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Something I really dislike in America: Plastics

America: the land of plastics Cucumbers are sleeved in plastic films, and baby carrots are filled in resealable plastic pouches. Even
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Something I really dislike in America: Plastics

I Love The American Principle Of Making Good Choices

When it comes to parenting, I'm a big fan of the American principle of making good choices. In my second year
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I Love The American Principle Of Making Good Choices

I Hate Preparing Lunchboxes!

Preparing lunchboxes is the one thing I dislike most about living in the US. I'm not alone: all the French
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I Hate Preparing Lunchboxes!

June 2017 – Catherine’s Intercultural World in Review

Lidl's new stores opening in the US, the dynamic discounters in Germany, worldwide climate change, and presidents Macron and Trump
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June 2017 – Catherine’s Intercultural World in Review

Day-To-Day Differences

All about culture

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