The very first time our families met, one of my sister and nephew greeted my sister-in-law with the traditional french la bise . Basically they went straight to her and hit each of her cheeks against theirs quite quickly. She was totally taken aback believing she was getting french kissed for greeting. Continue reading East meets West: politeness and social conventions
My husband and I moved to the US in September 2017. He got assigned to the US as an expatriate and I agreed to follow him, knowing that I would find my job when we come back to Germany. Since we arrived here everyone as been asking us how we like it here if we found our american dream in Raleigh North Carolina. Now that … Continue reading How is life in America?