The majority of us love to try the local food while traveling. Even the pickiest eaters usually will nibble on a few exotic dishes while abroad. It can be fun to dip a bit into the local culture. However, when we are abroad, it is quite typical for... Read More
This article is dedicated to helping you find accommodation that will bring you closer to the locals. There are 4 tips to help you get in more contact with the locals and, in addition, links to some great websites where you can book more "local" accommodation.
The absolute best way to fully integrate yourself into a culture is by hanging out with the locals. They will show you where to eat, what the popular music is, how to dress, and teach you everything you want to know about their country. However... Read More
Knowing and experiencing the customs and traditions of a new culture is not only essential for immersion, but it is also just really fun. I love learning about interesting traditions such as drinking your chocolate milk out of a bowl in France... Read More
It ALWAYS helps if you can speak at least a few words of the language in any country you travel to.The locals will see that you are attempting to talk in their language, which will consequently give them more reason to be friendly to you or...Read More
A thoughtful gift and a generous tip are two of the best ways to win over the hearts of the locals. Who doesn't appreciate unexpected presents or extra money? We all do, and the best part is that the people you are generous with will do their best to... Read More
Following a country‘s laws is a great way to show the locals that you respect them and their culture. There are countries where the foreigners earn a bad reputation because they are reckless, break the laws, and wind up in jail. As we are... Read More
When travelers begin thinking about how to integrate themselves more fully into a local culture, music is usually the last thing that comes to mind even though it shouldn't be. Music is not only fun to listen to; it is also a facilitator of... Read More