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    DescriptionMark Smith is the Man in Seat Sixty-One. Although this might make him sound like a fictional spy, he is in fact the man behind the massively popular seat61.com website, which offers invaluable advice on worldwide train travel. Following on from the success of "The Man in Seat 61", which took travellers around Europe by train, this book covers international train travel around Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australasia. Focusing on affordable international travel by scheduled trains, not just deluxe tourist services, this book is packed with insider knowledge and top tips on the best routes and cheapest fares; travelling with children and changing trains; timetables and maps; essential items to travel with; and, everything in between. More and more people are choosing to avoid air travel and seek alternatives, and this is the only book they need for environmentally friendly journeys around the world.


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    Title
    The Man in Seat 61 - Worldwide
    Subtitle
    A Guide to Train Travel Beyond Europe
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Smith
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 576
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 662 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780593059432
    ISBN 10: 0593059433
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: TRG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.3
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    DC22: 910.202
    Thema V1.0: WTH
    Illustrations note
    INCLUDES MAPS, TIMETABLES
    Publisher
    Transworld Publishers Ltd
    Imprint name
    BANTAM PRESS
    Publication date
    04 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Mark Smith lives in Buckinghamshire with his wife and their son. He is a career railwayman. He was the Station Manager for Charing Cross, London Bridge and Cannon Street stations in London in the early to mid 90s, and later the Customer Relations Manager for two UK train companies. He has also worked as a European rail agent issuing tickets and advising other travel agents on train travel across Europe.