This book contains details of all National Express coach
services across the UK, plus those of selected other coach operators. This does not include wholly-
Scottish services, purely for reasons of... More > space. I could have made both into one with two books
anyway. However, I did it this way to make it clearer as to what was in which book.< Less
If you are planning to visit the Legoland theme park in Carlsbad, California, this book contains all the information you need to make the most of your family adventure. The book also includes... More > information about other area attractions, local restaurants and hotels.< Less
Yakushima: A Yakumonkey Guide - The Second edition
Fully updated and still packed full of everything necessary to visit Yakushima - acommodation, transport, 15 hiking trails, places of interest,... More > activities, restaurants, bars and cafes. Visiting Yakushima has never been easier!< Less
The DIY Quito Landing Guide is a informational-packed newcomers guide book for Quito Ecuador. Frank and Angie take you by the hand every step of the way.
We share our experiences of what Quito is... More > like; not as a tourist but someone who jumps right into the local heart of the culture. We have covered ALL the details for you!
We thought you might want to save some money! :-)
Just like our DIY CUENCA Landing Guide, the DIY QUITO Landing Guide will be what some readers referred to as "their lifesaver" for when they first landed in Cuenca.
Let The Quito Guide be your lifesaver!< Less
Are you moving to or retiring to Cuenca Ecuador? When you first land in Cuenca you'll be lost without the DIY Cuenca Landing Guide at your fingertips. Great information with excellent resources to... More > make your move or visit to Cuenca less stressful and more enjoyable.
We update the Cuenca guide every three to six months with new and relevant information to make your stay or move the best it can be. We are proud to say we have just published the fifth(July 2014)edition of the DIY Cuenca Landing Guide with all current information.
We advertise Ecuador service businesses and products in our guide; if these businesses gringo gouge our customers we take them out of the guide and add a new product or service to take their place. With this guide in your hands you will be in the know about who to hire, what to buy, where to stay, and what's going on in Cuenca Ecuador!< Less
Travel the Ecuador Coast from Playas to Atacames. We cover in DETAIL 18 Ecuador Coastal beach towns, sharing the REAL nitty-gritty of what to expect. Best time of year to travel the Ecuador coast!... More > What are the best beaches? Which beach has the most crime? Buying and renting on the Ecuador coast. Advantages and disadvantages of the coast. Where to stay with photos, description, and rates. In this coastal guide, you can expect the same straight forward, real, honest information you have become accustomed to reading from Frank and Angie. Its all here...the Ecuador Coast up close!< Less
Lief and Mary Carlsen had never ridden any great distance on a bicycle. He was a builder of rock walls and she was a nurse. But they had a dream - to hit the open road on their tandem bicycle and... More > see America up-close. This is the story of how their dream became a 4000-mile reality.< Less
6th Edition. All new listings for 2008. New wire-bound format. Handy glove box size.
Exit service listings for the entire length of Interstate 95 from Maine to Florida. Detailed food, gas, lodging,... More > camping, shopping, rest areas, welcome centers, AM/FM radio stations and other essential travel services in an easy to read format. Plus several alternate routes including Maine's I-295 (Coastal route), Virginia's I-295 (Richmond/Petersburg bypass), Florida's I-295 (Jacksonville bypass)and Florida's I-4 (Tampa to Daytona).< Less
Between 2000 and 2003, Chris Wedding, a Kentucky native and North Carolina resident, taught in Japan with the Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. During that time, he sent home letters... More > which described the 80,000 miles and 1,000 days of his life and travels in Japan, Vietnam, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Australia. This book, with over sixty pictures, is based on these letters. It is part travelogue, part social and environmental commentary, and part humor. The book was inspired by the best-selling comedic travel writings of Bill Bryson. Those who have read Three Years in Asia call it “charming” and “an entertaining portrait of life in Japan” claiming that it makes them “laugh out loud” and feel as if they’re on the journey with the author to “the other side of the world.” 100% of the profits from the sale of this book go to charities which support children in need in Southeast Asia.< Less
The Southron’s Guide to Living in Uruguay is the most comprehensive and authoritative book available on moving to and living in the hottest new Expat retirement and Investment location in the... More > world: URUGUAY!
It is also the most lavishly illustrated, and certainly the funniest—written from a very pronounced point of view by a “wheelchair bound curmudgeon” with a decade of experience living in the West Indies, former Yugoslavia and Central America.< Less
Travel Journal Alaska - Keep a diary of your holiday / vacation to Alaska. Includes diary, budget planner, activity planner, packing checklist and other useful aids to help you record and remember... More > every aspect of your trip.< Less
What does a tourist think about after he’s found a place to sleep, had some food, and seen a few of the sights? Marcel Fraser shares his quest for meaning – a path we are terrified to... More > track. Why am I here? Why am I conscious? Is this it?
This book is not a travel guide cataloging place names. Rather, the author uses prose as poetry to transform the reader’s experience from the visual to the emotional. As you take this journey with the author, you will discover how travel and solitude can reveal meaning in your own life.< Less
This book (coil binding) serves as the official guide to the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail of Ohio.
From July 13-26, 1863, Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan led a daring group of more... More > than 2,000 men across Southern Ohio. His mission: to distract and divert as many Union troops as possible from the action in Middle Tennessee and East Tennessee. Union troops under the command of Major General Ambrose Burnside gave chase.
Although they were ultimately successful, ending Morgan’s raid was a much harder job than anyone anticipated.
With the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail, you too can follow Morgan’s route through southern and eastern Ohio. Fifty-six interpretive signs covering 557 miles through nineteen counties tell the story of the raid’s successful beginnings, the battle with Union forces at Buffington Island, Morgan’s desperate escapes, and finally his capture.
Come along and discover this amazing Ohio Civil War story!< Less
In 1987 Mike Robbins, a young journalist in London, felt restless and decided to travel. He never really stopped. In the quarter century that followed he lived and worked in countries as diverse as... More > the world itself.
The pieces in this book take the reader from rural Sudan to the headwaters of the Amazon, from Semana Santa in Quito to Buddhist temples in the Himalayas, across Bhutan on a motorbike, into the ancient souk of Aleppo, to the steppes of Central Asia and finally to New York. Along the way there is Ethiopian gin, a sex tourist in Moscow, Kyrgyz women in cycling pants, a surreal toilet in Brussels, echoes of slavery in Brazil, and an encounter with Helen of Troy in Third Avenue. The Nine Horizons is an anarchic snapshot of a troubled but beautiful world in transition.< Less
“A Fine Chaos” details the three years it took to purchase and renovate Castillo Verde. It describes the trials and tribulations encountered working through Chilean bureaucracy to obtain... More > the necessary rights to own the property and its sources of water, and then the long struggle to restore the castle and its surrounding gardens to their former glory.
Join us as we learn about Chile, its people, culture, customs and history. Meet our new Chilean friends, and see through their eyes the renewed confidence and hope that is driving one of the most successful economic and cultural rebirths in South America. And experience first-hand how living in a foreign country can change your life.
Much more than a travel book or house renovation documentary, “A Fine Chaos” provides insight, fact and opinion on a country and a continent about which much of the world knows very little.< Less
Writing about the country she loves, Boland delivers a love letter to the ancestral homeland she triumphantly returned to. This gifted storyteller, scripting one of the world’s most beautiful... More > coastlines, The Coast Road of Clew Bay, with her perceptive cultural insights and warm sense of humor, has delivered a landmark in travel writing.
Leaves from her journal are subtly stitched together with threads of local history, time-honored traditions, and the charm of her Irish friends and acquaintances who inhabit this different world. Presented with truthfulness and wit, Put Some Mayo on That is the next best thing to your own month in Mayo.
Leave behind the limitations of modern travel and encounter the joys of letting the place guide you.< Less
Two brothers take on the mammoth challenge of riding 4000 miles around the coast of mainland Britain, on a rickety old motorbike and sidecar outfit. The challenge is set up to raise money for... More > diabetes after one of the brothers suffered a near fatal hypo, leaving him in a coma for 12 days. Feeling lucky and grateful to be alive, despite being diagnosed with osteoporosis shortly after and suffering several spinal fractures, Keith and his brother Ian set out to help others with diabetes. But the trip turns to disaster, over shadowed by the curse of the ventriloquists dummy! If you're prepared to believe it. All the evidence is there.
Please, go ahead and read the book, you can then make up your own mind.< Less
In January 2014, 550 college students embarked on a 112 day voyage around the world. Of these, only the most elite were enrolled under the tutelage of the extraordinary Maria Adelmann.
Despite... More > seasickness, doxy dream hallucinations, and a strict diet of pasta and potatoes, these proteges churned out an impressive collection of funny, creative, and insightful pieces about their journeys. From ship to shore, these 18 students used travel writing to share their experiences: what they learned, smelled, tasted, spit out, slept on, and discovered about the world around them.
Includes the very best essays and vignettes from a semester of traveling through Japan, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, India, Ghana, and more.< Less
A list and description of 18 popular hikes and climbs near Mittenwald, Germany. Offered in native English, and based on personal experience, this book offers information on trail descriptions,... More > altitude gains, hiking times, and alpine huts. Whether you are spending 2 days or 2 weeks in the region, this guide will get you on the trail.
Hikes and climbs included:
High Hüttes on the Karwendel near Mittenwald
- Mittenwalder Hütte
- Krinner-Kofler Hütte
Hikes on the hills west of Mittenwald
- Alpine Lakes – Lautersee and Ferchensee
- St. Anton
- Ederkanzel Hütte
- Leutasch Klamm
- Mittenwald – Elmau – Partnachklamm - Garmisch
- Westliche Karwendelspitze
- Grosse Arnspitze
- Rotwandlspitze - Brunnsteinspitze
- Mittenwalder Klettersteig
- Heinrich-Noe-Weg Klettersteig< Less
Taking a year off from the rat race is an idle dream for many, but the McManamy family, including their three teenagers, decided to make it happen. The Big Trip: A Family Gap Year tells how they put... More > high school, college and work on hold while they learned Spanish in Spain and volunteered in Bolivia, Guatemala, and Kenya. Choosing home stays and local transportation over hotels and rental cars, they undertook a deeply immersive journey of “slow travel,” living simply and experiencing life as the locals do. The teenagers contributed their own creative poems and stories to The Big Trip. A vivid account full of adventures and lively observations, the story also offers a template for anyone yearning to undertake an intellectual, emotional and spiritual journey of discovery. It is possible for families to take a Big Trip and enrich their lives without breaking the bank, losing a job, or falling behind in school. This compelling travel memoir motivates us all to follow even the wildest of our dreams.< Less
In Voyages, Paul Jacobs takes us through his discovery of a passion for sailing, the joys of meeting and falling in love with Nancy Kaull, and the couples’ experience together cruising on... More > 36’ sailboats in exotic locations all around the world with the Sunsail owners program. Paul describes the cruises with a scientist’s precision, a sense of humor, and a humble perspective that will engage sailors and non-sailors alike. Nancy contributes a second perspective with detailed journal entries interspersed throughout the book. Together, the couple provides a story that’s a successful fusion of a manual for travel to and bareboat sailing at numerous geographic locations, and a personal memoir, all in an interesting, informative, and inspiring work.< Less
In Meeting Uncle Sam travel writer Jeroen Vogel chronicles his last summer as a camp counselor in the United States and looks back on his schoolyear as a foreign exchange student in Phoenix, Arizona,... More > before crossing the continent from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on board... Greyhound!
This book has been written in Jeroen Vogel's signature witty and fast-paced writing style, including humor, fun facts and typically Vogelesque observations.< Less
After 120 Counties and thousands of miles covered by the Map Dot Crew, it was about time a few of these pictures made it into books. Like our Map Dots, we'll start out small. May this Little Book Of... More > Places spur you to get out and travel Kentucky as never before!< Less