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Culture Wise Spain


The Essential Guide to Culture, Customs & Business Etiquette

Travellers often underestimate the depth of cultural isolation they can face abroad, particularly in a country with a different language. To many people, Spain must seem an ‘easy’ option, with its millions of visitors from around the globe and numerous, well-established expatriate communities. However, sooner or later most newcomers find Spain a very ‘foreign’ country indeed – and many come unstuck as a result. Culture Wise Spain will help you understand Spain and its people, and adapt to the Spanish way of life. Most importantly, it will enable you to quickly feel at home.


Inside you’ll discover:

? how to overcome culture shock

? the historical & political background to modern Spain

? Spanish attitudes & values – at home and at work

? dos, don’ts & taboos

? how to enjoy yourself the Spanish way

? business & professional etiquette

? Spain’s spoken & body language

? Getting around Spain safely

? Shopping the Spanish way


The Culture Wise series of guides is essential reading for visitors who want to understand how a country really works. Whether you’re planning to stay for a few days or a lifetime, they will help you find you feet after arrival, settle in smoothly and integrate into your new surroundings.

            Culture Wise guides reduce the anxiety factor in adapting to a foreign culture; explain how to behave in everyday situations in order to avoid cultural and social gaffes; help you get along with neighbours, make friends and establish lasting business contacts; and enhance your understanding of a country and its people.


Download the PDF Sample now FREE of charge (including the Table of Contents) and see for yourself the wealth of information this book contains.




A useful book that explains the differences in culture in Spain. I've been going to Spain for over 30 years and this book explained some things that have puzzled me for a long time. Very gratifying to have an "Ah, so that's why!" moment.Recommended. - M Davies, Amazon

Excellent book with a very detailed outline out what to expect in spain. It was a very useful outline for a research paper I did on Spain - M Regner, Amazon

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Author: Joanna Styles
ISBN-10: 1-905303-19-X
ISBN-13: 978-1-905303-19-9
Edition: 1st
Published: 1st Jan 2008
Number of Pages: 224 Pages
Dimensions: 130mm W x 200mm H
Book Type: Paperback