Category Archives: Etiquette

725. Curaçao Hospitality in a Nutshell

  Most yu’i Kòrsou, particularly on the western side of the island, are avid peanut growers. Tradition has it that hosts would offer their guests handfuls of ‘pinda pa kaminda’ (peanuts for the road), so as to hold them over as they journey back to

725. Curaçao Hospitality in a Nutshell

  Most yu’i Kòrsou, particularly on the western side of the island, are avid peanut growers. Tradition has it that hosts would offer their guests handfuls of ‘pinda pa kaminda’ (peanuts for the road), so as to hold them over as they journey back to

913. It’s Always a Good Week in Curaçao

“Bon siman!” ([Have a] good week!) is our standard greeting when welcoming a new week. We say: “Bon dia, bon siman! / Bon tardi, bon siman!”(Good morning, good week! / Good afternoon, good week!) According to Charis, Sunday is not

913. It’s Always a Good Week in Curaçao

“Bon siman!” ([Have a] good week!) is our standard greeting when welcoming a new week. We say: “Bon dia, bon siman! / Bon tardi, bon siman!”(Good morning, good week! / Good afternoon, good week!) According to Charis, Sunday is not