Free travel Kindle books for 16 Aug 18

Great Railroad Series: Old Reliable Locomotives: (Classic Train Stories)

by Isaac ben Levi

This delightful book series about the beginnings of a small railroad continues with book 2 of classic train stories. You’ll learn about the old reliable locomotives transferred to their new home from a railway further south. A dictionary of railroad terminology is included to help learn train lingo. Join in the fun and excitement as Andrew’s new friends embark on their first year of adventures on the Ozark Mountain Railroad as the journey continues!



German Phrase Book: The Ultimate German Phrase Book for Travelers of Germany, Including Over 1000 Phrases for Accommodations, Eating, Traveling, Shopping, and More

by Language Learning University

Discover over 1000 German Phrases for Accommodations, Eating, Traveling, Shopping, and More

The phrases “Ein Bier bitte” (One beer, please) and “Wo ist die Toilette?” (Where is the toilet?) are always good to know. It is definitely enough for a night in a German club. But for a whole journey through Germany, you need a lot more than that.

This book is a collection of the most helpful sentences and phrases that are useful in all possible situations you may find yourself in. It always makes sense to know the most important phrases in the language of your travel destination. In this book, you’ll find over 1000 phrases in German with English translations, from greetings and directions to restaurants, shopping and night-life.

These phrases are simple and easy to understand. Also, you’ll learn how to pronounce some letter combinations and words. One thing is sure, you’ll definitely be able to communicate with people. Everything you need is right in front of you. This is the solution to your communication problems when you travel to Germany. You can get the phrase you need by using the table of contents that will lead you to the topic you are looking for: bank, bar, shopping, transport, restaurant, and many others. With all this being said, you can pack your bags and enjoy your trip to Germany!

Some of the topics covered in this book include:

  • Pronunciation
  • Standard phrases in German
  • Numbers and Colors
  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • Money
  • Restaurants and Food
  • Bars
  • Shopping
  • Driving
  • Authorities
  • Emergencies
  • Services and repairs
  • Spare Time
  • Useful words and terms
  • Tips for learning a new language
  • And More!

Get instant access now and start learning and speaking German!



Working in Thailand: How to Ditch the Desk, Board the Flight, and Land the Job

by Karsten Aichholz

Is it any surprise that Thailand attracts over 30 million visitors every year? Since the 1920s, Thailand’s mountains and islands have been the backdrop of major films. Its adventurous night markets are a major draw. The street food is ranked among the tastiest in the world. But recently, there has been an unlikely entry to the list of attractions that draw foreigners to the kingdom: offices.

Thanks to Thailand’s competitive job market, the Southeast Asian nation has become a popular choice for American and European career-hungry graduates looking for jobs, experience, and opportunity. Migrants no longer hail only from neighboring countries like Cambodia and Myanmar. On any given day, all one has to do is peek inside the co-working spaces and multinational corporations of Thailand to glimpse the country’s diversity.

Although Thailand’s workforce won’t earn the salaries pocketed by graduates in the US, the Land of Smiles has what its Western counterparts don’t: an unmatched quality of life. Bangkok’s cost of living index is 45% cheaper than New York City’s, which means job seekers won’t be working solely to cover their expenses. Instead, they can spend their time enjoying the hospitality that Thailand is known for.

But new arrivals will confront challenges when looking for work in Thailand, a country that up until recently hasn’t embraced a foreign workforce of professionals. There are many restrictions on the type of work available to foreigners. And then there are work permit quotas and other bureaucratic limitations. But things are now changing in the kingdom.

It used to be that people took professional sabbaticals in Thailand. But in recent years, more foreigners come to Thailand, not to put their careers on hold, but to move their careers forward.

It was this observation that sent Karsten Aichholz and co-author Patrick Taylor on a dizzying course through Thailand’s Western workforce, only to come out on the other side with Working in Thailand: How to Ditch the Desk, Board the Flight, and Land the Job.

Aichholz and Taylor combine their experience and research to show Westerners how to work in Thailand. And if you think teaching English is the only way to get your foot in the kingdom, think again.
In Working in Thailand, you’ll read about people who have catapulted their careers through television, business, modeling, and science. Westerners also explain how they have found their jobs, overcome intercultural challenges, and kept themselves employed.

If you have considered working in Thailand, or if you are currently looking for work in Thailand, pick up a copy of Working in Thailand: How to Ditch the Desk, Board the Flight, and Land the Job.



Cal Secret Spots (Visit Berkeley)

by Francesa Fenzi

OK, it’s no secret butâ?¦the best place to start any UC Berkeley exploration is with the elevator ride to the observation deck of the Campanile. From this vantage point, you’ll see the sparkling Bay Area and the beautiful campus that Cal students call home.

We’ve got a lot of secret spots for you to discover the Best of UC Berkeley, whether you’re an incoming freshman or an alumni wanting to relive the good old days, let’s get out and explore the secret spots at Cal!



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