By Daniel Tudor
"Daniel Tudor has a superb knowing of latest South Korea and an inherent ability for storytelling. His narrative of the nation's panorama is an earnest, investigative story that seeks to undercover the reality approximately this usually misunderstood country."—Krys Lee, writer of Drifting House, critically-acclaimed number of tales portraying the Korean experience
A Geek in Korea reinvents the tradition consultant for the web age. jam-packed with articles and images, it covers all of the touchstones of Korean culture—from Buddhism and Confucianism to chapters at the conventional arts and disciplines like Taekwondo. There are chapters on cultural code phrases and norms; own relationships; company and expertise; and logos and practices which are in particular Korean. a few chapters are dedicated to Korean popular culture, with recognition to the celebrities, idols, and concrete subcultures linked to them. For viewers to Korea, the writer features a mini-guide to his favourite neighborhoods in Seoul and different areas of remarkable interest.
Spotlighting the originality and creativity of the Koreans, debunking myths approximately them, and answering nagging questions like why they're so enthusiastic about schooling and success—Tudor has created the suitable booklet for the becoming ranks of Koreaphiles during this encouraged, insightful, and hugely informative advisor.
By Paris Permenter; John Bigley
By Craig Taylor
5 years within the making, Londoners is a clean and compulsively readable view of 1 of the world's so much attention-grabbing cities--a vivid narrative portrait of the London of our personal time, that includes unforgettable tales instructed by way of the true those that make town hum.
Acclaimed author and editor Craig Taylor has spent years traversing each nook of town, discovering the main attention-grabbing Londoners, together with the voice of the London Underground, a West finish rickshaw driving force, an East finish nightclub doorperson, a fixed soldier of the Queen's existence defend at Buckingham Palace, and a pair who fell in love on the Tower of London--and now dwell there. With candor and humor, this different cast--rich and negative, young and old, local and immigrant, women and men (and even a Sarah who was once a George)--shares indelible stories that seize town as by no means before.
Together, those voices paint a shiny, epic, and entirely unique portrait of twenty-first-century London in all its breadth, from Notting Hill to Brixton, from Piccadilly Circus to Canary Wharf, from an airliner flying into London Heathrow Airport to important Ben and Tower Bridge, and right down to the private tunnels of the London Underground. Londoners is the autobiography of 1 of the world's maximum towns.
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By DK Publishing
Newly revised, up to date, and redesigned for 2016.
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By Joey Green
The golden days of complimentary in-flight champagne and comfortable dozing vehicle coaches at the Orient exhibit are mostly at the back of us. Say hi to $50 "leg room upgrade" charges and bedbug-infested resorts. What's a weary, pissed off visitor to do? Ask Joey eco-friendly for suggestion, that's what! A lifelong global explorer, eco-friendly has accumulated greater than 100 of his most sensible trip hacks to rescue your well-deserved holiday utilizing universal, easily-found items. a few of the suggestions could appear goofy before everything yet paintings in a pinch. Insert tampon ear plugs and forget about the stares—enveloped in silence, you could get pleasure from interpreting this book's a variety of enjoyable sidebars and interesting items of trip minutiae, comforted in figuring out that you'll by no means see, or listen, these fellow passengers ever again.
By Greg Westrich
Lace up your boots and pattern seventy-two of the best trails the Pine Tree nation has to supply. From the seashores of Acadia nationwide Park and historical routes via Belfast or Portland to scenic treks up Mount Katahdin and backpacking alongside the Bigelow variety, Maine has routes to delight hikers of each stripe. climbing Maine describes trails that fluctuate in size from a simple one-hour walk alongside a quiet nature path to not easy treks within the backcountry.Use this advisor for up to date path details, exact instructions to well known in addition to less-traveled trails, hassle scores for every hike, precise path maps, tips on mountain climbing with kids and knowledge on barrier-free trails for hikers with targeted wishes. even if you're a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, outdated hand or beginner, you'll locate trails fitted to each skill and curiosity all through Maine.
By Keith Martin, Linda Clark
So much motor vehicle creditors express a fit enthusiasm for his or her favourite pastime, a bent to dig into their favourite marques, chase elements, change tales, and usually reside the car-guy existence. a few, although, step over that superb line among enthusiasm and obsession—and that’s where from which spring the mythical car-collector stories. In Strange yet actual stories of auto Collecting, Keith Martin and the employees of game automobile marketplace Magazine recount the wildest car-collecting tales of all time, targeting stories of the main eccentric and over-the-top creditors and collections. have you ever heard of the man who squirrelled away dozens of Chevelles, Camaros, and different vintage muscle autos in semi trailers? How in regards to the president of Shakespeare fishing rods who within the Nineteen Sixties bought 30 now-priceless Bugattis for a trifling $85,000? The English nobleman who chop up and buried his Ferrari horde in an intricate assurance rip-off? Or how concerning the Duesenberg deserted in a ny parking storage for many years and exposed by means of Tonight Show host Jay Leno? These are only a number of the remarkable tales explored during this pleasing booklet, essential identify for any vehicle fanatic. either automobile creditors and lovers of outrageous vintage motor vehicle, muscle automobile, and activities automobile tales will locate leisure in those stories of creditors who’ve long gone off the rails.
By Lonely Planet
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The final, so much accomplished consultant to traveling in New England comprises updated stories of the easiest locations to stick, consume, points of interest, cultural details, maps, delivery information and some most sensible stored secrets and techniques – all of the necessities to get to the guts of latest England.
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Written and researched via Mara Vorhees, Freda Moon, Ned Friary, Glenda Bendure, Caroline Sieg, Emily Matchar
By Ron Adkison
Publish yr note: First released 1991
Discover hovering sandstone cliffs, historical rock-art, sun-baked wasteland, and open woodlands of pinyon and juniper. up to date path and campground details are featured during this moment variation and 124 various hikes are distinctive. contains descriptions of wasteland geology, crops and animals, and a topographic map for every hike.