Rick Steves' Portuguese Phrase Book and Dictionary

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Rick Steves

ISBN: 9781598801897

Category: Travel

Page: 280

View: 5160

From ordering sardines in Lisbon to making new friends in Evora, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spelling; an English-Portuguese and Portuguese-English dictionary; the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice as you wait in line at the Gulbenkian Museum. Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' Portuguese Phrase Book and Dictionary is an essential item for any traveler's mochila

Rick Steves' Spanish Phrase Book & Dictionary

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Rick Steves

ISBN: 1631217526

Category: Travel

Page: 448

View: 9868

From ordering tapas in Madrid to making new friends in Costa del Sol, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spelling, an English-Spanish and Spanish-English dictionary, the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice as you wait in line at the Guggenheim Bilbao. Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' Spanish Phrase Book and Dictionary is an essential item for any traveler's mochila.

Rick Steves Portugal

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Rick Steves

ISBN: 1631216163

Category: Travel

Page: 370

View: 9949

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Portugal. With this guide, you'll explore this relaxed country at the western edge of Europe. Tour Lisbon's cobbled lanes and grand squares, reminders of Portugal's seafaring glory days. Step back into history at the palaces in Sintra and the bone chapel of Évora. Soak up the sun at the Algarve beach of your dreams. When evening comes, enjoy a dinner of fresh seafood stew, and raise a glass of port wine in a toast. Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He'll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You'll get up-to-date recommendations about what is worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

Rick Steves' Italian Phrase Book & Dictionary

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Rick Steves

ISBN: 1631217496

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 464

View: 5632

Buon giorno! From ordering calamari in Venice to making new friends in Tuscan hill towns, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spelling, an English-Italian and Italian-English dictionary, the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice as you wait in line at the Sistine Chapel. Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' Italian Phrase Book and Dictionary is an essential item for any traveler's zainetto.

Rick Steves Snapshot Lisbon

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Rick Steves

ISBN: 1631216228

Category: Travel

Page: 120

View: 6025

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when visiting Lisbon. In this compact guide, Rick Steves covers the essentials of Lisbon, including the Tejo River, Belém, and the Bairro Alto district. Visit Lisbon's São Roque Church, taste the world's greatest selection of ports at the Port Wine Institute, or observe art spanning 2,000 years at the Gulbenkian Museum. You'll get Rick's firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guide is a tour guide in your pocket.

Rick Steves' French Phrase Book & Dictionary

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Rick Steves

ISBN: 163121750X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 456

View: 9857

Bonjour! From ordering a café au lait in Paris to making new friends in the Loire Valley, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances and comes complete with phonetic spelling, an English-French and French-English dictionary, the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice as you wait in line at the Louvre. Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' French Phrase Book and Dictionary is an essential item for any traveler's sac à dos.

Portuguese Phrasebook

Author: Clara de Macedo Vitorino,AmeriConsulta Lta

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 9780864425898

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 332

View: 3615

300 basic words and phrases to facilitate travelers' basic communication.

Portuguese Phrases For Dummies

Author: Karen Keller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118068069

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 216

View: 900

Are you thinking about traveling, studying, or working in Portugal or Brazil, but you don’t know any Portuguese? Want to improve your conversation skills with the Portuguese-speaking people in your life? Portuguese Phrases for Dummies is the perfect diving board for anyone looking to communicate and even become fluent in the language. As the fifth-most widely spoken language in the world, Portuguese can be heard in South America, Africa, Asia, and of course, Portugal. If you want to know basic Portuguese but don’t want a boring textbook that unloads tons of conjugation rules or long lists of words to memorize, then this quick-and-easy phrasebook will get your feet wet without overwhelming you. This friendly book covers a wide array of subjects both helpful and interesting, including: Numbers, days of the week, measurements, and time Making friends and small talk Enjoying every type of meal Shopping in markets and at stores Culture, leisure, and activities Work and transportation Finding a place to live Dealing with emergencies Slang and colloquial terms Phrases and particles to make you sound like a local! Knowing these fundamentals, you’ll be able to communicate with Portuguese-speaking people and continue learning about the language and culture. With hundred of useful phrases at your fingertips, Portuguese Phrases for Dummies will give you a basic comprehension of this beautiful language and have you speaking instantly!

Rick Steves Greece: Athens & the Peloponnese

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Rick Steves

ISBN: 1641710179

Category: Travel

Page: 540

View: 7694

Walk in the steps of Socrates, test the acoustics of the amphitheater of Epidavros, and set sail for Santorini: with Rick Steves on your side, Greece can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Greece: Athens & The Peloponnese you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Greece Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from the Parthenon and the Agora to the small towns and beaches of the Peloponnesian Peninsula How to connect with culture: Go back in time at the National Archaeological Museum, sample olives and feta in the Mediterranean sunshine, or sip ouzo at a local taverna Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Detailed maps for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, a Greek phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Complete, up-to-date information on Athens, Nafplio, Epidavros, Mycenae, Olympia, Patra, Kardamyli, the Mani Peninsula, Sparta, Mystras, Delphi, Hydra, Mykonos, Delos, Santorini, and more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Greece: Athens & the Peloponnese. Spending a week or less in the city? Check out Rick Steves Pocket Athens!

Frommer's Portugal

Author: Paul Ames,Célia Pedroso

Publisher: Complete Guide

ISBN: 9781628873085

Category: Travel

Page: 448

View: 3583

You’ll never fall into tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. Doing so is like having a trusted friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. That’s because our guidebooks, unlike much of the competition, are written by resident experts—like Celia Pedroso and Paul Ames, the authors of Frommer’s Portugal. Both are Portugal-based and highly respected travel journalists. In this proudly opinionated book, they will help you sort through all the options, so you can tailor a vacation that’s right for you. Inside this book you’ll find: • Insider advice on avoiding crowds as you explore some of Portugal's greatest gems, from Lisbon's Alfama to the beaches of the Algarve, and from the Pal�cio Nacional de Sintra to the Quinta Palmeira Gardens in Madeira—plus tips for navigating the country's lovely but less-traveled corners, like Tr�s-os-Mantes and the Minho • Where to discover the absolute best seafood in Lisbon, the tastiest fruit in Sintra and Alcoba�a, and the finest wines that Portugal has to offer • Insightful commentary on Portugal's dazzling array of architectural masterpieces, from the Gothic Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vit�ria in Alcoba�a to the Baroque Pal�cio Nacional de Queluz. • Opinionated reviews—no bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our experts are passionate about their country, and they tell it like it is in an engaging and helpful way. • Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity, so there’s never any guessing or nasty surprises • Lodging, restaurant, and shopping recommendations in all ranges from luxe to moderately priced choices for real people • User-friendly features including star ratings, detailed maps, and a pullout map of the country

Rick Steves Best of England

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Rick Steves

ISBN: 1631213229

Category: Travel

Page: 550

View: 4362

Experience the best of the best with Rick Steves Best of England. Rick Steves Best of England puts the very best of England in your hands, with Rick's straightforward, time-tested advice in an easily scannable format so you can quickly find what you need on the go. With Rick's strategic tips on saving time and money, you'll worry less about your trip and focus on enjoying the experience—whether that's enjoying a pint in a classic English pub or touring the twisting streets of Old London. Rick Steves Best of England features: Everything in Full-Color—Dazzling photos and helpful planning maps. Best of England in Two Weeks—Suggestions for planning the perfect trip, based on Rick's expert advice for what's worth your time and what you can skip. Rick's Tips—Helpful hints for key sights and experiences, organized so you quickly learn what you need to know. You'll love how much these simple tips help make your trip smooth and stress-free! Authentic Experiences—Leave the tourist traps behind and enjoy real, cultural experiences and opportunities to connect with local people. Plus Practicalities—Essential eating, sleeping, and transportation information is neatly arranged to be ready when you need it. Choose the best Rick Steves guide for your trip: Rick Steves Best of England collects the very best the country has to offer. Planning a longer trip? Rick Steves England 2016 is the classic guide to exploring the country in-depth, updated annually. Time for a quick getaway? Colorful Rick Steves Pocket London is perfect when you have a week or less. Pockets include full-size, fold-out city maps.

Rick Steves' Spanish and Portuguese Phrase Book and Dictionary

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781562613150

Category: Portuguese language

Page: 330

View: 8454

From laughing with cabbies to charming new friends, "Rick Steves' Spanish & Portuguese Phrase Book & Dictionary" includes well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. Now includes English-Spanish-Portuguese, Spanish-English, and Portuguese-English dictionaries, plus the latest on European currency and rail transportation.

Rick Steves Pocket Barcelona

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Avalon Travel

ISBN: 1631214713

Category: Travel

Page: 196

View: 1592

Rick Steves Pocket guidebooks truly are a “tour guide in your pocket.” Each colorful, compact 280-page book includes Rick’s advice for prioritizing your time, whether you're spending 1 or 7 days in a city. Everything a busy traveler needs is easy to access: a neighborhood overview, city walks and tours, sights, handy food and accommodations charts, an appendix packed with information on trip planning and practicalities, and a fold-out city map. Rick Steves Pocket Barcelona includes the following walks and tours: • Ramblas Ramble • Barri Gotic and Cathedral Tour • Picasso Museum Tour • Eixample Walk • Sagrada Familia Tour

Rick Steves Barcelona

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Avalon Travel

ISBN: 1631214543

Category: Travel

Page: 328

View: 2151

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Barcelona. With the self-guided tours in this book, you'll ramble down the Ramblas, explore the medieval Old City, and discover funky boutiques and hangouts in characteristic El Born. Learn how to master the Metro and how to bypass the long lines at Antoni Gaudí's Sagrada Família. Immerse yourself in Catalan culture, ponder the art at the Picasso Museum, and go on a tapas bar crawl. Then head to the Eixample—Barcelona's "uptown"—to marvel at the Modernista architecture of Casa Milà and the Block of Discord. Rick’s candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He’ll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You’ll get up-to-date recommendations on what is worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Peru

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465432477

Category: Travel

Page: 348

View: 728

The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Peru is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. This new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations that lead you straight to the best attractions. This uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel Guide will help you discover everything region-by-region, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets, while detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus, or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Peru effortlessly.

Rick Steves Italy 2019

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Rick Steves

ISBN: 1641710225

Category: Travel

Page: 1242

View: 566

From the Mediterranean to the Alps, from fine art to fine pasta: with Rick Steves on your side, Italy can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Italy 2019 you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for planning a multi-week trip to Italy Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from the Colosseum and Michelangelo's David to corner trattorias and that perfect scoop of gelato How to connect with local culture: Browse weekend open-air markets, discover the relaxed rhythms of sunny Cinque Terre, or chat with fans about the latest soccer match (calcio, to locals) Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and experience la dolce far niente Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Vital trip-planning tools, like how to link destinations, build your itinerary, and get from place to place Detailed maps, including a fold-out map for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, Italian phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 1,000 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Annually updated information on Venice, Padua, The Dolomites, Lake Country, Milan, Italian Riviera, Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Hill Towns of Central Italy, Siena, Tuscany, Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Capri, the Amalfi Coast, and much more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Italy 2019. Planning a one- to two-week trip? Check out Rick Steves Best of Italy. Special ebook features: Easily navigate listings with quick searches, plus website links and zoom-in maps and images Personalize your guide by adding notes and bookmarks

Rick Steves Best of Spain

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Rick Steves

ISBN: 1641710047

Category: Travel

Page: 496

View: 2355

Hit Spain's can't-miss art, sights, and bites in two weeks or less with Rick Steves Best of Spain! Expert advice from Rick Steves on what's worth your time and money Two-day itineraries covering Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo, Granada, Andalucía's White Hill Towns, and Sevilla Over 60 full-color maps and vibrant photos Rick's tips for beating the crowds, skipping lines, and avoiding tourist traps The best of local culture, flavors, and haunts, including walks through the most interesting neighborhoods and museums Trip planning strategies like how to link destinations and design your itinerary, what to pack, where to stay, and how to get around Suggestions for side trips to Montserrat and Figueres, Basque Country, Santiago de Compostela, El Escorial, Segovia, Salamanca, Córdoba, and Spain's South Coast Experience Spain's Old World romance and New World excitement for yourself with Rick Steves Best of Spain! Planning a longer trip? Rick Steves Spain 2018 is the classic, in-depth guide to exploring the country, updated annually. Time for a quick getaway? Colorful Rick Steves Pocket Barcelona is perfect when you have a week or less.

Rick Steves Spain 2018

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Rick Steves

ISBN: 1631216902

Category: Travel

Page: 986

View: 8810

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Spain. In this guide, you'll find an inviting mix of exciting cities and cozy towns. Explore the lively cities of Madrid, Barcelona, and Sevilla, and follow the Route of the White Hill Towns in Andalucía's sun-drenched countryside. Experience the works of the great masters-from El Greco to Picasso to Dalí-and learn how to avoid the lines at the most popular museums. Self-guided walks lead you through the castles, cathedrals, and villages of this ancient but modern land. End your day with a glass of Rioja wine and a plate of tapas-then join the locals for an evening of flamenco. Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He'll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You'll get up-to-date recommendations about what is worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

Social Ties in Online Networking

Author: Greti-Iulia Ivana

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331971595X

Category: Social Science

Page: 226

View: 9255

This book explores the relevance of social networking from the perspective of its users to reveal the sociological significance of (inter)active experiences on Facebook. In doing so, the work examines obscure aspects of Facebook by addressing such questions as: What constitutes keeping in touch?; how is knowing of the other different from being with the other?; and why is the presence of others such an important element of Facebook? Social Ties in Online Networking discusses the significance of social networking activity through a collection of interviews with the users of Facebook. It analyses what they do, what they like and watch, but first and foremost how they intend their own actions and others’ actions to be perceived within the realm of social media. This book is an exploration of relationships, which will be of interest to academics and students in sociology, social theory, human geography, social networking, media studies and social psychology.