Travel

Kiwis Might Fly
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERPolly Evans was a woman with a mission. Before the traditional New Zealand male hung up his sheep shears for good, Polly wanted to see this vanishing species with her own eyes. Venturing...

29.09.2014

A Sarong In My Backpack
I was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and came of age at the height of the preppy craze. For some unfathomable reason, my grandparents had a subscription to The New Yorker and every week, I’d paw through it daydreaming about a glamorous future where...

06.02.2017

The Rough Guide to Wales
From the seaside resort of Llandudno to Cardiff''s awesome Millennium Stadium, the Rough Guide to Wales tells you all there is to know about this beautiful and varied country. The 24-page, full-colour section introduces all of Wales'' highlights,...

06.05.2016

UAE - Culture Smart!
As seen in Sex and the the City 2!Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners,...

14.08.2014

The Rough Guide to New Zealand 3
Each title in The Rough Guide 100 Essential CD series is a blueprint for a great record collection. Containing detailed reviews of 100 recordings from acknowledged classics to those that deserve to be, and brief bios of the artists responsible,...

31.10.2013

New York City
· A great two-in-one travel resource—an indispensable guide plus a full-size map—that will give you an immediate handle on everything you need to know and everywhere you want to go in New York City.· Packaged in a handy plastic...

26.03.2013

The Lonely Planet Guide To Experimental Travel
Forget package holidays and classic travel routes. Wave adieu to predictable journeys and escape the clutches of tourist traps. The time has come for different travel rules and The Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel is your...

28.06.2018

Weird Ohio
Ah, Ohio, so nice and normal. We have apple pie heroes like Hopalong Cassidy, Neil Armstrong, Thomas Edison, and Doris Day. Our state bird is the jaunty and ever popular cardinal, and our state flower is the carnation, found in the buttonholes of...

22.11.2013

Viaggi e altri viaggi
Dice Antonio Tabucchi: "Sono un viaggiatore che non ha mai fatto viaggi per scriverne, cosa che mi è sempre parsa stolta. Sarebbe come se uno volesse innamorarsi per poter scrivere un libro sull'amore". Eppure, in Viaggi e altri viaggi ci sono...

29.06.2013

My Life as an Explorer
FROM THE SILK ROAD AND TIBET, THE EPIC MEMOIR OF A BESTSELLING ADVENTURE Over the course of three decades, Sven Hedin traveled the ancient Silk Road, discovered long-lost cities, mapped previously uncharted rivers, and saw more of "the roof of...

27.05.2015

Thailand Confidential
"Wanna stand in the face of a charging elephant, get hit by a motorcycle, eat giant water bugs, blowtorch your mouth on some of the hottest chili peppers on earth, then go watch a sex change operation? Of course you don't, but, happily, Jerry...

04.12.2014

Riding with Strangers
This fascinating tale of the author's cross-country hitchhiking journey is a captivating look into the pleasures and challenges of the open road. As the miles roll by he meets businessmen, missionaries, conspiracy theorists, and truck drivers from...

18.06.2015

Meander
The Meander is a river so famously winding that its name has long since come to signify digression, an approach author Jeremy Seal makes the most of while traveling the length of the river alone by canoe. A natural storyteller, Seal takes readers...

14.10.2014

The World's Must-See Places
The World's Must-See Places takes you on a tour of more than 100 of the world's greatest sights. In true DK Eyewitness Travel Guide style, each page of the book will show you what other books only tell you, with unique 3-D cutaway artwork...

22.04.2016

Americans on Everest
James Ramsey Ullman (1907–1971) was an American writer and mountaineer. He was born in New York. He was not a high end climber, but his writing made him an honorary member of that circle. Some of his writing is noted for being "nationalistic," e.g.,...

30.07.2016

Travels with the Flea... and Other Eccentric Journeys
Travel writer Jim Perrin is a regular contributor to The Great Outdoors, Climber and The Daily Telegraph. This volume collects the best of his recent work and covers venues as far apart as Garhwal and Montana, Kirgizstan and the High Arctic, Hungary...

20.02.2017

Omnibus
Lambertus Jacobus Johannes Aafjes, known as Bertus Aafjes, was a Dutch auhor and poet whose work is marked by Catholicism.Aafjes was born in Amsterdam. He wrote poems on the resistance to the German occupation during the World War II. He...

17.03.2016

National Geographic Traveler
This authoritative guide to all the major sights you'll want to see in Vietnam�and many lesser known surprises as well�leads readers from the ancient capital of Hanoi, a lovely city of parks and lakes, to the now-silent battlefields...

26.06.2013

Vanished Empire
Brook presents his view of Budapest, Vienna, and Prague, looking at the many aspects of life in each--the food and wine, the culture, the architecture, the politics, and the people. He notes the contrast between the overpowering historic remnants of...

31.07.2013

Pilgrimage to the End of the World
Traveling two and a half months and one thousand miles along the ancient route through southern France and northern Spain, Conrad Rudolph made the passage to the holy site of Santiago de Compostela, one of the most important modern-day pilgrimage...

25.01.2015

Incontinent on the Continent
Since the beginning of time, mothers and daughters have had notoriously fraught relationships. "Show me a mother who says she has a good or great relationship with her daughter," Jane Christmas writes, "and I'll show you a daughter who is in therapy...

02.08.2014

Lois on the Loose
Lois Pryce was working at the BBC in London, firmly set on the career track. But unbeknownst to her coworkers, Lois was leading a parallel life as well, that of a biker babe with an overwhelming case of wanderlust, one that couldn't be satisfied by...

13.07.2013

Drawn to Life
Mia Lang always thought she could brave any storm, until a frightening turn of fate caused her to lose everything she once held dear—her best friend, her boyfriend, her career, and even her desire to live.Hoping to heal her scars and find...

20.11.2014

The Hour of the Goddess
Food constitutes an integral aspect of the intellectual and cultural milieu of Bengal, and rituals, social customs and day-to-day routine are closely intertwined with the preparation of traditional dishes by the women of the household.The...

09.10.2014

Are We There Yet?
Warm, engaging, and funny, this armchair travel guide follows two 30-something singles, Rachael and Julie, on a rowdy road trip in pursuit of happiness in a world dominated by couples. From bike excursions to impress a cute tour guide to adventures...

05.03.2018

The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2007
"A Tourist's Best Friend!""-Chicago Sun-Times" "Indispensable""-The New York Times" Companion podcast available on Frommers.com Five Great Features and Benefits offered ONLY by The Unofficial Guide(R) Exclusively patented,...

13.08.2016

Beijing And Shanghai
These two fascinating cities reflect different aspects of China - Beijing is the traditional capital, the seat of political power and home to the ancient monuments of Imperial China; Shanghai is both a financial powerhouse and a city at the cutting...

09.01.2015

Playing with Water
You’d think this wouldn’t work: a rich white Brit guy goes native in the Philippines, gets away from it all and fishes for a living, writes memoir. But J H-P is a gifted writer, and this book is a splendid success on many levels. Amid naturalist...

25.09.2013

The Rough Guide to Los Angeles and Southern California 1
Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Los Angeles and Southern California. Using informed accounts, clue-up on Los Angeles top tourist attractions, from Hollywood and Beverly Hills to Disneyland as well as less well-known but no less...

31.05.2013

South India
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22.02.2017

Turkey
Lonely Planet knows Turkey: paraglide over the velvety Mediterranean, haggle good-naturedly in the bazaars or enjoy the views from Mt Ararat, just like Noah and his animals - our 11th edition helps you experience Turkey's best. Lonely Planet...

05.05.2017

Michelin the Green Guide Netherlands
The long-standing Michelin Travel Guides are an ideal travel companion for travelers who really want to connect with the world. Get to know the local way of life through detailed background information on the country, people, and culture. Quickly...

11.09.2014

Zambia & Malawi
Take Lonely Planet's first edition of "Zambia & Malawi" on your travels and you'll be wildlife spotting on safari in unspoilt national parks; gazing at the thundering might of Victoria Falls; watching Kuomboka, one of the last great Southern...

20.03.2014

Montreal & Quebec City
The old-world grandeur and new-world hipness of Montreal and Quebec City will seduce you. Relive history in their cobblestone streets, discover their vibrant neighborhoods, party with their convivial locals, and embrace it all with joie de...

12.02.2016

Frommer's Portable Big Island of Hawaii
Frommer's Portable Guides offer all the detailed information and insider advice of a Frommer's Complete Guide--but in a concise, pocket-sized format.Perfect for the short-term traveler who insists on value and doesn't want to wade through or carry a...

11.12.2013

Kon-Tiki Man
Part biography, part autobiography, this book, which accompanies a TV series on the life and work of the noted explorer and author, is intended to make Heyerdahl's scientific achievements accessible to the general reader. Profusely illustrated with...

28.03.2014

Time Out Copenhagen 4th edition
Though it is no longer a secret that the Danish capital, Copenhagen, is the perfect destination, with its beguiling blend of super-cool shops, fabulous restaurants, and world-class museums all conveniently compressed within a pretty,...

24.11.2013

New England
The National Geographic Driving Guides series has found its niche in the travel market. Durable, inexpensive, and concise, with enticing photography, each guide includes: -- Up to 25 driving itineraries with tips on well-known and unusual spots...

12.02.2016

The Rough Guide to Poland
A good, comprehensive guide to Poland as you would expect from Rough Guides. Not afraid to put you off by talking about robbery's on overnight trains (including at least one using gas)and the air pollution in Krakow from Nova Huta. ...

01.02.2017

Sea and Sardinia
Written after the First World War when he was living in Sicily, Sea and Sardinia records Lawrence's journey to Sardinia and back in January 1921. It reveals his response to a new landscape and people and his ability to transmute the spirit of place...

27.02.2013

Brazilian Adventure
"Beyond the completion of a 3,000-mile journey, mostly under amusing conditions, through a little-known part of the world, and the discovery of one new tributary to a tributary to a tributary of the Amazon, nothing of importance was...

26.03.2016

Chasing Alaska
Alaska looms as a mythical, savage place, part nature preserve, part theme park, too vast to understand fully. Which is why C.B. Bernard lashed his canoe to his truck and traded the comforts of the Lower 48 for a remote island and a career as a...

06.10.2015

How to Work, Travel, and Study in Japan
For those interested in a short term stay or an extended visit to Japan, "How to Work, Travel, and Study in Japan" provides practical advice and straightforward solutions to concerns such as how to find a job or study abroad program in Japan, how to...

05.11.2017

Wanderungen durch die Mark Brandenburg. Eine Auswahl
Fontane begins by describing himself as a tourist in Scotland, visiting Lochleven Castle and in the boat crossing the loch having an intense memory of the Rheinsberg Palace back in his native land, the Mark Brandenburg.Fontane describes this...

18.07.2017

East Is West
Once described as "a traveler of genius" Dame Freya Stark's vivid account of journeys in Persia, Arabia and the Near East opened up new vistas for a wide readership. Long before it was fashionable to be a solo traveler, much less a woman alone, she...

11.04.2013

A Year In Provence
Hmmm...okay. I learned that:1. With enough money you can relocate to Provence and buy a 200 year old farmhouse with mossy swimming pool, problematic pipes, and a wine cave backing up to the Luberon mountains. Wait, it gets...

28.06.2016

World's Best Cities
Delving into the heart and soul of more than 225 cities around the globe, World's Best Cities is a glossy, glorious tribute to cosmopolitan life. In photos and words, this irresistible volume showcases long-established great cities like...

21.04.2013

Israel a Spiritual Travel Guide
Be spiritually prepared for your journey in Israel.The only travel guide to Israel that will help you to prepare spiritually for your visit. Combining, in quick reference format, ancient blessings, medieval prayers, biblical references, and...

06.10.2017

Capitool reisgidsen Istanbul + stadsplattegrond
Istanbul is een drukke stad in Turkije met een overdaad aan cultuur, geschiedenis en uitgaansmogelijkheden. Ze wordt in tweeën gedeeld door de Bosporus en is de enige stad ter wereld die op twee continenten ligt: Europa en Azië. De...

05.10.2012

Michelin Green Guide Chateaux of the Loire
This title in the acclaimed Michelin Green Guide series is your indispensable guide to the Loire Valley, cradle of the French Renaissance, with the splendid chateaux built by the great rulers and artists of the land. Besides a rich artistic and...

09.02.2015

Travelers' Tales Greece
The land of gods and goddesses, of sunshine and myth, of glorious ruins and romantic islands, Greece has long lured the traveler in search of its splendid history and seductive Mediterranean culture. Only in Greece will one find such icons as the...

29.04.2014

Frommer's Thailand
Listen to a free podcast on Thailand and Cambodia!Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. Frommer's. The best trips start here.Full post-tsunami update, plus advice on the best beaches, temples, towns, and...

07.05.2015

Wallpaper City Guide
Wallpaper* City Guides not only suggest where to stay, what to eat, and what to drink, but what the tourist passionate about design might want to see, whether he or she has a week or just 24 hours in the city. Some of the highlights include...

23.08.2014

Frommer's London from $95 a Day (10th Edition)
Frommer's is the name you can trust for great travel bargains. Our acclaimed $-a-Day series is not for backpackers who want to rough it, but for travelers with taste, who've outgrown their student lifestyle and demand comfortable accommodations and...

10.07.2018

Inside U.S.A
John Gunther's Inside series were among the most popular books of reportage of the 1930s and 1940s. For Inside U.S.A., Gunther set out from California and traveled the entire country. His frank, lucid observations along the way--on race relations,...

08.11.2016

Lonely Planet Taiwan
#1 best-selling guide to Taiwan*Lonely Planet Taiwan 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. Walk into a Chinese painting...

30.05.2014

The Cure for Anything Is Salt Water
At forty, Mary South seemed to have it all: a beautiful home in Pennsylvania, a group of close friends, the companionship of two loving Jack Russell terriers and a successful career in book publishing. But shuttling between the conference room at...

01.07.2015

Scotland
Scotland's patchwork of sweeping mountains and lochs, craggy coastline and lively towns deserves to be explored and savoured. Walk in the footsteps of historical heroes, soak up culture in Edinburgh and catch live music in Glasgow. Go beyond...

21.02.2018

Richard Halliburton's Complete Book of Marvels
Aw, dorktastic! I can totally imagine some nerdy little kids of yesteryear poring intently over this tome, memorizing its factual information and dreaming of visiting these marvellous dams, bridges, and geographic features. Halliburton's voice...

21.08.2015

Hillerman Country
This book portrays the unique landscape of the American south west in both words and pictures. Hillerman affectionately describes the land of his stories and what draws him to the land - what planted the seeds of each novel. He speaks movingly about...

26.06.2014

Getting Stoned with Savages
With The Sex Lives of Cannibals, Maarten Troost established himself as one of the most engaging and original travel writers around. Getting Stoned with Savages again reveals his wry wit and infectious joy of discovery in a...

31.03.2014

Fodor's Hawaii 2007
Lounge at a decadent beachside spa, snorkel amid vibrant coral reefs, or walk on the rim of the world's most active volcano. Whatever you choose to do, exploring paradise has never been this much fun, or this easy LOOK INSIDE FOR AN INNOVATIVE,...

02.04.2014

Searching for Steinbeck's Sea of Cortez
Andromeda Romano-Lax, with her husband and two children, set out to explore the dazzling waters of the Sea of Cortez in a 24-foot sailboat. Inspired by Steinbeck’s famous 1940 book The Log from the Sea of Cortez, the author quickly proves herself an...

27.06.2014

Australian Phrasebook (Lonely Planet Phrasebook)
With this helpful and amusing guide to Australian English, travelers will avoid embarrassing moments and awkward misunderstandings. Provides clear vocabulary lists, household names and terms from sports and politics indigenous to the Australian way...

22.09.2017

Travels Through France and Italy
"Traduced by malice, persecuted by fiction, abandoned by false patrons, and overwhelmed by the sense of a domestic calamity," Tobias Smollett set off on a journey through France and Italy to relieve his despair. While there, he wrote regularly to...

04.06.2016

Ils Ont Vaincu Le Pôle
I read this as research for a play I was performing in called Terra Nova, which is the story of the competing Scott team who lost the race to the author's group. This is a fine book, which tells the story in detail and from several perspectives, so...

29.10.2014

India
The Rough Guides feature some of the best writing of all the travel series, with extensive essays on history, arts, and culture included in each guidebook. These hip, lively guides also offer great coverage of nightlife and recreation but never...

14.05.2016

The Rough Guide to the USA
"Make the most of your time in the USA. Bold, stunning, and in parts, surprisingly traditional, the USA's unique attractions run the gamut from the epic to the eccentric; from high-rise architecture to spooky ghost towns, grizzly bears to even...

20.07.2015

An Irish Experience
Through this tantalizing travelogue the reader journeys north, west, south, and east to see, hear, taste, touch, and smell the fascinating facets of a culture created by 2000 years of history amidst a geographical wonderland. And spiced with...

16.05.2015

Moon Handbooks Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos
Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos are more accessible than ever before. For the first time in over three decades, it is possible to bicycle around Angkor Wat, motorcycle through hill tribe areas of North Vietnam, or cruise on a cargo boat through the...

18.09.2013

Beyond the Coral Sea
The islands of the Coral, Solomon, and Bismarck Seas were the last inhabited places on Earth to be explored by Europeans, and they remained largely unspoiled, despite the former presence of colonial rulers. In this picturesque account, Michael Moran...

09.04.2013

Running in Place
Running in Place is a stunning evocation of Provencal culture and history. An acclaimed novelist and essayist, Nicholas Delbanco provides a vivid portrait of a paradise still pure but not immune to progress. A perfect book for anyone who loves the...

21.03.2018

Crépuscule sur l'islam
From the first page it was apparent that Naipaul arrived with some mission that he took very seriously. Instead of following the wind like a free-spirit Naipaul had meetings, interviews, appointments. But what were his aims, what was his mission? We...

27.11.2013

New Europe
Michael Palin's New Europe starts with a simple idea: that only a couple of hours from home is a half of Europe that is for him as unknown and unexplored as the plateau of Tibet or the vastnesses of the Sahara. Cut off for most of his life...

02.01.2016

Lonely Planet England
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet England is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you....

02.11.2014

In the Himalayas
The Purple Dog, ColchesterPosted to Sweden from SudburyMy ISBN: 9781853107665Part one - Nepal: Once upon a time...

13.04.2015

England
- vibrant cities, seaside towns, stately homes & untouched countryside: this guide covers every mile of this fascinating land- lively, opinionated reviews to the pick of England's restaurants, nightlife & accommodation options

08.08.2017

Cleopatra's Needle
Beginning on a blustery April morning at Cleopatra's Needle on the Thames Embankment in London, Anne Mustoe set out on another of her phenomenal lone cycle rides - this time to the Needle's original site at Heliopolis in Egypt. She set herself the...

12.11.2013

Island Race
The former hostage, John McCarthy and the comedian, Sandi Toksvig team up for an attempt to sail round Britain in three months. This book and the TV series it accompanies, reveals what it means to sail on British seas, it also affords an insight...

08.11.2014

Discover Florida
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet Discover Florida 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...

10.04.2015

Insight Guides China
This new edition of the guide has been comprehensively overhauled and expanded from 412 to 480 pages, with an all-new guide to the Best of China, a new Introduction, new chapters on the economy and modern society, six new photo essays, a...

10.10.2014

San Francisco Encounter
What Will Your San Francisco Encounter Be? ...hunting for obscure records, go-go boots and bongs on Haight Street (p164)...a bayside stroll followed by a fabulous fresh meal at the Ferry Building (p10)...club-hopping in SoMa and crawling...

01.05.2017

Israél Et Les Territoires Palestiniens
Lonely Planet knows the magic of Israel and the Palestinian Territories. We've walked the lively alleyways in Nazareth and Jerusalem, explored biblical ruins, slept under the starry Negev skies and floated weightless in the Dead Sea. Take your own...

30.08.2017

Frommer's Europe by Rail
Frommer's. The best trips start here. Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. Extensive information on reservations, scenic train routes, and discount railpasses. Outspoken...

10.12.2015

Frauen Erkunden Die Welt
Bücher über kühne Entdecker und Pioniere der Weltgeschichte gibt es viele -- warum jetzt auch noch eine über die weibliche Spezies der Abenteurer, die mit ihren Reisen die Welt verändern? Die Antwort ist einfach. Trotz...

20.03.2015

Unbeaten Tracks in Japan
One of my favorite travel books by this intrepid Englishwoman, traveling through the "backwoods" of Japan in 1878. Though she was an invalid when at home, she rode horseback through wild country, was out in the elements during downpours that led to...

18.03.2018

National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways
"This is the book for those who want...to take the slow route...get out of the car and walk around and look and talk to the people." —Times-Picayune Expanded to include all U.S. designated America's Byways as well as other selected...

06.05.2013

There and Then
This collection offers two dozen essays and sketches about one of the passions of Salter's life—travel—a subject beloved by writers across the centuries. Over twenty years of skiing, hiking, climbing from Colorado to Japan to the Tyrol, from Austria...

01.12.2017

Lonely Planet Vietnam
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Vietnam 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....

04.11.2013

Mediterranean Europe on a Shoestring
Covering Albania, Andorra, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Malta, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey and countries of former Yugoslavia, plus Tunisia and Morocco, this book includes 205 accurate and up-to-date...

14.01.2018

Home and Away
The first major collection of travel pieces from the bestselling author of Stolen Continents reveals the world to us--from Belize to Egypt--in all its comedy, strangeness and humanity.  Home and Away is a marvellous mix of adventure and...

05.07.2015

Holland
In addition to the 20 relaunched titles, DK offers seven new destinations to our best-selling travel guides series. Recognized the world over by frequent flyers and armchair travelers alike, Eyewitness Travel Guides are the most beautiful and...

17.11.2016

Birnbaum's Disneyland Resort 2008
This updated edition of Birnbaum's Disneyland Resort, the most respected and well-known name in Disney guides, takes readers through Walt Disney's first theme park with ease and flair. Since our guide is the only guide that's official, this...

05.09.2014

Lonely Planet USA's Best Trips
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherWhether exploring your own backyard or somewhere new, discover the freedom of USA's open roads with Lonely Planet's USA's...

20.04.2015

Xenophobe's Guide to the Czechs
All roads lead to CzechiaThe Czechs seem to believe that the Earth is the center of the Universe, Europe is the centre of the Earth, and Czechia is at the centre of Europe. Reality...

25.11.2013

Ten Must-See Sights
Did you know that Stockholm is home to the world’s largest model of the solar system? Or that the Royal Palace’s 1,430 rooms make it one of the largest in Europe?‘Ten Must-See Sights: Stockholm’ does exactly what it says on the tin, giving...

25.04.2016

The Rough Guide to Rome
In search of culture and romance? – with more colour, more maps and more photos, The Rough Guide to Rome is your definitive handbook to the world’s most captivating city. From the Roman Forum and the Catacombs to Piazza Navona and the Sistine...

13.03.2017

Frommer's Thailand
You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go--they've done the legwork for...

01.06.2015

Frommer's Cancun, Cozumel & the Yucatan 2005
FROMMER'S CANCUN, COZUMEL & THE YUCATAN 2005Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. Frommer's. Your trip begins with us. -- Everything You Need...

17.09.2015