Just had to share this with you guys.
Recently had coffee with an American buddy and came up wit the eternal debate:
Say high like us South Americans do ( hugh and cheeck contact, kissing the air). Or go the American and European way and do a nice firm hand shake.
Around here anyone you show any appreciation for (friends and family) is greeted with a hug-kiss to the air cheek thing. It is kind of complicated, but avoiding to do that in this part of the world will get you accused of:
1. Being distrustful.
2. Not being secure of your manhood.
Given that the American had been living here for awhile now, I guessed he’d already be used to it so it went well.
None the less, guys hugging is a bit of an art apparently, so to help you out, I found this video while looking around: