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  • Korean Picture Dictionary

    Learn 1,500 Korean Words and Phrases (Ideal for TOPIK Exam Prep; Includes Online Audio)

    by Tina Cho ...
    series Tuttle Picture Dictionary
    A fun and helpful resource for anyone interested in learning some Korean—whether you're 5 or 100!This picture dictionary covers the 1,500 most useful Korean words and phrases. Each word and sentence is given in Korean Hangul characters—with a Romanized version to help you pronounce it correctly—along with the English meaning.The words are grouped into 40 different themes or topics, including ... Read more

    $18.25 AUD

  • Bali, Indonesia Travel Guide - What To See & Do

    by Aaron Needham ...
    Our illustrated travel guide will take you to Bali, Indonesia.Bali, the famed Island of the Gods, with its varied landscape of hills and mountains, rugged coastlines and sandy beaches, lush rice terraces and barren volcanic hillsides all providing a picturesque backdrop to its colourful, deeply spiritual and unique culture, stakes a serious claim to be paradise on earth.With world-clazz surfing ... Read more

    $3.57 AUD

  • Thailand Bar Girls’ Men: Saints and Sinners

    by Peter Jaggs ...
    There have been hundreds of books about the girls who ply the oldest trade in the world around the bars and night-spots of Thailand and it is certainly arguable that yet another volume on the subject would be excess to requirements.However, up until now it is true to say that nobody has ever given the girls and women in question a chance to have their say about the men who come to peruse the neon ... Read more

    $8.54 AUD

  • Visa Run - Pattaya to Sihanoukville

    by Peter Jaggs ...
    Joe Bucket is a hard-bitten English ex-pat who first came to Pattaya when it was little more than a fishing village. He is an ordinary guy who likes beer, football and fishing -- and loves Thai women even more. But with the great changes the city has undergone, perhaps it was inevitable that, after twenty-five years, even the fantastic had become familiar. That was until Joe met old Ron, a retired ... Read more

    $9.97 AUD

  • Thailand Bar Girls, Angels and Devils

    by Peter Jaggs ...
    Men have been coming to Thailand for many years now to enjoy the infamous night-life of cities like Pattaya, Bangkok and Phuket and to experience the girls that work in the thousands of bars around them. Some have found out to their cost that there are devils amongst the young women that ply their trade in the neon-lit forests of the country and others have been lucky enough to have discovered ... Read more

    $8.54 AUD

  • Ladyboys

    The Secret World of Thailand's Third Gender

    This extraordinary book is an intimate portrait of Thailand’s ladyboys: the men who have chosen to become women. Funny, passionate, angry and provocative, Ladyboys is a no-holds-barred look at the secret lives of Thailand’s transsexual men. The book offers intimate details of the lives that they’ve never publicly revealed. They talk about the choices they’ve made, their relationships, families, ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • My Thai Story

    by Guy Lilburne ...
    We all have a dream of how we would like our life to be, but most of us compromise and settle for far less. I was guilty of the doing the same. Stuck in a rut. A burnt out and washed up police detective who drinks and smokes too much and was just letting life pass me by, hoping one day it would all change and life would get better.On little more than an impulse I decide to leave my well paid job ... Read more

    $8.54 AUD

  • Thailand Crackers

    by Peter Jaggs ...
    Peter Jaggs has probably written and sold more books about the raunchier side of life in Thailand than any other author alive or dead. The brutal accuracy of his writing in a genre that is unavoidably always going to be controversial has inevitably provoked reaction from offended internet trolls accusing him of being a faker, a reprobate or even worse. Much more credible reviews in the Thai and ex ... Read more

    $7.11 AUD

  • Thailand Old Hand

    Thirty years around the bars and backstreets of Asia

    by Peter Jaggs ...
    Peter Jaggs has the unerring ability of being able to blunder into a good story wherever he travels in Asia.Whether perusing the bars and brothels of Pattaya and Angeles City, meeting up with an archaic spirit doctor in the wilds of the Isaan countryside, losing his way in the war-time tunnels of Cu-Chi in Vietnam, becoming embroiled in a punch-up with the local tough-guy in a Philippine ... Read more

    $8.54 AUD

  • From Beggar to Butterfly

    by Peter Jaggs ...
    Experience a world of beggars, boxers, lady-boys and bar-girls and the men who come to meet them. Take a glimpse into the colourful lives and gain an insight into the secrets of some of the remarkable people who live on the streets of the extraordinary city of Pattaya. Extended ebook version with 10 new stories. ... Read more

    $9.97 AUD

  • Chiang Mai, Thailand Travel Guide - What To See & Do

    by Maria Hurst ...
      Our illustrated travel guide will take you to Chiang Mai, the hub of Northern Thailand. With a population of over 170,000 in the city proper ( more than 1 million in the metropolitan area), it is Thailand's fifth largest city. Located on a plain surrounded by mountains and lush countryside, it is much greener and quieter than the capital, and has a cosmopolitan air and a significant expat ... Read more

    $3.57 AUD

  • Bangkok, Thailand Travel Guide - What To See & Do

      Our illustrated travel guide will take you to Bangkok.   Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and, with a population of over eleven million inhabitants, by far its largest city. Its high-rise buildings, heavy traffic congestion, intense heat and naughty nightlife do not immediately give you a warm welcome — but don't let your first impression mislead you. It is one of Asia's most ... Read more

    $3.57 AUD

  • Mongolia

    Travels in An Untamed Land

    by Jasper Becker ...
    For seventy years Mongolia was all but closed to the west - a forbidden country, shrouded in darkness. Jasper Becker had long dreamed of exploring the sweeping land that lay just beyond China’s Great Wall and when communism disintegrated, he finally did. Setting out from Kublai Khan’s capital, Beijing, Becker was one of the first westerners to cross the border. Tracing the course of the Yellow ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Monkey Business in Thailand

    by Peter Jaggs ...
    Come to Thailand and meet a sexy Isaan girl, fall in love and build a small house for less than the price of a second-hand car in the peaceful serenity of the Thai countryside and live happily ever after, far away from the hassles and headaches of modern urban life. Sounds like a dream come true, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, things don’t always turn out as planned. Monkey Business in Thailand tells ... Read more

    $8.54 AUD

  • Thailand Drifter

    by Peter Jaggs ...
    Whether your idea of travelling Thailand is wandering around the ruined temples of Sukhothai and Ayutthaya, swinging in a hammock outside a ramshackle hut on a deserted, backpackers’ beach, meeting the Akha Hill-Tribe people of the North or drinking beer and getting down and dirty with the bar-girls and lady-boys of Pattaya; Thailand Drifter has it all, plus a load of laughs and very much more. ... Read more

    $8.54 AUD

  • North Korea: On the Inside, Looking In

    North Korea remains one of the last bastions of old-style communism: a military dictatorship, ruled with an iron grip for the last sixty years by the Kim dynasty. Every aspect of society is rigidly controlled; a country of paranoia, propaganda, and juche.Irish Engineer, Dualta Roughneen, experienced the trials and tribulations of North Korea from 2004 to 2007 as an aid agency worker - keeping ... Read more

    $13.58 AUD

  • Sticky Rice at the Orchid Cafe

    by Bob Andrews ...
    It seemed a good idea at the time. The village chosen by Bob Andrews as a refuge from the chaos of Bangkok lay just off the north-south motorway. His partner Pan already ran the village store and noodle shop. Why not expand the business to include an English-style tea shop? But Bob hadn’t done his homework. Thai motorway travelers are in too much of a hurry to break their journey for a pot of tea ... Read more

    $8.54 AUD

  • Bangkok Exit

    Seized, Stung and Stripped in Thailand

    Teachers College didn’t prepare him for this! Stung by a scorpion, coerced into singing an 80’s Karaoke love duet with his tearful boss - twice, performing military drills under the guise of teacher development and living in a desolate, eerie house surrounded by swamp and jungle are a sample of Ryan Humphreys’ amazing but true experiences during his first year of teaching in a Thai school, ... Read more

    $9.97 AUD

  • Blundering Around Isaan

    A Village in Northeast Thailand

    by Peter Jaggs ...
    In recent years Thailand has enjoyed a remarkable rise in the number of tourists coming to visit this fascinating and beautiful country.Thailand has been discovered, and hordes of travellers are now flocking to experience the diverse culture, friendly people and delightful beaches for themselves.Despite this rapid increase in tourism, there are still villages in the Northeast of the country where ... Read more

    $9.97 AUD

  • Boracay, Philippines Travel Guide - What To See & Do

    by Aaron Needham ...
    Our illustrated travel guide will take you to Boracay the tropical island about an hour's flight from Manila in the Philippines.Boracay’s long white sand beaches rival the best beaches of more popular vacation destinations in nearby Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.Facilities are plentiful for water sports such as sailing, wind surfing, snorkeling, diving and jet skiing and the fun in Boracay ... Read more

    $3.57 AUD

  • Thailand - The Ups and Downs

    Vol 1

    by Alan Little ...
    series Thailand - The Ups and Downs
    You put all your trust into a so-called friend but the lies they tell can lead to a bitter end. What is bigger in you, your ego or your mind when your heart is broken by every love you find? We all have a dream, but can your dream become real or will the reality of your dream turn into a nightmare. Culture faces and places may differ as you travel in search of true happiness however jealousy has ... Read more

    $8.54 AUD

  • Ko Samui, Thailand Travel Guide

    What To See & Do

    Our illustrated travel guide will take you to Ko Samui, an island in the Gulf of Thailand, some 700km south of Bangkok and about 80km from the eastern coastline of Southern Thailand. An island of great natural beauty and variety, Ko Samui is home to about 40,000 full-time inhabitants, 90% of whom are Buddhist. In the early 1970s the first backpackers traveling on the back of a coconut boat ... Read more

    $4.56 AUD

  • Surviving Pattaya

    by James Dobken ...
    Surviving Pattaya: take a closer look at the cover before you start reading. The picture is not a set up. The girl in handcuffs murdered a 64 year old Finnish man here in our beloved Sin City. She got 23 years sentence and is serving that now.Looking at her one could never believe that she, out of all persons in the world, could do anything like that. She is one of the reasons why it is essential ... Read more

    $8.54 AUD

  • Bali, Indonesia Travel Guide

    Culture - Sightseeing - Activities - Hotels - Nightlife - Restaurants - Transportation

    by Rebecca Fox ...
    (approx. 493 pages) Our illustrated travel guide features of the best information from an experienced traveler as well as other local resources. It's just what you need to help you to plan your trip in advance and to accompany you on-the-ground. Finding Internet access when traveling can be a problem so carry your mobile guidebook in the palm of your hand. We include a fully linked Table of ... Read more

    $3.57 AUD