New York: The Unknown City

It’s been said that if you can’t find something in New York City, you can’t find it anywhere, and that’s probably true; rightly so, as New York is one of the world’s great cities, if not the greatest of them all. But even the most diehard New Yorker will delight in the pleasures and discoveries to be found in New York: The Unknown City, which unlocks a treasure chest of Gotham’s secrets, some dark, some light and some just plain weir...

Frommer's England and Scotland

The British Isles are the single most popular trans-Atlantic destination for Americans, and an immense body of book-buyers will be the potential audience for this important new travel guide. It incorporates all the elements that have won best-seller status for Frommer's guidebooks: strong opinions colorfully expressed; up-to-date and recently researched information of all sorts; cost-conscious advice that covers every price range. Th...

Iraq (Modern World Nations)

New arrivals to the expanding Modern World Nations series should not be missed…assure readers plenty of material suitable for in-depth reports, yet a lively enough style to lend to browsing. All are lasting, ongoing recommendations for librarians seeking to build long-term, quality collections."

The Rough Guide to Florence and the Best of Tuscany 1 (Rough Guide Travel Guides)

The Rough Guide to Florence & the Best of Tuscany is the essential companion to discovering the romantic Italian city and its breath-taking surrounds. The full-colour introduction highlights the renaissance architecture that dominates the streets of Florence, as well as the dramatic and varied scenery of the best pockets of Tuscany. There are full accounts of all the major tourist sites, including Michelangelo’s statue of Dav...

DuMont Reise-Handbuch Reiseführer Bulgarien (Auflage: 2)

Für die 2. Auflage des DuMont Reise-Handbuches waren die Autoren Simone Böcker und Georgi Palahutev intensiv vor Ort unterwegs. Bulgarien ist mit seinen vielen Bergregionen - vom wilden Balkan-Gebirge über die hochgebirgsartigen Rila- und Pirin-Gebirge bis zu den sanfteren Rhodopen - ein Traumland für Wanderer und Naturliebhaber, doch auch die Kulturschätze des Landes vermögen zu beeindrucken. Badefreuden pur bietet die Schwarzmeerkü...

DuMont Reise-Taschenbuch Reiseführer Malta, Gozo, Comino, 4. Auflage

Der kleine Inselstaat Malta steht für über 300 Sonnentage im Jahr, für kristallklares Meerwasser und eine gute Infrastruktur. Außerdem locken imposante Festungsanlagen, großartige Barockbauten und einzigartige, 5000 Jahre alte Steintempel einer neolithischen Kultur zahlreiche Besucher an. Für die neue Auflage hat der Autor Hans E. Latzke im Vorlauf zum Kulturhauptstadt-Jahr 2018 das Valletta-Kapitel erweitert und zahlreiche neue Tipp...

Places of the Imagination: Media, Tourism, Culture

Recent years have seen an explosive growth in the phenomenon of people visiting locations from popular novels, films or television series. Places of the Imagination presents a timely and insightful analysis of this form of media tourism, exploring the question of how best to explain the increasing popularity of media tourism within contemporary culture. Drawing on extensive empirical and interview material, this book examines the rep...

The Tribes of Muriwhenua: Their Stories and Origins

Working on a research project into tourism in Muriwhenua, the author felt it was impossible to discuss this topic without starting from the beginning and she describes this book as a "story of beginnings, evolution and consolidation, applied to the people who make up the tribes of Muriwhenua". It is the history of the Far North and the iwi Ngati Kuri, Te Aupori, Ngai Takoto, Te Rarawa and Ngati Kahu. Taking each of these one by one, ...

The Rough Guide to the USA, 12th Edition

This in-depth coverage of the United States's attractions, sites, museums, and more takes you to the most rewarding spots—from the Grand Canyon to the Brooklyn Bridge to the Space Needle—and stunning color photography brings the land to life on the pages. Discover the US's biggest highlights, with expert advice on exploring the best sites, participating in festivals, and exploring local landmarks through extensive coverage of this am...

Alice Avallone - New York low cost. Guida anticrisi alla città più cool del mondo (2014)

New York è enorme, esagerata, frenetica e mutevole: facce, barbe, taxi gialli, grattacieli, avenue senza fine e parchi in cui camminare a piedi nudi. È facile innamorarsi della Grande Mela, ogni anno sono oltre un milione gli italiani che cedono al suo fascino: salgono in vetta alle sue torri di vetro, prendono treni che corrono sul letto dell’East River, fanno shopping nei mercatini dell’usato e nei magazzini multipiano, esplorano m...