Sarah-Jane Williams

8 Mistakes Tourists Make in Russia


  Everybody makes some mistakes when they travel – this is part of discovering the world and experiencing new cultures.  People also, usually, learn from their mistakes.  Locals are often tolerant of tourists’ faux pas, as they understand that different nationalities have different cultures and ways of doing things.  There are some mistakes, however, that(…)

Brazil’s 12 Stadiums for the 2014 Soccer World Cup


Football is HUGE in Brazil.  The fire and passion of a match, especially a World Cup game, is electrifying and exciting.  The country is currently preparing to host the 2014 World Cup, and there are 12 stadiums around the country that will be used. Even if you do not plan to watch a game, football(…)

6 Things to Expect When Dating Someone from Dubai


When people from different cultures start dating, there are bound to be several cultural differences at the start.  These can be confusing, and can also lead to misunderstandings and upset.  A multicultural relationship is fraught with potential faux pas, and makes it even more nerve-wracking that dating someone of the same culture. As a helpful(…)

8 Mistakes Tourists Make in Dubai


The United Arab Emirates’ ultra modern city of Dubai offers glitz and glamour for all.  It is a shopper’s paradise, with a stunning waterfront, the world’s tallest building, and a variety of things to do and see. There are some common mistakes that tourists make when visiting Dubai.  Some are relatively minor, whilst others can(…)