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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Coming into the Country is an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans. It is a rich tapestry of vivid characters, observed landscapes, and descriptive narrative, in three principal segments that deal, respectively, with a total wilderness, with urban Alaska, and with life in the remoteness of the bush. Readers of McPhee's earlier books will no...

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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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Avalon Publishing

From the Mediterranean to the Alps, from fine art to fine pasta, experience Italy with the most up-to-date 2021 guide from Rick Steves! Inside  Rick Steves Italy  you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for planning a multi-week trip to Italy Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-...

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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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Fodor's Travel

Whether you want to gamble in a glitzy casino on the Strip, party at a happening club, or take a side-trip to Hoover Dam or the Grand Canyon, the local Fodor’s travel experts in Las Vegas are here to help! Fodor’s Las Vegas guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-plann...

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Lonely Planet

Lonely Planetís Bali, Lombok & Nusa Tenggara is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Party in Kuta, discover Jimbaran seafood, and hike Rinjani; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Bali, Lombok & Nusa Tenggara and begin your journey now...

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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: Fully updated, comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more...

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Wizard Publications, Inc.

The finest guidebook ever written for Kaua‘i. Now you can plan your best vacation— ever . This all new 13th 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 rea...

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Avalon Publishing

Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves! This colorful, compact guidebook is perfect for spending a week or less in Amsterdam: City walks and tours: Six detailed tours and walks showcase Amsterdam's essential sights, including the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, and the Anne Frank House, plus neighborhood walks through the Red Li...

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Avalon Publishing

With Rick Steves, Lisbon is yours to discover! This slim guide excerpted from Rick Steves Portugal includes: Rick's firsthand, up-to-date advice on Lisbon's best sights, restaurants, hotels, and more, plus tips to beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps Top sights and local experiences: Relax and people-watch at an Art Nouveau caf...

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Avalon Publishing

Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves! This colorful, compact guidebook is perfect for spending a week or less in Barcelona: City walks and tours: Six detailed tours and walks showcase Barcelona's essential sights, including Las Ramblas, Sagrada Familia, the Picasso Museum, the Barri Gòtic, and more Rick's strategic advice o...

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Harper Paperbacks

Before The Perfect Storm, before In the Heart of the Sea, Steven Callahan’s dramatic tale of survival at sea was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than thirty-six weeks. In some ways the model for the new wave of adventure books, Adrift is an undeniable seafaring classic, a riveting firsthand account by the only man known to have sur...

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Avalon Publishing

Through lush green parkland and up to the top of jagged summits, forge your own path with Moon Glacier National Park. Flexible Itineraries: Unique and adventure-packed ideas for day trips, a week on the road, families with kids, wildlife enthusiasts, and more The Best Hikes in Glacier: Individual trail maps, mileage and elevation gains, and backpac...

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FrommerMedia

Take the guesswork out of vacation planning. Frommer’s hires only seasoned experts, in this case two renowned journalists who live full-time in Arizona. Their advice is savvy, dependable, and based not on one or two short trips to the state, but on a lifetime of exploration. They offer an up-to-date, detail- and tip-rich commentary on the extraor...

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A riveting, adrenaline-fueled tour of a vast, lawless, and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas. There are few remaining frontiers on our planet. But perhaps the wildest, and least understood, are the world's oceans: too big to police, and under no clear international authority, these immense regio...

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Fodor's Travel

Whether you want to ski in Zermatt, eat fondue in Zürich, hike around Lake Luzern, or buy a luxury watch in Geneva, the local Fodor’s travel experts in Switzerland are here to help! Fodor’s Essential Switzerland guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process...

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Fodor's Travel

Whether you want to get a glimpse of the Hollywood sign, hike in Joshua Tree National Park, or visit San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter , the local Fodor’s travel experts in Southern California are here to help! Fodor’s Southern California guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your t...

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Eland Publishing

When Dervla Murphy was ten, she was given a bicycle and an atlas, and within days she was secretly planning a trip to India. At the age of thirty-one, in 1963, she finally set off and this book is based on the daily diary she kept while riding through Persia, Afghanistan and over the Himalayas to Pakistan and India. A lone woman on a bicycle (with ...

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Fodor's Travel

Whether you want to explore the Acropolis of Athens, watch the sunset in Santorini, or party in Mykonos, the local Fodor’s travel experts in Greece are here to help! Fodor’s Essential Greece guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process and make the most of ...

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

From the moment Peter Mayle and his wife, Jennie, uprooted their lives in England and crossed the Channel permanently, they never looked back. Here the beloved author of A Year in Provence pays tribute to the most endearing and enduring aspects of his life in France—the charming and indelible parade of village life, the sheer beauty, the ancient ...

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Fodor's Travel

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.  For many travelers, the Greek Islands represent the ultimate Mediterranean getaway. Spectacular full-color images of impossibly blue seas, whitewashed alleyways draped in pink bougainvillea, and famous historical sites add a spec...

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St. Martin's Publishing Group

Part memoir and part philosophical look at why we travel, filled with stories of Matt Kepnes' adventures abroad, an exploration of wanderlust and what it truly means to be a nomad. "Matt is possibly the most well-traveled person I know...His knowledge and passion for understanding the world is unrivaled, and never fails to amaze me." —Mark Manson...

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DK Publishing

Discover Great Britain - a beautiful land rich in culture and history. Whether you want to go wild swimming in the Fairy Pools of Skye, take a windswept walk along the Jurassic Coast, or scale the heights of Snowdonia, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Great Britain has to offer. From the jagged peaks of the Scottis...

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Avalon Publishing

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, Eastern Europe can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Eastern Europe you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending two weeks or more exploring Eastern Europe Rick's strategic advice on how to get the mos...

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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 ! Expert 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 th...

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Avalon Publishing

Hike vast glaciers, marvel at steaming volcanic lakes, and explore the land of the midnight sun: with Rick Steves, Iceland is yours to explore! Inside Rick Steves Iceland you'll find: Comprehensive itineraries that can be adapted for 24-hour layovers, 5-day visits, 2-week trips, and more, including the best road trips in Iceland from the Ring Road ...

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Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher*  Lonely Planet’s Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore Munich’s famous art and beer scene, tour hilltop castles in the fairy tale Black Forest and ...

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Tuttle Publishing

Created specifically for fans of Japanese "cool culture," A Geek in Japan is one of the most iconic, hip, and concise cultural guides available. Reinvented for the internet age, it is packed with personal essays and hundreds of photographs and presents all the touchstones of traditional and contemporary culture in an entirely new way. A Geek in Jap...

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DK Publishing

With its idyllic hilltop villages, historic cities, coastal towns, and stunning natural landscapes, Spain is the perfect destination for a leisurely road trip. It's yours to explore with Road Trips Spain, our redesigned and newly updated guide containing 25 drives across the country, from the spectacular rocky coastline of Mallorca to the rolling v...

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DK Publishing

Whether you want to sample delicious Tuscan food and wine, gaze at the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa or browse eclectic markets in Florence, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that this region has to offer. The birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is filled with architectural masterpieces and dazzling collections of art...

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E-artnow

Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821–1890) was a British explorer, geographer, translator and diplomat. Burton's best-known achievements include a well-documented journey to Mecca, in disguise; an unexpurgated translation of One Thousand and One Nights; the publication of the Kama Sutra in English and an expedition with J. H. Spake to discover th...

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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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FrommerMedia

You'll never fall into a tourist trap 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 you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers c...

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A Dazzling Russian travelogue from the bestselling author of Great Plains In his astonishing new work, Ian Frazier, one of our greatest and most entertaining storytellers, trains his perceptive, generous eye on Siberia, the storied expanse of Asiatic Russia whose grim renown is but one explanation among hundreds for the region's fascinating, enduri...

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

NATIONAL BESTSELLER  Taking up where his beloved A Year in Provence leaves off, Peter Mayle offers us another funny, beautifully (and deliciously) evocative book about life in Provence. With tales only one who lives there could know—of finding gold coins while digging in the garden, of indulging in sumptuous feasts at truck stops—and with ...

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Open Road Publishing

Translates thousands of Italian menu terms, recommends restaurants/cafes/food shops, pronunciation guide, and some English-to-Italian dining terms....

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William Morrow Paperbacks

“An irreverent romp through history’s best bits,” The Mental Floss History of the World is an amazingly entertaining joyride through 60,000 years of human civilization. As audacious as it is edifying, here is a hilarious and irreverent—yet always historically accurate—overview of the ascent (or descent) of humankind, courtesy of the same ...

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Doug Gelbert

There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. Whether you are preparing for a road trip or just out to look at your own town in a new way, a downloadable walking tour from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes his...

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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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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

In his most delightful foray into the wonders of Provençal life, Peter Mayle returns to France and puts behind him cholesterol worries, shopping by phone, California wines, and other concerns that plagued him after too much time away. In Encore Provence , Mayle gives us a glimpse into the secrets of the truffle trade, a parfumerie lesson on t...

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Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher   Lonely Planet London is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore ancient castles, modern galleries and world-class museums, catch a show on the West End, and down a pint in a traditional pub; all with...

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Avalon Publishing

Marvel at elegant architecture, explore stunning Alpine countryside, and get to know a unique culture: Austria's top cities are yours to explore with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves Vienna, Salzburg & Tirol you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending two weeks or more exploring Vienna, Salzburg and Tirol Rick's strategic advice on how to g...

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Beyond Endurance Publishing

On 1 August 2008, 18 climbers from across the world reached the summit of K2, the world’s second highest and most dangerous mountain - a peak which claims the life of one in every four climbers who attempt it. Over the course of 28 hours the mountain had exacted a deadly toll: 11 lives were lost a series of catastrophic accidents. Based on the ey...

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Grove Atlantic

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year: A deliciously entertaining account of expatriate life in a small village just outside Verona, Italy.   Tim Parks is anything but a gentleman in Verona. So after ten years of living with his Italian wife, Rita, in a typical provincial Italian neighborhood, the novelist found that he had inadvertently c...

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Crown Books Publishing

From the host of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown and bestselling author of Kitchen Confidential, this wonderful book sees Bourdain travelling the world discovering exotic foods. Dodging minefields in Cambodia, diving into the icy waters outside a Russian bath, Chef Bourdain travels the world over in search of the ultimate meal. The only thing Antho...

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Doug Gelbert

There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. Whether you are preparing for a road trip or just out to look at your own town in a new way, a downloadable walking tour is ready to explore when you are.Each walking tour describes historical and architectu...

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Avalon Publishing

Hit Spain's can't-miss art, sights, and bites in two weeks or less with Rick Steves Best of Spain ! Strategic advice from Rick Steves on what's worth your time and money Short itineraries covering Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo, Granada, Andalucía's White Hill Towns, and Sevilla Rick's tips for beating the crowds, skipping lines, and avoiding tourist t...

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Profile

Night trains have long fascinated us with the possibilities of their private sleeping compartments, gilded dining cars, champagne bars and wealthy travellers. Authors from Agatha Christie to Graham Greene have used night trains to tell tales of romance, intrigue and decadence against a rolling background of dramatic landscapes. The reality could of...

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Doug Gelbert

There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Nashville, Tennessee is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-s...

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

It is as vast as the United States and so arid that most bacteria cannot survive there. Its loneliness is so extreme it is said thatmigratory birds will land beside travelers, just for the company. William Langewiesche came to the Sahara to see it as its inhabitants do, riding its public transport, braving its natural and human dangers, depending o...

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