Description - Hong Kong - Culture Smart! by Clare Vickers
Avoid being offended, or worse offending Hong Kong locals, instead familiarise yourself with local customs and cultures by reading Culture Smart! Hong Kong. This handy, pocket-sized book will help you to ease your way into a different culture and will assist you in making sure you don't develop incorrect stereotypes. Good preparation can go a long way in readying yourself for your journey. Whether you are setting off to Hong Kong in order to travel, learn, work or relocate, Culture Smart! will provide you with a wealth of information on everything from climate, population, doing business, nightlife and so much more. Culture Smart! Hong Kong offers an in-depth insight to the customs and cultures of Hong Kong, an area where many other guidebooks only scratch the surface. Culture Smart! provides rare insights, and practical guidance, into cultures. The values, behaviour and customs of peoples have been formed over centuries which is why the unique information in Culture Smart! guides do not date in the same way as ordinary travel guides. Culture Smart! enables you to step into a world untouched by other guidebooks.
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(230mm x 112mm x 13mm)
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Author Biography - Clare Vickers
Clare Vickers is an English writer who lived in Hong Kong for eighteen years, from 1979 to 1997. Her husband was a member of the Hong Kong Government, and collaborated with her on the history and government chapters of this book as well as other historical books and articles on Hong Kong. She has a degree in modern languages, and has written several dictionaries and textbooks for Hong Kong schools, had a column in the educational section of the South China Morning Post, and is the author of Escape, a Story of Wartime Hong Kong, written for Hong Kong teenagers. She last worked in the territory in 2004.