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Germany - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
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Germany - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & CultureWith the FIFA World Cup in its pocket Germany is feeling its social, political, and economic power once again. After organizing a successful World Cup in 2006 and winning it against Argentina in Brazil in 2014, Germany sees a note of confidence, even triumphalism, permeating the country. As a European leader committed to the success of the EU and the Eurozone, Germany is a leading driver of European affairs. It emerged from the recession of 2008 as the strongest economic power in Europe, and German manufacturing, product brand value, and exports are going from strength to strength. 
 
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Argentina - Culture Smart! : the Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
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Argentina - Culture Smart! : the Essential Guide to Customs & CultureThe second-largest country in South America, Argentina has been through great changes in recent years. Its journey from dictatorship to democracy has left many scars, but these are largely eclipsed by the pride and resilience of the Argentinian people, who have developed a style, a language, and a joie de vivre that are all their own. The political maelstroms the country has experienced have had a profound effect on its economy, its people, and its relationship with the rest of the world. Despite this, the generosity, warmth, and openness of the Argentinians continue to place Argentina at the top of any list of must-visit countries.
 
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Russia - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
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Russia - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & CultureCulture 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.
 
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Poland - Culture Smart! : the Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
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Poland - Culture Smart! : the Essential Guide to Customs & CultureCulture 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.
 
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Australia - Culture Smart! : the Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
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Australia - Culture Smart! : the Essential Guide to Customs & CultureAustralia is different—a vast island-continent with distances so great that the capital of Western Australia is closer to Singapore than it is to Sydney. The landscape embraces magnificent tropical rainforests and deserts the size of several European states; temperate areas that sustain a flourishing wine industry, making Australia the world’s fourth largest wine exporter; a sixteen-thousand-mile coastline of breathtaking beaches; and its unique fauna is testament to the country’s “down-underness.”   Indigenous Australians have inhabited the continent for more than fifty thousand years, yet European settlement is just over two hundred years old
 
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Switzerland: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide
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Switzerland: DK Eyewitness Travel GuideThe DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Switzerland will lead you straight to the top attractions this country has to offer. Whether you are looking to explore museums, cathedrals and castles or the Swiss Alps, this easy-to-use guide provides information on all the best things to do in Switzerland. Learn about Swiss cheese and regional cuisines and follow tips on everything from shopping and spa resorts to skiing and other outdoor activities. Sights are showcased with superb photography and illustrations, and there are also suggestions for scenic rail, car and ferry journeys and reviews of the best places to eat and sleep.
 
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Canada - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
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Canada - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & CultureCanada is the second-largest country in the world, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific and spanning six time zones. From coast to coast lie vast forests, breathtaking mountains, flat, open plains, and thousands of lakes and rivers. It is also the world’s second-most sparsely populated country. The Canadian psyche is deeply influenced by the size of the territory and the extremes of its climate. Canada’s short history, and its relatively peaceful development, affects the way the Canadians view the world and their place in it.
 
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