Romania - Culture Smart!
Romania - Culture Smart!

Romania - Culture Smart!

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Culture Smart!

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168 Pages, 4.25 x 6.75

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, EPUB, PDF

Trade Paper, $11.99 (US $11.99) (CA $15.95)

Publication Date: May 2017

ISBN 9781857338621

Rights: US & CA

Kuperard (May 2017)

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Overview

A land of mountains, hills, and fertile plains, Romania is a tourist destination waiting to be discovered. It is a rich and complex country: a place whose cities are home to beautiful parks and vibrant cultural scenes; whose people welcome guests warmly into their homes, sharing the best of whatever they have, and party into the night, suffused by Latin joie de vivre. Buffeted over time between three great powers—the West, Russia, and Turkey—Romania betrays the cultural influences of each, and it can be a difficult place to get a handle on. Culture Smart! Romania provides an indispensable tool for the foreign visitor, digging deep behind the clichés, explaining many of the behavioral quirks of the people, smoothing your path toward better understanding, and outlining the many attractions—cultural, social, and geographical—that await you in this underexplored part of Europe.

Author Biography

Debbie Stowe is a British author, travel writer, freelance journalist and the author of around twenty books. Her many travel guides, for Thomas Cook Publishing, range from the Maldives to Manchester to Mediterranean Cruising. Her work has appeared, in print and online, in publications including The Telegraph, The Times, The Independent, and Gay Times. She lives in Bucharest with her Romanian partner and son.