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We asked people in Brit. Virgin Isl. 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 the British Virgin Islands. Avoid making negative comments about the local culture or people, and be mindful of the local dress code when visiting religious sites. Refrain from taking photos of people without their permission, and be aware that public displays of affection are generally frowned upon. Additionally, it is important to be aware of the local laws and regulations, and to respect the environment by not littering or disturbing wildlife," remarked another expat in Brit. Virgin Isl..

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