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Trevi Fountain in Rome

‘La vita è bella in Italia’.

For all its sparkling Italian charm, chic fashion, gastronomic heaven, scintillating art, fascinating architecture and breathtaking countryside, Italy is home to many cultural quirks. For instance, were you aware that it is taboo to order a cappuccino in the afternoon in Italy? Apart from being bad etiquette, it does not play well with the digestion […]


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Is Easter a symbol of hope, renewal and new life, or is it all about the chocolate?!

Easter is on the horizon, but what does it mean across the globe? How do various cultures embrace this celebration? Are traditions more religious or commercial? Perhaps some countries see both forms of celebrations as valid. Whatever the convention, just as we saw in the Valentine Blog, Easter festivities bring a whole variety of weird […]


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Once the decision has been made to invest in an international communications strategy to support your exporting activities, as with any investment, it’s important to make sure it pays off. But how do you avoid the pitfalls of a world that can be difficult to understand, that is the world of foreign languages? For those […]


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Happy Commonwealth Day!

It’s a time to celebrate the coming together of countries, a symphony of cultural and political borders that joined forces back in 1949 to create an arrangement of continual prosperity across 52 member nations. The yearly event, which occurs on the second Monday in March, marks this day with a particular theme, whose melody varies […]


Palma cathedral at sunset in Mallorca

Learn how to skilfully flamenco the Spanish way!

There is so much more to Spain than flamenco, siestas, sangria, tapas and paella, but learning the art of Spanish culture when attempting to broaden your business horizons to Spain will still go a long way to forging a long-lasting business deal. You will find that Spain is recognised as having the most idiosyncratic culture […]


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