The world's bestselling travel book is back in a more informative, more experiential, more budget-friendly full-color edition. A #1 New York Times bestseller, 1,000 Places reinvented the idea of travel book as both wish list and practical guide. As Newsweek wrote, it "tells you what's beautiful, wha..
The 1,000 Places to See books are pleasurable, inspiring, wondrous, a best-selling phenomenon and, yes, practical: Announcing the updated edition of "1,000 Places to See in the USA & Canada Before You Die," "The New York Times" No. 1 bestseller. Because USA & Canada is not only a wish book but also ..
Covering the U.S.A. and Canada like never before, and for the first time with full-color photographs, here are 1,000 compelling, essential, offbeat, utterly unforgettable places. Pristine beaches and national parks, world-class museums and the Just for Laughs festival, mountain resorts, salmon-rich ..
- Only the best hikes selected from a state with an abundance of trail riches - Utah is a national destination for hikers - Hikes range from easy day hikes to more challenging backpacking trips 100 Classic Hikes: Utah expands Mountaineers Books' most popular hiking guidebook series.Featuring full-..
Rooms with a view. A hotel is a hotel is a hotel? Not in this collection of 100 heavenly hideaways. When travelling for business, modern man and woman often prefer hotel rooms of the same type in London, Paris, or Shanghai. It's just more convenient. A different set of rules applies when they search..
This detailed guide describes the trails of Oregon's recreational heartland between Bend, Salem, and Eugene, including the Three Sisters and Mt. Jefferson areas. With 120 maps and 200 photos, the book covers every trail in the region. Special symbols make it easy to pick trails that are best for bac..
Updated with a dozen new hikes and a big color section, this classic guide to Oregon's scenic coast now includes campgrounds, hotels, wildflowers, lighthouses, the Oregon Coast Trail, and a full-color guide to the Coast's top attractions. NUME CARTE: 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Rang..
100 Things to Do in America Before You Die is a fun guide to understanding the complex fabric of the United States and the people that call it home. This book isn't simply a listing of places to visit but a catalogue of uniquely American experiences. From sipping on southern sweet tea to standing wh..
Both casual travelers and dedicated history buffs will relish this visitor's guide to palaces, cathedrals, temples, battlefields, homes of great artists and statesmen--places and monuments that bear witness to thousands of years of human history. Packed with vivid color photos and detailed textual e..
This generously illustrated volume features 1,001 carefully selected scenic walks throughout the world in both natural and urban settings--from Africa's Rift Valley to the Appalachian Trail. This latest volume in the hugely popular 1,001 series is the ideal guide to the world's most exhilarating wal..
What Are You Waiting For?Looking for a guidebook that isn't full of tired, lame, or even BS travel information? 101 Places to Get Fucked Up Before You Die brings together the most irreverent and legit accounts of drinking, nightlife and travel culture around the world. Part guide, part social commen..
Five million visitors crowd into St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York each year. Hundreds of thousands annually pay homage to the Blessed Virgin at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. But Catholic travelers don't always realize that every state in the Union contains u..
Take an informative journey of 101 things to do and see in the popular summer playground island of Martha's Vineyard, off the coast of Massachusetts. Through 231 stunning photographs, explore the streets lined with majestic white-clapboard captains' mansions in Edgartown, reach for the brass ring on..
Travel with local resident and photographer Gary J. Sikorski on a tour of 101 things to do and see in this beautiful coastal state. Known for its sandy beaches and quaint seaside towns, the smallest state contains many big wonders. Through more than 300 stunning photographs, explore cramped antique ..
Southwestern British Columbia s bestselling and most comprehensive hiking guide is bigger and better than ever. It guides hikers of all abilities around lakes, rivers, and mountains from the North Shore and Howe Sound to Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton, and east to the Fraser Valley and Hope-Manning P..
-The ultimate insider's guide to Chicago, fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographs -Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides -Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 170 titles an NUME CARTE: 111 Places in Chicago That You M..
Discover the hidden places, stories, and neighborhoods that reveal Hong Kong's true character, history, and flavor Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 150 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwide From zero to hundred in 175 years, no other metropolis has as compress..
Almost everybody knows Big Ben, the British Museum, Buckingham Palace, and the Tower Bridge. But the secret London which shapes the flair of the capital of the British Empire more than anything else is getting harder and harder to find. This guide elucidates unknown aspects of well-known places, but..
-Go beyond the glitz and glamour of Hollywood to discover the quirky culture of The City of Angels -Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 150 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwide "In Los Angeles, everyone is a star." - NUME CARTE: 111 Places in Los Angeles That Y..
Go off the beaten path to discover the hidden places, stories, and neighborhoods that reveal New Orleans' true character, history, and flavor The ultimate insider's guide to New Orleans Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides Part of the international 111 Place..
Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 150 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwideFully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographsThe ultimate insider's guide to New York CityNew York, New York - a crazy quilt of evolving neighborhoods, trends, and tastes, and h..
Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 150 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwideAppeals to both the local market (nearly 7 million call the Bay Area home) and the tourist market (over 16 million people visit San Francisco every year)Fully illustrated with 111 full-p..
On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed legislation creating the National Park Service, a new federal bureau in the Department of the Interior responsible for protecting existing national parks and monuments and those yet to be established. By doing so, he not only preserved America's mo..
Forget conventional travel guides and discover the "real" New York Whether you are already a fan or on your first trip to the Big Apple, this book will (re)kindle your love for the city that never sleeps. It will introduce you to a New York that is as unique and diverse as its wide array of neighbo..
Forget conventional travel guides and discover the "real" San Francisco She loves Art Deco and the latest techno music. She grows organic vegetables on her rooftops and has some of the greatest cuisine in the world. Whether you've already fallen for the city that inspired Jack Kerouac, Harvey Milk ..
Go off the beaten path to discover 33 weekend getaways in the San Francisco Bay Area; the ultimate insider's getaway guide Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides An extension of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 150 titles and 1 million c..
In 1980 Cathy N. Davidson traveled to Japan to teach English at a leading all-women's university. It was the first of many journeys and the beginning of a deep and abiding fascination. In this extraordinary book, Davidson depicts a series of intimate moments and small epiphanies that together make u..
On Cayuga Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes, Ithaca, NY, is home to Cornell University and Ithaca College. Gorges. Enlightened. Quirky. Ithacans do things differently. For every day of the year, there is something interesting in this guidebook to see or do. Laurel Guy weaves 10,000 details into ..
Anyone planning a fishing trip to beautiful southern Colorado needs this book to locate the best fly-fishing streams. Most guidebooks focus on large, well-known drainages. Williams and McPhail identify many locations not included in other books. They also recommend appropriate flies for each stream ..
Includes outings suitable for families with small children and full-scale assaults on challenging peaks. This book offers useful information about the geology, wildlife, plants, history, and weather features of Nevada, as well as helpful directions to ensure safe and comfortable travel in Nevada's r..
A one-of-a-kind guide to fifty of the most important cultural and historic sites in the United States guaranteed to fascinate, educate, and entertain--selected and described by the former director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. From Massachusetts to Florida to Washington t..
This richly illustrated book from the travel experts at National Geographic showcases the best travel experiences in every state, from the obvious to the unexpected. Sites include national parks, beaches, hotels, Civil War battlefields, dude ranches, out-of-the-way museums, and more. You'll discover..
Within the seven county "metro" area that encompasses the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul lies a network of hundreds of miles of trails. Hikes were selected to be representative of the area, showcasing the park or region's main attractions or personality. Some of these trails are broad, pave..
CLICK HERE to download a sample route from 75 Classic Rides Northern California Bill Oetinger calls Northern California "something approaching cycling paradise." But, as he says in the introduction to 75 Classic Rides: Northern California, "Even paradise will be a muddled maze if you don't know you..
From an after-work ride through Portland's neighborhood streets or a family cycle along the flat Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway, to a multi-day tour in the salty breezes of the Oregon coast if you're seeking the best road biking the state has to offer, you'll find plenty of blacktop bliss in 75 Cl..
8,000 Miles of Dirt is the backroad travel guide describing 140 of Wyoming's scenic country byways. This new and revised Second Edition contains more than 120 photographs and 140 maps detailing each individual trip. 8,000 Miles of Dirt is the required travel guide and source book for: Natives, Photo..
The only guidebook covering three short routes to Santiago de Compostela: - just the last five stages of the Camino de Santiago (Camino Frances) from Sarria to Santiago; - the Camino Finisterre and its Muxia extension; - the Camino Ingles. Written in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portug..
The hysterical story bestseller about one man's epic Celtic sojourn in search of ancestors, nostalgia, and the world's greatest round of golf By turns hilarious and poetic, A Course Called Ireland is a magnificent tour of a vibrant land and paean to the world's greatest game in the tradition of B..
Cruise ships, the largest moving man-made objects, can be almost a quarter-mile long, as tall as a 25-story building, and can be largely self-contained cities of perhaps 8,000 people. With 172 photographs and illustrations, the cruise ship is examined; its planning, construction, operation, and ulti..
A Cruising Guide to The Turks and Caicos Islands, 3rd ed.: with expanded Dominican Republic coverage, is a new, updated and improved version of the Turks and Caicos Guide we originally produced during the 1990s. This in-depth cruising guide provides coverage of the entire Turks and Caicos region, in..
Recounts Woodes Rogers wildly audacious 1708-1711 circumnavigation around the world in search of Spanish ships to seize as booty and treasure. NUME CARTE: A Cruising Voyage Round the World, PaperbackISBN: 158976238XPRET EDITURA: 81.99AUTOR(i): Woodes RogersEDITURA: Narrative PressCOPERTA: BrosataDAT..
From the top of the Adirondack Northway to the precipitous drop that creates Niagara Falls, Hiking Waterfalls in New York State provides all of the information readers need to find their way to waterfalls hidden in the crevices of the Catskill Mountains, high on the faces of the High Peaks, flowing ..
A stimulating exploration of wandering, being lost, and the uses of the unknown from the author of Men Explain Things To Me Written as a series of autobiographical essays, A Field Guide to Getting Lost draws on emblematic moments and relationships in Rebecca Solnit's life to explore issues of uncert..
This second, updated edition of the acclaimed A Field Guide to Gettysburg will lead visitors to every important site across the battlefield and also give them ways to envision the action and empathize with the soldiers involved and the local people into whose lives and lands the battle intruded. Bot..
A thrilling ocean voyage on the Queen Mary 2 from New York City to Southampton culminating in a two-month ramble through the charming backroads and small villages of the pastoral English countryside in the spring of last year is the subject of this delicious travel journal that Susan has painstaking..
For every fan of kung fu, steamed dumplings, Confucius and giant skyscrapers, A Geek in China is a hip, smart and concise guide to the Middle Kingdom. Packed with photographs and short articles on all aspects of Chinese culture, past and present, A Geek in China introduces readers to everything from..
For every fan of manga, anime, J-pop, or Zen, A Geek in Japan is a hip, smart and concise guide to the land that is their source. Comprehensive and well informed, it covers a wide array of topics in short articles accompanied by sidebars and numerous photographs, providing a lively digest of the soc..
For every fan of K-Pop music, Korean Wave dramas and Kimchi--or anyone intrigued by Korea and Korean culture--A Geek in Korea is a hip, new guide to the land of the Samsung smartphone and Gangnam Style. Author Dan Tudor first arrived in Korea on the eve of the 2002 World Cup when South Korea played ..