The trials of repatriation

By Sascha Matuszak     At first glance, repatriation from a foreign placement back to a home country may seem like a return to familiar waters. But more often than not, people returning “home” from abroad find that almost everything has changed, including one’s own outlook on what home truly is.  Culture shock is a two-way … Continued

Personal Style and Shopping in Shanghai – Expert Tips for Everyone

By: Annie Atienza Image Consulting   For many Westerners, wardrobe shopping in Shanghai can be incredibly difficult. Sizes are constructed on an entirely different scale for the local population, making the hunt for proper fitting clothing seem impossible at times. This problem is compounded for shoppers whose figures are within the plus sized range, and … Continued