Syria - Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture:The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture Culture Smart! Sarah Standish
Azerbaijan - Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture:The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture Culture Smart! Nikki Kazimova
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. Contents include: customs, values, and traditions historical, religious, and political background life at home leisure, social, and cultural life eating and drinking do´s, don´ts, and taboos business practices communication, spoken and unspoken ´´Culture Smart has come to the rescue of hapless travellers.´´ Sunday Times Travel ´´... the perfect introduction to the weird, wonderful and downright odd quirks and customs of various countries.´´ Global Travel ´´...full of fascinating-as well as common-sense-tips to help you avoid embarrassing faux pas.´´ Observer ´´...as useful as they are entertaining.´´ Easyjet Magazine ´´...offer glimpses into the psyche of a faraway world.´´ New York Times
Oman - Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture:The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture Culture Smart!. New ed Simone Nowell, Culture Smart!
Saudi Arabia - Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture:The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture Culture Smart! Nicolas Buchele
Iraq Travel Guide - Travel information and expert advice including Baghdad hotels and restaurants, ancient archaeological sites, history and the Kurdistan Region. This guide also features safety and visas, suggested itineraries and tour operators, Mosul, Basra, music, maqam, culture, Great Ziggurat of Ur, Nineveh, Khorsabad, art and architecture.
This new edition of Bradt´s Lebanon remains the most comprehensive and detailed English-language guide available. In addition to its more in-depth coverage of essential background information such as history, culture and religion the guide has expanded treatment for the business traveller and prospective property buyer. Subjects such as the environment and responsible travel are given increased emphasis, and there is plenty of additional information for those interested in volunteering opportunities. The guide also caters for all types of travellers and budgets with extensive listings and reviews for accommodation and restaurants. There is also a new section on travelling with children. With a comprehensive language appendix covering both Arabic and French together with an expanded further reading section for this new edition, Bradt´s Lebanon is an indispensable practical companion for use within the country and a useful work of reference for armchair travellers too. Although only half the size of Wales, Lebanon offers extraordinary diversity. Here, some of the oldest human settlements in the world at the Phoenician ports of Tyre, Sidon and Byblos sit alongside modern Beirut, popular for its cuisine, eclectic nightlife and mosaic of peoples. In Lebanon´s second city, Tripoli, busy medieval souks are watched over by a vast Crusader castle. Outside the city, snow-capped mountains and the lush Qadisha Valley with its snaking river and waterfalls provide entertainment for skiers and hikers, while the Mediterranean Sea draws sun and watersports enthusiasts. Bradt´s Lebanon provides detailed cultural and practical information to this increasingly popular destination. It also provides in-depth historical and religious background enabling visitors to travel with awareness and sensitivity.
· Soak up Yerevan?s culture on a walking tour of the city?s best bits· Experience warm Armenian hospitality with a traditional homestay· Don your hiking boots and explore the striking scenery of the southern provinces· Sample homemade lavash or local konyak· Try your hand at Armenian with our comprehensive language guide· Up-to-date advice on travelling in Nagorno KarabaghRich in both history and spectacular scenery, Armenia is a truly captivating country. Whether seeking out ancient monasteries dotted within dramatic landscapes, wandering through one of Yerevan?s impressive museums or admiring the intricate stone carvings at Noratus, you?ll find opportunities to delve into this nation?s past at every turn. Add to this the welcoming locals, superb hiking possibilities and abundant bird life, and you?ll soon discover why Armenia is worth more than just a fleeting visit.Packed with detailed background information and invaluable, fully updated, practical advice, Bradt?s Armenia remains the essential choice for anyone travelling to this beautiful country.