This serves as the third volume of a series covering the amazing 50 states. It looks at the facts about each state, its history, and interesting little tidbits of information about each. In this volume Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, and Iowa are covered.
Following are a few brief excerpts from this guide, written by a lifelong resident of Australia. She covers everything you might want to know about this part of Australia - guaranteed! The places to stay, from budget to luxury, rentals to B&Bs; the restaurants, from fast food to the highest quality; the beachwalks and bushwalks; the wildlife and how to see it; exploring the country by air, on water, by bike, and every other way.
Each year 4.6 million tourists visit Oahu, of whom 3.2 million stay exclusively on Oahu. Another 780,000 tourists visit the Big Island; 800,000 visit Maui; and 530,000 go to Kauai. All tourists come through Oahu because the major airport and deepwater port are there. This is the most thorough guide to the island available, with candid hotel reviews based on personal inspections. Lavish beachfront resorts, rainforest B&Bs, condos, and much more are covered.
Golf resorts - it's a specialized niche for a savvy group that knows what it wants. What they want is golf, so the Nicols have devoted pages of attention to yardage and par, green fees, and special course features for hundreds of golf courses in the Caribbean. But there are other factors to consider as well, because the point here is to take a vacation, a golf vacation, where you get to luxuriate in your scenic vistas, eat your sumptuous meals, and play your 18 holes, too.
I love Scotland. A beautiful, scenic country with much to recommend it to the tourist. And the history is a big part of that. And a huge contribution to the history of Scotland are the many magnificent castles throughout the land. I'm interested in both (history and castles) so what better way to illustrate that than a book about castles in Scotland. I've already written one which is available on Kindle and now here is Volume II for your enjoyment.
Finally language help that opens the world to the special-needs traveler! This exclusive new audio series puts key words and phrases you need for nutrition, access, or medical assistance in easy reach so you can go where you want to go with confidence. Each instructional audio is packed with entertaining lessons and practical terms you can use in any away-from-home situation.
Finally, language help that opens the world to the special needs traveler! This exclusive new audio series puts key words and phrases you need for nutrition, access, or medical assistance in easy reach so you can go where YOU want to go with confidence. Each instructional program is packed with entertaining lessons and practical terms you can use in any away-from-home situation.
Finally, language help that opens the world to the special needs traveler! This exclusive new audio series puts key words and phrases you need for nutrition, access, or medical assistance in easy reach so you can go where you want to go with confidence. Each instructional program is packed with entertaining lessons and practical terms you can use in any away-from-home situation.
Finally, language help that opens the world to the special needs traveler! This exclusive new audio series puts key words and phrases you need for nutrition, access, or medical assistance in easy reach so you can go where YOU want to go with confidence. Each instructional CD is packed with entertaining lessons and practical terms you can use in any away-from-home situation.
Finally language help that opens the world to the special-needs traveler! This exclusive new audio series puts key words and phrases you need for nutrition, access, or medical assistance in easy reach so you can go where you want to go with confidence. Each instructional program is packed with entertaining lessons and practical terms you can use in any away-from-home situation.
This text provides a practical guide to the great American national parks, how to avoid the crowds, the walking tours, facilities and how to get there. This edition has been expanded to include 49 parks, information on accommodation and dining, camping and tours.
Here is a brand new second edition that has been fully updated. The author is a long-time resident of Budapest, who knows the region intimately and takes us behind the scenes to discover its best features the sights, the places to stay and eat, the shopping, and all the activities. Millions of people every year hike into, bike, drive, or climb into the green valleys and limestone mountain ridges of Hungary s national parks and the hills.
Plan the perfect honeymoon getaway with your spouse! As newlyweds, you deserve a relaxing trip that will help you celebrate the passion and intimacy of your love.
This serves as the first volume of a series covering the amazing 50 states. It looks at facts about each state, their histories, and interesting little tidbits of information about each. In this volume Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, and Maryland are covered.
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.
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.
Established in the mid-1700s, Old Town Alexandria is an early American town steeped in the history of America's first settlers, military leaders, politicians, and churchmen. See the places where these early Americans lived, worked, and socialized and hear many of their stories - the very stories that you'd expect from a place that produced our first President! Within this historic framework, visitors will also find modern conveniences that will make for a most enjoyable experience!
Franz Liszt lived on Lake Como. Pliny and Virgil lived here in Roman times, and they called it the most beautiful place in the world. It hasn't changed. From the hills above the lake, you can see the Matterhorn in the distance. This is based on our larger book, Milan and the Italian Lakes. Here we zero in on the most popular of them.
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
Guam is a special place for a number of reasons. At 212 square miles, it's the largest island in Micronesia, and its status as a territory of the U.S. makes it our most westerly possession. It is 6,000 miles west of San Francisco, and is truly where America's day begins. The geology of this apostrophe-shaped island, which is 30 miles long and four to 12 miles wide, is volcanic. Much of the northern part has cliffs along the coast that drop sharply to the sea, as well as a few mountains that range up to 600 feet.
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"
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.
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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.
Ever since its founding in the 17th century, Boston's residents have built and rebuilt, putting new buildings and streets where the old ones once lay. The city's streets are a constantly evolving, mutating entity, an amalgam of the old and the new. Downtown Boston is full of secret passageways and tight pedestrian alleys. The ghosts of Colonial Boston are preserved in these little known relics from the past.
Rocky Mountain National Park’s Trail Ridge Road, famous for being the highest continuously paved highway in the United States, is an invigorating 40-mile drive. It takes you up and over the Rocky Mountains, linking the towns of Estes Park and Grand Lake. It offers spectacular views from exhilarating heights and fresh high-mountain air.
"Don't Drive the Trail Ridge Road Without It!"
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!
In China, the world’s next superpower, life is comfortable for the fortunate few. For others, it’s a hand-to-mouth struggle for a full stomach, a place to live, wages for work done, and freedom to speak openly. In a place where few things are more important than food, “Have you eaten yet?” is another way of saying hello. After traversing the country and meeting its people, Ang shares her delicious experiences with us.
Details of all the state and national parks in these three states. 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. Filled with contact numbers and addresses.
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.
Welcome to Grand Canyon National Park! As you approach the Grand Canyon, you are crossing the Colorado Plateau, a 130,000 square mile bulge in the earth's surface spanning half of Utah and a good portion of Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado. Around its edges are the upthrust Rocky Mountains, the stretched-apart Great Basin, the contorted rocks of Arizona's Transition Zone, and ancient volcanoes.
"Nice Tour - if you're on a bus"
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.
Rome's two and a half millennia of history are reflected not only in her fascinating architecture but also in her intricate, winding streets. Now you can put on your earphones and let Romewalks Audio Guide unveil the immense cultural treasures that lie within the walls of this Mediterranean city. Romewalks will charm you with anecdotes from Roman history and gossip about the people, art, religion, archeology, architecture, and cuisine of Rome.
"A fresh approach"
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!
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.
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.
Blending an unlikely combination of romantic corners and revolutionary history, this tour of some of the quieter, less well known parts of the perennially romantic city of Paris actually starts at one of its liveliest, most famous sites: the Place de la Concorde. But here too we bring you something new - by revealing its names over the centuries as Paris was rocked by revolution and explaining what you're looking at as you look at it.
Tahiti is one of the Society Islands which, with the Gambiers, the Tuamotus, the Australs, and the Marquesas, make up French Polynesia. This archipelago spread out over several million square miles of the south central Pacific is a mixture of high volcanic islands and low coral atolls. All the detail you will need about these Pacific islands is in the guide - the hotels, restaurants, what to see and do, how to get around, the history and the culture.
"Lot's of great info here!"