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Submissions to the Writing Contest

These guides have been submitted to the GuideGecko Writing Contest. Rankings here reflect voting results only. Final rankings will be determined by jury and voting.

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1st Place: Author wins trip to Frankfurt Book Fair!

The Sicilian Experience

The Sicilian Experience

Destinations: Sicily, Italy

Categories: 1-2 week trips, 4-7 day trips, Arts, Beach, Cooking, Culture, Food & Dining, Gay & Lesbian, Honeymoon & Romance, Island, Luxury, Mid Range, Nature, Senior Traveler, Single, Top End, Villages, Walks and Tours, Wellness, Wine Tasting, Women, Work & Travel

Published on This is an independent guide published on GuideGecko

English, 73 pages, 562 votes:  

PDF download PDF download: US$ 11.50

The Sicilian Experience is a collection of fabulous retreats in Sicily,wineries, boutique hotels and concept hotels. Accompanying itineraries along the Sicilian wine and food routes. ... Show details

2nd Place: Guide showcased on Frankfurt Book Fair!

The Budget Chic Travel Guide

The Budget Chic Travel Guide

Destinations: Europe - Asia - Australia & Oceania

Categories: 1 month or more trips, 1-2 week trips, 2-4 week trips, Backpacker, Culture, Food & Dining, Low Budget, Mid Range, Student

Published on This is an independent guide published on GuideGecko

English, 81 pages, 482 votes:  

PDF download PDF download: US$ 4.99

Would you like to see the world without breaking the bank? Do you want the freedom of independent travel but find it confusing and tiring to plan it yourself? Do you find it frustrating when the information out there is for US and UK citizens? We've included these topics that are specially written for Sing... Show details

3rd Place: Guide showcased on Frankfurt Book Fair!

Hawaii For Heroes

Hawaii For Heroes

Destinations: Hawaii, USA

Categories: Activities (General), Adventure Sports, Beach, Culture, Island, Relaxation, Sightseeing

Published on This is an independent guide published on GuideGecko

English, 36 pages, 221 votes:  

PDF download PDF download: US$ 4.00

Here’s something no other travel guide about Hawaii will tell you: There is a secret world behind military gates on the islands, full of boating and beaches and places most tourists never see, unlocked if you just know how to get in. Hawaii for Heroes is the insider guide for what to do once you make it pas... Show details

4th Place

Married With Children - Singy's Adventure with Kiddos

Married With Children - Singy's Adventure with Kiddos

Destinations: Singapore

Categories: Activities (General), Amusement Parks, Animals & Wildlife, Children & Travel with Children, City, Food & Dining, Nature, Shopping, Sightseeing, Walks and Tours

Published on This is an independent guide published on GuideGecko

English, 60 pages, 167 votes:  

PDF download PDF download: US$ 5.80

So you are in Singapore with your whole beloved bunch. What to do, where to go, what to eat, where to buy the supply if your children are strictly on organic diet and ... probably, the biggest question is will you still have a chance of going shopping and make the most of the sales? Tailored for parents tra... Show details

5th Place

Going Colombian: Living, Working, and Traveling in Greater Bogota

Going Colombian: Living, Working, and Traveling in Greater Bogota

Destinations: Bogotá, Colombia

Categories: 1 month or more trips, City, Culture, Day trips, Expatriate, Low Budget, Mid Range, Mountain, Museums & Galleries, Parks, Public Transport, Sports & Exercise (General), Student, Villages, Work & Travel

Published on This is an independent guide published on GuideGecko

English, 43 pages, 46 votes:  

PDF download PDF download: Free

An informal collection of travel tips for those spending an extended period of time living, working, or traveling in Colombia, particularly in Bogota.... Show details

6th Place

Citamblers: the Incidence of the Remarkable. Guide to Mexico City, ISBN: 9789709535501

Citamblers: the Incidence of the Remarkable. Guide to Mexico City

Destinations: Mexico City, Mexico

Categories: City

Published on This is an independent guide published on GuideGecko

English, 384 pages, 40 votes:  

PDF download PDF download: US$ 20.00

Without beginning or end, readable from back to front, this book is, above all, a guide for getting lost in Mexico City. For it is enough to go out onto the street, hone your gaze, and open up all your senses, to discover that the remarkable — that fine line running parallel to the everyday and transecting... Show details

7th Place

The Art Lover's Guide to Traveling with Kids, US Edition

The Art Lover's Guide to Traveling with Kids, US Edition

Destinations: USA

Categories: Arts, Children & Travel with Children, Culture, Sightseeing, Walks and Tours

Published on This is an independent guide published on GuideGecko

English, 44 pages, 38 votes:  

PDF download PDF download: Free

Art opens eyes. Travel opens minds. The two together add up to life-changing experiences for kids. Use travel to introduce your kids to art. From sculpture parks to historic artist’s homes to kid-friendly museums, The Art Lover’s Guide to Traveling with Kids (US Edition) shows you how to bring art i... Show details

8th Place

Summer In the City : London

Summer In the City : London

Destinations: London, United Kingdom

Categories: 1 month or more trips, 1-2 week trips, 2-4 week trips, 4-7 day trips, Backpacker, Expatriate, Single, Student, Weekend trips, Women

Published on This is an independent guide published on GuideGecko

English, 42 pages, 26 votes:  

PDF download PDF download: Free

London in the summer is different than the London you see in films. This is a guide for the young traveller who wants to experience this unique version London during these sunny months but doesn't have the money nor the patience to blow on tourist traps. This is a guide for those who want to experience London... Show details

9th Place

Drive-It-Yourself Hokkaido, Japan

Drive-It-Yourself Hokkaido, Japan

Destinations: Hokkaido, Japan

Categories: 1-2 week trips, 4-7 day trips, Activities (General), Animals & Wildlife, Children & Travel with Children, Cruise, Ship & Boat, Culture, Cycling, Food & Dining, Honeymoon & Romance, Mid Range, Mountain, Nature, Parks, Relaxation, Road Trips, Senior Traveler, Shopping, Sightseeing, Trekking & Hiking, Villages, Walks and Tours, Women

Published on This is an independent guide published on GuideGecko

English, 32 pages, 19 votes:  

PDF download PDF download: US$ 9.90

Do you want to explore Hokkaido in a fun and affordable way? Then this guide is for you. Find suggested itineraries and driving routes for road trips lasting 5, 7 or 10 days and everything you need to know about Shiretoko (a World Heritage Site), Akan, Sounkyo, Furano, Biei, Asahikawa, Sapporo and Otaru. This... Show details

10th Place

700 Places to Volunteer Before You Die: A Traveler’s Guide , ISBN: 9780982549483

700 Places to Volunteer Before You Die: A Traveler’s Guide

Destinations: North America - South America - Asia - Europe - Africa - Australia & Oceania

Categories: 1 month or more trips, 1-2 week trips, 2-4 week trips, 4-7 day trips, Activities (General), Animals & Wildlife, Culture, History, Low Budget, Mid Range, Senior Traveler, Single, Student, Top End, Women, Work & Travel

Published on This is an independent guide published on GuideGecko

English, 535 pages, 17 votes:  

PDF download PDF download: US$ 4.00

From the creator of ‘The Voluntary Traveler’, ‘700 Places to Volunteer Before You Die’ is the definitive guidebook on voluntourism, offering readers the most diverse listings of global volunteer projects available! ‘700’ Includes: Tips from voluntourism industry leaders on what makes a good vol... Show details


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