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Catalonia & Spain: 4 Cultural Differences

By |2018-10-11T14:54:30-05:00January 16th, 2018|Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, Calalonia, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Europe, global competency, intercultural competence, Language and Culture, Music, Spain|

As the Catalonian referendum continues to make international headlines, people around the world are asking about the cultural distinctions between Catalonia, a region in northeastern Spain, and the rest of the Spanish territory. During my business travels to Barcelona, Spain, the phrase ‘Catalonia is not Spain’ has not only been heard, but viscerally experienced during [...]

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.

International Dining Etiquette Tips

By |2018-10-11T14:54:45-05:00August 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!

12 Lucky Wedding Traditions for Around the World

By |2018-10-11T14:54:46-05:00July 21st, 2017|Africa, Asia, China, Chinese Culture, Culture, Czech Republic, Europe, Germany, Global Celebrations, Global Traditions, Lifestyle, Thailand, Wedding|

Whether you’ve planned a traditional June ceremony, a winter wedding, or are taking your chances with a July matrimony, consider one of these traditions for a stroke of luck on your special day!

5 Cross Cultural Tips for Business Travelers in Poland

By |2018-10-11T14:54:46-05:00July 11th, 2017|Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Europe, global competency, Intercultural, International Protocol, Travel|

If your next business voyage brings you to the streets of Warsaw or avenues of Krakow, consider these tips for successful communication and culturally-savvy interactions.

An Issue on the Rise – World Population Day

By |2018-10-11T14:54:46-05:00July 11th, 2017|Africa, Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, Australia, Central America, China, Culture, Europe, global competency, International Holidays, Observances - Monthly & Daily|

Working together to provide a safe and sustainable future for posterity is essential for managing and resolving issues related to population.

To Berlin and Beyond: 3 Cross-Cultural Tips for Business Travelers in Germany

By |2018-10-11T14:54:48-05:00June 15th, 2017|avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Europe, Germany, global competency, International Protocol|

In order to access Germany's dynamic market and build long-lasting relationships, remember these cultural tips for a business trip that’s worth every euro.

How Father’s Day is Celebrated Around the World

By |2018-10-11T14:54:49-05:00June 13th, 2017|Africa, Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, global competency, Global Traditions, Mexico, U.S. Holidays, US Observances|

As U.S. Americans prepare to honor fathers, father-figures, and male role-models; we share the unique traditions of 10 countries celebrating in different months

5 Daydream Worth Spots: Celebrating National Tourism Week

By |2018-10-11T14:54:51-05:00May 2nd, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Europe, France, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Middle East, Observances - Monthly & Daily, US Observances|

In honor of National Tourism Week, May 7-13, we share travel tips for the 5 most visited destinations in 2016.

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