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Libya can feel very foreign to the new expat.  Even expert travellers will find that there are certain idiosyncrasies that will make Libya unique to any country they’ve ever travelled to before.  There is no reliable mailing system.  There are few street addresses.  In fact, Tripoli as a city has very few street names.  As an expat, the shops look very much the same, as they are often emblazoned with Arabic scribe rather than the typical logos that you might see in the west.   Road signs are also printed only in Arabic.


The leap into the business world is just as great, with a vast amount of practices which are pertinent to Libya and Libya only.  In this section we hope to prepare you for some of the cultural differences you might experience while working in Libya, and believe us, there are many!

Social Networking: Beyond Tweets and Status Updates

In our media age world the way we keep track of our broad spectrum of acquaintances usually involves social networking websites such as Twitter, Facebook and MySpace.  These are convenient, easy to use and keep our social lives well organized - storing invaluable contact lists, photos from your last vacation, and a great way to keep in touch with friends and family scattered ... > read more



 

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