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How to Travel Practically Anywhere

3.03  ·  Rating Details ·  32 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
An essential guide for today's traveler: timesaving tips to navigate, book, and troubleshoot your travel planning, on and off the Web.

If you’ve ever tried to find a sale fare you saw advertised for a flight, only to turn up much higher prices, or discovered that the hotel you booked wasn’t exactly “steps away from the ocean,” you know that the do-it-yourself era of travel
Paperback, 336 pages
Published April 5th 2006 by Mariner Books (first published January 1st 2006)
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Parrish Glover
Aug 01, 2015 Parrish Glover rated it liked it
This review covers the 2006 edition, purchased and read on paper.

In a travel book, I look for one of things: inspiration of where to go or what to do, motivation to get off my ass and explore, or useful tips and advice to make the journey smoother. Stellin's book is moderately useful in this third category, which was its purpose.

The book sat on my shelf for years, so some links are dead and some methodologies have changed. Information about travel forums or chat rooms is outdated and the book ca
May 02, 2012 Lucy rated it liked it
I was skeptical that advice on self-service travel could possibly fill a book of this length, but as soon as I started reading this, I was taking copious notes on resources I had been previously unaware of, especially in terms of planning just-in-case scenarios and finding English-language advice from locals.
Aug 08, 2008 Kim rated it liked it
This a good travel guide book for breaking out of your general travel rut and learning tips and tricks for traveling on a budget. It didn't have any earth shattering new techniques, but did get some good websites and references for trying out new ways to budget travel.
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Feb 01, 2017 Jennifer Hughes rated it really liked it
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I skimmed this and thought it had some really helpful information. If I take a big trip in the future I'd like to come back and go through some sections in detail.
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Although it read a bit like a textbook at times, this book was full of valuable information, especially for those of us who get to travel abroad but rarely. I will definitely be making notes!
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Some airport tricks and hotel websites I didn't know of before.. a good reference.
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Susan Stellin is freelance reporter who has contributed to The New York Times and other publications for more than 15 years. In 2014, she and her partner Graham MacIndoe were awarded a fellowship from The Alicia Patterson Foundation for their project American Exile. Previously she worked as an editor at The Times and at CNET in San Francisco. Susan has a B.A. in political science from Stanford Uni ...more
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