culture

For Amazing, Affordable Vacations, Travel Slowly

Regardless of how long your vacation is, the slower you travel and the less you plan, the more rewarding (and affordable!) your trip will be.

Cultural Considerations in Negotiations

It's crucial for small business owners to have an idea of the cultural factors affecting a negotiation going in, whether or not you're doing business internationally.

Money Related Traditions for Celebrating Chinese New Year

The Chinese Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, is celebrated annually by billions of people around the world. In 2010, New Year's Day falls on February 14th. Here are some of the

What frugal lessons can we learn from the demoscene?

The "demoscene" loosely refers to an underground computer art movement where the emphasis is on creating amazing-but-compact demonstrations โ€” hence the name. What can its evolution

Deal Fu: Inside the Culture of Obsessed Bargain Hunters, Part I

The media covers tragedies like Wal-Mart tramplings, but they've neglected thriving communities on the web who'll stop at nothing to get the deals they're delirious about. We're โ€”

For the Love of Ramen: An Interview with Ed from RamenRamenRamen.net

When I brainstorm for cheap eats I often think of packets of ramen. Today I had the pleasure of interviewing Ed from rame

Chinese Money Habits - How My Culture Influences My Attitudes Toward Money

I moved to the United States when I was a child from Yangzhou, China. After sixteen years, I could easily pass as an American because I speak English without an accent, and I am w

What You Don't Know About Sushi

Think you know a thing or two about sushi, eh? I thought the same thing until Trevor Corson, author of The Zen of Fish made a guest appearance on my local radio station to dispe