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It can be challenging to travel at your own pace in the modern world without falling for the temptations of fast planes, cheap airlines, last-minute tickets, quick-fix travel apps and overzealous tour operators. To actually take a back seat and allow yourself time to embrace the ebb and flow of travel requires a more thoughtful and philosophical way of journeying. Slow Travel: A Movement is a beautifully designed and practical compendium of places, activities, tours and experiences that will inspire you to get on the road in your own time and on your own terms. This book explores slow travel as a physical or philosophical endeavor, taking readers off the beaten track and through nature, and unveils journeys that will nurture talent and ignite the inner-self. In this fast-paced world, it's worth adjusting your vacation time to a pace we can all strive to keep up with.
In Ultimate Campsites: Australia, Penny Watson maps out 75 of the country's most wild and wondrous nature-based campgrounds, from the turquoise and white sandy beaches of Queensland and pristine national parks of New South Wales, to the wineries of South Australia and the wilderness areas of Tasmania. Ever pitched a tent within a stone's throw of a picturesque waterfall? Ever woken up in a sleeping bag to the gentle sound of waves? Ever seen the sun go down in the desert or fallen asleep in an ancient rainforest? Well, now's the time to tick off these experiences on your camping bucketlist! Each state-by-state chapter in Ultimate Campsites: Australia contains detailed maps and the what-when-why-where information about each campground, alongside tips and anecdotes about the surrounding regions. You'll find special sections dedicated to remote-island campgrounds, as well as sites with great walks and places close by to Indigenous cultural experiences. There are also quick and easy lists for camping with pets, free camping, 4WD access and commercial campgrounds, and handy camping trail itineraries for when you want to tick off two or three campgrounds in one trip. This book is an essential tool for the glovebox, be it in a 2WD or a motorhome. It's also the kind of book that will get plenty of wear and tear on the coffee table while you're planning that next big adventure in Australia's great outdoors.
Hong Kong is an eclectic city where visitors can revel in a curious mix of travel experiences, from markets that sell everything including pigs ears and plastic toys, to contemporary bars and eateries with delicious cocktails and world-class cuisine. In a compact, light paperback format perfect for slipping into your back pocket, Hong Kong Pocket Precincts is your curated guide to the city's most interesting cultural, shopping, eating and drinking experiences, as well as its most accessible and budget-friendly options. Divided into separate precincts, each section takes in in one or more of Hong Kong's districts, listing the best shops, restaurants, bars and sights to see in the area, with insider reviews of both outstanding attractions and hidden gems, as well as easy-to-use maps. Hong Kong Precincts also includes field trips that encourage you to venture outside the city to Macau, Tai O, Lamma Island and Big Wave Bay.
London is one of the world's grandest cities, a multicultural melting pot with residents from around the globe speaking more than 300 languages, but it also retains those very loveable English traditions that the city's fabric is as well-steeped in as a good pot of tea. In a compact, light paperback format perfect for slipping into your back pocket, London Pocket Precincts is your curated guide to the city's most interesting cultural, shopping, eating and drinking experiences. Divided into separate precincts, each section lists the best shops, restaurants, bars and sights to see in the area. The precincts the guide covers are Covent Garden, Soho, King's Cross, Shoreditch & Spitalfields, Bermondsey, South Bank, Brixton, Knightsbridge & St James, South Kensington and Notting Hill. From hip Bermondsey with its markets and wine bars to affluent Knightsbridge's grand department stores; from Covent Garden's shopping to the gentrified Kings Cross; whether you've been to London many times or this is your first visit, with this book in hand you'll discover the personality of each precinct. As well as detailed reviews and maps for major attractions through to hidden gems, the guide includes a selection of 'field trips' encouraging you to venture further afield to Greenwich, Bath, Henley and Brighton.
Hong Kong is an eclectic city where travellers can revel in a cross-section of experiences, from markets that sell everything including pigs ears and plastic toys, to modern bars and eateries with delicious cocktails and world-class cuisine.Hong Kong Precinctsis divided into 15 precincts (including Macau), with a chapter covering each, featuring the very best of Hong Kong's shopping, eating and drinking experiences. Interviews with Hongkongers who represent the city's creative community highlight favorite haunts, and additional information at the front and back offers expert travel tips. Precinct maps make this a handy guidebook, while the hardback cover creates a beautiful keepsake.