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Anthony Bourdain Day

By |2024-06-25T09:37:52-05:00June 25th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, Asian Pacific, Author Reviews and Profiles, avoiding international blunders, book recommendations, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, Business Case for Cross-Cultural Training, Business Etiquette, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Cultural Significance of Food, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, Dining, diversity, Earth, Environment, Family time, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Etiquette, Global Tipping, Global Traditions, Goals, Gracious Living, Hong Kong, Hosting duties, Hosting International Visitors, Inclusion, Intercultural, intercultural competence, intercultural training case, International History, International Observances, International Protocol, International Toasts, International Travel Tips, Italy, Japan, Korea, Language and Culture, Legends and Myths, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Myanmar, Networking, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Philippines, Quality time, Relationship Building, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Singapore, Social Etiquette, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Travel, Travel Book Recommendations, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, United States, US Observances, Volunteering & Mentoring|

Anthony Bourdain Day   By Sharon Schweitzer   “Southeast Asia has a real grip on me. From the very first time I went there, it was a fulfillment of my childhood fantasies of the way travel should be.” -Anthony Bourdain   Anthony Bourdain-chef and writer, traveled the world with humility, humanity, curiosity, humor, and with [...]

Passover: How to Be The Best Guest at a Seder

By |2019-04-09T16:06:09-05:00April 10th, 2019|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Hosting duties, Interfaith, International Observances, Lifestyle, Religious Celebrations, Self-Awareness|

Passover Candles by Pixabay It is that time of year again, the temperature starts rising, flowers start blooming and that only means two things, Spring and Passover are right around the corner. If you’re like most people attending their first Seder, you may have some culture questions about the customs and what [...]

US Thanksgiving Holiday Explained

By |2018-10-24T16:46:23-05:00October 24th, 2018|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Dining, Family time, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Hosting duties, Lifestyle, Relationships, Travel, U.S. Holidays, United States|

Thanksgiving Cheer by Pexels For many U.S. Americans Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday - the day is centered around family, feasting, and football. This week in November holds the record as the busiest time to travel in the U.S. If you are visiting, living, or working in the U.S., don’t let [...]

How To Mix & Match Holiday Seating Arrangements

By |2018-10-11T14:54:31-05:00December 19th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Coffee, Gracious Living, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Hosting duties, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Social Etiquette, Tea Etiquette, Wine Etiquette|

Be creative with holiday seating arrangements. It makes all the difference in fostering a happy holiday dinner party!

A Travel Guide for Appropriate Road Trip Behavior

By |2018-10-11T14:54:31-05:00December 11th, 2017|Gracious Living, Hosting duties, Millennials, Modern Manners, Networking, Relationship Building, Relationships, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette|

Many of our readers have asked about ways to prepare for long-distance road trips and proper vehicle behavior for being a good roadtrip passenger. Wherever your holiday travels may take you, implement the following 6 tips to be the best travel buddy.

Say Fromage! 4 tips for Serving French Cheese

By |2018-10-11T14:54:50-05:00June 2nd, 2017|avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, France, global competency, Gracious Living, Hosting duties, International Protocol, Lifestyle|

Knowing how to properly slice and serve cheese the French way is an important part of adapting to the culture, as it demonstrates your dining finesse and your appreciation for France's culinary craftsmanship. The next time you're offered an opportunity to try a Morbier or a Brie, follow these guidelines and bon appetit!

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