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  • Dominican Republic - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture

    Dominican Republic - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture

    Genre: Travel,Caribbean
    Author: Ginnie Bedggood
    Duration: 03:26:00

    For those who choose to break out of the confines of all-inclusive tourist resorts, Culture Smart! Dominican Republic offers a tantalizing insight into this warm, vital, and intriguing people. It takes you on a journey from the unspoiled coastline to the agricultural interior, to the imposing mou ... [ more ]

  • Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest

    Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Timothy Egan
    Duration: 12:13:00

    A fantastic book! Timothy Egan describes his journeys in the Pacific Northwest through visits to salmon fisheries, redwood forests and the manicured English gardens of Vancouver. Here is a blend of history, anthropology and politics. ... [ more ]

  • NPR Road Trips: Family Vacations

    NPR Road Trips: Family Vacations

    Genre: Travel,Guidebooks & Tours
    Author: NPR
    Duration: 01:09:00

    With generous splashes of popular culture and human interest, the NPR Road Trips series introduces you not only to far-off locations and unusual destinations, but to the people who inhabit them—and seek them out. Each story focuses on real locations, real people, and real history in the thought-prov ... [ more ]

  • Steven Raichlen’s Martha’s Vineyard: Stories and Recipes from Island Apart

    Steven Raichlen’s Martha’s Vineyard: Stories and Recipes from Island Apart

    Genre: Cooking,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Travel,United States
    Author: Steven Raichlen
    Duration: 01:08:00

    Join celebrated PBS TV host and New York Times bestselling author, Steven Raichlen, for a personal guided tour of Martha’s Vineyard, including his favorite places to shop for the freshest seafood and best local produce. This original companion audio to Raichlen’s debut novel, Island Apart, takes us ... [ more ]

  • Worlds Elsewhere: Journeys Around Shakespeare's Globe

    Worlds Elsewhere: Journeys Around Shakespeare's Globe

    Genre: History,Literature,Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: Andrew Dickson
    Duration: 20:05:00

    Andrew Dickson's startlingly original and joyously entertaining Worlds Elsewhere traverses centuries and continents to reveal Shakespeare and his works in a fantastic array of new guises. Extraordinarily exhilarating like no other Shakespeare criticism you have ever read (Margaret Drabble) ~ ˜A t ... [ more ]

  • Travels With My Opera Glasses

    Travels With My Opera Glasses

    Genre: Biographies,Travel,Memoirs,Entertainment
    Author: Anthony Ogus
    Duration: 07:04:00

    The book contrasts opera-going in different countries and over time, from the 1960s to the present day. It covers not only such main themes as music, singers, productions, opera houses and their audiences; it also deals with peripheral matters including the obtaining of tickets, operatic excursions, ... [ more ]

  • Love and Common Sense: Short Stories From Around the World to Challenge Your Mind and Ignite Your Compassion

    Love and Common Sense: Short Stories From Around the World to Challenge Your Mind and Ignite Your Compassion

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Dr. James W. Jackson
    Duration: 06:06:00

    Love and Common Sense is the the award-winning collection of seventy intriguing short stories. These stories are a blend of business, economics and extravagant compassion that give lucid and dramatic insights into the selfless activities and adventures of Dr. James W. Jackson. Dr. Jackson is a ... [ more ]

  • Simplicity & Sophistication: Short Stories of Wisdom and Kindness From Around the World

    Simplicity & Sophistication: Short Stories of Wisdom and Kindness From Around the World

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Dr. James W. Jackson
    Duration: 09:36:00

    As a businessman, international economic consultant, and founder of Project C.U.R.E., Dr. Jackson's experiences in economics and world travel have uniquely equipped him to meet the challenges of the sophisticated world of international compassion and local deeds of goodness: I would particularl ... [ more ]

  • Orion's Cartwheel

    Orion's Cartwheel

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Lawrence Winkler
    Duration: 11:46:28

    In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first arc he carved with his thumb stopped a little red pickup that took him over the horizon. Like his mythical hunter companion, Orion, he was on a vision quest, propelled toward the dawn to ... [ more ]

  • Between Cliffs and Airports: Causality in life or a life full of coincidences...

    Between Cliffs and Airports: Causality in life or a life full of coincidences...

    Genre: Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Maximilliano Mills
    Duration: 03:21:00

    Through unpredictable waves we are taken to the laboratory of outstanding faith, planned with playful zigzagging or violent changes, all within the goals of his imagination which he was never willing to give up on. This collection of personal milestones is captivating because of how well the narrati ... [ more ]

  • The secret story of the Musee du Louvre

    The secret story of the Musee du Louvre

    Genre: Travel,Europe,Guidebooks & Tours
    Author: Emmanuelle Iger
    Duration: 02:10:08

    The Louvre is one of the largest museums ever built, and it is the most visited in the world. It hosts some of the most revered masterpieces from all history; it was home to kings and emperors, and it sits on legendary surroundings. Its riches are literally inhexaustible. This audiobook is designed ... [ more ]

  • Journael ofte gedenckwaerdige beschrijvinghe van de Oost-Indische reyse

    Journael ofte gedenckwaerdige beschrijvinghe van de Oost-Indische reyse

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies,Foreign Language Titles,Other
    Author: Willem Ysbrantsz Bontekoe
    Duration: 03:39:16

    Het Journael ofte gedenckwaerdige beschrijvinghe is een scheepsjournaal opgetekend door de Hoornse schipper Willem Ysbrantsz Bontekoe, over zijn belevenissen in dienst van de Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC). Het werd voor het eerst gepubliceerd in 1646, en geeft een indrukwekkend beeld van ... [ more ]

  • Tafereelen uit Italie

    Tafereelen uit Italie

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies,Foreign Language Titles,Other
    Author: Charles Dickens
    Duration: 14:27:54

    In 1844 reisde Charles Dickens samen met zijn gezin enkele maanden naar Frankrijk en Italie waar hij Rome, Napels, Venetie en Florence bezocht. In dit reisverslag leren we Charles Dickens kennen als een matineuze wandelaar. (vrij naar Wikipedia) De vertaler van deze uitgave uit 1889 is onbekend ... [ more ]

  • Piloting Directions for the Gulf of Finland

    Piloting Directions for the Gulf of Finland

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: John William Norie
    Duration: 02:10:48

    Norie's series of piloting and sailing directions was something of a staple in the chart-room of 19th century British (and other) merchant vessels. The description of landmarks and ports, as well as the rules and regulations provide another viewpoint to an earlier age. Please note that these pilotin ... [ more ]

  • Year Amongst the Persians

    Year Amongst the Persians

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Edward Granville Browne
    Duration: 29:12:47

    Edward Granville Browne, born in Stouts Hill, Uley, Gloucestershire, England, was a British orientalist who published numerous articles and books of academic value, mainly in the areas of history and literature. His works are respected for their scholarship, uniqueness, and style. He published in ar ... [ more ]

  • Ten Days in the Light of Acca

    Ten Days in the Light of Acca

    Genre: Travel,Essays & Anthologies
    Author: Julia M. Grundy
    Duration: 03:50:10

    This work is the story of a pilgrimage made over a hundred years ago by a group of American pilgrims. They were not headed for Canterbury, Rome or Jerusalem. Rather, they were headed for an historical but remote prison-city in a far corner of the Ottoman Empire. 'Akká (Akko), now a city in Israel wh ... [ more ]

  • A Traveller in War-Time

    A Traveller in War-Time

    Genre: Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Winston Churchill
    Duration: 02:33:00

    This is a collection of a series of journalistic articles written during his travels throughout WWI era Europe that Churchill -- the American author, not the famed British statesman -- published in 1917; the book version came out in 1918. The writing is sharp, straightforward, and rarely sentimental ... [ more ]

  • Itinerary of John Leland in or About the Years 1535-1543

    Itinerary of John Leland in or About the Years 1535-1543

    Genre: Travel,Europe
    Author: John Leland
    Duration: 02:02:10

    John Leland's 'Itinerary' was the product of several journeys around England and Wales undertaken between 1538 and 1543. The manuscript is made up of Leland's notebooks, which were first published in the 18th century, and later in a ten-part, five-volume edition published by Lucy Toulmin (1906-10). ... [ more ]