Author(s): Lonely Planet
This book collects together cultural pearls of wisdom from 86 countries to form the ultimate reference book for how to live well. Each culture lives by its own words of wisdom - handed down from generation to generation, covering everything from keeping a house tidy as a Shinto shrine to cooking a meal as simple and nutritious as a southern Italian's supper.Do you want to eat as well as the French, enjoy life as much as the Costa Ricans, live as thoughtfully as the Scandinavians and be as healthy as the Japanese? This 416-page book, packed full of expertly-sourced information and stunning photography, will tell you how. With countries as far and wide reaching as Colombia and New Zealand, you'll be sure to learn plenty of life lessons that you can put into action throughout.