Tips for the Savvy Traveler

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Thorndike Press, Nov 1, 1997 - Travel - 338 pages
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Traveling can be fraught with stress, but doing your homework before you travel can make your trip -- business or pleasure -- more relaxed, and even fun. Do you know how to make the best of a long layover in a foreign city? How to deal with someone who's annoying you? What items should never be packed in a suitcase to travel in a baggage compartment? The best mode of transportation in a foreign city? The answers to these questions and the practical and savvy advice contained within these pages are sure to make your travel experience safer and more comfortable.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
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Setting a Course
9
Red Tape
24
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Author Deborah Burns spent her childhood years in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, but by the time she was in her 20's she had a desire to see the world. For the next ten years of her life Deborah was able to fulfill that dream, visiting many countries and working in various fields. Besides traveling through the West Indies and Europe, Deb worked in canneries in Alaska and traveled through South America where she was hired to dive for diamonds in an underground river in the Venezuelan bush. She worked as a reporter in India and helped start a still-thriving newspaper in Ireland, the country she considers her second home. Her many experiences have led to the excellent advice found in her book, Tips for the Savvy Traveler. Deborah came back to the United States with her husband to have the first of her two children. She has written a few history books, including Shaker Cities of Peace Love, and Union: A History of the Hancock Bishopric, and is now an acquisitions editor at Storey Communications, Inc. Deborah now shares her love of traveling with her family.

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