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Rick Steves' Snapshot Scotland

Rick Steves · Avalon Travel Publishing; Second Edition edition
Format: Paperback

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Scotland.In this 188-page compact guide, Rick Steves covers the best of Scotland, including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, and the Northern Highlands. Tour the Edinburgh Castle, walk the Royal Mile,...
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Frommer's EasyGuide to Cancun and the Caribbean Coast of Mexico

Christine Delsol · FrommerMedia
Format: Book

Cancun is the single most heavily-visited vacation destination in Mexico today. And with reason. Magnificent beaches of fine white sand, superb restaurants and lodgings, crafts-and- clothing-shops, history-and-nature-featuring theme parks, and nearby Mayan sites especially Tulum and Chichen-Itza...
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Shadow of the Silk Road

Colin Thubron · Harper
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Shadow of the Silk Road records a journey along the greatest land route on earth. Out of the heart of China into the mountains of Central Asia, across northern Afghanistan and the plains of Iran and into Kurdish Turkey, Colin Thubron covers some seven thousand miles in eight months. Making...
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Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland

Sarah Moss · Counterpoint; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Sarah Moss had a childhood dream of moving to Iceland, sustained by a wild summer there when she was nineteen. In 2009, she saw an advertisement for a job at the University of Iceland and applied on a whim, despite having two young children and a comfortable life in Kent. The resulting...
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Moon Atlanta

Tray Butler · Avalon Travel Publishing; Third Edition edition
Format: Print book

Skilled writer and journalist Tray Butler offers up his best advice on enjoying Atlanta, from the bustling financial Downtown district to the fabulous flavors of Little Five Points and East Atlanta and beyond.Butler offers unique trip strategies for a variety of travelers, such as "The...
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Narrow Dog to Carcassonne

Terry Darlington · Delta Trade Paperbacks
Pages: 325
Format: Paperback

"We could bore ourselves to death, drink ourselves to death, or have a bit of an adventure..." It was absurd. It was foolhardy. And it was glorious. When they retired, Terry Darlington and his somewhat saner wife Monica - together with their dog, a whippet named Jim - chucked...
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The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot

Robert Macfarlane · Viking Adult; First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed author of The Wild Places, an exploration of walking and thinkingIn this exquisitely written book, Robert Macfarlane sets off from his Cambridge, England, home to follow the ancient tracks, holloways, drove roads, and sea paths that crisscross both the British landscape...
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In My Father's Country: An Afghan Woman Defies Her Fate

SAIMA WAHAB · Crown
Format: Hardcover

Born in Kabul, Afghanistan, at age three Saima Wahab watched while her father was arrested and taken from their home by the KGB. She would never see him again. When she was fifteen an uncle who lived in Portland, Oregon brought her to America. Having to learn an entire new language, she nonetheless...
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USA 101: A Guide to America's Iconic Places, Events, and Festivals

Gary McKechnie · National Geographic
Pages: 337
Format: Paperback

Countless travel books display some aspect or region of America, but USA 101 stitches together a whole crazy quilt of iconic places, events, fairs, and festivals that celebrates our country in all its quirky diversity.Whoever you are, wherever you're going, whatever you like to do, it's...
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Berlitz River Cruising in Europe

Douglas Ward · Berlitz Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A river cruise is undoubtedly the most civilized way to see the best of Europe; you can relax in the comfort of a small vessel as you glide through beautiful towns and spec tacular scenery. But how do you choose which cruise company, which kind of rivership, and where to go? The Berlitz...
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Traveling While Married

Mary-Lou Weisman · Algonquin Books; 1 edition
Pages: 178
Format: Hardcover

Ah travel! New scenery, exciting adventures, time alone with a loved one. Truth is, travel can make or break a relationship. Just negotiating when to leave for the airport can be tricky: she insists on arriving hours ahead of flight time, he likes the excitement of a photo finish. But as Mary-Lou...
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Moon Glacier National Park

Becky Lomax · Avalon Travel Publishing; Third Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Writer, editor, and avid outdoorswoman Becky Lomax offers an insider’s perspective on Glacier National Park, where she once worked shredding lettuce in the kitchen so she could hike nearly 300 miles of park trails during her free time. From hiking through multi-color meadows filled...
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The explorers (The Seafarers)

Richard Humble · Time-Life Books
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

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