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A Journey into Dorothy Parker's New York

Destinations: New York City, NY, USA

Categories: 1-2 week trips, 4-7 day trips, Arts, Backpacker, Business Traveler, City, Culture, Day trips, Expatriate, Honeymoon & Romance, Museums & Galleries, Pets & Travel with Pets, Senior Traveler, Sightseeing, Single, Student, Walks and Tours, Weekend trips, Women, Work & Travel

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English, 83 pages, Aug 2009,  

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Take a journey into the city of theaters, bars, and hotel rooms where Dorothy Parker sharpened her wit, polished her writing, and captured the edgy mood of her times. This eye-opening book explores her favorite salons and saloons, as well as her homes and offices (most of them still intact); charts her colorf...  Show details

A Journey into Flaubert's Normandy

Destinations: France

Categories: 1-2 week trips, 4-7 day trips, Arts, Backpacker, Business Traveler, Culture, Day trips, Expatriate, Gay & Lesbian, History, Honeymoon & Romance, Museums & Galleries, Senior Traveler, Sightseeing, Single, Student, Villages, Walks and Tours, Weekend trips, Women, Work & Travel

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English, 80 pages, Aug 2009,  

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Steeped in history and beguilingly beautiful, but also stiflingly closed-minded, 19th-century Normandy both inspired and appalled the French novelist Gustave Flaubert. This fascinating, richly illustrated book explored the writer's love-hate relationship with the region that featured so prominently in his con...  Show details

A Journey into Ireland's Literary Revival

Destinations: Ireland

Categories: 1-2 week trips, 4-7 day trips, Backpacker, Business Traveler, City, Culture, Day trips, Expatriate, Gay & Lesbian, History, Honeymoon & Romance, Nature, Senior Traveler, Sightseeing, Single, Student, Villages, Walks and Tours, Weekend trips, Women, Work & Travel

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English, 84 pages, Aug 2009,  

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From the 1890s until the 1920s, a great tide of literary invention swept Ireland. As the country struggled for political independence, the writers who formed the Irish Literary Revival created a new, authentically Irish literature. Some, such as Yeats, Synge, and Gregory, celebrated the mystical tradition of ...  Show details

A Journey into Matisse's South of France

Destinations: France

Categories: 1 month or more trips, 1-2 week trips, 4-7 day trips, Arts, Backpacker, Beach, Business Traveler, Children & Travel with Children, City, Culture, Day trips, Expatriate, Gay & Lesbian, History, Honeymoon & Romance, Museums & Galleries, Senior Traveler, Sightseeing, Single, Villages, Walks and Tours, Weekend trips, Women, Work & Travel

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English, 75 pages, Aug 2009,  

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This beautiful and fascinating book follows Henri Matisse on his journeys into the South of France, where he discovered the light and color that saturate his work. Part biography, part travel guide, it explores the painter's private life, artistic evolution, and relationships with the places that inspired him...  Show details

A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome

Destinations: Rome, Italy

Categories: 1-2 week trips, 4-7 day trips, Arts, Backpacker, Business Traveler, Children & Travel with Children, City, Culture, Day trips, Expatriate, History, Honeymoon & Romance, Museums & Galleries, Senior Traveler, Sightseeing, Single, Student, Walks and Tours, Weekend trips, Women, Work & Travel

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English, 89 pages, Aug 2009,  

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This fascinating volume explores the complex relationship between Michelangelo and the city he called home for most of his life. Lavishly illustrated and richly informative, it tells the story of Michelangelo's meteoric rise and artistic breakthroughs, of his tempestuous relations with powerful patrons, and o...  Show details

A Journey into Steinbeck's California

Destinations: California, USA

Categories: 1-2 week trips, 4-7 day trips, Arts, Backpacker, Business Traveler, Children & Travel with Children, Culture, Day trips, Expatriate, Gay & Lesbian, History, Honeymoon & Romance, Senior Traveler, Sightseeing, Student, Villages, Walks and Tours, Weekend trips, Women, Work & Travel

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English, 110 pages, Aug 2009,  

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Examines the relationship between this iconic American writer and the area he loved and that features so prominently in his work. This original and beautifully illustrated book explores the landscapes and townscapes of Salinas, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel, and Los Gatos, examining not only how they influe...  Show details

A Nomad's Guide to Uzbekistan

Destinations: Uzbekistan

Categories: 1 month or more trips, 2-4 week trips, Backpacker, City, Expatriate, History, Low Budget, Mid Range, Mountain, Public Transport, Rail, Student, Trekking & Hiking, Villages, Work & Travel

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English, 46 pages, May 2009, Ed 2nd Edition,  

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This guide is a product of over two years living and working in Uzbekistan. A Nomad’s Guide to Uzbekistan supplies the traveler and resident of Uzbekistan with useful, practical information on a low budget. The guide specializes in transportation logistics, accommodation, eating establishments, tourist attr...  Show details

Amsterdam by Public Transportation

Destinations: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Categories: Backpacker, City, Low Budget, Mid Range, Public Transport, Rail, Sightseeing, Student, Walks and Tours

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English, 20 pages, May 2005,  

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This unique travel guide to Amsterdam is all you need to get to the top 50 sights by metro and tram. Compact, concise, and comprehensive, Michael Brein's guide to Amsterdam shows you exactly how to go to Amsterdam's top 50 sights by public transportation—by tram, metro, canal boat, bus, and rail. The ...  Show details

Amsterdam City Guide

Destinations: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Categories: Backpacker, Business Traveler, Children & Travel with Children, Expatriate, Gay & Lesbian, Honeymoon & Romance, Pets & Travel with Pets, Senior Traveler, Single, Student, Travelers with Disabilities, Women, Work & Travel

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English, 119 pages, Jun 2009, Ed juni 2009,  

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Written by the WritingTravellers Community, from the view of a local written. The most up-to-date guide book on the market....  Show details

Amsterdam Travel Guide

Destinations: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Categories: Backpacker, City, Low Budget, Museums & Galleries, Public Transport, Rail, Sightseeing, Walks and Tours

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English, 41 pages, Jul 2013,  

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This is the iPad edition of Michael Brein’s Amsterdam Travel Guide. The pages are best viewed side by side using iBooks or Adobe Digital Editions. A wi-fi connection is not needed to use this guide. Michael Brein’s Amsterdam Travel Guide helps you get to the city's top 50 points of interest easily and ...  Show details


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