Some travel guides tell you where to go, but this one tells you how to go and prepares you for the unexpected. Among the many topics covered in this miscellany, here are the world's 27 most common travel scams, the fascinating history of hot air balloons, everyday gestures that are offensive in foreign cultures, and tips on how to avoid a hippopotamus attack. Practical yet witty, the articles are accompanied by illustrations, infographics, maps, and charts.
The Wayfarer's Handbook: A Field Guide for the Independent Traveler
Author: Evan S. Rice.