Tips for Expats Living and Working Abroad

Travel the world! Meet new people! Experience different languages, cultures, cuisines!  Sounds idyllic, alluring.  And while many of us travel occasionally, it is quite different when you become an expat. Being an expat is more complicated. There is more paperwork, time and legal requirements. But lest that scare you away from becoming one, never fear!…

Latinx and The Linguistic Revolution

  You may have heard that it is now perfectly acceptable to use “they” when referring to a single person. The old “he/she” rule is now passé. In fact, the singular “they” was named Word of the Year in 2016 by over 200 linguists who make up the American Dialect Society. “They” is a gender-neutral…

Being an Expat: The Rewards

  Reasons for becoming an expat or expatriate, a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country other than that of their birth, are as varied as the people who call themselves expats. For many, the reason is financial benefits and most are required to relocate because of their jobs. Some become expats for adventure,…

Global Marketing. It’s a Cultural Thing.

Gone are the days when doing business globally took months. Although the world may be getting figuratively smaller in the information age, there are still distinct cultural differences among nations that will influence international marketing efforts. Since companies have a seemingly endless list of possible international partners, knowing a certain culture’s programming will give your…