The Rough Guide to New York City


Author: Andrew Rosenberg,Martin Dunford
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1405390220
Category: Travel
Page: 492
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Full-colour throughout, The Rough Guide to New York is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world's most iconic cities. With 30 years experience and our trademark 'tell it like it is' writing style Rough Guides cover all the basics with practical, on-the-ground details, as well as unmissable alternatives to the usual must-see sights. At the top of your to-pack list, and guaranteed to get you value for money, each guide also reviews the best accommodation and restaurants in all price brackets we know there are times for saving, and times for splashing out. In The Rough Guide to New York: - Over 50 colour-coded maps featuring every listing - Area-by-area chapter highlights - More listings in outer boroughs with user friendly subway maps - Top 5 boxes - Things not to miss section Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to New York.

The Rough Guide to the USA


Author: Samantha Cook
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1405389540
Category: Travel
Page: 1088
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The Rough Guide to the USA is your authoritative state-by-state guidebook to this vast and fascinating country. From Mardi Gras in New Orleans to New England in the fall, from the Las Vegas Strip to Yellowstone National Park, the introduction provides a lively overview of the "things not to miss". The country's history, culture and people are covered in depth throughout the guide, while clear and accurate maps for every region, state and major city provide the information you need to plan your trip. Opinionated reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink, both on and off the beaten track, include author picks that highlight options especially worth seeking out. Count on plenty of expert advice on a wide range of activities, from touring Louisiana's Cajun country to experiencing New York City's nightlife, as well as lists of Rough Guide favourites designed to help you make the most of your travels in the USA.

The Rough Guide to Nepal


Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0241240158
Category: Travel
Page: 456
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The Rough Guide to Nepal is the most passionate and knowledgeable guidebook to this inspiring country. It offers an insider's guide to Kathmandu, from its Tantric temples to its lively bar scene. It details all the finest Himalayan treks, with practical, up-to-date and expert advice on when and where to go, and what to take. It covers all the National Parks, offering advice and information on everything from tracking wildlife to hiring elephants. Dedicated chapters are devoted to mountain biking, white water rafting, and other adventure sports, and there is unrivaled detail on Buddhism, Hinduism, and the many ethnic groups that make Nepal a unique destination. For ex-pats and visitors alike, the advice on health and cultural etiquette is second to none. The Rough Guide to Nepal also contains scores of detailed maps that have been checked by hand on the ground, covering everything from Pokhara and the Chitwan National Park to the Everest Base Camp trek. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Nepal.

The Mini Rough Guide to New York City


Author: Andrew Rosenberg
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 1848369301
Category: Travel
Page: 352
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The Mini Rough Guide to New York City is your essential companion to one of the world's most dynamic cities. It covers all the major sights and attractions in NYC, plus the practical, nitty-gritty information you'll need to make the most of your visit. The guide's introduction offers a lively city overview and a selection of 'things not to miss' - museums, architecture, green spaces, nightlife, cuisine and more. Then discover New York City by neighbourhood; from bustling Chinatown and once-bohemian Greenwich Village to the beautifully refurbished Lincoln Centre on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Find snappy reviews of hotels, restaurants and bars for every budget and taste, plus shops, clubs, galleries and more. It'll help you get around with clear, readable maps - grid referenced with all the top attractions and recommendations. Entertaining, engaging and opinionated, this guide is unbeatable. Make the most of your break with The Mini Rough Guide to New York City.

The Rough Guide to New York City


Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0241258456
Category: Travel
Page: 464
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The Rough Guide to New York City is the ultimate travel guide to the city that never sleeps. With full color throughout and dozens of photos to illustrate New York City's great buildings, iconic landmarks, and distinctive neighborhoods, this updated guidebook will show you the best the city has to offer. The Rough Guide to New York City includes itineraries to help you explore all the must-see sights, discover great places to eat, and experience the city outside of the traditional tourist's path. You'll also find detailed information neighborhood-by-neighborhood, whether you want to visit the historic Financial District, Chelsea's High Line park, the churches of Harlem, Brooklyn's Coney Island, or even the farthest reaches of the Bronx. New York City has something for everyone - art galleries and museums, festivals and nightlife--and The Rough Guide to New York City uncovers it all, revealing hidden gems in some of the most popular areas and including all kinds of highlights in its "Top 5" lists. Detailed color maps for each neighborhood, plus a subway map and practical information on all the essentials, make getting around easy. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to New York City. Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.

The Rough Guide to Germany


Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0241214076
Category: Travel
Page: 912
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The Rough Guide to Germany is the ultimate travel guide to this dynamic country. Full-color photography illustrates Germany's stylish cities and beautiful landscapes, its meandering rivers and picture-perfect castles. Detailed accounts of every attraction provide all the information you need to explore the country's exceptional museums, iconic architecture, and its many rural escapes, from the soaring Bavarian Alps and dense woodlands of the Black Forest to the beautiful beaches and islands of the North Sea, or the idyllic Rhineland vineyards where you can sample some of the country's many world-class wines. The Rough Guide to Germany includes practical advice to ensure that, no matter what your budget, you'll find the perfect boutique hotel, convivial hostel, authentic cellar restaurant, stylish gourmet haunt, design-conscious shop, cutting-edge arts venue, or hip bar and club-all marked on the book's many color maps. The Rough Guide to Germany includes well-researched historical and cultural background to help you understand and appreciate this complex country and, above all, make the most of your time.

The Rough Guide to Colombia


Author: Stephen Keeling,Daniel Jacobs
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0241246806
Category: Travel
Page: 416
View: 5797
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Home to a rich history, stunning scenery, and some of the continent's most welcoming and sophisticated people, Colombia is an unrivaled destination for travelers to South America. Tourism has surged to nearly 2.4 million in 2014; the New York Times recently named Colombia the region's next affordable hotspot and called Cartagena "Latin America's Hippest Secret." Throughout The Rough Guide to Colombia, you will find intuitive cultural content, tips for what to see and what to skip, and practical information on etiquette, transportation, food, drink, costs and currency, and health, plus a handy guide to the Spanish language. Whether you want to explore the vibrant cultural scene of Cartagena, trek to the archaeological ruins of the Lost City, or stroll the sandy beaches of Parque Nacional Tayrona, The Rough Guide to Colombia gives the honest advice you'll need to plan your trip, navigate each adventure, and make the most of your time in Colombia.

The Rough Guide to Andalucia


Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 0241217555
Category: Travel
Page: 616
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Now available in epub, the fully updated The Rough Guide to Andalucía is the ultimate guide to this autonomous region in southern Spain; an exciting blend of fiestas, sherry, Roman ruins and whitewashed villages. Lavish photography brings to life the region's wealth of attractions from the breathtaking Alhambra palace in Granada and Córdoba's exquisite medieval Mezquita to the spectacular natural beauty of Andalucía's numerous national parks. The Rough Guide to Andalucía provides comprehensive coverage of all major sights and towns, with incisive reviews of the best places to eat, sleep and drink in every price range as well as insider tips on the best tapas bars, clubs and beaches. The detailed and easy-to-use colour maps and plans for each major town, city and monument, alongside expert advice on getting around, as well as engaging commentary on the region's history and culture mean that you really can make the most of your visit to Andalucía. Make the most of your time on EarthTM with The Rough Guide to Andalucía.

The Rough Guide to Romania


Author: Darren (Norm) Longley,Tim Burford
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 140538641X
Category: Travel
Page: 416
View: 3501
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The brand new "Rough Guide to Romania" is the definitive handbook to one of Europe's most fascinating, scenic and least discovered countries. The full-colour introduction highlights all the 'things not to miss', from the wilds of the Carpathian mountains to the marvellous Delta wetlands, as well as the country's many unique festivals. Two full-colour sections describe the myriad outdoor activities available - from mountain hikes and skiing, to bear and wolf tracking - and the country's extraordinary religious architecture. The guide reviews all the top hotel and restaurant options to suit every taste and budget and the 'Author's Pick' feature highlights the very best, while there are concise maps and plans throughout.The contexts section includes informed background on Romania's history, wildlife, literature, music and, of course, Dracula.

The Rough Guide to Boston


Author: Sarah Hull
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 1848365888
Category: Travel
Page: 296
View: 786
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Provides advice on planning a trip to Boston, presents descriptions of the highlights in each part of the city, and offers information about restaurants, nightspots, shops, and lodging.

The Rough Guide to Paris


Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 0241254604
Category: Travel
Page: 416
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Now in its fifteenth edition, The Rough Guide to Paris brings the perfect mix of fresh research and expert knowledge to Europe's most enchanting city. Each neighbourhood is explored in depth, with all the sights - from the must-sees to the more offbeat - covered by Rough Guides' experienced authors. The surrounding region features too in the "Day-trips from Paris" chapter, and the whole lot is illustrated with beautiful photography throughout the guide. Full-colour maps ensure you'll find your way from sight to sight (or from bar to bar) with the minimum of fuss. Combine this with accurate practical information on everything from public transport to opening hours and museum passes, and you'll soon be browsing the Marais, gliding on a boat along the Seine and sampling the best bistrots like a true Parisian. The best of the Paris' cafés, restaurants and nightlife - from the high-end and exclusive to edgier new hotspots - are reviewed in Rough Guides' trademark honest and to-the-point style. All accommodation budgets are catered for, too, whether you're after a grande dame city institution or a backpacker-friendly party hostel. Both for weekend breaks and longer stays, The Rough Guide to Paris fits the bill.

Turkey


Author: Rosie Ayliffe
Publisher: Rough Guides
ISBN: 9781843530718
Category: Travel
Page: 1119
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The Rough Guide to Turkeyis the ultimate insiders' handbook. Features include:-Full-coloursection introducing Turkey's highlights.-Informedaccounts of the country's wide-ranging sights, from the monuments and markets of Istanbul to the rock churches of Cappadocia.-Incisivereviews of the best places to eat, sleep and drink in every region and price range.-Practicaladvice on everything from bazaar-shopping to chartering a yacht.-Expertbackground of Turkish history, literature, music and film.-Maps and plansfor every region.

The Rough Guide to Brussels


Author: Martin Dunford,Phil Lee
Publisher: Rough Guides
ISBN: 9781858286839
Category: Travel
Page: 330
View: 7934
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A handbook to the city of Brussels, featuring informed accounts of all the sights, from the city's art collection to its handsome Art Nouveau buildings. The guide also includes details of excursions to Ghent, Bruges, Anwterp, and Leuven, and incisive reviews of the best bars, cafes and restaurants.

The Rough Guide to Taiwan


Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 0241241901
Category: Travel
Page: 440
View: 414
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The new-look The Rough Guide to Taiwan - now in full colour throughout - is the ultimate travel guide to one of Asia's most exciting, yet often overlooked, destinations. Uncover the contrasts between ultra-modern 24hr Taipei and the city's slower-paced traditional backstreets; seek out the best hikes in Taroko Gorge and Alishan; find a beautiful B&B on the east coast, or among the fabulous hot-spring resorts in the East Rift Valley; discover pristine Pacific beaches and surf spots; and order great food everywhere you go with our carefully researched eating reviews which cover everything from night-markets to gourmet restaurants. Easily accessible information on transport will help get you from Yeliou in the far north to Kenting in the deep south, and everywhere in between, whether by bus and train, car, scooter or bicycle. Whether you have time to browse detailed chapters, gaining insights into the country's complex and tumultuous history, or need fast-fix itineraries and 'Top 5' boxes that pick out the highlights you won't want to miss.

The Rough Guide to Puerto Rico


Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 1405382627
Category: Travel
Page: 288
View: 5370
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Discover a land of lush jungles and dazzling white sand with The Rough Guide to Puerto Rico. The full-colour introduction will inspire you with stunning photography of the "things not to miss" from the cosmopolitan city of San Juan to the exotic flora and fauna of the Caribbean National Forest. Dozens of user-friendly maps will guide you to our recommended accommodation and there are hundreds of restaurant reviews for gourmet eateries and local food stalls across the island. Covering all must-sees such as the Río Camuy caves and the romantic colonial town of Ponce, the guide also features full-colour inserts on Festivals dedicated to fruits and flowers, and Food, including independent gourmet coffee producers and regional specialties. The guide features in-depth sections on Mayagüez, La Cordillera, Vieques and Culebra, as well as all the practical information you'd expect from a Rough Guide. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Puerto Rico.

The Rough Guide to New York City Restaurants


Author: Daniel Young
Publisher: Rough Guides
ISBN: 9781843530985
Category: Travel
Page: 480
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New York's 18,000 restaurants guarantee an almost infinite diversity and choice. They also make settling on a place to eat an extremely challenging prospect. This guide aims to make that process a little simpler. There are 350 reviews covering all budgets and boroughs, from Brooklyn's Indian eateries to the finest French restaurants on the Upper East Side. The only criterion for entry into the book is a thorough recommendation.

The Rough Guide to Trinidad and Tobago


Author: Dominique De-Light,Polly Thomas
Publisher: Rough Guides
ISBN: 9781858287478
Category: Travel
Page: 369
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A handbook to the diverse Caribbean nation that comprises the small is land of Tobago and its more rural and much larger neighbour, Trinidad. Features include: critical listings of the best places to stay and eat; practical tips on how to explore; and coverage of the islands' cultural life, including Trinidad's world-famous carnival, traditional Indian festivals, indigenous music and local folklore. The guide also provides tips on birdwatching and exploring forested peaks and mangrove flats, as well as diving and snorkelling.

The Rough Guide to Yorkshire


Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1405385731
Category: Travel
Page: 328
View: 2914
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The Rough Guide to Yorkshire is the first comprehensive guidebook to England’s largest county. Whether you’re looking for inspiring accommodation or great places to eat, you’ll find the solution with hundreds of restaurant and hotel reviews. It includes comprehensive coverage of the county, from the ruggedly beautiful Dales and Moors and magnificent North Sea coast, historic York to the multi-cultural cities of Leeds and Sheffield, the resurgent port of Hull to all the market towns and rural villages in between. Take your pick of great stately homes to visit, of cathedrals and churches and monastic ruins, of steam railways and seaside resorts, of world-class historical and industrial museums, of hotels and places where you can consume good Yorkshire food and ale. Accurate maps and comprehensive practical information help you get under the skin of the region, whilst stunning photography and a full-colour introduction make this your ultimate travelling companion to Yorkshire. Whether you’re on holiday, on business, visiting family and friends or just passing through – even if you’ve lived in Yorkshire all your life – The Rough Guide to Yorkshire will ensure that you don’t miss a thing. Make the most of your break with The Rough Guide to Yorkshire.

The Rough Guide to Oman


Author: Gavin Thomas
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1409350673
Category: Travel
Page: 344
View: 2615
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Oman is one of the world's most exciting emerging tourist destinations-offering a genuine taste of old Arabia and an oasis of traditional culture amidst the frantically modernizing Gulf states. The country boasts a string of captivating attractions. Scenically, it's one of the region's most memorable destinations, from the craggy uplands of the Hajar mountains to the spectacular fjords of the Musandam peninsula and the dramatic dunes of the Wahiba Sands. Culturally, the country boasts a variety of absorbing sights, ranging from the traditional souks of Muscat, Nizwa, and Salalah to the atmospheric mudbrick towns and towering forts of the interior. The new Rough Guide to Oman is the first in-depth guide to this fascinating country, complete with detailed coverage of all sights, new state-of-the-art maps, and practical information including comprehensively road-tested information about driving and walking routes both on and off the beaten track. Originally published in print in 2011. Now available in ePub format.

The Rough Guide to New Zealand


Author: Laura Harper,Paul Whitfield,Tony Mudd,Catherine Le Nevez
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 140539000X
Category: Travel
Page: 844
View: 5916
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The new Rough Guide to New Zealandis the definitive guide to the world's adventure capital. Now in full-colour throughout, it contains dozens of tempting colour photos illustrating the country's iconic landmarks and its stupendously diverse scenery. Detailed accounts of every attraction along with crystal-clear maps and plans will show you the very best New Zealand has to offer- from white-sand beaches and vast kauri trees in the north to the hairline fiords and penguin colonies in the south. With expert guidance you won't put a foot wrong when experiencing Maori culture or simply striking out on multi-day hikes. At every point this guide steers you to little-known sights such as secluded hot pools or Wellington's best caf�s. Insider tips, planning itineraries and author picks give you the inside scoop on the best accommodation across every price range, how to track down Marlborough's tastiest Sauvignon blancs and where the most delectable Maori hangi can be found. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to New Zealand.