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The Ultimate Travel Guide and Trivia Book: Encyclopedia of Fun Travel and Knowledge

Travel Guides and Trivia, Book 1
Narrated by: Sylvia Rae
Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
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Summary

Discover places you never knew existed and will fascinate you and facts that will blow your mind!

This book is a collection of Bill Roger's two incredible travel and trivia books which includes:

  1. Travel Book: A Travel Book of Hidden Gems that Takes You on a Journey You Will Never Forget: World Explorer
  2. Surprising and Shocking Fun Facts: The Treasure Book of Amazing Trivia.
     

If you're traveling the world - or if you just want to travel the world from your armchair - this book will enlighten and amuse you. It could add a few unusual stops to your itinerary, as well.
 

Perhaps you're just too busy this year for that round-the-world trip. But this book could give you ideas...and deliver a lot of fun facts en route.

This book will uncover hidden gems you never knew existed! It takes travelling to a whole new level! 

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Maybe you want to impress your friends with a wealth of trivia - or maybe you're just fascinated by strange customs and odd traditions! This isn't just a round-up of odd facts - it's a treasury of enjoyable stories, some with a humorous turn, or a twist in the tale.

You'll be disgusted by some of the weird foods covered in the book - amused by Mark Thatcher, lost in the Sahara - captivated by the attempt to conquer the North Pole by balloon - and amazed by the way some Filipinos take their dead relatives out for a walk. We also introduce you to Columbus, the biggest failure ever, and the wonderfully named Ivailo the Cabbage, King of Bulgaria.

You may not be able to get a degree in geography or history with these fun facts - degree courses would be a lot more fun if you could! But this book will take you on a trip round the world and through the centuries that is enthralling and never, ever dull.

This book will keep you entertained, uncover hidden gems, and take you on the journey of a lifetime! Great for increasing your own knowledge, picking an exciting travel destination or as a gift! 

©2018 Bill Rogers (P)2019 Bill Rogers

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designed perfectly for travel lover

Information about a place designed for the use of visitors or tourists". It will usually include information about sights, accommodation, restaurants, transportation, and activities. Maps of varying detail and historical and cultural information are often included.

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love it, live it, breath it

Travel. I love it. I live it. I breathe it. In my view, it all starts with the rush of exhilaration when I choose the magical destination for my next trip…only to come crashing down when I have to choose a damn travel guide to start my research. Because you don’t want to be lugging around every travel guide. You need to narrow it down to the best travel guide books. And I mean, really narrow it down. 

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practical side of travel planning

We’re not talking the travel-inspiring books. We’re talking the more practical side of travel planning. And seriously, there are so many travel guides on the market, it is a nightmare of global proportions to choose only one. Add to that how quickly the information can date, and you are left wondering if this really is such a good idea.

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perfect for your adventures

The thing is, each travel guide has its pros and cons. Some are perfect for the USA, some have a better understanding of the winding roads of New Zealand. There are guides perfect for your architectural adventures through Rome while others take you on a culinary tour of Paris. But unless you have nine months to read up on every travel guide, it’s really hard to know which is the best travel guide books. 

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has own style of understanding

Think about the character of the destination AND the character of your travel. Each publication has its target audience and style to go with it. Some will try to spread that net to catch a few more readers, but they can’t escape their own character.

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great understanding for distance

I find this travel guide audio-book guides are best when you are travelling to a country or region, rather than a city or town. It has a great understanding of distance, travel, and all the little mysteries you can find in between. For example, the guide for Italy is brilliant for travelling around the country-side on trains and buses but the specific details for Rome are limited with less detail and enticement. thanks for this audio-book. 

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  • Lara Windich
  • 15-06-19

top notches places to go

If you are looking for the top things to do in any given location, This travel audio-book are brilliant for that. On the other hand, I found these to be lacking in those little touches away from the main thoroughfare. It’s the difference between seeing the Sydney Opera House and taking a walk around the corner to see Lady Macquarie’s Chair. The view is everything. This style works best with the European holidays and really seems to appeal to the Baby Boomers and older retiree generation. Note also what interesting places u will got in this audio-book.

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  • Lillian Conde
  • 15-06-19

absolutely brilliant

It is absolutely brilliant for recommending and prioritizing the highlights of any destination. However, they lack the insight of someone who has recently stood in line for many tourist attractions. For example, the narrators includes excellent tips on the best days to visit the Vatican Museum but it doesn’t warn you about the line that continues three blocks down from the entry doors. This audio-book guide are highly recommended by many travelers who are looking for a little more comfort.

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  • Jacky
  • 15-06-19

first guide you should choose

If you’re travelling for culture and museums and art galleries and architecture, then this Encyclopedia by Bill Rogers brand is the first guide you should pick up. This guide proudly stakes its brand on everything you want to SEE on a holiday—but not necessarily everything you want to DO. When I was researching for our holiday in Italy, these audio-book guide had the BEST maps and layouts for all the biggest establishments. They are very detailed information (e.g. suggestions for food, parks to stop at, etc). I use them for building my ideas before I travel.

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  • Dianna Claire
  • 15-06-19

great inspiring for your holidays

This is great inspiring your holidays. Beautiful for places like Rome or London. Great guide for Italy. Absolutely recommendable for first-timers travelers visiting one of the major cities of the world, like London or Paris.

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  • Angelique
  • 15-06-19

left with more adventures

These are the perfect guides for taking a step off the beaten track. absolutely loved it. I find like it tend offering you a jump to the left with more adventure. Great and really recommendable.

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  • Hershey Mae
  • 15-06-19

listen to the rough adventures

Truly this ultimate travel guide is even better for bush-walks, tramping, hiking or general “rough adventures”. They have an excellent understanding of responsible travel and are great for highlighting the towns between the cities. If you are travelling for the history of a place, this is the guide for you.

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  • Roxane Thompson
  • 15-06-19

off-the-beaten-track adventures

It is really great for historic or off-the-beaten-track adventures, specially in each whats the best and more travelers are looking for in every country and places. In this audio-book it tells even the whats food, restaurant and perfect locations on each country has may served.

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  • Analisa Watson
  • 15-06-19

differences won’t feel so different for you

Preparing you for the culture shock of travel. have all of these amazing cultural insights mixed in with the essentials. By the time you finish listening with this audio-book, some of the biggest cultural differences won’t feel so different for you. For example, you won’t think twice for some special sweets of every specialties of each places. You’ll probably just laugh and follow them.  

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  • Hanna Jolly
  • 15-06-19

Create travel history and meaning

I really feel like this is the series for the audible listeners. There is a certain character that comes from these books, filled with history and art and architecture and culture. It is like you are travelling with a book personified, whispering secrets in your ears. There are all of these little tips and history notes filling the audio-book. This is really suits for for those who love travel history and meanings, you may really love Bill Rogers audio-book.

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  • Minda
  • 15-06-19

Understanding the Travel

The greatest strength of the Encyclopedia of Fun Travel and Knowledge is in their understanding of transport. It is one of the few series that understands the travel around a city AND the travel between cities. Too many times, I have listened other books recommend going from this site to this site, without any explanation on the travel between the two. But with this audio-book you will never be lost.