Download E-books The Rough Guide to Scotland (Rough Guide to...) PDF

By Steve Vickers

The tough consultant to Scotland is the final word shuttle advisor to this beguiling and lovely nation. it is going to consultant you thru Scotland with trustworthy info and distinct assurance of all of Scotland's points of interest, from the world-class towns of Edinburgh and Glasgow to its many idyllic islands.

This absolutely up-to-date guidebook beneficial properties specific sensible suggestion on what to determine and do and the way to get round, plus updated reports of the easiest inns, B&Bs, retailers, and eating places. no matter if you are looking for standard village pubs or are looking to pass puffin-spotting on Shetland, The tough advisor to Scotland has you coated. actual maps and complete sensible info assist you get lower than the surface of Scotland, whereas gorgeous images and a full-color creation make this your final touring spouse.

Make the main of some time on the earth with The tough consultant to Scotland.

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Download E-books The Geography of Madness: Penis Thieves, Voodoo Death, and the Search for the Meaning of the World's Strangest Syndromes PDF

By Frank Bures

Jon Ronson meets David Grann during this attention-grabbing, wildly pleasing event and shuttle tale approximately how tradition could make us cross absolutely insane

The Geography of insanity is an research of "culture-bound" syndromes, that are a ways stranger than they sound. Why is it, for instance, that a few males think, opposed to all cause, that vandals stole their penises, even if they're in sturdy actual form? within the Geography of insanity, acclaimed journal author Frank Bures travels around the globe to track culture-bound syndromes to their sources—and within the method, tells a notable tale in regards to the unusual issues we all think.

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Download E-books Behind the Veil: A Nurse's Arabian Nightmare PDF

By Lydia Laube

Lydia Laube trigger looking for experience to paintings as a nurse in Saudi Arabia. quickly she came upon herself embroiled in a society that didn't let ladies to force, vote, or communicate to a guy on my own. once she stepped off the aircraft, Lydia's passport used to be confiscated and quick she felt like a prisoner, trapped in a rustic without technique of escape. Wearing head-to-toe coverings in stifling warmth, and combating opposed to unfathomable paperwork, Lydia maintained her sanity all through her 12 months of provider. this can be the gripping account of one woman's get to the bottom of to outlive within the adverse surroundings of a Saudi Arabian hospital.

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Download E-books Around the World in Eighty Days PDF

By Michael Palin

'The velocity of this type of trip has now not a lot replaced in view that Fogg set out in 1872. Trains could be a little swifter, yet there are definitely no high-speed rail hyperlinks but throughout India, China or the us. Passenger providers have virtually disappeared from the world's delivery lanes ...Recourse to air go back and forth, at the same time a handy technique of get away, was once now not allowed.' Following the path taken through Phileas Fogg a hundred and fifteen years previous, Michael Palin set out from the Reform membership to circumnavigate the area. the principles have been easy, yet not anything else concerning the journey used to be straightforward...From a journey of Venice on a garbage barge to send recognizing on the Suez Canal and the bicycle rush hour and snake snacks in China, this is often an unheard of tribute to man's skill to make existence tricky for himself.

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Download E-books Feet on the Street: Rambles Around New Orleans (Crown Journeys) PDF

By Roy Blount Jr.

“Betcha i will inform ya / the place ya / obtained them shoooes. / Betchadollar, / Betchadollar, / the place ya / received them shoooes. / received your sneakers in your toes, / bought your toes in the street, / And the street’s in Noo / Awlins, bathroom toilet- / Eez-ee-anna. the place I, in my view, first ate a stay oyster and primary observed a unadorned lady with the lighting fixtures on. . . . at any time when i'm going to New Orleans i'm startled by means of something.”

So writes Roy Blount Jr. during this exuberant, character-filled saunter via a spot he has enjoyed virtually his complete life—a urban “like no different position in the United States, and but (or for that reason) the cradle of yankee culture.” the following we event all of it via his eyes, ears, and flavor buds: the structure, tune, romance (yes, intercourse too), historic characters, and all that wonderful nutrients.

The publication is split into 8 Rambles via various elements of the town. every one closes with lagniappe—a little bit additional, a different deal with for the reader: right here a short riff on Gennifer vegetation, there a meditation on bare dancing. Roy Blount is familiar with New Orleans just like the within an oyster shell and is barely too happy to take us to either the well-known and the notorious points of interest. He captures the entire superb and wealthy history—culinary, literary, and political—of a urban that figured prominently within the lives of Jefferson Davis (who died there), Truman Capote (who used to be conceived there), Zora Neale Hurston (who studied voodoo there), and numerous others, together with Andrew Jackson, Lee Harvey Oswald, William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, Jelly Roll Morton, Napoléon, Walt Whitman, O. Henry, Thomas Wolfe, Earl lengthy, Randy Newman, Edgar Degas, Lillian Hellman, the Boswell Sisters, and the Dixie Cups.

Above all, notwithstanding, Feet at the Street is a party of friendship and joie de vivre in a single of America’s maximum and such a lot colourful towns, written by means of one in all America’s such a lot loved humorists.

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Download E-books Down Under PDF

By Bill Bryson

UK Edition
Released as In a Sunburned Country within the US

After stories from the us and Britain, invoice Bryson turns his roving eye to Australia, the one island that also is a continent and the single continent that also is a rustic. it's the driest, flattest, such a lot desiccated, infertile and climatically competitive of all of the inhabited continents. It has extra issues which could kill you in a truly nasty means that anyplace else. but while invoice Bryson travelled to Australia he speedily fell in love with the rustic. And who can blame him? the folks are pleased, the towns secure and fresh, the foodstuff is superb, the beer is chilly and the solar almost always shines. He attempts to determine why Aussies are so cool, digging up a prior that unearths convicts, explorers, gold diggers and outlaws.

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Download E-books Fodor's New York City 2012 (Full-color Travel Guide) PDF

Full-color guide
• Make your journey to big apple urban unforgettable with 60 maps, illustrated positive aspects, and 265 colour photos.
Customize your journey with uncomplicated making plans tools
• best studies and points of interest
• functional suggestion for buying round
• Easy-to-read colour local maps
Explore Chinatown, SoHo, Midtown, and past
• Discerning Fodor’s selection alternatives for lodges, eating places, points of interest, and extra
• “Word of Mouth” counsel from fellow Fodor’s tourists
• Illustrated positive factors at the Statue of Liberty, the Metropolitan Museum of artwork, and floor Zero
Opinions from vacation spot experts
• Fodor’s manhattan City–based writers demonstrate their favourite neighborhood haunts
• Revised every year to supply the newest information

Added bonus: on the finish of every Fodor’s lodge assessment, we’ve incorporated snippets from TripAdvisor experiences. Plan your journey with the additional peace of brain that comes from realizing every one of Fodor’s specialist choices is bolstered via customer event and suggestions.

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Download E-books Lonely Planet Tokyo (Travel Guide) PDF

By Lonely Planet, Rebecca Milner

Lonely Planet: The world's best trip consultant publisher

Lonely Planet Tokyo is your passport to the main correct, up to date suggestion on what to determine and bypass, and what hidden discoveries look forward to you. wonder on the artistry of a Kabuki functionality, sing karaoke amid the neon lighting of Shinjuku, or deal with your self to a couple of the world's most up to date sushi; all along with your relied on go back and forth spouse. Get to the center of Tokyo and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet Tokyo trip Guide:

  • Full-colour maps and pictures all through
  • Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey on your own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider tips to avoid wasting money and time and get round like a neighborhood, averting crowds and bother spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, telephone numbers, web pages, transit counsel, costs
  • Honest reports for all budgets - consuming, snoozing, sight-seeing, going out, buying, hidden gemstones that almost all guidebooks leave out
  • Cultural insights provide you with a richer, extra worthwhile go back and forth adventure - together with customs, heritage, paintings, literature, style, song, structure, politics, foodstuff, drink, and more
  • Free, handy pull-out Tokyo map (included in print version), plus over 37 color maps
  • Covers Iidabashi, Shinjuku, Ueno, Akihabara, Asakusa, Sumida River, Marunouchi, Harajuku, Aoyama, Shibuya, Roppongi, Ginza, Tsukiji, Ebisu, Meguro, Odaiba, Tokyo Bay, and extra

The ideal selection: Lonely Planet Tokyo, our such a lot accomplished advisor to Tokyo, is ideal for either exploring best attractions and taking roads much less travelled.

  • Looking for simply the highlights of Tokyo? try out Pocket Tokyo, a handy-sized consultant occupied with the can't-miss points of interest for a fast journey.
  • Looking for extra huge insurance? try out Lonely Planet's Japan guide for a accomplished examine the entire nation has to provide.

Authors: Written and researched via Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has turn into the world's top shuttle media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning site, cellular and electronic commute items, and a committed vacationer neighborhood. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but additionally permits curious visitors to get off crushed paths to appreciate extra of the tradition of the areas within which they locate themselves.

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Download E-books Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, Utah PDF

By Frommer's ShortCuts

Frommer's ShortCuts provide you with precisely what you wish to your journey to Arches and Canyonlands nationwide Parks, Utah--and no more.

In this book, you'll get an analogous professional recommendation that you'll locate in all Frommer's courses, from candid reports and precise maps to insider assistance from our neighborhood authors. Plus, we've further making plans and historical past info in addition to our signature "Best of" features.

This Frommer's ShortCuts to Arches and Canyonlands nationwide Parks, Utah contains: Moab, Arches nationwide Park, Canyonlands nationwide Park, eco-friendly River, Goblin Valley country Park, and value.

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Download E-books San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay (WPA Guides) PDF

By David Kipen

"San Francisco has no unmarried landmark through which the area may well determine it," in line with San Francisco within the 1930s, initially released in 1940. this could without doubt come as a shock to the hundreds of thousands who be aware of and love the Golden Gate Bridge or realize the Transamerica Building’s pyramid. This worthwhile Depression-era consultant to San Francisco relates the city’s heritage from the vantage element of the Thirties, describing its tradition and highlighting the real vacationer sights of the time. David Kipen’s vigorous advent revisits the city’s literary heritage—from Bret Harte to Kenneth Rexroth, Jade Snow Wong, and Allen Ginsberg—as good as its most renowned landmarks and ancient constructions. This wealthy and evocative quantity, resonant with snap shots of neighborhoods and districts, permits us a special chance to trip again in time and relish town via the Bay because it was.

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