The Traveller's Handbook: The Insider's Guide to World Travel

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"The Traveller's Handbook" is an all-purpose travel directory, providing essential information and advice for planning any kind of trip anywhere in the world. It has top tips from famous travellers, distinguished experts and insiders in the travel industry. The completely revised 12th edition is written by over 100 experts. At 960 pages, it is today's most authoritative guide on how to travel anywhere, anyhow. It contains more useful information on the art of travel than any other guidebook.Inside you will find, profiles for every country in the
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Overview

"The Traveller's Handbook" is an all-purpose travel directory, providing essential information and advice for planning any kind of trip anywhere in the world. It has top tips from famous travellers, distinguished experts and insiders in the travel industry. The completely revised 12th edition is written by over 100 experts. At 960 pages, it is today's most authoritative guide on how to travel anywhere, anyhow. It contains more useful information on the art of travel than any other guidebook.Inside you will find, profiles for every country in the world including visitor highlights, when to go, weather charts, etiquette and travel practicalities; extracts from today's finest travel writing; and, topical new essays including green travel, health, hotels, business travel, airline deals, photography, language learning, gap year travel, latest trends and much more. Contributors include: John Simpson, Eric Newby, Ranulph Fiennes, Joanna Lumley, Colin Thubron, Clive Anderson, Simon Calder, David Bellamy, Jan Morris, Dervla Murphy, Benedict Allen, Esther Freud, George Monbiot, Robin Hanbury-Tension, Nicholas Crane, Hilary Bradt, Pen Hadow, Robin Knox-Johnston and many more.
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‘I know of no single volume that packs so much travel advice between two covers and yet still weights the same as a water bottle’Michael Palin ‘Whatever situation you get into, this book can help you out’Ranulph Fiennes ‘I’ve carried the Traveller’s Handbook with me for years. It’s sharp, packed with useful, up-to-the-moment, unsentimental facts, from people who know precisely what they’re talking about.’John Simpson
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780905802176
  • Publisher: Footprint Handbooks
  • Publication date: 10/5/2010
  • Edition description: Twelfth Edition
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 960
  • Product dimensions: 4.80 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

AMY SOHANPAUL grew up in Kenya, lives in London, and continues to continent-hop when she can. When she can’t, she travels vicariously most days as Editor of Traveller magazine. JAMES INNES WILLIAMS has travelled extensively in Africa, North America and Europe, and is the Staff Writer for Traveller magazine. DUNCAN MILLS has been to fifty countries in six continents. He is the Deputy Editor of Traveller magazine.
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Table of Contents

Foreword, Section 1 - Inspirations: The travelling life, What kind of traveler are you?, Where do you want to go?; Section 2 – Destinations; Section 3 – Preparations: Researching your trip, Culture shock, Healthy travel, Safe travel, Red tape & organization, What to take, A place to stay, Working abroad, Transport 1-on four wheels, Transport 2-by air, Transport 3-by train, Transport 4-by boat, The world on the web; Section 4 – Considerations; Section 5 – From our archive; Travellers thoughts; Index.
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