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Places & peoples: general & pictorial works

See below for a selection of the latest books from Places & peoples: general & pictorial works category. Presented with a red border are the Places & peoples: general & pictorial works books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Places & peoples: general & pictorial works books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Perfect Shot

The Perfect Shot

Author: Lonely Planet Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/11/2020

Revealing the best of Lonely Planet's travel photography from across the globe, this pictorial does more than display beautiful photographs of classic scenes and locations. Our photographers - in their words - share the backstories of how they got the perfect shot, making this an inspirational and illuminating photography book for every kind of traveller. Featuring over 200 photographs from renowned photographers such as Philip Lee Harvey and Jonathan Gregson, discover the stories behind what makes a good photo and exactly how each photograph was taken. From off-the-map locations barely touched by tourism to iconic cityscapes and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, be transported on a photographic journey all around the world. From the Temples of Angkor to the enchanting Faroe Islands, no corner of the world will be left unturned. This must-have pictorial book is a celebration of classic travel photography and the stories behind the images; get inspired to escape. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, eBooks, and more.

Lonely Planet's Guide to Life

Lonely Planet's Guide to Life

Author: Lonely Planet Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/11/2020

This book collects together cultural pearls of wisdom from 86 countries to form the ultimate reference book for how to live well. Each culture lives by its own words of wisdom - handed down from generation to generation, covering everything from keeping a house tidy as a Shinto shrine to cooking a meal as simple and nutritious as a southern Italian's supper. Do you want to eat as well as the French, enjoy life as much as the Costa Ricans, live as thoughtfully as the Scandinavians and be as healthy as the Japanese? This 416-page book, packed full of expertly-sourced information and stunning photography, will tell you how. With countries as far and wide reaching as Colombia and New Zealand, you'll be sure to learn plenty of life lessons that you can put into action throughout.

Ghost Towns of Route 66

Ghost Towns of Route 66

Author: Jim Hinckley, James kerrick Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/10/2020

Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travel List 2

Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travel List 2

Author: Lonely Planet Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2020

The second edition of Lonely Planet's bestseller presents an all-new ranking of the greatest places to visit on Earth, reflecting the travel tastes and trends of today's world. Decided by our global family of writers, editors and industry experts, and packed with insightful commentary, awe-inspiring photos and over 200 new entries, this is a must-have coffee table book for explorers and armchair travellers. With experiences ranging from hiking among the vast granite pillars of South America's mesmerising Torres del Paine to snaking your way through the desert to the treasured ancient city of Petra, this anticipated book covers everything from UNESCO World Heritage Sites to azure bays and white-sand beaches by way of iconic cities. With 500 entries, 320 pages and an all-new ranking system, this is the definitive wishlist for the best places to visit on the planet. We've decided on our rankings. Now, so should you. What's your number one? About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, eBooks, and more.

Travel by Colour

Travel by Colour

Author: Lonely Planet Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2020

From the bright blue hues of Jodhpur, Rajasthan's medieval metropolis, to the deep purples of Provence's lavender fields, discover the world through a stunning collection of photographs with the first and only travel guide by colour palette. This inspiring book features 400 photographs of amazing destinations and events across a plethora of vivid shades. From the deep reds of Tambopata National Reserve's scarlet macaws to the verdant greens of the Peak District's rolling hills, be inspired to travel by colour all around the world. From the kaleidoscopic coral reefs of Indonesia's remote Raja Ampat archipelago to the striking blue-washed facades of Morocco's pretty hill town Chefachouen, no corner of the globe is left unturned in the 180 pages of this colourful book. With stunning photography throughout and words compiled by a wide range of trusted Lonely Planet writers, the world's first and only travel guide by colour is a must-have addition for any travel aficionados. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, eBooks, and more.

Around the World

Around the World

Author: Lonely Planet Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2020

Circumnavigate the world with Lonely Planet's latest inspirational illustrated coffee table book. Packed full of pictures, interviews, detailed gatefold maps and more, chart the history of travelling the globe by ship, bicycle, plane, car, train, balloon, submersible and foot and discover amazing stories from people who have travelled around the world. Hear enthralling tales of intrepid explorers and record breakers such as Amelia Earhart, Ferdinand Magellan, Francis Chichester, Nellie Bly, Mark Beaumont and Aloha Wanderwell who have risked their lives succeeding (or attempting) the journey, chart the routes they have taken, discover how transport has developed over time and find out what the future likely has in store for means of travel. You'll also uncover some of the world's most celebrated hot air ballooning routes, classic hikes and road trips, coast-to-coast cycling races and much more in this enthralling 288-page celebration of circumnavigation. Written by expert travel writers and bursting with photographs and stunning illustrated gatefold maps, this is the quintessential travel history book for discovering the facts about voyaging Around The World.

150 Houses You Need to Visit Before You Die

150 Houses You Need to Visit Before You Die

Author: Thijs Demeulemeester Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/09/2020

It makes me feel guilty that anybody should have such a good time doing what they are supposed to do. - Charles Eames on architecture. A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines. - Frank Lloyd Wright on architecture. Architectural travel is on the rise. With this book you not only have a reference book of 150 of the world's most iconic private homes, but also a bucket list to plan your next country or city trip. These homes are unique, either because of the aesthetics of the interiors, the construction, or the sophisticated design. This is the ultimate architecture travel wish list. For each house, the authors provide a lively description of the building and its owners, in addition to the specifics of architect, date, and location. 150 Iconic Houses You Need to Visit Before You Die is the ultimate 'architecture bucket list' and the sequel to the successful 150 Bars You Need to Visit before You Die, 150 Restaurants You Need to Visit Before You Die and 150 Hotels You Need to Visit before You Die.

prettycitydublin

prettycitydublin

Author: Siobhan Ferguson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2020

This beautiful collection of images will take you past Dublin's famous landmarks - the bridge, the Liffey, the pubs - and into the pretty hidden gems waiting around every corner. From secluded mews to artisan outlets, vintage markets and tree-lined streets, prettycitydublin champions the quiet, gentle moments that allow you to escape in a bustling capital city like Dublin. Curated by Siobhan Ferguson, founder and editor of Instagram's @theprettycities and the author of the acclaimed prettycitylondon, this stunning guide also includes tips on how to photograph and plan your own prettycitydublin experience, whether on foot or from afar.

Understanding Scottish Graveyards

Understanding Scottish Graveyards

Author: Betty Willsher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/08/2020

The author takes an historical and interpretative approach to Scotland's graveyards. She examines their past and points out the features in them that reflect it; she guides the reader among the stones explaining early symbolic carvings and analysing the changing fashions in sculpture and inscription. Her purpose is not only to inspire in reader a fresh appreciation of the local graveyard but also to alert them to the urgent need for further graveyard recording and conservation. Clear and accessible, the book reflects the author's long experience of recording Scottish kirkyard memorials.

Epic Surf Breaks of the World

Epic Surf Breaks of the World

Author: Lonely Planet Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2020

Explore the world's most thrilling waves with Epic Surf Breaks of the World. From Namibia's wind-swept Skeleton Bay to Java's G-Land, discover the best place to 'hang ten', whatever your surfing ability. Accompanied by a series of stunning photographs, maps and beautiful illustrations as well as first-person stories from surf writers all across the globe, including Pulitzer Prize winner William Finnegan, this is the quintessential guide for surfers looking for their next epic break. With 200 destinations, from Australia's Bells Beach to the coral-flecked islands of the Maldives, you're sure to find your perfect break in this 328-page, hardcover book. Plus, we take you to some of the most adrenaline-pumping breaks in the world, including Tahiti's Teahupoo and Mexico's Puerto Escondido, as well as easier options for beginners, such as Taghazout in Morocco, meaning all abilities are catered for. We cover the planet's newest hotspots, such as Bundoran in Ireland, where world-class waves now lure surfers from all across the globe. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, eBooks, and more.

The Seven Seas Calendar 2019

The Seven Seas Calendar 2019

Author: Ferenc Mate Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/08/2020