How to Shake Hands in Other Cultures

How to Shake Hands in Other Cultures; To Kiss Bow or Shake Hands [3-mins] How often do you kiss if that’s the way you greet each other? In Belgium, it is once. In the Netherlands, it is three times. In the USA you air-kiss (kissing when only the cheeks touch if...

Democracy and Cultural Diversity

Democracy and Cultural Diversity [4-min read] This writing is an attempt to explain, from a cultural point of view, why Democracy is not a World Universal “thing”. Democratic elections in Pakistan, Russia, Afghanistan, and Burma? The list is far from...

Humor in Different Countries

In a previous post on Humor in Different Countries (2012), I tried to make a point about humor not being culturally neutral. (Click here to read it). I don’t think there are many people who will disagree with the above point. In order to illustrate the...
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