Audio guides for business travelers from The Economist

The fine folks at The Economist have created a series of audio guides for those doing business in unfamiliar cities.

They provide recommendations for getting around, accommodations and restaurants, as well as the finer points of doing business. Each guide is about 15 minutes long and you can listen to them at

Here is a glimpse:

  • “Start running towards passport control as soon as you get off the plane”. (Tip for passengers landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport)
  • “Pack a sense of humor and a good sense of the ridiculous”. (To those traveling to Dubai)
  • “You can arrive on Sunday or Christmas Eve and still have business meetings. (On arriving in San Francisco)