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 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.

Walking New York

Author: Katherine Cancila
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426208737
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Travel

See the best of New York with National Geographic's Walking New York guide. This streamlined, itinerary-driven guide was created in a handy, take-along format. Part of a brand new series from National Geographic that showcases the world's greatest cities, Walking New York is divided into the following sections: Whirlwind Tours, Neighbourhoods and Travel Essentials.

National Geographic Walking Istanbul

Author: Tristan Rutherford
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426216367
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Genre: Travel

The world's great cities are showcased in this exciting National Geographic series presenting must-do neighbourhood itineraries, insider tips on how to visit recommended sights, and indispensable information for the most enjoyable urban adventure imaginable. See the best of Istanbul with this streamlined walking guide, complete with 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.

Walking Paris

Author: Gilles Desmons
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
ISBN: 1847730612
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Paris (France)

This edition of Walking Paris, revised and updated ready for 2008, is a fascinating guide to the highways and byways of one of the worlds most intriguing and romantic capital cities. Thirty meticulously planned, original walks, designed to be taken at an easy pace and allowing ample time for personal exploration, reveal Paris in all its many guises. Each walk, accompanied by a detailed route map, offers a tour of discovery: following bustling boulevards and narrow mysterious alleyways; passing well-known landmarks and places steeped in history and culture; winding along the banks of the Seine and through parks and palace gardens; exploring markets, squares and hidden stairways. Written by Gilles Desmons, a native Parisian who has spent many years getting to know the city by walking and absorbing its every detail, this book is the perfect introduction for the first-time visitor and a rich source of fresh delights for those already aware of the endless fascination of Paris. -- Publisher description.

Frommer s 24 Great Walks in Paris

Author: AA Media Ltd.
Publisher: Frommers
ISBN: 0470928174
Release Date: 2011-02-08
Genre: Travel

Features 24 walking tours of Paris including: the markets of Les Halles the cemetery of Père-Lachaise a walk along the Seine the iconic Eiffel Tower and Trocadéro a walk through the heart of intellectual Paris in the Latin Quarter

National Geographic Traveler New York 4th Edition

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

The newly updated and revised National Geographic Traveler: New York gives you every tool you need to plan a trip to this incredibly varied and vibrant city. From exploring Manhattan's most innovative and greenest buildings to the best chance for a U2 sighting at soul food restaurants in Harlem to trendy, fashionable TriBeCa to a splashy new feature on bohemian-chic Chelsea and the High Line to the Empire State Building, the Museum of Modern Art in midtown Manhattan, and getting around on Citi Bike, National Geographic guides you to the best known sights, and lesser known ones as well. Illustrated with 120 vivid photographs and 21 detailed, full-color maps, the guide includes a detailed introduction to New York's history and culture and in-depth explorations of each of the city's neighborhoods. Additional features include Insider Tips from National Geographic and local experts to favorite or little known sites and events, as well as dozens of sidebars highlighting experiences that allow the visitor to truly get inside the local culture, such as where to get the best farm-to-table food and the best place to shop for vinyl records in Manhattan. A hefty Travelwise section showcasing hand-picked hotels and restaurants rounds out this must-have book for anyone planning a trip to NYC. Aimed at active travelers who want authentic, enriching, cultural experiences and expert advice from a trustworthy source, National Geographic Travelers provide ways for people to experience a place rather than just visit, and give the true feel of each destination not easily found online.

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.

World s Best Travel Experiences

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426209598
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Travel

An evocative travel gift book in the spirit of National Geographic Traveler's acclaimed "Places of a Lifetime" features sumptuously photographed coverage of some of the world's most transformative locales, from Norway's western fjords and Cambodia's Angkor Wat to Kyoto's Moss Garden and the urban surprises of Denver, Pittsburgh and Vancouver.

Journeys of a Lifetime

Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426216084
Release Date: 2015-05-06
Genre: Travel

No one knows the world like National Geographic—and in this lavish volume, we reveal our picks for the world's most fabulous journeys, along with helpful information for readers who want to try them out. Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's travel writers, Journeys of a Lifetime spans the globe to highlight the best of the world's most famous and lesser known sojourns. It presents an incredible diversity of possibilities, from ocean cruises around Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Every continent and every possible form of transport is covered. A timely resource for the burgeoning ranks of active travelers who crave adventurous and far-flung trips, Journeys of a Lifetime provides scores of creative ideas: trekking the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania... mountain biking in Transylvania... driving through the scenic highlands of Scotland... or rolling through the outback on Australia's famous Ghan train... and dozens of other intriguing options all over the world. Journeys of a Lifetime also features 22 fun Top 10 lists in all sorts of categories. What are the world's top 10 elevator rides, bridges to walk across, trolley rides, ancient highways, or underground walking adventures? Readers will love evaluating and debating the selections. Each chapter showcases stunning photography, full-color maps, evocative text, and expert advice—including how to get there, when to visit, and how to make the most of the journey—all packaged in a luxurious oversize volume to treasure for years to come.

Rick Steves Pocket Paris

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781631211362
Release Date: 2015-05-05
Genre: Travel

Rick Steves' Pocket guidebooks truly are a “tour guide in your pocket.” Each colorful, compact book includes Rick's advice for prioritizing your time, whether you're spending one or seven 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, an appendix packed with information on trip planning and practicalities, and a fold-out city map. Included in Rick Steves' Pocket Paris— Sights: the Orangerie Museum, Rodin Museum, Army Museum and Napoleon's Tomb, Left Bank Walk, Cluny Museum, Champs-Elysees Walk, Marais Walk, 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, and Versailles Day Trip