9 Tips on How to better communicate with Americans

Originally posted on Southeast Schnitzel:
When first-time expatriates arrive in the United States they are often underprepared for the North American way of communicating. This is especially true for Central Europeans who tend to assume that i) they learned enough about American communication patterns via literature and media consumption, and/or ii) communication styles are very similar…

The dimensions of culture learning and how they affect us abroad

It is important to address the dimensions of culture learning, as we all also go through these as we travel and learn about other places, cultures and people and as we learn about ourselves through this process.