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Travel tips & advice: general

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Get the Photos Others Can't

Get the Photos Others Can't

Author: Michael Freeman Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2020

Getting the best possible photo is not a game of chance - there are proven methods and innovative approaches that the professional photographer uses to succeed. From Freeman's decades of reportage experience, he has developed proven methods for going beyond where tourists stop, and delivering the photographs that make the cover. Get the Photos Others Can't uses five 'nodes' or guiding principles, in various combinations, to elucidate each particular method of access: Right Place, Right Time - train yourself in the art of anticipation Hearts & Minds - understand the importance of people skills Immersion - involve yourself fully in your subject Deep Learning - research and reflect Left Field - take an unexpected direction to find a new angle. With examples from Freeman's own archive of images, as well as from iconic photographers including Weegee, Cindy Sherman, Guy Bourdin, W. Eugene Smith and Garry Winogrand, the secrets shared in this book will let you find your own modus operandi for overcoming the obstacles between you and the shot, so you can bring home your own world-class images.

Fodor's Essential Portugal

Fodor's Essential Portugal

Author: Fodor's Travel Guides Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2020

Whether you want to explore trendy Lisbon, go on a wine-tasting trip in the Douro Valley, or lounge on the beaches of the Algarve, the local Fodor's travel experts in Portugal are here to help! Fodor's Essential Portugal is part of the award-winning Fodor's Essential series recognized by Booklist as the Best Travel Guide in 2019. This guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process and make the most of your time. This new edition has been fully-redesigned with an easy-to-read layout, fresh information, and beautiful color photos. Fodor's Essential Portugal includes: AN ILLUSTRATED ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE to the top things to see and do MULTIPLE ITINERARIES to effectively organize your days and maximize your time MORE THAN 20 DETAILED MAPS to help you navigate confidently NEW COLOR PHOTOS throughout to spark your wanderlust! UP-TO-DATE and HONEST RECOMMENDATIONS for the best sights, restaurants, hotels, nightlife, shopping, performing arts, activities, side-trips, and more PHOTO-FILLED BEST OF FEATURES on Best Beaches, Best Vineyards and Wine-Tasting Experiences, and Best Free Things to Do TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS AND PRACTICAL TIPS including when to go, getting around, beating the crowds, and saving time and money SPECIAL FEATURES on Portugal's Most Impressive Castles and Stone Villages and Portuguese Food and Wine NEW COVERAGE of the Azores HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL INSIGHTS providing rich context on the local people, politics, art, architecture, cuisine, music, geography and more LOCAL WRITERS to help you find the under-the-radar gems PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE PRIMER with useful words and essential phrases COVERS: Lisbon, Porto, the Algarve, Estoril, the Douro Valley, Alentejo, Sintra, Obidos, Serra da Estrela, Coimbra, Monsanto, Braga, and the Azores Planning on visiting Spain or spending more time in Lisbon? Check out Fodor's Essential Spain, Fodor's Barcelona, and Fodor's Inside Lisbon ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts. Fodor's has been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years. For more travel inspiration, you can sign up for our travel newsletter at fodors.com/newsletter/signup, or follow us @FodorsTravel on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. We invite you to join our friendly community of travel experts at fodors.com/community to ask any other questions and share your experience with us! *Important note for digital editions: The digital edition of this guide does not contain all the images or text included in the physical edition.

The Wayfarer's Handbook A Field Guide for the Independent Traveler

The Wayfarer's Handbook A Field Guide for the Independent Traveler

Author: Evan S. Rice Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/05/2020

The Wayfarer's Handbook is a treasure trove of information about the art of travel that is specifically crafted for the modern adventurer. The book is an offbeat guide full of actionable advice, a worldwide exploration reference work, an unconventional collection of world trivia, and an exciting resource of inspiration, all designed for use in a great global adventure. With a visual aesthetic inspired by the look of vintage field guides, The Wayfarer's Handbook is tailor-made for modern readers, providing the distilled essentials of hundreds of interesting topics, presented in a direct and precise but stylish way. This twist on traditional travel genres covers everything from the world's 27 most common travel scams and the fascinating history of hot air balloons to everyday gestures that are offensive in foreign cultures and how to avoid a hippopotamus attack. Sketches, infographics, small maps, and illustrative charts appear throughout, allowing readers to open to any page and discover fascinating new insights into the art of travel. Though The Wayfarer's Handbook is compact enough for the road, it is equally suited to be a gem in the library of anyone interested in exploration.

The Joy Of Water

The Joy Of Water

Author: Lonely Planet Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/04/2020

Cannonball into a refreshing pool, relax in natural hot springs, experience the excitement of open water, and feel the sea breeze on your face - the allure of waves and experiences in water are at the heart of The Joy of Water. Featuring personal stories about the exhilarating, restorative, formative power of water. Whether you're a thrill seeker or looking relax and recharge, these destinations and activities inspire readers to get back in the water.

Seeing Central Park The Official Guide Updated and Expanded

Seeing Central Park The Official Guide Updated and Expanded

Author: Sara Cedar Miller Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/04/2020

An authoritative visual survey of New York City's Central Park, with new photography and updated text For more than 160 years, Central Park has been the centerpiece of New York City, with more than 42 million visits each year. In Seeing Central Park, Sara Cedar Miller takes readers through America's most popular and celebrated park, where natural and manmade features are interwoven into a spectacular work of art. Combining superb research and writing with breathtaking photographs, Seeing Central Park is not only a guide through every significant design feature but also a gorgeous gift book. Since the book was first published in 2009, the Conservancy has completed a number of renovations and opened new areas of the park, including the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, Rhododendron Mile, and Dene Slope. This updated edition features these landmarks alongside revised entries and new photography throughout. With its pastoral and picturesque landscapes, roads and paths, bridges, buildings, structures, and sculpture, Central Park is a living museum of superb Victorian decorative arts and landscape design. From the Pond to Harlem Meer, it's all covered in Seeing Central Park.

Frommer's Montreal day by day Fourth Edition

Frommer's Montreal day by day Fourth Edition

Author: Leslie Brokaw, Erin Trahan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2020

This attractively priced, full-color guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see the best of Montreal in a short time, with bulleted maps leading the way from sight to sight. Featuring a full range of thematic and neighborhood tours, plus dining, lodging, shopping, nightlife, and practical visitor info, Frommer's Montreal day by day is the only guide that helps travelers organize their time to get the most out of a trip. Inside this book you'll find: * Hundreds of photos and dozens of maps * One- to three-day itineraries, as well as themed tours of popular cultural sights, the hippest neighborhood hotspots, the best places to eat, and activities that will appeal to kids of all ages * Exact pricing so there's never any guessing or ugly surprises * Detailed info on day trips to Quebec City, the Laurentian Mountains, and Cantons-de-l'Est * Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions to clue you in on great finds and values * A tear-resistant foldout map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet * Reliable, impartial reviews of the best shops, restaurants, spas, nightlife, and hotels in all price ranges. No entity has paid to be in this guide-or any Frommer's guide. At Frommer's we pride ourselves on decades of journalistic integrity. * Helpful planning tips for getting there, getting around, saving money, and getting the most from your trip About Frommer's: There's a reason that Frommer's has been the most trusted name in travel for more than 60 years. Arthur Frommer created the bestselling guide series in 1957 to help American service members fulfill their dreams of travel in Europe. Since then, we have published thousands of titles, becoming a household name by helping millions upon millions of people realize their own dreams of seeing our planet. Travel is easy with Frommer's.

Frommer's Maui day by day Sixth Edition

Frommer's Maui day by day Sixth Edition

Author: Jeanne Cooper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2020

Portable, up-to-date, and to-the-point, Frommer's Maui day by day is all about maximizing the time you have to spend in this enchanting Hawaiian paradise. This itinerary-based book, written by Hawaii resident and established travel journalist Jeanne Cooper, hits all of Maui's highlights-as well as hidden gems-with plans crafted for visitors with a variety of needs and interests. Whether you want to catch a sunrise atop a volcano, swim in secluded waterfall pools, dine on ultra-gourmet cuisine, golf your way around the island, or stroll through bamboo forests, this guide is for you. Inside the guide: Full-color photos and useful maps, including a tear-resistant foldout map in its own resealable envelope. Best of Maui itineraries for seeing the island in a limited amount of time Outdoor adventures for travelers of all ages and skill levels to explore Maui's volcanoes, beaches, waterfalls, and wildlife Rewarding experiences for families, couples, food lovers, and those interested in Hawaii's rich history and culture Reliable, impartial reviews of the best shops, restaurants, spas, nightlife, and hotels in all price ranges. No entity has paid to be in this guide-or any Frommer's guide. At Frommer's we pride ourselves on decades of journalistic integrity. Helpful planning tips for getting there, getting around, saving money, and getting the most from your trip About Frommer's: There's a reason that Frommer's has been the most trusted name in travel for more than 60 years. Arthur Frommer created the bestselling guide series in 1957 to help American service members fulfill their dreams of travel in Europe. Since then, we have published thousands of titles, becoming a household name by helping millions upon millions of people realize their own dreams of seeing our planet. Travel is easy with Frommer's.

Endless Summer 52 Sunny Destinations Around the World

Endless Summer 52 Sunny Destinations Around the World

Author: Books Monaco Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/03/2020

Summer, sand and sunshine - walking barefoot, the sound of the sea, a cloudless sky, a happy ambience, and feel-good temperatures. If only it could last forever! Nothing's easier: our planet offers sunny destinations that promise endless summer all year round with enchanting beaches, vibrant cities, and spectacular landscapes. In January, explore temple complexes in Thailand; in March, soak up the sun on a small, palm island in the Maldives; in October, go hiking on Cyprus. This book will take you to the most beautiful warm weather, sun-lit travel destinations month by month, introduce the sights, indicate the best time of year to travel to each location, and recommend hotels and restaurants - carrying you off to the places where the long summer days seem to last forever.

100 Hikes of a Lifetime

100 Hikes of a Lifetime

Author: Kate Siber, Andrew Skurka Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2020

From the world's expert in outdoor adventure, here is the ultimate hiker's bucket list, with 100 breathtaking experiences for beginners to experts around the globe--from the celebrated Appalachian Trail to the off-the-beaten path (but not to be missed!) Six Waterfalls Hike in Micronesia. 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!

Moon Bermuda (Fifth Edition)

Moon Bermuda (Fifth Edition)

Author: Rosemary Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/02/2020

Impossibly turquoise bays, pink sands, and hibiscus-scented breezes: go with the flow and experience a fantasy come to life with Moon Bermuda. Inside you'll find: *Strategic itineraries designed for honeymooners, families, outdoor adventurers, history buffs, and more *Unique experiences and can't-miss highlights: Stroll the soft sands of Elbow Beach, dive to underwater shipwrecks, and splash around in the warm waves. Spend a morning browsing Hamilton's boutiques and historic churches, and stroll the colourful Bermuda Botanical Gardens. Spot ring-tailed lemurs, seahorses and sharks at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo, and visit the incredible formations of Crystal Cave. Watch the sun go down over the Harrington Sound as you dine al fresco on fresh seafood and cassava fries, and relax at a beachfront bar with a rum swizzle *Advice on outdoor activities, from golf to watersports, including scuba diving, snorkeling, waterskiing, wakeboarding, and flyboarding *Honest recommendations from local Rosemary Jones on when to go, where to eat, how to get around, and where to stay, from waterfront cottages and luxurious resorts to budget hotels *Full-colour photos and detailed maps throughout *Practical background on Bermuda's landscape, culture, history, and environment *Handy information for families, seniors, travellers with disabilities, LGBTQ+ travellers, and visitors planning a wedding, as well as volunteer opportunities With Moon Bermuda's expert tips and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way. Island-hopping around the Caribbean? Try Moon Dominican Republic, Moon Aruba, or Moon Jamaica.

Moon San Diego (Fourth Edition)

Moon San Diego (Fourth Edition)

Author: Ian Anderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/02/2020

Craft beer and fish tacos, world-class beaches and water sports, and museums and zoos: get to know this SoCal hotspot with Moon San Diego. Inside you'll find: * Flexible, strategic itineraries that can be adapted for your schedule, budget, and interests, including: The Best of San Diego, Best Beaches, Best Craft Breweries, and Family-Friendly San Diego * Detailed maps of each neighborhood * The top attractions and unique activities in each area: Hop on the San Diego Trolley to explore historic Old Town (including the birthplace of Pueblo San Diego), or window shop in upscale La Jolla. Lounge on some of the best beaches in Southern California, try a surfing lesson, or take a boat out for the day. Say hi to the pandas and polar bears at the renowned San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, or stroll through the myriad museums in Balboa Park. Catch a local theater production, sample award-winning Mexican food, and grab a happy hour pint at one of the countless local breweries * Suggestions for day trips from San Diego, including Anza-Borrego State Park, Temecula, and Tijuana (with tips for those planning to cross the border for a day!) * Expert, local insight from San Diego native, craft brew enthusiast, and avid surfer Ian Anderson * Honest advice on when to go, where to stay, and how to get around * Full-color, vibrant photos throughout * Thorough information, including background on the landscape, plants and animals, climate, and local culture With Moon San Diego's curated advice, myriad activities, and local insight, you can experience the city your way. Can't enough of the Golden State? Try Moon California. Hitting the road? Try Moon California Road Trip.