RV Vacations For Dummies

Author: Dennis C. Brewer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119560179

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 448

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Get ready to take your vacation on the road! Vacations go by in a flash. With all the frantic travel arrangements, hotels bookings, and racing from place to place, it’s a wonder they’re considered a vacation at all! A great way to slow down and fully experience the sights is to hit the open road from the comfort of an RV. In this fully accessible book, you’ll find the basics of what you need to know to get the most out of your RV vacation experience, including how to buy or rent an RV, safety best practices, and tips and tricks for planning the trip of your dreams. If you are planning a summer long adventure or simply a short weekend getaway, with this book you will discover proven ideas to keep your trip on track. Even if you’ve never vacationed on wheels, you’ll get a handle on the latest functions of RVs and the hottest RV vacation destinations. Whether you beach it, climb a mountain, or anything in between, the handy checklists and reminders inside help you to stay on course and rev up the best vacation you’ve ever had! Choose your RV Pick a great vacation destination What to know before you go Decide what items to bring Outline your route and outfit your vehicle Building an on-the-road budget Whether you want to rent or buy, an epic RV vacation is at your fingertips!
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Cruise Vacations For Dummies 2007

Author: Heidi Sarna,Matt Hannafin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470106255

Category: Travel

Page: 480

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Listen to a free companion podcast! On a cruise vacation, getting there is half the fun—or more. Even if you’re a land lubber, this guide will get you ready and eager to set sail. You’ll learn what to expect and how to enjoy every minute—on board or in port. As the authors write, “The captain does the driving, the chef does the cooking, the bartenders do the pouring, and the stewards make your bed.” You unpack once and then relax and enjoy. Discover how to pick the cruise for you and choose great things to do, with: Reviews of the best cruise lines and specifics such as the best ships for families, best romantic cruises, best party cruises, best small ship cruises, and more Overviews of popular cruise ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, the Mediterranean, the Mexican Riviera, Hawaii, and New England and Eastern Canada Special icons that point out Bargain Alerts, Heads Ups (warnings about tourists traps, unsafe neighborhoods, etc.), and Kid-Friendly options Info on onboard entertainment and activities, food, spa offerings, shopping, gambling, and children’s activities Recommendations on the top attractions and best shore excursions at popular ports Details on everything from passport requirements to packing tips, and from embarkation day to clearing customs Like every For Dummies travel guide, Cruise Vacations For Dummies 2007 helps you make the most of your vacation. It includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice Info on the best ships for every budget Tips on sightseeing at ports of call Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages Whether you’re looking for adventure on the high seas or laid-back fun in the sun, get your sea legs and get set for smooth sailing with this friendly guide.
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Boston For Dummies

Author: Marie Morris

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470177276

Category: Travel

Page: 289

View: 8122

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Boston offers a unique blend of traditional and trendy…old and new, with ultramodern skyscrapers towering beside colonial historical sites. Whether you want to explore incredible museums or shop tempting boutiques, take in a game or take a cruise, this book points the way with info on: Attractions for history lovers, sports lovers, and food lovers Seven great itineraries and four fun day trips Public Garden, the first botanical garden in the U.S., legendary Fenway Park, Longfellow National Historic Site, and more All kinds of restaurants, ranging from local seafood and pizza favorites and ethnic eateries to elegant, high-end dining and unique neighborhood cafes Shopping in stores that range from cheap to chic, boho to bourgeois, including Newbury Street, the “rodeo Drive of New England” Walking the 3-mile Freedom Trail, Harvard Square, Commonwealth Avenue, or around Walden Pond Taking in fantastic live performances or relaxing in fun pubs and bars Like every For Dummies travel guide, Boston For Dummies, 4th Edition, 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 Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages With this friendly guide, you’ll enjoy a Boston vacation that suits you, whether that’s exploring the old or celebrating the new.
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Caribbean For Dummies

Author: Darwin Porter,Danforth Prince

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471962511

Category: Travel

Page: 550

View: 3432

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From a pulsing reggae beat to the waves lapping the beach, volcanoes to casinos, all kinds of water sports to great golf and tennis, the Caribbean has something to delight any traveler. Whether you’re looking for an active adventure or a relaxing escape, a spectacular honeymoon suite or a quiet retreat, a ritzy golf resort and spa or a kid-friendly resort, you’ll find it in the Caribbean. This book gives you information on: The most popular islands: Aruba, Barbados, The British Virgin Islands, Grand Cayman, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, Sint Maarten/St. Martin, and The U.S. Virgin Islands Handling your money, including the currency used on each island and tipping recommendations All sorts of accommodations, ranging from a Palladian-style mansion to two-story rondavels designed like Tiki huts on stilts and from a plantation-style retreat to rustic villas The best beaches, including Palm Beach on Aruba, Gold Coast on Barbados Seven Mile Beach on Grand Cayman, Luquillo Beach on Puerto Rico, and more Intriguing ideas for active vacations, including exploring the cunucu by Jeep in Aruba, windsurfing in Barbados, scaling Jamaica’s highest peaks, hiking in a Puerto Rican rainforest, and more Great scuba diving, including wreck diving in Aruba and the British Virgin Islands, the famous Cayman Wall, and more Great golf courses, including some designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., Robert Trent Jones, Jr., and Tom Fazio Where to shop for everything from European china, jewelry, perfumes, and linens to flavored rums, Jamaican coffees, and Puerto Rican carnival masks Like every For Dummies travel guide, Caribbean For Dummies, 4th Edition 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 Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages Fantastic fishing. Incredible snorkeling. Great tennis facilities. Incomparable sailing and windsurfing. Casinos, shows, and discos. Intriguing cuisine, including Nuevo Latino, West Indian, and French plus local fare like cod fritters, conch, and all kinds of seafood concoctions. Beautiful scenery ranging from sandy beaches to jungle-like forests. Sample all the Caribbean has to offer in this friendly guide and then plan your trip and dig in.
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Existentialism For Dummies

Author: Christopher Panza,Gregory Gale

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470436891

Category: Philosophy

Page: 384

View: 3649

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Have you ever wondered what the phrase “God is dead” means? You’ll find out in Existentialism For Dummies, a handy guide to Nietzsche, Sartre, and Kierkegaard’s favorite philosophy. See how existentialist ideas have influenced everything from film and literature to world events and discover whether or not existentialism is still relevant today. You’ll find an introduction to existentialism and understand how it fits into the history of philosophy. This insightful guide will expose you to existentialism’s ideas about the absurdity of life and the ways that existentialism guides politics, solidarity, and respect for others. There’s even a section on religious existentialism. You’ll be able to reviewkey existential themes and writings. Find out how to: Trace the influence of existentialism Distinguish each philosopher’s specific ideas Explain what it means to say that “God is dead” See culture through an existentialist lens Understand the existentialist notion of time, finitude, and death Navigate the absurdity of life Master the art of individuality Complete with lists of the ten greatest existential films, ten great existential aphorisms, and ten common misconceptions about existentialism, Existentialism For Dummies is your one-stop guide to a very influential school of thought.
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Annuities For Dummies

Author: Kerry Pechter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118051939

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 360

View: 8851

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Why look into annuities? If you’re a Baby Boomer with little or no pension and most of your money in low-interest savings accounts, an annuity may be the key to a secure and comfortable retirement. How can you find out whether an annuity is right for you? Read Annuities For Dummies, 3rd Edition. This completely revised and updated, plain-English guide is packed with the latest information on choosing the best annuity for your retirement needs. You’ll find out exactly what annuities are, whether they’re the right financial vehicle for you, and which of the many annuity options might have your name on it. You’ll learn the ins and outs of using annuities to fund your retirement years, figure out whether to stress investments with insurance or insurance with investments, and find out how the right combination of annuities can help you squeeze more income out of your savings that any other financial tool. Discover how to: Identify the main types of annuities Weigh the pros and cons of annuities for yourself Minimize the complexity and cost of your annuity investment Figure out how much money to commit Avoid common annuity pitfalls Create an income you can’t outlive The time to start securing your financial future is now. Annuities For Dummies, 3rd Edition, gives you knowledge, insider tips, and expert advice you need to make your money do its best for you.
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Anthropology For Dummies

Author: Cameron M. Smith

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470507691

Category: Social Science

Page: 388

View: 6510

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Covers the latest competing theories in the field Get a handle on the fundamentals of biological and cultural anthropology When did the first civilizations arise? How many human languages exist? The answers are found in anthropology - and this friendly guide explains its concepts in clear detail. You'll see how anthropology developed as a science, what it tells us about our ancestors, and how it can help with some of the hot-button issues our world is facing today. Discover: How anthropologists learn about the past Humanity's earliest activities, from migration to civilization Why our language differs from other animal communication How to find a career in anthropology
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Alaska For Dummies

Author: Charles P. Wohlforth

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471945552

Category: Travel

Page: 428

View: 5665

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A collection of lively, user-friendly travel guides provides accurate, up-to-date information and expert, opinionated advice on a wide range of travel destinations, landmarks, accommodations, and eateries, furnishing convenient full-color maps, quick-reference pointers, worksheets and checklists, and icons indicating child-friendly facts, travel tips and warnings, special bargains, and more.
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