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Kick start your travel planning with this guide / travel narrative. The author seeks to unravel our world's most unique locations, untainted by mass tourism.

Explore over twenty-five amazing destinations with a focus on hiking and cultural sites. Trek through untouched valleys with more sheep than people in the blustery Faroe Islands. Feel the heat of an ancient Buddhist f
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Kindle Edition, 329 pages
Published November 22nd 2018 by Nancy O'Hare
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Kat
May 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Nancy O’Hare was pursuing a successful career in finance after earning an executive MBA when the pull of leading a simpler, healthier lifestyle took her to discover different cultures across foreign lands. She never looked back. Searching for Unique, O’Hare’s second book is a sincere effort at creating a well-informed travel to remote, challenging places.

The matter-of-fact narrative takes readers to heartwarming journey across exotic lands while exploring different social causes: affordable hou
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Bryanna Plog
Feb 13, 2019 rated it liked it
The author has a plethora of travel stories to share with the reader, but I’m not sure this should be read cover to cover like I did. It is more a guide, a coffee table book and the book blurb describes it well as “bite-sized narratives and on-the-ground travel advice.” The photos inside are exceptional as well, and add to the sense of place. The narratives do have good descriptions of the diverse places this book takes you, but the stories didn’t move me, didn’t have a beginning, middle, and en ...more
Jennie Rosenblum
Dec 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is the second travel guide by this author that I have had the pleasure of reading. The author lives the idea of experiencing new lands as a traveler instead of just a tourist. This volume takes us into the world of adventurous hikes, little-known festivals and Ancient Temples as well as Modern Metropolises. While most of these may not appear in anyone’s tops lists they are well worth your time and effort to discover. It also took me to countries where I have little knowledge i.e.: Bhutan, M ...more
Amy Shannon
Feb 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
A Grand Adventure

O’Hare pens an adventurous journey in Searching for Unique. This is the first book of this author's that I've read. The title brings the reader in, but it is an unexpected and wondrous adventure. The journey is done by hiking and visiting unchartered areas, and the reader goes right along with the author. The adventure itself must've been enchanting and captivating. I wasn't there, but I'm really glad that the author took this reader along, even if on a virtual journey. The auth
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Nancy O’Hare is the author of two travel books, Dust in My Pack and Searching for Unique. Nancy writes about our world's most unique destinations alongside her husband whose photography exposes remarkable landscapes and intriguing cultures. She had a career in finance for nearly twenty years, living and working across five continents, before switching to write about her true passion of exploring l ...more

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