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Tembua - The Precision Language Solution

The Tembua team thoroughly enjoyed our 15,000 mile trek to the Arab Health 2014 Conference in Dubai. We had a wonderful time learning about the culture and meeting people from all over the world. Of course, we hope to build relationships with them too. If you're curious about our experiences we'd love to share them. Just give us a call or an email! 

Thank You,

Patricia May - CEO
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Our Dubai Experience...
What an Amazing Adventure!

Taste of Dubai My First Taste of Dubai
Each diner received a plate with a whole tomato, cucumber and lemon, carrot slices and greens. I'd come to Dubai several days before the Arab Health Conference to acclimate to the time change and vacation a bit in a part of the world that was new to me. Read more...

No Fish on the Train


No Fish on the Train
The call to prayer from the mosque on the next block woke me before dawn. I can't think of a better way to remind my sleepy brain where I am! I lifted the blackout curtain--necessary because the room faces east and the sun is intense--and looked down on early-morning Dubai. Read more...


Setting Up at Arab Health, or, Baa
The Tembua Team I feel a bit like a sheep.

The metro and the cabs drop off hundreds and hundreds of passengers as close to the entrance of the conference center as possible. But the entrance is at the corner of Halls 4 & 5. We turn left because our exhibit is in Hall 1, a long way down Concourse 1. Read more...


How English Is Ruining Innovation in Dubai
As the Arab Health show continued, I was able to talk to people on a more individual level. One of the most interesting conversations was with an older Emirati. He stood at the counter of our stand and, before I could step out to greet him, he told me that English is ruining innovation all over the world. Read more...

In This Issue
Do you know how many languages there are in the world? 

Answer: 6,909

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Thinking About Doing Business in Russia?

I traveled through Sochi when a student in Russia. It's a beautiful city with palms, gardens and, of course, the nearby mountains. 

In honor of the recent Olympics we thought it would be fun to highlight some interesting facts about Russia. Enjoy!
  • Did you know the Russian language does not include the definite or indefinite articles 'the' and 'a'?
  • Russian language uses the Cyrillic alphabet instead of Latin and is one of the 5 most spoken languages in the world.
  • Russians never shake hands over a door way, they believe it leads to arguments.
Blini (Russian Pancakes)

One of the most popular Russian recipes! Click here to get the recipe.

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