The differences between Western and Eastern storytelling

This might come across as a topic that people rarely think about, but if you happen to be a fan of books and novels and have a background that involves…

About Chinese Fonts

When it comes to Chinese language, we don’t need to quote numbers and statistics to convince someone that it’s one of the most widely used languages in the world. Everyone…

Similarities between Thai and Mandarin

Today we’re going to dive in and take a look at the linguistic similarities between two languages, both of which originate from Asian countries with a considerable proximity to one…

Age & Asia: how old are we, according to the East Asian age reckoning?

While in the western world, asking someone about their age might be considered taboo (especially women) — if you travel to Korea, you’ll notice that the first thing someone will…

Ever wondered which Japanese fonts you should use?

Japanese language is a fascinating topic, and inspired by our Japanese week we decided to keep things going and provide you with some practical information regarding it. One of the…

Why do Koreans and Japanese understand each other?

Japan and Korea have shared a common cultural tradition of broadly defined Confucianism, which in general is quite different from the Western tradition. Their modern fate diverged after the East…

8 Interesting Words & Phrases of Asia

What’s fascinating to me the most about this phrase is its literal translation, which is, “Did you eat rice?” While recently doing some research on Asian Cultures, I came across some…

5 successful marketing strategies for Asia-Pacific region

Establishing a business within the Asian-Pacific region requires a high level of knowledge for the local markets and culture, unprecedented in any other part of the world.  We have previously…

Similarities, despite the differences. What connects the East and the West?

“Humans are creatures driven by the idea of development. In this sense, different people have developed differently, which is very logical since progress is affected by desire and ambition as…

How to overcome the language barrier in international business

Language barriers can create insurmountable challenges for businesses’ overseas operations. How can they be surpassed in order for a reputable brand image and smooth communication to be established? Today’s global…