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Culture Smart Jamaica

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Nick Davis

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Kuperard Publishers
15 November 2010
Travel & holiday guides; Languages & ESL; Creole - Cultural Material; Creole - 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:   Nick Davis
Imprint:   Kuperard Publishers
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 169mm,  Width: 110mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   172g
ISBN:   9781857335286
ISBN 10:   1857335287
Series:   Culture Smart!
Pages:   168
Publication Date:   15 November 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Language:   Creole
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

I'm now the BBC's freelance reporter in Jamaica but I've also worked for National Geographic, The Discovery Channel, CBC, Channel 4, The New York Times The Guardian and The Telegraph and many other media organisations on stories here. One of the things that I've enjoyed so much in Jamaica is the ability the people have to reinvent, from music and art through to the very nuts and bolts of their lives. People seemingly always find a way to survive and thrive. It's also a country that has so much unrealised potential. One area that interested me was the fact that it is one of the few countries that produces the fine and flavorful cacao that's essential in making artisan chocolate. With that in mind I've trained and started my own chocolate business called One/One Cacao. Taking wonderful cacao from the different parishes and turning it into rich 70% dark chocolate. Jamaica has a saying, 'One One Cocoa Full Basket' which means little by little things get done. It's my dream for my adopted country.

Reviews for Culture Smart Jamaica: 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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