Diane Lemieux is a Canadian/Dutch writer and journalist currently based in the Netherlands. Born in Quebec, she travelled the world with her diplomat parents. She began her career in international development, working in Canada, China and Mozambique. Her writing career began during her travels with her Dutch husband and two children while in the Congo, Vietnam and the Netherlands. In Lagos, Nigeria she wrote Culture Smart! Nigeria and The Mobile Life: a new approach to moving anywhere. Diane s goal is to create bridges between people, to improve communication and empathy between cultures. She writes about cultures and interviews people with inspiring stories and international identities.
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