National Geographic Walking London

Author: Sara Calian
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426216565
Release Date: 2016
Genre: London (England)

"Local haunts, iconic landmarks, little-known surprises, plus insider tips."

Walking London

Author: Sara Calian
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426208706
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Travel

See the best of London with this streamlined, itinerary-driven guide, created in a handy, take-along format. Part of a brand-new series from National Geographic that showcases the world's great cities, Walking London is divided into the following sections: The Whirlwind Tours section shows you how to see the entire city in a day or a weekend; what sights will interest kids most; plus, a hedonist's tour that's pure pleasure from dawn to midnight and beyond. The Neighborhoods section of the book presents the city broken down into 15-odd itineraries that lead you on a step-by-step tour to the best sights in each of the city's greatest neighborhoods--from The City and Westminster to Kensington and Knightbridge. Travel Essentials provides information on how to get to the city and how to get around, as well as hand-picked hotels and restaurants. Each itinerary includes the following features: Distinctly London: Explore the city through 2-page features that showcase the quintessential aspects of the city, such as Royal London, Shakespeare London, and London Pubs: Here you'll get intriguing background information to help you understand why this city is one of the world's greatest. Best of: Specific thematic groupings of sights are described, such as ancient markets, posh shopping, and London clubs. In-depth: These spreads take a deep dive into a major museum or other sight--Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's, the National Gallery--providing step-by-step guidance on what to see and how to plan your visit. Sidebars throughout give you the lowdown on shopping, eating, and going out on the town, offering insider tips and interesting asides.

Walking Paris

Author: Pas Paschali
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426216589
Release Date: 2016-03
Genre: Paris (France)

"See the delights of Paris with 15 carefully curated itineraries, written by an expert travel writer, that showcase the city's best sights. Fun features include in-depth looks at major icons, obest ofo lists of quintessential things to see and do, and insider information full of local knowledge. A otravel essentialso section has planning tips and hand-picked hotels. Travelers will find top-notch, streamlined, and useful information that goes beyond the internet basics to ensure a rewarding, authentic, and memorable urban experience."

Walking Paris

Author: Pas Paschali
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426208713
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Travel

See the best of Paris with this streamlined, itinerary-driven guide, created in a handy, take-along format. Part of a brand-new series from National Geographic that showcases the world's great cities, Walking Paris is divided into the following sections: The Whirlwind Tours section shows you how to see the entire city in a day or a weekend; what sights will interest kids most; plus, a hedonist's tour that's pure pleasure from dawn to midnight and beyond. The Neighborhoods section of the book presents the city broken down into 15-odd itineraries that lead you on a step-by-step tour to the best sights in each of the city's greatest neighborhoods--from The Islands and the Latin Quarter to the Champs-Elysees and Montmartre. Travel Essentials provides information on how to get to the city and how to get around, as well as hand-picked hotels and restaurants. Each itinerary includes the following features: Distinctly Paris: Explore the city through 2-page features that showcase the quintessential aspects of the city, such as Impressionist Paris, Gothic Architecture, and Royal Paris. Here you'll get intriguing background information to help you understand why this city is one of the world's greatest. Best of: Specific thematic groupings of sights are described, such as Paris By Night, Cafes & Brasseries, and Flea Markets. In-depth: These spreads take a deep dive into a major museum or other sight--Notre-Dame, Centre Pompidou, Opera Garnier-- providing step-by-step guidance on what to see and how to plan your visit. Sidebars throughout give you the low down on shopping, eating, and going out on the town, and offer insider tips and interesting asides.

National Geographic London Book of Lists

Author: Tim Jepson
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426213854
Release Date: 2014-11-04
Genre: Travel

For London lovers of all stripes, National Geographic London Book of Lists chronicles this ever-changing city from its ancient Roman origins to the present day. Organized with a minimum of organization, the 140 lists in this eclectic and hugely entertaining illustrated compendium cover the city’s best, worst, highest, smallest, first, last, and everything in-between. Among the many intriguing facts, stats, and snippets, you’ll discover: · Where you can find six old windmills within the confines of metropolitan London · Why the women’s restroom at an East End pub is especially popular with avant-garde artists · When a tornado razed nearly 600 houses and destroyed London Bridge · The address of the only London flat where the four members of the Beatles lived together · Why local children beat the stone boundaries outside the Tower of London with willow branches every three years · Where you can find London’s eight best waterfront pubs, seven greatest Victorian gin palaces, and ten most historic pubs · Which two famous London museums still show World War II bomb damage on their outer walls Royal palaces. Street markets. Stellar views. Cockney slang. Favorite meals of kings. Roman ruins. Secrets lost to time. With surprises on every page, National Geographic London Book of Lists takes you deep inside the city that never fails to fascinate. From the Hardcover edition.

National Geographic Walking Prague

Author: Will Tizard
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426214707
Release Date: 2015-03-03
Genre: Travel

See the best of Prague with this streamlined walking guide, complete with 12 step-by-step itineraries and maps, to help you explore the city like a pro and navigate like a local. Created in a handy, take-along format, this guide is written by a seasoned travel writer to help conjure the spirit of the place in elegant text enhanced by National Geographic's famous eye for good pictures. Including must-do neighborhood itineraries, insider tips on how to visit recommended sights, and indispensable information for the most enjoyable adventure imaginable, Walking Prague is full of information about the city and its people.

Paris

Author: Lisa Davidson
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426200242
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: Travel

Highlights the history, culture, and contemporary life of the city while offering mapped walking tours and complete visitor information.

National Geographic Traveler New York

Author: Michael S. Durham
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426213601
Release Date: 2015-02-03
Genre: Travel

Fold-out maps printed on inside front and back covers.

National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Mammals of North America

Author: Catherine Howell
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426216480
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Nature

An easy-to-use field guide for amateur naturalists, wildlife seekers, and outdoor enthusiasts. Howell covers everything you need to know to appreciate and identify the rich diversity of North American mammals.

Paris Walks

Author: Fiona Duncan
Publisher:
ISBN: 0762712333
Release Date: 2002-02-01
Genre: Travel

On Foot Guides present a totally new approach to walking guides. Each walk is illustrated with four full-color, aerial-view, three-dimensional maps that give readers an immediate sense of what the walk is like and what they are going to see. Lively, informative text gives accurate, discriminating descriptions of what to see and do along the way. Most walks are one to two hours in length, making them ideal for busy tourists or inquisitive locals looking to explore the more interesting neighborhoods and sites of each city. Full-color photos of top attractions round out the contents of these clear, easy-to-use guides.

Walking Rome

Author: Katie Parla
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426208720
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Travel

Presents itineraries for fifteen walking tours in Rome, Italy, with descriptions of the attractions located along each route; information about the history, architecture, and culture of the city; maps; and photographs.

London Villages

Author: Zena Alkayat
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
ISBN: 9781781011485
Release Date: 2014-07-10
Genre: Travel

There are dozens of tucked away ‘villages’ in London, from Columbia Road to Clarendon Cross. These small, locally-known enclaves give the capital its inimitable character. Featuring thirty of the most unique and vibrant neighbourhoods in London, this is your key to exploring the city in a new way. With atmospheric photographs and an illustrated map for each village, a short text sums up its spirit, history and location, before expertly highlighting the best independent shops, markets, cafés and public spaces to visit.

Walking London Updated Edition

Author: Andrew Duncan, Jr
Publisher: IMM Lifestyle
ISBN: 1504800184
Release Date: 2016-03-29
Genre:

London is a walker's paradise. In 30 original walks, distinguished historian Andrew Duncan reveals the true heart of one of the world's greatest capital cities. "

New York map guide

Author: Michael Middleditch
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0140294597
Release Date: 2000-10-01
Genre: Travel

A practical and portable guide to navigating New York City features detailed and readable maps, as well as a complete map of the Manhattan subway system, a calendar of events and activities, information on museums, facts about landmarks and places of interest, tips on shopping and entertainment, and walking tours of the Financial District, Lower East Side, and Greenwich Village. Original.

Secret London an Unusual Guide

Author: Rachel Howard
Publisher:
ISBN: 236195110X
Release Date: 2017-01-15
Genre: Travel

Mingle with the most extravagant handlebar moustaches in Britain, pay your respects at the dog cemetery in Hyde Park, visit a Masonic temple, take trapeze lessons in a former power station, pray in a floating church, sail on a disused reservoir, discover the stone from which Arthur drew Excalibur, admire the sacred penis of a pharaoh, take aim on the City's last bowling green, go stargazing at Greenwich Observatory, examine a rare cucumber straightener, a stuffed mermaid or a cow's heart... Far from the crowds and the usual clichés, London still holds hidden treasures for those who know how to wander off the beaten track. An indispensable guide for those who thought they knew London well, or who would like to discover the hidden face of the city.