The real secret to traveling around Japan on a budget is the Japan Rail Pass. This comprehensive guide is designed to be used in conjunction with a rail pass to get the most out of your trip to Japan. The book includes recommended rail routes - with maps - plus where to stay (all budgets), where to eat, and what to see in 30 top tourist towns and cities.
A trip across Siberia on the longest continuous railway track in the world is undoubtedly the journey of a lifetime. For the first time in Russia's history visitors can now travel almost anywhere they want in Siberia; find out how to arrange a trip, where to buy tickets, and where to go. *Kilometer-by-kilometer route guide--covering the entire routes of the Trans-Siberian, Trans-Manchurian, and Trans-Mongolian railways, with 25 strip maps in English, Russian, and Chinese *Siberia and the railway--the detailed history of Siberia, the construction of the railway and the running of the Trans-Siberian today will be of great interest not only to visitors but also to armchair travelers. *City guides with maps--includes the best sights, hotels and restaurants for all budgets. Features Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ulan Bator, Beijing, and 21 towns in Siberia; nutshell information on Minsk, Berlin, Baltic Republics, Helsinki, Hong Kong, and Tokyo *Plus--Russian and Chinese phrases, rail fares, and timetables
A fully updated edition of the practical guide for the independent traveller to Japan. Japan can be a bewildering place for the tourist traveling alone with little or no language skills. But with the right guide, it can be paradise. Published in cooperation with the Japan National Tourist Organization, New Japan Solo is that perfect travel companion. The latest edition of a book the New York Times called 'indispensable' has been fully updated and provides a wealth of information far beyond the offerings of the typical travel guide: - Hundreds of listings for dining, lodging,
When the Moors spread across the country during the eighth century they could never penetrate the Pyrenees, though they left quite a legacy in other parts of Aragón. By the ninth century the Christians had begun to reconsolidate in the Pyrenees; they formed the Kingdom of Aragón and made Jaca - today the most popular village among mountain sportsters - their earliest capital. The Romanesque churches scattered throughout the Pyrenees stand as a genteel testament to the devotion and determination of these rallying Christians. During the 12th century they had worked their way south into the wide.
Perfectly navigate one of the world's most fascinating countries with the award-winning Rough Guide to Japan. This opinionated guide is packed with essential information on everything from the latest and best places to sleep, eat, party and shop to pointers on etiquette and sustainable travel. All the major and many off the beaten track sights are covered including tropical dives in Okinawa, mountain traverses across the Japan Alps and contemporary art exhibits on islands in the Inland Sea. Different sections introduce Japan's delicious regional cuisines, its dynamic pop culture including manga and anime, and its rich variety of festivals. Gain a richer understanding of the country through chapters on Japan's history, religions, arts, movies and music plus coverage of pressing environmental issues. There are maps of all the main tourist destinations, together with separate diagrams of Tokyo and Osaka's train and subway systems.
The updated Green Guide Japan presents the country in all its diversity, from Tokyo's hyper-modern skyscrapers to Kyoto's shrines and temples to the idyllic beaches of Okinawa. Visit some of the country's 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, sample Japan's world-renowned cuisine, and get back to nature with the country's outdoor activities and plentiful hot springs. The background explanations and practical information allow for deeper understanding and easy travel, while Michelin's famed star-rating system, colorful maps and trusted advice ensure an enjoyable visit.To plan your trip or explore by car, buy the Michelin Japan Road & Tourist Map No. 802.
Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit Japan, the 'Land of the Rising Sun', has a glorious past, present, and future. It has a mix of ancient samurai traditions and an extraordinary history with a modern-day persona and cutting edge technology. This is a land of contrasts; Japan is an enthralling destination for visitors. Combining the appeal of an ancient and unfamiliar culture with all the trappings of one of the world powerhouses in knowledge, entertainment, fashion, and innovation, Japan is an expedition of discovery wherever you go. Japan has an enthralling and versatile culture; on the one hand it is sharp in the warm of traditions dating back thousands of years; on the other it is a civilization in a continual state of rapid change, with constantly shifting fads and fashions and technological progress that continuously pushes back the limits of the possible. This is part of what makes it such a mesmerizing country to visit. In this book, you will find all the information you're looking for about: Tokyo Kyoto Osaka Hiroshima Yokohama so much more ! When you purchase Japan: Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit you will be well prepared to visit the country of your dreams ! Buy this book today! Enjoy!
This no-frills survival guide for adventurous budget travelers provides readers with all they need to discover southeast Asia on their own. It's hardly surprising that this is one of the most popular regions for travelers in Asia. Whether visitors are looking for deserted beaches or five-star resorts, jungle adventures, or a hassle-free stopover; there's something for everyone here. Exotic yet bargain value, accessible and full of variety, South East Asia is quite deservedly one of the most popular regions in the world for longer-stay travelers. Travel there is now so easy, that a whole new type of guide is needed: this book fills the gap, concentrating information by offering more maps and less talk. Includes Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Burma (Myanmar), Yunnan (China), Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and nutshell information on Indonesia, East Timor and the Philippines.
The signature Classic style map of Japan features a bright color palette with blue oceans and the country's terrain detailed in stunning shaded relief that has been a hallmark of National Geographic wall maps for over 75 years. The map includes thousands of place names, accurate boundaries, national parks, and major infrastructure networks such as roads, highways, airports, and railroads. Coastal bathymetry is shown with depth curves and soundings. Inset maps provide detail of Japan's Southern Outer Islands and the Ryukyu Islands. Information about the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami is included as well. The map is encapsulated in heavy-duty 1.6 mil laminate which makes the paper much more durable and resistant to the swelling and shrinking caused by changes in humidity. Laminated maps can be framed without the need for glass, so the fames can be much lighter and less expensive. Map Scale = 1:3,115,000 Sheet Size = 25" x 29"
Author: Paul Wilson
Publisher: Trail Blazer Publications
Release Date: 2011-01
The Silk Road was never a single thread but an intricate web of trade routes – Silk Roads – linking Asia and Europe. This new practical guide helps travelers explore all these threads and covers Turkey, Syria, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and China. · Getting to the region from North America, Europe and Australasia · How to travel – train, bus or plane · Trips for all budgets – from $15 a day to over $150 a day · What to see and where to go · Full reviews of hotels and restaurants · Comprehensive chapter on the historical background of this most famous of all trade routes · 60 maps and town plans · Adapted from Silk Route by Rail, which was shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Guide Book of the Year Awards · Covers more countries than other Silk Road guides – Turkey, Syria, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and China
Following the Kali Gandaki River through the world's deepest valley, an ancient Tibetan trade route cuts across the Annapurna region. It's an area of astounding natural beauty ranging from lush rice fields in the south to the high-altitude desert plateau in the north, past Himalayan peaks of over 26,000 ft. This fully revised and expanded fourth edition includes fifteen village plans and forty-five route maps covering these classic treks: >Annapurna Circuit >Annapurna Sanctuary >Pokhara to Poon Hill >Pokhara-Jomsom-Muktinath >Tilicho Tal >Dhaulagiri Ice-fall >Plus- Manang Valley hikes, Siklis Eco-Trek, day walks from Jomsom, and an introduction to trekking peaks in the Annapurna region
"The DK Eyewitness Guide Japanis your ideal travel companion, providing you with detailed history, maps, tours, and itineraries for exploring this richly cultured and unique nation. From the bustle and contrasting tranquility found in Tokyo, to the beauty of the old imperial capital of Kyoto and the majestic peaks of Mount Fuji, Japan offers something for everyone. Whatever your itinerary, DK Eyewitness Guide Japanwill show you the highlights of Japanese life - from ancient customs and traditions to cutting-edge technology - all showcased with fine photography and illustrations, along with detailed travel and practical information. Enjoy the best of Japan with this comprehensive travel guide."