In this article, I hope to dispel some of the more common misconceptions about visiting the United States, as well as provide you with some tips for how to prepare for your first visit state-side (that’s what we Americans call home). As always, if you have any thoughts or opinions on what travelers should know before visiting the United States for the first time, I would absolutely love to have you comment below. Any and all feedback is helpful for other travelers! However, please no politicals comments.
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Friday Sound-Off: Is There Such Thing as Going Too Far to Embrace a Culture?
For me personally, unless the culture and traditions in the nation I am visiting request that I wear a certain outfit or do a certain thing, I just try and be myself. I want to learn about other cultures and other traditions, but I don’t want to portray those cultures and traditions as my own, because they are not.