Michigan & Germany: A Shared Passion for Beer and So Much More

By Ruixuan Ran While Michigan has sister-states in China, Japan, and the Netherlands, Michigan might share more similarities with another place. Over the Atlantic Ocean, in the heart of Europe, lies Germany – a country that the state of Michigan has a lot in common with. Beyond a deep-shared passion for beer, Germany and Michigan both… Read More Michigan & Germany: A Shared Passion for Beer and So Much More

Russia: A Collection of Cultural Oddities

By: Savannah Klein Russia is an intriguing country with a rich culture and deeply rooted traditions. Whether you are conducting business in Russia or simply visiting at your own leisure, it is important to be aware of these ingrained, and occasionally eccentric, customs. Mealtime Rituals When asked to attend dinner at an acquaintance’s house, ensure… Read More Russia: A Collection of Cultural Oddities