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Writing Across the Landscape: Travel Journals 1960-2013

Lawrence Ferlinghetti · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

This long-awaited volume provides a panoramic portrait of art and life across the twentieth century, from Mexico to Morocco, Paris to Rome, and beyond.Over the course of an adventured-filled life, now in its tenth decade, Lawrence Ferlinghetti has been many things: a poet, painter, pacifist,...
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Kenya - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Jane Barsby · Kuperard
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

Culture Smart! Kenya provides a cultural bridge that will carry you beyond the gloss of the hotels and deep into the warp and weft of everyday life; beyond the game parks and into the intricacies of community and wildlife coexistence; beyond the bounds of tourism and into the freedom of cultural...
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Quiet London: Culture

Siobhan Wall · Frances Lincoln
Format: Book

London is an exciting, vibrant and often noisy city but this busy metropolis also has a quiet side. Siobhan Wall encourages Londoners and visitors to the capital to wander away from the crowds and discover calm amid the hustle and bustle.This is a guide to over 100 quiet places to enjoy...
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World's Best Cities: Celebrating 220 Great Destinations

National Geographic · National Geographic Soc
Format: Hardcover

Delving into the heart and soul of more than 225 cities around the globe, World's Best Cities is a glossy, glorious tribute to cosmopolitan life. In photos and words, this irresistible volume showcases long-established great cities like Paris, Rome, New York, London, and Tokyo, as well...
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The Bird Market of Paris: A Memoir

Nikki Moustaki · Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

This may be the most original cross-species love story Ive ever read. Part travelogue, part recovery memoir, and one hundred percent compelling. -Gwen Cooper, author of the New York Times bestselling Homers Odyssey A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned About Love and Life with a Blind...
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Cabin Fever: The Sizzling Secrets of a Virgin Airlines Flight Attendant

Mandy Smith · Plume
Format: Print book

"In the tradition of Waiter Rant, a saucy look at life behind the beverage cart. Ever since Coffee, Tea or Me? was first published in the swinging sixties, the reading public has been enamored with stewardesses. In Cabin Fever, former Virgin Atlantic flight attendant Mandy Smith updates...
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Provence Food and Wine: The Art of Living

François Millo · Agate Surrey
Format: Paperback

Provence, the beautiful region that sits at the scenic crossroads of southern France, the Italian Alps, and the Mediterranean, has long been an area of historical import and distinct culture. It was the first Roman colony beyond Italy, held the papal seat in Avignon, and serves as a modern-day...
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A History Lover's Guide to Washington, D.C.:: Designed for Democracy

Alison B Fortier · History Press
Pages: 235
Format: Print book

This tour of the nation's capital goes beyond the traditional guidebook to offer a historical journey through the federal district. Visit the White House, the only executive home in the world regularly open to the public. Travel to President Lincoln's Cottage and see where he wrote...
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Explorer's Guide Playa del Carmen, Tulum & the Riviera Maya: A Great Destination

Joshua Eden Hinsdale · Countryman Press; Fourth Edition edition
Format: Print book

Hidden beaches, great taco bars, secret fishing holes, and buzzing nightspots await . . .Explorer's Guides show you how to visit great places like a local, getting under the touristy surface with insights into the area's history, culture, economy, and more.Explorer's Guides...
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Marrakech Express

Peter Millar · Arcadia Books
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

Peter Millar embarks on a literally reverse-engineered train journey through this still exotic, diverse and challenging North African country, struggling to maintain its unique blend of tradition and tolerance in the turbulent winds of the Arab spring. From the snake charmers and food stalls...
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Come Here Often?: 53 Writers Raise a Glass to Their Favorite Bar

Rosie Schaap · Black Balloon Publishing
Format: Book

"An intoxicating tour of bars around the world" - Time Out New York"Perfect holiday gift book. . . Between the bars, locales, themes and the writers themselves, there is something here for pretty much everyone." - Forbes.com"Well-curated collection of anecdotes,...
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Insider Brooklyn: A Curated Guide to New York City's Most Stylish Borough

Rachel Felder · Harperdesign
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A trend and shopping expert and fourth-generation New Yorker's chic, full-color guide to the best boutiques, shopping routes, restaurants, cafes, and bars in New York City's "It" borough, highlighting more than 200 favorite destinations and shops for both style-oriented travelers...
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The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas 2014

Bob Sehlinger · Unofficial Guides
Format: Print book

Nevada should make The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas the official guide to Vegas because there is not a better one. With insightful writing, up-to-date reviews of major attractions, and a lot of "local" knowledge, this book has it all. Compiled and written by a team of experienced...
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