There are so many things to consider when traveling abroad.
How to get a passport. Do I need a visa? What do I need to pack? Will I like the food?
Often times we get so caught up in the logistics we overlook the most important preparations–learning how to interact gracefully with people we encounter. This may be in the airport when a flight is delayed or bags are lost. Or when we arrive in the host country and don’t realize a shake of the foot or greeting someone with your left hand is extremely offensive.
Take some time to research cultural kindness before your next trip, it can go a long way in improving communication and being a good representation of Christ! Here’s a great tool on proper etiquette worldwide: