A Story About Cultural Taboos – Part Three

Hi Everyone. I have to apologize that I didn’t succeed in writing articles the last two weeks. For a better understanding I wanted to let you know that I was finally accepted for my Master Studies in International Management in Bochum (North Rhine-Westphalia) and I already succeeded in finding a nice apartment there for the next two years. But let’s get back to business with another Story of Cultural Taboos. And again George is the main character. After his travels to Oceania and Africa he collected some experiences in South & Central America this time. Continue reading

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A Story about Cultural Taboos – Part Two

South and Central Africa

Within the last month George met with his friend Mitt and they travelled together to some African countries in the central and southern regions as well as to the surrounding Islands. Unfortunately George didn’t learn from his former mistakes in Oceania and he forgot to inform himself about the cultural taboos waiting in this part of the world. Continue reading

A Story about Cultural Taboos – Part One

Australia and Oceania

The Journey of Global TaboosThere are so many risks to drop a brick during your travels or your negotiations in a foreign country. Therefore the best thing is to know the taboos of the country before you start your trip. In the next weeks these taboos will be the topic of my Blog. Our main character George will start his long journey in Australia and Oceania.

Not so long ago George started his world travel in Australia and New Zealand. As he learned from the mistakes of his father from 1992 he never showed the V-Sign (with the palm inwards) towards the citizens. Fortunately he was informed well enough not to use a raised middle finger instead which is even more aggressive. Continue reading