South America Travel Guides
The new, full-colour Rough Guide to Brazil is the definitive travel guide to this captivating country. In-depth coverage of its diverse wildlife, dynamic cities and exhilarating scenery - think lush rainforest, thundering waterfalls and the world's best beaches - takes you to the most rewarding spots, with stunning colour photography bringing everything to life. Discover Brazil's highlights: jaguar-spotting in the Pantanal wetlands; historic colonial towns; pearly-white beaches; the kaleidoscopic Rio Carnaval; Amazonian ecolodges; and the futuristic architecture of Brasilia. Easy-to-use maps, reliable advice on how to get around and insider reviews of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, clubs and shops for all budgets ensure that you won't miss a thing. Make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Brazil.
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Walk around Asuncion's historic centre and admire the grandeur of colonial-era buildings like the Palacio de Gobierno, styled on the Palace of Versailles, before hitting market stalls selling traditional arts and crafts. Paraguay is an under-explored pocket of South America, boasting rich wildlife, lush forests, and mighty rivers. This land-locked country is home to a proud Guarani culture, as well as the 16th-century Jesuit Missions, which are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Footprint's Paraguay Handbook is a concise and portable guide to this friendly country, containing detailed information on attractions that are both popular and off the beaten track. * Essentials section with practical advice on getting there and around. * Highlights map so you know what not to miss. * Comprehensive listings on where to eat & sleep, plus details on festivals and activities. * Detailed street maps for Asuncion and other important towns. * Slim enough to fit in your pocket. Loaded with advice and information, this concise Footprint Handbook will help you get the most out of Paraguay without weighing you down.
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James Sherwood's Discriminating Guide to London is a very 21st-century comment on city style. Sherwood, author of a number of definitive publications on English sartorial style, is the quintessential man-about-town. This is a selective and opinionated guide informed by superlative taste, direct experience and many years of partaking in the very best that the world's most exciting metropolis has to offer. The book is inspired by a 1970s publication of the same name by another James Sherwood no relation who is today the owner of the Orient-Simplon Express and luxury hotels and restaurants around the world. He contributes a foreword.
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This is the full-colour The Rough Guide to South America on a Budget is the ultimate guidebook for travelling the continent, from Colombia's Caribbean beaches to the ice-fields of Patagonia. It includes detailed colour maps and in-depth coverage of what to see, where to stay and how to get around will help you discover the best this dazzling continent has to offer. The guide features reviews of affordable accommodation, cheap places to eat and laidback bars, and all the information you need for hiking the Inca Trail, whale-watching in Argentina celebrating Carnival in Rio and much more besides. You can make the most of your trip of a lifetime with The Rough Guide to South America on a Budget.
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Insight Guides: Inspiring your next adventure This new edition of Insight Guide Argentina is a comprehensive, full-colour travel guide packed with inspiration and information. It includes engrossing features on everything from the tango to Patagonian wildlife and the Cuyo wine region. Inside Inside Guide Argentina: A detailed history section covers the country's history from the pre-Columbian period through the dark days of the dictatorship to the country's economic crisis and subsequent recovery; The Best of Argentina section lists the country's must-see attractions, from estancias and folk festivals to world-class art galleries and outdoor activities; The Places section covers the entire country from its dynamic capital Buenos Aires to windswept Tierra del Fuego. Specially commissioned photographs vividly capture the beauty of sights such as Iguazu Falls, the Perito Moreno glacier and the rolling hills of the Lake District; Detailed full-colour maps help you get around, while the travel tips section is packed with useful information on transport, climate, festivals and outdoor activities, and provides answers to such questions as when to go and what to budget for your trip, and includes a selection of the best restaurants. About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-color print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travelers needs. Insight Guides unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure. "Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type." (Wanderlust Magazine).
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Peru is home to more archaeological sites than any other country in South America. However, with mangroves, cloud forest, oases in the desert and glacial lakes, it is also a country of incredible natural diversity. Footprint's 9th edition Peru Handbook will guide you from spectacular and spiritual fiestas to the awe-inspiring sights of the Sacred Valley. * Great coverage of the top activities and sights in the region, including trekking, ancient ruins and surfing * Loaded with information and suggestions on how to get off the beaten track, from discovering the incredible wildlife to enigmatic Inca sites * Includes comprehensive information on everything from transport, practicalities to history, culture & landscape * Plus all the usual accommodation, eating and drinking listings for every budget * Full-colour planning section to inspire you and help you find the best experiences From uncovering the best gourmet spots in Lima to the sapphire shores of Lake Titicaca, Footprint's fully updated 9th edition will help you navigate this incredible destination.
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Chile & Easter Island is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Museum-hop in Barrio Bellas Artes, kayak down the calm Rio Serrano, or marvel at the strikingly enigmatic moai of Easter Island; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Chile and Easter Island and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Chile & Easter Island Travel Guide: *Color maps and images throughout *Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests *Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots *Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices *Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss *Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, literature, cinema, politics, landscapes, wildlife, and wine *Over 66 local maps *Covers Santiago, Vina del Mar, Rapa Nui, Arica, Anakena Beach, Northern Patagonia, Southern Patagonia, Chiloe, Sur Chico, Norte Grande, Norte Chico, Middle Chile, Tierra del Fuego, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Chile & Easter Island, our most comprehensive guide to Chile & Easter Island, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less traveled. * Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's South America on a Shoestring guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Buenos Aires 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 companion. Rely on dozens of top 10 lists - from the top 10 museums to the top 10 great tango and dance halls - 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: Buenos Aires. DK Eyewitness top 10 Travel Guide: Buenos Aires - showing you what others only tell you.
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Get ready for the World Cup! The brand new Berlitz Brazilian Portuguese phrase book contains all the phrases you really need when you are in Brazil, whether it is asking for directions, joining in on the football talk or ordering food and drinks. All the phrases are organised in easy-to-use sections such as Survival, People, Leisure Time and Emergencies, with useful cultural and travel tips written by local authors, a two-way dictionary of over 3,000 words, plus an essential grammar and pronunciation guide. Other features include a fresh, crisp design and user-friendly layout with eye-catching colour-coding and full-colour photography. You'll never be lost for words with Berlitz.
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Be inspired by the new edition of Insight Guide Brazil, a comprehensive full-color guide to one of the most exciting countries in the world. The awe-inspiring Amazon Rainforest, amazing beaches, and historic towns are only a sample of what Brazil has to offer. Insight Guides' unrivaled coverage of history and culture provides an essential introduction to the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games host nation. Our Best Of Brazil highlights the country's top attractions, including Sugar Loaf mountain, Salvador's colonial architecture, the riches of the Amazon, and of course, Carnival! Descriptive region-by-region accounts of where to go are enhanced by beautiful photographs, while all major sights are cross-referenced with full-color maps, and the travel tips section provides a wealth of information on how to plan your trip, plus our selection of the best hotels.
- RRP £16.99