Apr 28, 2014

Travel the World Without Worries

Travel the World Without Worries

Filled with trail-tested advice, Travel the World Without Worries is the must-have planning resource for the low-budget traveller. Whether you are dreaming of epic jungle treks, wild tuk-tuk rides, authentic food markets, or maybe just finding that perfect undiscovered beach—with this book you can start turning your travel dreams into a reality today. Whether you are going away for 6 weeks, 4 months or 2 years, you will be able to skip the hard lessons of backpacking and travel the world with confidence.

Travel the World Without Worries

Apr 25, 2014

How to Travel The Amazon River

How to Travel The Amazon River

Traveling in the Amazon is a dream of millions of people from around the world, and this book shows you how to accomplish this historic journey and make the trip safely, easier and more affordable than you could ever imagine. Right now, you can conveniently catch a flight from anywhere in the world and spend a couple of days in the Amazon rainforest. On the other hand, you could make a longer journey, as I did, from the beginning of the river in Peru, through Colombia, to its end at the beautiful beaches of Brazil's Atlantic coast. Throughout this journey, you will learn that the Amazon is full of brilliant and magical moments and together we will discover: The secret, step by step, to enjoying the most beautiful river in the world according to time, budget, and favorite activities How to save hundreds of dollars on airline & boat tickets to have a fantastic holiday How to maximize your time on the river or the jungle. Do more with less! Exotic safe tours off the beaten track to beautiful little-visited, but safe remote communities. Places to go surfing, golfing, play tennis, or go fishing How you can help conserve the environment and why you should support indigenous communities. Whether your style of traveling is relaxed or full of activities and adventures, this eco-guide will help you explore the Amazon River the fun and easy way. This eco-book from Mynor Schult will the only tour guide you will need on your incredible journey. Part of the proceeds of this book are donated to institutions in the Amazon community.

How to Travel The Amazon River

Apr 23, 2014

Alaska: A Visual Tour of America's Great Land

Alaska: A Visual Tour of America's Great Land

An amazing tour through its history, culture and landscape, Alaska's stunning imagery and informative text makes it the perfect book for those who dream of visiting the 49th state and those who want to celebrate its singular beauty and expansive history.From the lush rainforests of the Inside Passage, to the desolate beauty of the far north, Alaska's natural wonders never cease to enthrall and amaze. Join National Geographic on this spectacular visual journey through seven distinct geographic regions of this amazing state, bringing each region alive through brisk historical narrative and lavish color photography, art, and maps. Whether to learn, to visit, or simply to dream--National Geographic's Alaska provides readers with an incomparable tour.

Apr 9, 2014

Lonely Planet Activity Guides

Walking & Hiking Guides Watching Wildlife Guides Diving & Snorkeling Guides World Food Guides Cycling Guides National Parks Guides Road Trips Guides Lonely Planet Travel Guide Books

Apr 2, 2014

A Pilgrim's Guide to the Camino de Santiago

A Pilgrim's Guide to the Camino de Santiago

Now updated to include newer maps and photos—and lighter in weight to support carefree traveling—this comprehensive guidebook to the Camino de Santiago and its offshoots contains all the information needed by modern-day pilgrims wishing to walk the sacred Way of St. James. Overview route planners plus daily stage maps and detailed town plans help sojourners with all the advance preparation they need. The maps feature contour guides to help distinguish the terrain that will be crossed each day, while full information on all pilgrim hostels, as well as details for alternative accommodation, allow travelers to plot adequate nightly stopping points. All reference information is accompanied by helpful spiritual guidelines to support the seeker's inner journey as well as the outer pilgrimage. Otherwise known as the Camino Franc├ęs, the main route covered in this volume is the most popular sacred route through Spain, from St. Jean Pied de Port to Santiago.

Apr 1, 2014

The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road

The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road

Travel maestro Theroux (The Great Railway Bazaar) conducts a rambling tour of the genre in this diverting meditation on passages from his own and other writers' works. Several chapters spotlight underappreciated travel writers from Samuel Johnson to Paul Bowles, while others explore themes both profound and whimsical. There are classic set-piece literary evocations, including Thoreau on the hush of the Maine woods and Henry James on the miserable pleasures of Venice. A section on storied but disappointing destinations fingers Tahiti as "a mildewed island of surly colonials"; travel epics—shipwrecks, Sahara crossings, Jon Krakauer's duel with Mount Everest—are celebrated; exotic meals are recalled (beetles, monkey eyes, and human flesh, anyone?); and some writers, like Emily Dickinson, just stay home and write about that. The weakest section is a compendium of aphoristic abstractions—"Travel is a vanishing act, a solitary trip down a pinched line of geography to oblivion"—while the strongest pieces descry a tangible place through a discerning eye and pungent sensibility: "I do not think I shall ever forget the sight of Etna at sunset," Evelyn Waugh rhapsodizes; "othing I have seen in Art or Nature was quite so revolting.