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Culture Smart Costa Rica

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Jane Koutnik

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Kuperard Publishers
24 May 2012
Sociology: customs & traditions; Travel & holiday guides; Languages & ESL; Spanish - Cultural Material; Spanish - Languages
Series: Culture Smart!
Culture Smart guides help travellers have a more meaningful and successful time abroad through a better understanding of the local culture. Chapters on values, attitudes, customs, and daily life will help you make the most of your visit, while tips on etiquette and communication will help you navigate unfamiliar situations and avoid faux pas.
By:   Jane Koutnik
Imprint:   Kuperard Publishers
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 169mm,  Width: 110mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   181g
ISBN:   9781857336658
ISBN 10:   1857336658
Series:   Culture Smart!
Pages:   168
Publication Date:   24 May 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Language:   Spanish
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jane Koutnik is a teacher, translator, writer, and craft jeweler who has lived in Costa Rica for more than thirty years. After graduating in Philosophy and English from the University of California at San Diego, she traveled to Costa Rica, fell in love with the country, and decided to make it home. Over the years she has worked for mutual English Spanish understanding in her local rural community, and has contributed to several guidebooks and tourist magazines. Her passion for the environment has also led her to devote time and energy to conservation, working with the government, the local community, and environmental groups.

Reviews for Culture Smart Costa Rica: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

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


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