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Scribner

Two friends, zero preparation, one dream. From the author of the beloved bestseller The Emerald Mile , a rollicking and poignant account of an epic 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 an ill-advised dream of beco...

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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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Bloomsbury USA

"A kaleidoscopic homage both personal and historical . . . Kamiya's symphony of San Francisco is a grand pleasure." -New York Times Book Review The bestselling love letter to one of the world's great cities, San Francisco, by a life-long Bay Area resident and co-founder of Salon. Cool, Gray City of Love brings together an exuberant ...

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Penguin Publishing Group

An intimate and revelatory account of two generations of students in China’s heartland, by an author who has observed the country’s tumultuous changes over the past quarter century More than two decades after teaching English during the early part of China’s economic boom, an experience chronicled in his book River Town , Peter Hessler return...

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Avalon Publishing

Stroll Lisbon's cobbled lanes, cruise the Douro River, and soak up the sun on Algarve beaches: experience Portugal with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves Portugal you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Portugal Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see f...

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Avalon Publishing

Hit Europe's can't-miss art, sights, and bites with Rick Steves Best of Europe ! Expert advice from Rick Steves on what's worth your time and money Itineraries for one to four days in the top destinations in England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland Rick's tips for beating the crowds, skipping lines, and avoiding tour...

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Open Road Media

The riveting firsthand account of the historic voyage that led to the theory of evolution   When the HMS Beagle set sail in 1831, the science of biology was not far removed from the Dark Ages. When the ship returned to England nearly five years later, Charles Darwin had the makings of a theory that would revolutionize our understanding of the ...

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Harper Perennial

In the second portrait of his series Great Parisian Neighborhoods, award-winning raconteur John Baxter leads us on a whirlwind tour of Montmartre, the hill-top village that fired the greatest achievements of modern art while also provoking bloody revolution and the sexual misbehavior that made Paris synonymous with sin High on the northern edge of ...

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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 Paris.  From the top of the Eiffel Tower to the ancient catacombs below the city, explore Paris at every level with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves Paris you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more  explorin...

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Wizard Publications, Inc.

The finest guidebook ever written for Maui. Now you can plan your best vacation— ever . This all new 11th edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai‘i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so lush and diverse that many visitors never realize...

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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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MobileReference

This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, te...

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Lonely Planet

Lonely Planetís Portugal is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Lose yourself in the labyrinthine alleyways of the Alfama district in Lisbon, explore the mysterious, fairytale setting of Sintra, and sip the worldís best port in the centuries-old wineries of Porto; a...

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FrommerMedia

Frommer's Prague Day-by-Day Guide is the complete up-to-date reference for visitors who want to maximize their stay in the smartest, most time-efficient way. With full-color throughout with hundreds of evocative photos, this invaluable guide offers reviews on a wide array of sightseeing, lodging, shopping, dining and entertainment options in all pr...

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FrommerMedia

Frommer’s books aren’t written by committee, or by travel writers who simply pop in briefly to a destination and then consider the job done. We employ the best local experts to author our guides, like Darcy Rhyno, a seasoned journalist born into a Nova Scotia fishing family, who has been traveling through the Maritimes since he was a small chil...

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W. W. Norton & Company

"The travel book of the season."—Craig Seligman, New York Times Book Review The first book to distill Jan Morris's entire body of work into one volume, The World is a magnum opus by the most-celebrated travel writer in the world. To read it is to take an epic armchair journey through the last half of twentieth-century history. A breathtakingly vi...

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Nadine Hays Pisani

The Costa Rica Escape Manual 2023 is your blueprint for moving and traveling throughout Costa Rica. Whether you’re planning an extended vacation or permanently relocating, this guide provides the tools necessary to make your Pura Vida dreams come true. Inside, you’ll find trusted advice from experts in their field. Whether filing for residency,...

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Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet’s Pocket Warsaw is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Take in the regal splendour of the Royal Castle, listen to first-hand accounts of WWII at Warsaw Rising Museum and explore the gritty...

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Bookcrop

David Thompson (1770 - 1857) was a North American fur trader, surveyor, and map-maker, known to some native peoples as "Koo-Koo-Sint" or "the Stargazer." Over his career he mapped over 3.9 million square kilometres of North America and for this has been described as the "greatest land geographer who ever lived." The account here published of the ex...

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Hachette Tourisme

Cet ebook est la version numérique du guide sans interactivité additionnelle. Nouvelle mise à jour du Routard, le guide de voyage n°1 en France ! Découvrez la nouvelle destination du Routard : la Slovénie !   Dans  Le Routard Slovénie, vous trouverez :Une première partie en couleurs pour découvrir la région à l’aide de photos...

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Wink Travel Guide

Nova Scotia is one of Canada's Atlantic Provinces. With around 950,000 inhabitants, it is one of the least populated. As a peninsula exposed to the Atlantic Ocean, Nova Scotia has a more maritime climate than mainland Canada, with mild winters and cool summers. Halifax today is an education and high technology centre, with over a dozen post-seconda...

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DK

Get closer to Norway with DK Eyewitness A hike around the "Home of the Giants" in Jotunheimen. Watching whales in the waters of Tysfjord. Dining in Oslo's world-class restaurants. For a vacation to remember, Norway is hard to beat. Whatever your dream trip involves, this DK Eyewitness travel guide is the perfect companion. Our updated guide brings ...

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DK

Get closer to Milan and the Lakes with DK Eyewitness Boat trips around Lake Maggiore. Long evening dinners at lively trattorias. Leonardo da Vinci's timeless masterpieces. Milan and the Lakes are a must-visit, with much to see and do. Whatever your dream trip involves, this DK Eyewitness travel guide is the perfect companion. With a brand-new desig...

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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 London.  From the sacred stones of Westminster Abbey to the top of the London Eye, the city is yours to discover! Inside Rick Steves London you'll find: Fully updated, comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Lon...

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Avalon Publishing

Hit Scotland's can't-miss sights, bites, and history in two weeks or less with Rick Steves Best of Scotland ! Expert advice from Rick Steves on what's worth your time and money One- to three-day itineraries covering Edinburgh, Glasgow, St. Andrews, the Highlands, and the Isle of Skye Rick's tips for beating the crowds, skipping lines, and avoiding ...

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Penguin Publishing Group

An epic Celtic sojourn in search of ancestors, nostalgia, and the world?s greatest round of golf In his thirties, married, and staring down impending fatherhood, Tom Coyne was well familiar with the last refuge of the adult male: the golfing trip. Intent on designing a golf trip to end all others, Coyne looked to Ireland, the place where his father...

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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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Algonquin Books

Thirty-two writers share their observations and revelations about the world's most seductive city. "Whether you have lived in Paris or not, this captivating collection will transport you there." —National Geographic Traveler Paris is “the world capital of memory and desire,” concludes one of the writers in this intimate and insightful collect...

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Lonley Planet

Lonely Planet's Japan is our most comprehensive guide that extensively covers all the country has to offer, with recommendations for both popular and lesser-known experiences. Summit Mount Fuji, pay your respects at Buddhist temples in Kyoto, and have your fill of sushi and sake; all with your trusted travel companion. Inside Lonely Planet's Japan ...

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

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 Lubéron with his wife and two large dogs. He endures January's frosty mistral as it comes howling down the Rhône Valley, discove...

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Lotus Books

A quest across America, from the northernmost tip of Maine to California’s Monterey Peninsula To hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the trees, to see the colors and the light—these were John Steinbeck's goals as he set out, at the age of fifty-eight, to rediscover the country he had been writing about for so many years....

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Unofficial Guides

Save time and money with in-depth reviews, ratings, and details from the trusted source for a successful Walt Disney World vacation. How do some guests get on the big, new attraction in less than 20 minutes while others wait for longer than 2 hours—on the same day? Why do some guests pay full price for their visit when others can save hundreds of...

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Crown

NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER  •  The classic chronicle of a “terribly misguided and terribly funny” ( The Washington Post ) hike of the Appalachian Trail, from the author of  A Short History of Nearly Everything  and  The Body   “The best way of escaping into nature.”— The New York Times    Bac...

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Quercus

New updated edition, new statistics and Epilogue One country, four languages, 26 cantons, and 7.5 million people (but only 80% of them Swiss): there's nowhere else in Europe like it. Switzerland may be almost 400 km from the nearest drop of seawater, but it is an island at the centre of Europe. Welcome to the landlocked island. Swiss Watching is a ...

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Avalon Publishing

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling through Europe. With Rick Steves Europe Through the Back Door , you'll learn how to: Plan your itinerary and maximize your time Pack light and right Find good-value hotels and restaurants Travel smoothly by train, bus, car, and plane Avoid crowds and tourist scams ...

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Henry Holt and Co.

Written by experienced climber Nick Heil, Dark Summit is both a riveting account of a notorious climbing season and a troubling investigation into whether the pursuit of the ultimate mountaineering prize has spiraled out of control. "A dramatic story, ably and convincingly told . . . A chilling look at the precarious line between success and traged...

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Wilderness Press

This authoritative guide for hikers and backpackers describes the 220-mile John Muir Trail, from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mount Whitney. Stretching 220 miles from Yosemite Valley to Mount Whitney and onward to Whitney Portal, California’s famed John Muir Trail (JMT) is one of the most popular backpacking routes in the US. It passes throug...

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Avalon Publishing

From vast glaciers to steaming volcanic lakes, experience the land of the midnight sun with Rick Steves. Inside Rick Steves Iceland you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Iceland Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden...

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Mamba Press

Embark on an enchanting journey through the heart of Eastern Europe with "Exploring Bulgaria: A Traveler's Guide," a meticulously crafted guidebook by the seasoned explorer and author, William Jones. Unveiling the timeless beauty and rich cultural tapestry of Bulgaria, this immersive guide invites you to discover the hidden gems, historical treasur...

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Avalon Publishing

Walk in the footsteps of emperors and sultans, marvel at some of the greatest monuments on earth, and experience the wonders of East and West with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves Istanbul you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Istanbul Top sights and hidden gems, from the world's largest domed churches and monumen...

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Avalon Publishing

Ramble down Las Ramblas, relax on Mediterranean beaches, and marvel at the sweeping curves of Gaudí's architecture with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves Barcelona you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Barcelona Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-se...

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HarperOne

A Journey for the Ages The Pilgrimage paved the way to Paulo Coelho’s international bestselling novel The Alchemist. In many ways, these two volumes are companions—to truly comprehend one, you must read the other. Step inside this captivating account of Coelho’s pilgrimage along the road to Santiago. This fascinating parable explores the need...

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Avalon Publishing

Hit Ireland's can't-miss sights, bites, and history in two weeks or less with Rick Steves Best of Ireland! Strategic advice from Rick Steves on what's worth your time and money Two-day itineraries covering Dublin, Kilkenny, Kinsale, Kenmare and the Ring of Kerry, Dingle Town and Peninsula, County Clare, Galway, Aran Islands, Belfast, Portrush, and ...

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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 Spain. Savor authentic paella, run with the bulls in Pamplona, or relax on Barcelona's beaches: experience it all with Rick! Inside Rick Steves Spain you'll find: Fully updated, comprehensive coverage for planning a multi-week trip ...

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Lonely Planet

"Lonely Planetís Turkey is our most comprehensive guide that extensively covers all the country has to offer, with recommendations for both popular and lesser-known experiences. See the minarets of Istanbulís Old City, hot-air balloon over Cappadocia, gaze at the magnificent Aya Sofya; all with your trusted travel companion. Inside Lonely Planet...

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Random House Publishing Group

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “At villa Donnafugata, long ago is never very far away,” writes bestselling author Marlena de Blasi of the magnificent if somewhat ruined castle in the mountains of Sicily that she finds, accidentally, one summer while traveling with her husband, Fernando. There de Blasi is befriended by Tosca, the patroness of the vil...

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Thought Catalog Books

This is the story of a 26-year-old girl who left her old life with a steady job and boyfriend behind in order to travel through Southeast Asia completely on her own. Over the course of the next year and thousands of miles, hundreds of new beginnings and new friendships, she found that more than traveling the world outside, she traveled the world wi...

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FrommerMedia

An essential stop for any visitor to Hawaii, the "Big Island" of Hawaii features the unforgettable active volcanoes of Volcanoes National Park (a World Heritage site), ranches tended by Hawaiian cowboys, beachfront hotels of every size, historic local towns, superb shopping, and more. This guide, written by a resident of the Big Island, offers a co...

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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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