I don’t often take public transportation, but the popularity of ride-sharing services like Uber Pool and Lyft has meant that we’re increasingly traveling in close proximity to strangers. All the more … [Read more...]
Civility and the Logan Paul Effect
As an etiquette and civility consultant, I’m often approached for advice and training on global etiquette. Whether we’re traveling for business or pleasure, most of us want to acknowledge … [Read more...]
Dealing With Offensive Remarks
When I was traveling in India, I was approached at a cafe by a man who also happened to be American. He had clearly had a few drinks, but I was polite when he struck up a conversation. Noting my … [Read more...]
Is Your Backpack Driving People Crazy?
As you know, I've been traveling a lot, which means I have a bone to pick with backpacks. It's not backpacks themselves that are the problem. They are very handy for travelers and hikers who want to … [Read more...]
Are You A Miserable Vacationer?
Last year I had the pleasure of going on a group tour to Asia. I loved the experience, and made fast friends with some fellow travelers. We've already got our next adventure booked! Not everyone, … [Read more...]