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10 YEARS A NOMAD

10 YEARS A NOMAD

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Part memoir and part philosophical look at why we travel, filled with stories of Matt Kepnes' adventures abroad, an exploration of wanderlust and what it truly means to be a nomad.

"Matt is possibly the most well-traveled person I know...His knowledge and passion for understanding the world is unrivaled, and never fails to amaze me." --Mark Manson, New York Times bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Ten Years a Nomad is New York Times bestselling author Matt Kepnes' poignant exploration of wanderlust and what it truly means to be a nomad. Part travel memoir and part philosophical look at why we travel, it is filled with aspirational stories of Kepnes' many adventures.

New York Times bestselling author of How to Travel the World on $50 a Day, Matthew Kepnes knows what it feels like to get the travel bug. After meeting some travelers on a trip to Thailand in 2005, he realized that living life meant more than simply meeting society's traditional milestones, such as buying a car, paying a mortgage, and moving up the career ladder. Inspired by them, he set off for a year-long trip around the world before he started his career. He finally came home after ten years. Over 500,000 miles, 1,000 hostels, and 90 different countries later, Matt has compiled his favorite stories, experiences, and insights into this travel manifesto. Filled with the color and perspective that only hindsight and self-reflection can offer, these stories get to the real questions at the heart of wanderlust. Travel questions that transcend the basic "how-to," and plumb the depths of what drives us to travel -- and what extended travel around the world can teach us about life, ourselves, and our place in the world.

Ten Years a Nomad is for travel junkies, the travel-curious, and anyone interested in what you can learn about the world when you don't have a cable bill for a decade or spend a month not wearing shoes living on the beach in Thailand.

1000 PLACES TO SEE BEFORE YOU

1000 PLACES TO SEE BEFORE YOU

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Named a Best Gift Book/Best Travel Book of 2019 by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Associated Press, House Beautiful, Business Insider, The Daily Beast, Forbes, Fodor's, The Points Guy, Seattle Times, and more

"This is the comfort food of travel books. . . . This book will sweep you off your feet."--New York Times Book Review

"Gorgeous . . . breathtaking . . . spectacular."--Publishers Weekly

Patricia Schultz curates the world. When she published the original 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, she created not only a new kind of travel book but also a new way of thinking about our experiences and interests.

Now Schultz captivates our hearts in the same compelling way her original book spoke to our minds. Moving from eloquent word to breathtaking image, she takes us on a visual journey of the best the world has to offer, and as we turn the pages and pore over these images, we feel it all: joy, curiosity, awe, passion, nostalgia (if we've been there), inspiration (because we want to go), and a profound and transforming sense of how lucky we are to live in a world filled with such beauty and wonder--to see tributaries of mist curling over the Great Wall, elephants grazing on the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater, the sun setting on the wild coast of Donegal, masked whirling dancers at a festival in Bhutan.

The book itself is a thing of beauty, an oversize feast of more than 1,000 all-new photographs and 544 pages, every spread and page designed to showcase these mesmerizing photographs and hold just enough of Schultz's lively text that we know why it is we're looking at them. It is a perfect gift for every traveler, every fan of the original, every dreamer whose Instagram feed is filled with pictures of places near and far.
1000 PLACES TO SEE BEFORE YOU

1000 PLACES TO SEE BEFORE YOU

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The world is calling. Time to answer.

The world's wonders, continent by continent: A trek through Morocco's Atlas Mountains. Sri Lanka's Hill Country. A sunrise balloon safari over the Masai Mara. Canyon de Chelly. The sacred festivals of Bhutan. The Amalfi Coast. Sailing the Mekong River.

In all, 1,000 places guaranteed to give travelers the shivers: sacred ruins, coral reefs, hilltop villages, deserted beaches, wine trails, hidden islands, opera houses, wildlife preserves, castles, museums, and more. Each entry tells why it's essential to visit and includes hotels, restaurants, and festivals to check out. Then come the completely updated nuts and bolts: websites, phone numbers, prices, best times to visit.

1,000 Places to See Before You Die is the world's bestselling travel book and a #1 New York Times bestseller. 1,000 Places reinvented the idea of travel book as both wish list and practical guide. As Newsweek wrote, it "tells you what's beautiful, what's fun, and what's just unforgettable--everywhere on earth." Second edition includes 600 full-color photographs, over 200 entirely new entries. More suggestions for places to stay, restaurants to visit, festivals to check out. And along with starred restaurants and historic hotels, you'll also find moderately priced gems that don't compromise on atmosphere or charm.
1000 PLACES TO SEE IN THE US &

1000 PLACES TO SEE IN THE US &

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Covering the U.S.A. and Canada like never before, and for the first time with full-color photographs, here are 1,000 compelling, essential, offbeat, utterly unforgettable places. Pristine beaches and national parks, world-class museums and the Just for Laughs festival, mountain resorts, salmon-rich rivers, scenic byways, the Oyster Bar and the country's best taco, lush gardens and coastal treks at Point Reyes, rafting the Upper Gauley (if you dare). Plus resorts, vineyards, hot springs, classic ballparks, the Talladega Speedway, and more. Includes new attractions, like Miami's Pérez Art Museum and Manhattan's High Line, plus more than 150 places of special interest to families. And, for every entry, what you need to know about how and when to visit.

"Patricia Schultz unearths the hidden gems in our North American backyard. Don't even think about packing your bag and sightseeing without it." --New York Daily News

AMER BEST DAY HIKES

AMER BEST DAY HIKES

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America's Best Day Hikes is a beautifully illustrated, best-of compendium featuring the most memorable one- day hikes in every region of the United States.

Organized by region, this guide goes into detail about what makes each hike so remarkable and why it might be worth a detour or even a special journey for someone looking to broaden their horizons. All of the hikes are doable during daylight hours and none require camping.

America's Best Day Hikes comes with all the information anyone would need to experience these unique locations, including details about the hike itself--difficulty, duration, seasonal hazards, etc.--as well as traveling, planning, and packing suggestions. All this paired with Dellinger's stunning photography makes this incredible volume a must- have for any lover of the outdoors.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 60 SECONDS

AROUND THE WORLD IN 60 SECONDS

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Based on the Nas Daily video series with over 13 million dedicated followers comes the surprising, moving 1,000-day journey of a lifetime in book form

In 2016, Nuseir Yassin quit his job to travel for 1,000 consecutive days. But instead of the usual tourist traps, Nas set out to meet real people, see the places they call home, and discover what unites all of us living on this beautiful planet--from villages in Africa and slums in India, to the high-rises of Singapore and the deserts of Australia. While he journeyed from country to country, Nas uploaded a single 60-second video per day for his Nas Daily Facebook following to highlight the amazing, terrifying, inspiring and downright surprising sh*t happening all over the world. Thirteen million followers later, Nas Daily has become the most immersive travel experience ever captured, and finally shows us what we've all been looking for: each other.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 60 SECONDS is Nas' unpredictable 1,000-day world tour in book form. At times a striking portrait of the most uncharted places in the world, at others a touching exploration of the human heart, this collection of life-affirming stories and breathtaking photographs changes how we think about humanity and community and invites us all on a journey to see the world, and each other, anew.

ART OF TRAVEL

ART OF TRAVEL

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Any Baedeker will tell us where we ought to travel, but only Alain de Botton will tell us how and why. With the same intelligence and insouciant charm he brought to How Proust Can Save Your Life, de Botton considers the pleasures of anticipation; the allure of the exotic, and the value of noticing everything from a seascape in Barbados to the takeoffs at Heathrow.

Even as de Botton takes the reader along on his own peregrinations, he also cites such distinguished fellow-travelers as Baudelaire, Wordsworth, Van Gogh, the biologist Alexander von Humboldt, and the 18th-century eccentric Xavier de Maistre, who catalogued the wonders of his bedroom. The Art of Travel is a wise and utterly original book. Don't leave home without it.

ASSASSINATION VACATION

ASSASSINATION VACATION

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New York Times bestselling author of The Wordy Shipmates and contributor to NPR's "This American Life" Sarah Vowell embarks on a road trip to sites of political violence, from Washington DC to Alaska, to better understand our nation's ever-evolving political system and history.

Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, probity, and an irreverent sense of humor. With Assassination Vacation, she takes us on a road trip like no other -- a journey to the pit stops of American political murder and through the myriad ways they have been used for fun and profit, for political and cultural advantage.

From Buffalo to Alaska, Washington to the Dry Tortugas, Vowell visits locations immortalized and influenced by the spilling of politically important blood, reporting as she goes with her trademark blend of wisecracking humor, remarkable honesty, and thought-provoking criticism. We learn about the jinx that was Robert Todd Lincoln (present at the assassinations of Presidents Lincoln, Garfield, and McKinley) and witness the politicking that went into the making of the Lincoln Memorial. The resulting narrative is much more than an entertaining and informative travelogue -- it is the disturbing and fascinating story of how American death has been manipulated by popular culture, including literature, architecture, sculpture, and -- the author's favorite -- historical tourism. Though the themes of loss and violence are explored and we make detours to see how the Republican Party became the Republican Party, there are all kinds of lighter diversions along the way into the lives of the three presidents and their assassins, including mummies, show tunes, mean-spirited totem poles, and a nineteenth-century biblical sex cult.

ATLAS OBSCURA, 2ND EDITION: AN

ATLAS OBSCURA, 2ND EDITION: AN

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Discover wonder.

"A wanderlust-whetting cabinet of curiosities on paper."-- New York Times


Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura is a phenomenon of a travel book that shot to the top of bestseller lists when it was first published and changed the way we think about the world, expanding our sense of how strange and marvelous it really is.

This second edition takes readers to even more curious and unusual destinations, with more than 100 new places, dozens and dozens of new photographs, and two very special features: twelve city guides, covering Berlin, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Cairo, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Moscow, New York City, Paris, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Plus a foldout map with a dream itinerary for the ultimate around-the-world road trip. More a cabinet of curiosities than traditional guidebook, Atlas Obscura revels in the unexpected, the overlooked, the bizarre, and the mysterious. Here are natural wonders, like the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand, or a baobob tree in South Africa so large it has a pub inside where 15 people can sit and drink comfortably. Architectural marvels, including the M. C. Escher-like stepwells in India. Mind-boggling events, like the Baby-Jumping Festival in Spain--and no, it's not the babies doing the jumping, but masked men dressed as devils who vault over rows of squirming infants.

Every page gets to the very core of why humans want to travel in the first place: to be delighted and disoriented, uprooted from the familiar and amazed by the new. With its compelling descriptions, hundreds of photographs, surprising charts, maps for every region of the world, and new city guides, it is a book you can open anywhere and be transported. But proceed with caution: It's almost impossible not to turn to the next entry, and the next, and the next.

BEGINNERS GT JAPAN

BEGINNERS GT JAPAN

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"Arguably the greatest living travel writer" (Outside magazine), Pico Iyer has called Japan home for more than three decades. But, as he is the first to admit, the country remains an enigma even to its long-term residents. In A Beginner's Guide to Japan, Iyer draws on his years of experience--his travels, conversations, readings, and reflections--to craft a playful and profound book of surprising, brief, incisive glimpses into Japanese culture. He recounts his adventures and observations as he travels from a meditation hall to a love hotel, from West Point to Kyoto Station, and from dinner with Meryl Streep to an ill-fated call to the Apple service center in a series of provocations guaranteed to
pique the interest and curiosity of those who don't know Japan--and to remind those who do of its myriad fascinations.
BEST AMER TRAVEL WRITING 2019

BEST AMER TRAVEL WRITING 2019

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An eclectic compendium of the best travel writing essays published in 2018, collected by Alexandra Fuller. BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING gathers together a satisfyingly varied medley of perspectives, all exploring what it means to travel somewhere new. For the past two decades, readers have come to recognize this annual volume as the gold standard for excellence in travel writing.
CLASSIC KRAKAUER

CLASSIC KRAKAUER

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Spanning an extraordinary range of subjects and locations, these ten gripping essays show why Jon Krakauer is considered a standard-bearer of modern journalism.

His pieces take us from a horrifying avalanche on Mount Everest to a volcano poised to obliterate a big chunk of Seattle; from a wilderness teen-therapy program run by apparent sadists to an otherworldly cave in New Mexico, studied by NASA to better understand Mars; from the notebook of one Fred Beckey, who catalogued the greatest unclimbed mountaineering routes on the planet, to the last days of legendary surfer Mark Foo. Bringing together work originally published in such magazines as The New Yorker, Outside, and Smithsonian--all rigorously researched, vividly written, and marked by an unerring instinct for storytelling and scoop--Classic Krakauer powerfully demonstrates the author's ambivalent love affair with unruly landscapes and his relentless search for truth.

COLOSSUS OF MAROUSSI

COLOSSUS OF MAROUSSI

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Like the ancient colossus that stood over the harbor of Rhodes, Henry Miller s The Colossus of Maroussi stands as a seminal classic in travel literature. It has preceded the footsteps of prominent travel writers such as Pico Iyer and Rolf Potts. The book Miller would later cite as his favorite began with a young woman s seductive description of Greece. Miller headed out with his friend Lawrence Durrell to explore the Grecian countryside: a flock of sheep nearly tramples the two as they lie naked on a beach; the Greek poet Katsmbalis, the colossus of Miller s book, stirs every rooster within earshot of the Acropolis with his own loud crowing; cold hard-boiled eggs are warmed in a village s single stove, and they stay in hotels that have seen better days, but which have an aroma of the past. "
DEEPEST SOUTH OF ALL: TRUE STO

DEEPEST SOUTH OF ALL: TRUE STO

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Bestselling travel writer Richard Grant offers an entertaining and profound look at a city like no other.

Natchez, Mississippi, once had more millionaires per capita than anywhere else in America, and its wealth was built on slavery and cotton. Today it has the greatest concentration of antebellum mansions in the South, and a culture full of unexpected contradictions. Prominent white families dress up in hoopskirts and Confederate uniforms for ritual celebrations of the Old South, yet Natchez is also progressive enough to elect a gay black man for mayor with 91% of the vote.

Much as John Berendt did for Savannah in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and the hit podcast S-Town did for Woodstock, Alabama, so Richard Grant does for Natchez in The Deepest South of All. With humor and insight, he depicts a strange, eccentric town with an unforgettable cast of characters. There's Buzz Harper, a six-foot-five gay antique dealer famous for swanning around in a mink coat with a uniformed manservant and a very short German bodybuilder. There's Ginger Hyland, "The Lioness," who owns 500 antique eyewash cups and decorates 168 Christmas trees with her jewelry collection. And there's Nellie Jackson, a Cadillac-driving brothel madam who became an FBI informant about the KKK before being burned alive by one of her customers. Interwoven through these stories is the more somber and largely forgotten account of Abd al Rahman Ibrahima, a West African prince who was enslaved in Natchez and became a cause célèbre in the 1820s, eventually gaining his freedom and returning to Africa.

Part history and part travelogue, The Deepest South of All offers a gripping portrait of a complex American place, as it struggles to break free from the past and confront the legacy of slavery.

Delorme New York Atlas & Gazetteer

Delorme New York Atlas & Gazetteer

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DETOURS

DETOURS

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Many people first encounter Hawai'i through the imagination--a postcard picture of hula girls, lu'aus, and plenty of sun, surf, and sea. While Hawai'i is indeed beautiful, Native Hawaiians struggle with the problems brought about by colonialism, military occupation, tourism, food insecurity, high costs of living, and climate change. In this brilliant reinvention of the travel guide, artists, activists, and scholars redirect readers from the fantasy of Hawai'i as a tropical paradise and tourist destination toward a multilayered and holistic engagement with Hawai'i's culture and complex history. The essays, stories, artworks, maps, and tour itineraries in Detours create decolonial narratives in ways that will forever change how readers think about and move throughout Hawai'i.

Contributors. Hōkūlani K. Aikau, Malia Akutagawa, Adele Balderston, Kamanamaikalani Beamer, Ellen-Rae Cachola, Emily Cadiz, Iokepa Casumbal-Salazar, David A. Chang, Lianne Marie Leda Charlie, Greg Chun, Joy Lehuanani Enomoto, S. Joe Estores, Nicholas Kawelakai Farrant, Jessica Ka'ui Fu, Candace Fujikane, Linda H. L. Furuto, Sonny Ganaden, Cheryl Geslani, Vernadette Vicuña Gonzalez, Noelani Goodyear-Ka'ōpua, Tina Grandinetti, Craig Howes, Aurora Kagawa-Viviani, Noelle M. K. Y. Kahanu, Haley Kailiehu, Kyle Kajihiro, Halena Kapuni-Reynolds, Terrilee N. Kekoolani-Raymond, Kekuewa Kikiloi, William Kinney, Francesca Koethe, Karen K. Kosasa, N. Trisha Lagaso Goldberg, Kapulani Landgraf, Laura E. Lyons, David Uahikeaikalei'ohu Maile, Brandy Nālani McDougall, Davianna Pōmaika'i McGregor, Laurel Mei-Singh, P. Kalawai'a Moore, Summer Kaimalia Mullins-Ibrahim, Jordan Muratsuchi, Hanohano Naehu, Malia Nobrega-Olivera, Katrina-Ann R. Kapā'anaokalāokeola Nākoa Oliveira, Jamaica Heolimelekalani Osorio, No'eau Peralto, No'u Revilla, Kalaniua Ritte, Maya L. Kawailanaokeawaiki Saffery, Dean Itsuji Saranillio, Noenoe K. Silva, Ty P. Kāwika Tengan, Stephanie Nohelani Teves, Stan Tomita, Mehana Blaich Vaughan, Wendy Mapuana Waipā, Julie Warech
DISPATCHES FROM PLUTO

DISPATCHES FROM PLUTO

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In Dispatches from Pluto, adventure writer Richard Grant takes on "the most American place on Earth"--the enigmatic, beautiful, often derided Mississippi Delta.

Richard Grant and his girlfriend were living in a shoebox apartment in New York City when they decided on a whim to buy an old plantation house in the Mississippi Delta. Dispatches from Pluto--winner of the Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize--is their journey of discovery into this strange and wonderful American place. Imagine A Year In Provence with alligators and assassins, or Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil with hunting scenes and swamp-to-table dining.

On a remote, isolated strip of land, three miles beyond the tiny community of Pluto, Richard and his girlfriend, Mariah, embark on a new life. They learn to hunt, grow their own food, and fend off alligators, snakes, and varmints galore. They befriend an array of unforgettable local characters--blues legend T-Model Ford, cookbook maven Martha Foose, catfish farmers, eccentric millionaires, and the actor Morgan Freeman. Grant brings an adept, empathetic eye to the fascinating people he meets, capturing the rich, extraordinary culture of the Delta, while tracking its utterly bizarre and criminal extremes. Reporting from all angles as only an outsider can, Grant also delves deeply into the Delta's lingering racial tensions. He finds that de facto segregation continues. Yet even as he observes major structural problems, he encounters many close, loving, and interdependent relationships between black and white families--and good reasons for hope.

Dispatches from Pluto is a book as unique as the Delta itself. It's lively, entertaining, and funny, containing a travel writer's flair for in-depth reporting alongside insightful reflections on poverty, community, and race. It's also a love story, as the nomadic Grant learns to settle down. He falls not just for his girlfriend but for the beguiling place they now call home. Mississippi, Grant concludes, is the best-kept secret in America.

DK EYEWITNESS BACK ROADS IRELA

DK EYEWITNESS BACK ROADS IRELA

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Back Roads Ireland vacation driving tour guidebook reveals the secret gems and hidden delights that can only be discovered along the Emerald Isle's most scenic routes and back roads.

Twenty-five themed drives, each lasting one to five days, introduce travelers to the soul of Ireland -- from the golden beaches of Cork and the spectacular Sheep's Head peninsula to the bushy glens of classic Northern Ireland and spellbinding caverns of the lakelands. Along the way, these driving tours of Ireland highlight day trips and activities such as walks and hikes, bird-watching and beach strolls, islands and lighthouses, and children's attractions. Pass by ancient stone circles and megalithic tombs, Celtic crosses, medieval castles, and stately homes.

Practical information, such as road conditions, lengths of drives, and zip codes for GPS devices accompanies the complete itineraries and pull-out map, as do listings for the best-value hotels, intimate guesthouses, local produce-friendly restaurants, and cozy pubs. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Back Roads Ireland leads you to the most authentic and delightful experiences the country has to offer.

DK EYEWITNESS BARCELONA & CATA

DK EYEWITNESS BARCELONA & CATA

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Sun-worshipper, city goer or outdoor enthusiast? No matter your tribe, this is the perfect region for you.

Whether you want to enjoy Costa Brava's laidback lifestyle, marvel the truly iconic Sagrada Familia or hike the undulating landscape of long-extinct volcanoes, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Barecelona and Catalonia have to offer.

From gothic churches and centuries-old taverns to dizzying skyscrapers and ritzy cocktail bars, Catalonia is a constant contradiction. The natural landscape is just as varied: soaring mountain ranges preside over pristine wilderness and vineyard-cloaked hills taper into a seemingly endless stretch of coastline.

Our newly updated guide brings Barcelona and Catalonia to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography and our trademark illustrations.

You'll discover:

- our pick of the must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
- detailed maps and walks which make navigating the region easy
- easy-to-follow itineraries
- expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe
- color-coded chapters to every part of Barcelona and Catalonia, from Old town to beyond the centre, Eixample to Montjuïc
- our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go

Want the best of Barcelona in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Barcelona.

DK EYEWITNESS BRAZIL

DK EYEWITNESS BRAZIL

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Your journey starts here. Featuring DK's much-loved maps and illustrations, walks and information, plus all new, full-color photography, this 100% updated guide to Brazil brings you the best of this captivating country in a brand-new, lightweight format.

What's inside?
- full-color photography, hand-drawn illustrations, and maps throughout
- easy-to-follow walks, tours, and itineraries
- our pick of Brazil's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems
- insider tips and information when to visit, how to avoid the crowds, where to capture the perfect photo, and more
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay
- an area-by-area guide covering each corner of Brazil, from São Paulo to Salvador, Rio de Janeiro to the Amazon rainforest
- expert advice get ready, get around, and stay safe

Now in paperback and printed on quality lightweight paper, our Brazil travel guide has been redesigned with you, the traveller, in mind, so you can take it wherever you go.

Touring more of South America? Look out for our DK Eyewitness Travel Guides to Peru, Argentina, and Chile and Easter Island.

DK EYEWITNESS BUDAPEST

DK EYEWITNESS BUDAPEST

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Discover two cities for the price of one.

Whether you want to take a dip in mineral-rich thermal baths, step back in time on the cobbled streets of Castle Hill or enjoy cheap drinks in the city's ruin pubs, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Budapest has to offer.

Gazing at each other across the Danube, the city's two halves have their own distinct characters. While Buda is famous for its incredible medieval architecture, Pest is bursting at the seams with historic cafes and vibrant neighborhoods.

Our recently updated guide brings Budapest to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the city's iconic buildings and neighborhoods.

You'll discover:

- our pick of Budapest's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
- detailed maps and walks which make navigating the city easy
- easy-to-follow itineraries
- expert advice get ready, get around and stay safe
- color-coded chapters to every part of Budapest, from Gellért Hill and Tabán to Southern Pest, Belváros to Víziváros

Want the best of Budapest in your pocket? Try out DK Eyewitness Top 10 Budapest.

DK EYEWITNESS COSTA RICA

DK EYEWITNESS COSTA RICA

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Welcome to Costa Rica - unmatched in beauty and biodiversity

Whether you want to experience incredible wildlife, scuba dive in crystal-clear waters or savor a cup of world-famous coffee, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Costa Rica has to offer. Inside you'll find a detailed guide to the country's animals, terrain and flora as well as information on local conservation efforts.

Home to some of the world's happiest people, Costa Rica offers visitors the promise of Pura Vida. With sun-drenched beaches, lush valleys, abundant wildlife and countless opportunities for outdoor adventure, it's easy to see why Costa Rica is considered to be paradise.

Our regularly updated guide brings Costa Rica to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography, and our trademark illustrations.

You'll discover:

- our pick of Costa Rica's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems
- a detailed guide with information on animals, terrain, flora and conservation
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay
- detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy
- easy-to-follow itineraries
- expert advice get ready, get around, and stay safe
- color-coded chapters to every part of Costa Rica, from Guanacaste and the Northern Nicoya to the Caribbean, San José to the Southern Zone
- our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go.

Travelling through central America? Look out for our DK Eyewitness guides to Mexico, Cuba and the Caribbean.

DK EYEWITNESS DORDOGNE BORDEAU

DK EYEWITNESS DORDOGNE BORDEAU

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Slow down in southwest France.

Whether you want to tour the world-famous wine country of Gironde, hop in a canoe and drift along the Dordogne river or enjoy the sweeping sandy shores of Landes, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Dordogne, Bordeaux and the Southwest Coast have to offer.

A region for any season, southwest France is a land of stunning natural scenery and ancient townscapes. Amid its mountain peaks, languorous valleys and charming villages there is something for everyone to discover.

Our recently updated guide brings Dordogne, Bordeaux and the Southwest Coast to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the region's iconic buildings and neighborhoods.

You'll discover:

- our pick of Dordogne, Bordeaux and the Southwest Coast's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
- detailed maps and walks which make navigating the region easy
- easy-to-follow itineraries
- expert advice get ready, get around and stay safe
- color-coded chapters to every part of Dordogne, Bordeaux and the Southwest Coast, from Lot-et-Garonne to Landes, Pays Basque to Béarn

Touring the country? Try out DK Eyewitness France.

DK EYEWITNESS EUROPE

DK EYEWITNESS EUROPE

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Your journey starts here. Featuring DK's much-loved maps and illustrations, walks and information, plus all new, full-color photography, this 100% updated guide to Europe brings you the best of this diverse continent in a brand-new, lightweight format.

What's inside?

- full-color photography, hand-drawn illustrations, and maps throughout
- easy-to-follow walks and itineraries
- our pick of Europe's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems
- insider tips and information when to visit, how to avoid the crowds, where to capture the perfect photo, and more
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay
- a country-by-country guide covering each corner of Europe, from London to Lisbon, Paris to Prague
- expert advice get ready, get around, and stay safe

Now in paperback and printed on quality lightweight paper, our Europe travel guide has been redesigned with you, the traveller, in mind, so you can take it wherever you go.

Want to see more of Europe? Try our award-winning range of DK Eyewitness Travel Guides.

DK EYEWITNESS GRT BRITAIN

DK EYEWITNESS GRT BRITAIN

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Three unique nations interwoven into a rich cultural tapestry, this small island has huge character.

Whether you want to tour elegant stately homes, marvel prehistoric wonders or take a windswept walk along cliff-top paths, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Great Britain has to offer.

From the jagged peaks of the Scottish Highlands to the sweeping sands of the Jurassic coast, Great Britain boasts some of Europe's most spectacular scenery. Many centuries of civilisations are etched across this timeless landscape, now home to an array of exuberant cities, charming seaside towns and picturesque villages.

Our newly updated guide brings Great Britain to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography and our trademark illustrations.

You'll discover:

- our pick of Great Britain's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
- detailed maps and walks which make navigating the island easy
- easy-to-follow itineraries
- expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe
- color-coded chapters to every part of Great Britain, from London to Edinburgh, the Cotswolds to Cornwall
- our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go

Want the best of Great Britain in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 guides to Scotland, London and Cornwall.

DK EYEWITNESS IRELAND

DK EYEWITNESS IRELAND

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Small but spectacular, the Emerald Isle dazzles from coast to coast.

Whether you're seeking the surreal beauty of the Giant's Causeway, the historic halls of Trinity College, or the perfect pub to enjoy a pint of Guinness, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Ireland has to offer.

Beloved by Hollywood filmmakers, Ireland's dramatic beauty will no doubt be recognizable to visitors as the backdrop of Star Wars and Game of Thrones. The cities, meanwhile, beckon with the promise of cosy pubs and charming locals. And with Belfast and Dublin offering their own unique identities and rich histories, Ireland's two capitals are sure not to disappoint.

Our annually updated guide brings Ireland to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our trademark illustrations.

You'll discover:

- our pick of Ireland's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay
- detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy
- easy-to-follow itineraries
- expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe
- color-coded chapters to every part of Ireland, from Donegal to Dublin, Cork to Kilkenny
- our new lightweight format, so you can take your guide with you wherever you go

Planning a city break? Try our pocket-friendly Top 10 Dublin for top 10 lists to all things Dublin.

DK EYEWITNESS ITALY

DK EYEWITNESS ITALY

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Discover the Italian knack for la dolce vita.

Whether you want to explore the evocative ruins of an ancient empire, traverse Tuscany's vineyard-cloaked hills, or simply sip espresso and watch the world go by, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Italy has to offer.

From erupting volcanoes to magnificent coastal scenery, this breath-taking country is rich in natural beauty. And with more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than anywhere else on Earth, there is no better place to experience the glories of European art and architecture. Of course, Italy is not only a magnificent feast for the eyes; famous for some of the world's finest food and wine, the country's vibrant gastronomic traditions differ from one town to the next.

Our annually updated guide brings this captivating country to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our trademark illustrations.

You'll discover:

- our pick of Italy's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay
- detailed maps and walks make navigating the country easy
- easy-to-follow itineraries
- expert advice get ready, get around, and stay safe
- color-coded chapters to every part of Italy, from Venice and Rome, to Sicily and Sardinia
- our new lightweight format, so you can take your guide with you wherever you go

Planning a city break? Try our DK Eyewitness Rome or the pocket-friendly Top 10 Rome for top 10 lists to all things Rome.

DK EYEWITNESS MADRID

DK EYEWITNESS MADRID

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Welcome to Spain's cultural epicentre.

Whether you want to admire the elegance of the Palacio Real, contemplate the creations of Dali's bizarre genius or enjoy the nightlife in a city that never sleeps, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Madrid has to offer

Inspiration awaits around Madrid's every corner: Spain's greatest painters live on in the Golden Triangle of Art, the pavements tell a story of rich literary heritage and revelatory examples of Spanish cuisine are served at gastro markets and showpiece squares.

Our newly updated guide brings Madrid to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography, and our trademark illustrations.

You'll discover:

- our pick of the Madrid's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
- detailed maps and walks which make navigating the city easy
- easy-to-follow itineraries
- expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe
- color-coded chapters to every part of Madrid, from West Madrid to East Madrid, beyond the centre to day trips out of the city

Want the best of Madrid in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Madrid.

DK EYEWITNESS NAPLES & THE AMA

DK EYEWITNESS NAPLES & THE AMA

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Your journey starts here. Featuring DK's much-loved maps and illustrations, walks and information, plus all new, full-color photography, this 100% updated guide to Naples and the Amalfi Coast brings you the best of this Italian hot spot in a brand-new, lightweight format.

What's inside?

- full-color photography, hand-drawn illustrations, and maps throughout
- easy-to-follow walks, tours, and itineraries
- our pick of Naples and the Amalfi Coast's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems
- a sturdy, laminated pull-out city map with transport information and a metro map
- insider tips and information when to visit, how to avoid the crowds, where to capture the perfect photo, and more
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay
- an area-by-area guide covering each corner of Naples and the Amalfi Coast, from Castel Nuovo to Castel dell'Ovo, Posillipo to Pompeii
- expert advice get ready, get around, and stay safe

Now in paperback and printed on quality lightweight paper, our Naples and the Amalfi Coast travel guide has been redesigned with you, the traveller, in mind, so you can take it wherever you go.

Exploring more of Italy? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Italy. For those of you with less time or on a city break, look for our pocket-format Top 10 Naples and the Amalfi Coast for top 10 lists to all-things Naples.

DK EYEWITNESS NORTHERN SPAIN

DK EYEWITNESS NORTHERN SPAIN

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Your journey starts here. Featuring DK's much-loved maps and illustrations, walks and information, plus all new, full-color photography, this 100% updated guide to Northern Spain brings you the best of this stunning Spanish region in a brand-new, lightweight format.

What's inside?

- full-color photography, hand-drawn illustrations, and maps throughout
- easy-to-follow walks, tours, and itineraries
- our pick of Northern Spain's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems
- insider tips and information when to visit, how to avoid the crowds, where to capture the perfect photo, and more
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay
- an area-by-area guide covering each corner of Northern Spain, from Galicia to La Rioja, Cantabria to the Basque Country
- expert advice get ready, get around, and stay safe

Now in paperback and printed on quality lightweight paper, our Northern Spain travel guide has been redesigned with you, the traveller, in mind, so you can take it wherever you go.

Planning to see more of Spain? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guides to Spain, Madrid, Barcelona and Catalonia, and Seville and Andalucía.

DK EYEWITNESS SOUTH AFRICA

DK EYEWITNESS SOUTH AFRICA

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Discover South Africa - a country brimming with bucket-list experiences

Whether you're hoping to catch a glimpse of nature's most majestic animals, get an adrenaline fix scaling the heights of Table Mountain or simply soak up the summer sunshine with a glass of world-class wine, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that South Africa has to offer. Inside you'll find a detailed guide to the country's animals, terrain and flora as well as information on local conservation efforts.

From vibrant city life to abundant wildlife, rugged vistas to beautiful beaches, prehistoric paintings to cutting edge contemporary art, South Africa has it all. This vast and varied country offers so many travel possibilities that you won't be able to resist.

Our regularly updated guide brings South Africa to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography, and our trademark illustrations.

You'll discover:

- our pick of South Africa's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems
- a detailed guide with information on animals, terrain, flora and conservation
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay
- detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy
- easy-to-follow itineraries
- expert advice get ready, get around, and stay safe
- color-coded chapters to every part of South Africa, from Johannesburg to Cape Town, the Winelands to Kwazulu-Natal
- our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go

Want the best of Cape Town and the Winelands in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Cape Town and the Winelands for top 10 lists to all-things Cape Town.

DK EYEWITNESS SWEDEN

DK EYEWITNESS SWEDEN

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As inspiring and unforgettable as a midnight sun.

Whether you want to glimpse the spectacular Northern Lights, sample New Nordic cuisine in Stockholm's trendy restaurants or kayak across crystal-clear lakes, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Sweden has to offer.

With viking ruins, remote reindeer-inhabited landscapes, awe-inspiring coastal trails and kaleidoscopic skies, Sweden is an endless source of stirring sights and exhilarating experiences.

Our recently updated guide brings Sweden to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighborhoods.

You'll discover:

- our pick of Sweden's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems
- the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
- detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy
- easy-to-follow itineraries
- expert advice get ready, get around and stay safe
- color-coded chapters to every part of Sweden, from Northern Norland to Southern Götaland, Stockholm to Gothenburg

Want the best of Stockholm in your pocket? Try out DK Eyewitness Top 10 Stockholm.

DK EYEWITNESS TOP 10 GREEK ISL

DK EYEWITNESS TOP 10 GREEK ISL

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An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to the Greek Islands, packed with insider tips and ideas, color maps, top 10 lists, and a laminated pull-out map of all the major island groups - designed to help you see the very best of the Greek Islands.

Admire the golden mosaics at Néa Moní, a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as a fine example of Macedonian Renaissance architecture on the island of Chios, take a stroll along the cobblestoned streets of Corfu's Old Town, step back in time at the enormous Palace of Knossos on Crete or enjoy the sunset from an idyllic Santoríni beach. From Top 10 beaches and bays to Top 10 outdoor activities - discover the best of the Greek Islands with this easy-to-use travel guide.

Inside Top 10 Greek Islands:
- Nine easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week
- Top 10 lists showcase the best attractions in the Greek Islands, covering Corfu Old Town, Delos, the Temple of Aphaia and much more.
- Free laminated pull-out map of the Greek Islands, plus seven full-color area maps
- In-depth area guides explore the Greek Islands' most interesting neighborhoods, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing
- Color-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day
- Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful transport, visa and health information
- Color maps help you navigate with ease
- Covers The Ionians; the Cyclades; Crete; the Dodecanese; the Northeast Aegean Islands; the Sporádes and Évvia; the Argo-Saronic Islands

Staying for longer and looking for a more comprehensive guide to the Greek Islands? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide The Greek Islands.

DK EYEWITNESS TOP 10 MUNICH

DK EYEWITNESS TOP 10 MUNICH

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Prost! Immerse yourself in Munich's enchanting Baroque churches, magnificent royal residences, peaceful gardens, world-class museums and boisterous beer halls. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you'll find your way around Munich with absolute ease.

Our newly updated Top 10 travel guide breaks down the best of Munich into helpful lists of ten -- from our own selected highlights to the best museums, traditional taverns, places to eat, shops and festivals.

You'll discover:

- Nine easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day-trip, a weekend, or a week
- Detailed Top 10 lists of Munich's must-sees, including detailed descriptions of Marienplatz, Frauenkirche, Residenz, Pinakotheken, Englischer Garten, Deutsches Museum, Schloss Nymphenburg, Olympiapark, Oktoberfest and Neuschwanstein
- Munich's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, dining, and sightseeing
- Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including children's attractions, things to do for free and must-see experiences off the beaten track
- A laminated pull-out map of Munich, plus eight color area maps
- Street-smart advice get ready, get around, and stay safe
- A lightweight format perfect for your pocket or bag when you're on the move

DK Eyewitness Top 10s have been helping travelers to make the most of their breaks since 2002.

Looking for more on Munich's culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness Munich and the Bavarian Alps and DK Eyewitness Germany.

ENDURANCE ANNIV/E

ENDURANCE ANNIV/E

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Discover one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age: the harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole.
In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot. In January 1915, after battling its way through a thousand miles of pack ice and only a day's sail short of its destination, the Endurance became locked in an island of ice.
Thus began the legendary ordeal of Shackleton and his crew of twenty-seven men. When their ship was finally crushed between two ice floes, they attempted a near-impossible journey over 850 miles of the South Atlantic's heaviest seas to the closest outpost of civilization.
In Endurance, the definitive account of Ernest Shackleton's fateful trip, Alfred Lansing brilliantly narrates the harrowing and miraculous voyage that has defined heroism for the modern age.
EPIC BIKE RIDES OF THE WORLD

EPIC BIKE RIDES OF THE WORLD

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Discover 200 of the best places to ride a bike in this beautifully illustrated paperback. From family-friendly, sightseeing urban rides to epic adventures off the beaten track. Destinations range from France and Italy, for the world's great bike races, to the wilds of Mongolia and Patagonia. These journeys will inspire - whether you are an experienced cyclist or just getting started.

The book is organised by continent. In the Americas we join a family bikepacking trip in Ecuador; we pedal the Natchez Trace Parkway and stop at legendary music spots; we ride the Pacific Coast Highway in Oregon and California; go mountain biking in Moab and Canada; and explore the cities of Buenos Aires and New York by bicycle.

European rides include easy-going trips around Lake Constance, along the Danube and the Loire, and coast-to-coast routes; routes in Tuscany, Spain and Corsica; and professional journeys up Mt Ventoux and around the Tour of Flanders.

In Asia, we venture through Vietnam's valleys; complete the Mae Hong Son circuit in northern Thailand; cross the Indian Himalayas; and pedal through Bhutan. And in Australia and New Zealand we take in Tasmania and Queensland by mountain bike; cycle into Victoria's high country and around Adelaide on road bikes; and try some of New Zealand's celebrated cycle trails.

Each ride is illustrated with stunning photography and a map. A toolkit of practical details - where to start and finish, how to get there, where to stay and more - helps riders plan their own trips. There are also suggestions for three more similar rides around the world for each story. Each piece shows how cycling is a fantastic way to get to know a place, a people and their culture.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, gift and lifestyle books and stationery, as well as an award-winning website, magazines, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves, it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

FGT GETTING LOST

FGT GETTING LOST

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A stimulating exploration of wandering, being lost, and the uses of the unknown from the author of Recollections of My Nonexistence

Written as a series of autobiographical essays, A Field Guide to Getting Lost draws on emblematic moments and relationships in Rebecca Solnit's life to explore issues of uncertainty, trust, loss, memory, desire, and place. Solnit is interested in the stories we use to navigate our way through the world, and the places we traverse, from wilderness to cities, in finding ourselves, or losing ourselves. While deeply personal, her own stories link up to larger stories, from captivity narratives of early Americans to the use of the color blue in Renaissance painting, not to mention encounters with tortoises, monks, punk rockers, mountains, deserts, and the movie Vertigo. The result is a distinctive, stimulating voyage of discovery.

FINGER LAKES NEW YORK STATE REGIONAL MAP

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FODOR NEW YORK CITY 2020 31/E

FODOR NEW YORK CITY 2020 31/E

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Ready to experience New York City? The experts at Fodor's are here to help. Fodor's New York City 2020 travel guide is packed with customizable itineraries with top recommendations, detailed maps of New York City, and exclusive tips from locals. Whether you want to explore the High Line, see a Broadway show, or browse the Metropolitan Museum of Art, this user-friendly guidebook will help you plan it all out. Our local writers vet every recommendation to ensure that you not only make the most of your time, but that you also have all the most up-to-date and essential information you need to plan the perfect trip.

This new edition has been FULLY-REDESIGNED with a new layout and beautiful images for more intuitive travel planning!

Fodor's New York City 2020 includes: -AN ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE GUIDE that visually captures the top highlights of New York City.-SPECTACULAR COLOR PHOTOS AND FEATURES throughout, including special features on museums, food, and shopping.-INSPIRATIONAL "BEST OF" LISTS identify the best things to see, do, eat, drink, and more.-ITINERARIES for various trip lengths help you maximize your time. -DETAILED MAPS AND A FREE PULLOUT MAP help you plot your itinerary and navigate confidently. -EXPERT RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS offer options for every taste.-TRIP PLANNING TOOLS AND PRACTICAL TIPS include: guides to getting around, saving money and time, beating the crowds; and a calendar of festivals and events.-LOCAL INSIDER ADVICE tells you where to find under-the-radar gems, along with the best walking tours.-HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL OVERVIEWS add perspective and enrich your travels. -COVERS: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Times Square, Empire State Building, Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park, 9/11 Memorial & Museum, The High Line, and much more.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.

Planning to visit more of the northeast? Check out Fodor's Boston, Fodor's Philadelphia, Fodor's Washington DC, and Fodor's New England.

GEOGRAPHY OF BLISS

GEOGRAPHY OF BLISS

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Part travel memoir, part humor, and part twisted self-help guide, The Geography of Bliss takes the reader across the globe to investigate not what happiness is, but WHERE it is.

Are people in Switzerland happier because it is the most democratic country in the world? Do citizens of Qatar, awash in petrodollars, find joy in all that cash? Is the King of Bhutan a visionary for his initiative to calculate Gross National Happiness? Why is Asheville, North Carolina so damn happy?

In a unique mix of travel, psychology, science and humor, Eric Weiner answers those questions and many others, offering travelers of all moods some interesting new ideas for sunnier destinations and dispositions.

HARD WAY AROUND

HARD WAY AROUND

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In 1895 Joshua Slocum set sail from Gloucester, Massachusetts, in the Spray, a thirty-seven-foot sloop. More than three years later, he became the first man to circumnavigate the globe solo, and his account of that voyage, Sailing Alone Around the World, made him internationally famous. But scandal soon followed, and a decade later, with his finances failing, he set off alone once more--never to be seen again.

In this definitive portrait of an icon of adventure, Geoffrey Wolff describes, with authority and admiration, a life that would see hurricanes, shipwrecks, pirate attacks, cholera, smallpox, and no shortage of personal tragedy.

Harriman, Bear Mountain, Sterling Forest State Parks

Harriman, Bear Mountain, Sterling Forest State Parks

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- Waterproof - Tear-Resistant - Topographic Map

At over 46,000 acres, Harriman State Park is the second largest state park in New York and is located only 30 miles north of New York City. It is a haven for hikers with over 200 miles of trails, and water-sport enthusiasts flock to its three beaches and 31 lakes and reservoirs. On the northeastern edge, the park borders the 5,067-acre Bear Mountain State Park which offers a variety of year-round outdoor activities. Sterling Forest State Park borders Harriman on the southwest. This nearly 22,000-acre forest habitat is important to the survival of many resident and migratory species, including black bear, a variety of hawks and songbirds and many rare invertebrates and plants. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Harriman, Bear Mountain, and Sterling Forest State Parks provides unmatched detail of these parks to meet the needs of casual park visitors and avid adventurers alike. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, this map features key points of interest including Greenwood, Tuxedo, and Sterling lakes; Stony Point Battlefield and Fort Montgomery state historic sites; Hudson River; Haverstraw Bay; High Tor State Park; and Ramapo River.

The Appalachian Trail, Long Path Trail, and other national recreational trails wind through the region. Each trail is clearly indicated as is trail mileage, park and forest boundaries, parking areas, and access points. A handy trail chart will help you choose the right path for your use, whether hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, or biking. The map base includes contour lines and elevations for summits, passes and many lakes. Campers will appreciate the inclusion of RV dump stations, group campsites, shelters, restrooms, and more. Activities abound in the region and the location of scenic overlooks, lookout towers, downhill ski areas, boat rentals, fishing access points, and other points of interest make this map as highly functional as it is remarkably crafted.

Every Trails Illustrated map is printed on Backcountry Tough waterproof, tear-resistant paper. A full UTM grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation.

Other features found on this map include: Haverstraw, Kiryas Joel, Peekskill, Ramapo, Stony Point, West Haverstraw.

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  • IMPOSSIBLE 1ST

    IMPOSSIBLE 1ST

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    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    Colin O'Brady's awe-inspiring memoir spans his triumphant recovery from a tragic accident to his gripping 932-mile solo crossing of Antarctica.

    Prior to December 2018, no individual had ever crossed the landmass of Antarctica alone, without support and completely human powered. Yet, Colin O'Brady was determined to do just that, even if, ten years earlier, there was doubt that he'd ever walk again normally. From the depths of a tragic accident, he fought his way back. In a quest to unlock his potential and discover what was possible, he went on to set three mountaineering world records before turning to this historic Antarctic challenge.

    O'Brady's pursuit of a goal that had eluded many others was made even more intense by a head-to-head battle that emerged with British polar explorer Captain Louis Rudd--also striving to be "the first." Enduring Antarctica's sub-zero temperatures and pulling a sled that initially weighed 375 pounds--in complete isolation and through a succession of whiteouts, storms, and a series of near disasters--O'Brady persevered.

    Alone with his thoughts for nearly two months in the vastness of the frozen continent--gripped by fear and doubt--he reflected on his past, seeking courage and inspiration in the relationships and experiences that had shaped his life.

    Honest, deeply moving, filled with moments of vulnerability--and set against the backdrop of some of the most extreme environments on earth, from Mt. Everest to Antarctica--The Impossible First reveals how anyone can reject limits, overcome immense obstacles, and discover what matters most.

    IN PATAGONIA

    IN PATAGONIA

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    The masterpiece of travel writing that revolutionized the genre and made its author famous overnight

    An exhilarating look at a place that still retains the exotic mystery of a far-off, unseen land, Bruce Chatwin's exquisite account of his journey through Patagonia teems with evocative descriptions, remarkable bits of history, and unforgettable anecdotes. Fueled by an unmistakable lust for life and adventure and a singular gift for storytelling, Chatwin treks through "the uttermost part of the earth"--that stretch of land at the southern tip of South America, where bandits were once made welcome--in search of almost-forgotten legends, the descendants of Welsh immigrants, and the log cabin built by Butch Cassidy. An instant classic upon publication in 1977, In Patagonia is a masterpiece that has cast a long shadow upon the literary world.

    For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

    INTO THE WILD

    INTO THE WILD

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    In April 1992 a 24-year-old from the Washington, D.C., suburbs named Chris McCandless walked into the Alaska wilderness below Mt. McKinley with a small-caliber rifle and a 10-pound bag of rice. Four months later, his emaciated corpse was found at his campsite by a moose hunter. How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of "Into the Wild." Jon Krakauer constructs a clarifying prism through which he reassembles the disquieting facts of McCandless's short life. Admitting an interest that borders on obsession, he searches for the clues to the drives and desires that propelled McCandless. Digging deeply, he takes an inherently compelling mystery and unravels the larger riddles it holds: the profound pull of the American wilderness on our imagination; the allure of high-risk activities to young men of a certain cast of mind; the complex, charged bond between fathers and sons.
    INTO THIN AIR

    INTO THIN AIR

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    National Bestseller

    A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down." He was wrong. The storm, which claimed five lives and left countless more--including Krakauer's--in guilt-ridden disarray, would also provide the impetus for Into Thin Air, Krakauer's epic account of the May 1996 disaster.

    By writing Into Thin Air, Krakauer may have hoped to exorcise some of his own demons and lay to rest some of the painful questions that still surround the event. He takes great pains to provide a balanced picture of the people and events he witnessed and gives due credit to the tireless and dedicated Sherpas. He also avoids blasting easy targets such as Sandy Pittman, the wealthy socialite who brought an espresso maker along on the expedition. Krakauer's highly personal inquiry into the catastrophe provides a great deal of insight into what went wrong. But for Krakauer himself, further interviews and investigations only lead him to the conclusion that his perceived failures were directly responsible for a fellow climber's death. Clearly, Krakauer remains haunted by the disaster, and although he relates a number of incidents in which he acted selflessly and even heroically, he seems unable to view those instances objectively. In the end, despite his evenhanded and even generous assessment of others' actions, he reserves a full measure of vitriol for himself.

    This updated trade paperback edition of Into Thin Air includes an extensive new postscript that sheds fascinating light on the acrimonious debate that flared between Krakauer and Everest guide Anatoli Boukreev in the wake of the tragedy. "I have no doubt that Boukreev's intentions were good on summit day," writes Krakauer in the postscript, dated August 1999. "What disturbs me, though, was Boukreev's refusal to acknowledge the possibility that he made even a single poor decision. Never did he indicate that perhaps it wasn't the best choice to climb without gas or go down ahead of his clients." As usual, Krakauer supports his points with dogged research and a good dose of humility. But rather than continue the heated discourse that has raged since Into Thin Air's denouncement of guide Boukreev, Krakauer's tone is conciliatory; he points most of his criticism at G. Weston De Walt, who coauthored The Climb, Boukreev's version of events. And in a touching conclusion, Krakauer recounts his last conversation with the late Boukreev, in which the two weathered climbers agreed to disagree about certain points. Krakauer had great hopes to patch things up with Boukreev, but the Russian later died in an avalanche on another Himalayan peak, Annapurna I.

    In 1999, Krakauer received an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters--a prestigious prize intended "to honor writers of exceptional accomplishment." According to the Academy's citation, "Krakauer combines the tenacity and courage of the finest tradition of investigative journalism with the stylish subtlety and profound insight of the born writer. His account of an ascent of Mount Everest has led to a general reevaluation of climbing and of the commercialization of what was once a romantic, solitary sport; while his account of the life and death of Christopher McCandless, who died of starvation after challenging the Alaskan wilderness, delves even more deeply and disturbingly into the fascination of nature and the devastating effects of its lure on a young and curious mind."

    Lake George, Great Sacandaga: Adirondack Park

    Lake George, Great Sacandaga: Adirondack Park

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    - Waterproof - Tear-Resistant - Topographic Map

    National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Adirondack Park, Lake George / Great Sacandaga combines unmatched detail with helpful information to offer an invaluable tool for making the most of your visit to this scenic region. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies including the Adirondack Mountain Club, this map features key points of interest including Lake George, Hammond Pond, and Wilcox Lake wild forests; Great Sacandaga Lake; Moreau Lake State Park; Pharoah Lake and Hoffman Notch wilderness areas; and Lake Luzerne.

    This map can guide you off the beaten path and back again with miles of mapped trails complete with mileage between intersections. A trail chart with locations, mileage, and designated use will help you choose a trail that's right for your activity level, whether you're hiking, horseback riding, biking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, or snowmobiling. The map base includes contour lines and elevations for summits and many lakes. Some of the many recreation features noted include ski areas, boat launches, fishing and swimming areas, interpretive trails, campgrounds, and rock and ice climbing areas. A variety of helpful safety information is included as well.

    Every Trails Illustrated map is printed on Backcountry Tough waterproof, tear-resistant paper. A full UTM grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation.

    Other features found on this map include: Baldhead Mountain, Black Spruce Mountain, Brant Lake, Great Sacandaga Lake, Kayaderosseras Range, Lake George, Luzerne Mountains, Pharaoh Mountain, Sacandaga River, Saratoga Springs, Schroon Lake, Tongue Mountain Range, Wilton.

  • Map Scale = 1:75,000
  • Sheet Size = 25.5 x 37.75
  • Folded Size = 4.25 x 9.25
  • Lake Placid, High Peaks: Adirondack Park

    Lake Placid, High Peaks: Adirondack Park

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    - Waterproof - Tear-Resistant - Topographic Map

    The largest park in the contiguous United States, Adirondack Park is a diverse mountain landscape of protected boreal forests and pristine waterways interspersed with over one hundred towns and villages. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Adirondack Park combines unmatched detail with helpful information to offer an invaluable tool for making the most of your visit to this extraordinary region. Created in partnership with local land management agencies, this expertly researched map features key areas of interest including High Peaks Wilderness, Lake Placid, Sentinel Range Wilderness, Saranac Lakes Wild Forest, Lake Champlain, Giant Mountain Wilderness, Hurricane Mountain Wilderness, Split Rock Mountain Wild Forest, and Long Lake.

    An extensive High Peaks Trail Chart will help you choose a trail that's right for your activity level and recreation use whether you're hiking, horseback riding, biking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, or snowmobiling. Trails are clearly marked and include mileages between intersections. The map base includes contour lines and elevations for summits, passes and major lakes. Some of the many recreation features include: campgrounds, trailheads, fishing access, boat launch sites, and interpretive trails.

    Every Trails Illustrated map is printed on Backcountry Tough waterproof, tear-resistant paper. A full UTM grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation.

    Other features found on this map include: Adirondack Mountains, Algonquin Peak, Ampersand Mountain, Ausable River, Basin Mountain, Boundary Peak, Dix Mountain, Gothics, Gray Peak, Iroquois Peak, Little Marcy, MacIntyre Mountains, Mount Haystack, Mount Marcy, Mount Skylight, Otter Creek, Owls Head Mountain, Sentinel Range, Split Rock Mountain, Street Mountain, Tupper Lake, Upper Saranac Lake, Vanderwhacker Mountain.

  • Map Scale = 1:75,000
  • Sheet Size = 37.75 x 25.5
  • Folded Size = 4.25 x 9.25
  • LANDS OF LOST BORDERS

    LANDS OF LOST BORDERS

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    Lands of Lost Borders carried me up into a state of openness and excitement I haven't felt for years. It's a modern classic.--Pico Iyer

    A brilliant, fierce writer, and winner of the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize, makes her debut with this enthralling travelogue and memoir of her journey by bicycle along the Silk Road--an illuminating and thought-provoking fusion of The Places in Between, Lab Girl, and Wild that dares us to challenge the limits we place on ourselves and the natural world.

    As a teenager, Kate Harris realized that the career she craved--to be an explorer, equal parts swashbuckler and metaphysician--had gone extinct. From what she could tell of the world from small-town Ontario, the likes of Marco Polo and Magellan had mapped the whole earth; there was nothing left to be discovered. Looking beyond this planet, she decided to become a scientist and go to Mars.

    In between studying at Oxford and MIT, Harris set off by bicycle down the fabled Silk Road with her childhood friend Mel. Pedaling mile upon mile in some of the remotest places on earth, she realized that an explorer, in any day and age, is the kind of person who refuses to live between the lines. Forget charting maps, naming peaks: what she yearned for was the feeling of soaring completely out of bounds. The farther she traveled, the closer she came to a world as wild as she felt within.

    Lands of Lost Borders, winner of the 2018 Banff Adventure Travel Award and a 2018 Nautilus Award, is the chronicle of Harris's odyssey and an exploration of the importance of breaking the boundaries we set ourselves; an examination of the stories borders tell, and the restrictions they place on nature and humanity; and a meditation on the existential need to explore--the essential longing to discover what in the universe we are doing here.

    Like Rebecca Solnit and Pico Iyer, Kate Harris offers a travel account at once exuberant and reflective, wry and rapturous. Lands of Lost Borders explores the nature of limits and the wildness of the self that can never fully be mapped. Weaving adventure and philosophy with the history of science and exploration, Lands of Lost Borders celebrates our connection as humans to the natural world, and ultimately to each other--a belonging that transcends any fences or stories that may divide us.

    LOG FROM THE SEA OF CORTEZ REV

    LOG FROM THE SEA OF CORTEZ REV

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    In 1940, Steinbeck and biologist Edward F. Ricketts ventured aboard the "Western Flyer," a sardine boat out of Monterey, California, on a 4,000-mile voyage around the Baja peninsula into the Sea of Cortez. This exciting, day-by-day account of their expedition wonderfully combines science, philosophy, and high-spirited adventure, and provides a much fuller picture of Steinbeck - and his beliefs about man and the world - than any of his fictional works.

    This edition includes a critical introduction that places the "Log" within the context of Steinbeck's life and work, as well as Steinbeck's delightful profile "About Ed Ricketts."