Moon Travel Guides: Your World Your Way Few places in the world can compete with the beauty and influence of these three extraordinary cities. Experience the best of Italy's art, culture, food, and history with Moon Rome, Florence & Venice. What you'll find in Moon Rome, Florence & Venice: Curated trip advice for foodies, outdoor adventurers, honeymooners, art lovers, history buffs, and more Local perspective from Italy expert and Rome resident Alexei J. Cohen on his adopted home country Full color photos and detailed maps throughout Strategic itineraries designed for 1-5 days in each city that can be combined for a 2-week vacation Suggestions for side trips from each city, including Assisi, Siena, Pisa, and Lucca Honest advice on where to stay, how to get around, and where to find the best regional cuisine-from pizza al taglio in Rome to gelato in Florence and fritto misto in Venice Timeless attractions and offbeat recreation ideas: Cycle the Villa Borghese or take a cooking class. Rent a kayak and explore the winding canals of Venice, or go horseback riding down an ancient Roman street. Hike to sprawling hilltop views of Florence, meander through historic museums, or catch the Gregorian chants being sung at the Duomo on Sunday mornings. Stroll through Venice's fish markets, spend a few hours in a campo or piazza basking in the afternoon sun, or take a gondola ride to the best spot in town for wine and romance Accurate, up-to-date information including background on the landscape, plants and animals, history, and cultural customs of each city Handy tools such as an Italian phrasebook and pronunciation guide, tips for traveling with children or as a senior, recommended reading lists, and suggestions for LGBTQ+ travel With Moon Rome, Florence & Venice's practical tips, myriad activities, and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way. Craving more of the Mediterranean? Try Moon Croatia & Slovenia. Hopping to the next European city? Try Moon MapGuide Paris or Moon MapGuide London.
Explore Your World Your Way with Moon travel guides! Ê In Iceland, fire and ice meet at the top of the world. WithÊMoon Iceland, you can craft your perfect experience. Ê Moon IcelandÊfeatures: Expert, local authorÊJenna Gottlieb, who provides her American-expat perspective on her adopted home country Full-color guidebooksÊwith vibrant, stunning, and useful photos.ÊMoon IcelandÊis the only full color guide to this destination. Detailed directions and over 20 mapsÊfor getting around and exploring on your own Itineraries for every trip and budget, including: Winter Wonders, Get Yourself in Hot Water, The Best of Iceland, The Best of Reykjavk, Best Wildlife Watching, 4-Day Iceland Getaway Strategic adviceÊon finding the best accommodations, getting around, and experiencing the real Iceland, even in the challenging but rewarding winter season Activities and trip ideas for every traveler, such as walking on a glacier, visiting volcanoes, soaking in hot springs, road trips through stark and beautiful tundra, whale watching, best hikes, and wildlife-spotting, and tips on seeing the northern lights, as well as ReykjavkÕs incredible museums and nightlife Focused informationÊfor Reykjavk, Reykjanes Peninsula and the South, Sn¾fellsnes Peninsula and the Westfjords, North Iceland, East Iceland and the Eastfjords, and the Highlands Accurate and Up-to-dateÊinformation, researched by a local Useful toolsÊsuch as an Icelandic phrasebook, packing suggestions, and an easy to navigate format, all packaged in a book light enough to fit in your carry-on Well-researched backgroundÊon the landscape, history, government, and culture, equipping you have the experience youÕre looking forÊ WithÊMoon IcelandÕs practical tips, myriad activities, and an insiderÕs view on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way. Ê Find the Moon Guide that best suits your trip!ÊWith MoonÕs extensive list of destinations and expert group of local authors, youÕll have the vacation youÕre looking for. Ê Looking for more specific information on traveling in IcelandÕs capital city? Check outÊMoon Reykjavk! Ê Hoping to extend your northern European vacation? TryÊMoon Croatia & SloveniaÊorÊMoon Prague & Budapest! Ê Full list of coverage: Reykjavk, Reykjanes Peninsula, the Golden Circle, the Southern Coast, Southwest Iceland, Heimaey, Sn¾fellsnes Peninsula, the Westfjords, Akranes and inland, Hnafli, Skagafjrdur, Trllaskagi, Grmsey, Akureyri, M_vatn region, Hsavk, Jkulsrgljfur National Park, the Northeastern Corner, Vopnafjrdur, Fljtsdalshrad, the Eastfjords, the Vatnajkull Revion, Springisandur, and Kjlur Ê
Author: Jeremy Black
Release Date: 2018-07-05
Despite the Roman Empire's famous 500-year reign over Europe, parts of Africa and the Middle East, Italy does not have the same long national history as states such as France or England. Divided for much of its history, Italy's regions have been, at various times, parts of bigger, often antagonistic empires, notably those of Spain and Austria. In addition, its challenging and varied terrain made consolidation of political control all the more difficult. This concise history covers, in very readable fashion, the formative events in Italy's past from the rise of Rome, through a unified country in thrall to fascism in the first half of the twentieth century right up to today. The birthplace of the Renaissance and the place where the Baroque was born, Italy has always been a hotbed of culture. Within modern Italy country there is fierce regional pride in the cultures and identities that mark out Tuscany, Rome, Sicily and Venice to name just a few of Italy's many famous regions. Jeremy Black draws on the diaries, memoirs and letters of historic travellers to Italy to gain insight into the passions of its people, first chronologically then regionally. In telling Italy's story, Black examines what it is that has given Italians such cultural clout - from food and drink, music and fashion, to art and architecture - and explores the causes and effects of political events, and the divisions that still exist today.
Explore Your World Your Way Travel writer and Norwegian resident David Nikel shares his expert perspective on Norway's best, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience. Whether you're hoping to see the famed northern lights, explore Norway's beautiful fjords and mountains, or visit its beautiful and historical cities, Moon Norway has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like “The Best of Norway by Rail” and “Norway for Families,” expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Nikel's trustworthy advice, Moon Norway provides the tools for planning your perfect trip! Moon Norway covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including: Oslo Southern Norway Bergen and the Gateway to the Fjords Ålesund and The Atlantic Coast Trondheim and Central Norway Bodø and Lofoten The Norwegian Arctic
Experience Rome like a local: on foot! Enjoy a stroll (or passeggiata) through the bustling streets and cobblestone alleyways of the Eternal City, an ancient capital brimming with vibrant life. This full-color guide features: Six customizable walks through the city's hippest neighborhoods, including Prati, Trastevere, Monti, and more, with color-coded stops and turn-by-turn directions Foldout maps of each route and a removable full-city map, in a handy, portable guide Curated "Top Ten" lists for restaurants, famous film locations, Sunday activities, and nightlife The top attractions and the best-kept local secrets: Wander along winding side streets and find traditional artisans, rare antiques, and trendy boutiques. Walk past the designer displays on Via dei Condotti, take a romantic evening stroll through the Villa Borghese, or people-watch from the Spanish Steps. Admire world-famous works by Bernini and Michelangelo, tour the Roman Forum and the Colosseum, or throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain. Mingle with locals at a Sunday market, find the best neighborhood pizza al taglio or fresh pasta, and discover innovative restaurants, trendy wine bars, and the city's most popular nightclubs Public transportation options, including the metro, public buses, and taxis Practical tips for first-time visitors, such as average costs, where you'll need to make a reservation, public holidays, and getting to and from the airport With creative routes, public transit options, and a full-city map, you can explore Rome at your own pace, without missing a beat. Check out our guides to more of the world's liveliest cities, so you can hit the ground running! Also available: Moon Barcelona Walks, Moon Berlin Walks, Moon New York Walks, Moon Amsterdam Walks, Moon Paris Walks, and Moon London Walks
See the City with a Local with Moon Travel Guides! Moon Chicago reveals the Windy City's perfect mix of cosmopolitan culture and Midwestern charm. Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity with color-coded maps, or follow turn-by-turn directions for a self-guided neighborhood walk See the Sights: Relax with the manta rays at Shedd Aquarium, listen to live music at Millenium Park, or take in some modern sculpture at the Art Institute. Venture onto the glass skydeck of the 110-story Willis Tower, or take a river tour of Chicago's historic architecture. Ride the Navy Pier Ferris Wheel, cheer on the Cubs at Wrigley Field, or grab a picnic basket, kick off your shoes, and watch the waves on Lake Michigan Get a Taste of the City: Sample Chicago beef at a classic steakhouse, grab a gourmet hot dog, or pick from dozens of high-end farm-to-table restaurants (but don't forget to try the deep-dish pizza!) Bars and Nightlife: Kick back at an authentic speakeasy before taking in a jazz show, or visit the famous Second City improv comedy club, where many of Saturday Night Live's stars got their start Trusted Advice: Local journalist and world traveler Rebecca Holland shares the secrets of her favorite city Itineraries and Day Trips: All accessible by bus, train, or public transit, including "A Winter Day in Chicago," "Chicago with Kids," and a week-long "Best of Chicago" plan Expert Tips: The best views, people-watching spots, romantic places, international cuisine, and more, plus advice for LGBTQ visitors, families with children, travelers with disabilities, and international visitors Maps and Tools: Background information on Chicago's history and culture, as well as full-color photos and an easy-to-read foldout map to use on the go With Moon Chicago's practical tips, unique experiences, and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way. Looking to experience more world-class cities? Try Moon Seattle or Moon Washington DC. Is Chicago just the first stop on a bigger adventure? Check out Moon Route 66 Road Trip.
Join writer and North Carolina transplant Jason Frye for an unforgettable experience. With his unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon North Carolina Coast has everything you need to know to have a more personal and memorable experience. Moon North Carolina Coast tells you what you need to know to plan the perfect trip for you. Discover the stories behind the state's historic lighthouses, paddle through maritime forests, and see if you can spot wild ponies. Along with trip ideas like “Eat Like a Local” and “The Best of the North Carolina Coast”, Frye includes tips on where to find the best crab and shrimp, and what beach is right for you, whether you're looking for family fun, recreation, or just to get away from it all. With expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this full-color guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience. Moon North Carolina Coast includes areas such as: Nags Head Roanoake Island Cape Hatteras National Seashore Croatan National Forest Beaufort The Crystal Coast Wilmington Cape Fear Find the Moon guide that best suits your trip! Exploring the area? Try Moon North Carolina, Moon Maryland, or Moon Virginia. Road tripping through the East Coast? Check out Moon Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip.
Impossibly turquoise bays, pink sands, and hibiscus-scented breezes: go with the flow and experience a fantasy come to life with Moon Bermuda. Inside you'll find: Strategic itineraries designed for honeymooners, families, outdoor adventurers, history buffs, and more Unique experiences and can't-miss highlights: Stroll the soft sands of Elbow Beach, dive to underwater shipwrecks, and splash around in the warm waves. Spend a morning browsing Hamilton's boutiques and historic churches, and stroll the colorful Bermuda Botanical Gardens. Spot ring-tailed lemurs, seahorses and sharks at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo, and visit the incredible formations of Crystal Cave. Watch the sun go down over the Harrington Sound as you dine al fresco on fresh seafood and cassava fries, and relax at a beachfront bar with a rum swizzle Advice on outdoor activities, from golf to watersports, including scuba diving, snorkeling, waterskiing, wakeboarding, and flyboarding Honest recommendations from local Rosemary Jones on when to go, where to eat, how to get around, and where to stay, from waterfront cottages and luxurious resorts to budget hotels Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Practical background on Bermuda's landscape, culture, history, and environment Handy information for families, seniors, travelers with disabilities, LGBTQ+ travelers, and visitors planning a wedding, as well as volunteer opportunities With Moon Bermuda's expert tips and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way. Island-hopping around the Caribbean? Try Moon Dominican Republic, Moon Aruba, or Moon Jamaica.
Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
Release Date: 2017-06-27
Rick Steves Pocket guidebooks truly are a "tour guide in your pocket." This colorful, compact 220-page book includes Rick's advice for prioritizing your time, whether you're spending 1 or 7 days in a city. Everything a busy traveler needs is easy to access: a neighborhood overview, city walks and tours, sights, handy food and accommodations charts, and an appendix packed with information on trip planning and practicalities. Included in Rick Steves Pocket Paris: Sights: the Orangerie Museum, Rodin Museum, Cluny Museum, Army Museum and Napoleon's Tomb, Pompidou Center, Carnavalet Museum, and Picasso Museum Walks and Tours: the Historic Paris Walk, Louvre Tour, Orsay Museum Tour, Eiffel Tower Tour, Rue Cler Walk, Left Bank Walk, Champs-Elysees Walk, Marais Walk and Versailles Day Trip
Make Your Move! If you've imagined yourself creating a new life abroad, but don't know where to start, Moon Living Abroad in Italy has the honest and practical answers you need to make it happen. Making a life-changing move has never been easier. Moon Living Abroad in Italy provides: Practical information on setting up the essentials, including visas, finances, employment, education, and healthcare Strategic advice on planning a fact-finding trip before making the move Essential tips on how to find a place to live that fits your needs, whether you're a renter or a buyer A thorough survey of the best cities and regions to live and why A deep exploration of the many regions, provinces, and individual cultures that Italy encompasses, enabling you to discover the best new home for you Interviews with other expats who share their personal experiences building successful lives abroad Special tips for those with children or pets Firsthand insight from someone who's done it all In Moon Living Abroad in Italy, experienced expat, Milan local, and Italy expert John Moretti provides honest advice and essential tools for anyone looking to make a new home abroad.
Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
Release Date: 2018-05-08
Explore the misty isle of Great Britain, from lively London to the lush fields of Wales and the craggy beauty of the Scottish Highlands. With Rick Steves on your side, Great Britain can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Great Britain you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending two weeks or more exploring England, Wales, and Scotland Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from Stonehenge and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre to whisky distilleries and corner pubs How to connect with culture: Try haggis or a Scotch pie, catch a show in SoHo, or chat with locals in a cozy Welsh tavern Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with the help of Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax with a pint Self-guided walking tours of charming villages and historic sites and museums Detailed maps for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 1,000 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Complete, up-to-date information on London, Windsor, Cambridge, Bath, Glastonbury, Wells, Avebury, Stonehenge, Salisbury, South Wales, the Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon, Ironbridge Gorge, Liverpool, the Lake District, York, Durham and Northeast England, Conwy, Caernarfon, Snowdonia National Park, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, St. Andrews, Oban and the Inner Hebrides, Glencoe and Fort William, Inverness, Loch Ness, and more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Great Britain. Visiting the UK? Try Rick Steves Best of England!
Whether you're relaxing on a romantic beach, soaking up the rich history, or reveling in the Southern hospitality, dig into these fun-loving sister cities with Moon Charleston & Savannah. Explore the Cities: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity with color-coded maps of both Charleston and Savannah See the Sights: Browse the museums on Savannah's historic River Street, take a carriage ride through Charleston's French Quarter, or check out the wares at the Old City Market. Visit Civil War battlefields, check out the First African Baptist Church, and learn about the area's important African American history Get a Taste of the South: Sample classic shrimp and grits, juicy barbecue, or seafood straight off the boat. Savor innovative cuisine at James Beard Award-winning restaurants, and discover up-and-coming spots focusing on local, sustainable ingredients Bars, Entertainment, and Nightlife: Watch the sunset from a rooftop bar, see what's on tap at a craft brewery, or mingle with the locals at a French Quarter dive. Catch a live gig from the next big indie band, sip swanky artisan cocktails, or indulge in Savannah's to-go cup tradition on a stroll through the Historic District Honest Advice: Jim Morekis was born and raised in Savannah and shares his local insight into these beautiful cities Itineraries and Day Trips: Follow itineraries designed for families, beach lovers, history buffs, foodies, and more, and get outside the city with full chapters on Hilton Head and the Lowcountry and the Golden Isles Full-Color Photos and Detailed Maps Handy Tools: Background information on the area's landscape, history, and culture, tips on getting there and getting around, and advice for travelers with disabilities, families with children, seniors, and LGBTQ+ travelers With Moon's practical tips and local know-how, you can experience Charleston and Savannah your way. Hitting the road? Try Moon Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip. Exploring more of the South? Try Moon Coastal Carolinas or Moon Asheville & the Great Smoky Mountains. Special ebook features: Easily navigate listings with quick searches, plus website links and zoom-in maps and images Personalize your guide by adding notes and bookmarks
Author: Henry James
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
Release Date: 2016-04-01
This early work by Henry James was originally published in 1909 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Henry James was born in New York City in 1843. One of thirteen children, James had an unorthodox early education, switching between schools, private tutors and private reading.. James published his first story, ‘A Tragedy of Error’, in the Continental Monthly in 1864, when he was twenty years old. In 1876, he emigrated to London, where he remained for the vast majority of the rest of his life, becoming a British citizen in 1915. From this point on, he was a hugely prolific author, eventually producing twenty novels and more than a hundred short stories and novellas, as well as literary criticism, plays and travelogues. Amongst James's most famous works are The Europeans (1878), Daisy Miller (1878), Washington Square (1880), The Bostonians (1886), and one of the most famous ghost stories of all time, The Turn of the Screw (1898). We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Author: Susan Van Allen
Publisher: Travelers' Tales
Release Date: 2014-09-18
Following the critically acclaimed 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go, Susan Van Allen adds new gems to her selection of the best spots for female travelers in Italy's most popular cities, (Rome, Florence, and Venice), along with enticing Golden Day itineraries to make vacation dreams come true. Like a savvy traveler girlfriend whispering in your ear, she guides readers to masterpieces where women are glorified — from Rome's Pieta to Florence's Birth of Venus, best spots for wine tasting, chocolate, and gelato, artisan shopping experiences to meet leather craftsmen or glass blowers, and places for adventures — from rolling pasta to rowing like a gondolier. Plus, there are fresh, practical tips, giving readers insider's secrets for what to pack, the best places to get their hair styled, and how to bargain for souvenirs. Whatever your mood or budget, whether it's your first or 21st visit to Italy, 50 Places in Rome, Florence, and Venice Every Woman Should Go opens the door to extraordinary experiences that fully immerse travelers in the beautiful, fascinating, and delicious pleasures of the Bel Paese.
Nick Lansing and Susy Branch agree to marry and spend a year or so living off their wealthy friends, but if either should find someone else who can advance them socially, they're free to dissolve the marriage.