With the festive season coming up, one of the words you’ll definitely need to know how to say is ‘Cheers’. It’s a universal phrase, as useful as any other. Saying cheers is an expression of goodwill and something that every traveller should know. Wherever you’re travelling with us, here’s a list of how to say ‘Cheers’ in some of our destinations. Enjoy!
Africa: (Swahili): Maisha marefu! Afya! Vifijo!
Antarctica: There aren’t any native Antarcticans apart from penguins, but at least you’ll have plenty of ice!
Central / South America (Spanish): ¡Salud!
China (Mandarin): Gan bay.
Egypt (Arabic): Fi sahitak
Himalayas (Nepalese): Pyunu hos
India (Hindi): Acchī sehata
Israel (Hebrew): L’chaim
Russia: Na zdorovie!
South Korea: Gun bae
Vietnamese: Dô (Jou) / Vô (Dzo)
Where will you be heading this festive season, and how will you be saying ‘cheers?’