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Travel To Little Known Places: PRINT Book Just Released

 

My print book is done! Well at least it’s big news for me. It was a ton of work, I mean it really was hours and hours of painstaking editing and review. I’ve read it and scoured it and changed it and revised it at least one hundred times. Now I think I am satisfied that it is the best I can do. I hope you agree. Feedback graciously accepted!

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DESCRIPTION:

Travel. Exotic destinations. Once in a lifetime adventures. What could go wrong?

Often revealing their silliest fears or dumbest travel mistakes and consequent misadventures, you will be chuckling in spite of yourself.

Travel To Little Known Places is filled with humorous stories of a couple’s adventures to off the beaten path, exotic but cheap places.

They share their experiences in a very down-to-earth, conversational style, and readers say they feel like they are right there with them sharing their experiences vicariously.

Don’t miss the budget travel tips! This book shows you how to travel cheaply, yet travel in comfort, to little-known exotic places.

 

COMMENTS from reviewers of the E-BOOK:

“WHAT A GREAT TRAVEL BOOK! I WANT TO HAVE THE SAME FUN THESE TWO HAVE AND THEIR LEVEL OF DARING.”
– Hugh Wiley, Author of Dancing With Change –

“FANTASTIC BOOK. FULL OF TRUE STORIES…THE WRITER ALWAYS MANAGES TO GET HERSELF INTO CRAZY SITUATIONS AND THE READER GETS TAKEN ALONG FOR THE RIDE.”
– Grayson Miller –

“THIS IS AN AMAZING BOOK. IT IS SO UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL. I KEPT READING WAY INTO THE NIGHT AND JUST COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN.
– Patti Ernst –

 

Why is Reading so important?

 

I can recall the precise moment that I learned to read a book. I was so excited! A whole new world opened up to me and I started reading voraciously. I read constantly, and was astounded by the vast variety of books there were and the thrill of the stories satisfied me to the core. Then someone told me that I would ruin my eyesight if I read too much, and reluctantly I limited my reading as a child.

 

Once, when my cousin J asked what I wanted to be when I grow up (we were in public school), I shyly admitted that I wanted to be a writer. She didn’t laugh. She was the only person I dared tell my secret dream.

 

Books were and always will be important to me, and I read. Books have been my escape, especially in times of stress. They relaxed me as they enveloped me in another place and time. Reading was a tremendous boost to my entire life, both intellectually and emotionally. It helped me to make sense of the world and people and cultural differences everywhere. It took me to places I had never been. It developed a keen sense of imagination and possibilities. It sharpened my English skills in writing, and as I read famous classic writers, I developed a deep admiration for their literacy and writing abilities.

 

It`s a wonderful feeling to discover exciting universes between the covers of a book.

But now digital devices seem to demand all my time: emails, text messages, games, cell phones, ipads, laptops, smart watches. We are a society addicted to digital devices. How can I ever have time to read again? Can I actually turn off my laptop and read for an hour a day? Or turn off the TV after 9 pm and read for an hour to two? Funny, I just remembered that I used to leave my book in the bathroom and read just one chapter, every time I went in. I would read a book in just a few days! (Note to self: start doing this again.)

When I read more often, I had more energy, and more focus than I’ve had for ages. Books are still the same wonderful things they used to be. I want to have that thrill again… to become so involved in a book that I cannot put it down.

There is a great article on this topic on Forbes by Francis Booth: 30 Reasons To Do A Digital Detox

 

So what are you waiting for? Start reading and have an adventure around the world with TRAVEL TO LITTLE KNOWN PLACES:
 
 
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If you want to buy the print book as Gifts, shipping is much less for multiple copies than for one book.
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10 Responses to Travel To Little Known Places: PRINT Book Just Released

  1. Congratulations Shirley!
    Alison

  2. Thanks so much Alison!

  3. Ashraf says:

    WAY TO GO Champ!

  4. You’re too sweet Ashraf! You’ve always been my number one supporter! Without you, I would have quit at the beginning.

  5. Wendy says:

    I can’t wait to get my copy!

  6. Irmi Mills says:

    Shirley I am so impressed with you and the work you have put into this book, your whole love for travel went into this book and fantastic photographs, it is one of the best clear and understanding Travel Books I will see, just will order this as fast I can you open the mind of many people and I thank you for that. Irmi

  7. Irmi – you are such a doll to write such flattering comments. I truly appreciate it. The things you are mention are exactly what I hope for – that the book reflects my love for travel and photography, that it opens the minds and hearts of readers to travel adventures and that it is easy and fun to read! Thanks bunches!

  8. Kathy says:

    Yay Shirley!!!!!! Good for you, I’m so proud of you!!!!!

  9. Awww… thanks so much Kathy! That means a lot.

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