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

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We asked people in Jurmala 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 Jurmala. It is considered rude to be loud or disruptive in public places, so it is best to keep conversations at a reasonable volume. It is also important to dress modestly, as revealing clothing is considered inappropriate. Additionally, it is important to be aware of local religious customs and to avoid making any comments that could be seen as offensive or disrespectful. Finally, it is important to be mindful of local laws and regulations, and to avoid any activities that could be seen as illegal or inappropriate," mentioned another expat when asked about moving to Jurmala, Latvia.

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

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