Banff, Jasper & Glacier by Lonely Planet This, the one book in Lonely Planet's new National Park series that covers Canadian parks (Banff & Jasper), is a well presented in depth guide to these two parks as well as Glacier. The focus of the National park series is outdoor activities and Lonely Planet does not disappoint with their detailed itineraries, hiking options, adventure options, and family friendly trips. Banff & Jasper are among the … [Read more...]
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Lonely Planet San Francisco
Lonely Planet San Francisco by Lonely Planet Part of Lonely Planet's "City Guides", this 376 page guide to San Francisco is highly detailed and includes a very nice pull out map, calendar, neighborhood spotlights, a highlights section and much more. San Francisco packs an amazing amount into its 7x7 square mile area and so does this book. A must have for anyone planning a trip to this unique city. … [Read more...]
Moon Italy by Alexei J. Cohen Another one of the classic Moon Europe Handbooks. Comprehensive yet to the point, this book covers A-Z from Milan to Sicily. Each section of Italy is color coded on the main map in the front of the book and covered in detail. There is no shortage of sights in Italy and Mr. Cohen has done a remarkable job of highlighting not only the tried and true Italian attractions but also the often overlooked spots. … [Read more...]
Moon Chiapas by Liz Prado & Gary Chandler The Chiapas are located in Southern Mexico and contains one of the largest rainforests in the Western Hemisphere north of the Amazon. The Chiapas has a plethora to offer the traveler including culture, colonial cities, ruins, beautiful lakes, waterfalls (yes there is an abundance of water in the Chiapas!), beaches, mangrove forests and the rainforest. This region of Mexico is an eco-tourist and … [Read more...]
Lonely Planet Portugal by Regis St Louis the country conjures up visions of old world charm, classic European cuisine, the Iberian sun and vineyards; better yet visions of yourself planted among the vineyards at an outdoor cafe enjoying a late afternoon Port from one of any of a number of family producers north of Lisbon in the Douro Valley region. This is the "go to guide" on Portugal presented by Lonely Planet - four authors have carefully … [Read more...]
Dirty French by Adrien Clautrier & Henry Rowe The "dirty" series are pocket sized books dedicated to everyday slang. There is a reason this book is small - you can take it with you for times in the bar or with a member of the opposite sex and invariably this book will produce the right line for the right time. Cool slang, humorous insults, explicit sex terminology, and cutting edge swear words all make this an interesting reference for your time … [Read more...]
Ahora Hablo by M.H. Graham When traveling to Mexico, the Caribbean or Spain, this phonetic, pocket-sized guide will be an indispensable navigation tool. The book is well laid out and geared to non speakers planning a trip to Spanish-speaking countries. The author has over 20 years experience teaching Spanish. … [Read more...]
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