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With a surge of travel horror stories, make sure to follow the proper travel etiquette and don’t become THAT traveler.
Traveling can be both rewarding and stressful. It is rewarding to have the opportunity to cross borders and oceans, but stressful to deal with multiple aggravating factors that can end your sanity.  For some, traveling is an integral aspect of their lives. ...
 
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Imagine: The museum is a charming little shop filled with fragile plates. The plates are dangerously thin and also cost more than your life.
“O-wee, young Zi-zi, the painting was so ekz-kwee-zeet! I just had to touch the leetle ten-dreelz of the fleur,” said Mrs. Beaumont, my private art instructor, when we first met many, many years ago.I thought it strange, but also exciting. Doing something ...
 
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"Advanced age" is not a fast pass, as we learn from the Truly Rich Mother.
The sun felt good on my skin as I lay on the lounge chair on the coast of the Bay of Bengal. I was just about to fall asleep, lulled by the melody of the ocean, when I heard a high-pitched ringing, ...
 
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It's now acceptable to talk about what were once taboo topics, such as political views and nose jobs.
It was the middle of the week, and I found myself in unfamiliar territory: an ultra glossy dinner party filled with young people or, to be more specific, younger people.Because we are friends, I will now admit the following: I only look ...
 
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Know when to tip—and how much—in places like Japan, South Africa, Spain, and beyond.
The long-established 20 percent tipping rule in the U.S. has been going through an existential crisis lately, but the dilemma of how much gratuity to leave—if any at all—is one that has long plagued travelers going abroad.Say you have just enjoyed a delicious meal ...
 
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In celebration of Mother's Day, the Truly Rich Lady answers all concerns related to our readers' relationships with mummy.
Dear Truly Rich Lady,Are flowers still a good idea for Mother’s Day? Or are they passé? If they are okay, suggestions, please.Florally YoursDear FY,Flowers, like diamonds, will forever be fashionable as gifts for mothers, wives, girlfriends, and daughters. But since they are ...
 
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The keys to mastering digital decorum and other modern manners dilemmas.
From dating in the digital world to crashing at a friend's place while you search for an apartment, to the nuances of saving for retirement, the modern world poses etiquette quandaries that Emily Post could never have dreamed of. Which is why ...
 
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Because entertaining is an art form.
It takes quite a lot to be the hostess with the mostest. You may know the best entertaining tricks, but could you, perhaps, be forgetting simple etiquette rules? Below, our tips to entertaining in the way of the world's best party hosts.Nothing ...
 
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'To the Higher Power I pray because I know I have committed, in fact, the seven most serious. I am truly rich, but I am also human.'
No, no, no—I am not on a secret island somewhere in the Atlantic right now. I am not sipping a tall tumbler of watermelon sangria, while silently booing the taut bodies of 20-somethings. I am not doing all those things because it ...
 
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Keep these in mind the next time you enjoy a glass.
For the uninitiated, drinking wine can be intimidating, but really, it's an experience that should be enjoyed. Here are 10 etiquette tips when at a tasting or sharing a bottle of good wine.Put down the perfume, lotion, hair spray, or anything that's ...
 
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Avoid that movie moment of accidentally bidding on an item you're not interested in.
You've attended the auction preview and you've listed down the items you're interested in. Now what? Here, we've listed down 9 etiquette tips to help you get through an auction.Aside from setting a maximum bid, it's important to prepare and learn the ...
 
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How to deploy the power of saying goodbye or, really, just saying no.
V, a young professional seeking to become like me, a Truly Rich Lady, is contemplating leaving her post as a junior something in a small company, and she wants to know how to do it properly.Now, resigning is tricky stuff. You will ...
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