If you have plans to head to another country, and you're interested in learning a little more about the perspectives and culture of the people there, see if you can find a podcast about it. We highlight a few language- and culture-specific podcasts here.
In this video, a retired Army major discusses the importance of learning the local language and explains a few key Arabic phrases.
In this video, a retired Army lieutenant colonel discusses appropriate dress for foreigners in the Arabian Peninsula.
In this video, a retired military officer discusses the impact Ramadan has on scheduling.
In this video, an Arabian Peninsula expert discusses greetings and gestures common to the Arabian Peninsula.
In this video, a retired Army lieutenant colonel discusses the religious demographics of Bahrain.
In this video, a retired Army lieutenant colonel discusses regions of Bahrain outside of urban city centers.
Jacob Kortum describes his experience with the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP) program in Vietnam and how it will help his development as a future Army Lieutenant.