The Titanic Awards by Doug Lansky Brought to you by the author who wrote "Signspotting" this latest book celebrates everything related to the worst of travel. From an airline sacrificing a goat on the runway to try and solve technical problems to nasty toilets this book covers the ABC's of bad travel. There are three ways to win a "Titanic Award", public voting, official studies and editors choice. A number of travel experts have been … [Read more...]
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Best Ever Travel Tips by Tom Hall This small 100 page pocket book offers up the best travel tips, secrets and advice from travel experts. Its small enough that it will easily fit in a pocket. The hole in the upper part of the book allows one to hang this from outside of your luggage adding an additional cool factor to any backpack. Topics range from packing, money, health, safety, airports, hotels and more. In addition discover the best … [Read more...]
How to Rent Vacation Properties by Christine Hrib Karpinski This is a must have book for anyone who owns property, doesn't live there full time and wants to earn additional income. 26 chapters cover everything from insurance to advertising to furnishings, to maintenance to details as mundane as bed sheets! The author also covers financially prudent ways to own a vacation home - without retaining property managers. This is a very … [Read more...]
Forbidden Knowledge: Travel by Michael Powell Interested in knowing how to break laws abroad and perhaps not get caught, or smoke in a plane or scam your fellow tourists or any of a number of sometimes highly illegal activities? This feisty and always entertaining book describes how to do things that perhaps you've always wondered about trying but never had the guts to do. This is a great read for both armchair travelers or those adventurers … [Read more...]
Practical Nomad by Edward Hasbrouk Your round the world travel agent. Edward is an internationally recognized expert on round-the-world travel. This is an excellent guide written by someone who has traveled round the world several times. Stories, money saving tips, itineraries & more. It focuses on independent travel adventure and as the title says, incorporates practical information such as airport security, planning routes, finding … [Read more...]