The Kindness of Strangers (Lonely Planet Travel Literature)

The Kindness of Strangers Lonely Planet Travel Literature Lonely Planet The world s leading travel guide publisher A timely collection of inspiring tales The Kindness of Strangers explores the unexpected human connections that so often transfigure and trans

  • Title: The Kindness of Strangers (Lonely Planet Travel Literature)
  • Author: Simon Winchester Tim Cahill Jan Morris Stanley Stewart Alice Waters
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 367
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Lonely Planet The world s leading travel guide publisher A timely collection of inspiring tales, The Kindness of Strangers explores the unexpected human connections that so often transfigure and transform the experience of travel, and celebrates the gift of kindness around the world Featuring stories by Jan Morris, Tim Cahill, Simon Winchester and Dave Eggers This ebooLonely Planet The world s leading travel guide publisher A timely collection of inspiring tales, The Kindness of Strangers explores the unexpected human connections that so often transfigure and transform the experience of travel, and celebrates the gift of kindness around the world Featuring stories by Jan Morris, Tim Cahill, Simon Winchester and Dave Eggers This ebook does not contain essays by Pico Iyer and Tanya Shaffer, which were part of the print collection I greatly appreciate the theme of this book that gathers stories of kindness received when it was most needed and perhaps least expected I am sure they will inspire everyone who reads them, encouraging each of us to take whatever opportunities arise to be kind to others in turn HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA The Kindness of Strangers is a wonderful companion for travel It enlarges us, reminds us that serendipity is one of the ultimate joys of life s constant journey AMY TAN A wonderful idea beautifully realized I enjoyed it immensely BILL BRYSON About Lonely Planet Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community Lonely Planet s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places where they travel TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other New York Times Lonely Planet It s on everyone s bookshelves it s in every traveller s hands It s on mobile phones It s on the Internet It s everywhere, and it s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world Fairfax Media Australia 1 in the world market share source Nielsen Bookscan Australia, UK and USA March 2012 January 2013

    One thought on “The Kindness of Strangers (Lonely Planet Travel Literature)”

    1. I started reading this book while staying at a couple's farm while WOOFing for the weekend, and finished it while visiting a friend's parents for Thanksgiving. I encountered the kindness of strangers while within a couple hours from home.This book takes this concept to the next level and has travelers around the world share their stories about the way their life intersected with the kindness of strangers. And this kindness has multiple facets: it can save your life and make you witness magical m [...]

    2. Great stories Anyone who travels whether it's a mile from home or thousands can relate to these stories. From lending a helping hand to saving their life these stories show real people at the mercy of complete strangers. I enjoyed the book very much and purchased a hard copy of it to pass along - perhaps to a stranger someday.

    3. An inspirational collection of true short stories about people encountering the kindness of strangers while traveling. The stories were well written, uplifting, interesting and diverse. I really enjoyed this book. It will restore your faith in humanity! I highly recommend it!

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *