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Rick Steves Italy 2020 (Rick Steves Travel Guide)
by Rick Steves

Language

English

Pages

1242

Publication Date

December 17, 2019

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<b>From the Mediterranean to the Alps, from fine art to fine pasta, experience Italy with Rick Steves! Inside <i>Rick Steves Italy 2020</i> you'll find:</b><br /><ul><li><b>Comprehensive coverage </b>for planning a <b>multi-week trip</b> to Italy</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 the Colosseum and Michelangelo's David to corner trattorias and that perfect scoop of gelato</li><li><b>How to connect with local culture: </b>Walk in Caesar's footsteps through the ruins of the Forum, discover the relaxed rhythms of sunny Cinque Terre, or chat with fans about the latest soccer match (<i>calcio</i>, to locals) </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 experience <i>la dolce far niente</i></b></li><li><b>Self-guided walking tours</b> of lively neighborhoods and museums</li><li><b>Vital trip-planning tools, </b>like how to link destinations, build your itinerary, and get from place to place </li><li><b>Detailed maps,</b> including a <b>fold-out map</b> for exploring on the go</li><li><b>Useful resources </b>including a packing list, Italian phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading</li><li><b>Over 1,000 bible-thin pages</b> include everything worth seeing without weighing you down</li><li><b>Annually updated information</b> on Venice, Padua, the Dolomites, Lake Country, Milan, the Italian Riviera, Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Hill Towns of Central Italy, Siena, Tuscany, Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Capri, the Amalfi Coast, and much more</li></ul><b>Make the most of every day and every dollar with <i>Rick Steves Italy 2020</i>.</b><br /><br />Planning a one- to two-week trip? Check out <i>Rick Steves Best of Italy</i>.
Rick Steves Ireland 2020 (Rick Steves Travel Guide)
by , Pat O'Connor

Language

English

Pages

615

Publication Date

December 31, 2019

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<b>Wander rustic towns, emerald valleys, lively cities, and moss-draped ruins: Experience Ireland with Rick Steves by your side. Inside <i>Rick Steves Ireland 2020</i> you'll find:</b><br /><ul><li><b>Comprehensive coverage</b> for planning a <b>multi-week trip</b> through Ireland</li><li><b>Rick's strategic advice </b>on how to get the most of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites</li><li><b>Top sights and hidden gems, </b>from the Rock of Cashel and the Ring of Kerry to distilleries making whiskey with hundred-year-old recipes</li><li><b>How to connect with local culture: </b>Hoist a pint at the corner pub, enjoy traditional fiddle music, and jump into conversations buzzing with brogue</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 Guinness</li><li><b>Self-guided walking tours</b> of atmospheric neighborhoods and awe-inspiring sights</li><li><b>Trip-planning tools, </b>like how to link destinations, build your itinerary, and get from place to place</li><li><b>Detailed maps, </b>including a<b> fold-out map </b>for exploring on the go</li><li><b>Useful resources </b>including a packing list, Irish phrase book, historical overview, and recommended reading</li><li><b>Over 1,000 bible-thin pages </b>include everything worth seeing without weighing you down</li><li><b>Annually updated information</b> on Dublin, Kilkenny, Waterford, County Wexford, Kinsale, Cobh, Kenmare, The Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, County Clare, the Burren, Galway, the Aran Islands, Connemara, County Mayo, Belfast, Portrush, the Antrim Coast, Derry, County Donegal, and much more</li></ul><b>Make the most of every day and every dollar with <i>Rick Steves Ireland 2020</i>.</b><br /><br />Planning a one- to two-week trip? Check out<i> Rick Steves Best of Ireland.</i>
Easy Spanish Phrase Book NEW EDITION: Over 700 Phrases for Everyd...
by Pablo Garcia Loaeza

Language

English

Pages

99

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 making reservations to ordering dinner.<br />Over 700 conveniently organized expressions include terms for modern telecommunications as well as phrases related to transportation, shopping, services, medical and emergency situations, and other common circumstances. A phonetic pronunciation accompanies each phrase.
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>
50 States, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, Wha...
by Joe Yogerst

Language

English

Pages

287

Publication Date

September 04, 2019

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This richly illustrated book from the travel experts at National Geographic showcases the best travel experiences in every state, from the obvious to the unexpected. Sites include national parks, beaches, hotels, Civil War battlefields, dude ranches, out-of-the-way museums, and more. You'll discover the world's longest yard sale in Tennessee, swamp tours in Louisiana, dinosaur trails in Colorado, America's oldest street in NYC, and the best spot to watch for sea otters on the central California coast. Each entry provides detailed travel information as well as fascinating facts about each state that will help fuel your wanderlust and ensure the best vacation possible. In addition to 50 states in the U.S., the book includes a section on the Canadian provinces and territories.
The Wine Bible
by Karen MacNeil

Language

English

Pages

1008

Publication Date

October 13, 2015

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Announcing the completely revised and updated edition of <i>The Wine Bible</i>, the perennial bestselling wine book praised as <i>“The most informative and entertaining book I’ve ever seen on the subject”</i> (Danny Meyer), <i>“A guide that has all the answers” </i>(Bobby Flay), <i>“Astounding”</i> (Thomas Keller), and <i>“A magnificent masterpiece of wine writing”</i> (Kevin Zraly).<br /><br /> Like a lively course from an expert teacher, <i>The Wine Bible</i> grounds the reader deeply in the fundamentals while layering on informative asides, tips, amusing anecdotes, definitions, glossaries, photos (all new for this edition), maps, labels, and recommended bottles. Karen MacNeil’s information comes directly through primary research; for this second edition she has tasted more than 10,000 wines and visited dozens of wine regions around the world. New to the book are wines of China, Japan, Mexico, and Slovenia. And through it all the reader becomes ever more informed—and, because of the author’s unique voice, always entertained: “In great years Pétrus is ravishing, elegant, and rich—Ingrid Bergman in red satin.” Or, describing a Riesling: “A laser beam. A sheet of ice. A great crackling bolt of lightning.”<br />  
Spanish Short Stories for Beginners: 20 Captivating Short Stories...
by Lingo Mastery

Language

Spanish

Pages

212

Publication Date

January 08, 2018

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<h2><b>Do you know what the hardest thing for a Spanish learner is?</b></h2><br />Finding PROPER reading material that they can handle…which is precisely the reason we’ve written this book!<br /><br />Teachers love giving out tough, expert-level literature to their students, books that present many new problems to the reader and force them to search for words in a dictionary every five minutes — it’s not entertaining, useful or motivating for the student at all, and many soon give up on learning at all!<br /><br />In this book we have compiled 20 easy-to-read, compelling and fun stories that will allow you to expand your vocabulary and give you the tools to improve your grasp of the wonderful Spanish tongue.<br /><br /><h2><b>How Spanish Short Stories for Beginners works:</b></h2><br /><ul><li>Each story will involve an important lesson of the tools in the Spanish language (Verbs, Adjectives, Past Tense, Giving Directions, and more), involving an interesting and entertaining story with realistic dialogues and day-to-day situations.</li><li>The summaries follow: a synopsis in Spanish and in English of what you just read, both to review the lesson and for you to see if you understood what the tale was about.</li><li>At the end of those summaries, you’ll be provided with a list of the most relevant vocabulary involved in the lesson, as well as slang and sayings that you may not have understood at first glance!</li><li>Finally, you’ll be provided with a set of tricky questions in Spanish, providing you with the chance to prove that you learned something in the story. Don’t worry if you don’t know the answer to any — we will provide them immediately after, but no cheating!</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 <b>Spanish Short Stories for Beginners</b> and improve your Spanish right now!<br /><br />
Rick Steves Rome 2020 (Rick Steves Travel Guide)
by , Gene Openshaw

Language

English

Pages

628

Publication Date

October 29, 2019

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<b>Explore ancient ruins and view Renaissance masterpieces in this truly modern Eternal City. Inside <i>Rick Steves Rome 2020</i> you'll find:</b><ul><li><b>Comprehensive coverage</b> for spending <b>a week or more</b> exploring Rome</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 the Colosseum and the Sistine Chapel to corner trattorias, cozy wine bars, and the perfect scoop of gelato</li><li><b>How to connect with local culture: </b>Indulge in the Italian happy hour tradition of <i>aperitivo</i>, savor a plate of <i>cacio e pepe</i>, or chat with fans about the latest soccer match</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 experience <i>la dolce far niente</i></b></li><li><b>Self-guided walking tours </b>of lively neighborhoods and sights like the Roman Forum, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Vatican Museums</li><li><b>Detailed neighborhood maps</b> and <b>a fold-out city map</b> for exploring on the go</li><li><b>Useful resources </b>including a packing list, Italian phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading</li><li><b>Over 500 bible-thin pages</b> include everything worth seeing without weighing you down</li><li><b>Annually updated information </b>on Central Rome, Vatican City, Trastevere, and more, plus day trips to Ostia Antica, Tivoli, Naples, and Pompeii</li></ul><b>Make the most of every day and every dollar with <i>Rick Steves Rome 2020</i>.</b><br />Spending just a few days in the city? Try <i>Rick Steves Pocket Rome</i>.
Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Trave...
by Patrick Smith

Language

English

Pages

338

Publication Date

June 05, 2018

Product Description
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<p><strong>A New York Times bestseller</strong></p><p>For millions of people, travel by air is a confounding, uncomfortable, and even fearful experience. Patrick Smith, airline pilot and author of the popular website www.askthepilot.com, separates fact from fallacy and tells you everything you need to know: <br /> <br /> •  How planes fly, and a revealing look at the men and women who fly them<br /> •  Straight talk on turbulence, pilot training, and safety. <br /> • The real story on delays, congestion, and the dysfunction of the modern airport<br /> • The myths and misconceptions of cabin air and cockpit automation  <br /> • Terrorism in perspective, and a provocative look at security<br /> • Airfares, seating woes, and the pitfalls of airline customer service  <br /> • The colors and cultures of the airlines we love to hate</p><p>COCKPIT CONFIDENTIAL covers not only the nuts and bolts of flying, but 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. </p><p>"Patrick Smith is extraordinarily knowledgeable about modern aviation...the ideal seatmate, a companion, writer and explorer." —<em>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>, on ASK THE PILOT. </p>
Rick Steves Sicily
by , Sarah Murdoch

Language

English

Pages

500

Publication Date

April 16, 2019

Product Description
Customer Reviews
<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><b><br /></b><b>Inside <i>Rick Steves Sicily</i> you'll find:</b><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><b>Make the most of every day and every dollar with <i>Rick Steves Sicily</i>.</b>

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