This lavishly illustrated DK Eyewitness guide will make sure your trip to Costa Rica is nothing but dazzling, with 3D aerial views, cutaways and floorplans of all the major sites and dedicated pages to the country's abundance of flora and fauna, national parks and volcanoes. Sample the flavor of the country region by region, with detailed maps of towns and comprehensive expert listings of the best bars, restaurants and hotels. Find out all you need to know about sights, beaches, markets and festivals; from the exotic nightlife of San Jose to the mysterious cloud forests of Monteverde. Add to this essentials on the many sports and outdoor activities on offer, and introductions to some of the most interesting canopy tours in the Costa Rican Rainforest, and you really can't go wrong.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Poland is your in-depth guide to the very best of Poland. Whether exploring the liveliness of its big cities or taking in the natural beauty of its idyllic lakes, beaches and mountains, you will experience the culture of Eastern hospitality and community values of this land that is deeply rooted in tradition and history. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Poland truly shows you this country as no one else can.
Author: Christopher P. Baker
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Release Date: 2010-12-01
This lavishly illustrated DK Eyewitness guide will make sure your trip to Costa Rica is nothing but dazzling, with 3D aerial views, cutaways and floorplans of all the major sites and dedicated pages to the country's abundance of flora and fauna, national parks and volcanoes. Sample the flavour of the country region by region, with detailed maps of towns and comprehensive expert listings of the best bars, restaurants and hotels. Find out all you need to know about sights, beaches, markets and festivals; from the exotic nightlife of San Jose to the mysterious cloud forests of Monteverde. Add to this essentials on the many sports and outdoor activities on offer, and introductions to some of the most interesting canopy tours in the Costa Rican Rainforest, and you really can't go wrong.
The DK Eyewitness Costa Rica Travel Guide is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Costa Rica effortlessly. DK Eyewitness Costa Rica Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you. Now available in PDF format.
Author: James Kaiser
Publisher: Destination Press
Release Date: 2015-01-01
From pristine beaches and jungle waterfalls to high-altitude coffee plantations, Costa Rica: The Complete Guide puts the very best of Costa Rica at your fingertips. Blending detailed travel tips with beautiful photography, this guidebook offers so much more than just restaurant and hotel reviews. Fascinating chapters explore Costa Rica’s unique history, culture, food, ecology and wildlife. “Top 10 Ways to Avoid a Cultural Misunderstanding” helps visitors avoid common—and potentially embarrassing—mistakes. Discover what makes Costa Rica one of the world’s most amazing destinations. Soar above the cloud forest on a zipline at Monteverde. Spend the night at a deluxe ecolodge next to Arenal Volcano. Soak in the tropical beauty of Costa Rica’s world-class beaches at Manuel Antonio National Park. Plan the perfect Costa Rican vacation! Filled with travel tips to save you time and money Over 300 beautiful color photos Over 30 detailed maps Fascinating chapters on History, Culture and Food Informative guide to Wildlife and Ecology 1% of profits are donated to environmental organizations working to preserve Costa Rica's biodiversity for future generations Printed on sustainable FSC paper
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Istanbul will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer. Explore the must-see Hagia Sophia, take in the beauty of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and don't miss out on the incredible street food. Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Istanbul. + Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance. + Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights. + Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area. + Area maps marked with sights and restaurants. + Detailed city maps include street finder index for easy navigation. + Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights. + Suggested day trips and itineraries to explore beyond the city. + Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Istanbul truly shows you this city as no one else can.
This series offers comprehensive coverage of countries around the world. Each book offers complete coverage of one country, including sections on history, geography, wildlife, infrastructure, culture, and peoples.
Top 10 lists showcase the best places to visit in the region, from the Castillo de Santa Bárbara in Alicante to the mountainous village of Guadalest. Six easy-to-follow itineraries explore the most interesting sights in the Costa Blanca-from the historic center of Orihuela to the beaches of Costa Cálida-while reviews of the best hotels, shops, and restaurants in Costa Blanca will help you plan your perfect trip. The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Costa Blanca.
Author: James Dunkerley
Release Date: 1994
This unique guide to the politics and recent history of Central America by one of its most distinguished commentators opens with a succinct overview of pacification and democracy in the region. Dunkerley focuses on the causes and consequences of the ending of civil war in El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua. Drawing on a wide range of local and international sources, he stresses the variety of means by which peace has been sought and achieved. He also analyses economic performance, relations with the US, refugee and human rights problems, narcotics and corruption, and the issue of war crimes. The second section of the book comprises a detailed chronology covering all key developments between 1987 and 1993. the book concludes with indispensable appendices which clearly set out statistical profiles of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua for the decade since 1982. they document US economic and military aid to Central America, the dates and results of regional elections, and provide statistics on refugees and displaced persons. The Pacification of Central America is a valuable tool of reference for anyone with an interest in the complicated and often confusing politics of the region.
Frommer's Complete Guides are packed with dazzling photos and detailed, opinionated and honest reviews, giving you the low-down on what's worth your trip and what's not. The destinations are broken down into easy to navigate sections and include a full size pull out map to help you plan the perfect trip.
Author: Christopher Baker
Publisher: National Geographic Books
Release Date: 2018-02-06
Genre: Costa Rica
This dazzling, fully updated guidebook, written by a Central America travel expert, covers all the main cities, towns, and regions of Costa Rica, helping travelers negotiate one of the world's leading destinations for eco-travel.
Author: D Brown
Publisher: Octopus Books
Release Date: 2007-10-15
A reference guide to those must-see places all over the globe. The book covers 501 must-visit destinations, ranging from remote hideaways and tropical islands to bustling cities, breathtaking monuments and stunning landscapes across the world. Stunning photography sits alongside informative text and a summary of don't-miss features of each site.