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Prague and the Czech Republic, 2nd Edition
Prague and the Czech Republic, 2nd Edition
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This guide to beautiful Prague and the Czech Republic is chock full of attractive new features to make your trip uniquely memorable: Insider tips from National Geographic and local experts reveal favorite little-known sites and events. Capturing Prague's enchantment —its lavish palaces and baroque churches, street musicians and Old World cafés —and the beauty of the Czech Republic's countryside, the National Geographic Traveler: Prague & the Czech Republic is the perfect travel companion.


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Athens and the Islands
Athens and the Islands
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From Old Athens to the city's modern suburbs, from Crete to the Dodecanese and Ionian islands, National Geographic Traveler: Athens & the Island guides you to the better-and lesser-known sights of this Mediterranean hotspot. In between, you'll discover the secrets behind some of the archaeological treasures of one of the world's oldest cities, not to mention the city's trendiest nightspots, as well as secluded beaches and island towns not far from the mainland.


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Greece, 4th Edition
Greece, 4th Edition
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Explore the best sites in Greece—from the Acropolis and ancient Delphi to Athens' newest neighborhoods and Santorini sunsets—with this gorgeous guide, replete with updated information and travel tips, cut-away illustrations of some of the country's famous structures, an array of detailed maps, and sumptuous photographs. Broken into chapters by cities and areas (including Athens, the Peloponnese, Macedonia and the North, and both the popular and lesser-known islands), it also features a fascinating introduction to Greek history and culture. Special in-depth sidebars discuss Greek drama, the Olympic Games, and the Battle of Crete. Learn where to take a Greek language course, learn to cook Greek food on Crete, volunteer with the Hellenic Ornithological Society, meet winemakers, participate in a marble sculpture workshop on Tinos, make a tapestry weaving, collect mushrooms in the Pindos Mountains, and much more. Guided tours include a walk in Rhodes' Old Town, a boat trip around Mount Athos, and a drive in northern Evvoia. An extensive travel planner details practicalities, including where to find the best tavernas and the finest gold jewelry.


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Greece, 3rd Edition
Greece, 3rd Edition
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Greece charms its guests with breathtaking islands, sumptuous cuisine, and spectacular ruins. See where to find the best tavernas, finest gold jewelry, and marble sculpture workshops.


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Costa Rica, 4th Edition
Costa Rica, 4th Edition
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Award-winning author and Costa Rica expert Christopher Baker guides you through this incredibly varied and alluring country, one of Central America's premier ecotourist destinations. Illustrated with 120 vivid photographs and 20 full-color maps, the book starts with a detailed introduction to the country's history and culture, including a section on its unique flora and fauna. You are then guided through each of the country's regions: the capital city of San Jose, the lush Central Highlands, Guanacaste and its volcanoes, sea-fringed Nicoya, the Central Pacific, Zona Sur, the South Central and its cloud forests, the Northern Lowlands, and the Caribbean.


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Great Britain, 3rd Edition
Great Britain, 3rd Edition
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The allure of Great Britain's natural beauty, famously refined culture, and storied history has long held sway over visitors. The country is the number one destination for Americans traveling to Europe. Annually, more than 4,000,000 tourists cross the Atlantic to enjoy the island's myriad charms, including the rolling moors of Devon and Yorkshire, some of the world's finest museums, dining, and theater in the fabled streets of London. Travelers are able to soak in the rich history and stunning scenery of Scotland's islands and highlands, as well as the stately aristocratic mansions and castles that dot the countryside. Illustrated with more than 150 vivid photographs and 30 detailed, full-color maps, National Geographic Traveler: Great Britain, 3rd Edition brings you everything you need to know to plan a trip to this most enticing of regions.


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Thailand, 3rd Edition
Thailand, 3rd Edition
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Thailand offers exotic escapes—a princess's house on stilts, parks alive with monkeys and elephants, and Buddhist monks meditating in temples.


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Naples and Southern Italy, 2nd edition
Naples and Southern Italy, 2nd edition
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Birthplace of pizza and a treasure-trove of museums, art galleries, and medieval palaces, Naples is the centerpiece of National Geographic's Traveler guide to southern Italy. The book points you to the city's best spots, then heads to Pompeii and Herculaneium, the Amalfi Coast, and fabled Capri and other offshore islands. Also on the itinerary are Puglia, filled with unusual trulli, Basilicata, Campania, and Calabria, along with excursions to Sicily and Sardinia—two fascinating islands whose rich art, culture, language, and history are fiercely separate from those of the mainland.


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Australia, 4th Edition
Australia, 4th Edition
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The popular National Geographic Traveler: Australia, in its 4th edition, provides the enticement and tools for an amazing travel experience in one of the sparkling jewels of the Southern Hemisphere. Australia offers visitors an extraordinary blend of gorgeous beaches, dramatic Outback vistas, unique animal and plant life, and glittering cosmopolitan cities. Readers roam throughout this sun-drenched land, including cosmopolitan Sydney, the gold-mining towns in the far west, the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef, and the remote rivers of Tasmania. Embark on a kangaroo (photo) safari, swim with minke whales, and go wine-tasting at some of the world's most famous wineries.


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Argentina
Argentina
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The all-new National Geographic Traveler: Argentina begins in the exciting and affordable capital of Buenos Aires and travels to every province, from the Inca-influenced realm of the northwest to the ice-chilled tip of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego in the south. Drives include the amazing landscapes of the Cafayete-Cachi Loop in Salta Province and the spectacular Sierras del Cordoba. The book is peppered with ideas for getting behind the scenes, including studying Spanish, celebrating the tango, and wine-tasting in some of the world's most beautiful wineries.


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Ireland, 4th Edition
Ireland, 4th Edition
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On every page of National Geographic Traveler: Ireland, you'll find in-depth information on Ireland's rich history and culture, along with helpful hints on how to get around and how best to visit each site. Illustrated with 170 beautiful color photographs and two dozen maps, the guide also showcases several 3-D drawings that detail the intricate architectural features of Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin and the myriad plants found in the Burren heath. Insider tips from National Geographic and local experts point out favorite or little-known sites and events, and dozens of sidebars highlight experiences that allow the visitor to truly get inside the local culture, such as learning traditional dance in Galway, taking Irish language classes in Ennis, or volunteering to help restore the country's native boglands.


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Germany, 3rd Edition
Germany, 3rd Edition
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National Geographic Traveler: Germany, 3rd Edition, presents today's Germany region by region, from Munich's famous beer halls and fairy-tale Bavarian castles to the vibrant hub that is 21st-century Berlin, the Rhine Valley's medieval towns, and picturesque vineyards along the Romantic Road. Exciting experiences include touring underground Berlin, windsurfing off the northern Baltic coast, learning how to brew beer in Bavaria, and exploring a breathtaking corner of the Black Forest.


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Piedmont and Northwest Italy, with Turin and the Alps
Piedmont and Northwest Italy, with Turin and the Alps
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From the beautiful baroque city of Turin to the lush Piedmont region to the fabled Valle d'Aosta, this book will guide you through the history and sights of one of Italy's most lovely areas.


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National Geographic London Book of Lists
National Geographic London Book of Lists
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An eclectic and hugely entertaining illustrated compendium of more than 120 lists of London life, culture, and history, from its ancient Roman origins to the present day. This fun and easy-to-dip-into book is annotated with quotes, sidebars containing compelling facts and figures, snippets from diaries and other first-hand sources, old National Geographic magazine excerpts, and much more. Perfect for Anglophiles of all types.


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Taiwan, 3rd edition
Taiwan, 3rd edition
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Arranged in regional chapters, this comprehensive guide covers Taiwan in fascinating detail—from Taipei, where traditional night markets and Taoist temples contrast a 21st-century skyline (the world's tallest building is here), to stunning Taroko Gorge, a marble canyon etched with hiking trails, to gorgeous beaches lapped by turquoise waters, and aboard the alpine railway to the top of 10,000-foot Alishan, a mystical realm above the clouds offering fabulous scenery and sublime relaxation.


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Morocco
Morocco
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The relaunched National Geographic Traveler guidebooks are in tune with the growing trend toward experiential travel, providing more insider tips and expert advice for a more authentic, cultural experience of each destination. These books serve discerning, curious travelers and supply information and interpretation not available on the Internet.


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St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg
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This Traveler guide brings you the best of St. Petersburg, the enchanted, canal-crossed gem built by Peter the Great. Having survived three revolutions and three name changes, the city still lives on gloriously. The guide reviews St. Petersburg's remarkable history, illuminating the city's love affair with history, architecture, ballet, and painting. You'll find directions to and descriptions of all the main sites—the formidable SS. Peter and Paul Fortress; the famed Hermitage Museum, housed in a series of historic buildings including the baroque Winter Palace; Palace Square; St. Isaac's Cathedral; Nevsky Prospekt—along with such lesser known attractions as the Church of Spilled Blood, Peter the Great's cabin, and the fascinating Museum of Musical Instruments.


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Brazil
Brazil
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As host of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games, Brazil is poised to welcome thousands of visitors in the coming years. The world is open for travel and people are looking for new ways to experience a destination. The acclaimed National Geographic Traveler series offers just that. Each guide presents the place in full, beginning with an overview to help develop a game plan. Popular features include insider tips from National Geographic experts; not-to-be-missed lists; experiential sidebars; sections on contemporary life, history, and culture; special excursions; handy maps; and a hefty Travelwise selection with handpicked hotels and restaurants. This beautiful guide makes Brazil accessible to every traveler.


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New York, 4th Edition
New York, 4th Edition
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The updated and revised National Geographic Traveler: New York gives you every tool you need to plan a trip to this incredibly varied and vibrant city. From exploring Manhattan's most innovative and greenest buildings, to the best chance for a U2 sighting at soul food restaurants in Harlem, to trendy and fashionable TriBeCa, to a splashy new feature on bohemian-chic Chelsea and the High Line, to the Empire State Building, the Museum of Modern Art in midtown Manhattan, and getting around on CitiBike, National Geographic guides you to the best known sights, and lesser known ones as well.


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Dominican Republic, 2nd edition
Dominican Republic, 2nd edition
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Splendid resorts, aqua waters, sandy beaches, and evenings filled with merengue and dark rum: The Dominican Republic boasts all the ingredients for a relaxing vacation. But there is much to discover as well, with tropical rain forests, mangrove swamps, vast desert expanses, and a mountainous interior. An amazing array of opportunities for ecotourism and adventure travel are available throughout this beautiful natural realm. From the bustling, historic capital city of Santo Domingo to the wildlife-rich Lago Enriquillo, from the underdeveloped Semana Peninsula famous for whale-watching to the remote beaches and sugar plantations in the southeast, the guide provides everything you need to make the most of your trip.


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Vietnam, 3rd Edition
Vietnam, 3rd Edition
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In this completely updated and revised guide to Vietnam, James Sullivan's enthusiasm for his adopted country is clear in his coverage of all of its major sites, along with some lesser known surprises as well. The book begins in the ancient capital of Hanoi and explores surrounding areas like fabled Ha Long Bay and hilltribe villages tucked away in the jungle-covered mountains, North-Central Vietnam and its tunnels related to the Vietnam War, the ancient cities of Hue and Hoi An, the Southern Central Highlands featuring wildlife-filled Cat Tien National Park, bustling Ho Chi Minh City, and the vast Mekong Delta. Several features delve deeper into Vietnam's history and culture, including discussions on the hilltribes and the life of the boatpeople in the Mekong Delta. Self-guided walks and drives take you through Hanoi's picturesque Old Quarter and along the cliffside beauty between Hue and Danang. You'll find lists of not-to-be-missed sites and experiential sidebars that guide you through getting to know Vietnam more intimately, including where to see water puppets, train trips to Trai Mat, and the new "in" beaches to visit. A hefty Travelwise section offers hand-picked hotels and restaurants.


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Argentina, 2nd Edition
Argentina, 2nd Edition
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Aimed at active travelers who want authentic, enriching, cultural experiences and expert advice from a trustworthy source, National Geographic Travelers provide ways for people to experience a place rather than just visit, and give the true feel of each destination not easily found online.


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Panama, 3rd Edition
Panama, 3rd Edition
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A small-scale country on the surface, Panama is a Central American giant and gem just awakening to its vast potential. Esteemed travel writer Christopher Baker takes the reader on a journey to this fascinating place in this fully updated edition of National Geographic Traveler: Panama. Beginning in the cosmopolitan, steamy capital of Panama City, you move on to the Canal Zone and the central Caribbean, with world-class birding and rafting; Kuna Yala, administrated anonymously by indigenous Kuna people; the Darien, a biological Eden; and Central Panama, blessed with fine beaches, mountains, pre-Columbian sites, and important colonial architecture. Among the guide's special features are mapped walking and driving tours, including a walk around Panama City's Casco Antiguo and a drive across the Continental Divide, and special two-page entries on topics such as the Panama Canal and parrots and macaws.


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South Africa, 2nd Edition
South Africa, 2nd Edition
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From vibrant, beautiful Cape Town to the flower-bedecked Namaqualand plains, from history-filled Johannesburg to the wildlife-dotted lands of Kruger National Park, this guide covers all the best-known sights of South Africa, and lesser-known ones as well. South Africa's rich cultural, historical, and contemporary highlights are featured prominently, such as treasure wrecks off its wave-thrashed shores, glorious seafood, and the "big five" animals that every safari-goer hopes to see. Experiential sidebars abound, such as how to consult a sangoma (a practitioner of traditional medicine) or help build houses in Namaqualand. The book guides visitors on interesting excursions including a drive through winelands, a "history walk to freedom" in Cape Town, and a walk in the Bush.


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Rome, 3rd Edition
Rome, 3rd Edition
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Rome is captivating. This guide will lead you through its history and into its exciting present, with information ranging from emperors and archaeological digs to culinary classes and street cafés.


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Rome, 4th Edition
Rome, 4th Edition
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From the beautiful Spanish Steps to the heights of Palatine Hill, Rome experts Sari Gilbert and Michael Brouse guide you through this historic and vibrant city. Illustrated with more than 120 vivid photographs and more than 20 detailed, full-color maps, the 4th edition of National Geographic Traveler: Rome gives you every tool you need to plan a trip to this fascinating city. Starting with an introduction to Rome's storied history and culture, the book then explores each of the city's regions, covering every corner of town in detail. Sites covered include the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Arch of Constantine, the Roman and Imperial Forums, the Trevi Fountain, and the sublime ceiling of the Vatican Museums' Sistine Chapel. These, the many amazing museums that dot the city, and more are covered in lively detail.


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4th Edition, Greece Guidebook
4th Edition, Greece Guidebook
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Explore the best sites in Greece—from the Acropolis and ancient Delphi to Athens' newest neighborhoods and Santorini sunsets—with this gorgeous guide, replete with updated information and travel tips, cut-away illustrations of some of the country's famous structures, an array of detailed maps, and sumptuous photographs. Broken into chapters by cities and areas (including Athens, the Peloponnese, Macedonia and the North, and both the popular and lesser-known islands), it also features a fascinating introduction to Greek history and culture. Special in-depth sidebars discuss Greek drama, the Olympic Games, and the Battle of Crete. Learn where to take a Greek language course, learn to cook Greek food on Crete, volunteer with the Hellenic Ornithological Society, meet winemakers, participate in a marble sculpture workshop on Tinos, make a tapestry weaving, collect mushrooms in the Pindos Mountains, and much more. Guided tours include a walk in Rhodes' Old Town, a boat trip around Mount Athos, and a drive in northern Evvoia. An extensive travel planner details practicalities, including where to find the best tavernas and the finest gold jewelry.


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France, 4th Edition
France, 4th Edition
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Beginning in Paris and delving into the farthest reaches of the provinces, the completely revised and updated National Geographic Traveler: France guides you through the country's best sights, and lesser known ones as well. Veteran travel writer Rosemary Bailey provides the ins and outs of old-time favorites, including the Loire Valley and Normandy's battlefields, but also makes sure you won't miss picturesque Saint-Cirq-Lapopie tucked away in the Dordogne Valley or tiny Mirepoix in the Pyrenees. Among the guide's many special features are mapped walking and driving tours—including a walk in Paris's Latin Quarter and a drive along the enchanting Indre River—and special two-page entries on topics such as café life, monasteries, and Breton customs.


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