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Afghanistan’s mountainous, rugged landscape has charmed many travellers over the centuries. Sitting at the crossroads of Asia it has been drawn into conflict for centuries, subject to foreign invasion and intervention. The Afghans are now inherently suspicious of foreigners but will also astound visitors with their generosity and hospitality.

The Afghans have always led a contented and simple life with only the basic amenities. Today they are straddling the conflicting realities of the modern world with their ancient traditions and customs.

Culture Smart! Afghanistan is a concise guide to understanding the Afghan people, illuminating the complexities of their collective personality. Familiarise yourself with their customs, traditions and culture and experience Afghanistan authentically.


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"...offer glimpses into the psyche of a faraway world." New York Times