Get ready to learn all about Ireland! Ireland is a fabulous destination for your next trip or vacation. If you've already been to Ireland or you're contemplating a trip, this listen is a must. When traveling to a new country, your trip can be faced with uncertainties. Don't let surprises pop up and ruin your trip. Ireland is the ultimate travel destination. It's a truly beautiful country filled with a rich history. By listening to this book, you'll be able to plan out your trip and take full advantage of your time there.
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"
John Wesley Powell described the Grand Canyon as “the great unknown.” Today, as you peer into its chasm from almost any vantage point on the rim, it appears so enormous, so remote and severe, it seems that no one could ever know it. But the stunning views from the rim of Grand Canyon National Park are only the beginning of the story. This tour will tell you the rest!
This Jane's Smart Art Audio Guide is in-depth and indispensable: for art-lovers and history-buffs, it's the smart way to visit St. Peter's Basilica! Huge in both scale and history, St. Peter's can be overwhelming. But with Jane's engaging narration guiding you through this magnificent building, appreciating the art and architecture, step-by-step, in the context of history, you will experience a deep and lasting appreciation of the essence of this remarkable place.
As we stroll down this celebrated street, your guide to the Ramblas tell you its history - from the story behind its name to the role it played during the Spanish Civil War. We'll show you how to ensure that you come back to Barcelona and take you through the most beautiful food Market in the world.
"Very useful - try it early on!"
Discover the incredible highlights, history, geology, and nature of Yellowstone National Park with this entertaining, educational, orchestrated, point-by-point Waypoint Tour. Welcome to the world's first national park - Yellowstone! The park is the example touted to help justify the establishment and protection of 3,600 other national parks in 143 countries. It's an adventurer's dream, meticulously planned. And it's the first and last word of the favorite vacation story.
"Not really substantial book"
Whether you're planning your trip or already there, Frommer's Best of San Francisco will take you through the top 20 sites, from Chinatown to Alcatraz. This tour includes a map to help you get around, and itineraries to put it all together. Pauline Frommer, travel expert and creator of Pauline Frommer's Travel Guides, guides you through the best of San Francisco.
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"
Frommer's Neighborhood Walking Tours take you step by step to the most intriguing spots, full of history and juicy anecdotes, as well as the hidden treasures travelers seldom see. Pauline Frommer, travel expert and creator of Pauline Frommer's Travel Guides, guides you on a walking tour of Chinatown and the Lower East Side. Includes a full-color map.
Jane's Smart Art Guide to the Fountains of Rome concentrates primarily on the Renaissance and Baroque fountains that refresh the historic heart of the city. Jane, the narrator, will lead you through the extraordinary history of Rome's water supply and the delightful fountains - large and small, plain and fancy - that grace the city. You'll hear about who were the great fountain designers, what constraints they had to deal with, and how they learned to make water behave in different ways.
Beth Dugger finds the roads less traveled in this popular New England state. The book is broken down into six regions: White Mountains, the Lakes Region, Dartmouth and Lake Sunapee, the Monadnock Region, Merrimack Valley, and the Coastal Region, each offering full details on fun things to do. Hiking, fishing, skiing, and canoeing are but a few of the activities covered, with the best outfitters listed for each, along with contact numbers.
What is visible to the naked eye has been exhaustively raked over; in Underground London, acclaimed travel writer Stephen Smith provides an alternative guide and history of the capital. It's a journey through the passages and tunnels of the city, the bunkers and tunnels, crypts and shadows. As well as being a contemporary tour of underground London, it's also an exploration through time.
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.
We're here to help you see London just as you've been longing to! Perhaps you've never been to London. No worries, Passport to European Travel Guides offers this comprehensive yet quick and concise five-day guide to London, England - one of the most distinguished focal points of the European showcase!
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.
Look cool while secretly feeding your inner geek. Blend in with the LoDo scene wearing your iPod or with your phone to your ear and listen to Denver's most entertaining walking tour. Professional actors and narrators guide you through historic Denver, while interviewing interesting and fun characters along the way. Giving you the flavor of the Old West, storytelling is interspersed with re-enacted scenes that occurred throughout the decades and shaped the Queen City of the Plains.
Our Madrid tour begins with the grand royal palace and the great Cathedral of Almudena which was, in fact, only finished a few years ago. You'll then hear about where the city gets its name from and we'll tell you about its development from medieval backwater to capital of half of the world.
"Used for trip to Spain"
Get ready for a one-of-a-kind audio experience: discover Venice 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 Venice, plus essential Italian words and phrases that every traveler wants to know.
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"
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.
"Did not want to listen to a cookbook"
Thailand has a reputation for perfectly riding the line between relaxation and excitement, and nowhere is that more prevalent than in the tropical paradise that is Phuket. Within minutes you can go from a beachside massage under the shade of a coconut tree to a never-ending club night in the party capital of the world. Phuket is a province, an island, a city, and a general term for a large collection of islands in the south of Thailand.
With this must-have guide, you will have access to all of the necessary Bermuda info with a whole supply of useful tips and a splash of entertainment. Get a copy of the Bermuda Travel Guide, so you can be on your way to planning your most memorable vacation of the year.
What's the dance club of the moment, the best place for a drink, the most romantic choice? You'll find all that information you need in this ultimate Bangkok nightlife guide based on the recommendations of thousands of local night crawlers.
Experience the places you visit more directly, freshly, intensely than you would otherwise, sometimes best done on foot, in a canoe, or through cultural adventures like art courses, cooking classes, learning the language, meeting the people, joining in the festivals and celebrations. This can make your trip life-changing, unforgettable.
David Livingstone was a Scottish missionary and one of the greatest European explorers who ever lived. He fought all his life against slavery, and is remembered as a national hero for opening up the interior of the so-called "Dark Continent"; his expeditions had a tremendous influence on the colonization of Africa and the relation between Europeans and Africans. The son of a Christian missionary himself, Livingstone felt a spiritual calling to reach people in the interior of Africa in order to find new commercial routes and thus free the Africans from the plague of slavery.
Have no idea where to start? Or maybe you have an idea but could use some great insider tips? Well, read on! You see, we know your trip begins before you even book your flight, and this guide is chock full of dynamite tips on everything you need to know before you go and much, much more!
If you are still thinking about where to go or you would like to make a trip to Southeast Asia, you should consider making a stop in Laos or Cambodia. There is just so much to enjoy with Laos and Cambodian history that you are sure to find something that everyone is going to enjoy. This travel guide is the perfect companion to help you make the right decision to visit this unique country and really have a lot of fun.
The Caymans are ultra-prosperous and safe, with great resorts, fabulous watersports, and terrific restaurants. A major stop for cruise ships, there are 1,800,000 cruise visitors per year, plus 250,000+ arriving by plane. Lots of detail on the shopping, dining, hotels, sightseeing, and entertainment, based on personal visits by the authors plus a special emphasis on activities such as boating, fishing, golf, walking, biking, scuba diving, snorkeling, and bird watching.
The final guide for free and discounted food, accommodations, museums, sightseeing, outdoor activities, attractions, events, music, theater, and rides. This is the best guide for freebies and discounts available in one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in the world and probably the most expensive: Berlin. So, if you need to stretch your budget and get the most of this wonderful city, this book is for you.
World travel is on the rise with how many people are changing their homes and living situations. This guide will give you a great head start on your way to independence. Nero hand feeds you the content so you can multitask. One of the abilities he has developed into a lifelong skill is multitasking, and he understands the value in it.
Portland in one of the fastest-expanding cities on the West Coast. Nero hand-feeds you the content so you can multitask. After listening to this book you will understand why Portland is weird and discover Portland's oldest restaurant, a bookstore that covers an entire city block, the only doughnut you will eat ever again, the best food you can smash, and more.
Have no idea where to start? Or maybe you have some idea but could use a treasure trove of great insider tips? Well, read on! You see, we know your trip begins long before you even book the flight, so this guide is chock full of dynamite tips on everything you need to know before you go - and much, much more you'll thank us for!
Mungo Park was an explorer of the real kind. In 1795, only aged 24, he left Gambia for the uncharted interior of Africa, in a journey that would be filled with tragedy, heroism, and adventure. Park was the first European to ever reach the river Niger and the legendary city of Timbuctoo, thus resolving, once and for all, a century-old geographic debate. He travelled with local guides and later entirely alone, through warring kingdoms, robberies, imprisonment, and extreme duress. By the time he returned to Gambia, he had long been given up for dead.
What's the dance club of the moment, the best place for a drink, the most romantic choice? You'll find all that information you need in this ultimate Hong Kong nightlife guide based on the recommendations of thousands of local night crawlers.
The Louvre is one of the largest museums ever built, and it is the most visited in the world. It hosts some of the most revered masterpieces from all history; it was home to kings and emperors, and it sits on legendary surroundings. Its riches are literally inhexaustible. This audiobook is designed to prepare your visit with the necessary elements for depth and meaning. It provides an overview of the history of the Louvre, which is itself a summary of the history of France. Each collection is then analyzed, with a highlight on the most interesting works of art. Each one of them will be presented in an original way, to help you appreciate its genuine importance and get the most pleasurable experience.