South America

Santiago, Chile; Culture and Business

By |2018-10-11T14:54:17-05:00September 28th, 2018|Chile, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Culture, Intercultural, Lifestyle, Relationship Building, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, South America, Travel, Travel Etiquette|

  Santiago, Chile by pixabay Stretching along South America's lower western coast, the long and slender country of Chile is slightly smaller than Turkey, slightly larger than the U.S. state of Texas and contains more than five thousand islands. It comes as no surprise that Chile has been called one of [...]

Argentina- Best Places to Connect to Nature and Culture

By |2018-10-11T14:54:18-05:00September 26th, 2018|Career Tips, Chile, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Culture, Intercultural, intercultural competence, intercultural training case, International Travel Tips, Self-Awareness, South America, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette|

  Perito Moreno by Deensel on flikr With its name stemming from the Latin word for silver, the country of Argentina is home to rich landscapes including the rolling hills of Patagonia, the Andes Mountains and Iguazu Falls, which is 1.5 times higher than Niagara Falls. Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, is among one [...]

What You Need to Know About Hispanic Heritage Month

By |2018-10-11T14:54:19-05:00September 7th, 2018|Central America, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International Holidays, South America, Spain, Travel, U.S. Holidays|

Photo by Stéphan Valentin on Unsplash The U.S. is known for being a big melting pot due to its rich cultural diversity. It is estimated that 18 percent of U.S. Americans have an Hispanic or Latino heritage and are an integral part of the economic and social base of the country. As we [...]

Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in Chile: The Land of Poets

By |2018-10-11T14:54:20-05:00September 6th, 2018|Career Tips, Chile, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Culture and Commercialism, Global Etiquette, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International Travel Tips, Networking, Relationship Building, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, South America, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette|

Las Condes, Santiago by Deensel on flikr Due to the long vertical length of its territory, Chile is country of 7 climates, from tropical deserts in the north to the sub antarctic weather in the south. Also known as the “Land of Poets,” Chile is believed to have won this nickname because of [...]

3 Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in Argentina: The Land of Silver

By |2018-10-11T14:54:20-05:00September 5th, 2018|Argentina, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Culture, Customer Service Etiquette, Intercultural, intercultural competence, Language and Culture, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, South America, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, Workplace Diversity|

Buenos Aires photo by Deensel on flikr Argentum, the Latin term for silver, is the reason behind the country’s name Argentina. The origin comes from the first Spanish conquerors to reach the Rio de La Plata, or the Silver River, where they were welcomed by the natives with gifts from this precious material. [...]

World Tourism Day: Making the Most of International Experiences

By |2018-10-11T14:54:42-05:00September 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 |2018-10-11T14:54:43-05:00September 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.

South American Success: Celebrating Women’s History Month

By |2018-10-11T14:54:56-05:00March 6th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Cross-Cultural, Observances - Monthly & Daily, South America, US Observances|

This predominantly Spanish-speaking continent is home to several important female leaders who all played key roles making progress for women’s rights and females in the workforce.

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

By |2018-10-11T14:54:57-05:00February 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