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Scribner

From the author of the beloved bestseller The Emerald Mile comes a rollicking and poignant account of the epic misadventure of two friends, zero preparation, and one dream: a 750-mile odyssey, on foot, through the heart of America’s most magnificent national park and the grandest wilderness on earth. A few years after quitting his job to follow a...

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Chronicle Books LLC

Curious about the San Francisco Bay Area? With explorations into unique local legends, interesting landmarks, and uncovered histories, Bay Curious is a fun, quirky guide to the secret stories of the Bay Area for visitors, newcomers, and California natives alike. Who was America's first and only Emperor? Why are there ships buried under the streets ...

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HarperCollins

What are the all-time best dishes America has to offer, the ones you must taste before they vanish, so delicious they deserve to be a Holy Grail for travelers? Where’s the most vibrant Key lime pie in Florida? The most sensational chiles rellenos in New Mexico? The most succulent fried clams on the Eastern Seaboard? The most memorable whoopie pie...

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Avalon Publishing

Cross the Alps in a cable car, cruise Lake Geneva, and tour a medieval château: with Rick Steves, Switzerland is yours! Inside Rick Steves Switzerland you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Switzerland Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorit...

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Avalon Publishing

Now more than ever, you can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling through Germany.  From fairy-tale castles and alpine forests to quaint villages and modern cities: experience it all with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves Germany you'll find: Fully updated, comprehensive coverage for planning a multi-week t...

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Avalon Publishing

Now more than ever, you can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling through Italy.  From the Mediterranean to the Alps, from fine art to fine pasta, experience it all with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves Italy you'll find: Fully updated, comprehensive coverage for planning a multi-week trip to Italy Rick's ...

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DK

Epic and idyllic, Norway is a country of contrasts. Whether you want to hike around the "Home of the Giants" in Jotunheimen, hit the slopes at Hafjell or hunker down in a cosy café in Oslo, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Norway has to offer. With its dramatic coastline, unspoiled mountain ranges and phenomenal f...

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Birlinn Limited

“This account of four west coast journeys in search of the remnants of the earliest Christian missionaries is intriguing . . . Moffat is an engaging guide.” — The Scotsman Fourteen centuries ago, Irish saints brought the Word of God to the Hebrides and Scotland’s Atlantic shore. These “white martyrs” sought solitude, remotenes...

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William Morrow Paperbacks

Before New York Times bestselling author Bill Bryson wrote The Road to Little Dribbling, he took this delightfully irreverent jaunt around the unparalleled floating nation of Great Britain, which has produced zebra crossings, Shakespeare, Twiggie Winkie’s Farm, and places with names like Farleigh Wallop and Titsey....

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FrommerMedia

Frommer’s books aren’t written by committee, by A.I., or by travel writers who simply pop in briefly to a destination and then consider the job done. We use seasoned, locally-based journalists like Elizabeth Heath, Donald Strachan, and Michelle Schoenung, plus long-time Italy experts Stephen Brewer and Stephen Keeling to research our guides. Th...

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Avalon Publishing

Now more than ever, you can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling through Venice.  Glide along the canals and meander down the cobblestone alleys as you soak up the art, history, and culture of Venice with Rick by your side. Inside Rick Steves Venice you'll find: Fully updated, comprehensive coverage for ...

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Avalon Publishing

Stroll along Dubrovnik's ancient walls, hike the idyllic Julian Alps, and set sail on the glimmering Adriatic: with Rick Steves, Croatia and Slovenia are yours to explore! Inside Rick Steves Croatia & Slovenia you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more in Croatia and Slovenia, with side trips to Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzeg...

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Open Road Media

The Wild West as Mark Twain lived it In 1861, Mark Twain joined his older brother Orion, the newly appointed secretary of the Nevada Territory, on a stagecoach journey from Missouri to Carson City, Nevada. Planning to be gone for three months, Twain spent the next “six or seven years” exploring the great American frontier, from the monumental v...

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Avalon Publishing

Swim in the sparkling Mediterranean, marvel at the peak of Mount Etna, and get to know this region's timeless charm: with Rick Steves on your side, Sicily can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Sicily you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Sicily Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money,...

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UKA Book publishing LLC

The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 200,000 copies sold -- has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful tr...

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Globe Pequot

A hilarious, highly original collection of essays based on the Botswana truism: “only food runs!” With a new introduction and new material from the author In the tradition of Bill Bryson, a new writer brings us the lively adventures and biting wit of an African safari guide. Peter Allison gives us the guide’s-eye view of living in the bush, c...

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Fodor's Travel

Whether you want to explore Lisbon, go on a wine-tasting trip in the Douro Valley, or lounge on the beaches of the Algarve, the local Fodor's travel experts in Portugal are here to help! Fodor's Essential Portugal guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process an...

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Avalon Publishing

Walk in the steps of Socrates, test the acoustics of the amphitheater of Epidavros, and set sail for Santorini: with Rick Steves, Greece is yours to explore! Inside Rick Steves Greece: Athens & The Peloponnese you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending two weeks or more exploring Greece Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out o...

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Avalon Publishing

Now more than ever, you can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling through Central Europe.  From romantic cities steeped in history to the stunning slopes of the Alps, get to know this exciting slice of Europe: with Rick Steves on your side, Central Europe can be yours! Inside  Rick Steves C...

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Santa Monica Press

Ghosts! Curses! Hoaxes! Unsolved mysteries! Paranormal events! Take a walk on the creepy side of North America's National Parks! Andrea Lankford, a 12-year veteran ranger with the National Park Service, has written a thoroughly investigated yet often tongue-in-cheek guidebook that takes the reader to the scariest, most mysterious places inside Nort...

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DK

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Costa Rica is your in-depth guide to the very best of this beautiful country. From lush rain forests and sprawling beaches to majestic jaguars and beautiful scarlet macaws, Costa Rica offers travelers a unique and vibrant experience and draws them in with its natural beauty. A 48-page field guide to Costa Rica's varied w...

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Fodor's Travel

Whether you want to explore Edinburgh, sip Scottish whisky, or hike the Highlands, the local Fodor’s travel experts in Scotland are here to help! Fodor’s Essential Scotland guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process and make the most of your time. This ne...

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DK

Italy's 'second city' oozes culture and style - Milan has exquisite architecture, world-class museums, chic boutiques, bustling markets and trendy night spots - and all of this within striking distance of the tranquility of the Italian lakes. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you'll find your way around Milan and the Lakes with absolut...

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Apa Publications

Insight Guide to Scandinavia is a pictorial travel guide in a magazine style providing answers to the key questions before or during your trip: deciding when to go to Scandinavia, choosing what to see, from exploring postcard-pretty Bergen to discovering Finland's A°land archipelago or creating a travel plan to cover key places like Copenhagen, Os...

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Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet's Costa Rica is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Find the perfect wave in Mal Pais and Santa Teresa, canoe through thick jungle in Parque Nacional Tortuguero, or hike around Volcan Arenal; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Co...

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Picador

The Christian Science Monitor' s #1 Best Book of the Year A witty, informative, and popular travelogue about the Scandinavian countries and how they may not be as happy or as perfect as we assume, “ The Almost Nearly Perfect People offers up the ideal mixture of intriguing and revealing facts” (Laura Miller, Salon ). Journalist Michael Booth ha...

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New York Review Books

This beloved account about an intrepid young Englishman on the first leg of his walk from London to Constantinople is simply one of the best works of travel literature ever written.  At the age of eighteen, Patrick Leigh Fermor set off from the heart of London on an epic journey—to walk to Constantinople. A Time of Gifts is the rich account ...

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Crown

Join the bestselling author of Ciao, America! on a lively tour of modern Italy that takes you behind the seductive face it puts on for visitors— la bella figura —and highlights its maddening, paradoxical true self   You won’t need luggage for this hypothetical and hilarious trip into the hearts and minds of Beppe Severgnini’s fellow It...

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MobileReference

This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual...

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Winner of the Mountains and Plains Book Seller's Association Award "Sprawling in scope. . . . Mr. Egan uses the past powerfully to explain and give dimension to the present." -- The New York Times "Fine reportage . . . honed and polished until it reads more like literature than journalism." -- Los Angeles T...

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Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Where to go When , the ultimate trip planner for every month of the year, is a beautifully illustrated book that is both practical and inspiring. For every month of the year it presents 30 recommendations of destinations that are at their best during each month, whether due to their climat...

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Simon & Schuster

A. A. Gill is one of the most feared writers in London, noted--according to the New York Times --for his "rapier wit." Some even consider the mere assignment of a subject to Gill a hostile act. But when the notice "AA GILL IS AWAY" runs in the Sunday Times of London, the city can rest peacefully in the knowledge that the writer is off traveling. "M...

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Alexei Cohen

Smart Guide Italy is packed with advice and tips that will help newcomers and veteran travelers get the most from their visit. Along with background information to all major cities and monuments readers will discover great places to eat, sleep and enjoy the dolce vita in all the regions that make up Northern Italy. Smart Guide is the first independ...

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Crown

The Grand Tour: the cultural rite of passage from London to Paris, Berlin, Venice, Florence, Rome, and down to the boot of Italy, which linked the Continent’s most spectacular artistic treasures.   Sex and travel have always been intertwined, and never more so than on the classic Grand Tour of Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centurie...

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Hesperus Press

Extracts from two of Bell's most compelling works of travel writing, Persian Pictures and Syria: The Desert and the Sown , as well as some of her most fascinating letters A woman far ahead of her time, Gertrude gained a first from Oxford at a time when very few subjects were even open to women. She went on to take an active interest in politics bef...

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Alexei Cohen

Smart Guide Italy: Milan & Lombardy is packed with advice and tips that will help newcomers and veteran travelers get the most from their visit to Italy's trendiest region. Along with background information to all of Milan's major monuments readers will discover great places to eat, sleep and enjoy the dolce vita in the Lombard capital. Smart G...

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Quercus

"Bewes' breezy prose makes him a pleasant traveling companion ... he clearly knows Switzerland inside and out." - The Spectator In June 1863 an English lady set off by train on the trip of a lifetime: Thomas Cook's first Conducted Tour of Switzerland. A century and a half later, travel writer Diccon Bewes, author of the bestselling Swiss Watching, ...

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Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher*  Lonely Planet’s Mongolia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Visit monasteries for a slice of Buddhist history and whispered mantras; hike through the rugged mountains, serene river valleys and...

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Blue Guides

The island’s ancient archaeology is of great importance, with one of the richest Bronze Age settlements in the Aegean. Milos also boasts the most extensive Early Christian catacombs in Greece. Milos is famous for the beauty and number of its beaches, and many of its volcanic coastal rock formations offer opportunities to swim. This is a chapter f...

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Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher   Lonely Planet Best of Florida is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the magic of Walt Disney World resort, stroll and peruse paintings on a Miami art walk, or get under the surface and take a sn...

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Gramercy Park Press

A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in MEXICO CITY, a fascinating city of over 21 million people. It's not as dangerous as a lot of other places in Mexico, and a visit here will be very rewarding. Updated throughout the year, this concise guide will save you a lot of time.   "We had never been to Mexico ...

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Little, Brown Book Group

Loved and hated in equal measure, London was for centuries the world's greatest city. Its streets, teeming with history, have always worn a variety of influences, reflecting the diverse crowds who have walked them. Its citizens have witnessed everything from pilgrimages, celebrations, acts of heroism and moments of religious contemplation to riots,...

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Avalon Publishing

20 million acres of forest, 1,200 miles of coastline, and countless wilderness areas: Your California camping adventure awaits! Find the perfect place to pitch your tent with  Moon California Camping . A Campsite for Everyone:  A variety of campgrounds and RV parks, from secluded Sierra hike-ins to convenient roadside stopovers, incl...

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Lonely Planet

Lonely Planetís Tasmania is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike Cradle Mountain, discover historic Port Arthur, and raft the Franklin River; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Tasmania and begin your journey now!   Inside Lonely Pla...

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Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher  Lonely Planet’s Best of Canada is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Experience the grandeur of the Rockies, wander the labyrinth of lanes in Quebec City, and hit the powdery slopes on the outskir...

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Astute Press

Enjoy your trip to Spain with the Seville Travel Guide: Sights, Culture, Food, Shopping & Fun. The Quick Trips to Spain Series provides key information about the best sights and experiences if you have just a few days to spend in the exciting destination of Seville.  So don't waste time! We give you sharp facts and opinions that are access...

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Avalon Publishing

Whether you're zip-lining through cloud forests or swimming with manta rays, uncover the real pura vida with  Moon Costa Rica . Inside you'll find: Flexible, strategic itineraries  for La Fortuna, Monteverde, San José, the Osa Peninsula, the Caribbean and Pacific coasts, and more, with suggestions for families, backpackers...

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FrommerMedia

Portable, up-to-date, and to-the-point,  Frommer’s Honolulu and Oahu day by day  is all about maximizing the time you have to spend in Hawaii’s liveliest slice of paradise. This itinerary-based book, written by long-time resident Jeanne Cooper, hits all of Oahu’s highlights—and its hidden gems—from soaking up rays on world-famou...

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Tom Hughes

This all new interactive e-book unlocks the treasures of Sitka, one of Alaska’s most picturesque towns but with a history that belies its modern serenity. The Russians and Tlingit people lived together on these shores in the early 1800’s but it was an uneasy peace that soon exploded into battles led by fierce native warriors. In these pages you...

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Kuperard

Culture Smart! Singapore will introduce you to the rich and varied customs of this densely populated island-state. It describes its private, social, and business life, and tells you what to expect and how to behave in unfamiliar situations. In doing so it offers you a fuller, more rounded experience of this fascinating, conservative, "can-do" socie...

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