Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Outside of a Dog, #80

"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." - Groucho Marx

When you look outside and see a blanket of white, what better to do than imagine a vacation in the sunshine? These travel books are interesting and offbeat, and will help take your mind off the bitter cold with great information and photographs.

Mini Mickey: The pocket-sized unofficial guide to Walt Disney World – Bob Sehlinger

We’ve all heard the sound bites from previous Super Bowl winners, and the New Orleans Saints’ Drew Brees is no exception: “I’m going to Disney World!” Travel to the House of Mouse with this small guide and learn the ups, downs, and all-arounds of one of the biggest and best vacation spots.

917.59 M SBL

Ohio Curiosities: quirky characters, roadside oddities, and other offbeat stuff – Sandra Gurvis

Thousands of ears of corn, autographed hot dog buns, and… preserved fingers? These and more weird and wacky stops are yours in the destination to the South (and rival!) state of Ohio. Whether you’ve never been, or you’re returning again, author Gurvis introduces readers and travelers alike to comical creations and outrageous oddities.

917.71 G WAM

Chicken soup for the traveler’s soul: stories of adventure, inspiration and insight to celebrate the spirit of travel – Jack Canfield

The Chicken Soup books come in all shapes, sizes and categories now, from dog lovers to dieters and even golfers. This collection of short, true, stories is all about the wanderlust of new places and explorations worldwide.

158.1 C WMB

158.12 C FRA


Fodor’s green travel: the world’s best eco-lodges and earth-friendly hotels – Beth Hall

If you’re concerned about the carbon footprint you leave when traveling, this book is for you. Fodor’s, one of the leading travel guide publishers, has put together a great, detailed index of the most green places to travel and stay.

910.46 F 2008 WCV

Don’t go there!: The travel detective’s essential guide to the must-miss places of the world – Peter Greenberg

Ever dreamed of going somewhere, only to arrive and find the beach wasn’t what you thought it’d be, and the room service was unfriendly, or even nonexistent? Greenberg, travel editor for NBC’s Today show, discusses places that stick (literally!), cruise ships to avoid, and dismal destinations. It’s an amusing and informative read.


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