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Cheaters? Why Germans Celebrate Christmas Twice

If you want to celebrate your German heritage in a special way, today is the day. On December 6, "Nikolaus"
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Cheaters? Why Germans Celebrate Christmas Twice

Navigating the cultural pitfall of doggy bags

The American custom of bagging up leftovers in restaurants is still disconcerting for most restaurants in France and Germany. Smaller
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Navigating the cultural pitfall of doggy bags

Charity: A little-known cultural difference between Germany and the US

Germans devote less money, time, and energy to charity than Americans. Instead, Germans, rely on the government to address health,
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Charity: A little-known cultural difference between Germany and the US

Different motivations behind diets in America and in France

Americans are obsessed with calorie-counting and fat-free food. However, the biggest difference between diets in America and France lies in
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Different motivations behind diets in America and in France

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American Culture

In American Culture, you will find insights into the American way of doing business. I deal with lighthearted topics like why Americans can’t drive, or more political subjects like the role of guns in everyday US life. Sometimes I’ll write about current news, and explain differences or why a given topic is so important for Americans.Read More

French Culture

In the “French Culture” pages, you will find other insights into the French approach to business. I address accessible subjects and reveal key elements of French culture. Understanding cultural differences can help your company success in your business with the French.Read More

Germany Culture

Here you will find informative insights into the special ways in which Germans think, feel and act about all sorts of things. I deal with lighthearted topics like German humor, organizational subjects like maternity leave in Germany, as well as current news when it arises.Read More