Within these pages you can easily find a perfect adventure or any number of rewarding destinations that offer the opportunity to get away and enjoy some of Mother Nature's most awesome creations. Stroll through beautiful countryside or hike through remote wilderness. Clamber up scenic hills or tramp across great expanses of heather moorland. Walk beneath the forest canopy accompanied only by the tropical sounds of nature or go in search of mountain gorillas. Camp under desert stars or sleep in an African banda. Sample the authentic cuisine of rural India or explore the underwater splendour of a pristine coral reef. This book is ideal for individual use, or would make a great gift.
In the current age of low-cost airlines, all-inclusive resorts, tour parties and tacky souvenirs the world it seems is a smaller, more homogenized place, and the opportunities to escape your day-to-day life on a truly original break have become fewer and farther between.101 Great Escapes takes you on a journey through every continent and caters for travellers seeking adventure, relaxation, alternative escapes, truly unique experiences and many more.Everybody needs a little adventure in their life, providing a respite from routine. By escaping the ordinary and avoiding the mundane you will allow yourself to fully escape, whether for a few hours, days, weeks or months...and once you do, you'll never look back.
Hong Kong is Asia's number one shopping destination but with its abundance of malls, department stores, designer boutiques, and bustling open-air markets, it can be confusing for the uninitiated to navigate. This practical guide leads you to the coolest shops, where you can shop in chic surroundings for stylish and imaginative merchandise. This international crossroads of commerce offers the latest trends in clothing, cosmetics and gifts?and we?ll tell you the best places to look. ? Lavishly illustrated with over 130 color photos of shops distinguished by both the range of products they offer, and by their outstanding architecture and interiors.
Lonely Planet USA 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. Gaze into the mile-deep chasm of the Grand Canyon, tap into the pulse of iconic cities like New York, or let sultry southern music and food stir your soul; all with your trusted travel companion.
Covering the Ionian, Carian, West and East Lycian Coasts, the Turkey Cruising Companion is the essential pilot guide for anyone cruising the area. Drawing on all her local knowledge and expertise, Emma Watson provides clear pilotage directions to a variety of harbours and anchorages, as well as offering useful information on the facilities and shops available. Helpful suggestions of where to eat and what to do ashore along with valuable insights into the history and culture of Turkey are also included. Turkey Cruising Companion incorporates superb photography and full colour harbour plans, is easy to use for planning as well as on board.
Though certainly a shopping paradise, Tokyo was once a daunting experience to even the most determined shopper from overseas. Though Japanese language guides abound, there was no help available in English. Now help has arrived: in this handy, extensively researched guide, the author shares her massive data base of shopping outlets, with descriptions of the shops, objective commentary, and other pertinent information and maps to over 600 shops in Tokyo. The alphabetic listing includes categories, cross-indexes and a Tokyo best list of particular favorites. The book also features easy-to-read maps of areas and shops. From the highest quality (and prices) of the biggest international brand names to tiny trendy fashion shops that cater to the Harajuku teenager, Tokyos shops are now readily accessible to anyone, from long-time resident to the first-time tourist.
Uncovers the best places to buy; gives the lowdown on visas, job-hunting and education; covers the details of finding a property: choosing types of accommodation, renovating and security; offers specialist advice on mortgages, taxes, surveys and conveyancing; helps with the challenges of settling-in: understanding the society, the law and the language
"Antony Gormley: Inside Australia", newly available in paperback, showcases Turner Prize-winning artist Gormley's stunning 51-statue installation on Lake Ballard, a 10 square kilometre dry salt lake in a remote region of Western Australia. Photographs, maps and drawings present the entire creative process in detail, while commentaries explain its different stages and place the work in the wider context of Gormleys sculptural oeuvre. The centrepiece of the book is a photographic section showing the figures standing sentinel on the parched salt plains.
Neues Publishing is delighted to have been awarded the prestigious PRIX VILLEGIATURE 2007 for its book Luxury Hotels - Top of the World. This much sought-after Award is the European tourism industry's ultimate distinction for Hotel books. The prize was awarded to teNeues in the course of a formal ceremony in Paris on 22.10.2007. What makes a luxury hotel "top of the world?" The answers might include exquisite linens, museum-quality furniture, stunning surroundings, and of course, impeccable standards and exacting attention to detail. This selection of the world's very best lodgings profiles the ultimate in accommodations across the globe. This generously proportioned addition to teNeues' Luxury Hotels series contains an extensive selection of delectable hotel interiors, exteriors and surroundings. Perhaps only a select few will ever get to stay here, but now many more can dream of doing so. This special double edition is over 400 pages in length.