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..
- 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..
From Navajo families and a Mohave girl to the splendor of the Grand Canyon and the grasslands of Southern Arizona, the 100 images that appear in these pages are the best to have ever been published in Arizona Highways, as chosen by Photo Editor Jeff Kida and Editor Robert Stieve. As Stieve writes, "..
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..
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..
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..
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..
-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..
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..
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..
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..
Madison and the surrounding area is surprising cornucopia of great hiking destinations, many of which fly right under the radar. Avid hikers will find 60 detailed hikes, more than any other area guidebook, with a wide variety of terrain and skill level. This is a new edition of what has already beco..
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 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: 83.99AUTOR(i): Woodes RogersEDITURA: Narrative PressCOPERTA: BrosataDAT..
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..
A Geek in Thailand is a light-hearted but perceptive look at one of the world's most visited countries from the viewpoint of a young foreign resident. More than just a Thai travel guide, it offers a concise but insightful take on Thailand for tourists, expats, would-be expats, and others--anyone, in..
A gentleman is not only recognizable by his singular appearance and charm, but also by his meticulously chosen wardrobe. And there's no one better to curate this book of the best of menswear but the pope of men's style, Bernhard Roetzel, author of the bestseller The Gentleman. In his all-new A Gentl..
This is an exact facsimile of the first guidebook of its kind to the full length of the famous Route 66, from Chicago to Los Angeles. It was first published in 1946. Route 66 is part of American history now, and this guide is useful for those who wish to follow the old road in lieu of driving on the..
Joe Wilson is a guide to a state-endorsed 250-mile trail that focuses on Virginia's musical heritage. Includes two CDs featuring narrated information about sites along the trail and examples of Appalachian traditional music. NUME CARTE: A Guide to the Crooked Road: Virginia's Heritage Music Trail [W..
Including nearly nine hundred new and replacement markers that have been installed along the commonwealth's roadways since the last edition was published in 1994, this third edition of A Guidebook to Virginia's Historical Markers brings together and updates the texts of more than 1,850 official stat..
From geologic upheavals and mad kings to trade routes and saints' ways, this book relates the tales behind the top 500 walks that have shaped our society. It's easy to imagine traveling back in time as you read about convicts and conquistadores, silk traders and Buddhists who have hiked along routes..
The Medina -- the Old City -- of Fez is the best-preserved, medieval walled city in the world. Inside this vibrant Moroccan community, internet cafes and mobile phones coexist with a maze of donkey-trod alleyways, thousand-year-old sewer systems, and Arab-style houses, gorgeous with intricate, if of..
-From horror to fatigue to indifference, an important look forward and back that provides a grass-roots sense... An honest and troubling snapshot of Israel--both Palestinian and Israeli--that reveals the creeping realization that a two-state solution may NUME CARTE: A Land Without Borders: My Journ..
A People's Guide to Los Angeles offers an assortment of eye-opening alternatives to L.A.'s usual tourist destinations. It documents 115 little-known sites in the City of Angels where struggles related to race, class, gender, and sexuality have occurred. They introduce us to people and events usually..
Loos with incredible views, lavish lavatories, outstanding outhouses - all are featured in this pictorial guide to the world's most stunning toilets. Whether they're high-tech or arty, amusing or amazing, each toilet has a photo and a description of its location. More than 100 restrooms to remember ..
When thinking of New Mexico, few Americans think spy-vs.-spy intrigue, but in fact, to many international intelligence operatives, the state's name is nearly synonymous with espionage, and Santa Fe is a sacred site. The KGB's single greatest intelligence and counterintelligence coups, and the planni..
While still a teenager, Patrick Leigh Fermor made his way across Europe, as recounted in his classic memoirs, A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water. During World War II, he fought with local partisans against the Nazi occupiers of Crete. But in A Time to Keep Silence, Leigh Fermor writ..
The only guide to Michigan lighthouses that includes maps and directions. Includes a photo of each light, plus concise text that combines color description, fascinating history, and practical advice. A must-have resource. NUME CARTE: A Traveler's Guide to 116 Michigan Lighthouses, PaperbackISBN: 097..
This is the true story of a trip to the beach that never ends. It's about a husband and wife who escape civilization to build a small restaurant on an island paradise -- and discover that even paradise has its pitfalls. It's a story filled with calamities and comedy, culinary disasters and triumphs,..
Twenty-five years ago, a disillusioned young man set out on a walk across America. This is the book he wrote about that journey -- a classic account of the reawakening of his faith in himself and his country.-I started out searching for myself and my country, - Peter Jenkins writes, -and found both...
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte. The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America-majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes. If you're going to take a hike, it's probably the plac..
The Land of the Rising Sun is shining brightly across the American cultural landscape. Recent films such as Lost in Translation and Memoirs of a Geisha seem to have made everyone an expert on Japan, even if they've never been there. But the only way for a Westerner to get to know the real Japan is t..
National Bestseller In this witty and warm-hearted account, Peter Mayle tells what it is like to realize a long-cherished dream and actually move into a 200-year-old stone farmhouse in the remote country of the Luberon with his wife and two large dogs. He endures January's frosty mistral as it come..
Above the Gravel Bar opens up a new way of seeing Maine and the Northeast as a vast network of waterways. With this book you can put your kayak/canoe in a nearby river or pond in Maine and travel prehistoric routes to campgrounds thousands of years old. David Cook takes the reader on a birchbark can..
Since 1986, Jerry Schad's Afoot and Afield: San Diego County has been the premier trail guide for hikers, backpackers, and mountain bikers. It describes routes ranging from brief, family-friendly hikes to multiple-day overnight trips in remote regions of the backcountry, providing equal weight to th..
An African safari is arguably one of the most alluring and easily understood dreams of our time. Just the thought of an African safari evokes thoughts of adventure, a journey through nature's greatest spectacle, a glimpse of the earth before man. African Safari is an exploration of all that the word..