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10 Simple Ways to Blend in with Locals

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No man is an island, but sometimes when you’re traveling, it can feel like it. Mannerisms, timing, and dress can set you apart from the local population, making it difficult to successfully immerse yourself in a new place. Yet with a bit of research and some strategic adjustments, you can easily find ways to blend in, rub shoulders with locals, and become a true piece of the continent you’re exploring.

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