This deluxe, entertaining dream guide showcases the experience and savoir-faire of such luminaries as Prince Charles on architecture, Arnold Palmer on favorite golf courses, Luciano Pavarotti on opera houses, and Baron Philip de Rothschild on the best vintages. Scores of experts name the 10 best islands, poshest pubs and polo clubs, best things to do on Sundays afternoons in the world's best cities, and a treasure trove of musts for the high-end traveler or anyone who aspires to be.
The new Grand Tour includes 20 classic adventures, all experienced by the veteran travelers, with lush and enticing journeys to the Amalfi Coast, Great Barrier Reef, Shanghai, the Greek Isles, Antarctica, and more.
Studded with colorful illustrations, cosmopolitan sidebars, and savvy tips, as well as a wealth of options for getting there via land, sea, or air, this elegant and sophisticated book will awaken yearnings for exotic travel in readers everywhere.
480 pages, 280 color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations
Nathaniel Lande has logged more than 4 million miles and circled the globe a dozen times as the director of time World News Service. He was creative director for the time magazine group, a founding director of Time-Life Films, and executive producer for both CBS and NBC. He is the author of nine books, including the highly acclaimed Dispatches from the Front: A History of the American War Correspondent.
Andrew Lande, wine and food expert, holds degrees from the University of California Santa Cruz, and Trinity College, Dublin. He is co-author with Nathaniel Lande of The Cigar Connoisseur and co-writer of the award-winning A&E Biography special, "Bob Hope: America's Entertainer."
"A wealth of entertaining information." Sunday Oregonian (Portland)
"The authors deliver one nugget after another." Houston Chronicle
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