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Doug Lansky

Full Name: Doug Lansky
Number of Works: 17
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ISBN: 1932361278, 9781932361278
Keywords: humor, misadventure, travel, traveled, paper, road, toilet
Pages: 216
Published: 1998
  • Rating: 60%

The perfect trip, where nothing goes wrong, is surely not the memorable trip, which is where everything goes wrong and one lives to tell the tale -- and laugh about it. This collection captures the wackiest and most bizarre experiences of well-known writers whose travels have taken a detour. Stories include Nigel Barley escorting a monkey to the movies in Cameroon, Dave Barry vainly trying to learn more Japanese than how to order a beer, Alan Zweible high-tailing it to a nudist camp, Donna Marazzo bravely attempting to use a high-tech Italian toilet, and Richard Sterling feasting on deep-fried
ISBN: 1741044898, 9781741044898
Keywords: world, signs, amusing, absurd, signspotting
Pages: 208
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 80%

From The PublisherAs anyone who has spent time on the road knows, you often have to depend on signs...to navigate through a town, locate your hotel, even obey the law - a scary thought if you've ever come across any of the publicly posted absurdities that appear in this book. Signs about as easy to understand as a Swahili auctioneer (to a non-Swahili speaker) or as well-planned as the dance steps in a mosh pit with the help of signspotters around the globe, we've assembled a collection of some of the most unintentionally entertaining postings on the planet - we hope they confuse and amuse you!
ISBN: 0671316575, 9780671316570
Keywords: paddle, amazon
Pages: 296
Published: 1999
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1741791820, 9781741791822
Keywords: world, signs, amazing, absurd, signspotting
Pages: 160
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 80%

So, you're back on the road, it's getting dark and you've lost your spot on the map - this is one way to get off the beaten tourist track! Unless, of course, you're willing to take directions from the signs found within these covers. Perhaps you fancy a weekend at the George Bush Centre for Intelligence, or are willing to navigate your way around a city despite the 'Explosion!' signs on every corner. Whatever adventure you're after - whether it be a trip to the Curry Prevention Services Unit in Oregon or the Ha Ha Cemetary in New Brunswick, Canada - let our new collection of signs from around
ISBN: 0399535225, 9780399535222
Keywords: translation, loster, lost, iii, signspotting
Pages: 160
Published: 2009
  • Rating: 80%

A full-color illustrated collection of humorous, confusing, and amusing signs from around the globe.From "UFO University" to "Speedo Check Ahead" to "Fecal Face Dot Gallery," Signspotting III: Lost and Loster in Translation takes the reader on a pictorial worldwide tour of the bizarre and hysterical street signs and advertisements that provide way more laughs than information.
ISBN: 1843534061, 9781843534068
Keywords: survival, travel, guide, rough
Pages: 256
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 184353407X, 9781843534075
Keywords: europe, time, first, guide, rough
Pages: 384
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 60%

If you''re planning a trip to Europe, the Rough Guide to First-Time Europe is an essential pre-departure guide. Packed with invaluable information, this guide makes preparation and planning simple and enjoyable - and saves you money along the way. The Rough Guide contains expert advice on finding the cheapest flights, choosing the best rail pass, planning your itinerary, budgeting and packing wisely. This new edition also contains a full-colour introductory section bringing the sights to life and a full profile on each country. For the inexperienced traveller the guide also offers tips on copi