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If You Teach a Man To Travel: How to Budget Travel Europe on $35 ...
by Dayna Brockbank

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

September 17, 2017

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Welcome to the cheapest way to travel Europe! With this book you don't have to miss out on your dream trip because of money! <br /><br />There’s a way for you to comfortably travel Europe without sleeping on the ground or breaking the bank, and I have it outlined here for you! The invaluable tips in this book will permanently change your perspective on traveling! Now my husband and I are traveling the world for about the same cost (sometimes a lot less!) than we would be spending to be at home. How are we doing it? <br /><br />That question and much more is answered for you in "If You Teach a Man to Travel." This book is meant to be more than a travel guide or even a how-to-travel-Europe-on-the-cheap guide. This book contains basic principles that are essential and applicable to any trip and will help you to travel better for the rest of your life. We used Europe as our chance to prove that these tips work, but we continue to use all of these tips to this day as we travel full-time around the world. <br /><br />Whether you want to travel full-time and ditch the 9 to 5 grind, or simply travel better and smarter with the most up-to-date tips available, this ebook has been written especially with you in mind! I wanted to make our lifestyle and travel hacks readily available so that others can follow our journey and make their lives into what they’ve always wanted. <br /><br />We break down the cost of our entire Europe trip! You can see exactly how much meals, accommodation, transportation and flights cost will cost you, and even how to get them for free! <br /><br />Throughout the book I have included a few personal travel stories, historical facts we learned along the way, and mistakes that we made. You learn how to find work from home jobs that can allow to you travel whenever you want, how to find the cheapest flights, which credit cards you should be using (and how to use them correctly) and how to budget your money properly. <br /><br />You can also see our packing list and what items you can’t go without while in Europe. "If You Teach a Man to Travel" explains how to plan your trip itinerary and even decide whether you should use a backpack or a suitcase. <br /><br />I have also included travel guides for each of the European cities that we visited! Including London, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin, Warsaw, Krakow, Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, Ljubljana and Lake Bled! Each guide includes information about the language, currency, what you need to buy in advance, free things to do, food (including local favorites and Yelp Reviews!), how to use the public transport and Airbnb links to where we stayed! <br /><br />Now there's no more excuses, get out there and travel!
The Blue Zones of Happiness: Lessons From the World's Happiest Pe...
by Dan Buettner

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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<b><i>New York Times</i> best-selling author Dan Buettner reveals the surprising secrets of what makes the world's happiest places—and shows you how to apply these lessons to your own life.</b><br />      In this inspiring guide, you’ll find game-changing tools drawn from global research and expert insights for achieving maximum fulfillment. Along the way, you'll:<br /> • Discover the three strands of happiness—pleasure, purpose, and pride—that feature prominently in the world's happiest places.<br /> • Take the specially designed Blue Zones Happiness Test to pinpoint areas in your life where you could cultivate greater joy, deeper meaning, and increased satisfaction.<br /> • Meet the world's Happiness All-Stars: inspiring individuals from Denmark to the United States who reveal dynamic, practical ways to improve day-to-day living.<br /> • Discover specific, science-based strategies for setting up a “life radius” of community, work, home, and self to create healthier, happiness-boosting habits for the long-term.
Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York
by Roz Chast

Language

English

Pages

176

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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<b>From the #1 <i>NYT</i> bestselling author of <i>Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?</i>, Roz Chast's new graphic memoir--a hilarious illustrated ode/guide/thank-you note to Manhattan as only she could write it.</b><br /><br /><br />For native Brooklynite Roz Chast, adjusting to life in the suburbs (where people own trees!?) was surreal. But she recognized that for her kids, the reverse was true. On trips into town, they would marvel at the strange world of Manhattan: its gum-wad-dotted sidewalks, honey-combed streets, and "those <i>West Side Story-</i>things" (fire escapes). Their wonder inspired <i>Going into Town</i>, part playful guide, part New York stories, and part love letter to the city, told through Chast's laugh-out-loud, touching, and true cartoons.
Dories, Ho!
by , Karen Smith

Language

English

Pages

215

Publication Date

October 15, 2017

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Travel with Matt and Karen as they float down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. In September 2016, they experienced the trip of a lifetime with 14 friends and a crew of 10 while traveling in wooden dories through the canyon. Dories, Ho! is a story of their adventure and discovery.<br /><br />Similar to their first travel memoir Dear Bob and Sue, this book is as much about their relationship as it is their fantastic trip. Matt and Karen’s quirky writing style is both humorous and irreverent. It’s fun, laugh out loud, and an easy read.<br /><br />While not intended to be a traditional guidebook, anyone contemplating a river trip through the Grand Canyon will benefit from this firsthand account. The reader will feel as if they’ve traveled with the authors on their journey to and through Grand Canyon National Park. <br /><br />If you are looking for a story that will make you laugh and inspire you to get out and see our incredible national parks, Dories, Ho! is for you.<br />
Beasts of Britain
by Andrew McGrath

Language

English

Pages

260

Publication Date

October 17, 2017

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Beasts Of Britain is a book by Andy McGrath, a Cryptozoology 'enthusiast' who has spent over 25 years of researching and obsessing about the unknown creatures living right under our noses here on this tiny island in the North Atlantic.<br /><br />From a wildlife point of view, the accepted fauna of The British Isles were discovered and catalogued in their finite and immovable state in the 19th century. Nothing has really been added to this list or considered worthy since and the continual reports of Water Monsters, Bigfoot, Mystery Big Cats and U.F.C's (Unidentified Flying Cryptids) are largely ignored or used as newspaper fillers to entertain us. Andy's focus is on current research and sightings, pictures, videos and eyewitness accounts of the many cryptids of the British Isles.<br /><br />Although vast advancements in science and technology have brought great discoveries in other lesser known parts of the world, our island lies largely under explored and overlooked. At night, outside of the busy cities and next to the unlit lakes and lonely mountains it is an island in darkness, where nobody ventures into the woods anymore and the pervading paradigm scares all but the most fool hardy scientists away from any serious investigation of the many yet to be discovered - Beasts Of Britain<br />
Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches
by John Hodgman

Language

English

Pages

267

Publication Date

October 24, 2017

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<b>Although his career as a bestselling author and on <i>The Daily Show With Jon Stewart</i> was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn’t seem as funny to John Hodgman anymore. Everyone is doing it now. </b><br />  <br /> Disarmed of falsehood, he was left only with the awful truth: John Hodgman is an older white male monster with bad facial hair, wandering like a privileged Sasquatch through three wildernesses: the hills of Western Massachusetts where he spent much of his youth; the painful beaches of Maine that want to kill him (and some day will); and the metaphoric haunted forest of middle age that connects them.<br />  <br /> <i>Vacationland </i>collects these real life wanderings, and through them you learn of the horror of freshwater clams, the evolutionary purpose of the mustache, and which animals to keep as pets and which to kill with traps and poison. There is also some advice on how to react when the people of coastal Maine try to sacrifice you to their strange god.<br />  <br /> Though wildly, Hodgmaniacally funny as usual, it is also a poignant and sincere account of one human facing his forties, those years when men in particular must stop pretending to be the children of bright potential they were and settle into the failing bodies of the wiser, weird dads that they are.
Harry Potter - A Journey Through A History of Magic
by British Library

Language

English

Pages

215

Publication Date

October 20, 2017

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<b>The official companion book to the British Library exhibition and the ultimate gift for Harry Potter fans!</b><br />As the British Library unveils a very special new exhibition in the UK, <em>Harry Potter: A History of Magic</em>, readers everywhere are invited on an enchanting journey through the Hogwarts curriculum, from Care of Magical Creatures and Herbology to Defense Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, and more in this eBook uncovering thousands of years of magical history.<p>Prepare to be amazed by artifacts released from the archives of the British Library, unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, and incredible illustrations from artist Jim Kay.</p><p>Discover the truth behind the origins of the Philosopher’s Stone, monstrous dragons, and troublesome trolls; examine real-life wands and find out what actually makes a mandrake scream; pore over remarkable pages from da Vinci’s notebook; and discover the oldest atlas of the night sky.</p><p>Carefully curated by the British Library and full of extraordinary treasures from all over the world, this is an unforgettable journey exploring the history of the magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories.</p>
The Riviera Set: Glitz, Glamour, and the Hidden World of High Soc...
by Mary S. Lovell

Language

English

Pages

442

Publication Date

September 05, 2017

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<p>The author of the bestselling <em>The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family </em>brings her trademark brio and relish to the charming and fascinating world of the Château de l'Horizon on the French Riviera</p><br /><em>The Riviera Set</em> reveals the story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Château de l'Horizon near Cannes, over the course of forty years from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to the death of the playboy Prince Aly Khan in 1960.<br /><br /><br /><br />At the heart of dynamic group was the amazing Maxine Elliott, the daughter of a fisherman from Connecticut, who built the beautiful art deco Château and brought together the likes of Noel Coward, the Aga Khan, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and two very saucy courtesans, Doris Castlerosse and Daisy Fellowes, who set out to be dangerous distractions to Winston Churchill as he worked on his journalism and biographies during his 'wilderness years' in the thirties. After the War the story continued as the Château changed hands and Prince Aly Khan used it to entertain the Hollywood set, as well as launch his seduction of and eventual marriage to Rita Hayworth<br /><br /><br /><br />Bringing a bygone era back to life, Mary Lovell cements her spot as one of our top social historians in this captivating and evocative new book.
Into the Wild
by Jon Krakauer

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

September 21, 2009

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In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter.  How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of <i>Into the Wild</i>.<br /><br />Immediately after graduating from college in 1991, McCandless had roamed through the West and Southwest on a vision quest like those made by his heroes Jack London and John Muir.  In the Mojave Desert he abandoned his car, stripped it of its license plates, and burned all of his  cash.  He would give himself a new name, Alexander Supertramp, and , unencumbered by money and belongings, he would be free to wallow in the raw, unfiltered experiences that nature presented.  Craving a blank spot on the map, McCandless simply threw the maps away.  Leaving behind his desperate parents and sister, he vanished into the wild.<br /><br />Jon Krakauer constructs a clarifying prism through which he reassembles the disquieting facts of McCandless's short life.  Admitting an interst that borders on obsession, he searches for the clues to the dries and desires that propelled McCandless.  Digging deeply, he takes an inherently compelling mystery and unravels the larger riddles it holds: the profound pull of the American wilderness on our imagination; the allure of high-risk activities to young men of a certain cast of mind; the complex, charged bond between fathers and sons.<br /><br />When McCandless's innocent mistakes turn out to be irreversible and fatal, he becomes the stuff of tabloid headlines and is dismissed for his naiveté, pretensions, and hubris.  He is said  to have had a death wish but wanting to die is a very different thing from being compelled to look over the edge. Krakauer brings McCandless's uncompromising pilgrimage out of the shadows, and the peril, adversity , and renunciation sought by this enigmatic young man are illuminated with a rare understanding--and not an ounce of sentimentality. Mesmerizing, heartbreaking, <i>Into the Wild</i> is a <i>tour de force</i>. The power and luminosity of Jon Krakauer's stoytelling blaze through every page.<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>
Lonely Planet Mexico (Travel Guide)
by , Andy Symington

Language

English

Pages

896

Publication Date

August 01, 2016

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<P><I>Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher</I> </P><P><B><I>Lonely Planet Mexico </I></B>is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the ancient Maya world, go horse-riding through fragrant pine forest, and experience Mexico City's hopping cultural scene; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Mexico and begin your journey now! </P><P><B>Inside <I>Lonely Planet</I> <I>Mexico</I> Travel Guide:</B> </P><UL> <LI><B>Color </B>maps and images throughout <LI><B>Highlights</B> <B>and itineraries</B> help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests <LI><B>Insider tips</B> to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots <LI><B>Essential info</B> <B>at your fingertips</B> - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices <LI><B>Honest reviews for all budgets</B> - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss <LI><B>Cultural insights</B> give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, cuisine, ancient ruins, culture, arts, landscapes, nature, customs, etiquette <LI><B>Over</B> <B>120</B> <B>maps</B> <LI><B>Covers</B> Mexico City, Veracruz, Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Campeche, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Central Pacific Coast, Tijuana, the Copper Canyon, Northern Mexico, Baja California, Northern Central Highlands<I> </I>and more </LI></UL><P><B>eBook Features: </B>(Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) </P><UL> <LI><B>Downloadable PDF and offline maps</B> prevent roaming and data charges <LI><B>Effortlessly navigate</B> and jump between maps and reviews <LI><B>Add notes</B> to personalise your guidebook experience <LI><B>Seamlessly flip</B> between pages <LI><B>Bookmarks</B> <B>and speedy search </B>capabilities get you to key pages in a flash <LI><B>Embedded links</B> to recommendations' websites <LI><B>Zoom-in </B>maps and images <LI><B>Inbuilt dictionary </B>for quick referencing </LI></UL><P><STRONG>The Perfect Choice: </STRONG><I>Lonely Planet</I> <I>Mexico</I>, our most comprehensive guide to Mexico, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. </P><UL> <LI>Looking for a guide focused on Cancun, Cozumel and the Yucatan? Check out <B><I>Lonely Planet</I> <I>Cancun, Cozumel & the Yucatan </I></B>guide for a comprehensive look at all this region has to offer. </LI></UL><P><B>About Lonely Planet: </B>Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. </P>

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