An essential companion for hassle-free travel.
Why don't things abroad work the same way as they do at home, especially when they look so familiar? An illustrated phrase book for situations where you don't need words, plus those essential phrases when you do. How were you to know that you had to weigh your own fruit in the supermarket, or that the unidentified machine on the platform was where you should have punched your ticket before getting on the train, or that the barman is trying to tell you to pay for your drink at the cash till before you can order it at the bar, or that the titbits he places by your side are for everyone, not just for you to scoff? Find out essential information like this as well as how to decipher hundreds of signs in the streets, on the motorway, in train stations. This is a new generation phrase book combining highly illustrated practical information (specially commissioned photos) together with essential phrases.