International Travel Tips

Picturesque Pyeongchang: Cultural Wonders for Travelers

By |2018-10-11T14:54:29-05:00January 24th, 2018|Asia, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Hosting International Visitors, Intercultural, International Travel Tips, Korea, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Olympics, South Korea, Travel|

Every four years, sports enthusiasts and globetrotters head north to witness world-class athletes compete in the spectacular Winter games. In February 2018, the historic games will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, a small province nestled in the heart of the Taebaek Mountains. The region’s snowy slopes and pristine scenery are not only the perfect [...]

All Your Canadian Boxing Day Questions Answered

By |2018-10-11T14:54:31-05:00December 15th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Canada, Canadian Traditions, Cross-Cultural, Culture and Commercialism, Customer Service Etiquette, gift-giving, Global Celebrations, Global Etiquette, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, Holiday Season, International Holidays, International Travel Tips, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily|

The day after Christmas, December 26th, is an annual holiday known as “Boxing Day” celebrated in several countries in the British Commonwealth.

Arabic in the 2018 Business World: Three Reasons to Learn Arabic

By |2018-10-11T14:54:31-05:00December 13th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Case for Cross-Cultural Training, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Culture, global competency, Global Traditions, International Protocol, International Travel Tips, Language and Culture, Middle East, Middle East Culture, Relationship Building, Travel|

The U.N. Arabic Language Day is celebrated on Dec. 18 every year, the following 3 reasons will not only inform you, but encourage you to consider learning Arabic in 2018.

Four Simple Ways to Protect Your Phone from Hackers

By |2018-10-11T14:54:38-05:00October 20th, 2017|Business Etiquette, Career Tips, International Travel Tips, Lifestyle, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations, Phone Etiquette and Protocol, Social Etiquette, Technology/Gear, Travel|

Cybersecurity is a serious issue that threatens personal data as well as national security. Implement these four steps to protect yourself from outsiders hacking into your phone.

Behind the Lens: World Photo Day

By |2018-10-11T14:54:44-05:00August 18th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Gracious Living, International Holidays, International Travel Tips, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Social Etiquette, Social Media, Technology/Gear, Travel Etiquette|

Whether you’re behind the lens or the star of the shot, it’s crucial to know the modern manners for both sides of the camera.

10 Business Travel Tips for First-Timers

By |2018-10-11T14:54:44-05:00August 15th, 2017|Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Gracious Living, International Travel Tips, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette|

While business trips come with new protocol and unspoken rules, enjoy them with these 10 travel tips.

Ask an International Etiquette Expert: Chinese New Year Legends & Traditions

By |2018-10-11T14:54:59-05:00January 23rd, 2017|Asia, China, Chinese Culture, Cross-Cultural, Culture, International Holidays, International Travel Tips, Legends and Myths|

On January 28th, 2017, families worldwide will celebrate the new year with traditions rooted in ancient myth and historic practice.

Ask an International Etiquette Expert: Name 10 Unique Global New Year Traditions

By |2018-10-11T14:55:01-05:00December 21st, 2016|Cross-Cultural, Culture, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, International Holidays, International Travel Tips, Lifestyle|

From slamming doors and smashing plates, to eating soja noodles and midnight meals, people worldwide welcome the New Year with spectacular gusto! Countries celebrate with traditional customs. These 10 are just a few of the many unique ways to usher in a new year:

The Enduring Beauty of International Friendships

By |2018-10-11T14:55:06-05:00September 23rd, 2016|Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, France, International Travel Tips, Relationship Building, University Students|

There are countless joys of cultural immersion: learning a different language, finding yourself comfortable within your new surroundings, and making friends from a myriad of backgrounds.

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