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What cultural faux pas should I try to avoid making in Kingston?

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We asked people in Kingston if they could share any humorous cultural blunders they commited. For new expats, keep in mind that these incidents are an inevitable part of expat life. Learning to laugh about them is the key!...

"It is important to be respectful of local customs and traditions when visiting Kingston. It is considered rude to be overly loud or disruptive in public places, so it is best to keep conversations and laughter at a reasonable volume. Additionally, it is important to dress modestly and conservatively, especially when visiting religious sites. It is also important to be aware of local laws and regulations, and to avoid taking photographs of people without their permission. Finally, it is important to be respectful of the local language and to avoid using offensive language," explained one expat living in Kingston, Jamaica.

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William Russell's private medical insurance will cover you and your family wherever you may be. Whether you need primary care or complex surgery, you'll have access to the best hospitals & doctors available. Unlike some insurers, we also include medical evacuation and mental health cover in our plans (except SilverLite). Get a quote from our partner, William Russell.
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