<b>Debbie Stowe</b> is a British author, travel writer, freelance journalist and the author of around twenty books. Her many travel guides, for Thomas Cook Publishing, range from the<i> Maldives to Manchester</i> to <i>Mediterranean Cruising</i>. Her work has appeared, in print and online, in publications including <i>The Telegraph</i>, <i> The Times</i>, <i>The Independent</i>, and <i>Gay Times</i>. She lives in Bucharest with her Romanian partner and son.
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