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Is the American Health Care System Unhealthy?

After my son hurt himself badly at school, I wondered how much the hospital would charge us. Not the first
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Is the American Health Care System Unhealthy?

France vs. America: Valentine’s Day couldn’t be more different

I could easily have titled this blog “Germany vs. America” or “Europe vs. America” because the celebration of Valentine's Day
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France vs. America: Valentine’s Day couldn’t be more different

What Do Germans Really Think About The Super Bowl?

Sports is a comfortable small-talk topic. However, few Europeans are aware of the Super Bowl, and only a handful will
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What Do Germans Really Think About The Super Bowl?

If a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words, Does Trump, Merkel, or Macron Have the Best Portrait?

The official portraits of Trump, Merkel, and Macron couldn't be more different. Since WWII, Germany has avoided featuring overly strong
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If a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words, Does Trump, Merkel, or Macron Have the Best Portrait?

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