Dwellworks Blog

A Visitor from Singapore

Last week, the Intercultural Services team at the Dwellworks headquarters in Cleveland welcomed a member of our team, Patricia Cheow. Patricia is an intercultural trainer from Singapore traveling...

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8 Culturally Significant Winter Celebrations Around the World

For the northern hemisphere, winter brings cooler temperatures and longer nights. In the southern hemisphere, the weather warms and residents take their vacations to enjoy the extended daylight....

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How to be a Citizen of the World

What does it mean to be a citizen of the world? Being a global citizen means that you feel "at home" in any country. As the globe becomes more connected by the nanosecond, it can be overwhelming...

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Great Feasts Around the World

It is human nature to gather together to share a meal and enjoy one another’s company. While perhaps this ritual began as a survival tactic, it gradually transformed into feasts as we know them...

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Can Business Travelers Have Culture Shock?

According to InterNations, culture shock is the phenomenon where a person may feel nervous or alienated after realizing how foreign their new culture is after relocating. Individuals...

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Destination Profile: Mexico

Mexico is one of the most important developing economies in Latin America and worldwide. From beautiful beaches to ruins of ancient civilizations to colonial towns, the country blends history and...

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Duty of Care: Navigating Political Waters

Imagine you are out to dinner with foreign colleagues. You are asked about your opinion on the recent news in your home country, which is hotly debated, even in your office at home. You know...

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What is Intercultural Communication?

Communication is tough. It’s tough making yourself clear whether it’s your best friend, your brother, boss, teacher, child, or spouse. There are so many ways to communicate and each person has...

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Autumn Celebrations Around the World

As the autumn season progresses throughout the northern hemisphere, people from all walks of life gear up for various fall festivals and ceremonies. From celebrations deeply rooted in faith, to...

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Destination Profile: Exploring in Style

It’s 5:45 in the morning and you just made it through airport security. You find your gate, park your luggage next to your chair, and open your news app as you wait for your flight to begin...

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