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Hawaii's Early Territorial Days
Discover "the good old days" of early 20th-century Hawaii through a collection of vintage postcards, which represent Hawaii's atmosphere: images of beaches, hula dancers, surfing, volcanoes, regional food and more.

Hawai'i's Early Territorial Days

Travelers' Tales
Prague and the Czech Republic
"This little mother has claws," says writer Franz Kafka of the allure of his hometown of Prague. The same can be said of this collection of true stories, the latest from the Travelers' Tales series that attempts to paint a portrait of a country through the experiences of many visitors.

Eating Napa & Sonoma
A Food Lover's Guide
Part epicurean guidebook, part travel narrative,this book is fun to read and hard to put down. Juliette Rogers and Barbara Radcliffe Rogers offer a selective yet thorough collection of restaurants, markets, cheese shops, organic farms and wineries, as well as interesting tid-bits about local and culinary history.

Mileage Pro
Frequent Flyer Programs

Trying to decipher the fine print of your airline's frequent flyer program is not easy. In Mileage Pro, travel experts Randy Petersen and Tim Winship take us inside the world of airline loyalty programs to help readers understand the inner workings of this highly used system and maximize the benefits of earning and using "miles."

Florida Gulf Coast
A less explored area of the sunshine state, author Laura Reiley takes readers to the other side in Moon Handbooks: Florida Gulf Coast. A blend of encyclopedic information, prose and humor, this handbook is chock-full of useful information and traveling hints.

Adventures in Dining
From food-critic and writer Susan Reigler comes this new highly-detailed, witty guidebook Adventures in Dining: Kentucky Bourbon Country. Filled with reviews of the best and most interesting restaurants, bourbon distilleries and candy makers in the center of the bluegrass state, people can find just about anything they desire.

Backroads of New England
Part picture book, part travel guide, Backroads of New England: Your Guide to New England's Most Scenic Backroad Adventures celebrates the beauty and history of this part of the country through stories, photographs and touring suggestions.

To Asia With Love
We're proud of Gayot hotel editor, former Vietnam resident and world voyager Kim Fay, who twisted the arms—and pens—of 50 expatriate travel writers to share their inside knowledge of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. Read our review and buy the book on

Italian Bed and Breakfasts
Whether you want a palazzo, villa or country home in Italy, this guide makes it very easy to find just the right stay. You get detailed descriptions for locations from Piedmont to Sicily, plenty of local color and easy booking. High standards throughout!

Mr. Mauna Kea
This charming little memoir feels like a friendly chat between its subject and the reader. With the unpretentious attitude that made him into a legend in the hotel industry, Adi W. Kohler tells his life story, from his birth in 1936 in Sudetenland to his retirement as GM of the magnificent Mauna Kea Beach Hotel in 2000.

The Business Travel Almanac
Business exec turned writer Donna Williams has done the legwork for you. Here's a savvy tool for travelers full of good info on airlines, hotels, restaurants, car rentals, airports and fast facts for major cities with a few tips from

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(Updated: 08/05/08 KR)

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