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1. 202 Tips Even the Best Business Travelers May Not Know
by Christopher J. McGinnis

Offering much-needed relief for the travel-weary businessperson, this fast-paced, portable reference helps readers master the art of packing, international travel, hotel and airport survival, money management, travel safety, and much more.
Published by McGraw-Hill Trade (April 1, 1994)
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2. I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away
by Bill Bryson

Inside the book flap: “After two decades in England, Bill Bryson has relocated to Hanover, New Hampshire. In this collection (drawn from dispatches for London's Night & Day magazine), he's writing from home, in close proximity to wife and family. We find a happy marriage between humor and reflection as he assesses life both in New England and in the contemporary United States. With the telescopic perspective of one who's stepped out of the American mainstream and come back after 20 years, Bryson aptly holds the mirror up to U.S. culture, capturing its absurdities--such as hotlines for dental floss, the cult of the lawsuit, and strange American injuries such as those sustained from pillows and beds. ‘In the time it takes you to read this,’ he writes, ‘four of my fellow citizens will somehow manage to be wounded by their bedding.’”
Published by Broadway (Reprint edition (June 6,)
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3. Robert Young Pelton's The World's Most Dangerous Places
by Robert Young Pelton

An encyclopedia on the "World's Most Dangerous Places," this book provides a wealth of information for anyone interested in traveling or working off the beaten path.
Published by Collins (2003)
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-> Josh on 11-29-06:
Great for the adventurous traveler!


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1. Airtreks.com
2. Eagle Creek's "Pack Like a Pro"
3. Escape Artist.com
4. Excess Baggage Shipping
5. Infoplease - a good online atlas
6. International SOS
7. Malaria Prevention in Travelers
8. Mission2go
9. MissionTravel.org - Discount Airfare for Missions
10. Oanda - The Currency Site
11. Raptim International Travel
12. Seat Guru
13. Serving Those Who Serve
14. SkyAuction.com
15. Travel Tips from the CDC
16. TravelSense.org
17. Vaccinations for Travelers

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