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Title CultureShock! Melbourne  
ISBN 9789814828178
Imprint Marshall Cavendish Editions
Ruth Rajasingam
Specifications 210 x 125mm / 216pp / Paperback
Publication Date Jan-2019
Target Audience Expatriates • Visitors • Tourists • General interest readers
Price (SGD) SGD 27.50 BUY NOW
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About the Book

CultureShock! Melbourne guides visitors through the vibrant urban landscapes and experiences of the city of trams, laneways and outstanding coffee. Ranked again and again amongst the top most liveable cities in the world, Melbourne has a reputation to maintain. Unabashedly arty, dazzlingly cosmopolitan and achingly stylish, the coastal capital of the Australian state of Victoria is famous for being the country’s cultural, sporting and coffee capital. From restaurants helmed by celebrity chefs to cafés along a boulevard, world-famous street art to bold Aboriginal installations, and bayside beaches to bushland valleys, there’s something for everyone. Get the most out of your stay in Melbourne with this essential guide to one of the jazziest, most charming cities in the world.

About the Series

The CultureShock! series is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides for those travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting. Each title explains the customs, traditions, social and business etiquette in a lively and informative style.

CultureShock! authors, all of whom have experienced the joys and pitfalls of cultural adaptation, are ideally placed to provide warm and helpful advice to those who seek to integrate seamlessly into diverse cultures.  

Each CultureShock! book contains:
  • insights into local culture and traditions
  • advice on adapting into the local environment
  • linguistic help, and most importantly
  • how to get the most out of your travel experience
About the Author

Ruth Rajasingam is a lawyer by training and taught law for the last ten years. Born in Singapore, she first lived in Melbourne in 1998 for a few years and more recently since 2017.
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