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Tips for Bargaining in Latin American

Essential Tips and Phrases for Bargaining in Latin America “¡Pásele joven! ¿Qué buscas?” “No hay compromiso.” “Come on in, kid. What are you looking for? There is no commitment (to purchasing something).” Ignore the shouts. Keep walking. Don’t make eye contact. I remind myself to do these three things when I step into a Latin … Read More >>






traditional Mexican cold remedies

From Hierbas to Tequila: 5 Traditional Mexican Cold Remedies ¡Ay Dios mío! You just caught a cold. Aches, shakes, sore throat, and all. You go to your medicine cabinet for some fast relief but – oh no! You’re out of Vick’s Vapor Rub! What do you do now? Luckily for you, we have some tips and tricks to … Read More >>


Korean Toilet Culture Korea is a remarkably clean and tidy country. Taking the subway in Seoul early on a Saturday morning, we came upon a cleaning crew diligently scrubbing the floors in one of the long, underground walkways, using long water hoses to flush away dirt and debris as they worked. I’d venture to say … Read More >>