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...BREDA, The Netherlands -- The latest pocket-sized travel books to hit the market are called "100%" and they provide...and hikes in Wisconsin are the subjects of three new travel books to help you enjoy the great outdoors this summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/18/liv_422509.shtml
Life & style
New feature will inspire your dreams of traveling

...The stories are culled from Where travel guides ? local guides, worldwide. Where is a collection of more than 50 travel books and maps in cities around the world. The stories in The Chron icle will be from the writers of these guides."Travel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-04/new-feature-will-inspire-your
Acura TL has electronics galore

...where rain and snow showers are, so there's no need to check weather maps on television. There's no need to scour travel books to find popular scenic drives, unless you want the details. It can come with a list of scenic routes, by state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/12/liv_503582.shtml
Life & style
Wild at heart

...and elephants. Mr. Merle also collects old African travel books; some are first editions. They stand on shelves...FACT: The Merles' collections include elephants, travel books and African artifacts. Reach Lisa M. Lohr at (706...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/02/liv_374308.shtml
Life & style
Palm trees form Arizona oasis

...the creosote-studded flats of the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Palm Canyon gives those who read deep into their travel books a glimpse of a true oasis. Dozens of California fan palms, or Washingtonia filifera, flourish in a 300-foot slot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/18/ent_308107.shtml
Things to Do
Rick Steves built travel biz through the back door

...said. The operations of his company, Europe Through The Back Door, are built to work together: Tour guides update travel books; book research leads to TV scripts; TV shows and a new radio show bring in new customers. Steves takes no money for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/12/liv_69224.shtml
Life & style
Study: record number of books out last year

...Children's books, meanwhile, were up 6.6 percent, to just over 21,000. Among nonfiction titles, religion and travel books increased, while education, history and science releases declined.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/25/art_454122.shtml
Arts
Partnerships smart move for 'Dummies'

...million copies in print. IDG Books later changed its name to Hungry Minds, and also got into publishing cooking and travel books. The licensing side of the For Dummies line has been gathering steam. Today there are about 75 deals in place with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/15/bus_92561.shtml
Business
Travel briefs

...time for participants to work on a rebuilding project while they are in the city. Finally, Fodor's, known for its travel books, is making an updated guide to New Orleans available through its Web site, http://www.fodors.com, beginning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/18/liv_57421.shtml
Life & style
Peter Matthiessen thrives in material world

...even a tenth as exacting as 'The Snow Leopard,'" says Paco Iyer, author of "Video Night in Kathmandua" and other travel books and editor of "The Best American Travel Writing 2004." "Matthiessen tells us that on every real adventure into the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/14/art_434340.shtml
Arts