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United States Cultural Etiquette

American culture regularly falls victim to stereotyping and belittlement, arguably thanks to its portrayal in Hollywood films and US television serials. As with all cultures, the image presented to the world is rarely representative. America is not simply a nation of baseball cap wearing, fast-food eating, obnoxious sports fans. Rather the United States has a culture […]

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Cross Cultural Comparisons: First Names And Forms Of Address

Proper introductions get relationships off on the right foot. “Of all social forms, I find proper introductions to be the most difficult. The combination of unarticulated expectations, conventions, and motives creates great potential for unparalleled awkwardness.” ~ Prem Krishnamurthy NORTH AMERICA USA – Once you’re introduced to someone (besides the President and other lofty figures), you can […]

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Montreal Music And Club Scene

As Canada’s second largest-city and the centre of French speaking North America, Montreal has always warranted a lot of attention from culture vultures eager to find the next-best-thing.  And while Montreal boasts its fair share of museums, theatres and renowned dance acts, it’s arguably the city’s rich, eclectic music and club-scene that draws visitors to […]

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Canada Facts And Trivia

Canada is an amazing country, with a great diversity of characteristics. Here are a few interesting facts about Canada. Facts About Canada Canada is the second largest country in the world, with 9,971,000 square kilometres of land. The baseball glove was invented in Canada in 1883. With only three people per square kilometer, Canada has […]