Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel

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Lonely Planet, 2005 - Travel - 276 pages
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The new phenomenon of experimental tourism, developed by Joel Henry, founder of the Laboratory of Experimental Tourism, has turned the way we travel on its head.Humorous, engaging and practical, Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel encourages travellers to experience different ways of seeing and behaving, to be open to new experiences and to let chance be the guide.Part philosophy, part guide to a new way of travelling, this user-friendly, tongue-in-cheek manual-style book includes 60 practical experiments to follow-great for exploring new places or even for gaining a new perspective on your own city. Experimental Travel comes with helpful, funny illustrations and diagrams, blank pages for notes and protective plastic sleeves for use on the road."Sick of sightseeing? Tired of tour guides? Then why not try experimental tourism, a novel approach to travel that starts with a quirky concept and can lead anywhere from Bora Bora to a bus stop." -CNN.com

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Joel Henry managed the design studio software development teams at East Tenneessee State University before joining the faculty at the University of Montana where he's currently an associate professor of computer science. His research interests revolve around topics within software engineering. He earned his Ph.D. from Virginia Polytechnical Institute and State University.

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