The swell gals over at Taking Route have been running a series called “31 Tips for Surviving (Not Crying) in a New Country.” This month, they and guest contributors are sharing all kinds of humorous tales of language and culture mishaps, like telling employees you’re stealing band-aids.

Today’s post is from…me! I’m excited to be featured! Hope you enjoy my story of how I (kind of) insulted elderly women.

Read it here: Tip #7: Be Careful How You Address the Grandmas



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