Traveling Etiquette

Global Gift Giving Customs in Central & Eastern Europe

By |2018-10-11T14:54:33-05:00November 28th, 2017|avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Culture, Europe, gift-giving, Global Celebrations, global competency, Gracious Living, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Networking, Relationship Building, Traveling Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette|

As part three of cross-cultural gift giving worldwide, let’s explore the different implications when giving and receiving gifts in Central and Eastern Europe (CEECs), as defined by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The countries included in CEECs are Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia, and the three Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Celebrating Tribes at Powwows

By |2018-10-11T14:54:34-05:00November 21st, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Austin, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Gracious Living, Indigenous Peoples, Lifestyle, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, United States|

In Austin, Texas a powwow occurred on November 4, 2017 and our intern Esther Sanchez attended. Here she shares her observations and we share cultural insight.

Short and Sweet Reads to Enlighten Your Travels Abroad

By |2018-10-11T14:54:38-05:00October 24th, 2017|book recommendations, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Gracious Living, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations, Travel, Travel Book Recommendations, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette|

Engage your mind on long haul flights. Spice up your travel with any one of these five insightful books to enhance your travel and cultural knowledge worldwide.

Love Your Translator: How Translation Can Boost Your Business

By |2018-10-11T14:54:42-05:00September 29th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Culture, global competency, Intercultural, intercultural competence, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Networking, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Relationship Building, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette|

When conducting business abroad, breaking the language barrier takes time, commitment, and intercultural competence. To ensure that nothing is left unsaid or lost in translation, consider hiring a professional translator to facilitate successful cross-cultural exchange.

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.

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.

8 Ways to Make the Most of an Airport Layover

By |2018-10-11T14:54:44-05:00August 9th, 2017|Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Gracious Living, Modern Manners, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette|

While spending several hours stuck waiting for your next flight may be tedious, airport layovers don’t have to be boring. Use one of these tips for your next airport interim, and make the most of your time on the ground!

Summer, Sun, & Shades: Modern Manners for Wearing Sunglasses

By |2018-10-11T14:54:48-05:00June 26th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business Etiquette, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Social Etiquette, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, Wardrobe|

Sunglasses are an important accessory, not only to prevent health issues, but for fashion appeal as well. However, knowing when and where it’s appropriate to wear them during the summer sun will help you avoid unwanted situations.

10 Modern Summer Travel Tips for Pet Appreciation Week

By |2018-10-11T14:54:50-05:00June 1st, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Cross-Cultural, Houseguest Etiquette, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Pet Etiquette, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette|

If you’re traveling with your furry companion this summer, consider these 10 modern summer travel tips for June’s Pet Appreciation Week and make the most of your dog days.

Six Tips to Be Cross-Culturally Savvy in 2017

By |2018-10-11T14:55:00-05:00January 4th, 2017|Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Global Etiquette, Gracious Living, Traveling Etiquette|

Whether you’re preparing to voyage internationally, managing a multicultural team, or simply want to gain insight into global cultures, these six tips will help you develop a deeper comprehension of diverse perspectives and a powerful appreciation of traditions worldwide.

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