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Beautiful Books, Beautiful World! - Make the most of your time on earth

Fiona Beech

By Fiona Beech on 25th November 2019

Calling all travel lovers! 

Known for their expert insights, witty writing and “tell it like it is” ethos, Rough Guides have recently published two inspirational coffee table books that will make great Christmas gifts for intrepid explorers and armchair adventurers alike! 

The Rough Guide to the 100 Best Places on Earth 2020 and Rough Guide Make the Most of Your Time on Earth both feature evocative photography and exciting, informed suggestions about special places to visit And what better time to start thinking about your 2020 adventures than when it’s cold and grey in Britain…

Rough Guides: 100 Best Places on Earth 2020

Rough Guides: 100 Best Places on Earth 2020

From iconic favourites like the Grand Canyon to up-and-coming destinations like Tbilisi, this stunning photography collection will inspire even the most intrepid traveller. Over 150 high-quality images bring the 100 places to life, spanning atmospheric hilltop pagodas, dramatic mountain scenery, and sparkling urban cityscapes. Lively descriptive text accompanies each entry, capturing the destination's spirit and exactly what makes it so special. Organized geographically by region, the book reaches every corner of the world, with each place carefully selected by Rough Guides' experienced team of authors and editors. 

You can see an extract here. 

Rough Guides: Make the Most of Your Time on Earth

Rough Guides- Make the Most of Your Time on Earth

This fourth edition has been fully revised, with a brand-new design and a collection of high-quality colour photographs spanning beautiful national parks, captivating wildlife and dramatic landscapes. Entries are divided into regions, so you can dip in and out of the different parts of the world you're interested in, whether that's a remote island in the Philippines, a stunning Swedish archipelago or an off-the-beaten-track pocket of Saskatchewan. The lively and engaging text captures the essence of the experience, while essential "Need to Know" sections at the end of each chapter make it easy for you to plan your trip.

You can see an extract here.

So if you're looking for travel inspiration, a Christmas gift for your travel-loving friends or family then check out these beautiful travel books that will help you discover the beautiful world around us.

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