Embracing autumn

Embracing autumn

Traces of summer linger long in southern climes. The beaches are still bright with parasols in late October, and bathers still splash happily in our calm Mediterranean waters still warm from the summer sun. Tourists fill the pavement cafés, sipping coffee as they soak...

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Reunion at the Chamber of Commerce in Timisoara

Reunion at the Chamber of Commerce in Timisoara

 Timisoras Chamber of Commerce describes itself as an autonomous organization helping its 725 members by promoting their interests and leading them to successfully compeed in today’s economy. Founded in 1850, the Chamber of Commerce worked from various locations...

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Tiny tips for time management

Tiny tips for time management

We’re all busy translating, but self-employment requires effective strategies for self-management and productivity. Here are a few tips for making the day go smoothly. Start your day the organised way Spend the first fifteen minutes of each day planning your schedule....

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Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong Norak Asia Pacific has a meeting with the president of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Marisa Flores, along with the Senior Trade Commissioner of Spain Cristina Teijelo and the new secretary general of the Chamber...

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Xenoglossophobia

Xenoglossophobia

We’ve all heard of agoraphobia, claustrophobia and arachnophobia… but how about xenoglossophobia? Since this is a translation blog, I guess it’s something that doesn’t affect you, because xenoglossophobia is actually the fear of foreign languages. It is considered a...

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Gaslighting. Are you losing your mind?

Gaslighting. Are you losing your mind?

There hasn’t been much time for fun this summer. It’s been a never-ending stream of urgent translation jobs and high temperatures. The beach might be five minutes away, but August is here, and I haven’t set foot on the sand. Nevertheless, I’ve still enjoyed my summer...

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Shhhh! You’ll scare the birds!

Shhhh! You’ll scare the birds!

Spanish festivals are noisy affairs. The bands are loud; the people are noisy. Many of these celebrations culminate in massive firework displays. Barrages of rockets, helicopters and cones shoot up into the night sky, reverberating through the streets and sending the...

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Don’t mess up!

Don’t mess up!

The world’s greatest thinkers and philosophers, self-help book authors, teachers and parents all urge us not to take our mistakes too seriously. The idea is that we should learn from our mistakes and accept them as part of life’s mysterious way of turning us into more...

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Joint expansion in Italy

Joint expansion in Italy

 Joint venture between the language service providers Noraktrad and Dos MundosThe two international language service providers Noraktrad and dos mundos are expanding together in Italy. The two managing directors Dr. Stephan Oeller (Noraktrad) and Thomas Döring (dos...

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