Tunisia - History, Culture & Food (Chapter)
This chapter contains the History, Culture, Food & Drink and Environment chapters from Lonely Planet's Tunisia guidebook.
Why do the streets smell of jasmine? What are the Islamic holidays? Just what is the history behind those incredible ruins? Read about Tunisia's fascinating history and environment and find out why its people and culture are as diverse as its celebrated and delicious food and drink.
- Tunisia's top five restaurants
- Tunisian staples and specialities and why Tunisians like it hot
- dos & don'ts: how to avoid making a cultural gaffe
- read about Hannibal Barca, the great Carthaginian general who nearly toppled Rome
Coverage includes: History, The National Psyche, Lifestyle & Economy, Population, Sport, Media, Religion, Women in Tunisia, Arts, Staples & Specialities, Drinks, Celebrations, Where to Eat & Drink, Vegetarians & Vegans, Eating with Kids, Food Glossary, The Land, Wildlife, National Parks, Environmental Issues.
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