Guide Books

Wisconsin man creating app to help disabled people travel

A 23-year-old Wisconsin man with cerebral palsy who uses a wheelchair is creating an app he hopes will make traveling more accessible for those with …

Disability

It's Never Too Early For Ugly Sweaters, and More of the Weirdest Toys and Merchandise of the Week

Toys and CollectiblesAction figures, statues, exclusives, and other merchandise. Beware: if you look here, you’re probably going to spend some money …

Geek

Aida Mollenkamp Dishes on Northern England’s Local Flavors

Travel expert and cookbook author Aida Mollenkamp is quick to tell travelers the best way to truly get to know a place is through the food. When …

Virgin Atlantic

Oh baby! Cribs, bassinets, diaper bags and other infant products on tariff hit list

The new round of tariffs President Donald Trump announced Monday could hit new parents where it hurts, with cribs, bassinets, diaper bags and other …

Tariffs

Travel: Hong Kong is an easier way to experience exciting China

If the thought of vacationing in China causes some anxiety with all the political, economic, humanitarian and cybersecurity friction going on, not to …

Hong Kong

Here Are Red Dead Redemption 2's Strategy Guides, Including A Collector's Edition

Based on our recent time playing it, Red Dead Redemption 2 is going to be a very big game with lots to see, do, and explore. So it may be good news for some to learn that there will be an official guide book for the game that developer Rockstar says is "packed with information about every aspect" …

Red Dead Redemption

An Orientation to the Old Testament

Commentaries are great. I love them (probably too much). A good commentary is like a good guidebook. It gives you a map of the whole area and …

Old Testament

‘No place should be fenced off by ideology’ – how Michel Palin and Channel 5 finally secured permission to film in North Korea

The former Python and veteran globetrotter had given up hope of ever travelling to Kim Jong-un’s pariah state – until his telephone rang...<p>For a …

Kim Jong-un

Pick up Super Smash Bros Ultimate for Nintendo Switch on sale with a $10 pre-order credit

Right now, Amazon is offering the upcoming Nintendo Switch video game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for $56.35. Though that's only a $4 discount off its …

Nintendo Switch

A 72 Day Tour – Smithsonian Libraries Unbound

School is back in session. Summer vacations are over. However, if you lived in 1892 and had the means to afford it, your vacation might have just …

Smithsonian

Tourism boom highlights evolution of Japan guidebooks

ADVERTISING<p>OSAKA >> The nation’s continuing tourism boom has been accompanied by countless new guidebooks and websites on all things Japanese. Today, …

How-To's

Digital libraries: A how-to-do-it manual

The new second edition of <i>Building Digital Libraries,</i> published by <b>ALA Neal-Schuman,</b> is the ideal guidebook to keep at your side. This thoroughly</b> …

Libraries

Getting Started

The Neuromorphic Computing platform: Getting started<p>For an introduction, please read the silicon brains 'homepage'.<p>To use the Neuromorphic computing …

How-To's

Think you can do Vilnius in eight hours? Think again

Any exploration of Vilnius should begin at the Bell Tower. It's a former military base first erected in the 13th Century that is still one of the …

Vilnius

The French hate these 'ignorant' tourists – so are you guilty?

WHAT'S the best way of speaking to locals in a country where you don't speak the language?<p>Well it definitely isn't speaking English louder and slower.<p>…

Research

Gear up for your holiday vacation with these travel hacks

It might still be September, but the holiday season will be here before you know it, which means now is the time to think about where you want to …

Headphones

Romantic ambiance of Lake Geneva

Arching around most of southern end of Swizerland’s most southwest corner, Lake Geneva laps against the French border with a serene beauty. A collage …

Switzerland

Walking In The Wilderness, Leaving No Trace

People who love nature love to be in the wilderness. The problem is if too many nature-lovers visit one location, it's no longer wild. This conundrum …

How-To's

Get 24 of the World's Best Travel Guides for 95 Percent Off

From a guise to Japan to a book for the world's best street food.<p>There’s a lot of crap when it comes to travel guides these days. It’s hard to tell …

Shopping

Guidebook for urban and architectural regulation of Cidade Velha

This guidebook for urban and architectural regulation of Cidade Velha (Cabo Verde) was produced within the framework of an international assistance …

Cabo Verde

Disrupt Disability: designing wheelchairs with a difference

Like many people, Rachael Wallach gets frustrated and annoyed when she encounters restricting attitudes. But unlike most of us, she tends to channel that dissatisfaction into finding a solution. Half her lifetime ago, when she was 18, she broke her spine and lost the use of her legs. It meant that …

Psychology

Toronto: Peter Farrelly's 'Green Book' Wins Audience Award

The Peter Farrelly film had a world premiere at the fest. The first runner up is Barry Jenkins’ 'If Beale Street Could Talk.'<p>Peter Farrelly's <i>Green</i> …

Green Book

How to stand up paddleboard: everything you need to get started with SUP

By Chris Barnes<p>Stand up paddleboarding (also known as SUP) has grown to become one of the most accessible and easy to learn watersports in the world. …

Standup Paddleboarding

Hit The Open Road With This Travel Guide eBook Bundle

<i>This piece was written by the people who run the</i> <i>Cracked Store</i> <i>to tell you about products that are being sold there.</i><p>If you would seriously consider …

Humor

Request for Proposal for translating a journalism handbook | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNESCO is seeking partner(s) to translate into local languages, edit, and use the recently published Journalism, 'Fake News' and Disinformation: A …

United Nations

Fun Things to Do in Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, offers a variety of fun things to see and do throughout the year. In addition to outdoor recreation and scenic …

Travel

How cricket thrives in Corfu

THE guide books all note that Corfu’s lovely old town bears the mark of lands to the north. But even so, it can still feel surreal to sit in a …

International Cricket Council

2018 Fall Parade of Homes

FAQ<p><b>What is the Parade of Homes?</b><br>Since 1959, the Parade of Homes has been one of MOBA’s signature events. The Parade of Homes offers potential home …

How-To's

Hapag Lloyds Cruises. Who are they? Should you cruise with them?

MS Europa 2, part of the Hapag Lloyd cruises fleet, is usually rated the best and most luxurious cruise ship in the world. In this video I explore …

Travelers

Calling All Travel-Lovers! Here's How To Get 24 Lonely Planet Travel Guides For Less Than $20

I love traveling for so many reasons. I love seeing new places, trying new cuisines and exploring places that are different from where I live. …

Loneliness