Culture

Interview with Mark Flower

The importance of culture in customer service

Interview with Mark Flower Mark Flower worked in a multilingual and multicultural environment in the customer service quality department for the online hotel reservations company Booking.com for over 13 years. From Gibraltar, he lives and… leer más
A horse in the feria de Seville

The origin of ferias in Spain

It’s hot in Spain, so I want to talk about some lighter stuff. Today I’ll tell you about the history of ferias in Spain.  Besides one-day traditions like the night of San Juan, Spain is… leer más

The Night of San Juan in Spain

Although summer officially starts on 21 June, The Night of San Juan in Spain falls on 23 June.  The night of San Juan in Spain celebrates the summer solstice. San Juan (Saint John) also has… leer más
machine translation and recipes

Machine translation and recipes

Most Europeans have a soft spot for Scotland. It’s understandable with its breathtaking cliffs, castles that tell tales of bygone times and the irresistible petrichor, especially after the first shower of the day. Those who… leer más

How to adapt food and drink brand names to other countries

When I was a child, I was a fussy eater. I was the typical kid that would really struggle at dinnertime. I hated pulses with a passion and would take hours to eat them. Nowadays,… leer más
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What makes a good translation?

Speaking a language doesn’t make you a translator I’m sure you have heard a translator say that knowing a language doesn’t make you a translator. Today I’ll explain to you, with a recent example, why… leer más
New Year traditions throughout the world

New Year traditions throughout the world

How are you going to welcome in 2019?   Last year, I spoke about some Christmas traditions around Spain. Since Christmas is a long season, this year I am going to talk about some traditions to… leer más
Traditions lost in translation

Traditions lost in translation can compromise your brand

Happy Thanksgiving!   Summer’s long over, but I’m still fondly reminiscing about those siestas in the hammock in the patio after lunch. A blissful moment of peace and quiet that’s only disturbed by a mosquito… leer más
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