Dating customs in colombia
So, to guide you through this minefield, Nearshore Americas caught up with some American and British expats, currently living in Latin America, to seek their advice on the ways of cross-cultural Latin love.For the business-tripper looking for love, the first challenge is knowing where to look.Will an invite back to your hotel lead to a night of passion or a slap in the face and a condemnation to the fires of hell for your sinning ways?Latin America, though, is rightly renowned for its fiery passions and beautiful people, and to miss out on this side of the region’s culture through fear is far more unforgivable than embarrassing yourself with culturally inappropriate body language.I am aware of the underworld of sex tourism in Colombia and I am aware that there are many strip clubs, and brothels in Medellin.Strippers and hookers are not the type of girls that I date, so I will not be referring to that in this post. My situation is a little different than most foreigners here in Colombia.
When I first arrived here, there wasn’t yet a complete guide to dating paisa women.Whereas in the United States a good friend might invite you to dinner every now and then, it'd be out of the ordinary for someone you've just met to invite you to eat. This is just another example of the famous friendliness of Colombians.*To show you're grateful, you'll likely want to reciprocate the invitation at a later date, as is customary in Colombia!I was explained that in Colombia it is considered very rude to enter and rummage about in a kitchen that is not your own, and even more so in a refrigerator not your own.Very opposite of customs in the United States and the United Kingdom, when someone extends you an invitation for dinner, lunch, coffee, onces, etc... This custom was a bit hard to get used to; especially with people I had just met.
Typical Colombian onces (afternoon snacks) In Colombia, table manners and staying clean while you eat are very important.