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3 years sooner than the beginning of WWII, Eugene Fodor released his first guidebook, 1936–-On the Continent–The unique shuttle Annual. Fodor's target was once to create a fun-to-read, every year up to date guidebook approximately Europe that emphasised the folk and tradition of a country--a radical switch from the normal guidebook procedure. Seventy-five years later, at the Continentgives readers a nostalgic glimpse and nostalgic grand journey of pre-WWII Europe.Today, Fodor's is without doubt one of the world's greatest and such a lot relied on manufacturers in go back and forth, masking greater than six hundred locations world wide in guidebooks.
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To BORDEAUX via Paris, or to Paris. ) (France) To BRINDISI via Paris, Simplon. ) (Italy) via Paris, Mt. Cenis, Turin. ) ” via Calais or Boulogne, Laon, Bale, St. Gothard to Milan. ) To BRUSSELS via Dover, Calais, Lille. ) (Belgium) via Dover, Ostend. ) ” via Harwich, Zeebrugge. ) ” via Folkestone, Dunkerque, Lille. ) To BUCHAREST via Trieste and train de luxe. ) (Roumania) via Nord Express to Berlin, thence Cracow. ) ” via Strasbourg and train de luxe. ) ” via Ostend, Vienna and Budapest (luxe).
If Ostend may be considered the most important, the most international of our seaside towns, and the one that can provide the most varied entertainments, Le Zoute is without doubt the most elegant and distinguished. It is also the resort most favoured by English visitors. It might almost be considered a half English town, and it is there that you should go after having been to Ostend. The baths here are also exceedingly comfortable, and there are a great many hotels and restaurants. Very fine concerts are frequently being given, and the Casino here has gaming rooms larger and finer than those of Ostend.
Via Harwich, Hook of Holland. ) ” via Harwich, Antwerp, Brussels. ) To COPENHAGEN via Calais or Ostend to Hamburg or Berlin. ) (Denmark) ” via Harwich, Flushing. ) ” via Hook of Holland. ) ” via Harwich and Esbjerg. ) To DRESDEN via Calais or Ostend to Cologne. ) (Saxony) ” via Harwich, Flushing. ) ” via Hook of Holland. ) To GENEVA via Paris. ) (Switzerland) To HAMBURG via Calais (or Ostend), Cologne (luxe). ) (Germany) ” via Harwich, Flushing. ) ” via Harwich, Hook of Holland. ) To INTERLAKEN via Boulogne, Laon, Delle.
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