Tips on how to conduct yourself with foreigners
I haven’t written in a while, so here is a doozy for you.
Here are some tips about how to act towards foreigners. This is mostly a conglomeration of my experiences that may be common among foreigners. But keep in mind:the majority of the foreigners you deal with will not be me. And people have all kinds of preferences. These are just guidelines that most sensitive people might already know, but many people don’t realize they need to do (or stop doing).
And whenever I refer to “foreigners” as “they”, I am sorry. Obviously we are not a cohesive group of people with one type of experience (intersectionality) and I’m mostly speaking from my point of view (intersectionality) which is a white girl from the US (if you don’t know what intersectionality means, look it up.)
So here we go: