Education and Culture

The welfare of the country and a high amount of its public or private expenses on education don’t necessarily guarantee a high outcome of results. Measured by the standards of …

‘Armenia? Do you really want to go to Armenia?!’

‘Armenia? Do you really want to go to Armenia?!’ – asked my mother a couple of weeks ago when this April Armenian people went on the streets to fight for a better …

‚Röstigraben‘ and the ‚Willensnation‘ or how the Swiss master their multilingual country.

What does it mean to live in a multilingual country? Is it a curse or an advantage in our globalized world?  Despite the ‚Röstigraben‘, the mental border between the French- …

The Importance of Historical Heritage

A very interesting article on how the tradition of respectful language of the indigenous populations in Mexico influence the today’s Mexican way of communicating. Moreover, it makes visible the link between …

Home Sweet Home?

While the HSBC’s 2017, Expat Explorer survey reveals the most popular reasons given for relocating to a new country such as ‘to fulfil a sense of adventure’, ‘to increase a …

In Expat Heaven

‘In expat heaven, safety levels are Swiss, leisure options are South African, teachers are Finnish and neighbours are Mexican. In expat hell, safety levels are South African, leisure options are …