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Thailand - Culture Smart! von Joe Rotheray
The Essential Guide to Customs&Culture

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Kategorie: Bücher
Seiten / Format: 200 S
Erscheinungsjahr: 2021
Verlag: Kuperard
Sprache: Englisch
ISBN: 9781787022966
Auflage / Bände: 3. Aufl.

Brief History Politics - Economic Life Traditions - Friendships&Family Relationships Bureaucracy Religion Humour - Local Holidays Taboos Invitations Gifts Dress - Business etiquette - Punctuality&Appointments - Team working Communication Negotiating - Women in Society Tips - Eating Out - Traditional Food - Dos and Dont - Making FriendsCulture 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.Culture Smart! help travellers have a richer and more meaningful experience abroad through a better understanding of the local culture. Chapters on history, values, attitudes, and traditions will help you to better understand your hosts, while tips on etiquette and communicating will help you to navigate unfamiliar situations and avoid faux pas.Never conquered by foreigners, this proud and ancient land has been shaped by Buddhism, the monarchy, and the military. Today it is a manufacturing powerhouse and a tourist paradise that welcomes more than 30 million visitors a year. Yet despite the veneer of Western modernity, the country and its people remain an enigma for many visitors. Culture Smart! Thailand describes how the Thai people view the world and themselves. It examines the impact of religious beliefs and history on their lives, as well as recent social and political developments. With a wealth of tips on communicating, on socializing, and on navigating the unfamiliar situations that you are likely to encounter, this guide will help you to get the very best out of your time in the Land of Smiles.1GB