Have you ever picked up a taxi on arrival to a new destination only to find that you do not have the complete address to your exact destination or you do not have enough cash on you to complete the fare? Do you remember ever getting shunned by a local while visiting a location for asking certain questions they possible saw as “inappropriate”?
At some point in our visits to new lands and destinations, we have found ourselves caught in one of those dismaying social circumstances that occur unexpectedly, and it is almost impossible to pull through the awkwardness that ensues. These "faux pas" most times happen even without us knowing it and when we least expect it, leaving us blushing with embarrassment for days.
Here are some of these embarrassing situations with the hope that travelers can work towards avoiding them in future.