Culture Savvy For Women: A Complete Guide To Culturally Correct Behavior Around The World

Culture Savvy For Women: A Complete Guide To Culturally Correct Behavior Around The World by Victoria Ugarte 0987228811 9780987228819
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Far more women are traveling the world for business and pleasure and doing so on their own. Any woman that travels extensively knows that the world can many times be a cultural minefield! Would you like to know which cultures are not big on small talk? Or which ethnic groups put more importance on non-verbal cues? Do you want to know the dining, gift-giving and dress etiquette for India, the Middle East, China, South America? From knowing how to conduct yourself in a Japanese Tea Ceremony, to maintaining your Bella Figura in Italy, and surviving a Russian toasting marathon, discover the confidence that comes from being culture savvy, wherever you are in the world! Here are what others have had to say about Culture Savvy: "At last we can cross continents, confident in the knowledge of how not to offend local sensibilities! Having travelled extensively, I have always wanted to step lightly on foreign soil. It seems utterly logical to me to be respectful of local cultures, however to actually understand the nuances, idiosyncrasies and customs of people is a privilege usually reserved for those living within those societies. Until now. Culture Savvy For Women is well structured and is truly a fascinating read. Each chapter begins with a potted history of the nation - a great introduction or refresher, depending on how much attention you were paying in history class. This enables the traveler to appreciate her surroundings fully before diving in to engage in conversation, gift giving and dining whilst observing the correct etiquette, additionally safe in the knowledge of how to circumvent local taboos. And if one does blunder in to unfriendly territory, what safety precautions might come in handy. Dont leave home without reading this entertaining and informative guide, and the world is truly your oyster!" -- Annah Stretton, Fashion Entrepreneur, Director of Stretton Group Ltd, Editor & Publisher of HER, PINK, & WHOS Who Magazines (NZ)

Author: Victoria Ugarte

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 300

Publisher: Explore My World Publishing

Publication Date: 2012-03-06

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