The Rough Guide to First Time Europe 6 (Rough Guide Travel Guides) (Paperback)

By Doug Lansky

Rough Guides, 9781843534075, 384pp.

Publication Date: May 30, 2005

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (2/4/2013)
Paperback (2/4/2013)
Paperback (4/28/2003)

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If you''re planning a trip to Europe, the Rough Guide to First-Time Europe is an essential pre-departure guide. Packed with invaluable information, this guide makes preparation and planning simple and enjoyable - and saves you money along the way. The Rough Guide contains expert advice on finding the cheapest flights, choosing the best rail pass, planning your itinerary, budgeting and packing wisely. This new edition also contains a full-colour introductory section bringing the sights to life and a full profile on each country. For the inexperienced traveller the guide also offers tips on coping with public transport, language barriers and working in Europe.

About the Author

Doug Lansky, a writer and a traveler, has chronicled his travels around the world in his hilarious and vividly descriptive column, The Vagabond. His travels have included cruising up the Amazon on a cargo ship; living and blowgun hunting with Jaguar Indians in Peru; buying a horse and riding it to Colombia; hitchhiking through Syria and Jordan, where he befriended sergeants in the Iraqi military; riding a camel across the desert in India; and sailing down the Nile. Lansky's articles have appeared in Spy and Might magazines as well as in numerous major US daily newspapers. He is also the coauthor of How to Survive High School with Minimal Brain Damage, published when he was just sixteen years old.