Everyday adventures

Want a holiday, but short on cash? Can't take the time to spend several weeks interstate or overseas?

Try a 'stay-cation'.

Chances are, once you look at your own home town (or suburb, or even street) as if you have only just discovered it, you will amazed at what you have, almost literally, right in your own backyard.

For decades Lonely Planet have been creating guidebooks for almost every country on the planet. With this book they have shifted the focus to places much closer to home.

The principles are the same, whether you are rediscovering something familiar or exploring a new destinatiomn when travelling.

There are 50 'everyday adventures' in this unusual book. Each activity is accompanied by simple easy-to-follow instructions, ideas on things to bring, and even a case study of someone who has actually already tried it.

Ideal for the young, or not-so-young, anyone can choose to do some vintage travel, make like a backpacker, or just follow your nose and see what happens. If you are more adventurous, why not take your hands off the wheel and look at the section headed 'roll the dice' and play traveller's roulette or human chess?

Whatever happens, it's all great fun for families or individuals. And you won't even have to worry about jetlag!

Everyday Adventures, published by Lonely Planet, July, 2018, paperback, illustrated, rrp A$24.99.

 

 

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