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Easy Spanish Phrase Book NEW EDITION: Over 700 Phrases for Everyd...
by Pablo Garcia Loaeza

Language

English

Pages

98

Publication Date

October 17, 2013

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Designed as a quick reference tool and an easy-to-use study guide, this inexpensive and up-to-date book offers fast, effective communications. The perfect companion for tourists and business travelers in Spain and Latin America, it features words, phrases, and sentences that cover everything from asking directions to ordering dinner.<BR>Over 700 conveniently organized expressions include terms for modern telecommunications as well as phrases related to transportation, shopping, medical and emergency situations, and other common circumstances. A phonetic pronunciation accompanies each phrase.
Conversational German Dialogues: Over 100 German Conversations an...
by Lingo Mastery

Language

German

Pages

256

Publication Date

April 28, 2019

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<b>Is conversational German turning a little too tricky for you? Do you have no idea how to order a meal or book a room at a hotel?<br /><br />If your answer to any of the previous questions was ‘Yes’, then this book is for you!<br /></b><br />If there’s even been something tougher than learning the grammar rules of a new language, it’s finding the way to speak with other people in that tongue. Any student knows this – we can try our best at practicing, but you always want to avoid making embarrassing mistakes or not getting your message through correctly. <br /><br />"How do I get out of this situation?" many students ask themselves, to no avail, but no answer is forthcoming.<br /><br />Until now.<br /><br />We have compiled <b>MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED</b> conversational German stories for beginners along with their translations, allowing new German speakers to have the necessary tools to begin studying how to set a meeting, rent a car or tell a doctor that they don’t feel well. We’re not wasting time here with conversations that don’t go anywhere: if you want to know how to solve problems (while learning a ton of German along the way, obviously), this book is for you!<br /><br /><b>How Conversational German Dialogues works:<br /></b><br /><ul><li>Each new chapter will have a fresh, new story between two people who wish to solve a common, day-to-day issue that you will surely encounter in real life.</li><li>An German version of the conversation will take place first, followed by an English translation. This ensures that you fully understood just what it was that they were saying.</li><li>Before and after the main section of the book, we shall provide you with an introduction and conclusion that will offer you important strategies, tips and tricks to allow you to get the absolute most out of this learning material.</li><li>That’s about it! Simple, useful and incredibly helpful; you will NOT need another conversational German book once you have begun reading and studying this one!</li></ul>We want you to feel comfortable while learning the tongue; after all, no language should be a barrier for you to travel around the world and expand your social circles!<br /><br />So look no further! Pick up your copy of Conversational German Dialogues and start learning German right now!<br /><br />
Rick Steves' Italian Phrase Book & Dictionary
by Rick Steves

Language

English

Pages

464

Publication Date

March 07, 2017

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<br /><em >Buon giorno!</em> From ordering calamari in Venice to making new friends in Tuscan hill towns, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spelling, an English-Italian and Italian-English dictionary, the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice as you wait in line at the Sistine Chapel. Informative, concise, and practical, <em >Rick Steves' Italian Phrase Book and Dictionary</em> is an essential item for any traveler's <em >zainetto.</em>
How To Be Your Own Bodyguard: Self defense for men and women from...
by Nick Hughes

Language

English

Pages

326

Publication Date

October 01, 2011

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<h3><strong>MASTER THE SKILLS OF A BODYGUARD AND REDUCE YOUR RISK OF EVER BEING A CRIME VICTIM<br /></strong><br /></h3><p>Now you don't have to be rich enough to hire your own bodyguard. You can learn the skills in this book and take care of yourself the way the pros do.</p><p><strong>WHO IS THIS BOOK FOR?</strong></p><p><em>“How To Be Your Own Bodyguard”</em> is an invaluable reference for:</p><p>• Anybody who wants to significantly reduce their risk of ever being a victim of a crime.<br />• People smart enough to figure out there’s more to self-defense than learning how to fight<br />• Anyone who travels for business or pleasure.<br />• Professional Close Protection Agents<br />• People who want to try and avoid trouble rather than fight their way out of it.<br />• Teens going off to college.<br />• Martial artists<br />• Law Enforcement Officers</p><p>Not only does the book explain how to keep you and your loved ones safe from criminals it also covers mindset training, which martial arts to pick, resources used by professional bodyguards and more. There are chapters on where you should stay in a hotel, the safest places on an aircraft, how to conduct a threat analysis like a pro, staying safe in your car, and dealing with blue light bandits.</p><p><strong>THIS BOOK WILL TEACH YOU:</strong></p><p>• That your car windows are actually stronger if they’re down quarter of an inch if a mob is trying to break them.<br />• Why riots and contact lenses don’t mix<br />• The four unconscious things that bad guys do before they attack you<br />• Why RUN HIDE FIGHT during an Active Killer Event is wrong,and what works better.<br />• How criminals select their victims<br />• Why “Soft Skills” constitute 75% of self-protection and exactly what they are<br />• A less than $10 security kit that will keep you safe in sketchy hotels</p><p><strong>WHY THIS BOOK?</strong></p><p>Because it’s been written by a former professional protection agent who, for over 25 years, used the contents to keep his clients safe in hostile environments around the world. As one Amazon reviewer said <em>“I am a regional disaster preparedness officer for a multi-national corporation. This is the best book on personal security and disaster preparedness I have ever read…and I have a library of such books.”</em><br /></p><p>Critically acclaimed by security experts around the world this is the only book you’ll need on the subject.Take advantage of Amazon’s<strong> “Look Inside”</strong> feature and check out the table of contents for all the things you’re going to learn. There’s even a <strong>bonus home security check list</strong> for you that the author uses when looking after high risk clients. <br /></p><p><strong>WHY MOST OTHER BOOKS GET IT WRONG</strong></p><p>They all begin with you being attacked. In reality the attack began a long time before the assault began. Non consensual violence begins with <strong>SELECTION</strong> of the victim. Next comes<strong> ISOLATION</strong>. The book will teach you how to run counter-surveillance and develop your situational awareness so you’ll know in advance you’re being set up. After the bad guy isolates his intended victim there will be a distraction phase consisting of some <strong>VERBAL</strong> patter. Verbal aggression is also always present in attacks in bars. <em>“What are you looking at?” “You were looking at my girlfriend”</em> If you can say something to make the situation worse then you can learn to say something that just might make the situation better. Again, the answers to that and more are in the book.If you can learn how to master those first 3 phases of a criminal attack then you rarely need to get in to the physical assault itself. As Sun Tzu said <em>“The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting."</em><br /></p><p>Buy it and learn how to keep you and your loved ones safe. Get a copy for anyone you care about.</p>
Iberia
by James A. Michener

Language

English

Pages

962

Publication Date

July 03, 2013

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Spain is an immemorial land like no other, one that James A. Michener, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author and celebrated citizen of the world, came to love as his own. <i>Iberia </i>is Michener’s enduring nonfiction tribute to his cherished second home. In the fresh and vivid prose that is his trademark, he not only reveals the celebrated history of bullfighters and warrior kings, painters and processions, cathedrals and olive orchards, he also shares the intimate, often hidden country he came to know, where the congeniality of living souls is thrust against the dark weight of history. Wild, contradictory, passionately beautiful, this is Spain as experienced by a master writer.<br /><br /> BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's <i>Hawaii.</i><br />  <br /> <b>Praise for <i>Iberia</i></b><br /> <b><i> </i></b><br /> “From the glories of the Prado to the loneliest stone villages, here is Spain, castle of old dreams and new realities.”<b>—<i>The New York Times</i></b><br /> <b><i> </i></b><br /> “Massive, beautiful . . . unquestionably some of the best writing on Spain [and] the best that Mr. Michener has ever done on any subject.”<b>—<i>The Wall Street Journal</i></b><br /> <b><i> </i></b><br /> “A dazzling panorama . . . one of the richest and most satisfying books about Spain in living memory.”<b>—<i>Saturday Review</i></b><br /> <b><i> </i></b><br /> “Kaleidoscopic . . . This book will make you fall in love with Spain.”<b>—<i>The Houston Post</i></b>
Rick Steves Sicily
by , Sarah Murdoch

Language

English

Pages

500

Publication Date

April 16, 2019

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<b>Swim in the sparkling Mediterranean, marvel at the peak of Mount Etna, and get to know this region's timeless charm: with Rick Steves on your side, Sicily can be yours!</b><div><b><br /></b></div><div><b>Inside <i>Rick Steves Sicily</i> you'll find:</b></div><div><ul><li><b>Comprehensive coverage</b> for spending <b>a week or more</b> exploring Sicily</li><li><b>Rick's strategic advice</b> on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites</li><li><b>Top sights and hidden gems, </b>from Mount Etna and the Byzantine mosaics of Monreale to the Ballarò street market and Siracusa's puppet museum<br /></li><li><b>How to connect with culture: </b>Savor seafood-centric cuisine made from ancient recipes, catch an opera performance at the Teatro Massimo, or sample authentic Marsala wine</li><li><b>Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps</b> with Rick's candid, humorous insight</li><li><b>The best places to eat, sleep, and relax</b> with a glass of local Nero d'Avola<br /></li><li><b>Self-guided walking tours</b> of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums </li><li><b>Detailed maps</b> for exploring on the go</li><li><b>Useful resources</b> including a packing list, a historical overview, and useful Italian phrases<br /></li><li><b>Over 350 bible-thin pages</b> include everything worth seeing without weighing you down</li><li><b>Complete, up-to-date information</b> on Palermo, Cefalù, Trapani and the West Coast, Agrigento and the Valley of the Temples, Ragusa and the Southeast, Catania, Taormina, and more</li></ul></div><div><b>Make the most of every day and every dollar with <i>Rick Steves Sicily</i>.</b></div>
Rick Steves Europe Through the Back Door: The Travel Skills Handb...
by Rick Steves

Language

English

Pages

777

Publication Date

September 12, 2017

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<b>You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling through Europe. With <i>Rick Steves Europe Through the Back Door</i>, you'll learn how to:</b><br /><ul><li>Plan your itinerary and maximize your time</li><li>Pack light and right</li><li>Find good-value hotels and restaurants</li><li>Travel smoothly by train, bus, car, and plane</li><li>Avoid crowds and tourist scams</li><li>Hurdle the language barrier</li><li>Understand cultural differences and connect with locals</li><li>Save money while enjoying the trip of a lifetime</li></ul><b>After 30+ years of exploring Europe, Rick considers this travel skills handbook his life's work, and with his expert introductions to the top destinations in Europe, choosing your next trip will be easy and stress-free. Using the travel skills in this book, you'll experience the culture like a local, spend less money, and have more fun.</b>
Japan Travel Guide: Things I Wish I Knew Before Going To Japan (2...
by , Yuki Fukuyama

Language

English

Pages

248

Publication Date

March 19, 2019

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<h2> Want to experience Japan at its fullest potential without spending tons of your precious time on a monstrous 800 pages travel guide? Then, “Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Japan” is all you need! </h2><br /><p><b>In this book, Ken Fukuyama and Yuki Fukuyama will share with you:</b></p><br /><ul><li> The ultimate Japan itineraries that are improvised for more than 30+ times</li><li> Everything you need to know about Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hokkaido </li><li> All the essential info like hours of operation, transit tips, prices etc</li><li> The best magical winter destination </li><li> Detailed maps of Japan </li><li> The most updated super cheap budgeting tips </li><li> The best accommodation tips </li><li> Japan’s Best Kept Secrets </li><li> All the best of the best local cuisines </li><li> The events and festivals in Japan </li><li>Much, much more!</li></ul><br /><p><b>About Ken Fukuyama and Yuki Fukuyama</b></p><br /><p>Before serving as a tour guide, they were full-time professors working in Japan National College of Technology. After having their first child in 1986, they have decided to pursue their long-hidden dream of exploring the world. Inspired by their life-changing adventure throughout the world, they have decided to serve as a tour guide. This happy couple has been serving as a Japan local tour guide for more than 30 years now. In their effort to show the world what Japan truly is, they have decided to write a book about it. </p> <br /><b>Download your copy today! </b><br />Take action and experience Japan at its fullest potential now! Get this book for FREE with Kindle Unlimited!
Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Trav...
by Rolf Potts

Language

English

Pages

224

Publication Date

December 24, 2002

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<b>Vagabonding</b> is about taking time off from your normal life—from six weeks to four months to two years—to discover and experience the world on your own terms. Veteran shoestring traveler Rolf Potts shows how anyone armed with an independent spirit can achieve the dream of extended overseas travel. Potts gives the necessary information on:<br /><br />• financing your travel time <br />• determining your destination <br />• adjusting to life on the road<br />• working and volunteering overseas <br />• handling travel adversity <br />• re-assimilating back into ordinary life<br /><br />Not just a plan of action, vagabonding is an outlook on life that emphasizes creativity, discovery, and the growth of the spirit. <br /><br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>
Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Trave...
by Patrick Smith

Language

English

Pages

338

Publication Date

June 05, 2018

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<h3><strong>A <em>New York Times</em> bestseller!—The perfect book for the frequent flyer, nervous passenger or world traveler.</strong></h3><p><strong>Reassuring secrets of commercial aviation:</strong> For millions of people, travel by air is a confounding, uncomfortable, and even frightening experience. When you go behind the scenes, however, you can see that the grand theater of air travel is actually fascinating. From the intricate design of airport architecture to the logistics of inflight service, the business of flying is full of surprising secrets.</p><p><strong>Get facts and answers:</strong> Patrick Smith, airline pilot and author of the popular website www.askthepilot.com, offers answers for the curious, reassurance for the anxious, and unexpected facts for the deceived.</p><p><strong>Separate fact from fallacy:</strong> Commercial airlines like to hide the truth from customers and do nothing to comfort nervous fliers. But what's more scary than the unknown? Patrick Smith breaks down that barrier and tells you everything you need to know about flying, including:</p><ul><li>How planes fly, and a revealing look at the men and women who fly them</li><li>Straight talk on turbulence, pilot training, and safety</li><li>The real story on delays, congestion, and the dysfunction of the modern airport</li><li>The myths and misconceptions of cabin air and cockpit automation</li><li>Terrorism in perspective, and a provocative look at security</li><li>Airfare, seating woes, and the pitfalls of airline customer service</li><li>The true colors and cultures of the airlines we love to hate</li></ul><p><strong>Cockpit Confidential is a thoughtful, funny, and at times deeply personal look into the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying:</strong> If you liked <em>Cruising Attitude</em>, <em>Soar</em>, <em>Skyfaring</em>, or <em>Flying Without Fear</em>, you'll find reassurance, humor, and guidance in <em>Cockpit Confidential</em>.</p><p>"Patrick Smith is extraordinarily knowledgeable about modern aviation...the ideal seatmate, a companion, writer and explorer." —<em>The Boston Globe</em></p><p>"Anyone remotely afraid of flying should read this book, as should anyone who appreciates good writing and great information." —<em>The New York Times</em></p>

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