As author Charlotte Beech points out. she wasn't born a fearless traveler. Although she's traveled far and wide for years, she's learned her lessons the hard way. And with each hiccup came insight. If we all started with a thorough knowledge of seasoned travelers' pitfalls, gaffes and slip-ups, we could set about steering our own path more confidently. That's precisely what this book offers. It's an accumulation of Charlotte's own and other travelers' hindsight, wisdom, hints and ploys to arm any adventurer setting off into the wide blue yonder. So if you're planning to scale Mount Everest, lose yourself in the jungle, take your family to Disneyland, relax on a cruise ship or discover the perfect skinny-dipping location, all the advice, hints, and tips you need to get you there, and stay happy once you've arrived, are right here. You'll find advice on: forward planning; packing; buying tickets; money/insurance; getting around; traveling alone, with friends or family; shopping/bartering; food and drink/eating out; safety tips; avoiding amorous advances; staying healthy; becoming a "wired traveler" armed with new gizmos and gadgets; coming home; keeping your memories: taking notes--e-mails/digital photos/downloading info/music/tapes. Charlotte's tips are clever, inspiring and useful.
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