Asia Overland: Tales of Travel on the Trans-Siberian & Silk Road (Odyssey Guides)

By Bijan Omrani

What was once it quite prefer to trip the iron rails of the Trans-Siberian Railway in its early years, the dusty, parched tracks of the Silk highway in its heyday, or the rugged, risky mountain passes into and out of the Indian subcontinent? Eurasia’s nice

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By James A. Michener

Spain is an immemorial land like no different, person who James A. Michener, the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer and celebrated citizen of the realm, got here to like as his personal. Iberia is Michener’s enduring nonfiction tribute to his adored moment domestic. within the clean and shiny prose that's his trademark, he not just finds the prestigious background of bullfighters and warrior kings, painters and processions, cathedrals and olive orchards, he additionally stocks the intimate, usually hidden state he got here to grasp, the place the congeniality of dwelling souls is thrust opposed to the darkish weight of background. Wild, contradictory, passionately attractive, this can be Spain as skilled via a grasp writer.
Praise for Iberia
“From the glories of the Prado to the loneliest stone villages, here's Spain, fort of outdated goals and new realities.”The manhattan Times
“Massive, appealing . . . definitely the superior writing on Spain [and] the easiest that Mr. Michener has ever performed on any subject.”The Wall highway Journal
“A outstanding landscape . . . one of many richest and so much gratifying books approximately Spain in residing memory.”Saturday Review
“Kaleidoscopic . . . This publication will make you fall in love with Spain.”The Houston Post

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The Global Nomad: Backpacker Travel in Theory and Practice (Tourism and Cultural Change)

By Greg Richards, Julie Wilson

Backpackers have shifted from the margins of the commute into the worldwide highlight. This quantity explores the overseas backpacker phenomenon, drawing jointly various disciplinary views on its which means, influence and value. hyperlinks are drawn among conception and perform, surroundings backpacking in its wider social, cultural and monetary context.

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The Foodspotting Field Guide

This guided magazine from Foodspotting—the international on-line neighborhood of leisure foodies—presents seventy five must-try dishes from six continents, inviting Foodspotters to hunt them out of their personal towns and travels. all the seventy five entries incorporates a picture, an outline of the dish's origins and elements, a pronunciation consultant, and fill-in activates and infographics the place readers can checklist their encounters and flavor sensations. A compact, full-color, interactive package deal that includes a necessary sampling of the world's cuisine—from ceviche to Wiener Schnitzel to fowl and waffles—The Foodspotting box Guide redefines culinary tourism for a brand new iteration of meals thrill seekers.

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The Jim Corbett Omnibus: with an introduction by Ruskin Bond

By Jim Corbett

Jim Corbett’s stories of tiger hunts are mythical. in most cases by myself, he may traverse the hills and jungles of India, looking his quarry utilizing blood trails, interpreting pug marks and following damaged twigs and branches, usually placing himself in danger. Later, he turned a conservationist, taking over the reason for the endangered royal Bengal tiger.

This complete quantity comprises a few of Jim Corbett’s best-known books and brief tales, from The Man-eating Leopard of Rudraprayag, a gripping story of a infamous leopard, to the attention-grabbing tales in Man-eaters of Kumaon and The Temple Tiger. Showcasing Corbett’s acute wisdom of jungle attractions and sounds and enlivened through his descriptions of village existence, it is a must-read for these attracted to flora and fauna and tiger stories.

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Frommer's Puerto Rico Day by Day (Frommer's Day by Day - Pocket)

By John Marino

Eventually, a commute consultant that tells you ways to work out the easiest of everything-in the neatest, such a lot time-efficient manner.

  • The most sensible of Puerto Rico from someday to 2 weeks
  • Thematic excursions for each curiosity, time table, and taste
  • Walking excursions of the island's best-loved attractions
  • Hundreds of evocative colour photos
  • Insightful suggestion written via a savvy newspaper reporter established in San Juan

Features excursions of Puerto Rico for event enthusiasts, paintings and tradition Lovers, Puerto Rico with kids, and more!

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Tandoori Chicken in Delhi: Partition and the Creation of Indian Food (A Vintage Short)

A classic Shorts trip Selection
earlier than she was once a seven-time James Beard Award-winning cookbook writer, or a Berlinale superstar, Madhur Jaffrey used to be a bit woman turning out to be up in an India in transition. during this choice from her acclaimed autobiography, Climbing the Mango Trees, she stocks her foodstuff stories from the most turbulent occasions in glossy history.
As Partition cut up her nation in part, every thing replaced for younger Madhur Jaffrey. the following she recounts what it used to be prefer to pass though this time of titanic upheaval, from independence from Britain to the tragic dying of Mahatma Gandhi. regardless of all that used to be taking place round her, Jaffrey’s nice passion—food—remained the guts of her lifestyles. right here, in mouthwatering aspect, she recalls the koftas and karhi, the paneer and pooris that outlined those years for her every piece up to the dramatic occasions that shook the subcontinent.
An e-book brief.

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Pocket Shanghai Travel Guide (3rd Edition) (Lonely Planet Pocket Guide)

By Lonely Planet

"Lonely Planet courses are, simply, like no other." —New York Times

Interactive and encouraging, Pocket Shanghai highlights all of the must-see points of interest and must-do studies via attractive photographs, insider assistance, adapted itineraries and easy-to-navigate content material. Pocket Shanghai is the best instrument for making plans and experiencing your excellent trip.

Our skilled, passionate crew of authors and native specialists immerse themselves in every one vacation spot they stopover at, discovering and sharing the original studies, and sensible and sincere recommendation, so that you come away educated and amazed.

Regions lined: The Bund & People's sq., previous city, French Concession, Jing'an, Pudong

Inside Pocket Shanghai:

Full colour styling and images
Region and town maps
Itineraries equipped by way of quarter, size of journey, or theme
Recommended points-of-interest – protecting consuming, dozing, going out, procuring, actions and attractions
Special booklet enhancements

Scalable maps and photographs – permitting you to zoom in for larger detail
Google maps integration – see the place you're and the place you're going (requires net connection)
Comprehensive interlinking – seamlessly turn among pages, leap among maps and stories, or stopover at the internet sites of locations we recommend
Search – leap instantly to what you're looking for with built in seek capability
Add notes – contact a notice so as to add notes and customize your guidebook
Bookmark – use bookmarks to fast go back to a page
Dictionary –quickly lookup the which means of any be aware with the in-built dictionary
Pocket Shanghai is written and researched via Christopher Pitts.

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1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die: A Food Lover's Life List

By Mimi Sheraton

The final reward for the nutrition lover. within the similar means that 1,000 locations to work out ahead of You Die reinvented the shuttle publication, 1,000 meals to devour earlier than You Die is a joyous, informative, incredible, mouthwatering existence checklist of the world’s most sensible nutrition. The long-awaited new ebook within the exceptional 1,000 . . . ahead of You Die sequence, it’s the wedding of an impossible to resist topic with the precise author, Mimi Sheraton―award-winning cookbook writer, grande dame of nutrients journalism, and previous eating place critic for The big apple Times.

1,000 Foods totally grants at the promise of its name, choosing from the simplest cuisines all over the world (French, Italian, chinese language, after all, but in addition Senegalese, Lebanese, Mongolian, Peruvian, and plenty of more)―the tastes, materials, dishes, and eating places that each reader should still event and dream approximately, no matter if it’s dinner at Chicago’s Alinea or the best empanada. in additional than 1,000 pages and over 550 full-color pictures, it celebrates haute and snack, comforting and unique, hyper-local and the universally loved: a Tuscan plate of Fritto Misto. Saffron Buns for breakfast in downtown Stockholm. Bird’s Nest Soup. A frozen Milky means. Black muffins from Le Périgord.

Mimi Sheraton is very opinionated, and has a present for helping her concepts with clever, sensuous descriptions―you can nearly flavor what she’s tasted. You’ll are looking to consume your manner during the e-book (after looking first for what you've gotten already attempted, and evaluating notes). Then, following the romance, the sensible: the place to flavor the dish or locate the factor, and the place to head for the easiest recipes, web pages included.

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