Useful Links

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Destination Services

Destination Services


US Dept of State

US Dept of State (Bureau of Counselor Affairs)

American Citizens Abroad  Expatriate Women

International Schools


Families in Global Transition

Understanding American Schools

School Choice International

School Placement

US - Rules for Tipping

Online Crisis Management Resources

International SOS

Association of Contingency Planners

“American” Society for Industrial Security (ASIS International)

Disaster and Emergency Response Association (DERA)

Disaster Recovery International Foundation (DRI)

Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAP)

The Business Continuity Institute

U.S. Department of State/Travel

Worldwide Assistance Services

SHRM Crisis Management Resources

Crisis Management in Today’s Business Environment: HR’s Strategic Role by Nancy R. Lockwood

Disaster Preparedness Resources



Online Language Immersion Tips

Voice of America – Learning English

British Council – Learn English (Adults)

British Council – Learn English (Kids)

BBC Learning English

Simple English Wikipedia

“English with Jennifer“ – ESL Lessons

Plain Language - Simple Words and Phrases

Tips on studying a foreign language


Google Translate

Babel Fish Translator


Phonetics Exercises (University of Iowa)

Pronunciation of Words Across the World

Intercultural Training & Global Talent Management

Geert Hofstede’s Cultural Value Dimensions

US CIA Country Profiles

Lonely Planet Travel Guide

Cultural Customs and Etiquette

Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands

US - Rules for Tipping

UN Standard of Living Statistics

U.S. State Department – Country & Travel Profiles

World Values Survey