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Azerbaijan - Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture by Nikki Kazimova
  

Azerbaijan - Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture

Part of the Culture Smart! Series

RRP £6.95

Synopsis

Azerbaijan - Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture by Nikki Kazimova

Don't pack anxiety in your suitcase! By reading Culture Smart! Azerbaijan before you go, will ease your travel, help you to make friends and avoid confusion. Culture Smart! Azerbaijan will help you to understand Azerbaijan manners, customs and laws. Culture Smart! Azerbaijan goes the extra mile to help you brush up on your cultural small talk and will make you confident in leaving your comfort zone far behind. Walk hand in hand with a Culture Smart! guide and avoid misunderstandings that could cost you valuable time, money and enjoyment...With Culture Smart! Azerbaijan you will learn about daily living, historical perspectives, taboos, business etiquette, eating and drinking and much more, allowing you to experience Azerbaijan like a native. Be responsible, be Culture Smart! 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.

Reviews

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.


About the Author

Nikki Kazimova is a Baku-born cross-cultural trainer and freelance writer. Over the last ten years, she has been dividing her time between Azerbaijan and the United States, where she studied and worked in journalism and for media development organizations, including CNN International and the International Center for Journalists in Washington, DC. Nikki has worked for ExxonMobil in Azerbaijan, was a regional correspondent for Bloomberg News and the International Journalists Network, and was consultant to a number of non-profit organizations in Baku and Washington. She also managed the communication campaign of the Council of Europe s All Different All Equal program in Strasbourg, France. She was an adjunct lecturer at Khazar University in Baku, and conducted training courses for young journalists in partnership with international organizations. Nikki is an honors graduate from the Azerbaijan University of Culture and Arts, and has an MA in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She has also attended cross-cultural training, peace-building, and counseling courses at the American University in Washington, DC, the Catholic University of America, Argosy University, and the Interchange Institute.

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Book Info

Publication date

3rd March 2011

Author

Nikki Kazimova

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Publisher

Kuperard

Format

Paperback
168 pages

Categories

Travel & holiday guides

ISBN

9781857335446

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