In the moment it seems great, but I want to warn all foreign women travelers to watch their drinks and the altitude.
I love being in the Andes but at higher elevations alcohol hits your system faster.
Latin America, though, is rightly renowned for its fiery passions and beautiful people, and to miss out on this side of the region’s culture through fear is far more unforgivable than embarrassing yourself with culturally inappropriate body language.
So, to guide you through this minefield, Nearshore Americas caught up with some American and British expats, currently living in Latin America, to seek their advice on the ways of cross-cultural Latin love.
Is splitting the bill a nod to equal gender relations, an unforgivable challenge to your date’s masculinity or the sign of an incorrigible tight-wad?
Will an invite back to your hotel lead to a night of passion or a slap in the face and a condemnation to the fires of hell for your sinning ways?
Also, keep these two stereotypes in mind to ensure safe travels in Ecuador: 1) Gringa Girls Are Easy It is amazing how much influence Westernized culture has on the expectations of foreigners.
Is that hand on your knee a flirtatious come-on, or a culturally distinct approach to personal space?We count our success by the enormous number of connections, relationships, marriages, and children we’ve helped to create.We know they may not exist today without Christian Mingle.What I wasn’t exactly prepared for was the intense curiosity displayed by the locals regarding my relationship status, and how the fact that I was single, completely eclipsed every other facet of my personality, such as how I quit my corporate job to travel the world.Though I traveled extensively through South America, my post here references my experiences specifically in Ecuador and how they shaped my views on dating.