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Christmas Traditions Around The World

December 18, 2013 Comments

Christmas is one of the most important celebrations of joy and happiness around the world. I personally enjoy Christmas with immense fervor and enthusiasm. In Argentina, we officially start getting ready for Christmas on December 8th. That is the day when the whole family, especially the kids, en...

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Culture Curation
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Culture, Traditions, Translation Blog
GPI Tribute to Nelson Mandela

December 09, 2013 Comments

In recent days, people all over the world have been paying tribute to one of our generation’s greatest civil rights leaders and freedom fighters, and rightly so. Born on July 18, 1918 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was as a brave, relentless anti-apartheid revolutionary and impassioned philanthropist....

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Culture Curation
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Localization, Culture, Africa
Thanksgiving Around the World

November 26, 2013 Comments

Thanksgiving has been officially celebrated in the US since 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln declared the final Thursday of November a public holiday. However it dates back to an earlier, three-day celebration in 1621 when English settlers, known as pilgrims, gave thanks to God for their first ha...

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Culture Curation
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Culture, Traditions, Translation Blog
Multiculturality and Health: From ACA to ROI!

November 25, 2013 Comments

Globalization Partners International attended the recent Multicultural Health Conference 2013 at the Metro Marriott in Washington, DC. The timing for this year’s event could not have been more opportune as it not only coincided with the ACA (American Care Act) taking effect but it also marked the fi...

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Global Conferences
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Health, Medical Translation, Culture
Halloween Traditions Around the World

October 29, 2013 Comments

Many people might wonder where on earth Halloween originated? While it is very popular in Canada and the US with estimates stating that 65% of Americans decorate for Halloween and more candy is sold on Halloween than on any other US holiday, it is less popular around the world but is growing in its ...

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Culture Curation
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Culture, Halloween, Translation Blog
Chinese Culture and Travel Part II

October 16, 2013 Comments

I have lived in the United States for over 8 years since 2005 and I am very fortunate to go back to Taiwan at least once a year. It has been very interesting to see how things evolve and scenes change over the years. In Year 2008 the Taiwan policy of travel restrictions for Mainland China citizens t...

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Country Specific
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China, Chinese, Travel, Culture

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