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Back Roads California

Back Roads California

By: Christopher Baker; Lee Foster

Publisher: DK Publishing

Publication Date: 02-APR-2013

Insert Date: 24-OCT-2013

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Now available in PDF format. Scenic routes, charming hotels, authentic regional cuisine . . . Take a journey through the back roads of California to discover the area's real soul and charm. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Back Roads California driving vacation guide will take you via scenic routes to discover charming Californian towns, local restaurants, and intimate places to stay. Twenty-four themed drives, each lasting one to five days, reveal breathtaking views, hidden gems, and authentic local experiences that can only be discovered by road. Each tour is bursting with insider...

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CultureShock! Taiwan

CultureShock! Taiwan

By: Chris Bates; Ling-li Bates

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2008

Insert Date: 05-OCT-2013

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CultureShock! Taiwan is full of helpful advice on what to expect when you settle into the country and how to enjoy your stay in the country. This book shares insights into understanding Taiwanese traditions and values as well as the lifestyles of the Taiwanese and how to relate to them as friends and in business. Learn more about the main motivations and attitudes that shape the culture of the people and what you should do in order to build more lasting relationships with them. Also included is useful information on finding a home, understanding the language, handling tricky business...

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CultureShock! San Francisco

CultureShock! San Francisco

By: Frances Gendlin

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 05-OCT-2013

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CultureShock! San Francisco provides first-hand advice that will quickly help you feel at home in The City by the Bay. You will come to know the city's eclectic and tenacious spirit, and you will understand its overpowering charm. The breathtaking Golden Gate Bridge suspended over the bay, the cable cars that conquer steep hills, the sun-basking sea lions and the painted ladies of San Francisco-all will move from imagination to reality, here. Yet practicality rules! Let this guide show you the neighbourhoods, the restaurants, and opportunities for cultural enrichment. Let it help you...

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CultureShock! Vancouver

CultureShock! Vancouver

By: Guek-Cheng Pang

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 05-OCT-2013

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CultureShock! Vancouver is your handy and informative guide to discovering this beautiful cosmopolitan city of majestic mountains and vast oceans. The author shares, with much enthusiasm, tips and insights to help you in all aspects of settling in, from understanding home rental ads, opening a bank account and enrolling your child in school, to finding the right activity for you and your family every season of the year. Don't step on toes by mistaking a Canuck for an American or by calling a Senior 'old', and learn how to bond with your fellow 'La-La Land' residents over ice hockey and...

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CultureShock! Chicago

CultureShock! Chicago

By: Orin Hargraves

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2011

Insert Date: 05-OCT-2013

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CultureShock! Chicago is an insightful and thorough guide that will help you make Chicago your home. Discover the real Chicago beyond the usual tourist attractions and the gloss of promotional brochures and be acquainted with the reality of living and working in this exciting city. Find out what lies behind the Chicagoan façade and how to make friends in your new community. Chock-full of useful information to help you settle in, CultureShock! Chicago covers a wide range of practical issues such as how to negotiate the grid and get around the city, what to expect from Chicago's extreme...

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CultureShock! Munich

CultureShock! Munich

By: Elizabeth Smith

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 05-OCT-2013

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CultureShock! Munich is the must-have guide for anyone who is interested in the real Munich. Packed full of practical information as well as interesting trivia on the colourful customs and workings of this historic city, this book will help make your stay in Munich as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Learn how to choose suitable accommodation, how to get around efficiently and how to assimilate into the local society. Get acquainted with the various festivals and events that are hosted in this city of castles and museums. Discover the beautiful parks and popular local haunts. Find...

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CultureShock! Egypt

CultureShock! Egypt

By: Susan Wilson

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2011

Insert Date: 05-OCT-2013

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CultureShock! Egypt is invaluable to anyone who wants to blend into life in the country whose existence revolves around the River Nile. Containing much insight about the Egyptian people-the class system, the importance of family, their sense of honour-this guide also provides useful information and advice for settling into your new home and getting along with the locals. For example, learn about their notion of space and eye contact, and how the men may perceive foreign women who smile at them. On the business front, be aware of the necessity of having business cards as well as how to...

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Top 10 Hong Kong

Top 10 Hong Kong

By: Liam Fitzpatrick; Jason Gagliardi; Andrew Stone

Publisher: DK Publishing

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 26-AUG-2013

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Now available in ePub format. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Hong Kong will lead you straight to the best attractions Hong Kong has to offer. Whether you're looking for the liveliest nightlife in Hong Kong, wish to view the amazing skyline, or discover the city's captivating museums and modernist architecture, this pocket-sized travel guide is packed with essential information for every corner of Hong Kong, whatever your budget. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists--from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals. There's even a list of the Top 10...

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Personal Security:A Guide for International Travelers

Personal Security:A Guide for International Travelers

By: Tanya Spencer

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 15-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 07-AUG-2013

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This practical, user-friendly guide prepares international business travelers for the realities they might face while working or living abroad. Concise and easy-to-read, this manual will be a huge time-saver for corporations who want to educate their staff on safety and security awareness when travelling overseas. The author has experience traveling the world, including to some historical hot zones and areas of conflict. The text provides general advice along with tips targeted at specific readers, including special considerations for women, VIPs, and those who are traveling with children...

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Holiday Makers

Holiday Makers

By: Jost Krippendorf

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 20-JUL-2013

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The Holiday Makers is thought-provoking and profound in its analysis of the present and future patterns of work and leisure. The author analyses the different forms of tourism, examines the effects on the indigenous countries and their people, and outlines positive steps to reconcile people's holiday requirements with the world's economic and social structures. ...

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Top 10 Greek Islands

Top 10 Greek Islands

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Publisher: DK Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 19-JUL-2013

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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Greek Islands will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars and places to shop. You'll find the insider knowledge every visitor needs and explore every...

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Top 10 Malta and Gozo

Top 10 Malta and Gozo

By: Mary-Ann Gallagher

Publisher: DK Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 17-JUL-2013

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Now available in ePub format. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Malta and Gozo will lead you straight to the very best this region has to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or the liveliest nightlife, this fully updated guide with map is the perfect pocket-sized companion. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars, and places to shop. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists-from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals. There's even a list of the Top 10 things to...

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Top 10 Seoul

Top 10 Seoul

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Publisher: DK Publishing

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 16-JUL-2013

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Now available in ePub format. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Seoul guides visitors straight to the best attractions this dynamic city has to offer. This pocket-sized guide is packed with Top 10 lists for great places to stay, the best restaurants to sample Korean dishes, lively nightspots, cultural and architectural highlights, festivals and events, tearooms, and more--all presented in easy-to-reference Top 10 lists. There is even a Top 10 list of things to avoid. Suggested itineraries for each neighborhood take the guesswork out of planning activities in...

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Top 10 Sicily

Top 10 Sicily

By: Elaine Trigiani

Publisher: DK Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 16-JUL-2013

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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Sicily will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars and places to shop. You'll find the insider knowledge every visitor needs and explore every corner...

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Top 10 Crete

Top 10 Crete

By: Robin Gauldie

Publisher: DK Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 16-JUL-2013

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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Crete will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars and places to shop. You'll find the insider knowledge every visitor needs and explore every corner...

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Barcelona & Catalonia

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Barcelona & Catalonia

By: Mary-Ann Gallagher; Nick Inman

Publisher: DK Publishing

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 21-JUN-2013

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Now available in PDF format. Days are long in Barcelona: The morning extends until well after midday, lunch begins around 2 p.m., and late opening hours mean the afternoon merges with the evening. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Barcelona and Catalonia will help readers make the most of their trips and every lingering hour of the day-and the night. Readers will find detailed listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets in this revised and updated guide. Plus, insider tips on living la vida Barcelona, from enjoying sangria in the Parque Güell to sunning in Port...

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CultureShock! Spain

CultureShock! Spain

By: Marie Louise Graff

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 05-AUG-2009

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2013

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CultureShock! Spain is the definitive manual for adjusting to life in Spain. Not only does it translate local customs and culture and warn against making any social faux pas, but it also provides practical information to enable readers to live and work in Spain with ease. Understand the Spanish love of socialising and take part in the ritual evening paseo. Learn the concept behind the term mañana and how best to adapt your daily life to all that mañana entails. Discover the A-Z of Spanish food, the famous tapas culture and how best to fit in with Spaniards' late eating hours. On a...

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CultureShock! Malaysia

CultureShock! Malaysia

By: Heidi Munan

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2009

Insert Date: 07-JUN-2013

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CultureShock! Malaysia contains a wealth of information for anyone who wishes to stay in the country for any length of time. Peppered with personal anecdotes, the book provides practical tips on how to settle in with the least amount of fuss including what to bring from home and the steps to take if ‘spirits' make an appearance. Be amazed by the immense variety of food as well as the array of local pastimes and places to visit. Most of all, understand the Malaysian psyche and culture so you are prepared for all eventualities such as what to do when invited for Hari Raya celebrations and...

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CultureShock! New Zealand

CultureShock! New Zealand

By: Peter Oettli

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 14-AUG-2009

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2013

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CultureShock! New Zealand takes reorders to the Land of the Long White Cloud which is home to the Maoris, the Pakehas, the All Blacks and most recently, Middle Earth. Gain insights into why the country ranks as one of the best countries to live and work in. What's more, real experiences and tips on how to avoid the pitfalls when interacting with the locals ensure a smooth transition from immigrant to resident. Find out about the locals, Number-8-wire metality or why you are oftern asked to "give it a go". Learn how to behave at the marae when invited for a hakari by the Maori people and...

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CultureShock! Laos

CultureShock! Laos

By: Robert Cooper

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2013

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CultureShock! Laos points you on the right path to appreciating the culture and customs of this land-locked nation. Discover the impact of its five immediate neighbours on the land and see how Laos' wartime history and the time spent as a French protectorate in the late 19th century have influenced the people's way of life. This book covers everything—from the difference between the 132 officially recognised ethnic groups to the reverence accorded to Buddhist monks—to provide a shortcut to understanding the Lao. Practical information on settling down, engaging domestic help as well as how...