New York City (Eyewitness Travel Guides)

Drawing at the similar criteria of accuracy because the acclaimed DK Eyewitness commute Guides, every one e-book in DK's Top 10 sequence makes use of evocative colour images, first-class cartography, and updated commute content material to create a competent and invaluable pocket-sized trip advisor.

Dozens of best 10 lists supply important info on every one vacation spot, in addition to insider suggestions, from uncovering a city's so much memorable attractions to discovering the simplest eating places and inns in every one local. And to avoid wasting you time and cash, there is even a best 10 checklist of items to prevent.

every one Top 10 includes a pull-out map and consultant that incorporates fold-out maps of urban metro structures, necessary mobile numbers, and 60 nice rules on the way to spend your day.

Show description

Continue reading "New York City (Eyewitness Travel Guides)"

Imagined London: A Tour of the World's Greatest Fictional City (National Geographic Directions)

By Anna Quindlen

Anna Quindlen first visited London from a chair in her suburban Philadelphia home—in one in every of her loved adolescence secret novels. She has been again to London numerous instances due to the fact, throughout the pages of books and in individual, and now, in Imagined London, she takes her personal readers on a journey of this maximum of literary cities.

While ny, Paris, and Dublin also are vividly portrayed in fiction, it truly is London, Quindlen argues, that has consistently been the superstar, either end result of the primacy of English literature and the specificity of urban descriptions. She bases her view of town on her personal special literary map, monitoring the footsteps of her favourite characters: the locations the place Evelyn Waugh's shiny younger issues danced until eventually sunrise, or the place Lydia Bennett eloped with the dastardly Wickham.

In Imagined London, Quindlen walks during the urban, relocating inside of blocks from the nice books of the nineteenth century to the detective novels of the twentieth to the recent modernist culture of the twenty first. With wit and style, Imagined London offers this fabulous urban its complete due within the panorama of the literary imagination.

Praise for Imagined London:

"Shows simply how a lot a interpreting event can enhance a actual journey." —New York occasions booklet Review

"An based new paintings of nonfiction... humans should be encouraged through this book." —Ann Curry, Today

"An affectionate, richly allusive tribute to the city." —Kirkus Reviews

Show description

Continue reading "Imagined London: A Tour of the World's Greatest Fictional City (National Geographic Directions)"

Discover New Zealand (Country Guide)

By Charles Rawlings-Way, Brett Atkinson, Peter Dragicevich, Sarah Bennett, Lee Slater

Experience the easiest of latest Zealand
Geothermal Rotorua, scenic Queenstown, brilliant Auckland – we’ve chosen the main iconic points of interest and impressive locations so that you can benefit from the actual New Zealand with the minimal of fuss.
Highlights exhibit the must-see sights and unbeatable experiences
Itineraries make making plans your journey less complicated than ever
Local Experts suggest what to not miss
Pull-Out Map places the roads of recent Zealand on your pocket

Our Promise
You can belief our shuttle info simply because Lonely Planet authors stopover at the locations we write approximately, every variation. We by no means settle for freebies for confident insurance so that you can depend on us to inform it love it is.

Show description

Continue reading "Discover New Zealand (Country Guide)"

On the Road to Babadag: Travels in the Other Europe

By Andrzej Stasiuk

Andrzej Stasiuk is a stressed and indefatigable visitor. His trips take him from his local Poland to Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Albania, Moldova, and Ukraine. through vehicle, educate, bus, ferry. To small cities and villages with unfamiliar-sounding but unusually evocative names. “The center of my Europe,” Stasiuk tells us, “beats in Sokolow, Podlaski, and in Husi, no longer in Vienna.” 

Where did Moldova finish and Transylvania commence, he wonders as he's being pushed at breakneck velocity in an historic Audi—loose wires striking from the dashboard—by a driving force in shorts and naked ft, a move swinging on his chest. In Comrat, a funeral procession strikes slowly down the most highway, the open coffin on a pickup truck, an outdated girl wearing black brushing away the flies above the face of the deceased. directly to Soroca, a baroque-Byzantine-Tatar-Turkish encampment, to satisfy Gypsies. And the entire method to Babadag, among the Baltic Coast and the Black Sea, the place Stasiuk sees his first minaret, “simple and critical, a pencil pointed on the sky.” 

A amazing travel of Europe’s darkish underside—travel writing at its best possible.

Show description

Continue reading "On the Road to Babadag: Travels in the Other Europe"

Moon Angkor Wat: Including Siem Reap & Phnom Penh (Moon Handbooks)

By Tom Vater

With suggestion you could belief and the original point of view of author and international vacationer Tom Vater, Moon Angkor Wat has every thing you want to understand to have an unforgettable experience.

From the remarkable great thing about its temples to the bustling development and tradition of the within reach towns, Angkor Wat has all of it. discover Angkor Wat and its atmosphere with self assurance utilizing Moon’s strategic itineraries and most sensible actions, comparable to tips on how to travel the Temples of Angkor, a UNESCO international historical past web site, perform community-supported tourism, and dig deep into Khmer artwork and history.

With expertly crafted maps and beautiful photographs, this full-color guidebook grants the instruments you must have an immersive and special experience.

Moon Angkor Wat contains components such as:
Siem Reap
Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom
Anteay Chhmar
Sambor Prei Kuk
Preah Khan, Koh Ker, and Preah Vihear
Phnom Penh

Find the Moon advisor that most nearly fits your trip!
Extend your journey to a few of Southeast Asia’s such a lot awe-inspiring locations with Moon Vietnam, Moon Taj Mahal and Moon Phuket & Ko Samui.

Show description

Continue reading "Moon Angkor Wat: Including Siem Reap & Phnom Penh (Moon Handbooks)"

Rick Steves Portugal

You can anticipate Rick Steves to inform you what you really want to know whilst touring in Portugal.

With this consultant, you are going to discover this unstressed nation on the western fringe of Europe. travel Lisbon's cobbled lanes and grand squares, reminders of Portugal's seafaring glory days. Step again into background on the palaces in Sintra and the bone chapel of Évora. take up the solar on the Algarve seashore of your desires. whilst night comes, get pleasure from a dinner of clean seafood stew, and lift a pitcher of port wine in a toast.

Rick’s candid, funny recommendation will consultant you to good-value resorts and eating places. He’ll assist you plan the place to head and what to determine, counting on the size of your journey. You’ll get updated options approximately what's worthy it slow and cash. greater than simply experiences and instructions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a travel advisor on your pocket.

Show description

Continue reading "Rick Steves Portugal"

Melbourne & Victoria Travel Guide (8th Edition)

By Anthony Ham, Trent Holden, Kate Morgan

Melbourne is food-obsessed, marvellously multicultural and a showpiece for Australian tradition. past town limits, Victoria deals soulful heritage, stirring barren region and culinary excellence.
Lonely Planet gets you to the guts of Melbourne & Victoria, with outstanding trip stories and the simplest making plans advice:
inspirational pictures, urban walks and proposals from our professional authors
planning positive factors and most sensible itineraries that can assist you plan the right trip
local secrets and techniques and hidden shuttle gem stones that might make your journey unique
plus itineraries with pictures, Victoria outside making plans bankruptcy, Melbourne color maps and nutrition & tradition essays
Coverage contains: Melbourne & round, nice Mornington Peninsula & Phillip Island, Ocean street & Bellarine Peninsula, Goldfields & the Grampians, Gippsland & Wilsons Promontory, The excessive nation, The Murray River & Around

Read extra:

Show description

Continue reading "Melbourne & Victoria Travel Guide (8th Edition)"

A Winter in Arabia: A Journey Through Yemen

By Freya Stark

One of the main unconventional and brave explorers of her time, Freya Stark chronicled her remarkable Travels within the close to East, developing herself as a 20th century heroine.

A wintry weather in Arabia recounts her 1937-8 excursion in what's now Yemen, a trip which helped safe her popularity not just as a superb commute author, but additionally as a primary geographer, historian, and archaeologist. There, within the land whose "nakedness is clothed in shreds of departed splendor," she and partners spent a iciness looking for an old South Arabian city.

delivering infrequent glimpses of existence at the back of the veil-the subtleties of industrial and social behavior, the frilly good looks rituals of the ladies, and the sour animosities among rival tribes, Freya Stark conveys the "perpetual allure of Arabia ... that the traveller unearths his personal point there easily as a human being."

Show description

Continue reading "A Winter in Arabia: A Journey Through Yemen"

A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler

By Jason Roberts

He used to be recognized easily because the Blind vacationer. A solitary, sightless adventurer, James Holman (1786-1857) fought the slave alternate in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted rogue elephants in Ceylon, helped chart the Australian outback—and, astonishingly, circumnavigated the globe, turning into one of many maximum wonders of the area he so sagaciously explored. A feel of the World is a spellbinding and relocating rediscovery of 1 of history's so much epic lives—a tale to rouse our personal senses of awe and wonder.

Show description

Continue reading "A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler"

Thailand Travel Atlas

Discovering your approach round the a number of areas inside Thailand is a breeze with this convenient Tuttle trip atlas. Designed for the adventurous traveller and containing all of the maps you will have in your explorations, this atlas comprises many perspectives which are on hand nowhere else.

The atlas is comfortably divided into the key areas of Thailand: Bangkok, primary Thailand, Southeastern Thailand, and northern Thailand. all of the 23 maps during this atlas is gifted in a logical, easy-to-follow demeanour, with emphasis at the most often visited components. All position names, road names and constructions are listed for fast reference.

COMPREHENSIVE: special insets of significant towns, commute locations and company hubs in Thailand

INFORMATIVE: certain destinations of all well known attractions, eating places, temples, procuring department stores and different crucial locations

PRACTICAL: The convenient measurement, well-designed key maps and accomplished index assist you locate areas you're looking for quickly

RELIABLE: The maps during this atlas are completely researched and frequently up-to-date by means of the prime writer of Asia Pacific maps.

Show description

Continue reading "Thailand Travel Atlas"