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.
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!
"Not a driving guide"
Grand Teton National Park owes its spectacular scenery to earthquakes. Born of earthquakes and sculpted by ice, it’s an active and dynamic landscape. It boasts the youngest and steepest mountain range in the Rockies, contains some of the oldest rocks on earth, features glaciers, glacier-carved lakes, sagebrush flats, abundant and visible wildlife and a myriad of wildflowers.
"Sickening and Preachy"
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!
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!
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.
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"
A five-day travel guide to unforgettable French travel! Have no idea where to start? Or maybe you have an idea but could use some great insider tips? Well, listen 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!
"All you wanted about Paris"
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"
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"
On this tour of Pompeii, a city preserved by a volcano in 79 AD, we'll walk the ancient streets remarkably like our own. We'll hear about that incredible August day, 1900 years ago, when ash rained down from Mount Vesuvius, turning the sky black and encasing Pompeii in a time capsule.
Whether you're planning your trip or already there, Frommer's Best of Paris will take you through the top 20 sites, from the Eiffel Tower to the Louvre. 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 City of Lights.
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.
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.
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"
Close to the border where Umbria meets Tuscany and Lazio, the city of Orvieto and the western corner of Umbria occupy a stunning and uncontaminated countryside that ranges from basalt and tufa precipices in the volcanic hinterland to rolling hills and alluvial plains of the Paglia and Tiber rivers, both of which are now regional parks. It is a history-rich area, which has seen much action since the Etruscans first inhabited the area some 3,000 years ago.
"Lists, lists and more lists"
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!"
If you've yet to experience this historical masterpiece, what are you waiting for? Passport to European Travel Guides offers this comprehensive yet quick and concise five-day guide to Rome - one of the world's most iconic cities to visit. Have no idea where to start? Or maybe you have some idea but could use a treasure trove of great insider tips? Well, listen up! 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.
The best places to stay and eat in Jamaica are described here, with abundant pictures, often little-known except by celebrities and the wealthiest travelers.
Yosemite became a National Park in 1890, 200 million years after the granite rocks formed within the earth; 20,000 years after glaciers eroded the gritty granite; 4,000 years after Ahwahneechee Indians were caretakers of the meadows; 2,000 years after Grizzly Giant, one of the largest and oldest sequoias was a seedling; and 41 years after gold was discovered in California.
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Oahu is a wonderful place for a vacation. When visiting the island of Oahu, there is so much to see. Having lived on the island for three decades, I will give you an overview of some of the best of the best Oahu has to offer!
There are many places one could travel to, but one of the most interesting places to travel to and the most visited places of all of the world is Europe. The exotic nature of Europe is what has been interesting people for centuries. One of the places in Europe is Norway. Norway is one of three Scandinavian countries and is known for its beautiful and long extending coasts. Surrounded by Finland, Sweden, and Russia, it is known for its beauty and scenery. The fjords in Norway are famous world over and are well admired.
Mexico is an amazing country to go to. Learn the amazing history of Mexico today. Great for book reports.
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.
Here you have volumes I, II, and III of Castles in England, a Travelers' Guide combined in to a box set. It's a 60-castle tour in around 37,000 words. Inside you will hear about 60 of the most impressive and history-laden castles throughout England.
Since my childhood I have been intrigued by castles. It started after a family holiday to Scarborough and being taken to see the castle there. Magnificent things, centuries old. How did they build them way back then without the modern machinery and building techniques we have today? They are remarkable feats of architecture, design, building and magnificent in their purpose both military and governance.
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 Thailand Travel Guide is for anyone and everyone interested in learning more about Thailand. It's for individuals and families who are in the process of planning their visit or are eagerly awaiting their fast-approaching departure date. It's for anyone who seeks to learn more about Thailand's ancient history, opulent temples, unique culture, pristine beaches, tropical atmosphere, bustling markets, and plethora of tourist attractions.
From the Tampa Bay area to Naples and the Everglades, this guide covers all of Florida's coastal cities, towns, nature preserves, wilderness areas, and beaches on the state's western shore. Information on watersports is given, plus details on eco-treks into gator territory, hot air balloon rides, airboat excursions, biking trails, cycling routes, and historic walking tours.
Golf resorts - it's a niche for a group that knows what it wants. What they want is golf, so the Nicols have devoted minutes of attention to yardage and par, green fees, and special course features for hundreds of golf courses in Mexico. Included are Cancún, Yucatan, Baja Sur, Cabo San Lucas, and beyond. But there are other facets 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.
Whether you are planning to visit one of the many Los Angeles museums, explore the historic El Pueblo de Los Angeles near Union Station, go shopping on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, hike to the Hollywood sign or go off the beaten path and get to know one of many the ethnic neighborhoods, What to Do in Los Angeles is an up-to-date travel-guide book with plenty of attraction listings and sample itineraries that will give you lots of ideas for your upcoming trip and help you get to know the area the way only locals do.
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.
"No matter why you are going to Thailand, read this"