Synopses & Reviews
Planning a trip around the world? Let First-Time Around the World get you started. Loaded with the very latest travel information, including all you need to know about round-the-world tickets, this pre-departure guide will help get your ultimate journey under way. The guide begins with a 16-page, full-colour [Things Not to Miss' photo section with suggested itineraries, details on what to bring, when to go, how much it will cost and which vaccinations will keep you healthy. The individual country profiles highlight the best places to visit with country-specific websites and necessary budget information. There are plenty of useful tips to help save you money, keep you safe and maximise your time on the road. The guide comes complete with concise regional information, with overland maps and details on weather, major attractions and unmissable festivals.
Arranging an around-the-world itinerary is an increasingly popular travel option and this indispensable new guide turns the planning process into a few easy steps that will make the most of your journey. Wherever you're starting from and whatever your budget, the guide covers the airline routes, health, insurance, visas and money together with issues that need a friend's voice -- how to find work abroad, how to avoid scams, how to hitchhike on yachts, and how to hook up with others. If you're in the market for a RTW ticket you need this book.
A pre-trip guide for travellers planning their first trip around the world. Written by an experienced traveller, it covers everything from budgeting, packing and avoiding scams to staying healthy and working abroad.