The fifth story in the True Tales of a Traveller series, A Career in Travel, is at nearly 40,000 words a substantial novella-length account set mostly in Britain in 1984. The story is about a young traveller’s attempt to integrate his love for travel into a regular, settled lifestyle in London. Although humorous in places, this is also a thought-provoking story that goes to the heart of what it means to be a traveller, the differences and similarities between a traveller and a tourist ...
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The first in the True Tales series is called Goodbye Sinai, and is set in 1982, at the time of Israel’s return of the Sinai peninsula to Egypt. This story is about a hitch-hiking trip down the Sinai peninsula, which involved a number of unexpected incidents and developments.
True Tales of a Traveller is a series of short stories and novellas consisting of several dozen traveller’s tales covering 35 years. Although presented in a short story format for reading convenience, these stories are not fiction. Apart from some of the characters’ names which have been changed to protect their identities, everything in these stories is true. The tenth story in the True Tales of a Traveller series, One Day in Bangkok is set in Thailand and the Netherlands in the mid-1980s.
This richly illustrated book will tell you about the best places in Valencia. John Mur's photos are presented in it. Taking them, he tried to show how beautiful Spain is. Open the book and it will bring you to the world of ancient traditions and extraordinary culture. National parks and beaches, museums and mountain lakes. You will find the narrowest house in Europe and the Holy Grail in the Cathedral, which is recognised by the Vatican.
Just A Businessman is the seventh in the True Tales of a Traveller series. The story is set in Indian Kashmir in the mid 1980s and can now finally be told without consequence. At nearly 17,000 words, this story is a lengthy short story which may need more than one sitting. Like the other stories in the series, it provides not only an entertaining read, but also information on all the places visited, some relevant only to the era in which the story is set, but most still relevant today.
Budget travel beyond the hostel, with a fresh perspective on how to save your travel dollars. Crack the code to meaningful, impactful and low-cost trips by tackling one of the biggest trip expenses: lodging. Unconventional Budget Accommodations opens doors to more meaningful, transformational experiences with locals while saving money and allowing you to travel longer and dig deeper in each place. Skip the trial-and-error stage of unconventional budget accommodation strategies like work exchanges, house-sitting, homestays, and other travel hacks.
Madagascar is a drug. Between its dazzling culture and biosphere—ninety percent of its species found nowhere else—everything is beautiful. But nothing is possible. The world’s fourth largest island is also its fourth most corrupt nation. The rivers run red.
After college, Vince and his friend Chris decide to meander across Europe in search of the meaning of life, the perfect gelato and a nice place to lay their heads. During their adventures the lads find themselves locked in a Scottish dungeon, being serenaded by Placido Domingo and have their passports taken by the Czech authorities as they are caught in an attempt to sneak into Prague.
Florida Getaway Travel Guide was created as a pocket take-with-you guide to give you a glimpse into the fun and adventures found around the Florida state. Beginning far south in tropical Key West we make our way north towards Pensacola featuring some of Florida's most important cities.
80 Stories, 25 Countries, 5 Continents, One Heck of a Ride! A journey of captivating true travel stories from that will inspire, amuse and amaze. This fascinating kaleidoscope of people, places, food and culture brings to life the colourful experiences of travelling the world on a budget!
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