Destinations of a Lifetime

Destinations of a Lifetime
Author: National Geographic
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781426216176
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Release: 2015-10-27
Editor: National Geographic Books
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

NatGeo takes you on a photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations, inspiring tangible ideas for your next trip. Travel to hundreds of the most breathtaking locales—both natural and man-made—illustrated with vivid images taken by the organization's world-class photographers. These images, coupled with evocative text, feature a plethora of visual wonders: ancient monoliths, scenic islands, stunning artwork, electric cityscapes, white-sand seashores, rain forests, ancient cobbled streets, and both classic and innovative architecture. Loaded with hard service information for each location, Destinations of a Lifetime has it all: when to go, where to eat, where to stay, and what to do to ensure the most enriching and authentic experience.

Destinations of a Lifetime

Destinations of a Lifetime
Author: National Geographic
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781426216176
Available:
Release: 2015-10-27
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Hundreds of oversized images of the world's most spectacular destinations are featured along with service information on the best and most authentic ways to experience them. A candy box full of visual delights, this book will inspire tangible ideas for everyone's next great trip. National Geographic takes you on a photographic tour of our world in this spellbinding new coffee table travel gift book. Hundreds of Earth's most breathtaking locales are illustrated with vivid, oversized full-color images taken by Nat Geo's world-class photographers. These images, coupled with evocative text, feature a plethora of visual wonders: ancient monoliths, scenic islands, stunning artwork, electric cityscapes, white-sand seashores, rain forests, ancient cobbled streets, and both classic and innovative architecture. Loaded with hard service information for each location, Destinations of a Lifetime has it all: when to go, where to eat, where to stay, and what to do to ensure the most enriching and authentic experience.

Destinations of a Lifetime

Destinations of a Lifetime
Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.),National Geographic
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781426215643
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Release: 2015
Editor: National Geographic Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A photographic tour of the most amazing, beautiful, thrilling, and breathtaking locales on Earth includes islands, cityscapes, rain forests, and ancient cobblestone roads, with travel and visitor information for each.

Journeys of a Lifetime

Journeys of a Lifetime
Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Pages: 400
ISBN: 1426201257
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Release: 2007
Editor: National Geographic Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The travel writers of National Geographic describe their favorite trips and adventures around the globe, on every continent and using every possible form of transportation, accompanied by four hundred full-color photographs, two hundred maps, and practical advice on how to make the most of one's journey. 100,000 first printing.

Great Destinations of a Lifetime

Great Destinations of a Lifetime
Author: Claudia Martin
Pages: 224
ISBN: 178274987X
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Release: 2020-11-03
Editor: Amber Books
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

From California's legendary Death Valley to the lagoons around Bora Bora in French Polynesia, from Norwegian fjords to the Lascaux cave paintings, Great Destinations roams far and wide to find the world's most outstanding accessible locations. The natural and man-made wonders include such places as the waterfalls at Plitvice in Croatia, the striking rock formations in the marble caves on General Carrera Lake in Chile/Argentina, and the Sandstone Mountains in German Saxony. For every destination, there's geographical and historical background.

Sacred Places of a Lifetime

Sacred Places of a Lifetime
Author: National Geographic
Pages: 399
ISBN: 1426203365
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Release: 2008
Editor: National Geographic Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A listing of five hundred sites new and old, famous and unknown, that have been used to connect humanity with its gods.

Journeys of a Lifetime

Journeys of a Lifetime
Author: National Geographic
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781426216084
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Release: 2015-05-06
Editor: National Geographic Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This lavish volume reveals National Geographic's top picks for the world's most fabulous journeys, along with practical tips for your own travels. Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's travel writers, this inspirational book spans the globe to highlight the best of the world's most famous and lesser known sojourns. It presents an incredible diversity of possibilities, from ocean cruises around Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Every continent and every possible form of transport is covered. A timely resource for the burgeoning ranks of active travelers who crave adventurous and far-flung trips, Journeys of a Lifetime provides scores of creative ideas: trekking the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania... mountain biking in Transylvania... driving through the scenic highlands of Scotland... or rolling through the outback on Australia's famous Ghan train... and dozens of other intriguing options all over the world. Journeys of a Lifetime also features 22 fun Top 10 lists in all sorts of categories. What are the world's top 10 elevator rides, bridges to walk across, trolley rides, ancient highways, or underground walking adventures? Readers will love evaluating and debating the selections. Each chapter showcases stunning photography, full-color maps, evocative text, and expert advice—including how to get there, when to visit, and how to make the most of the journey—all packaged in a luxurious oversize volume to treasure for years to come.

Food Journeys of a Lifetime

Food Journeys of a Lifetime
Author: National Geographic
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781426216091
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Release: 2015-05-06
Editor: National Geographic Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

For pure pleasure, few experiences are as satisfying as a chance to explore the world’s great culinary traditions and landmarks—and here, in the latest title of our popular series of illustrated travel gift books, you’ll find a fabulous itinerary of foods, dishes, markets, and restaurants worth traveling far and wide to savor. On the menu is the best of the best from all over the globe: Tokyo’s freshest sushi; the spiciest Creole favorites in New Orleans; the finest vintages of the great French wineries; the juiciest cuts of beef in Argentina; and much, much more. You’ll sample the sophisticated dishes of fabled chefs and five-star restaurants, of course, but you’ll also discover the simpler pleasures of the side-street cafés that cater to local people and the classic specialties that give each region a distinctive flavor. Every cuisine tells a unique story about its countryside, climate, and culture, and in these pages you’ll meet the men and women who transform nature’s bounty into a thousand gustatory delights. Hundreds of appetizing full-color illustrations evoke an extraordinary range of tastes and cooking techniques; a wide selection of recipes invites you to create as well as consume; sidebars give a wealth of entertaining information about additional sites to visit as well as the cultural importance of the featured food; while lively top ten lists cover topics from chocolate factories to champagne bars, from historic food markets to wedding feasts, harvest celebrations, and festive occasions of every kind. In addition, detailed practical travel information provides all the ingredients you’ll need to cook up a truly delicious experience for even the most demanding of traveling gourmets.

The World s Most Amazing Places

The World s Most Amazing Places
Author: Erika Hueneke
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781951274184
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Release: 2020-09-08
Editor: Centennial Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In this collection of bucket list travel experiences, veteran globetrotters take the reader on adventures across seven continents, bringing history, nature and iconic world cities to life. What's on your travel bucket list? Touring ancient marvels like the Colosseum or the Great Wall of China? Perhaps standing before stunning natural wonders like Igauzu Falls or Ayers Rock? Or maybe it's the mystique of sacred sites like Angkor Wat and Machu Picchu that captures your imagination? Find out who built Stonehenge, step inside the world's most extraordinary resorts, and live vicariously through thrills such as swimming with sharks in South Africa and bungee jumping in New Zealand. Featuring more than 80 of the globe's most mind-boggling destinations, this ultimate travel wish list informs, inspires, surprises and whisks readers off on an epic world journey they'll never forget.

Drives of a Lifetime

Drives of a Lifetime
Author: National Geographic
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781426210969
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Release: 2014-10-08
Editor: National Geographic Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

National Geographic presents the great outdoors through the world’s best auto trips, for nature lovers, hikers, and adventurers. Pack your suitcase, load up the car, and head for the open road! This lavishly illustrated, hardcover travel planner and gift book gives you every bit of information you'll need to navigate 400 amazing driving routes in some of the world's most fascinating locales. This practical travel planner provides specific, in-depth descriptions of the sights each drive offers. A clear, detailed, easy-to-read map of each route. Useful information on the best time to travel. And insider tips to help you get the most out of every fabulous trip. Abundant sidebars call your attention to standout sights along the drive or entertaining background information on the region and its culture. While handy indeed as a planner, Drives of a Lifetime doubles as a full-color gift book with more than 200 dazzling, large-format photos and crisp, evocative text that will enchant armchair travelers. The book immerses you in the unique appeal and beauty of hundreds of inviting locales. Sample entries include the road to the spectacular ancient ruins in and around Angkor Wat in Cambodia; the Natchez Trace Parkway, along an ancient Native American trail through Mississippi; the scenic old coastal route from Dublin to Wexford in Ireland; an off-road dune drive in Dubai; the famous ocean views along the Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia, Canada; the Winelands Route through South Africa's Western Cape; a drive among the incredible land formations in South Dakota's Badlands; and an archaeological tour through Syria. In addition, you'll find several fun Top Ten lists: skyscraping drives, Mediterranean island roads, African wildlife excursions, and more. Chapters organized by theme include Ultimate Road Trips, featuring famous drives such as Highway One down the California coast; Over Hill and Mountains; By Sea and Shore; The Road Less Traveled, highlighting unpaved and untamed routes and safaris; Village Byways through some of the world's most picturesque hamlets; and Historic Trails, tracing the paths of history's great builders and explorers. Whether you travel these storied routes by car or through the pages of the book--countless wonders await your discovery in Drives of a Lifetime.

Destinations of a Lifetime

Destinations of a Lifetime
Author: Publications International Ltd
Pages: 144
ISBN: 1640308784
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Release: 2019-10-15
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Ready for an adventure? Looking to go somewhere you've never been before, unlike anyplace you've ever seen? Destinations of a Lifetime has you covered. With more than 50 unique travel destinations spanning more than 35 countries and all 7 continents, this book will take you around the world and out of your comfort zone, leaving you in awe. Discover packed megacities like Mexico City, the sprawling metropolis where ancient ruins meet breathtaking colonial architecture; Beijing, home to a good portion of the Great Wall of China and a cool 20 million residents; and Seoul, the capital of South Korea, with a population density nearly twice that of New York City. If megacities aren't your cup of tea, journey to hidden gems like Chefchaouen, Morocco, tucked away in the Rif Mountains and known for its blue-washed buildings. Or for the extra-adventurous traveler, pack up your gloves and snow boots and embark on an Antarctic voyage, where you can witness wildlife like penguins, seals, and whales surviving in extreme conditions at the southern tip of the world. With enriching cultures, jaw-dropping architecture, exotic foods, and so much more to discover, Destinations of a Lifetime takes you to 52 different locations that will leave you amazed at the diversity and beauty of the world.

100 Dives of a Lifetime

100 Dives of a Lifetime
Author: Carrie Miller,Brian Skerry
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781426220074
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Release: 2019-02-26
Editor: National Geographic
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Filled with more than 350 images from National Geographic, 100 Dives of a Lifetime provides the ultimate bucket list for ardent scuba divers and aspirational travelers alike. From diving with manta rays at night in Kona, Hawaii, and swimming with hammerheads of Cocos Island in Costa Rica to exploring caves in Belize's Lighthouse Atoll and diving beneath the ice floes of Antarctica, this exquisite inspirational book is filled with beautiful imagery, marine life guides, trusted travel tips, and expert diving advice from world-famous National Geographic divers and explorers like Brian Skerry, Jessica Cramp, and David Doubilet. Organized by diving experience and certification level, each location offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the magic of our world's oceans--from your armchair or with your scuba gear in tow.

100 Hikes of a Lifetime

100 Hikes of a Lifetime
Author: Kate Siber
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781426220951
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Release: 2020
Editor: National Geographic
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This ultimate hiker's bucket list, from the celebrated Appalachian Trail to Micronesia's off-the-beaten-path Six Waterfalls Hike, treks through 100 energizing experiences for all levels. Filled with beautiful National Geographic photography, wisdom from expert hikers like Andrew Skurka, need-to-know travel information, and practical wildlife-spotting tips, this inspirational guide offers the planet's best experiences for hikers and sightseers. From short day hikes--California's Sierra High Route, Lake Agnes Teahouse in Alberta, Norway's Mt. Skala--to multiday excursions like Mt. Meru in Tanzania and multi-week treks (Egypt's Sinai Trail, Bhutan's Snowman Trek, and the Bibbulum Track in Australia), you'll find a hike that matches your interests and skill level. Crossing all continents and climates (from the jungles of Costa Rica to the ice fields in Alaska's Kenai Fjords National Parks), as well as experiences (a wine route through Switzerland or moose spotting on the Teton Crest Trail in Wyoming,) there is a trail for everyone in these pages. So pack your gear and lace your boots: this comprehensive and innovative guide will lead you to experience the best hikes of your life!

Once in a Lifetime Trips

Once in a Lifetime Trips
Author: Chris Santella
Pages: 224
ISBN: 030740692X
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Release: 2009
Editor: Clarkson Potter
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Fly-fish in the virgin waters of the Chilean fjords, participate in a polar bear safari near the Arctic Circle, or spend a night in Dubai's most luxurious hotel--these are the kinds of life-altering vacations profiled in this full-color volume.

The Rainbow Atlas

The Rainbow Atlas
Author: Taylor Fuller
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781452184081
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Release: 2020-05-05
Editor: Chronicle Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Take a colorful tour of 500 eye-poppingly brilliant spots around the world with The Rainbow Atlas. Spanning natural phenomena, architectural wonders, art installations, and more, the contents of this book range from the pink salt lakes of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula to the eye-catching home façades of Cobh, Ireland. Spectacularly colorful and packed with dreamy photographs, The Rainbow Atlas introduces readers to the most vibrant landmarks the world has to offer. • Entries offer surprising facts and expert advice on when to visit these surreal settings. • Provides readers with hours of inspiration for their future adventures • Explore and learn about places like China's Rainbow Mountains and the colorful streets of Cape Town. The Rainbow Atlas is organized by longitude, creating fun and unexpected juxtapositions. Paired with stunning photographs of each location, The Rainbow Atlas advises readers of the best time of year to visit each spot and explains the particularities of each riotous rainbow locale. • Spectacularly colorful and packed with dreamy rainbow content • The perfect and unique book for adventure seekers, color enthusiasts, photographers, rainbow chasers, travel addicts, and explorers everywhere • Add it to your collection of books like Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, and Ella Morton; The Bucket List: 1000 Adventures Big & Small by Kath Stathers; and The Secret Lives of Color by Kassia St Clair

North American Road Trips

North American Road Trips
Author: Martin Derrick
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780785835851
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Release: 2018-05-29
Editor: Chartwell Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Is the sprawling American countryside calling your name? Does nothing excite you more than the sun on the horizon? Do you crave the open road and have a sense of wonder about the world you have yet to explore? Do hours of radio and catered playlists sound like the remedy to your daily routine? North American Road Trips appeals to those with a taste for adventure. Covered within these pages are some of the most scenic routes in America. Fantastic photography bring the road to life and adds images to some of the most fantasized getaways. Features routes across the United States and up through Canada for the travelers that can't get enough of the North America. This is the essential guide for or for those who are just enthused about the fabric of the American landscape. It comes complete with must-see sights for each area. Gives the best times to go, estimated driving time, and the best roads to use. An invaluable resource for planning your next vacation. Features classic trips, like the infamous Route 66 and smaller niche trips for locals. From the sun-drenched roads of the Florida Keys to routes through the great white north and Alaska. Whether you have a couple hours to kill or a couple of weeks, routes have a broad span of times to get out. For the solo drivers or the packed vans, North American Road Trips packs several lifetimes of trips between its pages.

Lonely Planet s Where To Go When

Lonely Planet s Where To Go When
Author: Lonely Planet,Sarah Baxter,Paul Bloomfield
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781786576125
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Release: 2016-12-01
Editor: Lonely Planet
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Where to Go When answers the perennial question of the traveller - where is the best place to visit during every season of the year? Using a combination of infographics and insights from Lonely Planet's network of expert authors, the book will resolve travel dilemmas and present inspiring ideas for the best places to go throughout the year.

Unforgettable Journeys

Unforgettable Journeys
Author: DK Eyewitness
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780744037982
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Release: 2020-10-27
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Enjoy the journey, slowly! This breathtaking travel book celebrates taking the scenic route. Explore 200 inspirational journeys across the globe with this stunning visual guide. There is no better way to see the world than to move through it, taking your time. These once-in-a-lifetime journeys will stay with you forever. Get inspired by whatever mode of transport you love most - on foot, by bike, by car, on the water, or by rail! In our fast-paced, modern world, Unforgettable Journeys will allow you to take a back seat and enjoy the ebb and flow of travel thoughtfully. Enjoy an epic bike ride along the ancient Silk Road, a cruise around Antarctica, or a train journey in Zambia. This travel guide is organized by types of transportation. Whether you're an avid hiker, cyclist, or driver, or love to be on the water or on rails, we've got you covered. We've picked the world's best adventures, from famous experiences like riding the Orient Express to driving Route 66 and walking the Camino de Santiago. If that's not your thing, we also travel off-the-beaten-path by cycling around Botswana, kayaking through Finnish Lakeland, and scaling the cirques of La Réunion on foot. This stunning, hardcover book is packed with gorgeous full-color photos and fascinating overviews of each carefully chosen destination, making it the perfect gift for dreamers and travelers alike. Discover the Joys of Slow Travel This travel book is a vibrant celebration of taking the scenic route! Explore over 200 once-in-a-lifetime travel moments that will inspire you to travel the world. This inspirational travel journal includes: - A wide range of different travel types from hiking to sailing. - Discover the world's most famous adventures like the Orient Express and driving Route 66. - Taking the road less traveled by cycling around Botswana or kayaking through Finnish Lakeland.

Ultimate Journeys for Two

Ultimate Journeys for Two
Author: Mike Howard,Anne Howard
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781426218392
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Release: 2017
Editor: National Geographic Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Written by the founders of HoneyTrek.com, this inspiring book reveals hidden-gem destinations and insider tips for unforgettable couples travel. In these informative pages, Mike and Anne Howard--officially the World's Longest Honeymooners and founders of the acclaimed travel blog HoneyTrek--whisk you away to journeys of a lifetime. Drawing on their experience traveling together across seven continents, they curate the globe and offer tested-and-approved recommendations for intrepid couples, bringing culture, adventure, and romance to any couple--no matter their age or budget. Chapters are organized by type of destination (for example, beaches, mountains, and deserts) to help travelers discover new places and experiences based on their interests. Each entry focuses on a specific region, getting to the essence of each locale and its one-of-a-kind offerings. The authors reveal the best time to visit, the best places to stay, and recommended activities--each with their own adventure rating to illustrate level of intensity. Special features include funny and insightful stories from the Howards' own adventures, expert advice from other renowned traveling couples, and tips to increase the romance and excitement at each destination. A large map shows every location covered in the book, and each entry has a locator map depicting the city and country. Both entertaining and informative, this book is an invaluable resource and inspiration for a lifetime of travel.

Epic Journeys

Epic Journeys
Author: National Geographic Society (U. S.),National Geographic
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781426220616
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Release: 2019-10-22
Editor: National Geographic
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

With more than 300 vivid photographs, this inspirational guide reveals the planet's best destinations for hikers, skiers, divers, rafters, and more. Combining adventure with cultural experiences, this one-of-a-kind collection leads readers to new heights of exploration.