Another valuable resource for travelers on assignment overseas is eDiplomat.
The site includes information on cultural etiquette in more than 40 countries. Entries cover everything from greetings to offensive gestures to corporate culture to dress.
Just for fun, check out the advice on the United States. Here’s a sample bullet point:
- Some Americans are known as “back slappers” — they give others a light slap on the back to show friendship.
Lonely Planet is another helpful resource for traveling. It includes advice on topics from hotels to weather trends for visitors to a variety of countries.