New Book Leads Readers Through the Perils and Pitfalls of Traveling Abroad

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Americans Traveling Abroad: What You Should Know Before You Go (3rd Ed.) by Gladson I. Nwanna, Ph.D. This book provides comprehensive information on travel to more than 170 countries, information that should be of interest to all Americans traveling abroad. Americans Traveling Abroad… is a best-seller, encyclopedia of money-saving, shopping, health and safety tips. Besides providing region and country-specific information, it also addresses such diverse concerns as what to do if stranded, kidnapped, hijacked, arrested and running out of money to matters such as dual nationality, illness, death, birth or marriage abroad. The book has tips and other information for almost every category of travelers including women, children, students, older Americans, the disabled, business and leisure travelers.

With the continued easing of international travel restrictions, a growing number of Americans have resumed overseas travels. Unfortunately, while many of them are making their travel plans, they neglect to anticipate the very real problems they can encounter once their feet touch foreign soil.

Americans Traveling Abroad: What You Should Know Before You GO (3rd. Rev. Edition) by Gladson I. Nwanna takes the guesswork out of journeying abroad by providing comprehensive, reliable, and authoritative information (much of it from U.S. government sources) on travel to more than 170 countries. Both the business traveler and tourist will benefit from the strategies outlined in this book such as obtaining the proper documentation prior to departure, taking precautions against terrorism and ensuring quality medical care if needed. The book also addresses such diverse concerns as foreign adoptions and international child abductions, overseas marriage, and importation of foreign vehicles. Special information is given for older travelers, student, and disabled travelers. In addition to the topical chapters are those that focus on specific regions of the world.

Readers will also find this updated third edition of Americans Traveling Abroad useful and timely since it incorporates important post "9-11" travel precautions and safety tips. Also included are new U.S. government airport security screening procedures and guidelines as well as luggage packing tips.

"This is one publication that truly lives up to its description". -AMERICAN library Association (ALA) BOOKLIST

"... extremely comprehensive and well-researched. A traveler would be hard pressed to find information not included in this volume. Well recommended". -Library Journal.

Besides including information on every continent and region of the world where Americans travel, the revised edition of Americans Traveling Abroad contains references and resources that overseas travelers can consult along with 25 appendices.

Gladson I. Nwanna, Ph.D., is also author of several other books including "Traveling Abroad Post '9-11' and in the Wake of Terrorism: A Practical Guide for Americans & Other International Travelers," "Americans Living Abroad: What You Should Know While You are There," "American Businesses Abroad: How to Protect Your Assets and Personnel" and the regional book series "Do's and Don'ts Around the World: A Country Guide to Cultural and Social Taboos and Etiquette."

Dr. Nwanna is a university professor, a former consultant to the World Bank and a veteran International traveler. Americans Traveling Abroad: What You Should Know Before You Go is published by Frontline Publishers, It is available at, through major bookstores nationwide or directly from the publisher at 410-922-4903. Retail Price $39.99; ISBN #: 1-890605-10-7; 720 pages.

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