Vietnam - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture (Paperback)
Geoffrey Murray is an English-born journalist, author, and teacher who has lived and worked in the Asia Pacific region for more than sixty years. He moved to Australia in 2014 to enjoy a semi-retirement, where he continues to work, as a freelance book editor for various departments of the Chinese government and as a consulting editor for one of the most prestigious Chinese English dictionaries. He has published sixteen books on a wide range of business and socio-economic issues, mostly about China, but also including Vietnam: Dawn of a New Market and Simple Guide to the Customs and Etiquette of Vietnam. Geoffrey has followed developments in Vietnam ever since he served as a news agency war correspondent with the Australian Army in the mid-1960s, winning the Australian government s Vietnam Logistics and Support Medal. He is officially listed as a Vietnam War Veteran by the Australian government.
"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