Just in time for New Year parties! This infographic gives detailed information on how to greet people in social situations from weddings, holiday parties, or after work functions.
Who hasn't encountered the awkwardness of interpreting a hug as a handshake or even worse, a handshake into a one-armed hug? Although moving with confidence will get you a ways with complete strangers, it might not work so well with your work superiors or future in-laws.
To keep things from getting too complicated, we didn't include information on which way to lean first for cheek kissing. It not only varies by country but also regions within countries, and our rule of thumb is to let the European take the lead.
Please note that cheek kissing rarely involves actual kissing, it's more of a cheek bump.