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Global Valentine’s Day Celebrations

By |2018-10-11T14:54:29-06:00February 9th, 2018|Brazil, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Europe, Global Celebrations, Global Traditions, Holiday Season, Intercultural, International Holidays, Legends and Myths, Middle East, Middle East Culture, Muslim Culture and Traditions, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Relationships|

We’re familiar with the classic gift exchange on February 14 between couples in the U.S., but did you know nations worldwide celebrate Valentine’s Day with beloved traditions and unique twists? The following four countries have a unique Valentine Day origins, beliefs, and celebrations. Afghanistan Most regions of the Middle East discourage a celebration that may [...]

World Tourism Day: Making the Most of International Experiences

By |2018-10-11T14:54:42-06:00September 27th, 2017|Africa, Asia, Austin, Australia, Brazil, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Canada, Central America, China, Cross-Cultural, Cuba, Culture, Czech Republic, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, global competency, Gracious Living, Gulf City, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Middle East, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Philippines, South America, South Korea, Thailand, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, United States, US Observances|

With so many destinations offering diverse cultural experiences, there’s no one-size-fits-all formula for making the most of international trips. Nevertheless, ensuring that you travel with an open mind and a desire to grow is the most important part of any itinerary. In honor of World Tourism Day on September 27, enjoy these four tips to maximize your cultural immersion and create lifelong memories.

Hats Off: Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month

By |2018-10-11T14:54:43-06:00September 15th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Brazil, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Central America, Cross-Cultural, Cuba, global competency, Intercultural, Lifestyle, Mexico, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Relationship Building, South America, Spain, US Observances|

This year, you may decide to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by joining Independence Day celebrations or perfecting your Spanish language proficiency. However you make an impact, continue to increase your knowledge of the many paramount contributions Hispanics make to the U.S.

International Dining Etiquette Tips

By |2018-10-11T14:54:45-06:00August 1st, 2017|Africa, Asia, Australia, Brazil, Burma, Business Etiquette, Canada, Central America, China, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Culture, Dining, Europe, Finland, Networking, Travel Etiquette|

Each culture has their own unspoken dining etiquette rules. Before making reservations in Ravenna or dining in Dubai, read these tips for a successful international dining experience!

Sambas, Masquerade Balls, & Krewes: How 3 Popular Destinations Celebrate Mardi Gras

By |2018-10-11T14:54:57-06:00February 21st, 2017|Brazil, Culture, Europe, Global Celebrations, Italy, Lifestyle, Religious Celebrations, South America, Travel, United States|

What is Fat Tuesday & How do Global Celebrations Vary