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Sustainable Travel For Dummies

How to travel lightly across planet Earth Sustainable Travel For Dummies is for travelers of all ages and budgets who want to reduce their carbon footprints, respect and protect the planet, contribute to local economies, and incorporate conservation into their travel experiences. That’s you! This easy-to-read guide shows you what sustainable travel is, why it’s important, and how to do it—with no travel shaming. Award-winning travel journalist Lee Mylne brings a global perspective on fun ways to travel responsibly. A must-have resource for globetrotters and for those whose travels keep them close to home, this book covers alternative transportation, unique accommodations, fulfilling cultural experiences, everything else the eco-savvy traveler needs to know. Discover how to plan eco-friendly trips to destinations near and far Reduce your carbon footprint while still enjoying life-affirming experiences Learn about alternative methods of transportation and sustainable accommodations Gain cultural awareness and get fun ideas for making the most of your travel Sustainable Travel For Dummies is an inspiring read for travelers who are new to sustainable and ethical travel and seeking practical tips for eco-conscious wandering.

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Budget Travel For Dummies

Tips and tricks for stretching your travel budget all the way around the world Budget Travel For Dummies will help you plan your next vacation and make it affordable, with tips on how to maximize your budget and squeeze amazing experiences out of every penny. Written by a travel expert who has visited 60 countries across 6 continents, this book will help you find the best deals, including cheap flights and accommodations. You’ll learn how to pick a destination, set and stick to a budget, minimize bank and credit card fees, and manage health and travel insurance. For the adventurer within you, this guide is full of tips on traveling without a plan, living for months with just carry-on luggage, and staying flexible in case you need to change your plans. Yes, you can afford that bucket-list trip. Get insider tips on finding cheaper flights and accommodations Pick destinations and plan once-in-a-lifetime trips that won’t break the bank Learn how to navigate passport and visa issues while abroad Avoid common mistakes that can make travel needlessly expensiveThis book is for anyone who wants to travel, or travel more, but doesn’t have the budget to stay in 5-star resorts. Jump into the adventure you’ve always dreamed of, with Budget Travel For Dummies.

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Solo Travel For Dummies

A friendly resource to help you prepare for exciting domestic or international travel—on your own Solo Travel For Dummies teaches you how to plan the solo trip of a lifetime with must-know info, insider tricks, safety essentials, and more. Whether you’re a seasoned jetsetter or nervous first timer, you’ll learn everything you need to know. Choose your destination, plan a fulfilling itinerary, save money, and stay safe, no matter where in the world you may roam. As a solo traveler, you’ll appreciate this book’s specific tips on how to avoid loneliness, what to do if you get lost, and how to plan ahead so you can enjoy your trip. Tuck this portable Dummies travel guide into your backpack or suitcase, and you’ll be ready for your once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Find expert travel tips for minimizing stress and maximizing enjoyment Learn how to plan the perfect solo itinerary for your goals Discover unique destinations and can't-miss cultural experiences Get expert tips on safety, budgeting, and so much more!Solo Travel For Dummies is for anyone who needs a trusted, comprehensive source of information as they prepare to travel independently.

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Airbnb For Dummies

Turn to the most-trusted guide to get started on your Airbnb adventure Airbnb For Dummies is here to help you prep your property and post your first listing on the wildly popular short-term rental site. Even if you don’t have a house, you can become an Airbnb host. A spare room at your place, a camper, a boat, a treehouse, a castle—you can turn just about anything into an Airbnb and earn additional income hosting guests. You can even offer tours around your hometown. This comprehensive resource helps you make your goals a reality, with details on how to get set up and navigate the platform and where to turn for info on local short-term rental rules, plus all the post-pandemic changes to travel and to Airbnb’s policies. Learn to attract adventurers from far and wide, with help from For Dummies experts. Decide whether becoming an Airbnb host is right for you Create an appealing listing on the Airbnb site and attract guests Host experiences and ensure the health and safety of guests Get positive reviews and improve your property’s visibilityThis book is especially for you, the first-time Airbnb host in need of a guide for creating a listing, keeping up a property, and attracting guests.

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New York City For Dummies

From soaring skyscrapers to rumbling subways, power shopping to bargain-hunting, world-renowned restaurants to neighborhood delis and pizzerias, majestic cathedrals to Times Square—New York has it all. Chances are you can't do it all, but this friendly guide helps you take a big bite out of the Big Apple. Written by a longtime local, New York City For Dummies covers all the highlights of this fast-changing city, with recommendations in every price category. Insightful commentary and opinionated reviews. New York City for Dummies includes a shopper's guide, featuring trendy areas like SoHo, NoHo, and NoLita. It also contains information about free attractions, including the Staten Island ferry. Sample itineraries help you to make the most of your trip With information on "must see" attractions like the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and Central Park, places to take the kids, an insider's look at the nightlife, tips on getting discount tickets to popular shows, and a Quick Concierge with all kinds of info, this guide will have you saying, "I love New York."

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Scotland For Dummies

Enjoy sightseeing and shopping in bustling Edinburgh and Glasgow or explore unspoiled scenery and welcoming towns in the Hebridean Islands, Southern Scotland, Tayside, and the Northeast. Go from the Highlands to the Lowlands. Hike, canoe, or just relax at Loch Lomand. This friendly guide gives you the scoop on: Edinburgh Old Town, with its intriguing winding alleyways Accommodations that range from sumptuous 17th century hotel furnished with Gothic antiques to a secluded seaside escape, and from a 17th century laird's house to a sleek, modern and minimalist hotel Enjoying a pint of lager in a rustic pub where the barmen wear kilts and you don't tip or touring distinctive distilleries Cathedrals, castles and historic sites like the Calanais Standing Stones (the "Scottish Stonehenge"), Edinburgh Castle that holds the historic Stone of Destiny and Scotland's crown jewels, Doune Castle, made famous by the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Glasgow Cathedral Storied golf courses such as Muirfield, Royal Troon, and St. Andrews in the country credited with developing the sport Touring Sir Walter Scott's mansion, Abbotsford, with it's incredible library, relics, and mementos, or paying homage to poet Robert Burns at numerous sites Shopping for everything from fine wool knits to Caithness glass paper weights to Edinburgh Crystal to tartans and kilts to Highland Stoneware Like every For Dummies travel guide, Scotland For Dummies includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn't miss - and what you can skip The best hotels and restaurants for every budget Whether you're looking for fun nightlife or the legendary Loch Ness monster...whether you want to explore art galleries and museums or walk craggy seacoasts, this guide gives you the flavor of Scotland so enchantingly you can almost hear the bagpipes.

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Italy For Dummies

Detailed itineraries show you how to see the highlights, whether your vacation lasts one week or two, you're traveling with children, or you're a history buff looking for a fix of archaeological Italy. Bargain alerts tip you off to time-saving insider details–like which sight passes grant you free access to others–so more of your money stays where you want it. Not all Italian pizzas, pastas, and wines are created equally; Italy for Dummies steers you in all the right culinary directions.

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Alaska For Dummies

A friendly travel guide that makes preparing for an Alaskan adventure easier than ever  Alaska has 100,000 glaciers and 10 million lakes. Wildlife roams freely across vast spaces, unfettered by fences or roads. With so many opportunities to experience real wilderness and enjoy outdoor activities, you can’t see or do it all, but you can make the most of your time with Alaska For Dummies, an accessible yet comprehensive guide to America's Last Frontier.   Inside you’ll discover:  Anchorage and road trips from Anchorage  Southeast Alaska, including Juneau, Skagway, and Sitka  Bush Alaska, with coverage of fascinating places in the Arctic  Options for visiting by cruise ship  Ways to travel to Alaska and how to get around once you’re there  Tips for booking accommodations and finding the best deals  Five great itineraries that touch on Alaska’s best destinations  The best places to see marine mammals, birds, humpback whales, black, brown, or polar bears, and other wildlife  The best gold rush towns, including Fairbanks, Juneau, Skagway, and Nome, where the free-wheeling frontier spirit abides today  Ten questions to ask an Alaskan (like, “Why is the capital in a city you can’t drive to?”)  And lots more      Alaska For Dummies contains down-to-earth trip-planning advice, what you shouldn't miss (and what you can skip), the best hotels and restaurants for every budget, and an appendix with a directory of facts, phone numbers, and website addresses you’ll want to keep handy. Get your own copy to plan the adventure of a lifetime. 

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Ireland For Dummies, 6th Edition

Explore the Emerald Isle in style! From its fascinating history and friendly people to its stunningly beautiful landscapes, Ireland has it all. Take in breathtaking clifftop views or heather-covered hills. Play championship golf courses or explore ancient castles. Enjoy Celtic music and a pint of Guinness at local pubs. Visit cosmopolitan Dublin, hot-and-happening Belfast, or quaint villages. With this friendly guide, you'll enjoy the best of Ireland. Open the book and find: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn't miss ―and what you can skip The best hotels and restaurants for every budget Lots of detailed maps

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Hawaii For Dummies

For Dummies Travel guides are the ultimate user-friendly trip planners, combining the broad appeal and time-tested features of the For Dummies series with up-to-the-minute advice and information from the experts at Frommer's. Our authors make sure that you'll truly experience the spirit of aloha. With Hawaii for Dummies in hand, you'll know where to find secluded beaches; the best outfitters to choose for everything from diving to deep-sea fishing; and where to find the top galleries and shops. Inside you'll also find extensive coverage of the best hotels for every budget; information on where to sip a mai tai or a cup of Kona Joe; and valuable advice on finding the best airfares and package deals. Whether you want to watch the fiery spectacle at the Big Island's volcano, play a challenging round of golf, snorkel with sea turtles, or simply kick back to watch the sunset, this guide will help you find your island paradise.

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