As part of doing business globally and operating across cultures, we often want to predict how others are going to behave. Our typical heuristic, understandably, is culture. We read a book, an article, or a blog post about cultural differences. We learn about how Germans or Chinese or Italians are different from us — how they think…

Snoop Dogg Digging Romanian Cuisine

Last week, Snoop Dogg shared with his 9.3m followers on Instagram a selfie full of swag (like always) with an interesting location tag in Bogata, a small Romanian village close to Transilvania. Everybody went crazy with it and wondered what is Dogg doing in that remote location. Even if the geotag choice was the result of…

Single-Serving Friends – You Had At Least One

Fight Club mentions them, I’ve met them and you definitely have one to talk about from one of your traveling experiences. Single-serving friends are the people you meet and talk to for only a short period of time. Perhaps you were bored while waiting for the bus, or maybe while traveling by airplane. Perhaps you…

How NOT to Travel in Paris

Last autumn, while the leaves were falling, youngsters were starting school and people were highly romantic, I, as a newly single lady, decided to go to Paris (ha-ha, nice one) for a three days trip. It all began with a detour through the South of Germany, and continued with a 7 hours night bus fare….

How To Cope with Music Festivals

  Being in your 20’s most likely means (if you’re not one of those exceptions in life and you have all of your shit together)  you’re quite…lost. You have this feeling of achievement and start of “adulthood” after those first years at Uni, while you look back and hate everything you’ve done the years before, even your tastes in…everything!…