This guide is a must for both visitors and residents who want to enjoy the wide range of recreational opportunities offered here. Connecticut measures 90 miles east to west, 75 miles north to south, with the Connecticut River cutting the state in half. It is rolling and hilly and ever changing. It is tiny, to say the least, but this wonderful state offers some of the best kept parks and forests anywhere and will not disappoint you.
Even before Susan Herrmann Loomis wrote her now-classic memoir, On Rue Tatin, Americans have been compelled by books about the French's ease with cooking. With In a French Kitchen, Loomis - an expat who long ago traded her American grocery store for a bustling French farmer's market - demystifies in lively prose the seemingly effortless je ne sais quoi behind a simple French meal.
"Good info but whiny narrator"
Check any poll of the best cities in North America, and you'll see Vancouver near the top of the list. The only places that beat it are Victoria and, sometimes, San Francisco. The biggest city in British Columbia, Vancouver is famed for letting its residents do pretty much any outdoor activity. The city is the art and culture capital of the province as well. Then there's the wild. Stanley Park is one of the biggest municipal parks anywhere. Vancouver is also Canada's melting pot. There's a little something for everybody here, and this is the most detailed guide you will find to the city.
Canada is a beautiful developed country that is known for its natural beauty. However, Canada is not only known for its almost unparalleled natural allure. It is also known for its beautiful cosmopolitan cities that are safe, clean, and well developed. Canada is considered as one of the most livable countries in the world.
Planning a trip to Japan and don't know where to go? Have no idea where to start this trip in this wonderful country your about to see? Should you stay in the city or outside the city? You for sure don't want to miss seeing Mount Fuji! How about the Himeji Castle?
Planning a trip to China and don't know where to go? Have no idea where to start this trip in this wonderful country you're about to see? You're going to be one of China's 56 million visitors this year? Should you stay in the city or outside the city? You for sure don't want to miss seeing the forbidden city! How about the Great Wall of China? How about what to buy in China? Shopping? Want to know where you can bargain shop? And what to buy? All the answers are just one click away! Discover China right now with what we cover in this audiobook!
Get on a plane today and see Europe and its hottest attractions! If you're planning a getaway, nothing's more perfect than Getaway Guides! Everything you need in one book for your travels to Europe! Know the tourist attractions, best beaches, and which districts to shop in! Don't waste your time searching over the Internet, asking friends or family, find it yourself inside! See the Eiffel Tower, The Tower Bridge, and the Grand Canal!
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. That's the saying, and it's not bad advice. So what should you do in Rome? This audiobook will give you an insider's best advice on what to see, what to do, and how to do it so you get maximum enjoyment out of your visit.
No other guide provides such detailed information on hotels at all price levels, restaurants, shopping, and other activities - from climbing the volcanoes to finding the best beaches and dive spots. The authors live on the Big Island, so they know it as only insiders do. The best spas, golf courses, horseback riding, hikes, and bike rides.
If you decide to make your next great getaway to Florence, Italy, you need this book. There is a high probability you may contract Stendhal Syndrome, "a condition in which a person becomes lightheaded or dizzy because he or she has seen a lot of beautiful artwork in rapid succession".
Details of all the state and national parks. This describes them all, from the vast national parks to little-visited wilderness preserves. Facilities, hiking trails, fees, campgrounds, fishing, canoeing, history, nearby attractions, directions - everything you need. Park maps show what to find and where to find it. Filled with contact numbers and addresses.
Crater Lake National Park is a rare place of ineffable, distracting beauty. Its lake - Crater Lake - is remarkable. It is the deepest lake in the United States and the deepest volcanic lake in the world. The lake formed when Mount Mazama (one of the many ancient volcanic peaks that dot the landscape like a string of pearls stretching from British Columbia to Northern California) exploded in a violent eruption about 7,700 years ago.
You'll find all of the information you need to plan your trip and make it a great success. The English Cotswolds are a chain of undulating, limestone foothills that encompass a quiet, idyllic world of sleepy little towns and villages nestled among the hills and dales. Rising to just over 1,000 feet at the highest point on Cleeve Hill, the Cotswolds are spread across a half-dozen West Midland counties, including Gloucestershire, Avon, Wiltshire, Hereford and Worcester and Oxfordshire.
""A Yellow Pages" - Put me to sleep forwrongreasons"
Here is a fabulous new addition to this acclaimed travel-guide series. Pocket Adventures Switzerland is packed with all the practical travel information you could ever need, including places to stay and eat, tourist information resources, destination-specific travel advice, emergency information, and sections on the region's history and geography that provide listeners with the background knowledge essential to a fantastic holiday.
A vacation at a golf resort - it's a specialized niche for a savvy group that knows what it wants. What they want is golf, so the Nicols have devoted hours of attention to yardage, par, green fees, and special course features for hundreds of golf courses in Florida.
Looking for an antidote for the doldrums? Take a romantic vacation on Nantucket. This book explores the most romantic inns and hotels to suit all budgets.
Yellowstone is a land of extreme diversity. Nowhere else will you find wolves, bison, and grizzlies living among the largest concentration of hot springs and geysers in the world. The park’s 2.2 million acres is an incongruous landscape of bubbling hot, lunar-like geothermal features, lush green rolling meadowlands, snow covered mountain peaks, colorful canyons, waterfalls, lakes and untamed rivers. It is a park so large, so complex and so fascinating it seems fitting that it owns the title as our world’s first national park! Travel Audios’ park approved audio tour will help you understand what you are seeing and smelling! It is not a mile-by-mile guide; it can be listened to anywhere. It features an impressive group of knowledgeable Park Ranger geologists, biologists and naturalists who explain the geological processes that created the landscape and why this area in Wyoming is such a geothermal hot spot. They’ll tell you about their studies and observations of the park’s wildlife and their experience with massive forest fires.
Going-to-the-Sun Road, in Glacier National Park, is one of the most spectacular drives in the world. It promises sensational mountain scenery and the opportunity to view wildlife up close. You won’t be disappointed!
At the start of the 17th century, Paris was known for a few monuments, but it had not yet put its brand on urban space. Like many European cities, it was still emerging from its medieval past. But within a century, Paris would be transformed into the modern and mythic city we now know. Most people associate the signature characteristics of Paris with the 19th century. Joan DeJean demonstrates that the Parisian model for urban space was in fact invented two centuries earlier, when the first full design for the French capital was implemented.
"The text refers to illustrations"
The Travel Hacking Pocket Guide dives into the world of Airline Preferred flyer programs - teaching beginner's how to successfully go from sitting at home to booking reward travel to exotic destinations for under $50. This audiobook is designed to help anyone who wants to travel more but simply doesn't have the funds to buy tickets at full price. Travel is accessible to everyone - if you know where to look.
"Nothing new here"
Interested in experiencing the outdoors but overwhelmed by everything you need to know to backpack safely? Do you have a sudden itch to venture out into the wilderness, wake up next to a babbling brook somewhere and watch the sun slowly come over the horizon? Are you ready to escape (albeit temporarily) from the daily grind and a society that prioritizes consumerism over all else? Backpacking allows us to experience nature in a way that simply isn't achievable through other means.
"good but want more"
Jeff Shaara, America's premier Civil War novelist, gives a remarkable guided tour of one of the Civil War battlefields every American should visit. He captures the true meaning and magnitude of the conflict.
"A good guide but could have been better."
Best-selling author of Spilling the Beans, takes her personal journey around the different regions of England.The quintessential Englishwoman Clarissa Dickson Wright takes us on a personal journey through the country of her birth. From Cornwall to Cumbria, Norfolk to Northumbria she brings her extraordinary knowledge, huge passion, forthright opinions and inimitable wit to the distinctive history and regional character of every corner of England.
Greece has always had a charm that enchanted the world since the ancient times. The birthplace of Greek mythology, ancient Greek civilization, and Greek philosophy, society and culture, this country has greatly influenced both the ancient and the modern world. This country is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. It has numerous ruins and archaeological sites, which gave modern societies a glimpse of how complex and advanced Ancient Greek society really was
Get ready for a one-of-a-kind audio experience: discover Florence through intimate, guided audio walking tours of the city's most historic and enchanting quarters. There are four guided tours for you to listen to as you walk through Florence, plus essential Italian words and phrases that every traveler wants to know.
There is no more progressive city than Amsterdam. It's definitely a bucket list item to visit this beautiful and interesting city and the Top Ten Things to Do in Amsterdam is the perfect guide to help you make the most out of your trip. This is not a destination for the prudish or squeamish, but it's an experience worth having. There are some guidelines and rules you need to know before you visit this "interesting" part of the city, so make sure to bring The Top Ten Things to Do in Amsterdam with you on your trip.
This audio guide to London is made for independent travelers with an interest in the stories behind famous places in the city. For each of the 18 attractions you will become familiar with the essential facts and learn some amusing anecdotes.
Get ready for a one-of-a-kind audio experience: discover Rome through intimate, guided audio walking tours of the city's most historic and enchanting quarters. There are four guided tours for you to listen to as you walk through Rome, plus essential Italian words and phrases that every traveler wants to know.
Thousands of visitors to Paris have walked through its historic and enchanting quarters with the classic Pariswalks guidebook in hand. Now you can put on your earphones, keep your eyes on the historic buildings, colorful shops, and hidden courtyards, and enjoy your own personally guided audio tour of Paris with the Pariswalks Audio Guide. Each walk is designed as a fascinating half day experience.
Ever since I was a child growing up in England I have been fascinated by castles: their history, the part they have played in the development of England through the centuries, the magnificent architecture and feats of ancient engineering and construction. Not only that, castles are great places to visit for a day trip to learn more about them and see the spectacle.
"Good planning guide for a day trip"
This terrific value includes Frommer's Best of Rome, a whirlwind tour of the top 20 sites, and a walking tour of Rome's Trastevere neighborhood. Includes two full-color maps and itinerary suggestions.
Just as Rome wasn't built in a day, it cannot be seen in a day...or two, or three. Here are Rome's best attractions, free sights, biggest annual events, and tips on food, weather, and transportation!
Starting at Edinburgh Castle, this tour exploresthe rich history of the famous Royal Mile. See the Witches Well and hear of the last person ever to be tried under an old wtchcraft act, pause at Deacon Brodie's Tavern, see where JK Rowling wrote many of her early Harry Potter manuscripts and the monument to Greyfriars Bobby, Edinburgh's most famous canine.