Frommer's Cape Town Day by Day
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Frommer's Cape Town Day by Day

Short and punchy city guide to Cape Town and the Winelands, showing travellers the region in the most effective way. Aimed at sophisticated travellers who are looking for a very accessible read to make the most of their stay, special-interest tours allow travellers to get a good idea of the geography instantly before exploring it, giving people some surprising choices for what to see and do that they might not have thought to conside...

World Heritage Sites: Tourism, Local Communities and Conservation Activities
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World Heritage Sites: Tourism, Local Communities and Conservation Activities

Heritage is a growing area of both tourism and study, with World Heritage Site (WHS) designations increasing year on year. This book reviews the important interrelations between the industry, local communities and conservation work, bringing together the various opportunities and challenges for a destination. Proper heritage management and conservation activities are always vital. Reviewing new areas of development, such as Historic ...

The Rough Guide to Bolivia
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The Rough Guide to Bolivia

This new, fully-updated edition of The Rough Guide to Bolivia helps you discover both the big sights and the hidden gems, with expert reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink for everyone from backpackers to five-star travelers. The introduction will help you choose where to go and what to see, inspired by dozens of stunning photos. The Things Not To Miss section runs through all the must-sees, while the Itineraries guide yo...

Life on Matagorda Island
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Life on Matagorda Island

From most people’s point of view, a barrier beach is a paradox: appealing to visit but appalling to live on. An enjoyable day’s excursion requires shade, dark glasses, sunblock, drinking water, food, and, of course, a shower afterward. Take all those amenities away and consider existing alone on the island fulltime, even during hurricanes. When Wayne and Martha McAlister moved to Matagorda Island, a wildlife refuge off the central Te...

Hiking Shenandoah National Park, 4th (Regional Hiking Series)
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Hiking Shenandoah National Park, 4th

Completely updated, this edition provides detailed descriptions and maps of fifty-nine of the best hikes in the park. From easy day hikes to strenuous backpacking trips, this guide will provide readers with all the latest information they need to plan virtually any type of hiking adventure in the park.

Islamic Tourism: Management of Travel Destinations
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Islamic Tourism: Management of Travel Destinations

Islamic tourism is not purely motivated by religion; it also includes participants pursuing similar leisure experiences to non-Muslims, within the parameters set by Islam. Destinations are therefore not necessarily locations where Shari'a or full Islamic law is enforced. This book offers an engaging assessment of the linkages and interconnections between Muslim consumers and the places they visit. It provides an important analysis fo...

The Rough Guide to Scotland, 10 edition
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The Rough Guide to Scotland, 10 edition

The Rough Guide to Scotland is the ultimate travel guide to this beguiling and beautiful country. It will guide you through Scotland with reliable information and detailed coverage of all of Scotland's attractions, from the world-class cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow to its many idyllic islands. This fully updated guidebook features detailed practical advice on what to see and do and how to get around, plus up-to-date reviews of the ...

Frommer's Turkey
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Frommer's Turkey

Frommer's Turkey features expert insight onall of the sights and experiences that await you. Our author hits all the highlights, from the eerie lunar landscape of Cappadocia, to the spectacular beaches of the Turquoise Coast, to the ancient civilization at Ephesus. You'll learn how to navigate the chaotic bustle of Istanbul, buy a rug and get the best deal, find the best undiscovered ruins, and learn the ins and outs of getting a Tur...

Chicago Food Crawls: Touring the Neighborhoods One Bite & Libation at a Time
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Chicago Food Crawls: Touring the Neighborhoods One Bite & Libation at a Time

What I was totally blown away by this book is how intimate each of Park's treatments are. This is no casual coffee table book--you can quickly find yourself immersed in not just the food, but all of the lovely things Chicago has to offer. Park's friendly voice rings true and veteran in this guide, and the photos are as enticing as they are informative. An enormous amount of work and heart went into this book and it leaps off each pag...

The Rough Guides' Lisbon Directions
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The Rough Guides' Lisbon Directions

Slim, stylish and pocketable, Lisbon Directions is full of ideas for short breaks and flying visits. Providing accurate, up-to-date coverage, the guide – with a third in full colour – is fully illustrated. Browse the "Ideas" section with 28 themed spreads – "Sporting Lisbon", "Literary Lisbon", "Clubbing", "Get Moving" with each caption cross-referenced to the pratical part of the guide – and you''ll know what you want to do, 24 hour...