Download E-books A Geek in Korea: Discovering Asia's New Kingdom of Cool PDF

By Daniel Tudor

For each fan of K-Pop song, Korean Wave dramas and Kimchi—or an individual intrigued via Korea and Korean culture—A Geek in Korea is a hip, new consultant to the land of the Samsung cellphone and Gangnam Style.

Author Dan Tudor first arrived in Korea at the eve of the 2002 international Cup whilst South Korea performed Italy within the finals. What he observed encouraged him to come back and paintings in Korea. He served as The Economist magazine's Korea correspondent for 3 years, and he writes normal columns for the nationwide day-by-day Joongang Ilbo newspaper. alongside the way in which, he has constructed an exceptional love and admiration for Korean tradition and the Korean people.

A Geek in Korea reinvents the tradition advisor for the web age. choked with articles and pictures, it covers all of the touchstones of Korean culture—from Buddhism and Confucianism to chapters at the conventional arts and disciplines like Taekwondo.

Spotlighting the originality and creativity of the Koreans, debunking myths approximately them, and answering nagging questions like why they're so captivated with schooling and success—Tudor has created the fitting ebook for the transforming into ranks of Koreaphiles during this encouraged, insightful, and hugely informative guide.

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Download E-books The Rough Guide to Brazil PDF

By Stephen Keeling

The hot Rough consultant to Brazil is the definitive commute advisor to this attractive state. With in-depth assurance of its various flora and fauna, dynamic towns and exhilarating surroundings (think lush rainforest, thundering waterfalls and the world's top beaches), The tough consultant to Brazil takes you to the main worthwhile spots with beautiful colour images that brings every little thing to existence at the web page.

Discover Brazil's highlights: jaguar-spotting within the Pantanal wetlands, old colonial cities, pearly-white shorelines, the kaleidoscopic Rio Carnaval, Amazonian ecolodges, and the futuristic structure of Brasília. Easy-to-use maps, trustworthy recommendation on tips to get round and insider reports of the simplest inns, eating places, bars, golf equipment and outlets for all budgets make sure that you will not pass over a thing.

Make the main of some time in the world with The tough consultant to Brazil.

About Rough Guides: For thirty years, adventurous tourists have grew to become to Rough Guides for up to date and intuitive info from specialist authors. With opinionated and full of life writing, sincere studies, and a powerful cultural history, Rough Guides trip books carry greater than 2 hundred locations to life.

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Download E-books Exploring Havasupai: A Guide to the Heart of the Grand Canyon PDF

By Greg Witt

Deep within the Grand Canyon lies a spot of unequalled good looks; a spot the place blue-green water cascades over fern-clad cliffs into travertine swimming pools, the place nice blue heron skim canyon streams, and the place significant cottonwoods and swish willows thrive within the color of majestic sandstone cliffs. Havasupai is a paradise enveloped in a single of the earth's so much rugged and parched landscapes. The Havasupai Tribe hasn't ever marketed its canyon and hasn't ever counseled a guidebook to organize viewers for a trip into the center of the Grand Canyon — in the past. Exploring Havasupai is the basic vacation spot consultant for these traveling the realm. The guidebook is full of insider guidance, interesting historical past, and crucial details. It identifies many new hikes, mines, springs and historic websites by no means sooner than printed in a Grand Canyon or Havasupai guidebook. info on canyon geology, climate styles, and the original natural world upload intensity to a hiker's adventure. Exploring Havasupai contains specified maps, path descriptions, gorgeous full-color photos, and interesting historic insights. this can be the must-have advisor for canyon viewers, no matter if arriving via helicopter, on horseback, or on foot.

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Download E-books Backpacking Idaho: From Alpine Peaks to Desert Canyons PDF

By Douglas Lorain

An almost undiscovered backpacking paradise, Idaho has quite a few barren region parts of mind-boggling dimension. Backpackers can locate whole solitude, natural world, and a few of North America's most eminent surroundings. Idaho's mountains additionally boast nice climate -- fewer thunderstorms than the valuable Rockies, much less rain than Oregon and Washington, and cooler summer time temperatures than California.

Backpacking Idaho takes you to what writer Doug Lorain calls a "Shangri-la" for backpackers. within the craggy Selkirk Mountains you can find lush forests, small cirque lakes, and jagged granite peaks. look ahead to ospreys, river otters, and belted kingfishers within the fast Selway River. discover 1000's of miles of trails within the lightly rolling forested hills in north-central Idaho, or head to Hell's Canyon, the private gorge in North the USA, the place you can find either alpine tundra and cactus-studded barren region.

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Download E-books Sitting Up with the Dead: A Storied Journey through the American South PDF

By Pamela Petro

For the 1st time in paperback, an acclaimed examine the yankee South during the lenses of its so much acclaimed storytellers and their tales.

Rarely does a nonfiction paintings come alongside that's as unique and fresh as Sitting Up with the Dead. the following, take a journey with Pamela Petro as she embarks on a sequence of highway journeys throughout the states of the outdated South to assemble its tales and meet its tellers of conventional stories. a few of them are neighborhood celebrities, others nationwide treasures. between them are Ray Hicks, a countrywide historical past Fellow; Kathryn Windham, the “ghost lady”; Nancy Basket, a kudzu paper-maker; Colonel Rod, self-proclaimed “Florida cracker”; and Grammy Award-winner David Holt. You stumble upon plat-eyes and boo-hags, Jack the trickster and Brer Rabbit, mule eggs, making a song turtles, conversing corpses, and flying Africans from the ocean islands of South Carolina.

Stories give you the connective tissue of the South, linking the previous with the current. They subscribe to groups as frequent because the coastal plains of the Carolinas and Georgia, the swamps of the Gulf Coast, and the mountains and valleys of Appalachia. As noticeably American as jazz, they combination cultures and oral traditions as diversified as these of southern England, eire, West Africa, and local the United States. They include bits of lived heritage, either from ahead of the Civil battle and after. In Sitting Up with the Dead, Pamela Petro deals a paradoxical wake for the timeless physique of the outdated South, to listen to its truths and ponder its powerful afterlife within the tallest, “lyingest,” so much fruitful, and so much haunting of its tales.

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Download E-books Vintage Modern Knits: Contemporary Designs Using Classic Techniques PDF

By Kate Gagnon Osborn

Inspired via conventional knits, up-and-coming designers Kate Gagnon Osborn and Courtney Kelley placed their very own modern spin on knitting in Vintage glossy Knits.

Vintage glossy Knits beneficial properties a number of various conventional techniques-cables, reasonable Isle, lace, colorwork, and extra- all showcased in smooth, sumptuous initiatives which are enjoyable to knit or even extra enjoyable to put on. Divided into 3 sections (Vintage female, Rustic Weekend, and wintry weather Harbor), classic sleek showcases adapted strains, shut healthy, and easy-to put on type. those vintage, but modern initiatives are absolute to improve any knitter's dresser and be fashionable for years to come.

Projects variety from quickly mittens, hats, shawls, and scarves to comfortable cardigans and pullovers in a number of knitting suggestions. From vintage designs with fashion-forward colour schemes to funky cable sweaters for weekend dwelling, each one development takes its suggestion from vintage silhouettes and provides up to date twists for precise must-have pieces.

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Download E-books Lonely Planet Discover San Francisco (Travel Guide) PDF

By Alison Bing, Mariella Krause

Lonely Planet: The world's prime go back and forth advisor publisher

Lonely Planet observe San Francisco is your passport to the entire such a lot proper and up to date suggestion on what to determine, what to bypass, and what hidden discoveries watch for you. Watch fog creep underneath the Golden Gate Bridge, trip a cable motor vehicle earlier stately Victorians, or style the easiest of California delicacies on the Ferry construction; all together with your relied on trip spouse. realize the simplest of San Francisco and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet observe San Francisco:

  • Full-color maps and photographs all through
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  • Essential info at your fingertips - together with hours of operation, mobilephone numbers, web content, transit counsel, and costs
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - together with consuming, napping, sight-seeing, going out, purchasing, and hidden gemstones that almost all guidebooks pass over
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and extra worthwhile trip event - together with historical past, paintings, literature, leisure, tune, structure, politics, food, drink, and extra
  • Free, handy pull-out San Francisco map (included in print version), plus over 30 colour local maps
  • Useful features - together with Walking excursions, Month-by-Month (annual pageant calendar), and Travel with Kids
  • Coverage of North seashore, Chinatown, Downtown, Civic heart, The undertaking, SoMa, The Castro, Russian Hill, The Haight, Hayes Valley, the jetty, Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Park, and extra

The excellent selection: Lonely Planet notice San Francisco, our easy-to-use consultant, is ideal for tourists who search the preferred points of interest a vacation spot has to provide. packed with inspiring and colourful pictures, this advisor makes a speciality of the simplest of the easiest.

  • Looking for a complete consultant that recommends a variety of reviews, either well known and offbeat, and commonly covers all the city's neighborhoods? try out Lonely Planet's San Francisco guide. Or try out Lonely Planet's Pocket San Francisco, a handy-sized consultant concerned about the can't-miss attractions for a fast journey.
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Authors: Written and researched via Lonely Planet, Mariella Krause, Alison Bing, and John A Vlahides.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has turn into the world's best go back and forth consultant writer with guidebooks to each vacation spot on the earth, in addition to an award-winning site, a collection of cellular and electronic commute items, and a committed visitor group. Lonely Planet's challenge is to permit curious tourists to event the realm and to really get to the guts of the areas they locate themselves in.

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'Lonely Planet. it really is on everyone's bookshelves; it truly is in each traveller's palms. it is on cellphones. it is on the net. it really is far and wide, and it really is telling whole generations of individuals how one can trip the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

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Download E-books Lonely Planet Scotland's Highlands & Islands (Travel Guide) PDF

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet: The world's best trip consultant publisher

Lonely Planet Scotland's Highlands & Islands is your passport to the main appropriate, up to date recommendation on what to determine and bypass, and what hidden discoveries watch for you. realize thousands of sorts of whisky, take the problem of jogging the West Highland method and savor a few of Europe's such a lot sought-after seafood; all along with your relied on shuttle better half. Get to the center of Scotland's Highlands & Islands and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Scotland's Highlands & Islands commute Guide:

  • Full-colour maps and photographs all through
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  • Honest reports for all budgets - consuming, snoozing, sight-seeing, going out, buying, hidden gem stones that the majority guidebooks omit
  • Cultural insights provide you with a richer, extra profitable go back and forth adventure - heritage, Highland tradition, panorama, natural world, foodstuff & drink, castles, lochs & mountains, islands
  • Over 30 color maps
  • Covers Inverness, the Highlands, Orkney & Shetland, the West Highland manner and extra

The excellent selection: Lonely Planet Scotland's Highlands & Islands, our such a lot complete advisor to the zone, is ideal for either exploring best attractions and taking roads much less travelled.

  • Looking for extra large insurance? try out Lonely Planet's Scotland consultant for a complete examine the entire nation has to provide.

Authors: Written and researched through Lonely Planet, Neil Wilson, Andy Symington

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has develop into the world's prime shuttle media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning web site, cellular and electronic go back and forth items, and a devoted visitor neighborhood. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but additionally permits curious visitors to get off crushed paths to appreciate extra of the tradition of the locations within which they locate themselves.

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Download E-books Special Events: Creating and Sustaining a New World for Celebration, (7th Edition) PDF

Delivering a accomplished advisor to figuring out, making plans, selling, and generating targeted occasions, this 7th version of Special occasions, seventh Edition describes the speculation and perform of all features of occasion administration. Written for present and destiny occasion leaders, the textual content maintains to extend its emphasis at the growing to be globalization of the occupation, considering the abilities leaders have to care for different cultures, societies, and enterprise practices to plot and convey profitable occasions. New insurance contains sustainability, know-how, security/risk administration, and the influence of social media on occasions and occasion advertising. 15 all-new case reviews were integrated, in addition to a quick word list of phrases on the finish of every bankruptcy to extra outline the phrases utilized in the bankruptcy.

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