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Culture Shock! Hawai'i

by Brent Massey

This book has information on physical orientation but more importantly, it tells you about the people: what they value, why they act the way they do and how their unique history affects their philosophy and way of life. This book will help you cope with the volcano of unexpected issues when living in Hawai'i.

Culture Shock! Hungary

by Zsuzsanna Ardó

This book initiates you into some of the important steps and routines of the Hungarian culture. It makes you aware of local patterns so that you can avoid misconstruing them and aim to recognise individual variations on the cultural theme.

Culture Shock! India

by Gitanjali Kolanad

A guide to the customs, etiquette, food, traditions of India as well as information on entertaining, setting up business, setting up house, and social diversions

Culture Shock! Indonesia

by Barbara Hall Cathie Draine

Information and background for travelers and expatriates. Includes a brief history and description of the more familiar areas and ethnic groups (limited to Java, Sumatra, Bali, and Sulawesi) and facts, examples, and language to help the "shocked" function in society, business, and residence.

Culture Shock! Ireland

by Patricia M. Levy

Ireland has long held a fascination for people all over the world and with Europe set to become a stronger economic presence through the European Union. Ireland is experiencing an influx of visitors and new residents.

Culture Shock! Italy

by Alessandro Falassi Raymond Flower

With over three million copies in print, Culture Shock! is a bestselling series of culture and etiquette guides covering countless destinations around the world. For anyone at risk of culture shock, whether a tourist or a long-term resident, Culture Shock! provides a sympathetic and fun-filled crash course on the do's and don'ts in foreign cultures. Fully updated and sporting a fresh new look, the revised editions of these books enlighten and inform through such topics as language, food and entertaining, social customs, festivals, relationships, and business tips. Culture Shock! books are packed with useful details on transportation, taxes, finances, accommodation, health, food and drink, clothes, shopping, festivals, and much, much more.

Culture Shock! Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at Your Door

by Lynn Witham

Whether you are conducting business, traveling for pleasure, or even relocating abroad, one mistake with customs or etiquette can leave a bad taste in everyone's mouth. International travelers, now more than ever, are not just individuals from the United States, but ambassadors and impression makers for the country as a whole. Culture Shock! country and city guides make up the most complete reference series for customs and etiquette you can find. These are not just travel guides, they are guides for a way of life!

Culture Shock! London

by Orin Hargraves

Culture Shock! London is the all-essential guide designed to immerse you in the real London. Full of practical information and settling-in tips, this book will help make your stay in this vibrant city as smooth as possible. Find out how to choose the right accommodation, the most effective way to get around the busy roads, and how you can do your banking efficiently in this fast-paced metropolis. Get acquainted with the nooks and crannies of this exciting capital, and discover the quiet parks and local haunts that are hidden from most tourists, and which reveal a different side of London. Discover what makes Londoners tick and how you can break down the famous English reserve and build fulfilling friendships with colleagues and neighbors. Whatever your length of stay, Culture Shock! London will equip with you with the tools and confidence for a successful and pleasant time in this cosmopolitan place.

Culture Shock! Malaysia

by Heidi Munan

Malaysia is a cultural potpourri for the casual visitor. Malays, Chinese and Indians dominate in Peninsular Malaysia while in Sabah and Sarawak--the Borneo states that make up the rest of the country--Kadazans and Dayaks add to the variety.

Culture Shock! Mexico

by Guy Mavor

The best-selling Culture Smart! series continues where other guides leave off. Whether you are traveling on business or pleasure, long-term or short, Culture Smart! is your pocket-sized cultural roadmap that never goes out of date. Providing essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, these concise guides enable you to steer clear of embarrassing mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and arrive at your destination with local knowledge on what to expect and how to behave.

Culture Shock! Morocco

by Orin Hargraves

Culture Shock! Morocco contains all the essential information to help you settle comfortably in this unique but often bewildering country. Offering a different perspective from the romanticized place portrayed in the film Casablanca, the book explores the realities of Morocco and gives important insights into the lives and customs of the Moroccans. Understand their world view and how religion and the concept of fatalism and hshuma (shame) affects everyday actions and activities. Find out how to communicate with the locals and how to conduct your work effectively and painlessly in this foreign land. The book also highlights several wonderful things about Morocco, such as the delicious cous-cous dish, and even guides you on what to do in a hemmam (public bath)! Filled with practical information and written in an easy-to-read style, Culture Shock! Morocco will help you to navigate through the Moroccan maze and pave the way for a pleasant and meaningful stay. Book jacket.

Culture Shock! Netherlands

by Hunt Janin Ria Van Eil

With over three million copies in print, Culture Shock! is a bestselling series of culture and etiquette guides covering countless destinations around the world. For anyone at risk of culture shock, whether a tourist or a long-term resident, Culture Shock! provides a sympathetic and fun-filled crash course on the do's and don'ts in foreign cultures. Fully updated and sporting a fresh new look, the revised editions of these books enlighten and inform through such topics as language, food and entertaining, social customs, festivals, relationships, and business tips. Culture Shock! books are packed with useful details on transportation, taxes, finances, accommodation, health, food and drink, clothes, shopping, festivals, and much, much more.

Culture Shock! New Zealand

by Peter Oettli

Culture Shock! New Zealand takes readers to the Land of the Long White Cloud which is home to the Maoris, the Pakehas, the All Blacks, and most recently Middle Earth. Gain insights into why the country ranks as one of the best countries to live and work in. What's more, real experiences and tips on how to avoid the pitfalls when interacting with the locals ensure a smooth transition from immigrant to resident. Find out about the locals' Number-8-wire mentality or why you are often asked to 'give it a go'. Learn how to behave at the marae when invited for a hakari by the Maori people and what it means to ask someone over for tea. Culture Shock! New Zealand is the ideal companion to help you survive and succeed in this beautiful land.

Culture Shock! Philippines

by Alfredo Roces Grace Roces

Culture Shock! Philippines is a survival guide for anyone living, working, or wanting to discover life in the Philippines. Settling into a foreign land is never easy but with this book, you will learn to understand the importance of amorpropio, appreciate the Filipino ways, and learn about the history and culture of this diverse country. Find out the importance of family to the Filipinos, how to communicate with the locals, and learn the appropriate business etiquette. Packed with a resource guide, glossary, contact numbers, and useful advice, Culture Shock! Philippines is essential for anyone wanting to fit in and enjoy life in the Philippines.

Culture Shock! San Francisco

by Frances Gendlin

Welcome to San Francisco, certainly the most open and probably the most tolerant city in the United States. This is a city where you can not only openly be who you are, you can also try being whatever it is you want to be. Just about anything goes, whether you have come to make a fortune or to squander one, whether you have decided to join the established culture or any one of the myriad counter-cultures that call San Francisco home.

Culture Shock! Saudi Arabia

by Harvey Tripp Peter North Marshall Cavendish

Culture shock is a state of disorientation that can come over anyone who has been thrust into unknown surroundings, away from one's comfort zone. CultureShock! is a series of trusted and reputed guides which has, for decades, been helping expatriates and long-term visitors to cushion the impact of culture shock whenever they move to a new country.

Culture Shock! Scotland

by Jamie Grant

Culture Shock! Scotland provides a fresh look at this country of contrasts. Chock-full of useful tips and information, this book will guide you on how to settle seamlessly in Scotland, the land renowned for its kilts, ceilidh dances, haggis, and its great outdoors. Discover what the Scots are truly like, what matters to them and how you can fit into this generous and warm society. Find, out more about the nuts and bolts of making your home in Scotland, how to choose the right accommodation, how to brave the erratic weather, and even how to set up your own business. Scotland offers much fun and many distractions as well, and the book highlights some of these exciting activities, such as the famous Edinburgh festival for some great performance arts and the favorite Scottish pastimes-fishing and golf. Culture Shock! Scotland is your all-encompassing guide to finding your way in Scotland and making the country your own. Book jacket.

Culture Shock! Thailand

by Robert Cooper Nanthapa Cooper

Culture Shock! adds two new "At Your Door" city lifestyle guides and one new country guide. The release of more Revised and Expanded Culture Shock! country editions continues with thirty-one now available. With over 1.5 million copies sold worldwide, the Culture Shock! brand name is recognized as the leading reference source for international customs and etiquette.

Culture Shock! Vancouver

by Guek-Cheng Pang

Vancouver is one of the prettiest cities in the world, and it is not necessary to have lived in many other cities to know this. This is despite the many wet and grey winter days when the chill gets under the skin and into the bones, because when the sun shines, there is no better place to be. Vancouver is well situated as the starting point for an enjoyable holiday in one of the most beautiful parts of Canada. it is a large and safe city with all the economic, cultural and recreational facilities to make living here comfortable; yet it is not too huge or busy a metropolis that accessing these facilities becomes a problem.

Culture Smart! Chile

by Caterina Perrone

After an initial description of its varied and dramatic geography, Culture Smart! Chile focuses on the people, whose ancestors include warlike Indians, ambitious conquistadors, and desperate migrants. It describes the core values of Chilean society, in particular the key roles of family, class, and solidarity. It discusses how Chileans relate to each other and establish friendships, explores their attitude toward foreigners, and provides useful tips to help you make the best of your stay. For those visiting on business, there are vital insights into business practices and negotiating style. Finally, it reveals two striking aspects of Chilean culture: the pleasures of Chilean food and the daunting originality of Chilean Spanish. Culture Smart! Chile will introduce you to the often surprising charms of a multifaceted and fascinating society.

Culture Smart! Cuba

by Mandy Macdonald

Cuba is a great deal more than its controversial system of government. It is physically beautiful and seductive, and it has a rich and ever-evolving culture that existed long before the revolution of 1959 and will certainly long outlive it. The Cuban people are tough, resilient, egalitarian, and pathologically sociable. At the same time they can be opinionated, self-dramatizing, and sometimes infuriating or exhausting to be with. But they are always generous-spirited and invigorating. In Culture Smart! Cuba, we aim to help you get to know them better.

Culture Smart! Denmark

by Mark Salmon

Culture Smart! Denmark provides priceless nuggets of cultural information on Denmark not found in a standard guidebook. Whether you are looking to secure a business deal, enrich your travels, or simply better understand Denmark, its people and customs, Culture Smart! provides the information in a clear and highly readable guide. Rather than get bogged down with where to stay, where to eat, and where to go; provide yourself with the knowledge of what makes the country tick and experience Denmark as a local.

Culture Smart! Finland

by Terttu Leney

Avoid being offended, or worse offending Finland locals, instead familiarise yourself with local customs and cultures by reading Culture Smart! Finland. This handy, pocket-sized book will help you to ease your way into a different culture and will assist you in making sure you don't develop incorrect stereotypes. Good preparation can go a long way in readying yourself for your journey. Whether you are setting off to Finland in order to travel, learn, work or relocate, Culture Smart! will provide you with a wealth of information on everything from climate, population, doing business, nightlife and so much more. Culture Smart! Finland offers an in-depth insight to the customs and cultures of Finland, an area where many other guidebooks only scratch the surface.

Culture Smart! India

by Nicki Grihault

Culture Smart! provides priceless nuggets of cultural information on India not found in a standard guidebook. Whether you are looking to secure a business deal, enrich your travels, or simply better understand India, its people and customs, Culture Smart! provides the information in a clear and highly readable guide. Rather than get bogged down with where to stay, where to eat, and where to go; provide yourself with the knowledge of what makes the country tick and experience India as a local.

Culture Smart! Indonesia

by Graham Saunders

Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships. Culture Smart! offers illuminating insights into the culture and society of a particular country. It will help you to turn your visit, whether on business or for pleasure, into a memorable and enriching experience.

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