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How to Travel the World on $50 a Day by
Publication Date: 2017-05-16
No money? No problem. You can start packing your bags for that trip you've been dreaming a lifetime about. For more than half a decade, Matt Kepnes (aka Nomadic Matt) has been showing readers of his enormously popular travel blog that traveling isn't expensive and that it's affordable to all. He proves that as long as you think out of the box and travel like locals, your trip doesn't have to break your bank, nor do you need to give up luxury. Offering a blend of advice ranging from travel hacking to smart banking, you'll learn how to avoid paying bank fees anywhere in the world, earn thousands of free frequent flyer points, find discount travel cards that can save on hostels, tours, and transportation, and get cheap (or free) plane tickets. Whether it's a two-week, two-month, or two-year trip, Nomadic Matt shows you how to stretch your money further so you can travel cheaper, smarter, and longer.
Cockpit Confidential by
Publication Date: 2016-02-23
For millions of people, travel by air is a confounding, uncomfortable, and even fearful experience. Patrick Smith, airline pilot and author of the Web's popular Ask the Pilot feature, separates fact from fallacy and tells you everything you need to know... How planes fly, and a revealing look at the men and women who fly them. Straight talk on turbulence, pilot training, and safety. The real story on congestion, delays, and the dysfunction of the modern airport, The myths and misconceptions of cabin air and cockpit automation. Terrorism in perspective, and a provocative look at security. Airfares, seating woes, and the pitfalls of airline customer service. Cockpit Confidential covers not only the nuts and bolts of flying, but also the grand theater of air travel, from airport architecture to inflight service to the excitement of travel abroad. It's a thoughtful, funny, at times deeply personal look into the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying.
The Joys of Travel by
Publication Date: 2016-05-03
The Joys of Travel: And Stories that Illuminate Them is a collection of Thomas Swick's personal essays on what he has identified as the seven joys of travel": anticipation, movement, break from routine, novelty, discovery, emotional connection and heightened appreciation of home.The Joys of Travel awakens readers to pleasures that, as travelers, they may be taking for granted. It also shows non-travelers what they've been missing. It offers tips on how people can get the most out of their trips, as well as the titles of travel classics that will not only prepare them for the places they visit but make those places more meaningful once they get there. And it tells, through memories and stories, the tale of someone who has made a living writing about travel. In fact, the story of Thomas Swick's life as a traveler neatly parallels the examination of a journey from beginning to end.Before you next trip, be it a family vacation or a backpacking tour of Europe, read The Joys of Travel. It will inspire you to get the most out of your time away from home and to get away more often.
Where to Go When by
Publication Date: 2007-09-17
Organized by month of the year, a handbook for the savvy traveler offers helpful advice for anyone planning any kind of vacation that describes the best time to go to each destination.
The Travel Book by
Publication Date: 2016-10-18
Each country is profiled by Lonely Planet's expert authors and features details of when to visit, what to see and do, and how to learn more about the country's culture from its film, music, food and drink. Every entry has a map and statistics about the country.
Travel with Children by
Publication Date: 2015-08-01
Provides tips and advice for traveling with children to over eighty countries around the world, identifying the top family-friendly attractions and experiences in each country while sharing practical travel tips.
Travel Therapy by
Publication Date: 2009-03-24
Counsels travelers on how to plan and experience a therapeutic vacation by changing one's environment in accordance with one's personality and needs, in a guide that offers quizzes and travel tips while profiling 101 destinations that comprise spa vacations, girlfriend getaways, and self-discovery adventures.
In an age when international travel is as easy as it is unsettling, people need a variety of skills to cope with the unknown. Simple country-specific information about a destination is not enough. You need cultural competence as well as a clear understanding of your own tolerance for risk. Travel Wise offers insight and practical advice to help you adopt the right attitude, the right training and the right approach for a successful journey.
The Rough Guide to Travel with Babies and Young Children by
Publication Date: 2008-01-21
From pre-trip planning to pre-empting and dealing with challenges when away, The Rough Guide to Travel with Babies and Young Children is the ultimate comprehensive guide to hassle-free family travel. With the low-down on everything from planning your itinerary and accommodation to what to bring and how to pack it, the guide is packed with tips on painless travel by plane, car, bus or train, as well how to deal with delays, queues and travel sickness. Insiders’ tips from destinations all around the globe ensure you’ll know what to expect when you arrive. You’ll find thoroughly researched and accessible advice on coping with the challenges once you’re there, from eating out with toddlers to getting enough sleep. Ideal for busy parents, the guide comes complete with listings of resources, websites and further reading, plus handy checklists, first-hand stories and advice from travel industry experts and parents who’ve been there and done it.