A knife on my throat and an attempted robbery

This is a personal story. And not a good one. I was in the outskirts of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, with an Italian friend. We were going to a friend's house for our last party-weekend in Lithuania. It was around 9pm on Friday and even though the bus wasn't full there were people inside. … Continue reading A knife on my throat and an attempted robbery

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How to (physically) say goodbye to people from different cultures

In the past, I found myself embarrassed because don’t know how to say goodbye to someone, and it happened a lot of times. If you travel a bit you know that people say hello, bye and goodbye in a different manner depending on their culture. I’ll give you a few examples: In the south of … Continue reading How to (physically) say goodbye to people from different cultures