• Cross-cultural Website

    New Website

    I know it has been a while since I posted, but in the background this has been happening... Look forward to more regular blog posts from now on!
    Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
  • Happy International Literacy Day!

    Today (8 September) is International Literacy Day! Photo by Philip Strong on Unsplash This is an initiative of the UN to celebrate progress in improving literacy rates, as well as look at areas that still need to be...
    Thursday, September 7th, 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
  • Happy Harmony Day!

    Harmony Day, 21 March, is an Australian initiative to celebrate the diversity in our communities. I like the name, because just like an orchestra, it takes all sorts of instruments to make a spectacular sound....ok...
    Monday, March 20th, 2017
  • App Review: Hopper

    Today's post is for the travelers who like to get a bargain - aka everyone. 😊 I just discovered an app called Hopper and am already loving it. Basically, it uses historical data to predict...
    Monday, February 20th, 2017
  • 100 Cross-Cultural Posts!

    WOW! Time to celebrate! 🎉 This post is my 100th post on Collaborative Bridges! Image Source: Luca Upper (Unsplash) That's 100 cross-cultural tips, thoughts, musings, articles and more. THANK YOU to everyone who reads my posts...
    Monday, January 23rd, 2017
  • Hindi learning update – 500 words!

    According to my Memrise app, I've hit 500 Hindi words! My journey with learning Hindi has definitely been an off-and-on process. I found a "Teach Yourself Hindi" book in India for $5 in 2009 -...
    Monday, September 19th, 2016
  • Inspiring Ted Talk – Reading the World

    Today I just wanted to share an awesome Ted Talk I came across. Ann Morgan thought she was "well read." But she looked at her bookshelf one day to realise she had only read US...
    Monday, March 14th, 2016
  • Voluntourism Part 9: Wrapping it up…for now

    This series on voluntourism on my blog has been interesting for me to write...hopefully it has been interesting for someone to read too! To share some final thoughts on the topic (for now), I want...
    Monday, September 14th, 2015
  • Dipping my toe in…

    Lots of exciting news today! First, you'll notice that my blog has undergone a couple of format changes. I NOW HAVE A LOGO! It has been something I've been meaning to create for a while,...
    Saturday, July 18th, 2015