7 Must-try Authentic Dishes for When You Visit Britain

You've all heard of fish 'n' chips, roast dinners and full English fry-ups but here is a list of seven dishes from across Great Britain that you have to try if you want to really immerse yourself in the culture. 1. Chicken Tikka Masala Like all the dishes in this list there are variances and... Continue Reading →

The 5 Most Extraordinary Acts of Predation Ever Caught on Camera

Seagull Devours Rabbit Seagulls; those ubiquitous denizens of the seaside, notorious for their incessant squawking and scavenging. They can be pesky critters as they prefer a fish-and-chips diet so beachgoers must remain vigilant lest a gull swoops in. Seagulls otherwise prey on a wide range of creatures on both land and from the sea, including... Continue Reading →

Birmingham, Gloucester, Plymouth, and their Trans-Atlantic Twins

Birmingham  Birmingham, Alabama's towering skyline (elements.envato.com) The ‘Magic City’ was founded in 1871 and was planned from the very beginning to become the massive manufacturing hub it burgeoned into. Today, it is Alabama’s premier metropolis and is regarded as one of the US’s best places to earn a crust. Because the city was always planned to... Continue Reading →

How Native English Speakers can Communicate Better with Non-Native English Speakers in Business

Here are five ways to help your international business contacts avoid misunderstandings that could cost you dearly. Assuming you’re a Briton, American or another native English speaker (NES), imagine you are holding a video conference with half a dozen proficient non-native English speakers (NNES), say some departmental managers of a manufacturing firm in Spain. Because... Continue Reading →

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