The Travel Book by Lonely Planet This is the ultimate International compact coffee table book. 231 countries are covered in an A-Z format, in just under 900 pages. Each country is devoted 4 pages regardless of its size or influence. Photography is a key component of this book with over 1100 images presented. Hundreds of staff contributed their time to make this one of a kind book possible.
Each country is quickly spotlighted listing the best times to visit, the “must see and do experiences”, additional resources and possible “surprises”. The “surprises” section lists items that perhaps most people do not associate with that particular country. This book makes a great gift for travelers or for many of us who wish we could do more traveling.