By (author) Santo Cilauro, By (author) Tom Gleisner, By (author) Rob Stitch

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  • Publisher: Quadrille Publishing Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 127mm x 198mm 505g
  • Publication date: 5 October 2007
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1844004791
  • ISBN 13: 9781844004799
  • Illustrations note: illustrated throughout with colour photographs and artworks

Product description

Molvania, birthplace of the polka and whooping cough, has often been overlooked as a tourist destination but thanks to this fully up-dated Jetlag Travel Guide the keen traveller can now enjoy one of central Europe's best-kept secrets. Everything you need to know about this unique nation - 'a land untouched by modern dentistry' - is here, including: useful phrases: Sprufki Doh Craszko? (What is that smell?); eating out: as a rule, eating out in Molvania is quite cheap - but in some larger cities you may be expected to pay extra for a waiter with a moustache; accommodation: Hotjl Palfvi is a 250-year-old Carmelite convent that has been tastefully restored with a real eye for period detail. For example, each room features a large wooden crucifix that opens to reveal a fully-stocked mini-bar; and culture: the national anthem was chosen in 1987 as part of a competition, sung to the tune of 'What a Feeling' from "Flashdance", the third verse is generally considered optional.

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Author information

The hugely successful Australian writing team of Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner and Rob Sitch have worked together for almost two decades. Under the banner of 'Working Dog' they have produced a vast body of internationally acclaimed projects, including the two award-winning feature films, The Castle and The Dish, and the bestselling Jetlag Travel Guides to Phaic Tan and San Sombrero.