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We spend three days in Venice this June. We completed two of the four tours sharing an IPod as we walked. It got us away from the crowds and made our Venice experience wonderful. Do not forget to download the PDF maps before you go.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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"
In this celebration of one of America's oldest towns (incorporated in 1720), Michael Cunningham, author of the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning The Hours, brings us Provincetown, one of the most idiosyncratic and extraordinary towns in the United States, perched on the sandy tip at the end of Cape Cod.
The Coloseum, Villa Borghese, the Piazza di Spagna, the Trevi Fountain, and the Capuchin Church of Santa Maria della Concezione whose macabre crypt had impressed the likes of Mark Twain and Marquis de Sade; these are just some of the landmarks William Murray points out on his walking tour of Rome. Having grown up in the city, Murray makes for an expert (and engaging) tour guide who captures Rome's sights, sounds, and flavors, while also revealing its mythologized history and folklore.
"Fun listen before heading to Rome"
London, a huge and bustling metropolis, does not reveal itself to the casual visitor. To discover its hidden wonders, you must investigate its streets and squares on foot. Now with Londonwalks Audio Guide, you can put on your earphones, keep your eyes on the historic buildings, colorful shops, and hidden courtyards, while you listen to the history, scandal, and architectural curiosity of one of the most magnificent cities of Europe.
"Nice Walking Tour of London"
Kinky Friedman, the original Texas Jew boy, guides readers through the sights, sounds, food, and sundry oddities of his favorite Texas city. Known for live music and food, Austin is also the home of Willie Nelson, Janis Joplin, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and a number of other music legends.
"Wish Kinky Woulda Read It"
From the author of such travel adventure classics as Jaguars Ripped My Flesh and Road Fever, comes an informative and entertaining travelogue through one of America's favorite destinations: Yellowstone National Park. On his several-hundred-mile trek across the wilderness, the author explores such natural wonders as glaciers and geysers, muses about the microbiology of thermal pools, and witnesses moonbows arcing across waterfalls at midnight.
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.
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.
Do you want to work on your Spanish listening comprehension at home or on your trip to Barcelona? This bilingual English/Spanish audioguide of Barcelona is made for travelers and language learners with an interest in the stories behind famous places in Barcelona.
"Good value...but not for Spanish 'learner'"
On this walk through Barcelona, you'll experience the "visual architectural party" of the city's streets; wander the Boqueria Market, Europe's largest, where produce is art and every possible kind of seafood is on brilliant display; ramble through the Rambunctious Ramblas; stop for hot chocolate and churros and learn how chocolate came to Barcelona; walk through a lush, green cloister with its bubbling fountains and gabbling geese....
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.
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.
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.
"A good guide but could have been better."
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.
Tourist Tracks MP3 walking tours allow you to discover the UK's finest cities at your own pace. The routes are carefully planned and clearly described so that you can get the best from your time in Bath. The Bath Tour Pack contains two walks: Heritage City Highlights: A 50-minute walk taking in the highlights of Bath: the Abbey, Roman Baths, the Royal Crescent, The Circus and the Assembly Rooms; and Across the River: Cross the River Avon and make your way along the serene Kennett and Avon Canal.
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.
This unique tour takes you along one of the most famous and historic streets in Washington DC, Constitution Avenue, and ends in one the city's most famous parks, LaFayette Park, directly across from the White House. If you’ve already visited the large monuments in DC, on this tour you'll see some of the smaller monuments that are every bit as interesting and important as the better-known monuments.
Gettysburg has long been a destination for those seeking ghosts and unexplained happenings. Join life-long resident, Phyllis Greineisen, as she leads you through the historic town, walking historically haunted streets and alleyways. Along the way, Phyllis will relate stories from her own personal experiences. Being a "local," she has many stories that will not only entertain but will convince even the most jaded "anti-ghost" hunter that strange things do happen in this battle-scarred town.
Kogda by vy ni reshili poehat' otdyhat', pomnite, chto najti takoe zhe sochetanie morja, solnca i gor, kakoe mozhet predlozhit' Sochi, prakticheski nevozmozhno! S sem'ej ili druz'jami, v bol'shoj kompanii ili v odinochestve - v Sochi ehat' mozhno i nuzhno v ljubom sluchae. Jetot gorod - specializirovannyj kurort, kotoryj za mnogie gody svoej istorii nauchilsja prinimat' gostej i udivljat' ih. Blagodarja jetomu putevoditelju vy uznaete, bez poseshhenija kakih mest v Sochi nel'zja obojtis' ni odnomu turistu.
Bobby Fischer won the world chess championship in 1972 and the chess boom started. The Village Chess Shop opened on Thompson Street, Washington Square Park chess tables turned into a regular venue, Times Square 42nd Street opened chess tables not only at Bryant Park but also on Broadway and several indoors clubs. Chess was every where. This book covers 40 years of history of the NY Chess scene. Great reading for tourists and locals alike.
Segodnja slozhno najti cheloveka, kotoryj hotja by raz ne otpravljalsja v puteshestvie - bud'-to bjudzhetnyj otdyh v Krymu ili feshenebel'nyj kurort v Sredizemnom more. Kto-to bol'she, kto-to men'she, no puteshestvujut vse - a sobirajas' posetit' novuju stranu ili gorod, samym vernym resheniem budet kupit' putevoditel' i zaranee uznat', chto zhe vas zhdjot.
Audio Journeys explore Pamunkey Indian Museum in King William, Virginia with basket weaver and curator, Joyce Palemoon Krigsvold. Pamunkey Indians now number one hundred people, of a once very large and powerful tribe on the east coast of USA since the Ice Age. Four hundred years of history across the Commonwealth of Virginia series.
Audio Journeys explore The Life of African Americans in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. The first capital of the colonies, Colonial Williamsburg tells the story in the years preceding and during the American Revolution. Four hundred years of history across the Commonwealth of Virginia series.
Audio Journeys explore Mammoth Cave National Park, Louisville, Kentucky. Mammoth Cave is the world’s longest and most diverse cave system with over 350 surveyed miles. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Music by Jason Serfling.
Audio Journeys explore St. John’s Church in Richmond Virginia. St. John’s Church is one of the most important buildings in the American Revolution. It was here that the 2nd Virginia Convention was held in March 1775 with over 100 revolutionaries attending, including George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson. Four hundred years of history across the Commonwealth of Virginia series.