books about: traveling
Traveling Light: Releasing the Burdens You Were Never Intended to Bear
Weary travelers. You've seen them -- everything they own crammed into their luggage. Staggering through terminals and hotel lobbies with overstuffed suitcases, trunks, duffels, and backpacks. Backs ache. Feet burn. Eyelids droop. We've all seen people like that. At times, we are people like that -- if not with our physical luggage, then at least with our spiritual load. We all lug loads we were never intended to carry. Fear. Worry. ...
The 365 Day Vacation: How to Cleverly Travel The World On A Shoestring Budget While Having The Time Of Your ...
Talent Writers, 2014
Imagine your dream vacation. Go ahead. Close your eyes. Take a deep breath. What do you smell? Is it a salty ocean breeze? The sharp scent of pine and eucalyptus trees? Listen closely. Do you hear the melody of voices in an exotic marketplace, the sizzle of kebabs from a street vendor? Can you feel the sun warming your face and the sand between your toes? Are you taking in the beauty of a mountain sunrise or the wonder of ancient ruins? We ...
Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith
Anne Lamott claims the two best prayers she knows are: "Help me, help me, help me" and "Thank you, thank you, thank you." She has a friend whose morning prayer each day is "Whatever," and whose evening prayer is "Oh, well." Anne thinks of Jesus as "Casper the friendly savior" and describes God as "one crafty mother." Despite--or because of--her irreverence, faith is a natural subject for Anne Lamott. Since Operating Instructions and Bird by ...
Paris to the Past: Traveling through French History by Train
W. W. Norton & Company
“I’d rather go to France with Ina Caro than with ?Henry Adams or Henry James.”— Newsweek In one of the most inventive travel books in years, Ina Caro invites readers on twenty-five one-day train trips that depart from Paris and transport us back through seven hundred years of French history. Whether taking us to Orléans to evoke the visions of Joan of Arc or to the Place de la Concorde to witness the beheading of Marie Antoinette, ...
Parents' Travel Guide - London: All you need to know when traveling with kids (Parents' Travel Guides Book 2)
Family vacations are fun! Both parents and children are excited, and memories from the vacation last for life. But we all know that traveling with kids is never easy, and it is hard to find those fun family moments in between all the challenges and logistics. With Parents’ Travel Guide - London, let all your worries about how to travel, and what to do disappear! We provide everything you need to know to pack up your suitcases and see the ...
Traveling With Your Pet: The AAA PetBook®
Annual updates make this the most complete travel guide for those taking their pets along on trips across the U.S. and Canada. Find more than 14,000 pet-friendly AAA Approved hotels, campgrounds and — new this edition — over 700 pet-friendly restaurants. Discover plenty of places for family fun including dog parks, pet-friendly national public lands and attractions with pet accommodations. See winners and finalists from the annual AAA ...
Plan Your Escape: Secrets Of Traveling The World For Less Than The Cost Of Living At Home
From a travel columnist for the Huffington Post , turn your travel dreams into reality with this acclaimed, groundbreaking, and inspiring how-to travel book. You will learn to safely travel and see more for half the cost for all trips from a weekend getaway to longer vacations and trips. You deserve this popular selling book! Former economics professor and experienced world traveler (100 countries) tells 100′s of powerful cost-saving tips ...
Graceling (Graceling Realm Book 1)
HMH Books for Young Readers, 2009
Kristin Cashore’s bestselling, award-winning fantasy Graceling tells the story of the vulnerable-yet-strong Katsa, a smart, beautiful teenager who lives in a world where selected people are given a Grace, a special talent that can be anything from dancing to swimming. Katsa’s is killing. As the king’s niece, she is forced to use her extreme skills as his thug. Along the way, Katsa must learn to decipher the true nature of her Grace… ...
How to Travel the World on $50 a Day: Travel Cheaper, Longer, Smarter
For over half a decade, Matt Kepnes (aka Nomadic Matt) has used his massively popular travel blog to teach readers how to travel the world on the cheap. Arguing that traditional travel media lies, Matt cuts through the myth that travel is expensive. How to Travel the World on $50 a Day reveals Matt's tips, tricks, and secrets to comfortable budget travel that you won't find anywhere else. Traditional media shows you expensive ...
101 Family Vacation Games: Have Fun While Traveling, Camping, or Celebrating at Home
Playing with your offspring helps parents to meet their children as equals and to bring fun and laughter into family life. When we laugh and have fun together, tensions are dissolved, and we come fully alive. In this age of electronic media, families are simply forgetting the many wonderful ways of playing together. 101 FAMILY VACATION GAMES includes different types of games new and old and from all around the world that create a wonderful ...
How to Make Money While Traveling: A Practical Guide to Make Money Online, Find Jobs Abroad, and Travel the ...
How to Make Money While Traveling: A Practical Guide to Make Money Online, Find Jobs Abroad, and Travel the World. Available now on your web browser! No Kindle is needed! Enjoy the temporary low price of three bucks. While most people only travel two weeks a year, it’s possible to make a lifestyle out of it. Even the average, working class person can give up flipping hamburgers and experience a much more exciting lifestyle by going ...
All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
In 1962 the poet, musician, and performer Maya Angelou claimed another piece of her identity by moving to Ghana, joining a community of "Revolutionist Returnees" inspired by the promise of pan-Africanism. All God's Children Need Walking Shoes is her lyrical and acutely perceptive exploration of what it means to be an African American on the mother continent, where color no longer matters but where American-ness keeps asserting itself in ways ...
The Second Summer of the Sisterhood (Sisterhood of Traveling Pants, Book 2)
“Light and romantic," raved The New York Times of the second novel in the bestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series by Ann Brashares, author of The Here and Now . With a bit of last summer’s sand in the pockets, the Traveling Pants and the sisterhood who wears them—Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen—embark on their second summer together. “Fits like a favorite pair of pants.” — USA Today “A great summer ...
Girls in Pants (Sisterhood of Traveling Pants, Book 3)
“A fun and poignant coming-of-age story," declared Entertainment Weekly of the third novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series by Ann Brashares, author of The Here and Now . It’s the summer before the sisterhood departs for college . . . their last real summer together before they head off to start their grown-up lives. It’s the time when Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen need their Pants the ...
Fire (A Companion to Graceling)
It is not a peaceful time in the Dells. In King City, the young King Nash is clinging to the throne, while rebel lords in the north and south build armies to unseat him. War is coming. And the mountains and forest are filled with spies and thieves. This is where Fire lives, a girl whose beauty is impossibly irresistible and who can control the minds of everyone around her. Exquisitely romantic, this companion to the highly praised Graceling has ...
Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother and Daughter Journey to the Sacred Places of Greece, Turkey, and France
Sue Monk Kidd
Ann Kidd Taylor
The New York Times –bestselling memoir of pilgrimage and metamorphosis by the author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings (Viking, January 2014) and her daughter Sue Monk Kidd has touched the hearts of millions of readers with her beloved novels and acclaimed nonfiction. Now, in this wise and engrossing dual memoir, she and her daughter, Ann, chronicle their travels together through Greece and France at a time when ...
Annie Freeman's Fabulous Traveling Funeral
For Katherine Givens and the four women about to become her best friends, the adventure begins with a UPS package. Inside is a pair of red sneakers filled with ashes and a note that will forever change their lives. Katherine’s oldest and dearest friend, the irrepressible Annie Freeman, left one final request–a traveling funeral–and she wants the most important women in her life as “pallbearers.” From Sonoma to Manhattan, Katherine, ...
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants: The Complete Collection
LENA, CARMEN, BRIDGET, and Tibby have been through a lot together. But even after traveling across the world to keep these four very different friends connected, the pants remain strong, uncuffed—and remarkably flattering. Relive the magic of the pants with these four novels of strength, heartbreak, love, family, and friendship.
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Book 1)
“Funny, perceptive, and moving,” raved USA Today of the first novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series by Ann Brashares, author of The Here and Now . Some friends just fit together. Once there was a pair of pants. Just an ordinary pair of jeans. But these pants, the Traveling Pants, went on to do great things. This is the story of the four friends—Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and ...
Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants)
“Genuinely moving," declared Entertainment Weekly of the fourth and final novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series by Ann Brashares, author of The Here and Now . With unraveled embroidery and fraying hems, the Traveling Pants are back for one last, glorious summer. It’s a summer that will forever change the lives of Lena, Bridget, Tibby, and Carmen, here and now, past and future, together ...
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