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Sri Lanka - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
 
 

Sri Lanka - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture [Kindle Edition]

Emma Boyle
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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"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, Easy Jet Magazine -...offer glimpses into the psyche of a faraway world, New York Times." --Sunday Times Travel

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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
* dos, 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

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1085 KB
  • Print Length: 169 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1857334760
  • Publisher: Kuperard; New edition edition (11 Jan 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004G5ZYBU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #166,709 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars SRI LANKA 6 Oct 2009
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
This is full of useful information prior to going on holiday. I will also take it along with me for reference whilst on holiday. Good basic information and lots of interesting facts.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very useful 5 July 2010
By mozart
Format:Paperback
A very useful little handbook - info on history, culture, customs etc etc of Sri Lanka - I think it'll prove an invaluable primer as preparation for a visit.
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3.0 out of 5 stars sri lanka a guide 25 Nov 2014
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book good holistic background but pics disappointing; very few, small and blue monochrome
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Amazon.com: 3.8 out of 5 stars  4 reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Easy to read and pack 25 Jan 2014
By vlw - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
A compact guide that gives good information and easy to pack. It gives a flavor of the country and people
1.0 out of 5 stars Not informative at all. Trivial in many cases 9 Jan 2014
By Discerning Customer 112 - Published on Amazon.com
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This compilations of rumors about the country, created by largely uninformed travelers, and inept editors, I found useless for a real understanding of the country. The Wikipedia page was far more illuminating.
5.0 out of 5 stars Very informational. 5 Oct 2014
By Kelsey Peters - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Very good overview of Sri Lanka.
5.0 out of 5 stars Super quality & service. Thank you 21 Sep 2014
By audrey M porter - Published on Amazon.com
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Great product.
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