to Avoid Culture Shock on Your First Trip to India

Many dream of exotic destinations, but aren’t fully prepared for the realities they face. When Kayla Torgerson first went to northern India, she experienced the requisite culture shock but soon… Read More…

Video Travel Tip: Cell Phone Etiquette
Etiquette / Europe / Video Travel Tips

Video Travel Tip: Cell Phone Etiquette

Will you be the subject of angry glares if you answer you cell phone?  If you’re in a foreign city, it’s entirely possible. A study by the University of Surrey… Read More…

Global Guide To Gestures, Body Language and Travel Etiquette
Culture / Etiquette / Middle East / Travel News

Global Guide To Gestures, Body Language and Travel Etiquette

Remember when George Bush, Sr. tried to give the peace sign during a visit to Australia in the 1990s and ended up insulting the entire crowd? There are a lot of… Read More…

5 Ways To Get Kicked Off Flights
Airlines & Airports / Etiquette

5 Ways To Get Kicked Off Flights

After a string of high-profile incidents of passengers being booted from airplanes, it seems like it doesn’t take very much to get escorted off a flight these days. But if you’re… Read More…

Orlando Hotel
Etiquette / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Dining Etiquette Abroad

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, one of the fastest ways to offend your host is to make a mistake at the dinner table. Dining etiquette isn’t so much… Read More…