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    Insight Guides: Explore Marrakech (Paperback)

    Insight Guides

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    Whether you're looking for bustling souks, stunning monuments or buzzing nightlife, you'll find it all in Marrakech. Explore Marrakech is part of a brand-new series and is the ideal pocket companion for your trip: a full-colour guide containing 14 easy-to-follow routes in and around the city, from the exhilarating Jemaa el Fna at the heart of the medina to the elegant tranquility of the Majorelle Garden in the New Town. Insight's trademark cultural coverage sets the routes in context, with introductions to Marrakech's exciting cuisine, fantastic shopping and outdoor activities, fabulous pampering opportunities and key historical dates. Our recommended places to eat and drink are highlighted in each route, with even more suggestions in the directory section, which also contains a wealth of useful practical information, including a range of carefully selected hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are plotted on the useful pull-out map, and evocative photography captures the essence of this alluring gem of a city.
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    DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Marrakech (Paperback)

    Andrew Humphreys

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    Containing dozens of Top 10 lists from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - and even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid - DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Marrakech will lead you straight to the very best this wonderful city has to offer.

    You'll find the insider knowledge every visitor needs and explore every corner effortlessly with DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Marrakech and its free pull-out map. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect pocket-sized companion.

    Divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars and places to shop, DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Marrakech will give you all the help you need to enjoy your trip away.

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    Concise and lavishly illustrated with colour photographs, the Pocket Rough Guide Guide to Marrakesh has everything you need for a short break or long weekend in Morocco's alluring capital of chic. Whether you're seeking out that perfect riad, seeing the sights, or looking for a memorable meal, the Rough Guide Pocket Guide to Marrakesh has what you need, with planned itineraries to help you make the most of your time, and reliable reviews of over 80 places to stay, and over 70 restaurants, for all budgets from bare-bones to expense account and all points in between. Coverage also includes the beautiful seaside artists' colony of Essaouira and the scenic High Atlas mountains, all within easy reach of Marrakesh. Make the most of your trip with the Pocket Rough Guide to Marrakesh.
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    This lightweight, portable pack features a phrase book from the bestselling "Berlitz" range plus a CD providing you with the key phrases to get the most out of any trip to the Arab-speaking world. The phrase book features over 8,000 everyday phrases that every traveller needs to speak confidently, plus a menu reader and culture tips to help you understand the country you are visiting. Full-colour photographs throughout help explain visually the currency, cash machines, ticket machines, motoring signs & much more. The CD features more than 3,000 key travel survival words and phrases so you can hear and practise the language. It is compatible with PC, iPod and MP3 devices.
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    "The Rough Guide Swahili Phrasebook" is the definitive phrasebook to help you make the most of your time in Eastern Africa. Whether you want to book a hotel room, ask what time the train leaves or buy a drink from the bar, this new phrasebook has a dictionary of over 5,000 words and will help you communicate with the locals in no time. The free audio downloads, recorded by native Swahili speakers, can be downloaded to your computer or MP3, allowing you to listen to the correct pronunciation of essential dialogues, ideal for practicing before you go or while you're there. There's even a regional pronunciation guide and Rough Guide travel tips, so wherever you are you can get around and speak the lingo. "The Rough Guide Swahili Phrasebook" has an extensive two-way dictionary packed with vocabulary and a helpful menu and drinks list reader, perfect for choosing the right dish in any restaurant. With this phrasebook in your pocket you'll never run out of things to say! Make the most of your trip to Eastern Africa with "The Rough Guide Swahili Phrasebook".
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    Full-colour throughout, "The Rough Guide to South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland" is the ultimate travel guide to these spectacular countries. With 30 years experience and our trademark 'tell it like it is' writing style, "Rough Guides" cover all the basics with practical, on-the-ground details, as well as unmissable alternatives to the usual must-see sights. At the top of your to-pack list, and guaranteed to get you value for money, each guide also reviews the best accommodation and restaurants in all price brackets. We know there are times for saving, and times for splashing out. "The Rough Guide to South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland" features: over 50 colour-coded maps featuring every listing; area-by-area chapter highlights; Top 5 boxes; and, things not to miss section. Make the most of your trip with "The Rough Guide to South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland".
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    Whether you want to scale the heights of Mount Kilimanjaro, enjoy spectacular game viewing on safari, or simply lie on a beautiful beach, you can do it all in Tanzania and Zanzibar. This book has been fully overhauled by an expert Africa author and is packed with stunning new pictures bringing this breathtaking country and its people to life. It tells you all the best things to do and places to visit in Tanzania and gives you more background on the country's fascinating history and culture than any other guide. From the vibrant capital of Dar es Salaam to the plains of the Serengeti, all the country's top destinations are covered. We'll show you where to enjoy unmissable Tanzania experiences like coral diving off the coast of Pemba and chimpanzee tracking in the Mahale Mountains, and there's a comprehensive, fully illustrated gazetteer detailing the fabulous wildlife you're likely to encounter on safari. Maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information.
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    The Rough Guide to Oman (Paperback)

    Gavin Thomas

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    "The Rough Guide to Oman" is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world's most exciting emerging tourist destinations. With clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best Oman attractions. Discover Oman's highlights in the full colour introduction packed with stunning photography and information on everything from experiencing, an oasis of traditional culture to the frantically modernizing Gulf states. Find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in Oman, relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels, bars, clubs, shops and restaurants for all budgets. "The Rough Guide to Oman" also includes two full-colour sections describing the country's most notable architectural wonders, plus a detailed guide to the very best food and drink. Explore every corner of this captivating country with easy-to-use maps to help make sure you don't miss the unmissable. Make the most of your holiday with "The Rough Guide to Oman".
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    Tunisia (Hardback)

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    This uniquely visual "DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tunisia" is your indispensable guide to this exciting country. This fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of Tunisia's must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all its cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions this diverse country has to offer. "DK's Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tunisia" will help you to discover Tunisia region by region; from the mountains and ancient sites, to the markets and desirable beaches. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, car or ferry. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips will get you under the skin of Tunisia, even explaining its weather and festivals. "DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tunisia" shows you what others only tell you.

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    The Rough Guide to Jordan (Paperback)

    Matthew Teller

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    "The Rough Guide to Jordan" is the definitive guide to the most alluring corner of the Middle East. Detailed accounts of every attraction, along with crystal-clear maps and plans, lift the lid on this fascinatingly diverse country. Explore the world wonder that is Petra, an ancient city carved from rose-red mountain cliffs. Roam the sands of Wadi Rum in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia, then relax on golden beaches at Aqaba, Jordan's beautiful Red Sea resort. You'll find full-colour pictures and maps throughout, alongside insider tips on getting the best out of a visit to Amman, the buzzing Jordanian capital, as well as Crusader castles and stunningly well preserved Roman cities. Float your cares away on the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, or take in spectacular views over the Dana biosphere reserve. At every point, the "Rough Guide" steers you to the best hotels, cafes, restaurants and shops across every price range, giving you clear, balanced reviews and honest, first-hand opinions. Make the most of your time with "The Rough Guide to Jordan".
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    DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Gran Canaria will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect pocket-sized companion. You can rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars and places to shop. You'll find the insider knowledge every visitor needs and explore every corner effortlessly with DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Gran Canaria and its free pull-out map. DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Gran Canaria - showing you what others only tell you.
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    The Rough Guide to Tanzania (Paperback)

    Jens Finke

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    "The Rough Guide to Tanzania" is the definitive guide to one of Africa's most beautiful destinations, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to the exotic Indian Ocean beaches of Zanzibar. You'll also find an in-depth and full-colour guide to Tanzania's spectacular wildlife and national parks, and the most accurate map of the magically labyrinthine Stone Town based on satellite imagery. From Tanzania's volcanic landscapes of Ngorongoro Crater to arranging a Serengeti safari, the guide includes practical information on getting there and around, plus reviews of the best Tanzanian hotels, restaurants, bars and shopping for all budgets. You'll find introductory sections on Tanzania's cultural customs, health, food, drink and outdoor activities as well as specialist Tanzanian tour operators and an introduction to learning Kiswahili. You can rely on expert background information on everything from bull-fighting in Pemba through to the mosaic of ethnic groups in Tanzania. You can explore all corners of this fascinating country with the clearest maps of any guide. Make the most of your holiday with "The Rough Guide to Tanzania".
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    The DK Eyewitness Canary Islands Travel Guide is your indispensible guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Canary Islands effortlessly. DK Eyewitness Canary Islands Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you.
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    This first edition of The Pocket Rough Guide to Dubai offers a handy introduction to the world's most exciting tourist destination. You can read expert coverage on everything from traditional souks to state-of-the-art tourist attractions, beautiful beaches to "seven-star" hotels, with up-to-date listings of all the hottest places to stay, eat, drink and shop. An inspirational full-colour introduction highlights the best of the city, while subsequent full-colour sections reveal the incredible contrasts between traditional and futuristic Dubai. The Pocket Rough Guide to Dubai features the latest developments to Dubai Marina and the Palm Jumeirah, as well as day-trips throughout the UAE, including Sharjah, Al Ain and ambitious Abu Dhabi. Comprehensive maps throughout help you find your way around the region. You can make the most of your trip with The Pocket Rough Guide to Dubai.
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    "Insight Guide: Oman and the UAE" is an essential guide to two jewels of the Middle East, brought to life with hundreds of evocative photographs. Our inspirational Best of Oman and the UAE section highlights the countries' unmissable sights and experiences, while a comprehensive Travel Tips section gives you all the practical information you need to plan your trip, and our selective listings bring you the best hotels and restaurants. Lavish magazine-style features offer a unique insight into contemporary life in Oman and the UAE, from religion to sports to expatriate communities. A detailed Places section, with full-colour maps cross-referenced to the lively narrative written by our local author, guides you around the two countries, from the skyscrapers of Dubai to the remote wilderness of Oman's Empty Quarter.
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    The Rough Guide to Dubai (Paperback)

    Gavin Thomas

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    This second edition of The Rough Guide to Dubai is the ultimate companion to the world's most exciting tourist destination. Read expert coverage on everything from traditional souks to state-of-the-art tourist attractions, beautiful beaches to "seven-star" hotels, with up-to-date listings of all the hottest places to stay, eat, drink and shop. An inspirational full-color introduction highlights the best of the city, while subsequent full-color sections reveal the incredible contrasts between traditional and futuristic Dubai. The Rough Guide to Dubai features the latest developments to Dubai Marina and the Palm Jumeirah, as well as day-trips throughout the UAE, including Sharajah, Al Ain, the East Coast and ambitious Abu Dhabi. Comprehensive maps throughout help you find your way around the region. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Dubai.
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    A Pocket Guide to Lanzarote and Fuereventura from Berlitz, this book covers everything you need to know about the islands' attractions, from Lanzarote's lava-formed caves to Fuerteventura's idyllic beaches. The guide also contains handy maps and a rundown of the islands' top 10 attractions, as well as an itinerary to have the perfect break in Lanzarote. There is also essential information on both the history of the Canary Islands and the delicious cuisine you will be able to find, and a list of the best hotels and restaurants on offer.
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    The Rough Guide to Egypt (Paperback)

    Dan Richardson

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    The new full-colour "Rough Guide to Egypt" is the definitive guide to this amazing country, whose ancient civilization still fascinates today. But there's more to Egypt than just pyramids and temples. The Red Sea offers some of the world's finest diving, a few hours by air from Europe. There are awesome dunes and lush oases to explore in its deserts, and fantastic bazaars and mosques in the capital, Cairo. Detailed accounts of every attraction, along with crystal-clear maps and plans, make it easy to access anything from remote oases to nightlife that only locals know. You'll find lavish photography and colour maps throughout, along with insider tips on how to get the best out of Luxor's temples or Sinai's beach resorts. At every point, the "Rough Guide" steers you to the best hotels, cafes, restaurants and shops across every price range, giving you balanced reviews and honest, first-hand opinions. Make the most of your time with "The Rough Guide to Egypt".
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    AIEXC
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    The city-states of Dubai and Abu Dhabi are two of the most dazzling and dynamic places on earth, combining incredible architecture with unbeatable shopping, cuisine and nightlife plus a rich cultural heritage. Smart Guide Dubai & Abu Dhabi lets you explore these pearls of the Middle East, with its unique A-Z format helping you get the best out of the cities. This pocket-sized encyclopedia of local knowledge is packed with listings organised by everything from architecture to shopping, so you can pick and choose how to spend your time - whether that's finding the hottest bar or restaurant, enjoying a leisurely dhow cruise, shopping up a storm at the Dubai Mall or taking in a breathtaking landscape on a desert safari. It's all served up alongside beautiful pictures and detailed mapping. Culture isn't forgotten, with chapters on festivals, history, museums and galleries and film, music, literature, dance and theatre. Sections on essential information and transport help your visit go smoothly.
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    Building on the market-leading success of Berlitz Pocket Guides, this brand new series features a much higher level of detail in these comprehensive, yet portable Handbooks. With an emphasis on practical information, these guides provide an invaluable on-the-ground reference. Containing experiences unique to Egypt, with practical advice on how to make the most of local activities, such as diving. Other features include recommended and fully mapped tours highlighting the key sights, ideal for holiday planning as well as 25 carefully selected highlights to give you a flavour of what to see on your trip. There is also an extensive phrase book section, providing a wealth of language expertise for which the Berlitz brand is famous. The Berlitz Handbook series is one of the most content-rich, full-colour series' available, the hallmark of Berlitz. Don't leave home without this wealth of practical information at your fingertips.
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    "Step by Step Dubai" offers a fresh take on this exciting emirate and its surrounds, revealed through a selection of clearly laid-out walks and tours, complemented by beautiful full-colour pictures, an authoritative narrative voice, and a wealth of practical information. Key routes are highlighted in Recommended Tours, which take in the city's unmatched collection of hedonistic resorts, beaches, contrasting neighbourhoods, bustling souks, and of course its colossal malls. The guide's Orientation section provides a comprehensive round up of the emirate's key highlights, its fairly recent, but nonetheless impressive, history and development, and details of the abundant food and drink, entertainment and shopping opportunities available to its visitors. Each of the tours has an easy-to-follow map and hand-picked places to eat and drink en route. The Directory provides background information on local culture, lifestyle and traditions, plus a tempting selection of restaurants and nightlife options.
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    A brand new title into the best-selling Berlitz Pocket Guide range, exploring everything cruising on the River Nile has to offer, ensuring you get the most out of your trip. This Nile Cruising Guide features extensive advice on all the cruise operators and boats, as well as highlighting the best things to see and do in the key ports of call, so that you miss none of the sights. Our new feature called A Perfect Day also offers our top recommendations for a heavenly day exploring the Nile. The text, which is accompanied by beautiful photography, has been written by an experienced travel writer, Chris Bradley, who has been an experienced tour leader, lecturer and photographer in the Middle East for almost 30 years, ensuring this authoritative guide provides the perfect insight into your Nile Cruise.
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    "Fleximap Cape Town" includes 5 maps. The main map is a detailed street map (1:17, 000) including all the major tourists areas, with points of interest and general tourist information clearly marked and indexed by category - streets, shopping, public buildings, parks and hotels. A larger scale map (1:165, 000) gives a handy overview of the Cape Peninsula and includes an inset map of Robben Island, there is also a map of Cape Town Environs (1:2, 000, 000), these maps are indexed for points of interest, streets and places. The back cover is dedicated to the Metrorail network. In addition to the mapping, "Fleximap Cape Town" also includes a list - with descriptions and some photographs - of 31 recommended sights, divided by theme and linked to the mapping by numbered markers. There is also a handy information section with concise details on getting around the city, tourist offices, money, tipping, opening times, public holidays, telecommunications, emergency telephone numbers and climate.
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    DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Cape Town & the Winelands will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect pocket-sized companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars and places to shop. You'll find the insider knowledge every visitor needs and explore every corner effortlessly with DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Cape Town & the Winelands and its free pull-out map. DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Cape Town & the Winelands - showing you what others only tell you.