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"The Rough Guide to First-Time Europe" tells you everything you need to know before you go, from information about visas and insurance to budgets and packing. This book will help you plan the best possible trip, with tips on using your phone abroad and guidance on which websites, apps and travel agencies to use to get the best deals and advice. You'll find insightful information on when to go and what not to miss, how to stay safe and - perhaps most importantly - how to get under the skin of a place and meet the locals in a natural way. As well as an inspirational full-colour 'things not to miss' section, the guide includes overviews and maps of each European country to help you plan your route. "The Rough Guide to First-Time Europe" has everything you need to make your trip as enriching and memorable as it should be. Make the most of your time with "The Rough Guide to First-Time Europe".
This title is presented in quick, easy-to-use and a perfect size to fit in your pocket. It is organized by subjects such as everyday phrases, hotels, travelling around and includes an extensive menu section. It uses a simple and effective system of imitated pronunciation.
This uniquely visual "DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Cruise Guide to Europe and the Mediterranean" is your indispensable guide to cruising through this spectacular region. From Athens to Oslo, it covers 70 ports of call, and includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of all the major sites, plus birds-eye-view maps to ensure you don't miss a thing. The new-look guide will also clue you up on the basics, from ship etiquette to the best bars and restaurants ashore. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips will help you discover where the locals go, deliver relaxing entertainment venues, amazing sites and the tops spots for retail therapy. It's all you need for an unforgettable cruise. "DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Cruise Guide to Europe and the Mediterranean" shows you what others only tell you.
Insight Guides: Great Railway Journeys of Europe (Paperback)
This edition of Great Railway Journeys of Europe from Insight Guides features inspiring full-colour photography and detailed maps, alongside a country-by-country review of the most fascinating railway routes in Europe, including the most worthwhile places to visit en route. These exciting journeys include Cross-Continental Routes such as The Venice Simplon-Orient Express, as well as routes within Great Britain and Ireland, France, Switzerland, Italy, Scandinavia and more beautiful countries. Europe's best railway journeys are highlighted to help you choose the best type of experience to suit you, whether it be a classic journey, a luxury train journey or a scenic byway trip. All the principal routes are cross-referenced by number to the accompanying full-colour maps found throughout the guide, whilst additional maps inside the front and back covers enable instant orientation and easy navigation at a glance. An introduction to European rail travel is insightfully explored, as is a section covering the intriguing history and interesting features on everything from The Growth of Rail Travel to Engineering Feats. 'Information Panels' throughout the colour-coded sections give extra detail for anyone with a thirst for knowledge, covering The Royal Scotsman to The Train of Kings, and other interesting information. A comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section covers booking agents, tickets and reservations, European rail passes, visas and passports, travel for the disabled, and many more invaluable tips. A further quick-reference A-Z section summarises the main points of information arranged conveniently by country, focusing on money, health and emergencies, public holidays and more, to ensure your trip goes smoothly. The unique combination of insightful exploration alongside practical advice means that this guide truly is a pleasure to read before, during and after your trip.
Expert writers bring to life the best of European and Nile River Cruises, with background details on history and full details on all ports of call. From the castles of the Rhine and the Danube to the incomparable Nile, and from the Douro to the Volga, it's all here. This book is an inspiring background read, serving as an invaluable, on-the-spot companion; but it can also be kept as a superb, visual souvenir.
The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget (Paperback)
"The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget" is the ultimate guide to exploring this fascinating continent on a shoestring, with coverage of all the top sights, the clearest mapping of any guide and handy hints on how to save money. Discover the highlights of Europe, from the vibrant capitals of London, Paris and Rome to the great outdoors, whether skiing in the Alps, hiking in the Tatras or surfing on the Portuguese coast. Read about Europe's great attractions from the Sistine Chapel in Rome to the Aya Sofia in Istanbul. And with coverage of four new countries - Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina - "The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget" is more comprehensive than ever before. Find practical advice on travelling around Europe, whether by InterRail, Eurail or bus, and what to see and do in each country. With up-to-date descriptions of the best hostels and budget hotels, bars, cafes and cheap restaurants, plus European shopping and festivals, this guide is the budget-conscious traveller's must-have item for European trips. Make the most of your trip to Europe with "The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget".
"DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Eastern and Central Europe" helps you to get the most from your visit, providing detailed practical information and expert recommendations. Suggestions on art, architecture, castles, hotels, festivals, maps, restaurants, museums, national parks and history help you explore the countries effortlessly. The guide comes packed with photographs, illustrations, maps and unique 3-D aerial views of Eastern and Central Europe's historic cities. Exploring Eastern and Central Europe becomes a lot easier with the cutaways and floorplans of all major sights, beaches, markets and festivals listed town by town, as well as listings and reviews for hotels, restaurants and bars for all budgets. "DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Eastern and Central Europe" - showing you what others only tell you.
Insight Guides: Scandinavia (Paperback)
"Insight Guide Scandinavia" is illustrated throughout with hundreds of specially commissioned colour photographs. Our inspirational Best of Scandinavia section picks out the top attractions and activities not to be missed. Stretching from mainland Europe to the North Pole's backyard, Scandinavia's vast territory covers all manner of environments. From well-tended Danish farmland to Norway's wild and breathtaking fjords; from Sweden's great lakes and islands to bear-filled Finnish forests; from the cosmopolitan capital cities to the remotest islands - there's a Scandinavian habitat to suit every mood, and Insight Guide Scandinavia will help you discover them. Our History and Culture chapters cover Scandinavia's past and present with accessible essays on the people, the art and culture, the food and drink. Special features cover the Vikings, Danish design, Finnish saunas and the Hurtigruten, the post boat which cruises through Norway's fjords. All major sites are cross-referenced with the maps, and the travel tips section provides a wealth of practical information on how to plan your trip, as well as carefully selected hotel and restaurant listings.
"The Rough Guide to Italy" is the ultimate handbook to one of Europe's most appealing countries. You'll find all the detailed information you need from vaporetto routes in Venice to hole-in-the-wall pizza joints in Naples or the best spot to watch the sunset on the Amalfi coast. From the top draws of Rome and Florence to hidden corners of Friuli or Liguria, this guide will help you make the most of your trip to Italy. Be inspired to go diving in Sardinia, climbing on Mount Etna, windsurfing on Lake Garda or trekking in the Alps or to lie on beaches in Puglia, wine taste in Piemonte or explore ruins in Sicily. Clear detailed listings sections will lead you to great accommodation from swish boutique hotels and quirky B&Bs to idyllic agriturismos and slick city apartments as well as to atmospheric osterie, gourmet restaurants and melt-in-your-mouth ice cream. A full colour introduction helps you plan your trip while readable accounts of Italy's history, art and groundbreaking film industry will help you get the most from your trip. Full colour and with crystal clear maps, "The Rough Guide to Italy" is your essential travel companion. Make the most of your time with "The Rough Guide to Italy".
"The DK Eyewitness Germany 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 Germany effortlessly. "DK Eyewitness Germany Travel Guide" - showing you what others only tell you.
Back Roads France (Paperback)
"DK Eyewitness Back Roads France" driving holiday guide will take you via scenic routes to discover charming villages, local restaurants and intimate places to stay. Unearth the real soul of this magical region with all the practical information you could need, from road conditions and length of drive to parking information and opening hours. Twenty-five themed drives, each lasting one to seven days, reveal breathtaking views, hidden gems and authentic local experiences that can only be discovered by road. Each tour is bursting with insider knowledge and loaded with ideas for varied activities from walks to days on the beach and children's attractions, to wine and cycling trips. Meanwhile, the most friendly, best-value hotels and guesthouses and charming restaurants specialising in regional produce have been selected by expert authors. The guide is full-colour throughout, with a pull-out map for easy navigation between tours and even postcode information for use with 'Sat Nav'. Discover the unexpected on your driving holiday with "DK Eyewitness Back Roads France".
Back Roads Ireland (Paperback)
"DK Eyewitness Back Roads Ireland" driving holiday guide will take you via scenic routes to discover charming villages, local restaurants and intimate places to stay. Unearth the real soul of this magical region with all the practical information you could need, from road conditions and length of drive to parking information and opening hours. Twenty-five themed drives, each lasting one to seven days, reveal breathtaking views, hidden gems and authentic local experiences that can only be discovered by road. Each tour is bursting with insider knowledge and loaded with ideas for varied activities from walks to days on the beach and children's attractions, to wine and cycling trips. Meanwhile, the most friendly, best-value hotels and guest houses and charming restaurants specialising in regional produce have been selected by expert authors. The guide is full-colour throughout, with a pull-out map for easy navigation between tours and even postcode information for use with 'Sat Nav'. Discover the unexpected on your driving holiday with "DK Eyewitness Back Roads Ireland".
"The DK Eyewitness Hungary" travel guide will lead you straight to the best attractions the country has to offer. Fully illustrated, it covers all the major regions from Budapest to the castle towns, the Northern Highlands and The Great Plain. You'll find all the insider tips every visitor needs, whether you're shopping in Central Market, walking in the Northern Transdanubia Hills or exploring Kaposvar. Plus, it's packed with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants, shops and nightlife in each area for all regions. "DK Eyewitness Hungary" features 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the must-see sites including the historic Eger Castle and Lake Balaton, known as 'Budapest-on-sea'; with street maps and reliable information about getting around this spectacular country. It also explores Hungary's history and culture, as well as its landscapes and wildlife. With all the sights and attractions listed place by place, "DK Eyewitness Hungary" is your essential travel companion. "DK Eyewitness Hungary" shows you what others only tell you.
"The Rough Guide to the Netherlands" is the definitive guide to one of Europe's most intriguing countries. You'll find insider tips on where the locals spend their time, as well as advice on how to make your money go further. This 6th edition features all-new colour photography on every region, full-colour maps as well as extended sections on van Gogh and Rembrandt, cycling and beer. The chapter on Amsterdam now makes it easier than ever to visit this buzzing, style-conscious capital while we also have detailed coverage on whiling away your hours on the blustery beaches of the country's northern islands. At every step, "The Rough Guide to the Netherlands" picks out the best hotels, cafes and restaurants 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 the Netherlands".
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Denmark (Hardback)
"DK Eyewitness Denmark" will lead you straight to the best attractions this diverse and beautiful country has on offer. Packed with colour photographs, illustrations and detailed maps the guide explores Denmark area by area from the vibrancy of Copenhagen to the unspoilt Faroe Islands. The guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs, from visiting the famous Little Mermaid statue to the family-friendly resorts of Lalandia and Marielyst, with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants, shops and nightlife area by area for all budgets. You'll find 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the famous sites plus street-by-street maps of the major cities and towns. Experience the tastes of Denmark with advice on classic dishes and beers and rely on practical information in the fully-updated survival section. With up-to-date information on getting around by car, foot, train and boat and all the sights, beaches and festivals listed town by town, "DK Eyewitness Denmark" is indispensable. Don't miss a thing on your holiday with "DK Eyewitness Denmark".
Berlitz Language: Rapid Russian (Other)
Berlitz Language: Rapid Russian: v. 1 features a unique musical method that will plant more than 200 essential Russian words and phrases into your long-term memory. The audiobook sees Berlitz and earworms join forces and the method involves the words and phrases being planted into your long-term memory via rhythmic repetitions and carefully composed melodies, meaning you learn the language just by listening! A fast, effective, effortless and enjoyable method for learning a new language.
Now in full colour, "The Rough Guide to Croatia" is the ultimate travel guide to one of Mediterranean Europe's most beautiful and unspoiled countries. It guides you through the region with reliable and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from walking a circuit of Dubrovnik's city walls, exploring the labyrinthine streets of Split or savouring the food, wine and breathtaking nature of the Dalmatian islands. "The Rough Guide to Croatia" offers practical, informed advice on how to enjoy everything from sea-kayaking and mountain hiking to sunbathing and swimming at the most beautiful beaches to the best in contemporary art, culture and clubbing. Up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafes, hotels, shops, nightlife and restaurants for all budgets, ensuring you have the most memorable trip imaginable. Easy-to-use, full-colour maps ensure that you won't miss a thing. Make the most of your time with "The Rough Guide to Croatia".
"The Rough Guide to Czech Republic" is the ultimate travel guide, with detailed coverage of all the best attractions the Czech Republic has to offer. You can discover the magnificent art galleries and museums in the Czech Republic, visit one of the Czech Republic's world-class concerts or festivals, view Prague's spectacular architecture on a walking tour, or taste the flavours of Czech cuisine, while exploring all the corners of the enchanting Czech Republic with clear maps and stunning photography.It is fully updated and expanded, with descriptions and recommendations of the best hotels in Czech Republic and the best restaurants and bars throughout the Czech Republic. Whether you're looking for expert tips for exploring the Czech Republic's varied landscapes, an authoritative background on the history of the Czech Republic, or the low-down on the Czech Republic's sensational festivals, "The Rough Guide to Czech Republic" is the definitive guide to this enchanting region. Make the most of your holiday with "The Rough Guide to the Czech Republic"!
"The Rough Guide to Finland" is the essential companion to this fascinating Scandinavian country with clear maps and coverage of all the best attractions. Packed with stunning photography and colour illustrations, explore the must-see highlights from the best summer and winter activities - including skiing, snowmobiling and reindeer and husky driving - to the remote villages that come to life in the summertime, with beaches, lake cruises and island hopping. Find detailed accounts of all Finland's major tourist attractions, including the cultural capitals of Helsinki, Turku and Tampere and the laconic seaside towns along Finland's southern and western coast, as well as full colour sections on Finnish design and The great outdoors. You'll find informed, practical advice on what to see and do whilst relying on countless recommendations for Finland's best restaurants, bars, cafes, shops and hotels for every budget and style. With authoritative background on Finland's intricate history and expert tips on how to get around the beautiful national parks, this is your must-have guide. Make the most of your holiday with "The Rough Guide to Finland".
"The Rough Guide to Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania" is your ultimate travel guide to the Baltic States. Whether you're looking for inspiring accommodation or great places to eat, in-the-know advice will help you find the very best places to stay. It includes comprehensive coverage of the historic capital cities; the dramatic rural regions dotted with lakes and wetlands; the lost-in-time medieval villages; and, the unique festivals, and the long, dune-backed beaches. The guide's handy events calendar will help you plan your trip across the Baltics to coincide with the best events - everything from jazz, folk and horror movie festivals to ballet, medieval feasts and crafts fairs. Plus, there's expert background on musical traditions, from the birth of Lithuanian free jazz to Estonia's first punk rock concert. Accurate maps and comprehensive practical information help you get under the skin of the Baltic States, whilst stunning photography and a full-colour introduction make this your ultimate travelling companion to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Make the most of your break with "The Rough Guide to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania".