Traveling Solo, 6th: Advice and Ideas for More than 250 Great Vacations [NOOK Book]

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Savor the Unique Pleasures of Traveling Alone
Travel expert Eleanor Berman shows that you don't always need a traveling companion to have a wonderful time. It's a chance to tailor a vacation to your own individual tastes, energies, and timetable. Enjoy the freedom of going where you please, doing what you want to do, and meeting interesting people along the way.
This award-winning guide describes more than 250 vacations as varied as the ...
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Traveling Solo, 6th: Advice and Ideas for More than 250 Great Vacations

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Overview

Savor the Unique Pleasures of Traveling Alone
Travel expert Eleanor Berman shows that you don't always need a traveling companion to have a wonderful time. It's a chance to tailor a vacation to your own individual tastes, energies, and timetable. Enjoy the freedom of going where you please, doing what you want to do, and meeting interesting people along the way.
This award-winning guide describes more than 250 vacations as varied as the budgets, ages, and interests of millions of singles. Learn about all the exciting possibilities for the perfect trip:

" European tours for music lovers, wine connoisseurs, and gourmet cooks
" Workshops in language, photography, and painting
" Cruises in the fjords of Norway or on Europe's great rivers
" Volunteer programs to assist in scientific research or to aid humanity
" Sports camps with specialized training for amateur tennis and baseball players
" Wilderness expeditions in Alaska, Africa, and Nepal
" Luxurious spas in the deserts of Arizona and the tropics of Mexico
" Great city tours of New York, San Francisco, and Paris

In addition, Berman gives advice about how to travel safely and intelligently while alone, as part of a group, or as a single parent with kids. Candid comments from former trip participants and Berman's own personal impressions reveal what it's really like to be a solo traveler in these wonderful destinations.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762752003
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 8/3/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 851,025
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

New York City resident Eleanor Berman is an award-winning, widely published travel writer who frequently travels on her own. Her travel and feature articles have appeared in Caribbean Travel & Life, Ladies' Home Journal, and Modern Bride. She is also the author of Recommended Bed & Breakfasts New England and New York Neighborhoods (both published by Globe Pequot).
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Table of Contents


Introduction     iv
On Your Own: The Rewards     vi
Great Group Vacations for Solo Travelers
Learn a Sport     2
Stretch Your Mind     40
Try Adventure Travel     88
Get Back to Nature     117
Get into Shape: The Spa Vacation     135
Join a Tour     151
Go to Sea     170
The Singles Scene     189
For Women Only     202
The Golden Age: 50 and Over     210
Solo Traveler Know-How
Some General Advice     220
Four Favorite Cities     250
Bring the Kids     277
Traveling Safe and Smart     297
Appendix     312
General Index     316
Special Index     319
About the Author     323
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