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Insight Guides books take you deeper into the heart of your destination's history, culture and local hotspots. They can help you plan a wonderful adventure and give you confidence to enjoy a spontaneous day trip. Insight Guides books are essential for anyone who wishes to travel well and prepared. Where will your next adventure take you?

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Insight Guides Books

Insight Guides books take you deeper into the heart of your destination's history, culture and local hotspots. They can help you plan a wonderful adventure and give you confidence to enjoy a spontaneous day trip. Insight Guides books are essential for anyone who wishes to travel well and prepared. Where will your next adventure take you?

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    Insight Guides Great Breaks York (Paperback)

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    Discover the best of York on foot by completing the walks and tours highlighted in this pocket-sized Insight Guides book.

    From the best places to visit and where to eat to must-see attractions including the Yorkshire Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre and the Grand Opera House, this book is a must-have for anyone visiting the grand city.

    It contains insider recommendations of active pursuits and themed trips and clear maps to help you get around the city with ease. It also includes an eBook app to help you make the most of your visit while on the go.
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    Insight Guides Great Breaks Jersey (Paperback)

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    Are you thinking of booking a trip to Jersey? Don't leave without this book from Insight Guides! It has a focus on great walks and tours and includes full-colour photographs.

    Presented in a convenient size, it highlights all the best walks and tours, sights and attractions and trips you should take when you visit this beautiful island. It includes insider recommendations for places to stay and practical maps to ensure you never get lost.

    It also features practical, informative tips for getting around the island and includes a free eBook app to help you make the most of your time there.
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    Insight Guides Great Breaks Bath (Paperback)

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    From the Roman Baths to lesser-known gems like Prior Park, this Insight Guides book will help you explore the beautiful city of Bath on foot.

    This pocket-sized book lists all the must-see attractions and also includes 10 walking itineraries to help you make the most of visits to sites like Stonehenge and the ancient centre. It also includes a link to a free eBook app that you can use on the go while on your visit.

    The best restaurants, hotels and rainy day recommendations are also featured alongside truly awe-inspiring colour photography. It has everything you need for a trip to beautiful Bath.
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    Insight Guides Great Breaks Oxford (Paperback)

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    Make the most of a visit to Oxford and explore the city on foot by completing the walks and tours featured in this Insight Guides book. It includes a free eBook app so that you can make even more of your time in this wonderful city.

    Each detailed route highlights the best places to visit including museums, markets and waterways and there are also insider recommendations for sites and attractions to visit.

    This book includes full-colour photographs and clear maps to help you find your way around.
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  • IGBR

    Insight Guides Great Breaks Brighton, Sussex & the South Downs (Paperback)

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    Discover the best of Brighton, Sussex and the South Downs on foot by following the walks and tours highlighted in this pocket-sized travel book from Insight Guides.

    Including clear maps so you never get lost, this book highlights all the must-see attractions including Brighton Pier, The Lanes and Lewes castle.

    This book also includes a link to a free eBook app that will help you make the most of your time in this beautiful area of the country.
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    Insight Guides Great Breaks Edinburgh (Paperback)

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    This Insight Guides book highlights walks and tours that will help you make the most of a visit to Edinburgh.

    It features all the must-see attractions and includes insider recommendations for things to do and places to eat. It also has informative tips for getting there and around and clear maps to ensure you never get lost.

    The book also includes a link to an eBook app that will answer all your questions while on the go.
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    Insight Guides Great Breaks Guernsey (Paperback)

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    Heading off to the Channel Islands to visit Guernsey? Make the most of your time on this beautiful island by following the walks and tours featured in this pocket-sized book from Insight Guides.

    The detailed routes (complete with clear and concise maps so that you'll never get lost) feature the best places to visit while on your trip and the finest restaurants. Local attractions including Castle Cornet, Victor Hugo's Hauteville House and Fort Grey are also highlighted.

    This book also includes insider recommendations for things to to and practical information on getting there and around. A free eBook app is also included, so that you can make the most of your time while on the move.
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    Insight Guides Great Breaks Glasgow (Paperback)

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    This pocket-sized Insight Guides book contains everything you need to know if you're planning a trip to the gorgeous Scottish city of Glasgow.

    With a focus on walks and tours you can take, it has detailed routes and clear maps so you will never get lost. It also highlights all the best places to visit, where to eat and must-see attractions including the city's markets, football stadiums and theatre and music venues (including the world-famous Barrowlands).

    There are descriptions of the local highlights that make the area special, full-colour photographs and essential tips on travel and transport so you can make the most of your visit. This book also includes a link to a free eBook so you can explore more while on the go.
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  • ANDRP

    Insight Guides Phrasebooks: German (Paperback)

    Insight Guides

    Introducing the brand new Insight Phrasebooks for 2015 with a free audio app download! Compact and lightweight, these pocket-sized phrasebooks are packed with all the words and phrases users need to feel at home, when away. These indispensable little books feature easy-to-use, colour-coded sections, snippets of local information and language tips, plus all the words travellers need to get around and about. There's also a free audio app - just download for free before you go using the individual download code inside the book. It's full of key phrases from the book and features native speakers for perfect pronunciation. It's easy - just follow along to the book as you listen and repeat or simply use on its own.
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    Insight Guides: Belize (Paperback)

    Insight Guides

    Insight Guides: Inspiring your next adventure. This new edition of Insight Guide Belize is a comprehensive, full-colour travel guide packed with inspiration and information. It includes engrossing features on everything from Buccaneers and Baymen and the Creole language to Birdwatching and Ecotourism. Inside Insight Guide Belize: includes a detailed history section covers the ancient Maya people, the arrival of the Spanish, British colonialism and the battle for independence; features a brand new Best of Belize section lists the country's must-see attractions, from ancient monuments to wildlife reserves and adventure sports to jungle lodges; The Places section covers the entire country from the Northern Cayes to Punta Gorda and the forests of the south. Specially commissioned photographs vividly capture Belize's beautiful landscape, exotic wildlife and diverse people; it includes a 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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    Insight Guides: Puerto Rico (Paperback)

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    Blessed with glorious beaches, spectacular mountain ranges and lush, green rainforest, Puerto Rico offers fantastic outdoor activities, cultural sights, plus great food and music. Insight Guide Puerto Rico provides detailed coverage of this fascinating country, while full-colour photography and maps help you navigate with ease. Our detailed Travel Tips give you all the practical information you need to plan your trip, including our selection of the best and most authentic hotels and restaurants.
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  • AOGUN

    Insight Guides Phrasebooks: Swedish (Paperback)

    Insight Guides

    Introducing the brand new Insight Phrasebooks for 2015 with a free audio app download! Compact and lightweight, these pocket-sized phrasebooks are packed with all the words and phrases users need to feel at home, when away. These indispensable little books feature easy-to-use, colour-coded sections, snippets of local information and language tips, and all the words travellers need to get around and about. There's also a free audio app - just download for free before you go using the individual download code inside the book. It's full of key phrases from the book and features native speakers for perfect pronunciation. It's easy - just follow along to the book as you listen and repeat or simply use on its own.
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  • AOGUM

    Insight Guides Phrasebooks: Japanese (Paperback)

    Insight Guides

    Introducing the brand new Insight Phrasebooks for 2015 with a free audio app download! Compact and lightweight, these pocket-sized phrasebooks are packed with all the words and phrases users need to feel at home, when away. These indispensable little books feature easy-to-use, colour-coded sections, snippets of local information and language tips, and all the words travellers need to get around and about. There's also a free audio app - just download for free before you go using the individual download code inside the book. It's full of key phrases from the book and features native speakers for perfect pronunciation. It's easy - just follow along to the book as you listen and repeat or simply use on its own.
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    Insight Guides Phrasebooks: Mandarin (Paperback)

    Introducing the brand new Insight Phrasebooks for 2015 with a free audio app download! Compact and lightweight, these pocket-sized phrasebooks are packed with all the words and phrases users need to feel at home, when away. These indispensable little books feature easy-to-use, colour-coded sections, snippets of local information and language tips, and all the words travellers need to get around and about. There's also a free audio app - just download for free before you go using the individual download code inside the book. It's full of key phrases from the book and features native speakers for perfect pronunciation. It's easy - just follow along to the book as you listen and repeat or simply use on its own.
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    Insight Guides: Taipei City Guide (Hardback)

    Taiwanese culture preserves the best of ancient traditions, while embracing the newest in high-tech modernity, and nowhere is this better exemplified than in the country's dynamic capital, Taipei. Whether you want to admire Taipei 101's architecture, discover precious Chinese artefacts at the National Palace Museum or indulge in feast of street food at Shilin Nightmarket, Insight City Guide Taipei will ensure that you have the quintessential Taipei experience. This book features by local writers delve into topics including the arts scene, Taipei residents' love of sports and shopping, and traditional remedies, while evocative accounts of the city's districts bring Taipei to life, from Ximending's youth culture and Datong's Chinese heritage to the east's skyscrapers juxtaposed with hillside tea plantations. Full-colour photography and maps help you navigate with ease and our detailed Travel Tips give you all the practical information you need to plan your trip. Discover this fascinating city with Insight City Guide Taipei.
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    Insight Guides: Myanmar (Burma) (Paperback)

    Insight Guides

    With its glittering pagodas, timeless countryside and gracious people, Myanmar (Burma) is an extraordinarily beautiful destination, but one that was isolated from the rest of the world until very recently. With tourism growing rapidly and ongoing development as the country opens up, there has never been a better time to explore Myanmar. Following on from our best-selling, award-nominated re-launch in 2013, the 2015 Insight Guide Myanmar (Burma) has been comprehensively updated by an expert author to help inspire and inform travellers wanting to discover this fascinating country. After an inspirational best Of Myanmar section, the country's rich past and cultural heritage are described in a series of lively essays. Contemporary aspects of Burmese life - the changing political situation, the economy, food, architecture, wildlife - are also covered in depth. The places chapters describe all the sights that should be seen - from the incomparable temples of Bagan, serene Inle Lake, the lost world of Mrauk U and the beaches along the Bay of Bengal to the fascinating cities of Yangon and Mandalay. Detailed, high-quality maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information for planning a memorable trip, including our independent selection of the best hotels and restaurants. Discover this most exciting of destinations with Insight Guide Myanmar (Burma).
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    Insight Guides Phrasebooks: Spanish (Paperback)

    Insight Guides

    Introducing the brand new Insight Phrasebooks for 2015 with a free audio app download! Compact and lightweight, these pocket-sized phrasebooks are packed with all the words and phrases users need to feel at home, when away. These indispensable little books feature easy-to-use, colour-coded sections, snippets of local information and language tips, plus all the words travellers need to get around and about. There's also a free audio app - just download for free before you go using the individual download code inside the book. It's full of key phrases from the book and features native speakers for perfect pronunciation. It's easy - just follow along to the book as you listen and repeat or simply use on its own.
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  • ANDRV

    Insight Guides Phrasebooks: Italian (Paperback)

    Insight Guides

    Introducing the brand new Insight Phrasebooks for 2015 with a free audio app download! Compact and lightweight, these pocket-sized phrasebooks are packed with all the words and phrases users need to feel at home, when away. These indispensable little books feature easy-to-use, colour-coded sections, snippets of local information and language tips, plus all the words travellers need to get around and about. There's also a free audio app - just download for free before you go using the individual download code inside the book. It's full of key phrases from the book and features native speakers for perfect pronunciation. It's easy - just follow along to the book as you listen and repeat or simply use on its own.
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  • ANDRQ

    Insight Guides Phrasebooks: French (Paperback)

    Insight Guides

    Introducing the brand new Insight Phrasebooks for 2015 with a free audio app download! Compact and lightweight, these pocket-sized phrasebooks are packed with all the words and phrases users need to feel at home, when away. These indispensable little books feature easy-to-use, colour-coded sections, snippets of local information and language tips, plus all the words travellers need to get around and about. There's also a free audio app - just download for free before you go using the individual download code inside the book. It's full of key phrases from the book and features native speakers for perfect pronunciation. It's easy - just follow along to the book as you listen and repeat or simply use on its own.
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    Insight Guides: Turkey (Paperback)

    Insight Guides

    Insight Guide Turkey is a comprehensive full-colour guide to the culture, history and people of this varied and youthful country. Be inspired by our Best of Turkey section highlighting unmissable sights and experiences and lavish Photo Features on topics such as Turkish cafes, carpets and kilims and the great outdoors. A detailed Places section, with stunning travel photography and full-colour maps, shows you where to go and what to do, from the bright lights of Istanbul to ancient monuments, amazing landscapes and characterful old towns - making sure you don't miss anything. A comprehensive Travel Tips section gives you all the travel advice you need to plan your trip, with our selective, independent reviews to guide you to the most authentic hotels and restaurants.
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    Insight Guides: Explore Shanghai (Paperback)

    Insight Guides

    Glamorous Shanghai is one of the most exciting cities in the world, where the remnants of a fabled history combine with the rapidly expanding skyline of a contemporary economic powerhouse. Explore Shanghai is part of a brand-new series and is the ideal pocket companion when discovering this dynamic and atmospheric city: a full-colour guide containing 15 easy-to-follow routes which lead you from the famous waterfront Bund and Old City's neighbourhoods to Pudong's glittering skyscrapers and out to the landscaped gardens of Suzhou and Hangzhou. Insight's trademark cultural coverage perfectly sets the routes in context, with introductions to Shanghai's fabulous cuisine, wealth of architecture and historical significance. Each route guides you through an interesting area with clear directions, a detailed map and authentic places to eat and drink along the way. The directory section contains a wealth of practical information and a range of carefully selected hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are also plotted on the pull-out map. Whether you are new to the city or a repeat visitor, and however long your stay, Explore Shanghai will guide you to the best of the Paris of the East.
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    Insight Guides: Explore Marrakech (Paperback)

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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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    Insight Guides: Explore Queensland (Paperback)

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    From the glittering Gold Coast and bustling capital of Brisbane to the tropical north, where prehistoric rainforest meets the world's greatest coral reef, Queenland's coastline offers an unrivalled adventure playground. Explore Queensland is part of a brand-new series and is the ideal pocket companion when discovering Queensland: a full-colour guide containing 15 easy-to-follow routes with a wealth of activities on offer, including sailing from the Whitsunday Islands with their tropical beaches, sand driving on Fraser Island and spotting crocodiles in the far north's Wet Tropics. Insight's trademark cultural coverage perfectly sets the routes in context, with introductions to Queensland's cuisine, theme parks, and of course, diving and snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef. Each route guides you through an interesting area with clear directions, a detailed map and authentic places to eat and drink along the way. The directory section contains a wealth of practical information and a range of carefully selected hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are also plotted on the pull-out map. Whether you are new to the island or a repeat visitor, and however long your stay, Explore Queensland will help you discover Queensland's sunny beauty.
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    Insight Flexi Map: Kuala Lumpur (Other)

    Insight Guides

    Flexi Map Kuala Lumpur is a laminated, tear-resistant map which has 3 separate maps, each one accompanied by its own index. It includes a list - with descriptions and some photographs - of 30 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, tourist offices, money, tipping, opening times, public holidays, telecommunications, emergency telephone numbers and climate. On one side is a street plan of the city, shown at a scale of 1:12 500 (1cm = 0.125km), the accompanying index is categorised for ease of use. One way streets, car parks and pedestrian zones are clearly shown and many prominent public buildings, hotels and other places of interest are highlighted and listed in the extensive index. A diagram of the city's Rail Transit System is located on the back cover for easy reference. The reverse side shows a map of the Kuala Lumpur area, at a scale of 1:110 000 (1cm = 1.1km), and a map of Peninsular Malaysia at 1:3.75 million (1cm = 37.5km). Both maps show places of interest and have their own indexes.
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Get ready for your next trip abroad with our Insights Guides packed with fascinating information about the best travel destinations in the world.

Explore the cities and countries of the world

We have an extensive range of Insight Guide books featuring destinations across the world. With stunning photography and loads of information, you’ll have loads of travel inspiration after reading one of these brilliant books.

Rich and detailed descriptions

Learn about the history, geography, culture and visitor attractions of various locations in depth with these detailed travel guides, perfect for those who want to become absorbed in the culture of their travel destination before they get there.