• My first ramen experience…

    Today's a short but tasty post. Last week I got the opportunity to have ramen for the first time in Sydney (I know...I must have been living under a rock to not have tried it...
    Monday, May 8th, 2017
  • How do you eat cake?

    Cake - we all love it, we all eat it. What on earth does it have to do with a cross-cultural blog? Well firstly, it's on my mind as it was my birthday yesterday 😊...
    Monday, April 17th, 2017
  • Cool Non-English Words #4 Hygge

    When you start learning a new language, you very quickly discover there are words in other languages that have no exact translation in English (or your own mother-tongue). This series explores those linguistic novelties.... #4...
    Monday, December 26th, 2016
  • Cross-Cultural Festivals – do they work? (feat. Africultures Festival)

    My husband and I attended the Africultures Festival for the first time this year. It was a ridiculously hot day, but we were excited to do something different on a weekend. Colourful, sunny - but...
    Monday, April 4th, 2016
  • Containers

    Time for another fun post :-) What do you eat out of? How do you get takeaway? These might seem like the last questions you would ask in a cross-cultural situation, but I've noticed a...
    Monday, June 29th, 2015
  • See the world anew…

    The other night I was reminded at how interesting it is to see something for the first time, then to try and understand it, then to come to the realisation at how good that new...
    Friday, October 24th, 2014
  • Some positive news?

    Lately in the news there have been many negative stories about different cultures colliding. For example, the American beauty pageant winner who was accused of not being American enough because of her Indian heritage. Or...
    Sunday, September 22nd, 2013