Stuck with an unexpected import bill – 4 tips for less financial risk

They trucked the crate elsewhere for fumigation because it was too large for airport facilities. The banana leaves inside were a definite no-no.  It took me some time to recoup this unexpected $1,200 fumigation import bill.   So why banana leaves after four perfect imports? I source direct from small cooperatives and the crate contained […]

A cross-cultural negotiation experience

“If you do not leave now I will miss my plane” Cross culture negotiation is a skill that develops when you expand your knowledge about and experiences with other cultures. I applied this skill in negotiating the departure of a minibus so I could catch my plane. After a chilly and bumpy 20-minute trip on […]

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