About This Week’s Guest
Lucas has been writing guidebooks for Lonely Planet since 2002, mostly specializing in Latin America.He lived in Guatemala for a little over 10 years, publishing a magazine and working with local NGOs and is now based in Melbourne, Australia.
He lived in Guatemala for a little over 10 years, publishing a magazine and working with local NGOs and is now based in Melbourne, Australia.
His tips to become more culturally aware are:
- Accept the country, the people, and the culture as the way they are. Don’t change things and try not to judge them.
- Be open to other things. Do talk to the guy next to you on the bus. You’ll get a different perspective.
- See if you can learn some of the language. Even if it is only a couple of words.
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I have a Master's Degree in Organisational Psychology and have lived in the USA, the Netherlands and, currently, in Belgium.
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