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 [...]

Keeping Up in Korea: 2018 Travel Tips

By |2018-10-11T14:54:29-05:00January 22nd, 2018|Asia, avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Global Celebrations, Intercultural, Korea, Language and Culture, Olympics, South Korea, Sport Etiquette, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette|

  From speed skating to Alpine skiing, the Winter Games offer chills and thrills for spectators worldwide. The year’s games will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and thousands of sports enthusiasts are gearing up to witness the competition in early February. With so many nationalities represented in the games and in the stands, cultural [...]

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.

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.

3 Tips for Eco-Friendly Gift Giving

By |2018-10-11T14:54:32-05:00December 8th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business and the Environment, Cross-Cultural, gift-giving, Global Etiquette, Gracious Living, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Networking, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, Travel, University Students|

When planning this year’s holiday gifts, consider your environmental impact, here are 3 tips to help you soften this blow on Mother Nature without having to sacrifice your gifting aesthetics.

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.

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.

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.

The Places You’ll Go: Preparing for Study Abroad Culture Tips

By |2018-10-11T14:54:43-05:00August 28th, 2017|avoiding international blunders, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Culture, global competency, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, Lifestyle, Millennials, Relationship Building, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Social Etiquette, United States, University Students|

Although the prospect of starting a new chapter in an unfamiliar location may be daunting for many, the school is there to support you during your journey. For those preparing for a semester abroad, follow these 4 tips for a smooth and successful journey!

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