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500 Inspiring Walks Hiking routes and city strolls inspired by artists, writers, and composers

500 Inspiring Walks Hiking routes and city strolls inspired by artists, writers, and composers

Author: Ms. Katherine Stathers Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/06/2020

Take a trans-continental culture trip around the world via a series of inspiring walks, treks, and hikes. Explore the diverse cultural and historical legacy of the world's greatest artists, writers, and composers, on foot. Walks vary between easy one-hour strolls, half day trails, and multi-day hikes for people who love a walking holiday and are looking for a more immersive experience. The book includes walks in easy to reach countryside areas, national parks, the wild, and the great cities of the world. From an urban Street Art Walking Tour of East London to a traverse through the Georgian melting pot city of Tbilisi to a literary-themed Millennium Tour of Stieg Larsson's Stockholm, 500 Inspiration Walks has all the inspiration and information you need to plan your next walking adventure.

Moon Boston (Second Edition) Neighborhood Walks, Historic Highlights, Beloved Local Spots

Moon Boston (Second Edition) Neighborhood Walks, Historic Highlights, Beloved Local Spots

Author: Cameron Sperance Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

Stroll through history, catch a game at Fenway, or snag a seat at the bar at Neptune Oyster: the best of Beantown is yours with Moon Boston.Navigate the Neighborhoods: Follow one of our self-guided neighborhood walks through Beacon Hill, the North End, Downtown Boston, Back Bay, and moreExplore the City: Retrace the founders' footsteps on the Freedom Trail or peruse French impressionist paintings at the Boston MFA. Shop the boutiques on Newbury Street and wander the picturesque Harvard campus in Cambridge. Sail out to the Boston Harbor Islands and go whale watching, or grab a Fenway Frank and root for the Red Sox at America's oldest ballparkGet a Taste of the City: Sample oysters by the dozen or decide who has the best red sauce and cannoli in the North End. Chow down on classics like lobster rolls and 'chowdah,' indulge in a Boston cream pie, or snack your way through a historic open-air market Bars and Nightlife: Relax at a waterfront whiskey bar, chat with the bartender at a local Irish pub, or catch the game at a neighborhood sports bar. Take a sunset photo of the Boston skyline from a rooftop bar, sip on innovative cocktails, or see what's on tap at a craft breweryLocal Advice: Cameron Sperance shares his expertise and love of his adopted cityFlexible, Strategic Itineraries, including the three-day best of Boston, a weekend with kids, and more, plus day trips to Lexington and Concord, Salem, Provincetown, and moreTips for Travelers including where to stay and how to navigate the T, plus advice for international visitors, LGBTQ travelers, seniors, travelers with disabilities, and families with childrenMaps and Tools like background information on the history and culture of Boston, full-color photos, color-coded neighborhood maps, and an easy-to-read foldout map to use on the goWith Moon Boston's practical tips and local insight, you can experience the best of the city. Expanding your trip? Grab a copy of Moon New England. Hitting the road? Check out Moon New England Road Trip.

Rick Steves Snapshot Edinburgh (Third Edition)

Rick Steves Snapshot Edinburgh (Third Edition)

Author: Rick Steves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

With Rick Steves, Edinburgh is yours to discover! This slim guide excerpted from Rick Steves Scotland includes:Rick's firsthand, up-to-date advice on Edinburgh's best sights, restaurants, hotels, and more, plus tips to beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist trapsTop sights and local experiences: Visit ancient Edinburgh Castle and stroll the Royal Mile, uncover Scottish history at the National Museum of Scotland, or hike to the peak of Arthur's Seat for incredible views of the city. Go on a literary pub tour, sample whisky at a tasting, and tap your foot to traditional folk music at a local favorite spotHelpful maps and self-guided walking tours to keep you on trackWith selective coverage and Rick's trusted insight into the best things to do and see, Rick Steves Snapshot Edinburgh is truly a tour guide in your pocket.Exploring beyond Edinburgh? Pick up Rick Steves Scotland for comprehensive coverage, detailed itineraries, and essential information for planning a countrywide trip.

Moon Wisconsin (Eighth Edition) Lakeside Getaways, Scenic Drives, Outdoor Recreation

Moon Wisconsin (Eighth Edition) Lakeside Getaways, Scenic Drives, Outdoor Recreation

Author: Thomas Huhti Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

From majestic forests and verdant farms to rushing rivers and tranquil lakes, experience the Badger State's classic Midwestern charm with Moon Wisconsin. Inside you'll find: *Strategic itineraries, from a weekend in Milwaukee or Madison to a week-long getaway to Door County, with advice for architecture buffs, foodies, families, outdoor adventurers, and more *The top activities and unique experiences: Museum-hop in trendy Milwaukee, discover the joys of the open road at the Harley-Davidson museum, and savour the laidback college town vibe in Madison. Check out a typical Wisconsin dairy farm and sample fresh bites of cheese or learn how to churn butter with the whole family. Dig in at a Friday night fish fry and unwind with a locally-brewed craft beer in a historic taproom. Kayak to sea caves, cycle through rolling hills of apple orchards, or hike the rugged cliffs of Devil's Lake *The best road trips in Wisconsin, including the state's designated Rustic Roads *Honest advice from native cheesehead Thomas Huhti on when to go, what to pack, and where to stay, from luxe hotels to historic lodges and lakeside cabins *Full-colour photos and detailed maps throughout *Recommendations for getting to Wisconsin and getting around, by plane, train, bus, or car (or even boat!) *Thorough background on the culture, weather, wildlife, outdoor recreation safety, and history With Moon's practical tips and local insight, you can experience the best of Wisconsin. For more Midwestern adventures, try Moon Minneapolis & St. Paul or Moon Michigan.

Rick Steves Croatia & Slovenia (Eighth Edition)

Rick Steves Croatia & Slovenia (Eighth Edition)

Author: Cameron Hewitt, Rick Steves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

Stroll along Dubrovnik's ancient walls, hike the idyllic Julian Alps, and set sail on the glimmering Adriatic: with Rick Steves, Croatia and Slovenia are yours to explore! Inside Rick Steves Croatia & Slovenia you'll find:Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more in Croatia and Slovenia, with side trips to Montenegro and Bosnia-HerzegovinaRick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favoritesTop sights and hidden gems, from Roman ruins in the heart of bustling Split to stunning waterfalls and mountains in SloveniaHow to connect with culture: Taste wines at a vineyard in Hvar, tour museums and Baroque churches in Zagreb, and sample fresh seafood at an open-air market in DubrovnikBeat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insightThe best places to eat, sleep, and relax with a glass of local wineSelf-guided walking tours of lively towns and interesting museumsDetailed maps for exploring on the goUseful resources including a packing list, Slovenian and Croatian phrases, a historical overview, and recommended readingOver 800 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you downComplete, up-to-date information on Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Istria, Split, Hvar, Korcula, Dubrovnik, the Bay of Kotor, Mostar, Sarajevo, Ljubljana, Lake Bled, the Julian Alps, Logarska Dolina and the Northern Valleys, Ptuj, Maribor, the Karst, Piran, and moreMake the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Croatia & Slovenia.

Moon Phoenix, Scottsdale & Sedona (Fourth Edition) Best Hikes, Local Spots, and Weekend Getaways

Moon Phoenix, Scottsdale & Sedona (Fourth Edition) Best Hikes, Local Spots, and Weekend Getaways

Author: Lilia Menconi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

Whether you're hiking red rock trails in the Valley of the Sun or relaxing in Scottsdale's resorts, take Arizona at your own speed with Moon Phoenix, Scottsdale & Sedona. Inside you'll find:Strategic, flexible itineraries like a luxurious desert getaway, a family road trip, and the 10-day best of Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Sedona, including the Apache Trail and Superstition MountainsUnique experiences and can't-miss sights: Explore the local art scene, from Native American exhibits to contemporary galleries, and taste the best Sonoran-style cuisine this side of the Mexican border. Luxuriate in five-star resorts, world-class spas, and gourmet restaurants. Go stargazing in Sedona or clubbing in Scottsdale and browse new-age shops or high-end boutiques. Hike water-carved canyons and climb mountains, or golf at one of nearly 200 courses. Discover the rich culture of the Native American people who first settled the Valley, and venture to the leafy respite of Oak Creek Canyon to witness the red-rock monolithsThe top spots for outdoor adventures, from hiking and rock climbing to hot air ballooning and desert Jeep toursExpert advice from Phoenix local Lilia Menconi on when to go, how to get around, and where to stay, with special focus on the best resorts in the areaFull-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughoutThorough background on the culture, environment, wildlife, and historyWith Moon's practical tips and local know-how, you can experience Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Sedona your way.Expanding your trip? Try Moon Arizona & the Grand Canyon. Hitting the road? Try Moon Southwest Road Trip.

Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton (Ninth Edition) Hike, Camp, See Wildlife

Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton (Ninth Edition) Hike, Camp, See Wildlife

Author: Becky Lomax Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

Forge your way through forests, across mountain peaks, past geysers, and more with Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton. Inside you'll find: *Flexible Itineraries: Adventure-packed ideas ranging from one day in each national park to a week-long road trip covering both *The Best Hikes in Yellowstone & Grand Teton: Detailed descriptions, individual trail maps, mileage and elevation gains, and backpacking options *Experience the Outdoors: Marvel at the steam-spewing Old Faithful geyser or take a horseback ride to panoramic lakeside views. Hike through alpine forests to rushing waterfalls and catch a glimpse of wild bison, elk, wolves, or bears. Bask in the colourful radiance of Grand Prismatic Spring or stroll the boardwalks along Mammoth Hot Springs. Climb to Inspiration Point for breathtaking views of Jackson Hole and Jenny Lake, explore the quirky nearby towns, or discover the best spots to hit the slopes during the winter season *How to Get There: Up-to-date information on gateway towns, park entrances, park fees, and tours *Where to Stay: Campgrounds, resorts, and more both inside and outside the park *Planning Tips: When to go, what to pack, safety information, and how to avoid the crowds, with full-colour photos and detailed maps throughout *Expertise and Know-How: Explore both national parks with outdoors expert and former park guide Becky Lomax *Helpful background on the indigenous culture, landscape, plants and animals, and history of the region Find your adventure in Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks with Moon. Visiting more of North America's national parks? Try Moon Glacier National Park or Moon USA National Parks.

Moon Colorado Camping (Sixth Edition) The Complete Guide to Tent and RV Camping

Moon Colorado Camping (Sixth Edition) The Complete Guide to Tent and RV Camping

Author: Joshua Berman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

Find your perfect campsite in the Centennial State with Moon Colorado Camping.A Campsite for Everyone: A variety of campgrounds and RV parks, from secluded hike-ins to convenient roadside stopovers, including dog-friendly, family-friendly, and wheelchair accessible optionsRatings and Essentials: All campsites are rated on a scenic scale and marked with amenities like restrooms, trailhead access, picnic areas, laundry, piped water, showers, and playgroundsRecreation Highlights: Discover nearby hiking, swimming, fishing, whitewater rafting, hot springs, and options for winter sportsMaps and Directions: Easy-to-use maps and detailed driving directions for each campgroundSkip the Crowds: Moon Colorado Camping contains many secluded spots and campgrounds that aren't available in the state's online reservation systemThe Top RV and Tent Sites for You: Pick the right campsite for your travel style with lists of best campgrounds for stunning views, hot springs, weddings, and more Trailhead Access Campgrounds: Find sites that offer access to the trails throughout the Western Slope, Rocky Mountains, Four Corners and the San Juan Mountains, the San Luis Valley, and moreExpert Advice: Local lifelong camper Joshua Berman offers his perspective and insider know-howTips and Tools: Information on equipment, food and cooking, first aid, and insect protection, plus background on the climate, landscape, and history of the campgroundsWhether you're a veteran or a first-time camper, Moon's comprehensive coverage and trusted advice will have you gearing up for your next adventure.Want to explore the city? Try Moon Denver, Boulder, and Colorado Springs.

Rick Steves Snapshot Scottish Highlands (Second Edition)

Rick Steves Snapshot Scottish Highlands (Second Edition)

Author: Cameron Hewitt, Rick Steves Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

With Rick Steves, the Scottish Highlands are yours to discover! This slim guide excerpted from Rick Steves Scotland includes:Rick's firsthand, up-to-date advice on the Highlands' best sights, restaurants, hotels, and more, plus tips for how to beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist trapsTop sights and local experiences: Follow the Speyside Whisky Trail, cut through the Cairngorms, and kayak across Loch Lomond. Hike the craggy landscapes, hop a ferry to the Isle of Skye, or watched kilted athletes test their strength in the Highland GamesHelpful maps and self-guided walking tours to keep you on trackFull coverage of Oban & the Inner Hebrides, Glencoe & Fort William, Inverness & Loch Ness, the Isle of Skye, and moreWith selective coverage and Rick's trusted insight into the best things to do and see, Rick Steves Snapshot Scottish Highlands is truly a tour guide in your pocket.Exploring beyond the Highlands? Pick up Rick Steves Scotland for comprehensive coverage, detailed itineraries, and essential information for planning a countrywide trip.

Moon Nashville (Fourth Edition)

Moon Nashville (Fourth Edition)

Author: Margaret Littman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

Move to the beat and savour the unique creative energy of Music City. From hot chicken to warm Southern hospitality, you can experience it all with Moon Nashville. *Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity with colour-coded maps, or follow one of our self-guided neighbourhood walks *See the Sites: Watch country music's top acts at the Grand Ole Opry, tour the storied halls of the Tennessee State Capitol, and pay homage to legends at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Stroll the Vanderbilt and Fisk campuses, shop for vintage records and handcrafted jewelry, and go honky-tonking late into the night *Get a Taste of the City: Cast your vote for the best authentic hot chicken, dine at a classic meat-and-three, or delight in food truck feasts featuring Egyptian treats, farm-fresh peaches, and fiery moonshine *Bars and Nightlife: Tap your foot to some live music at the Bluebird Cafe or pull up a barstool for a flight of classic Tennessee whiskeys. Get inspired by up-and-coming singers in The Basement before finding your own voice at Lonnie's Western Room karaoke, or try a free line dance lesson at Wildhorse Saloon *Local Advice from Nashvillian Margaret Littman on her beloved home city *Flexible, strategic itineraries including a two-day tour, a foodie weekend, and Nashville on a budget, plus day trips to Land Between the Lakes, Mammoth Cave, the Jack Daniels Distillery in Lynchburg, and more *Tips for Travellers including where to stay, how to safely bike in the city, plus advice for LGBTQ+ visitors, international travellers, and families with children *Maps and Tools like background information on the history and culture of Nashville, easy-to-read maps, full-colour photos, and neighborhood guides from Midtown to Music Valley With Moon Nashville's practical tips and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way. Hitting the road? Try Moon Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip or Moon Nashville to New Orleans Road Trip. If you're heading to more of the South's cities, try Moon Memphis or Moon Charleston & Savannah.

Moon Rhode Island (Fifth Edition)

Moon Rhode Island (Fifth Edition)

Author: Liz Lee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

Cozy beach towns, deliciously fresh seafood, and a buzzing art scene: discover the best of the Ocean State with Moon Rhode Island. Inside you'll find: *Flexible, strategic itineraries including a weeklong tour of the state and a coastal weekend getaway, with ideas for families, foodies, beachgoers, and art lovers *The top sights and unique experiences: Admire the elegant mansions of Newport, relax on the beach in Little Compton, or take a sailing lesson. Stroll through Providence's Waterplace Park and take a scenic cycle on Block Island. Visit a world-class museum, gallery-hop in College Hill, or check out the underground music scene. Feast on authentic Italian dishes in Federal Hill or try one of Rhode Island's iconic foods, like quahogs and stuffies *Honest advice from longtime local Liz Lee on when to go, how to get around, where to eat, and where to stay, from budget-friendly hotels to historic inns *Full-colour photos and detailed maps throughout *Handy tools including tips for seniors, visitors with disabilities, and travelling with kids *In-depth background on the culture, history, weather, and wildlife *Full coverage of Providence, Newport, Block Island, the East Bay and Sakonnet, and South County With Moon Rhode Island's practical tips and local insight, you can plan your trip your way. Seeing more of New England? Pick up Moon Boston or Moon Maine. Driving through? Check out Moon New England Road Trip.

Archaeology Hotspot Italy Unearthing the Past for Armchair Archaeologists

Archaeology Hotspot Italy Unearthing the Past for Armchair Archaeologists

Author: Maja Gori, Alessandro Pintucci Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2020

This series will comprise reader-friendly and engaging individual narrative volumes for the general public written by archeological experts. Each volume will deal with a country that is a popular hotspot for archaeology-in terms of both fieldwork and tourism-and will focus on what has been found, who found it and their stories, what the controversies and scandals have been, ongoing projects, and what it all means. The contents will illuminate the history, culture, national heritage, and current events of the most popular destinations.