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Hand Gestures That Are Offensive in Other Countries

Just because a hand gesture is safe to do in the United States doesn’t mean it’s safe to do in foreign countries. Doing any one of these normally innocent gestures in the wrong place could start a fight or even land you in jail! Crossed Fingers Horns Sign OK Sign Thumbs Up While crossing your […]

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10 Jaw-Dropping Traditions From Around The World

There are traditions many of us are accustomed to, traditions like Christmas, having a Bar/Bat Mitzvah or getting paddled during initiation by your fraternity brothers. Other cultures participate in rituals just a little more intense than our own. 1. Man Down Russian Drinking Game In Russia, it’s a traditional drinking game for men together and […]

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The Sex Education of Grindr’s Joel Simkhai

Though he has inarguably effected seismic changes in contemporary gay male culture, altering not only how men meet, but also how they portray and even see themselves, he thinks of himself, he said, primarily as a service provider LOS ANGELES — High on a ridge here, up a series of winding roads from Sunset Boulevard, […]

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How To Blend In With The Locals

No matter where you are staying there will be a friendly face you encounter frequently. This may be the receptionist at your hotel, the owner of your rental property or even the waiter at your favourite coffee shop. Offering this person your best warm smile will encourage communication in a genuine way. Asking for advice, […]