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.
The hills of horse country, Shenandoah Valley, the Blue Ridge Mountains and numerous wineries are among the state's offerings. Here's a guide to the national and state parks, the cities, towns and villages and everything in between. Places to stay and eat, along with recommended fall foliage tours.
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.
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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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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.
Do you want to work on your French listening comprehension at home or on your trip to Paris? This bilingual English/French audio guide to Paris is made for travelers and language learners with an interest in the stories behind famous places in the French capital.
Welcome to Prague. Once the capital of the Holy Roman Empire she now draws in over 4 million international visitors each year. So what makes the Czech Capital one of the World's top destinations? A UNESCO World Heritage Site with fantastic shopping and memorable nightlife, the city's history, culture and arts combine to create a memorable experience.
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.
This Jane's Smart Art Audio Guide is in-depth and indispensable for art-lovers and history-buffs who want to hear about more than just the highlights! Behind the unassuming façade of this early Renaissance church is an extraordinary trove of celebrated art and unique architectural features. The church has played a central role in Rome's history by virtue of its location just inside the principle north gate.
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.
Walk in the footsteps of Dylan, Hendrix, Springsteen, the Ramones, Zeppelin, Lennon, and more.New York City has long been a destination and proving ground for music legends. Now you can walk the famed streets throughout the East and West Villages of New York City while listening to rock DJ Ken Dashow talk about the history, the artists, the movements that have put New York City at the center of rock and roll history.
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.
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On this walking tour, your host, BrightPath Tours, will take you through some of the most famous spots that make up Historic Philadelphia. Starting at the site of the President's House with stops that include Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the site of Ben Franklin's home, you'll see why this area is called the Cradle of Liberty. The tour ends at Christ Church Burial Grounds, the final resting place of many of the men who shaped our country. Tour on your own schedule and walk at your own pace as BrightPath Tours guides you from site to site.
As you walk down the Spanish Steps we'll explain why the Pope at the time they were built was so unenthusiastic about them and also why the fountain at the bottom looks like it's sinking. We'll point out the Keats-Shelley Museum and talk about the Romantic poet's tragic life and then explain what Roman firemen do to the Colonna dell'Immacolata every year.
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.
In 1447, Fra Angelico began painting his heavenly vision on the vault of the San Brizio Chapel in Orivieto, but within months he abandoned his contract. Fifty years later, Luca Signorelli was commissioned to finish the ceiling and to decorate the walls of the room. The result was one of the most original and significant fresco cycles produced in Italy during that historic period of artistic achievement known as the High Renaissance.
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.
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.
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.
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.