Good Graces

In a warm and inviting narrative style, Etitips: El Libro De Los Modales Cotidianos invites readers to embark on a cultural odyssey through the intricacies of good manners and dining etiquette across various cultures.
Words by Zelda Grant | September 26, 2023 | People

Drawing from her wealth of experiences gained from extensive travels across the globe — from the vibrant streets of South Korea to the sophisticated traditions of Great Britain — Clemencia Cotidianos offers a comprehensive guide that enlightens readers on the art of polite conduct in everyday life. The story of Etitips: El Libro De Los Modales Cotidianos begins with Clemencia herself, a native of Medellin, Colombia. Growing up in a diverse and culturally rich environment, she developed a profound understanding of etiquettes practiced across different societies. The book is thoughtfully organized into sections, each dedicated to a specific country or region; with delightful anecdotes of her encounters with locals and fellow travelers, she recounts humorous and heartwarming experiences as she immersed herself in each unique culture, so readers can integrate the practical advice and actionable tips and insights into their own lives. It’s a feast of historical context, personal anecdotes, and timeless wisdom showcasing the beauty of cultural diversity and the importance of good manners in fostering harmony and mutual understanding;