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Books About Travel Experiences

 

World's Best Travel Experiences
World's Best Travel Experiences
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travel Best Sellers

In the spirit of top-selling Journeys of a Lifetime series and National Geographic Traveler's acclaimed "Places of a Lifetime," this lavish, evocative travel gift book spans the globe to offer intructions to the world's most transformative places, from Thailand's Chiang Mai to Australia's Uluru monolith to California's Channel Islands.


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Four Seasons of Travel
Four Seasons of Travel
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Four Seasons of Travel brings to life hundreds of the world's most alluring locations and activities—and tells you exactly when and how to best experience them.


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Food Journeys of a Lifetime
Food Journeys of a Lifetime
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travel Best Sellers

Few experiences are as satisfying as a chance to explore the world's great culinary traditions and landmarks—and here, in the latest title of our popular series of illustrated travel gift books, you'll find a fabulous itinerary of foods, dishes, markets, and restaurants worth traveling far and wide to savor.


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Drives of a Lifetime
Drives of a Lifetime
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travel Best Sellers

Both a practical guide and an inspiring travel gift book, Drives of a Lifetime highlights 400 of the world's best car trips. The eclectic list takes readers across stunning natural landscapes of mountain, coastline, glen, and dale; into charming towns and out-of-the-way hamlets; to palatial estates, lovely gardens, and intriguing historic sites; and through bustling, thriving cities all over the world map. From America's scenic byways to the side lanes of Tuscany and the rugged dirt roads of Australia's outback—and hundreds of inviting routes in between—Drives of a Lifetime shows off the highlights of each area and tells readers exactly how to make the drive themselves. Since roads trips are a beloved cultural touchstone for Americans of every generation, Drives of a Lifetime will capture a huge and diverse audience.


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Sicilian Odyssey
Sicilian Odyssey
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Travelogues and Memoirs

A blending of art and cultural criticism, travel writing, and personal narrative, Sicilian Odyssey is Francine Prose's imaginative consideration of the diverse cultural legacies found juxtaposed and entangled on the Mediterranean island of Sicily. She writes of the intensity of Sicily, the "commitment to the extreme," where the history is more colorful, the sun hotter, the cooking earthier, the violence more horrific, the carnival more raucous, the politics more Byzantine than other places on Earth, and how much the island can teach us about the triumph of beauty over violence and life over death.


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Windows of the Soul
Windows of the Soul
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/Culture and Religion

Recounted in gripping words and unforgettable images, Alexandra Avakian's remarkable experiences traveling and working in the Muslim world will draw readers in, introducing them to friends and terrorists, leaders and thieves and everyday people.


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Cultures on the Edge
Cultures on the Edge
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/Culture and Religion

Cultures on the Edge presents the photographic experience of Chris Rainier, National Geographic Society Fellow and cultural photographer, who has spent more than 30 years traveling the world in search of traditional cultures and natural wildernesses. From his experiences as Ansel Adams’ last photographic assistant, to being a photographer covering conflict and war, to a life’s mission to document the plane'ts vanishing cultures and wildernesses, Rainier has created a powerful and comprehensive documentary of cultures living on the edge of the powerful changes unfolding in the 21st century.


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