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Don't Go There! The Travel Detective's Essential Guide to the Must-Miss Places of the World

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ISBN-10: 1605299944

ISBN-13: 9781605299945

Edition: 2008

Authors: Peter Greenberg

List price: $17.95
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We've all suffered through bad vacations: tourist traps, terrible package deals, high-rise hotels, revolting food, and the worst airports on earth. The world abounds in dismal destinations, and it's just as important to know the hellholes to avoid as it is to be familiar with the most idyllic spots-especially when some of these idyllic places don't deserve their reputations. Often it's not until you arrive that you find a swampy puddle instead of the cool mountain lake you expected. In this follow-up to hisNew York Timesbestseller,The Complete Travel Detective Bible, Peter Greenberg offers his expert, hard-won knowledge of where not to go and why. Both utilitarian and a great discussion…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Rodale Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Peter Greenberg in the travel editor for NBC's Today show, the chief correspondent for the Dicover Network's Travel Channel, and editor at large for National Geographic Traveler magazine.

Air Pollution: If You Go There, Don't Breathe
Water Pollution: Don't Drink the Water, Really
Toxic Places: Who's Toxic Now?
Most Depressed and Depressing Destinations
Places That Really Stink
Natural Disasters: Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Earthquakes, Oh My!
Disease Capitals: Catchy, Huh?
Supersize Me ... Not
Worst Airlines: The Ultimate Downgrade
Worst Airports: False Imprisonment
Expensive Cities
Worst Hotels: Paging Norman Bates
Worst Cruises: Ships of Fools
Dangerous Trains: Hard to Keep Track
Highways of Death: God's Not Your Copilot
Drunkest Places
Bottlenecks: Really Bad Jam Sessions
Don't Go There Then
Dangerous Theme Parks
Dangerous Destinations: You'd Better Pack More Than Samsonite
Human Rights and Corruption: Homes of the Brave, Lands of the Fee
Lamest Claims to Fame
See, I'm Not Alone: Legendary Road Warriors Weigh In