Free travel Kindle books for 06 May 15

Burma Lost & Found: Three years living my dream job in the travel industry in Rangoon and beyond

by Marek Lenarcik

In January 2011, just before political reforms in Myanmar ended a decades-old military regime, writer and travel expert Marek Lenarcik arrived in Yangon on a short-term work assignment. Little did he know then that a broken heart and dwindling savings would lead him to pursue a dream career working for one of the country’s top tour companies. On duty as a travel product manager, Marek traverses the country by trains, planes and automobiles to experience stunning landscapes, ruins of empires, exotic food and unique cultures in search of the best that the nation’s budding tour and hospitality industry has to offer. With stories from the emerald shores of the Andaman Sea at Ngapali beach to the mountain peaks of Chin State, Burma Lost & Found brings humour, vivid description and insight to his adventures and encounters with an eclectic cast of characters including an eccentric monk, dodgy expats, charismatic guides, gracious hosts and many more.



How to find cheap flights: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO FINDING MISTAKE FARES, AVOIDING FEES, SEARCHING FOR FLIGHTS AND MANY OTHER TIPS THAT AIRLINES DON’T WANT YOU TO KNOW

by Marco Parlanti

How to find cheap flights

Have you ever heard of anybody flying from New York to Europe for less that $100? Or from Atlanta to Asia for less than $200? Well, it’s possible! And I can teach you how!

What will you get from this book?

This book is a step-by-step guide to finding cheap airfare. And I can guarantee that you will save a lot of money from reading this book. I can make that promise because I have. On this book you will find the answer to the following questions:

General questions about the Airlines industry:

How does airline ticket pricing works?

Why do we need to understand how the airline ticket pricing works?

How do airlines identify passengers willing to pay more?

Basic questions about how to save money on tickets:

What’s the best way to book an airplane ticket?

Whats the best Search Engines to book your tickets?

What day of the week should you buy your tickets on?

How long before the flight should you buy the tickets?

What are the best Time, Day and Month to travel?

Whats the best airline to fly with?

What airport should you fly from? and What airport should you fly to?

Tools you can use to save money

How do student discounts work?

How to take advantage of Frequent flyers programs?

What is the best Frequent flyer program?

How and why to use a Travel Credit Card

What is the best Travel credit card?

What do Airlines Mail list work and why can they help me?

Other things to take into account once you already have your ticket.

What is the 24 Hours rule?

What to do when you miss your flight?

Advance fair finding strategies

What are Mistakes fares and how do they work?

What are Throwaway fares and how do they work?

How can you avoid Baggage Fees?

And that is just some of the topics that I cover in the book, because there are many other tips and tricks that I will be showing you. You will not be disappointed if you read this book. I have been flying for many years on a very small budget and I want to share with you all the secrets that helped me find great deals.



Tidbits from various corners of the world: Petites gâteries de différents coins du monde

by Marie-Lise Schläppy

A selection of short travel stories from around the world (China (1), Vanuatu (2), India (2), Papua New Guinea (1), Samoa (3), Fiji (1), Australia (1), Indonesia (2), and Germany (1) . Each story is written in English and in French to assist with language learning at an intermediate level.

Une sélection d’histoires de voyage courtes de différentes régions du monde (Chine (1), Vanuatu (2), Inde (2), Papouasie Nouvelle Guninée (1), Samoa (3), Fidji (1), Australie (1), Indonésie (2) et Allemagne (1). Chaque histoire est écrite en anglais et en français pour un apprentissage de la langue à un niveau intermédiaire.



Northwest Arkansas Travel Guide ~ Bentonville Film Festival Edition

by Lynn West

The 2015 inaugural Bentonville Film Festival – This unprecedented festival champions women and diversity in film. It is sponsored by some of the largest corporations in America including Coca Cola and Walmart. Launched by Academy Award winning actor Geena Davis and ARC Entertainment, the festival’s Founding Sponsor is Walmart, and its Presenting Sponsor is Coca Cola. Held on May 5 -9, the festival is the only film competition in Arkansas and throughout the world to offer digital and retail home entertainment distribution for its winners.

The Northwest Arkansas Travel Guide is your hassle-free passport to energetic and booming Bentonville, the very heart of Northwest Arkansas, and also the headquarters for big box giants, Walmart and Sam’s Wholesale. The guide shows you what to see and do including breathtaking Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art with its spectacular grounds and scenic trails, top-rated restaurants with award-winning chefs who daily create some of the best food in the world, and accommodations to suit every budget including the new 21c Bentonville Museum Hotel (#1 Rated Hot New Hotel in the U.S.). Your handy NWA travel companion takes you to the very soul of this bustling city located in the scenic Ozark Mountains where you can shop exclusive specialty shops and trend-setting boutiques usually seen only in large cities like NYC, Chicago and LA.

Inside this visitor guide:

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art – a world-class, awe-inspiring museum nestled in the stunning natural beauty of the hills, trails and streams of the Ozarks. All are welcome to experience the ongoing story of America as told through the works of her beloved artists. The museum is engaged in collecting and exhibiting outstanding art that spotlights our evolving American heritage. Due to the generosity of Walmart, General Admission is free.

The Walmart Visitors Center Museum – housed in an original store front, offers an interactive setting. Experience the history of Walmart and its founding family including Helen, Bud and Sam Walton. The museum is located right on Bentonville’s historic Downtown Square where you can visit the Saturday Farmer’s Market, dine at one of the award-winning restaurants, relax amid a scenic atmosphere of yesteryear, and catch one of the many special events offered on the Downtown Square.

Discerning Recommendations – Gives savvy advice direct from the mouth of a NWA native author on eateries, lodging, and things to do. Saves you time and money and helps you get the most from your stay in the area.

Fun-filled Itineraries – show you the easiest way to personalize your trip to your own particular interests.

What The Locals Say – honest reviews on nearly everything including restaurants, lodging, things to do, nightlife, shopping, and little-known places that many travel guide’s miss.

21C Museum Hotel – just a short walk from Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and on the northeast corner of the Downtown Square is the beautiful 21c Museum Hotel. Visitors and locals alike can enjoy rotating exhibits, participate in ongoing programs and experience culinary creations to tempt even the most discriminating taste buds.

Author: Written and researched by Lynn West, a Bentonville native.

For a visitor guide that covers ALL the cities of Northwest Arkansas, be sure to check out the NWA Travel Guide. This handy travel companion includes Bentonville, Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, Rogers, Springdale and Siloam Springs, and is available via Kindle and Paperback.



On the Road with Bronco Billy – A Trucking Journal

by Dale Olausen

What follows is an account of a ten day journey through western North America during a working trip, delivering lumber from Edmonton Alberta to Dallas Texas, and returning with oilfield equipment. The writer had the opportunity to accompany a friend who is a professional truck driver, which he eagerly accepted. He works as a statistician for the University of Alberta, and is therefore is generally confined to desk, chair, and computer. The chance to see the world from the cab of a truck, and be immersed in the truck driving culture was intriguing. In early May 1997 they hit the road.

Some time has passed since this journal was written and many things have changed since the late 1990’s. That renders the journey as not just a geographical one, but also a historical account, which I think only increases its interest.

We were fortunate to have an eventful trip – a mechanical breakdown, a near miss from a tornado, and a large-scale flood were among these events. But even without these turns of fate, the drama of the landscape, the close-up view of the trucking lifestyle, and the opportunity to observe the cultural habits of a wide swath of western North America would have been sufficient to fill up an interesting journal.

The travelogue is about 20,000 words, about 60 to 90 minutes of reading, at typical reading speeds.



Ten Must-See Sights: Delhi

by Mark Green

â??Ten Must-See Sights: Delhi’ does exactly what it says on the tin, giving you the background and history on the city’s top ten â??must-see’ attractions, plus essential information on opening times and location.

We don’t fill endless pages with hard-to-read maps and difficult-to-download photos; there are ten chapters of text, one on each attraction, all written by our team of experienced travel writers.



Amsterdam Travel Guide: The Top 10 Highlights in Amsterdam (Globetrotter Guide Books)

by Marc Cook

Amsterdam: An Amazing City Awaits

Your next vacation’s coming up and you’re not sure where to go or what to see. Well, how about feasting your eyes on art masterpieces at a world-class museum? Or exploring the world-famous canals of a historic city? Or maybe just easing yourself into the mellow atmosphere of a cozy café culture? Whatever interests you, you are bound to find it in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam is a unique cosmopolitan city with a wealth of historic monuments, amazing attractions, sights and places of interest that are worth paying a visit. From its world-famous canals, to the “brown cafes” and colorful markets, there are lots of spots in Amsterdam that you should not miss during your visit.

Don’t let its size fool you! With so many wonderful sites to choose from, it becomes difficult to pick the top attractions to see in Amsterdam. That is why you need this book which highlights the top tourist attractions in Amsterdam.

Inside the Amsterdam Travel Guide:

  • Grachtengordel
  • Rijksmuseum
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Bloemenmarkt
  • De Wallen
  • Koninklijk Paleis
  • Albert Cuypmarkt
  • Vondelpark
  • Leidseplein
  • Het Scheepvaartmuseum

Stroll the very streets that the Old Masters Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Vermeer once walked, past their former homes and into the world-class museums that today house their masterpieces. The city’s finest art galleries, museums, and landmarks will make your trip to Amsterdam a great success.

To best experience the Dutch capital, take a cruise along the scenic canal streets past elegant houses or to sit a while in one of Amsterdam’s many cafés. Tour the unique and interesting markets and discover the colors and flavors of Amsterdam â?? from pretty tulips and daffodils to local cheeses and fresh fish.

Amsterdam is famous as the “flower capital of the world”. But did you know that it also has the only floating flower market in the world? Well, at Bloemenmarkt you can buy your own ready-to-travel cut flowers, bulbs and seeds to take back with you as a souvenir of the Netherlands.

This easy to read travel guide will reveal other amazing souvenir spots, and give you the best advice on what amazing sights to see, and what other fascinating discoveries await you during your vacation in Amsterdam.

Get Amsterdam Travel Guide right now and begin your journey into the heart of Amsterdam





Who Cares About The Royal Baby And British Royal Family?: Sorry Charlie

by Jeff Witkowski

The media, and the people standing outside the hospital were so excited. The British Royal Family had added to their numbers in the form of the birth of a new princess. So why did I not share their exuberance?



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