Why Christmas markets are the best thing about winter in Germany

You may have heard of (or have experienced if you live here) the dark and gloomy days that Germany is known for in the winter. While this is true to some extent, my favourite time of year in Germany is winter. Am I just crazy? No! Because there are Christmas...

American work culture explained

Like every culture, American work culture has its pros and cons. In essence, work is everything for us – that was the original idea behind “The American Dream”. We take very little vacation, work long hours, and put the success of the individual over the group....

Don’t say these things if you get a job interview in the UK

I have been to many job interviews in the United Kingdom, though they were all in London. From a 10-minute meeting were we both realised the recruiter didn’t do a very good job of explaining anything, to a full-day of interviews with five different people in the...