Free travel Kindle books for 29 Mar 17

Getting to, from, and around Bangkok, Thailand: Guide to Transportation in Bangkok 2017 (Last Baht Guide)

by Michael Desrosiers

How do I get to downtown Bangkok from the airport? How do I take a river boat to the Grand Palace? How do I purchase a ticket or fare card for the subway?

This guide book will answer all those questions and more!

Included are sections on getting two and from BOTH of Bangkok’s international airports, the different types of public transportation available and how to use them, and a section all about how to take the city’s efficient public transportation system to some of the biggest destinations in Bangkok. Written by a long-term expatriate, this guide book shares experience and knowledge all about how to navigate and get around the Big Mango!



Taipei Travel Guide: An Easy Guide to Exploring the Top Attractions, Food Places, Local Life, and Everything You Need to Know (Traveler Republic)

by Traveler Republic

An Easy Guide to Exploring the Top Attractions, Food Places, Local Life, and Everything You Need to Know



Saigon Secrets (My Saigon Book 2)

by Elly Thuy Nguyen

Don’t get ripped off in Vietnam.

Buying any product or service in Vietnam can frustrate the bravest travelers. Often there are no posted prices, and visitors are fleeced. Don’t be clueless. Don’t get scammed. Saigon Secrets is Elly Thuy Nguyen’s insider guide to paying local prices and saving money in Vietnam. You’ll know where to shop, what to buy, and all the hows and whys of saving money in Vietnam. Most Vietnamese locals don’t know all this.

Elly gives you the lowdown.

Saigon Secrets details prices Vietnamese people pay for everything from a cup of coffee to a motorcycle taxi ride to a massage to a bowl of noodles. It also covers tipping tips: don’t believe the lie told to tourists that you must tip everywhere, but at the same time, know where tipping is absolutely required. Don’t fall for common scams. Don’t unknowingly hand your money to the mafia, thinking you’re helping street children.

Shop like you mean it.

Some things are a great deal in Saigon: for example, unbranded (or fake-branded) clothes, and top-quality eyeglasses and dental work. Other things are way too expensive in Saigon: for example, brand-name clothes and cosmetics, and most types of electronics. Know the difference, and know where to buy what. Saigon Secrets is like having a knowledgeable local friend in Saigon.

Learn the locals’ hacks.

You can skip the line at the airport visa counter and you can also get a ride from the airport into town for under $0.50 USD. You’re welcome.

Saigon Secrets is looking out for you in Vietnam.

Elly can’t be there with you. She’d love to actually, but, well, no, she has to go to work and get her motorbike fixed and take care of her cat and have dinner with her grandparents. So she’s sending you into town with this book. It’s almost as good as having Elly along with you, and unlike Elly, it’s not always stopping to drink coffee and take pictures.

Enjoy Vietnam.

Vietnam is a spectacular place. With Saigon Secrets, you can avoid the bad stuff, and focus on the good.



Downtown Berkeley (Visit Berkeley)

by Caroline White

The vibrant heartbeat of Berkeley is downtown. It is where the world class University of California at Berkeley, the renowned Arts District, gourmet restaurants, and local libations converge. Bustling sidewalks, ample public transportation with a BART stop right in the center of it all, bike parking, street parking and garages make downtown accessible to everyone ready to explore. Locals love all the happenings downtown, students go out with friends for weekend eats, and visitors get a taste of Berkeley’s unique character with all the culinary diversity and spectrum of people filling up tables and venue seating downtown.

With so many spots to eat, to drink, to hear music, and see art and theatre, it’s hard to know where to begin. The big draw for many visitors is the Tony Award wining Berkeley Rep Theatre, BAMPFA museum and art film house, Freight & Salvage performances, the Downtown Farmers’ Market Saturdays, and incredible restaurants like Comal, Gather, Lucia’s Pizzeria, Jupiter Craft Beer & Pizza, and Triple Rock Microbrewery.



West Berkeley (Visit Berkeley)

by Caroline White

With each passing year, West Berkeley continues to shed away a more industrial and automotive past, transforming into a local shopping and dining haven for neighborhood residents and visitors alike.

With ample amounts of warehouse space, microbreweries and urban wineries are moving in with tasting rooms, so that anyone who seeks to learn about the craft libation scene in Berkeley can experience how urban beer and wine is made locally. The geographic region of West Berkeley is quite large, and there are neighborhoods that can be explored on foot or bike. Fourth Street is known for high-end boutique shopping (mostly clothing and home goods) with a variety of restaurants to choose from, and a popular spot for a meal is Zut! Grab a coffee at Artís or experience a sake tasting at Takara Sake.

One of the main arteries in West Berkeley is San Pablo Avenue, which can be taken from one end of south Berkeley to the most northern part of Berkeley leading into Albany and El Cerrito. If you keep on driving on San Pablo, it will eventually bring you many miles north to the cities of Pinole and Hercules. San Pablo’s stretch in Berkeley is filled with restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars. Longbranch Saloon, Paisan and Caffe Trieste are good places to fuel or refuel, and when you are done with the southern end of San Pablo, keep on walking north to an authentic German meal at Gaumenkitzel or incredible tapas and paella at La Marcha!

This West Berkeley Microguide takes a deeper dive into what’s available for libations, dining, and shopping in the burgeoning artistic and cultural haven on the westside of Berkeley!



Summer in Sorrento FREE Sampler

by Holly Greene

7-chapter sampler of Summer in Sorrento, the first in a collection of blissfully escapist reads from the bestselling ESCAPE TO ITALY series.
Maia Connolly never expected to find herself widowed at forty-five. Her beloved husband died unexpectedly while restoring their nineteenth century Italian farmhouse on a secluded hillside in Sorrento.

Since his death, money is tight which is why Maia decides to open the farmhouse to tourists as summer accommodation.

Uncertain of her business capabilities and even more of her hospitality skills, she is thrown in at the deep end when her first bookings appear and her new guests all arrive over the same week.

First there’s Jacob, an attractive New Yorker of obvious Italian origin who has returned to the area to visit his ailing father. Clearly they don’t get on, as he refuses to stay in the family home in Naples. But what has caused their rift?

Amelia, a shy twenty-something London girl is in Sorrento for a friend’s wedding. But she seems hesitant about her connection to the bridal party.
Cal and Lori have returned to Italy for their ten-year anniversary in the hope of recapturing some of the spark lost from their marriage. Will the beauty and romance of Sorrento help them rekindle their love for each other?

Gradually each of Maia’s summer guests find their worries eased and hearts lightened by the beauty of this magical placeâ?¦.

Escape To Italy Series:
SUMMER IN SORRENTO
SPRING IN SICILY
AUTUMN IN VERONA
WINTER IN ROME
Download all four books in a single collection and save 50%.



Hygge Essentials: How Hygge Can Help You Live a Simple and Cosy Life Full of Celebration

by W. Wallace

Rediscover the joy of simplicity and celebration in everyday pleasures

Hygge is a Danish concept that, when loosely translated, means coziness. However, there is a lot more to hygge and its innate benefits. In this guide, we shall be discussing everything Hygge. By doing so, you shall learn how to simplify your life and make it one full of coziness and celebration.
Who knows; you will perhaps join the Danes in the world’s happiness index after reading and implementing everything that this book teaches!

Here is a Preview of What You Will Discover….

  • Hygge and cultural self-understanding
  • Homey-ness
  • The art of connecting and mingling
  • The beautiful homemade
  • Hyggelig gatherings
  • How to Hygge with strangers
  • How to incorporate Hygge Into your personal and work life
  • Bringing Hygge into your home
  • And much much much moreâ?¦..

Make Hygge part of your day and rediscover your love for life



Abu Dhabi in 3 Days: The Definitive Tourist Guide Book That Helps You Travel Smart and Save Time

by Finest City Guides

Abu Dhabi in 3 Days is the ultimate travel guide if you only have a few days to spend in this growing metropolitan area of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It has been researched and written so that you’ll have all the insider information you need, allowing you to spend your time at the sights that make Abu Dhabi special.

We offer you information on:
-Getting to Abu Dhabi
-Getting around once you’re there
-What to see
-What to do
-Places to stay
-Places to eat
-Events, holidays and festivals
-Money matters, including tipping
-And more!

We’ll also help you with inside knowledge about the culture of this middle-eastern city, and offer information about their culture and etiquette.

Especially if you only have a short time to stay, The Definitive Tourist Guide Book That Helps You Travel Smart and Save Time helps you, from planning where to stay and what type of transportation to use, right down to the best meals you can find in this busy city. We help you in getting the most out of even a short stay in Abu Dhabi.



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