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The Happy Traveler: Unpacking the Secrets of Better Vacations

Less expensive than a course or consultation with a mental health professional. Happiness junkies may find the book filled with practical advice and exercises. Others may wonder if it's just psychobabble for the insecure.

The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod's Atlantic Shore

This beautiful book is to be savored in small bites by anyone yet to visit the Cape, and swallowed whole by those who love it as much as Finch does.

Walking with Ramona: Exploring Beverly Cleary's Portland

A quick but fascinating read loaded with details that make it ideal for fans of the author, this title may have a limited audience, but its charm is as heart-warming as Cleary's creations.

Last-Minute Travel Secrets: 121 Ingenious Tips To Endure Cramped Planes, Car Trouble, Awful Hotels, and Other Trips from Hell

The author may have missed his calling. As a stand-up comedian with a suitcase full of tennis balls, maxipads, and pantyhose he'd be a hit for sure.

The World: A Traveller's Guide to the Planet

This first edition was produced by the Australia-based office of the publisher; readers may find that the work's focus differs from their own perception of what is best in a given country. An excellent guide for the world's least-visited destinations.

Postcards from Route 66: The Ultimate Collection from America's Main Street

The book is a curiosity, in the shape of a gigantic postcard, and is a hefty one-inch thick. Of interest to fans of America's historical highways.

Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Adventures

Lonely Planet guide fans will love this weighty compilation of ideas for their next exciting travel experience.

The Oldest Post Office in the World: And Other Scottish Oddities

Considered a popular veteran outdoor and travel writer in Scotland, Brown has a chatty style and charming sense of humor, which make his book an enjoyable armchair read. However, it will have limited appeal owing to its narrow focus.

A People's Guide to Los Angeles

A unique guide for those in search of a significant exploration of Los Angeles's diverse populations and their struggles. Recommended for both academic and general readers interested in Southern California history and travel information.

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