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Rick Steves Italy 2020 (Rick Steves Travel Guide)
by Rick Steves

Language

English

Pages

1242

Publication Date

December 17, 2019

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<b>From the Mediterranean to the Alps, from fine art to fine pasta, experience Italy with Rick Steves! Inside <i>Rick Steves Italy 2020</i> you'll find:</b><br /><ul><li><b>Comprehensive coverage </b>for planning a <b>multi-week trip</b> to Italy</li><li><b>Rick's strategic advice</b> on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites</li><li><b>Top sights and hidden gems, </b>from the Colosseum and Michelangelo's David to corner trattorias and that perfect scoop of gelato</li><li><b>How to connect with local culture: </b>Walk in Caesar's footsteps through the ruins of the Forum, discover the relaxed rhythms of sunny Cinque Terre, or chat with fans about the latest soccer match (<i>calcio</i>, to locals) </li><li><b>Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps</b> with Rick's candid, humorous insight</li><li><b>The best places to eat, sleep, and experience <i>la dolce far niente</i></b></li><li><b>Self-guided walking tours</b> of lively neighborhoods and museums</li><li><b>Vital trip-planning tools, </b>like how to link destinations, build your itinerary, and get from place to place </li><li><b>Detailed maps,</b> including a <b>fold-out map</b> for exploring on the go</li><li><b>Useful resources </b>including a packing list, Italian phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading</li><li><b>Over 1,000 bible-thin pages</b> include everything worth seeing without weighing you down</li><li><b>Annually updated information</b> on Venice, Padua, the Dolomites, Lake Country, Milan, the Italian Riviera, Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Hill Towns of Central Italy, Siena, Tuscany, Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Capri, the Amalfi Coast, and much more</li></ul><b>Make the most of every day and every dollar with <i>Rick Steves Italy 2020</i>.</b><br /><br />Planning a one- to two-week trip? Check out <i>Rick Steves Best of Italy</i>.
Spanish Short Stories for Beginners: 20 Captivating Short Stories...
by Lingo Mastery

Language

Spanish

Pages

212

Publication Date

January 08, 2018

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Customer Reviews
<h2><b>Do you know what the hardest thing for a Spanish learner is?</b></h2><br />Finding PROPER reading material that they can handle鈥hich is precisely the reason we鈥檝e written this book!<br /><br />Teachers love giving out tough, expert-level literature to their students, books that present many new problems to the reader and force them to search for words in a dictionary every five minutes 鈥?it鈥檚 not entertaining, useful or motivating for the student at all, and many soon give up on learning at all!<br /><br />In this book we have compiled 20 easy-to-read, compelling and fun stories that will allow you to expand your vocabulary and give you the tools to improve your grasp of the wonderful Spanish tongue.<br /><br /><h2><b>How Spanish Short Stories for Beginners works:</b></h2><br /><ul><li>Each story will involve an important lesson of the tools in the Spanish language (Verbs, Adjectives, Past Tense, Giving Directions, and more), involving an interesting and entertaining story with realistic dialogues and day-to-day situations.</li><li>The summaries follow: a synopsis in Spanish and in English of what you just read, both to review the lesson and for you to see if you understood what the tale was about.</li><li>At the end of those summaries, you鈥檒l be provided with a list of the most relevant vocabulary involved in the lesson, as well as slang and sayings that you may not have understood at first glance!</li><li>Finally, you鈥檒l be provided with a set of tricky questions in Spanish, providing you with the chance to prove that you learned something in the story. Don鈥檛 worry if you don鈥檛 know the answer to any 鈥?we will provide them immediately after, but no cheating!</li></ul>We want you to feel comfortable while learning the tongue; after all, no language should be a barrier for you to travel around the world and expand your social circles!<br /><br />So look no further! Pick up your copy of <b>Spanish Short Stories for Beginners</b> and improve your Spanish right now!<br /><br />
Easy Spanish Phrase Book NEW EDITION: Over 700 Phrases for Everyd...
by Pablo Garcia Loaeza

Language

English

Pages

99

Publication Date

October 17, 2013

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Designed as a quick reference tool and an easy-to-use study guide, this inexpensive and up-to-date book offers fast, effective communications. The perfect companion for tourists and business travelers in Spain and Latin America, it features words, phrases, and sentences that cover everything from asking directions to making reservations to ordering dinner.<br />Over 700 conveniently organized expressions include terms for modern telecommunications as well as phrases related to transportation, shopping, services, medical and emergency situations, and other common circumstances. A phonetic pronunciation accompanies each phrase.
50 States, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, Wha...
by Joe Yogerst

Language

English

Pages

287

Publication Date

September 04, 2019

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This richly illustrated book from the travel experts at National Geographic showcases the best travel experiences in every state, from the obvious to the unexpected. Sites include national parks, beaches, hotels, Civil War battlefields, dude ranches, out-of-the-way museums, and more. You'll discover the world's longest yard sale in Tennessee, swamp tours in Louisiana, dinosaur trails in Colorado, America's oldest street in NYC, and the best spot to watch for sea otters on the central California coast. Each entry provides detailed travel information as well as fascinating facts about each state that will help fuel your wanderlust and ensure the best vacation possible. In addition to 50 states in the U.S., the book includes a section on the Canadian provinces and territories.
The Wine Bible
by Karen MacNeil

Language

English

Pages

1008

Publication Date

October 13, 2015

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Customer Reviews
Announcing the completely revised and updated edition of <i>The Wine Bible</i>, the perennial bestselling wine book praised as <i>鈥淭he most informative and entertaining book I鈥檝e ever seen on the subject鈥?lt;/i> (Danny Meyer), <i>鈥淎 guide that has all the answers鈥?</i>(Bobby Flay), <i>鈥淎stounding鈥?lt;/i> (Thomas Keller), and <i>鈥淎 magnificent masterpiece of wine writing鈥?lt;/i> (Kevin Zraly).<br /><br /> Like a lively course from an expert teacher, <i>The Wine Bible</i> grounds the reader deeply in the fundamentals while layering on informative asides, tips, amusing anecdotes, definitions, glossaries, photos (all new for this edition), maps, labels, and recommended bottles. Karen MacNeil鈥檚 information comes directly through primary research; for this second edition she has tasted more than 10,000 wines and visited dozens of wine regions around the world. New to the book are wines of China, Japan, Mexico, and Slovenia. And through it all the reader becomes ever more informed鈥攁nd, because of the author鈥檚 unique voice, always entertained: 鈥淚n great years P茅trus is ravishing, elegant, and rich鈥擨ngrid Bergman in red satin.鈥?Or, describing a Riesling: 鈥淎 laser beam. A sheet of ice. A great crackling bolt of lightning.鈥?lt;br /> 聽
Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Trav...
by Rolf Potts

Language

English

Pages

224

Publication Date

December 24, 2002

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<b>Vagabonding</b> is about taking time off from your normal life鈥攆rom six weeks to four months to two years鈥攖o discover and experience the world on your own terms. Veteran shoestring traveler Rolf Potts shows how anyone armed with an independent spirit can achieve the dream of extended overseas travel. Potts gives the necessary information on:<br /><br />鈥?financing your travel time <br />鈥?determining your destination <br />鈥?adjusting to life on the road<br />鈥?working and volunteering overseas <br />鈥?handling travel adversity <br />鈥?re-assimilating back into ordinary life<br /><br />Not just a plan of action, vagabonding is an outlook on life that emphasizes creativity, discovery, and the growth of the spirit. <br /><br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>
Wuhan Coronavirus Survival Manual: Ultimate Guide for Staying Ali...
by Jacky Diamonds

Language

English

Pages

54

Publication Date

February 24, 2020

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Customer Reviews
<p><strong>This MUST-HAVE聽book will help you get through this unfortunate situation that has hit our dear planet. Inside you will find the answers to all the questions you have about the virus and so much more.</strong><br />聽<br /><em>What is a coronavirus?</em><br /><em>What is COVID-19?</em><br /><em>What are the symptoms of COVID-19?</em><br /><em>How does COVID-19 spread?</em><br /><em>What can I do to protect myself and prevent the聽spread of disease?</em><br /><em>How likely am I to catch COVID-19?</em><br /><em>Should I worry about COVID-19?</em><br /><em>Who is at risk of developing severe illness?</em><br /><em>Are antibiotics effective in preventing or treating the COVID-19?</em><br /><em>Is there a vaccine, drug or treatment for COVID-19?</em><br /><em>Is COVID-19 the same as SARS?</em><br /><em>Should I wear a mask to protect myself?</em><br /><em>How to put on, use, take off and dispose of a mask?</em><br /><em>How long is the incubation period for COVID-19?</em><br /><em>Can humans become infected with the COVID-19 from an animal source?</em><br /><em>Can I catch COVID-19 from my pet?</em><br /><em>How long does the virus survive on surfaces?</em><br /><em>Is it safe to receive a package from any area where COVID-19 has been reported?</em><br /><em>Is there anything I should not do?</em></p><br /><p><br />聽<br />Panic over the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China is becoming more widespread and people are frantically getting prepared for the possibility of a deadly pandemic that could span the globe. Things like N95 masks and other PPE are pretty much sold out in stores across the nation and also on Amazon. People who never even dreamed of prepping before are urgently trying to make decisions on how to best protect their families with very limited information. Jacky Diamonds and Jacky Diamonds Notebooks, who happened to have probably the best notebooks in the world, provided a primer for anyone who is concerned about the newly named Covid-19 outbreak. They explain the current research in simple terms in this imminently readable guide. Then Jacky Diamonds and the World Health Organization outlines actionable steps for you to take now to prepare for possibilities like a widespread pandemic, quarantines, and shortages...and how to protect your family if this becomes a worst-case scenario.</p><br /><p>聽</p><br /><p><strong>Take care of yourself and your family, take action right now and do everyones a favor by buying this MUST-HAVE book today.</strong></p><br /><p>聽</p><br /><p>Wish you all the best !</p>
Rick Steves Rome 2020 (Rick Steves Travel Guide)
by , Gene Openshaw

Language

English

Pages

628

Publication Date

October 29, 2019

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<b>Explore ancient ruins and view Renaissance masterpieces in this truly modern Eternal City. Inside <i>Rick Steves Rome 2020</i> you'll find:</b><ul><li><b>Comprehensive coverage</b> for spending <b>a week or more</b> exploring Rome</li><li><b>Rick's strategic advice</b> on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites</li><li><b>Top sights and hidden gems,</b> from the Colosseum and the Sistine Chapel to corner trattorias, cozy wine bars, and the perfect scoop of gelato</li><li><b>How to connect with local culture: </b>Indulge in the Italian happy hour tradition of <i>aperitivo</i>, savor a plate of <i>cacio e pepe</i>, or chat with fans about the latest soccer match</li><li><b>Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps</b> with Rick's candid, humorous insight</li><li><b>The best places to eat, sleep, and experience <i>la dolce far niente</i></b></li><li><b>Self-guided walking tours </b>of lively neighborhoods and sights like the Roman Forum, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Vatican Museums</li><li><b>Detailed neighborhood maps</b> and <b>a fold-out city map</b> for exploring on the go</li><li><b>Useful resources </b>including a packing list, Italian phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading</li><li><b>Over 500 bible-thin pages</b> include everything worth seeing without weighing you down</li><li><b>Annually updated information </b>on Central Rome, Vatican City, Trastevere, and more, plus day trips to Ostia Antica, Tivoli, Naples, and Pompeii</li></ul><b>Make the most of every day and every dollar with <i>Rick Steves Rome 2020</i>.</b><br />Spending just a few days in the city? Try <i>Rick Steves Pocket Rome</i>.
Easy French Phrase Book: Over 1500 Common Phrases For Everyday Us...
by Lingo Mastery

Language

English

Pages

221

Publication Date

February 17, 2020

Product Description
Customer Reviews
<h4><strong>What is the hardest challenge you鈥檝e faced as a student of the French language?</strong></h4><h4><strong></strong><br /></h4><h4><strong>You can work hard on your grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, but being able to communicate naturally isn鈥檛 easy.</strong></h4><h4><strong></strong><br /></h4><h4><strong>In fact, the toughest part of learning French is knowing how to speak like a native.</strong><br /></h4><p><strong></strong><br /></p><p>Most textbooks are made to teach you the traditional rules and structures of a language and are great for getting around the grammar and spelling questions you may have.</p><p>However, how many of them provide you the tools necessary to have a common conversation with a best friend or someone you鈥檝e just met? Not many at all.</p><p>Language learners often complain about this 鈥?a lack of material that can help you familiarize yourself with the most common phrases used in everyday conversation and in native surroundings.</p><p>For this reason, we at Lingo Mastery have developed <strong>Easy French Phrase Book: Over 1500 Common Phrases for Everyday Use and Travel </strong>for you, our favorite language-learner, so that you may find the best expressions for common usage in France and communicate with your French friends, colleagues and client without any issue!</p><p><strong>In this book:</strong></p><ul><li>An introduction with a detailed guide on how to pronounce vowels and consonants (as well as their combinations) in the French tongue.</li><li>A list of over <strong>1500 </strong>common phrases in French, with an accurate translation in English for your understanding.</li><li>A phonetics pronunciation guide of each and every word in the phrases, included after every translation.</li><li>Finally, a conclusion to make sure you鈥檝e learned and supply you with a final list of tips.</li></ul><p>Your days struggling with natural communication with natives is finally over. Our <strong>Easy French Phrase Book </strong>is here.</p><p>It鈥檚 time for you to take your French to the next level.</p>
Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Trave...
by Patrick Smith

Language

English

Pages

338

Publication Date

June 05, 2018

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Customer Reviews
<p><strong>A New York Times bestseller</strong></p><p>For millions of people, travel by air is a confounding, uncomfortable, and even fearful experience. Patrick Smith, airline pilot and author of the popular website www.askthepilot.com, separates fact from fallacy and tells you everything you need to know: <br /> <br /> 聲聽聽How planes fly, and a revealing look at the men and women who fly them<br /> 聲聽 Straight talk on turbulence, pilot training, and safety. <br /> 聲 The real story on delays, congestion, and the dysfunction of the modern airport<br /> 聲聽The myths and misconceptions of cabin air and cockpit automation 聽<br /> 聲聽Terrorism in perspective, and a provocative look at security<br /> 聲聽Airfares, seating woes, and the pitfalls of airline customer service聽 <br /> 聲 The colors and cultures of the airlines we love to hate</p><p>COCKPIT CONFIDENTIAL covers not only the nuts and bolts of flying, but the grand theater of air travel, from airport architecture to inflight service to the excitement of travel abroad. 聽It's a thoughtful, funny, at times deeply personal look into the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying. </p><p>"Patrick Smith is extraordinarily knowledgeable about modern aviation...the ideal seatmate, a companion, writer and explorer." 鈥?lt;em>Boston Globe</em></p><p> "Anyone remotely afraid of flying should read this book, as should anyone who appreciates good writing and great information." 鈥?lt;em>The New York Times</em>, on ASK THE PILOT. </p>

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