Turkey--bright Sun, Strong Tea: On the Road with a Travel Writer

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Travel Info Exchange, Jan 1, 2005 - Travel - 304 pages
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Tom Brosnahan’s humorous travel memoir recounts his service as a Peace Corps teacher in Turkey (1967-1969) leading to a career as a travel writer and author of dozens of travel guidebooks for Lonely Planet, Frommer’s and Berlitz. Along the way he starred in a movie, sipped champagne in the sultan’s gilded palace, was almost eaten by wolves on the iranian border, and fell in love with a lot of girls named Jane—the last of which was the girl of his dreams.

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About the author (2005)

 Tom Brosnahan went to Turkey in 1967 as a US Peace Corps Volunteer, taught English for a year, then had an idea: why not write a guidebook? Turkey was beautiful, friendly, inexpensive and undiscovered. “Turkey on $5 a Day” (Frommer’s, 1971) soon became the most popular guide to the country. Later, his Lonely Planet “Turkey” (1985) became its all-time best-seller, and his guidebooks to a dozen countries sold over 4 million copies in 10 languages. His TurkeyTravelPlanner.com website now hosts nearly 4 million visitors a year from 230+ countries.

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