Nepal - Culture Smart!

Nepal - Culture Smart! : The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

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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 * do's, don'ts, and taboos * business practices * communication, spoken and unspoken
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Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 110 x 169 x 13mm | 172.37g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • Illustrations
  • 1857334582
  • 9781857334586
  • 158,058

Table of contents

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 Don t - Making Friends
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Review quote

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
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About Tessa Feller

Tessa Feller studied German and Spanish at Edinburgh University before training as a teacher and translator. She has worked in several countries, including Austria, Russia, and Germany, where she is now based. She lived in Nepal from 2002 to 2004, when her husband was posted there with the German Development Service (Deutscher Entwicklungsdienst). Her youngest son was born in Kathmandu.
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