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Italian Society And Culture

Appearances matter in Italy. The way you dress can indicate your social status, your family’s background, and your education level. First impressions are lasting impressions in Italy. The concept of ‘bella figura‘ or good image is important to Italians. They unconsciously assess another person’s age and social standing in the first few seconds of meeting them, often before any […]

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Senegalese Lifestyle

Many Muslims practice polygamy. Islamic law permits a man to have as many as four wives, but he must have the consent of the other wife (or wives), and according to the Qur’an (Koran), he must divide his resources and time equally among each wife’s household.  Family In general, the family is a source of strength and […]

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German Etiquette And Social Customs

With regards to formalities, the English language is quite straightforward in that the use of “you” can apply to both formal and casual situations, and to all people. However, it is important to note that this is not the case with the German language. In terms of social customs and etiquette, whilst the basic rules […]