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Meeting your partner’s parents is a nerve-racking experience at the best of times. But when you’re dating someone from a different cultural background, it can feel like navigating an invisible minefield. Overtures you may not think much of can make or break this first interaction -- if you’re not careful you can put your potential in-laws offside before you’ve even shaken hands.

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One of the best things about travelling is learning a bit about other cultures, but learning about other cultures comes with the risk of faux pas. Avoid these hand gestures while you travel, just to not offend your hosts. Some of them may be familiar, but others are pretty unique.