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3 years earlier than the beginning of WWII, Eugene Fodor released his first guidebook, 1936–-On the Continent–The wonderful go back and forth Annual. Fodor's objective was once to create a fun-to-read, each year up to date guidebook approximately Europe that emphasised the folk and tradition of a country--a radical swap from the conventional guidebook strategy. Seventy-five years later, at the Continentgives readers a nostalgic glimpse and nostalgic grand travel of pre-WWII Europe.Today, Fodor's is without doubt one of the world's greatest and so much relied on manufacturers in commute, masking greater than six hundred locations all over the world in guidebooks.
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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. The building itself is carried out on daring modern lines. The Hotel Problem As to the hotels, you may choose the Rubens or any other to be found here. They are all excellent. ) All the towns we will describe are tourist centres, and the hotel trade is very up to date and satisfactory everywhere owing to the intensive competition.
On services where such facilities are not obtainable, refreshment baskets will be provided if ordered at time of booking. Smoking as a general rule is not allowed. PRIVATE RADIO TELEGRAMS Passengers may send or receive telegrams during flight on many Continental and on the long-distance services. Enquiries should be made at Companies’ offices. PERSONAL HINTS The cabins of the air liners are enclosed and heated, therefore no special clothing is required, similar clothing to that worn for rail or boat travel being sufficient.
You meet here all manner of people. Some obviously hard up, trying to win a twenty-franc piece or two; others playing in one “coup” from 50 to 100,000 francs. Before these last lean years I have watched bancos of 1,000,000 francs being played there. And this fortune was just a heap of coloured counters of different shapes, a magnet to the eyes of the less fortunate. The spirit of the gambling rooms remains the same, but the stakes are much smaller. It is even possible to play with a capital of ten francs, though at this rate it would take years to win a fortune.
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