Our popular series combines inspiring travel ideas and practical info with rich photography. This gift set inclues all four titles, Journeys of a Lifetime, Sacred Journeys of a Lifetime, Food Journeys of a Lifetime, and Drives of a Lifetime.
Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's travel writers, Journeys of a Lifetime spans the globe to highlight the best of the world's most famous and lesser known sojourns. You'll find scores of creative ideas: trekking the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, mountain biking in Transylvania, driving through the scenic highlands of Scotland, rolling through the outback on Australia's famous Ghan train, and dozens of other intriguing options all over the world.
The inspirational Sacred Journeys of a Lifetime showcases 500 of the world's most powerful and spiritual placesand guides modern-day travelers to and around them. From prehistoric burial chambers to modern monuments and sanctuaries, each site's history, lore, and appeal is evocatively detailed.
In Food Journeys of a Lifetime, the third in our series, you'll find a fabulous itinerary of foods, dishes, markets, and restaurants worth traveling far and wide to savor. On the menu is the best of the best from all over the globe: Tokyo's freshest sushi; the spiciest Creole favorites in New Orleans; the finest vintages of the great French wineries; the juiciest cuts of beef in Argentina; and much, much more.
Both a practical guide and an inspiring travel gift book, Drives of a Lifetime highlights 500 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.
Journeys and Sacred Journeys: 400 pages, 400 color photos. Food Journeys: 320 pages, 350 color photographs. Drives: 320 pages; 200 color photographs, 200 maps
Journeys and Sacred Journeys: 9" x 12". Food Journeys and Drives: 8 7/8" x 11 3/4"
Sacred Journeys of a Lifetime "The substantial coffee table book is a fascinating series of narratives accompanied by excellent photographs, all depicting more religious, spiritual and sacred sites than any one person could possibly visit but to
be able to see and read about them in one place is a joyous journey of discovery." Denver Post