Whether you’re 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. Newly updated, redesigned, and resized for maximum shelf appeal for travelers of all ages, 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; these are guides for a way of life.
You'll never feel intimidated and awkward about the customs and etiquette of another country again. With the insights provided in this CULTURE SHOCK! Guide, you'll learn to see beyond the stereotypes and misinformation that often precede a visit to a foreign land. Whether you plan to stay for a week or for a year, you'll benefit from such topics as understanding the rules of driving and monetary systems, religious practices and making friends. There are tips on political traditions, building business relationships, and the particular intricacies of setting up a home or office.
Discover the American Northeast, state by state, from the river landscapes of Connecticut to the world class culture of revolutionary Boston. Packed with stunning photography, illustrations and detailed maps, Eyewitness Travel Guide: New England provides insider tips every visitor needs, whether sailing in Newport, exploring museums of the revolution or hiking across the spectacular Appalachian Mountains, with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants, shops and nightlife in each region for all budgets.
Explore London, part of a brand-new series launch for March 2014, is the ideal pocket companion for your trip: a full-color guide containing 20 easy-to-follow routes around the city, from buzzy Soho and the South Bank’s theatrical landmarks to Kensington’s great museums and around the sites of the 2012 Olympic Games in the East End. One of the most exciting and dynamic world cities, London is an extraordinary megalopolis, packed with both historic and cutting-edge attractions. Insight’s trademark cultural coverage sets the routes in context, with introductions to London’s varied dining scene, world-class shopping and entertainment, and key historical dates.
Illustrates that translation as a culture transcending process is an important way of positioning cultures. The focus is on the role of translation for the formation of cultural identities, and on effects of globalization for translating advertising.
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With over three million copies in print, CultureShock! 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 longterm resident, CultureShock! provides a sympathetic and fun-filled crash course on the dos and donts 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.