Tourism - First worldwide analysis of commercial adventure
tourism. Thirty countries, 140 case studies, 500 pages.
Atlas of Climate Change - The most comprehensive book on global
warming is much needed visual overview of the various impacts
climate change is having on our planet. Maybe seeing the range
of impacts will help a range of people to understand the urgency
in addressing 'the greatest challenge of this century.'
Costa Rica - Larissa Banting lives in Costa Rica and so gives
the insider's perspective on this niche, Central-American destination.
The guide has a strong focus on the rich bio-diversity of the
country, Costa Rican culture and newly-opened tourism initiatives.
Argentina - Eric McCloskey shows new opportunities for safe,
affordable and unrestricited travel in a modern Argentina where
democracy has flourished and the economy is strengthening. Particular
attention is focussed on small-scale initiatives mushrooming around
the country such as archaeological digs and wildlife conservation
Green - Excellent!
Development for Tourism - Many communities see tourism as
a panacea for their problems, including economic and social issues
such as loss of young people, lack of opportunities, limited infrastructure
and low esteem. This book addresses these issues, providing not
only pointers for sucess, but also warnings on expecting too much
from tourism. It is balanced, based on ten years' work, including
research, teaching and working with local communities.
Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth - With eloquence,
clarity and humor, E.O. Wilson presents in this book the obvious,
if usually overlooked or flatly denied, irrevocable connection
between conservation and religion. Here is a passionate yet patient
call to believers and non believers to come to terms with the
tragedy of the irreversible loss of life on Earth...and come together
to stop it.
Smart in Brazil and Eat
Smart in Peru - Food is the very heart of a culture. Travelers
familiar with the cuisine at their destination make a positive
and enduring impression on the people. Given this and the current
extent of political upheaval around the globe, no traveler should
embark on a foreign adventure without being savvy about the food.
Travel Guide - An essential resource for responsible global
travel. Tourism Concern has been working with communities for
over 15 years to develop criteria for what makes a holiday ethical.
Every one of the 300 listings in the book has been vetted - so
you know your holiday is having a positive impact on both local
people and the environment.
the Sierra Madre - Based on award-winning journalist Jeff
Biggers' one-year sojourn in a Raramuri (Tarahumara) village in
Mexico's Copper Canyon, this book is a groundbreaking exploration
of the ways of a resilient indigenous culture in the Americas,
the exploits of the Mexican mountaineers and the fascinating parade
of argonauts, travelers and travel writers that has journeyed
into the Sierra Madre over centuries.
the Sacred for Sale? Tourism and Indigenous Peoples - This
is the first comprehensive publication concerning the commodification
of Indigenous cultures and the effects of tourism on world biodiversity.
It is also a fascinating and compelling read. Alison is deeply
committed to this cause and has worked with several UN Forums.
Her work is grounded in real community projects.
Abroad in Nicaragua - With essential information and practical
advice on obtaining a visa, renting or buying a home, learning
the language, and navigating daily life in Nicaragua, this book
gives those dreaming of moving abroad the tools they need to actually
make the move. This book is the ultimate ex-pat survival guide!
Your Travel Dollars Worth a Fortune - This guide takes tourists
by the hand and shows them how to travel better for less, every
time they get away. It encourages travelers to avoid the herd
mentality and to gain more enriching travel experiences while
spending less money as well.
Traveler's Literary Companion - This wonderful compilation
by C.M.Mayo of stories from all the Mexican states satisfies on
many levels: as chronicle of voices of Mexican literature; as
introduction to the various geographies and environments; and
finally as a spiritual guidebook to the interiority of the soul
New Key to Costa Rica - Costa Rica's original guidebookemphasizes
small, locally owned lodges that are doing their best to preserve
their forests and rivers, and joining together with other private
reserves to form biological corridors that will ensure the habitat
neeced for animal and plant biodiversity. Just by visiting these
off-the-beaten-track destinations, travelers can still experience
the warmth of traditional hospitality and culture.
People's Guide to Mexico - For over 34 years (and 13 editions),
this book has assisted travelers who have said this book has helped
them learn how to get off the beaten track, appreciate the real
Mexico, enjoy meaningful adventures, make friends with Mexicans
and stay healty while doing it.
American Handbook - Quite simply the best guidebook for South
America. Most readers have had a memorable and personal experience.
Don't head South without it.