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How to Blend in Somewhere You Stick Out

How to Blend in Somewhere You Stick Out
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Everyone sticks out somewhere. If you’re exploring a place where you don’t look like most of the other people, assume you’re doing this whole travel thing right. But there are benefits to blending in, too, even when your height, hair or skin color, gender, or other physical traits set you apart. Because really, how you look is only the most obvious way you’re standing out. There are plenty of other things—clothing, body language, social codes—that can help you blend in more, even if no one is ever going to mistake you for a local.

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