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Hello fellow traveler! Congratulations on choosing Seoul as your next destination where you can enjoy one of the best subway (or metro, depending on where you come from) systems in the world, rated by CNN and Jalopnik (some name-dropping right here). What makes Seoul’s subway stand out? Maybe it is the cutting-edge technology like 4G LTE, WiFi, DMB, WiBro you can use while riding on it, but 11 million people who visited Korea last year (2015) can agree that:
-It is punctual, safe, and so well-connected to cover every corner of the city. You can...
A teacher realizes that her retirement money will not be sufficient to live in the United States. This 62 year old single woman quits her job, sells everything, and retires to Costa Rica with only two suitcases. The warmth and generosity of the Costa Rican people make her transition one that enriches her life. Learning the new customs and becoming an adopted member of a Costa Rican family adds to the experience in wonderful and exciting ways! There are many stories of the lives of the Ticos and expats that she meets along the way through these adventures and tales of daily life in this...
Vien and her husband Hermann ventured on another road trip, this time in New Zealand, "The Land of the Long White Cloud". They lived in a camper van (except for the first four nights staying with friends in Auckland), staying from one camp to another as they worked their way down from central North Island to the South Island. They explored parts of the country's unique and diverse natural wonders - beaches, waterfalls, lakes, thermal features, rain forests, volcanoes, glaciers and fiords. In between, they visited historic towns, tasted the local food and experienced the local Maori culture....
Tired of seeing Britain continually attacked by the media, politicians and the British themselves, Steven Primrose-Smith wants to see it for himself. All 97 counties of it! Surely it can't be as bad as everyone tells him.
After twenty years living abroad, he thinks the time is right to search his homeland for the best of British using new eyes, those of a foreign tourist, and in the only way he knows how – by bicycle. Armed with a list of recommendations gathered from friends and strangers alike and the most spontaneous of routes, he pedals 5,000 miles through damp English country lanes,...
This is the new expanded version of this book. The size has almost doubled with the addition of a special "Expatriate Essential Knowledge Base." This should be especially helpful to new retirees or to those considering retiring to Sonora or any location in Mexico.
We are exploring different places to retire in Mexico. In this volume we visit the State of Sonora in the Northwestern part of the country. Sonora is the second largest state in Mexico.
There are four major retirement areas in Sonora. They are, Kino Bay, San Carlos, Alamos and Puerto Penasco or Rocky Point. Each community has its...
Thinking about living on a sailboat?
Knowing how to sail a catamaran boat is not enough to ensure a healthy and comfortable lifestyle on it.
This book includes tips and advice about food, shelter and security when living on a catamaran. It is meant to be a quick read that will get you thinking about the things you need to take into account before moving on board.
Dublin is a wonderful place to live and work. Experience this through the eyes of Donal, a wannabe Irish man. He loved the place so much that he moved here, from London, in the middle of the recession hit 1980’s.You are transposed to a bar stool, a cafe seat or the office water cooler, observing a host of idiosyncratic characters at close quarters.
Working for an IT multinational company, he’s trying to sell computers to Dubliners. That’s not easy. If he doesn’t close a big deal with his customer, the bank, by the end of the year he’ll be on the boat back home. You’ll meet Harry, the sales...
Afghanistan is a land of conflict and massive human needs, but it is much more than that. A place of veiled beauty, its people are resilient with deeply held traditions, generous hospitality, and a sense of leeriness toward the West. In the summer of 2004, humanitarian aid worker Matthew Collins, his wife Christine, and their one-year-old daughter Ellie moved to Afghanistan. This memoir describes their first three years trying to make a difference in this incredible country. From harrowing moments of danger, to light-hearted and heartbreaking cultural encounters, they learn to overcome the...
Improve your comprehension, grow your vocabulary and ignite your imagination with these unconventional Italian short stories!
This is Volume 2 of the international bestseller, featuring 8 brand new stories!
In this book you will find:
Short stories from a variety of compelling genres, from science fiction and crime to history and thriller, so you’ll have great fun reading, whilst learning a wide range of new vocabulary and rapidly improving your Italian comprehension!
Stories which are broken down into manageable chapters, so you always make progress with the story and feel a sense of...
From Sara Alexi, one of Amazon.co.uk's top literary fiction writers comes this empowering addition to her Greek Village Collection ...
Abby, 17, storms out of the house and boards a flight to Greece, but gets hopelessly lost and ends up in the wrong village.
Alone, with very little money, no Greek and no way to contact her friend Jackie, who has lined up a bar job for her, Abby finds she has to stand on her own two feet for the first time…
She meets Stella, who runs the local ouzeri - a rough and ready eatery were farmers gather to drink and take refuge from their domestic lives.