With over three million copies in print, CultureShock! is a bestselling series of culture and etiquette guides covering countless destinations around...more
With over three million copies in print, CultureShock! is a bestselling series of culture and etiquette guides covering countless destinations around the world. For anyone at risk of culture shock, whether a tourist or a long-term resident, CultureShock! provides a sympathetic and fun-filled crash course on the do's and don'ts in foreign cultures. Fully updated and sporting a fresh new look, the revised editions of these books enlighten and inform through such topics as language, food and entertaining, social customs, festivals, relationships, and business tips. CultureShock! books are packed with useful details on transportation, taxes, finances, accommodation, health, food and drink, clothes, shopping, festivals, and much, much more. less
2011 - #8
I didn't read the whole book but I skimmed through parts of it on the plane ride to and from Korea. Definitely some interesting parts about the unique cultural aspects of Korea. But the book was written for expats living in Korea for work more than for the vacationer.