Today, there are hundreds of celebrations held around the world in the spirit of conviviality and Irish tradition. Learn more about how world cultures have come to celebrate this festive holiday.
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.
From jubilant 70th birthday celebrations to listening to stories with rapt attention, cultures have found unique ways to honor their elders.
You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day—people in countries around the world enjoy merrymaking on this festive day.
Ever wonder how the “day of love” is celebrated around the world?
You don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – many cultures enjoy this festive day!
International Valentine’s Day Celebrations, Part II – Asian Traditions Continuing the theme of Valentine’s Day around the world, we will now look to the East to discover more international traditions. While some celebrations of love in Asian cultures are rooted in ancient traditional holidays, others involve adaptations of popular Western customs. Either way, the following [...]
Ever wonder how the “day of love” is celebrated around the world? Many cultures dedicate a special day to expressing love and appreciation to loved ones, family, and friends. Though not always celebrated on February 14th, a wide variety of modern customs and long-standing traditions are observed worldwide. Whether traveling abroad or simply curious about [...]
Toasting around the World As I mentioned in my earlier blog, champagne was traditionally served at the Coronations of French kings. It has historically been associated with christenings, new beginnings, and rare moments including New Year’s Eve festivities around the world for this reason. We can thank the Ancient Greeks for introducing the art of [...]
In light of the many hours spent in 2014 interviewing all the people who contributed insights to my forthcoming book, Access to Asia, I now have many more colleagues and friends to toast with a glass of champagne in the New Year. Of course, most of you know that in Asian countries with significant Chinese [...]