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.
Planning a visit to Washington DC? Let your host, BrightPath Tours, take you on a walking tour of the Grand Monuments of Washington DC PLUS Arlington, VA! Tour on your own schedule and walk at your own pace as BrightPath Tours guides you from site to site. On this tour, we visit all 11 of the large monuments around the Mall and Tidal Basin in DC AND we’ll cross the Potomac River and visit the 4 large monuments in Arlington, VA. This tour starts at the Washington Monument.
Tokyo is a beautiful, fast moving, spiritual, dynamic city, which combines religion and spirituality seamlessly into everyday life. A city that worships the beauty of spring flowers and nature, whilst having the most advanced technology in the world. A city of culture, religion, business, fashion, and shopping. Despite being the biggest city in the world, Tokyo is very accessible with one of the best underground systems in the world, so you can travel Tokyo in style and comfort.
This audio guide to Brussels is made for independent travelers with an interest in the stories behind famous places in the capital of Europe. It is also available as a bilingual English/French version. For each of the 16 attractions mentioned, you will get familiar with the essential facts and learn about some amusing anecdotes.
Details of all the state and national parks, including the Grand Canyon and Petrified Forest National Park, plus 23 state 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. Filled with contact numbers and addresses.
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.
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.
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"
Get ready for a one-of-a-kind audio experience: discover Paris through intimate, guided audio walking tours of the city's most historic and enchanting quarters. There are four tours for you to listen to as you walk through the City of Light, plus essential French words and phrases that every traveler wants to know.
"Good tours, annoying lessons"
Whether it is business or leisure bringing you to Hong Kong, you will find something suitable for your tastes. With a plethora of shopping arcades and skyscrapers in the business district, the city lures travelers from all over the world. If you are looking for a relaxing break with your family, quiet retreat or a honeymoon, Hong Kong is a great destination. The city is safe, and since it offers numerous attractions for people of all ages, no wonder it is one of the most sought after destinations in China.
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!
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.
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"
Chicago is one of America's most iconic, historic, and fascinating cities. For Alex Kotlowitz, an accidental Chicagoan, it is the perfect perch from which to peer into America's heart. Chicago is a stew of contradictions: coarse yet gentle, idealistic yet restrained, grappling with its promise, alternately sure and unsure of itself. Not so much a tour of a place as a tour of its soul, Never a City So Real introduces listeners to some of the city's most interesting, if not always celebrated people.
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"
Venice, with its mesmerizing system of narrow streets, bridges and canals, offers one of the most perfect walking environments in the world. Nearly 100,000 foreigners flock to the city each day, yet most never get beyond the bustling Piazza San Marco. Now, with Venicewalks Audio Guide, you can put on your earphones, keep your eyes on some of the most extraordinary art and architecture in existence, and listen while the history is explained and the scandal is revealed.
"I only wish there were more"
Whether you're planning your trip or already there, Frommer's Best of New York City will take you through the top 20 sites, from the top of the Empire State Building to the tree-lined paths of Central Park. 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 the Big Apple.
"Didn't flow well"
The author, a native Australian, covers everything you might want to know about Australia - guaranteed. This guide covers places to stay, restaurants, beaches, wildlife, and more.
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.
Author Christine Thomas, using diaries from the townspeople themselves, newspaper reports of the day, and the general gossip of the town, paints a vivid picture of those who lived here and survived the greatest battle on the North American continent. If you've walked the battlefield already, take this walk through the town and learn about the residents who called Gettysburg home, never realizing that their town would become the site of one of the most famous battles in history.
The popular Bucharest City Guide contains everything visitors need to know to enjoy themselves in, get the best out of, and find their way around Bucharest. This audiobook is packed with a surprising amount of information about the many different sights and activities to see and do in and around the "Small Paris".
Disneyland California Travel Guide makes Disneyland one of the most accessible theme parks in the world. With advice that is direct, prescriptive, and detailed, it takes the guesswork out of the listener's vacation. Whether they are at Disneyland for a day or a week, there is a plan for any group or family. They can enjoy the rides, activities, and entertainment instead of spending their time in lines.
The National Mall in Washington, DC is considered the nation's "front yard". Visitors from all over the world come here to see the collections held in the various Smithsonian museums that sit on the mall. Intent on going inside, most never notice the buildings themselves - works of art in their own right. BrightPath Tours would like to change that! With our walk around the National Mall, we will take you to each of these buildings and discuss a variety of topics that will include the history of each site and the origins of the buildings.
Unlike a lot of modern travel guides, which easily overwhelm first time visitors when listing all things to do and see in London England, in How to London...Without Going Broke Sheila Stone tells you what you really need to know about England's capital. An accomplished tour guide, she points out the highlights of any trip to London and London attractions you simply can't miss when planning your perfect vacation in Britain's colorful metropolis on the river Thames.
"I want to be friends with Sheila Stone"