The Rough Guide to Scotland (Rough Guide to...)

By Steve Vickers

The tough consultant to Scotland is the last word shuttle advisor to this beguiling and gorgeous nation. it is going to consultant you thru Scotland with trustworthy details and exact insurance of all of Scotland's sights, from the world-class towns of Edinburgh and Glasgow to its many idyllic islands.

This absolutely up-to-date guidebook gains unique sensible suggestion on what to work out and do and the way to get round, plus up to date reports of the simplest motels, B&Bs, outlets, and eating places. even if you are looking for normal village pubs or are looking to cross puffin-spotting on Shetland, The tough consultant to Scotland has you coated. exact maps and finished sensible details assist you get less than the surface of Scotland, whereas lovely images and a full-color advent make this your final touring better half.

Make the main of it slow on the earth with The tough consultant to Scotland.

Now to be had in Kindle format.

Show description

Read more

Lonely Planet Chile & Easter Island (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Carolyn McCarthy, Kevin Raub

Lonely Planet: The world's major trip advisor publisher

Lonely Planet Chile & Easter Island is your passport to the main proper, up to date recommendation on what to determine and pass, and what hidden discoveries anticipate you. Museum-hop in Barrio Bellas Artes, kayak down the calm Rio Serrano, or wonder on the strikingly enigmatic moai of Easter Island; all along with your depended on trip better half. Get to the center of Chile and Easter Island and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet Chile & Easter Island trip Guide:

  • Color maps and pictures all through
  • Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey in your own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider tips to avoid wasting time and cash and get round like a neighborhood, keeping off crowds and bother spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, cellphone numbers, web content, transit counsel, costs
  • Honest reports for all budgets - together with consuming, snoozing, sight-seeing, going out, buying, and hidden gemstones that almost all guidebooks pass over
  • Cultural insights provide you with a richer, extra worthwhile shuttle adventure - together with customs, historical past, literature, cinema, politics, landscapes, natural world, and wine
  • Over sixty six neighborhood maps
  • Covers Santiago, Vina del Mar, Rapa Nui, Arica, Anakena seashore, Northern Patagonia, Southern Patagonia, Chiloe, Sur Chico, Norte Grande, Norte Chico, heart Chile, Tierra del Fuego, and extra

The excellent selection: Lonely Planet Chile & Easter Island, our such a lot finished consultant to Chile & Easter Island, is ideal for these making plans to either discover the head points of interest and take the line much less traveled.

  • Looking for extra wide assurance? try out Lonely Planet's South the United States on a Shoestring guide for a complete examine all of the sector has to supply.

Authors: Written and researched by means of Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has develop into the world's major go back and forth media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning web site, cellular and electronic shuttle items, and a devoted tourist neighborhood. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but in addition permits curious tourists to get off overwhelmed paths to appreciate extra of the tradition of the locations within which they locate themselves.

Show description

Read more

Sahara

By Michael Palin

Michael Palin's epic voyages have noticeable him circumnavigate the globe, shuttle from the North to the South Pole and circle the international locations of the Pacific Ocean. This was once might be the best problem but: to go the great and cruel Sahara desert.

Shrugging apart the perils of camel stew and being run over via the Paris-Dakar rally, he travels via the most striking landscapes on the earth. For the Sahara isn't any empty barren region, yet domestic to a range of cultures whose lengthy heritage stretches from the time of the traditional Egyptians to the oil-rich Islamic republics of today.

Show description

Read more

Arabian Sands (Penguin Classics)

By Wilfred Thesiger

Arabian Sands is Wilfred Thesiger's list of his impressive trip during the parched "Empty area" of Arabia. knowledgeable at Eton and Oxford, Thesiger used to be repulsed through the softness and tension of Western lifestyles, "the machines, the calling playing cards, the meticulously aligned streets." within the spirit of T. E. Lawrence, he got down to discover the deserts of Arabia, touring between peoples who had by no means obvious a ecu and regarded it their accountability to kill Christian infidels. His now-classic account is worthy to knowing the trendy heart East.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts better through introductions and notes by way of special students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.

Show description

Read more

The World, the World: Memoirs of a Legendary Traveler

By Norman Lewis

Norman Lewis’s interesting, funny, and strong memoir of six many years spent touring the globe

The consummate gentleman adventurer, author Norman Lewis spent greater than part a century exploring the globe and chronicling the superb issues he chanced on. on this planet, the realm, together with his ordinary literary deftness and narrative skill,Lewis recounts a lifestyles spent traveling.

Beginning with a life-altering come upon on a educate in 1937, Lewis takes us from his eclectic Gordon highway domestic in London to the a ways reaches of Indochina, Vietnam, Guatamala, India, and extra. He additionally files his time within the British Intelligence Corps, his encounters with the likes of Ernest Hemingway and Ian Fleming, and his publishing stories with Jonathan Cape. instantly witty, insightful, and poignant, the area, the area is a necessary quantity for proven Lewis fanatics and new readers alike.

Show description

Read more

An Bóthar go Santiago

By Mícheál de Barra

An Irish pilgrim's standpoint in this historical trip. a private modern account of the actual and human panorama which he encounters alongside the way in which.

NOTE: this e-book is within the Irish language in simple terms; there's no English-language fabric during this e-book.

Show description

Read more

Fodor's Hong Kong: with a Side Trip to Macau (Full-color Travel Guide)

Fodor’s correspondents spotlight the simplest of Hong Kong, together with the city's favourite purchasing spots and tailors, so much evocative temples, and tastiest dim sum locations. Our neighborhood specialists vet each advice to make sure you utilize it slow, even if it’s your first journey or your fifth.
MUST-SEE sights from Victoria top to Kowloon
excellent lodges for each price range
top eating places to fulfill various tastes
invaluable positive factors on fairs and markets
priceless tips about whilst to head and how you can save
INSIDER standpoint from neighborhood experts
colour pictures AND MAPS to motivate and advisor your trip

Show description

Read more

The Give-Back Solution: Create a Better World with Your Time, Talents and Travel (Whether You Have $10 or $10,000)

By Susan Skog

An unparalleled surge of standard individuals are utilizing their time, abilities, and go back and forth to make a greater world.

What's Your a part of the Give-Back Solution?

Reaching out and assisting others brings out the simplest in we all. Giving again strengthens America—but the under-appreciated key's that it lifts us up, too. half call-to-action, half notion, half sensible study advisor to make-a-difference possibilities, The Give-Back Solution captures the idealism and generosity sweeping our nation, even within the face of great challenges.

  • Dance to elevate cash for struggling with malaria
  • Organize an workplace ebook drive
  • Build faculties in Belize on a volunteer vacation
  • Invite buddies over for a dinner that advantages the hungry
  • Visit the Amazon and aid sustainable rainforests
  • Work in a Kenyan orphanage
  • Clear trails in America's wilderness
  • Clean up rivers on your personal backyard
  • Micro-bankroll an African entrepreneur mountaineering out of poverty
  • Use your 9-to-5 adventure to educate enterprise talents on your group or online

With remarkable tales of daily volunteers having the time in their lives giving again, social switch chief Susan Skog exhibits how one can subscribe to the groundswell of goodwill, even if you volunteer in a foreign country or help efforts in the community, and no matter what it slow, skills, or resources.

Show description

Read more

The Ice Balloon: S. A. Andree and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration

By Alec Wilkinson

In 1897, on the peak of the heroic age of Arctic exploration, the visionary Swedish explorer S. A. Andrée made a progressive try and observe the North Pole by means of flying over it in a hydrogen balloon. Thirty-three years later, his day trip diaries and papers will be stumbled on at the ice.
 
Alec Wilkinson makes use of the explorer’s papers and modern assets to inform the complete tale of this bold voyage, whereas additionally displaying how the overdue 19th century’s spirit of exploration and medical discovery drove over 1,000 explorers to the unforgiving Arctic panorama. Suspenseful and haunting, Wilkinson captures Andrée’s striking experience and illuminates the aspect, good looks, and devastating stipulations of touring and living at the ice.

Show description

Read more

The Rough Guide to Barcelona

The tough advisor to Barcelona is the last word guidebook to at least one of Europe's such a lot shiny, intriguing, and fashionable towns. In full-color all through, with dozens of pictures, this advisor not just supplies the best assurance of Barcelona's ancient points of interest and well-known structure, together with the awesome Gaudí creations just like the Sagrada Familia, but in addition has a prepared eye for offbeat points of interest and in-the-know points of interest, from quirky museums to local markets, urban shorelines, and concrete parks.

With updated reports of the easiest resorts, bars, eating places, and golf equipment for all budgets, you will find simply what you are looking for in The tough advisor to Barcelona, even if a hideaway boutique resort or the easiest sangria in town.

Make the main of your holiday with The tough advisor to Barcelona.

Show description

Read more