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Scotland offers astonishing variety: its sophisticated cities such as Edinburgh and Glasgow, and iconic landscapes of moors, mountains, and lochs, have strong allure. Americans make up the largest market of international visitors, with over 300,000 annually. St. Andrews is a pilgrimage for golfers; castles dot the country; and whisky distilleries are popular around the northeast and western islands. Scotland’s customs and products–from tartans and bagpipes to tweeds–are known worldwide, but there’s nothing like experiencing them firsthand.N
Wordsmiths and Warriors explores the heritage of English through the places in Britain that shaped it. It unites the warriors, whose invasions transformed the language, with the poets, scholars, reformers, and others who helped create its character. The book relates a real journey. David and Hilary Crystal drove thousands of miles to produce this fascinating combination of English-language history and travelogue, from locations in south-east Kent to the Scottish lowlands, and from south-west Wales to the East Anglian coast.
Selling for a lower price than any similar guidebook, and deliberately limited to a short 256 pages, this EasyGuide is an exercise in creating easily-absorbed travel information. It emphasizes the authentic experiences in each destination:the most important attractions, the classic method of approaching a particular destination; the best choices for accommodations and meals; the best ways to maximize the enjoyment of your stay. Because it is "quick to read, light to carry", it is called an "EasyGuide", and reflects Arthur Frommer’s lifetime of experience in presenting clear and concise travel advice.
Explore Vietnam is from the popular series from insight and is the ideal companion when discovering this exciting country. This itinerary-based guide provides details of the country’s best routes, written by a local expert, for that personal touch and insider information. Explore Vietnam is the perfect companion when exploring this fascinating country, revealing its history and cultural flavour through appealing walks and tours, which link the sights from dynamic Ho Chi Minh City through to stunning Halong Bay.T
Café London takes locals and tourists beyond the obvious guidebook destinations. It highlights the best places to go for a trendy brunch, simple lunch and decadent afternoon tea, as well as the best places for a real coffee and a perfect cup of tea. Covering more than 100 destinations, it’s an essential guide for visitors looking for an authentic London experience, and Londoners looking to discover new café favourites.
Scotland offers astonishing variety: its iconic lochs and mountains, as well as lively cities such as Edinburgh and Glasgow, have strong allure. Visitors from North America increased 28% in 2014, to over 500,000. St. Andrews is a pilgrimage for golfers; castles dot the country; and whisky distilleries are gaining popularity. Scotland’s customs and products–from tartans to tweeds–are known worldwide, but there’s nothing like experiencing them firsthand.
The tale of a scenic cycling trip—including an index of the 50 finest beers tasted on the trip"One more wouldn’t hurt," said Mick. I looked at him doubtfully. "I’m not sure. It’s gone three o’clock already. What time does it get dark in Cornwall at this time of year?" "Not for ages," said Mick, waving his hand dismissively. "One more and then we’ll get on." He headed back to the bar with our empty beer glasses.As Ellie’s 50th birthday approaches and her ambitions of a steady income, a successful career, and an ascent of Everest seem as far away as ever, she begins to doubt she’s capable of achieving anything at all.
The Rough Guide to London is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world’s most exciting cities.With full color throughout and dozens of photos to illustrate London’s great buildings, iconic landmarks, and distinctive neighborhoods, this updated guidebook will show you the best the city has to offer, from Big Ben, the London Eye, and Olympic Park to markets and museums, gourmet restaurants, and hidden pubs.London has something for everyone — art galleries and shopping arcades, spacious parks and grand palaces — and The Rough Guide to London uncovers it all.
Expanded Coverage: London’s Olympic stint yielded plenty of new or polished-up restaurants, hotels, and attractions, making this guide perfect for travelers heading to London after the Olympic festivities. Illustrated Features: Magazine-style color features explore essential London, including classic sights like the Tower of London and Westminster Abbey as well as cultural experiences such as shopping in the city’s superb markets and exploring its famous green parks. Neighborhood shopping and dining spotlights show how to make the best of the city’s retail and culinary options.
Newly revised, updated, and redesigned for 2016.True to its name, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 London covers all the city’s major sights and attractions in easy-to-use "top 10" lists that help you plan the vacation that’s right for you.This newly updated travel guide for London will lead you straight to the best attractions the city has to offer, whether you want to see Big Ben from the top of the London Eye, visit the National Gallery, take a stroll through one of the many beautiful parks, or have an authentic pub experience.E
Top Sights The city’s must-see sights plus expert advice to make your trip even better. Local Life Discover how to unlock the city with guides to areas that the locals really love. Best Of London We’ve found the best walks, food, art, shopping, views, nightlife and more.
Rick Steves’ Pocket guidebooks truly are a “tour guide in your pocket.” Each colorful, compact book includes Rick’s advice for prioritizing your time, whether you’re spending one or seven days in a city. Everything a busy traveler needs is easy to access: a neighborhood overview, city walks and tours, sights, handy food and accommodations charts, an appendix packed with information on trip planning and practicalities, and a fold-out city map.Included in Rick Steves’ Pocket London—Sights: the National Portrait Gallery, Courtauld Gallery, Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Bankside WalkWalks and Tours: the Westminster Walk, Westminster Abbey Tour, National Gallery Tour, West End Walk, British Museum Tour, British Library Tour, The City Walk, St.
Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet Pocket Dublin is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stroll through the Elizabethan academe of Trinity College, sample a pint of black gold at Guinness Storehouse and explore Dublin Castle; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Dublin and begin your journey now!Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin: Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets – eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Free, convenient pull-out Dublin map (included in print version), plus 15 colour neighbourhood maps User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time Covers Grafton St, Merrion Square, Temple Bar, Kilmainham and the Liberties, North of the Liffey, Docklands and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin, a colorful, easy-to-use and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can’t-miss experiences to maximise a quick-trip experience.
Compiled by expert travel writers, based full- or part-time in the countries and regions they write about, DK’s new Back Roads series uses in-depth local knowledge to create driving tours full of original ideas for activities, off-the-beaten-track stops, and authentically ‘native’ places to eat and to stay. Taking travelers off the main roads and into the real life of a country, each title in DK’s new Eyewitness Back Roads series contains up to 25 drive routes lasting from one to seven days. From intimate hotels and guesthouses to the most charming restaurants and bars specializing in seasonal dishes and regional produce, each drive has recommendations for places to spend the night, dine, and sightsee along the route.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a more comprehensive, engrossing, and just plain fun-to-read guidebook than the Eyewitness Travel Guide: Great Britain. Spilling over with all sorts of useful information for the traveler, you’ll find three-dimensional drawings, floor plans, and detailed neighborhood maps, as well as timelines, charts, and even popular bus routes. Broken into several sections–"Introducing Great Britain," "Region by Region" (including London and environs, Scotland, and Wales), "Traveler’s Needs," and "Survival Guide"–the guide paints a complete picture of the country.
Baustelle BerlinDer Baedeker Berlin Potsdam begleitet durch repräsentative Regierungsbauten, fantastische Museen und eine quicklebendige Szene.Das Kapitel Hintergrund beschäftigt sich mit Berlins Wirtschaft, seiner Geschichte, seiner Architektur und seinen Menschen und erzählt die Geschichte der Mauer von ihrem Bau bis zum Abriss. Was sind die typischen Gerichte und wo kann man sie probieren? Was kann man mit Kindern unternehmen? Antworten auf diese und viele andere Fragen gibtdas Kapitel "Erleben und Genießen".
“London’s wealth of historic splendor draws millions of visitors every year, while its diverse cultural dynamism charms all who come to this most international, but intrinsically British city.” – Damian Harper, Lonely Planet Writer
"An Audience with an Elephant" should appeal to any travel writing fan who has enjoyed Tony Hawks’ quest to play tennis with the Moldovans and Pete McCarthy’s bar – but here is no manufactured, factitious wackiness: rather a quest for genuine, magnificent eccentricity – and all without ever leaving Britain. Rogers’ travels take him to Great Yarmouth, to find the only giant tortoise that is also a living veteran of Gallipoli; to Stalybridge (to travel on the "ghost" railway train that runs in one direction only); and even to Buckingham Palace, on an out-of-the-blue commission to write speeches for the Prince of Wales.
London is home to both the traditional and the trend-setting, from ceremonious pomp and pageantry to the "anything goes" aura of Soho. You can hang around the Tower of London or seek out the coolest shops and happening clubs. Once you've worked up an appetite, you can feast on fish and chips, try modern British cuisine, or take advantage of great ethnic restaurants, including Indian, French, Chinese and more. Take in the historical sites or explore the city’s diverse neighborhoods. This guide gives you the latest scoop on:The hottest clubs and night life, the coolest shopping, and the thriving performing arts sceneAttractions ranging from pubs to palaces to ParliamentIncredible museums, including the British Museum with its antiquities, the Tate Modern, and the National Portrait Gallery with likenesses of famous Brits, including pop icons like Elton JohnFour itineraries and six easy day trips to help you pack the most into your stayLike every For Dummies travel guide, London For Dummies, Sixth Edition includes:Down-to-earth trip-planning adviceWhat you shouldn't miss — and what you can skipThe best hotels and restaurants for every budgetLots of detailed maps
Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet Devon & Cornwall is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Eat your way through the region’s booming food scene, relax on a secluded beach, or go wild on a windswept moor; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Devon and Cornwall and begin your journey now!Inside Lonely Planet’s Devon & Cornwall Travel Guide:Full-colour maps and images throughoutHighlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interestsInsider tips save you time and money, and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spotsEssential info at your fingertips – including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and pricesHonest reviews for all budgets – including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks missCultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience – including history, art, wildlife and cuisineOver sixty colour mapsUseful features – including Walking/Driving/Cycling Tours, Travel with Children, Month by Month (annual festival calendar)Coverage of Exeter, Torquay, Plymouth, Dartmoor, St Ives, Penzance, Newquay, Isles of Scilly, and more
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