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Vienna
Vienna
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From Vienna's old town to the outer districts, from the city's charming, eclectic neighborhoods to Danube Island, National Geographic Traveler: Vienna guides you to the better- and lesser-known sights of one of Europe's most popular cities. In between, you'll discover the cultural and natural treasures Vienna has to offer—including its palaces and architectural gems, local markets and events, and the beautiful parks and gardens throughout the city.


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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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Barcelona, 3rd Edition
Barcelona, 3rd Edition
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Barcelona is unique in its architecture and art, from Gothic to Gaudi and Picasso to Miro. Don't miss flamenco classes!


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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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South Africa
South Africa
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Africa

South Africa offers vibrant cities and wildlife wonders. Our exciting new title in the Traveler series covers everything—from Cape Town to Johannesburg to seeing the "big five" on safari.


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Provence and the Cote d'Azur, 2nd Edition
Provence and the Cote d'Azur, 2nd Edition
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National Geographic brings a century of incomparable travel expertise to this extraordinary series of world tours. These information-packed guides offer savvy advice and the in-depth information that sophisticated travelers demand. Each guide features detailed background and site descriptions, mapped walking and driving tours, and full-service sidebars with fascinating vignettes on history, culture, and contemporary life. There's also a 60-page directory of visitor information, including notable hotels and restaurants, entertainment, and shopping. And foldout end flaps, printed with maps and quick reference information, serve as handy bookmarks.


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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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France, 3rd Edition
France, 3rd Edition
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Beginning in Paris and delving into the farthest reaches of the provinces, National Geographic Traveler: France guides you to the country's best sights, and lesser known ones as well. Veteran travel writer Rosemary Bailey provides the ins and outs of oldtime favorites, including the Loire Valley, Mont Saint-Michel, and Normandy's battlefields, but she also makes sure you won't miss picturesque Saint-Cirq-Lapopie tucked away in the Dordogne Valley, the charming, vine-striped Var region of Provence, and tiny Mirepoix in the Pyrennes, celebrated for the beautiful half-timbered arcading of its main square, to name a few. Among the many special features of the travel guide are mapped walking and driving tours, including a walk in Paris's Latin Quarter, a drive along the magnificent Gorges du Tarn, and a drive along the enchanting Indre River; and two-page write-ups that take an in-depth look at cafe life, while other write-ups explore monasteries and Breton customs.


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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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New Zealand, 2nd Edition
New Zealand, 2nd Edition
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From the heart of Auckland and Christchurch to the lakes around Queenstown; from the fjords of Milford Sound to towering Mt. Cook on the South Island; and from the beautiful Bay of Islands to the bubbling sulfur springs of Rotorua in the North, this guide gives you every tool you need to plan a trip to this unique land on the other side of the world. Australian native and frequent Kiwi visitor Peter Turner escorts you through the incredibly varied land- and cityscapes that are today's New Zealand. Starting with a detailed introduction to the country's history, food, land, and culture, the book explores every corner of New Zealand, starting with Auckland, the bustling cosmopolitan jewel in the North. Turner takes readers down the islands to such magical places as Kiakoura, where you can swim with wild dolphins; stately Wellington, the proud and lively capital; Westland National Park, with its incredible gleaming glaciers; and charming Christchurch, whose gardens and parks give it a distinctly British feel. Special sidebars describe such topics as the Maori, the national obsession of rugby, and the many adventure activities (like bungee jumping, which originated outside Queenstown) that people often associate with the country.


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Panama, 2nd edition
Panama, 2nd edition
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Panama, the Traveler guide, takes the visitor beyond the famous canal to the Darien, a biological Eden teeming with wildlife, to the homelands of indigenous cultures that predate the conquistadores to Bocas del Toro, synonymous with a funky lifestyle to the steamy cosmopolitan capital, Panama City.


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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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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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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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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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Germany, 4th Edition
Germany, 4th Edition
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This newly revised and updated guide tells you everything you need to know about visiting Germany. Covering the entire country region by region, the guide begins in the youthful capital of Berlin and proceeds to Mecklenburg, Hamburg, Niedersachsen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Hessen, Thuringe, Sachsen, northern Bavaria, Munich and the Alps, and finally Baden-Wurtemberg. Captivating narratives describe the best sites to visit, including lesser-known ones, complete with detailed background descriptions and how best to tour each one. Among the special features are self-guided walking and driving tours—stroll along the streets of ever-changing Berlin, for instance, or through a breathtaking corner of the Black Forest.


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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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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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Hong Kong, 3rd Edition
Hong Kong, 3rd Edition
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Hong Kong is presented exquisitely with its gleaming skyscrapers and teeming streets. Find out where to drink tea and take lessons in feng shui and kung fu and more!


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Vietnam, 2nd Edition
Vietnam, 2nd Edition
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National Geographic Traveler: Vietnam, 2nd Edition covers all the major sights, from the lovely parks and lakes of Hanoi to the magnificent Ha Long Bay and hill-tribe villages tucked away in jungle-covered mountains. The guide visits all major sites, and lesser known ones as well, including the DMZ, Nguyen tombs, the ancient village of Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, and Cat Tien, where Jayan rhinoceros, Siamese crocodiles, and many different types of monkeys reside. Go to a water puppet show, take a cooking class in Hoi An, and learn about Hue's fabulous garden homes.


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Cambodia
Cambodia
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National Geographic Traveler: Cambodia is another new great bargain Traveler destination. The book explores each of the country's regions, including the scenic and remote eastern province of Mondulkiri, and the white-sand beaches fronting the Gulf of Thailand around Sihanoukville. Journey through the rejuvenated colonial streets of Phnom Penh and the glorious temple ruins at Angkor Wat. Read about the famous freshwater Irrawady dolphins and the floating villages of Chong Kneas. Ride a tuk-tuk, learn Khmer karaoke, or go elephant trekking.


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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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Barcelona, 4th Edition
Barcelona, 4th Edition
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Celebrating Barcelona's stronghold on architecture and art, this completely updated and revised guide to the city makes sure you don't miss a thing—the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro. Special features include 3-D drawings like one of the fabulous Sagrada Familia Cathedral, and guided tours such as a walk through Roman Barcelona and a drive through the Mediterranean-lapped Costa Brava, as well as in-depth sidebars that detail such topics as Barcelona's Jewish community, the city's markets, and what life as a local medieval monk was like. Special features are sprinkled throughout on such helpful topics as securing tickets to a bullfight, learning to windsurf on Barcelona's beaches, the ritual of spring onion barbeques, where to take Catalan or flamenco classes, and taking a suisso. Insider Tips from National Geographic and local experts show you where the locals go. A hefty Travelwise section details how to get there and how to get around, with author-picked hotels and restaurants.


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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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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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Florence and Tuscany, 2nd Edition
Florence and Tuscany, 2nd Edition
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From the Etruscans to the Romans to the Renaissance, Tuscany may quite possibly be the greatest repository of art in the world. This vast Italian countryside is known the world over for its culture, romantic rolling hillsides, and vineyards, as well as its most most famous city, Florence. Few places in the world can rival Florence for its rich history and beauty. Visitors will be enchanted by its cathedrals, Renaissance architecture, and exquisite works of art including Michelangelo's famous statue, "David." Join National Geographic on a journey to this glorious destination, and experience La Dolce Vita for yourself.


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Japan, 4th Edition
Japan, 4th Edition
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Nicholas Bornoff describes the best ways to tackle Tokyo and other must-see sites in Japan such as Mount Fuji, imperial Kyoto, historical Nagasaki, Hokkaido and its national parks, and dozens of other major and lesser-known places. In-depth features discuss the fascinating contrasts between Japan's modern, cutting-edge technological facade and its ancient core. The guide highlights traditions such as Kodo drumming, the exquisite beauty of garden design, and the spirits and demons that animate Noh and kabuki theater. Numerous city walking tours, a hike through feudal Hagi, and a stunning array of photos and artwork complement this exciting insider's guide.


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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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