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Rick Steves Europe Through the Back Door 2015: The Travel Skills Handbook
Rick Steves Europe Through the Back Door 2015: The Travel Skills Handbook

Rick Steves · Avalon Travel Publishing; 2015 Edition edition
Format: Book

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling through Europe, including how to:Plan your itinerary and maximize your timePack light - and rightFind good-value hotels and restaurantsTravel smoothly by train, bus, car, and planeAvoid crowds and tourist...
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My Holiday in North Korea: The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth
My Holiday in North Korea: The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth

Wendy E. Simmons · Rosettabooks
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

Most people want out of North Korea. Wendy Simmons wanted in.In My Holiday in North Korea: The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth, Wendy shares a glimpse of North Korea as it's never been seen before. Even though it's the scariest place on Earth, somehow Wendy forgot to check her sense of humor...
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Go Outside and Come Back Better: Benefits from Nature That Everyone Should Know
Go Outside and Come Back Better: Benefits from Nature That Everyone Should Know

Ron Lizzi · River Stream Media
Pages: 181
Format: Print book

Go Outside and Come Back Better is nature's brochure, an inspirational travel essay woven through a landscape photography collection. Readers will discover nature's power to teach, inspire, and improve lives. With 160 color photos from parks in all 50 U.S. states, Go Outside combines...
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Rick Steves Venice
Rick Steves Venice

Rick Steves · Avalon Travel Publishing; 14th Edition edition
Format: Print book

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when visiting the island city of Venice.Following the self-guided tours in this book, you'll explore Venice's most important landmarks and cruise the Grand Canal for a close-up look at the elegant palaces, bridges,...
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The Rough Guide to China
The Rough Guide to China

David Leffman · Rough Guides; 7th edition edition
Format: Paperback

The Rough Guide to China is the definitive guide to this fascinating nation, with precise maps and detailed coverage of all the country's best attractions. Find detailed practical advice on the best things to see and do, with up-to-date descriptions of the top hotels, restaurants, and shops...
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Lonely Planet Chicago
Lonely Planet Chicago

Lonely Planet · Lonely Planet; 7 edition
Format: Paperback

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Chicago is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gaze out over the city from the heights of the Willis Tower, chow down...
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Israel - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Israel - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Jeffrey Geri · Kuperard
Format: Print book

A world leader in hi-tech, Israel has been dubbed the start-up nation—a description that could equally well apply to its remarkable birth as a haven for Jewish immigrants and refugees. Having started with few natural resources just over sixty years ago, it is now a thriving democracy...
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France - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
France - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Barry Tomalin · Kuperard; 2nd Revised edition edition
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

France has experienced considerable upheaval in recent years. The Eurozone crisis, a new socialist president, rioting by an alienated underclass, a ban on the burqa (full veil) in public places, and an attempt to democratize the elite system of education all point to significant changes...
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Fodor's The Carolinas & Georgia
Fodor's The Carolinas & Georgia

Fodor's · Fodor's Travel Publications
Pages: 704
Format: Paperback

Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, including the Great Smoky Mountains, Charleston, and Savannah. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth....
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The Good Shufu: Finding Love, Self, and Home on the Far Side of the World
The Good Shufu: Finding Love, Self, and Home on the Far Side of the World

Tracy Slater · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Format: Hardcover

The brave, wry, irresistible journey of a fiercely independent American woman who finds everything she ever wanted in the most unexpected place. Shufu: in Japanese it means "housewife," and it's the last thing Tracy Slater ever thought she'd call herself. A writer and academic,...
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The Full Catastrophe: Travels Among the New Greek Ruins
The Full Catastrophe: Travels Among the New Greek Ruins

James Angelos · Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A transporting, good-humored, and revealing account of Greece's dire troubles, reported from the mountain villages, idyllic islands, and hardscrabble streets that define the country todayIn recent years, small Greece, often associated with ancient philosophers and marble ruins, whitewashed...
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Europe by Eurail 2016: Touring Europe by Train
Europe by Eurail 2016: Touring Europe by Train

Laverne Ferguson-Kosinski · Globe Pequot, 2015.
Pages: 584
Format: Print book

Europe by Eurail has been the train traveler's one-stop source for visiting Europe's cities and countries by rail for forty years. Newly revised and updated, this comprehensive guide provides the latest information on fares, schedules, and pass options, as well as detailed information...
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Brazil - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Brazil - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Sandra Branco · Kuperard
Format: Book

Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish...
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1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die: A Food Lover's Life List
1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die: A Food Lover's Life List

Mimi Sheraton · Workman Publishing Company
Format: Paperback

The ultimate gift for the food lover. In the same way that 1,000 Places to See Before You Die reinvented the travel book, 1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die is a joyous, informative, dazzling, mouthwatering life list of the worlds best food. The long-awaited new book in the phenomenal 1,000...
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