The Rough Guide to Cancun & the Yucatan is the ultimate guide to Mexico's premier tourist destination. It's packed with detailed coverage of Cancun, Cozumel, Tulum, the Riviera Maya and Costa Maya, as well as in-depth descriptions of all the accessible Maya sites, from world-famous Chichen Itza and Palenque to fabulous, barely known destinations like Calakmul or Sayil. This new edition also contains expanded coverage of Chiapas, to include San Cristobal de las Casas. Along with extensive practical detail on hotels, hostels, restaurants, bars and clubs, there's full coverage of activities, whether you want to dive with whale sharks, swim in hidden cenotes, cycle around ancient sites or simply chill on the beach. With clear maps and stunning photography The Rough Guide to Cancun & the Yucatan makes sure you don't miss the unmissable. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Cancun & the Yucatan.
The Rough Guide to Venice & the Veneto is long established as the most thorough and reliable guide to the city and its surroundings. Unrivaled in its coverage of the Doge's Palace, the Basilica di San Marco, and other major sights, The Rough Guide to Venice and the Veneto also reveals the treasures to be found in the districts that lie off the usual tourist trails — and has plenty of maps to make sure you find them easily. It will tell you the best places to stay, eat, and drink, in all price ranges, from backwater bars to gourmet restaurants, from homely B&Bs to spectacular Grand Canal hotels. In addition to being packed with stories that illuminate the city's history, The Rough Guide to Venice & the Veneto tells you more about the city as it is today than any other guidebook, with features on everything from flood-prevention projects to the travails of Venice's football team. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Venice & the Veneto. Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.
The Rough Guide to Barcelona is the ultimate guidebook to one of Europe's most vibrant, exciting, and stylish cities. In full-color throughout, with dozens of photos, this guide not only gives you the finest coverage of Barcelona's historic sights and famous architecture, including the magnificent Gaude creations like the Sagrada Familia, but also has a keen eye for offbeat attractions and in-the-know sights, from quirky museums to neighborhood markets, city beaches, and urban parks. With up-to-date reviews of the best hotels, bars, restaurants, and clubs for all budgets, you'll find just what you're looking for in The Rough Guide to Barcelona, whether a hideaway boutique hotel or the best sangria in town. Make the most of your vacation with The Rough Guide to Barcelona.
The Rough Guide to Estonia, Latvia, and 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 go. It includes comprehensive coverage of the historic capital cities, the dramatic rural regions dotted with lakes and wetlands, the lost-in-time medieval villages, 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, while stunning photography and a full-color introduction make this your ultimate traveling companion to Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
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.
The new-look Rough Guide to the Dominican Republic - now in full colour throughout - is the ultimate travel guide to this fascinating island nation. You can discover the country's highlights with stunning photography, colour-coded maps and more listings and information than ever before. You'll find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in the Dominican Republic - from paradise beaches to pulsating baseball games, mountains to merengue and kiteboarding to Carnival - as well as up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels, bars, clubs, shops and restaurants for all budgets. Whether you have time to browse detailed chapters full of off-the-beaten track destinations, or need fast-fix itineraries and author recommendations that pick out the highlights you won't want to miss, The Rough Guide to the Dominican Republic won't let you down! Make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to the Dominican Republic.
The Rough Guide to Belize is the ultimate travel guide to this unique country, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions, from the sun-washed cayes to soaring Mayan pyramids. You can discover Belize's highlights with stunning photography and in-depth information on everything from the country's magnificent Barrier Reef - the longest in the Western Hemisphere - to its mist-shrouded jungles. You can find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in Belize, relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best resorts, hotels, spas, restaurants and activities for all budgets. You can explore every corner of Belize with clear, user-friendly maps. You can make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Belize.
The Rough Guide to the Cotswolds is your definitive handbook to one of the most beautiful and diverse holiday destinations in the UK. From stately homes and wildlife parks to modern art galleries, country walks and adventure sports, the full-colour section introduces all of the regions' highlights. For every town and village, there are comprehensive and opinionated reviews of all the best places to eat, drink and stay to suit every budget. It brings the Cotswolds bang up-to-date; out go musty tearooms and chintzy B&Bs and in come the best of the area?s new contemporary restaurants, boutique-styled hotels and top-rated country pubs. There?s plenty of practical advice and a special focus on the region?s gastronomy with features on specialist farmers? markets, local farm shops, gastro-pubs and country restaurants. The guide also comes complete with easy-to-use maps for every area making sure you don?t miss the unmissable. Make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to the Cotswolds.
The Rough Guide to New York City is the ultimate travel guide to the city that never sleeps. With full color throughout and dozens of photos to illustrate New York City's great buildings, iconic landmarks, and distinctive neighborhoods, this updated guidebook will show you the best the city has to offer. The Rough Guide to New York City includes itineraries to help you explore all the must-see sights, discover great places to eat, and experience the city outside of the traditional tourist's path. You'll also find detailed information neighborhood-by-neighborhood, whether you want to visit the historic Financial District, Chelsea's High Line park, the churches of Harlem, Brooklyn's Coney Island, or even the farthest reaches of the Bronx. New York City has something for everyone — art galleries and museums, festivals and nightlife — and The Rough Guide to New York City uncovers it all, revealing hidden gems in some of the most popular areas and including all kinds of highlights in its "Top 5" lists. Detailed color maps for each neighborhood, plus a subway map and practical information on all the essentials, make getting around easy. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to New York City. Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.
The new-look, full colour THE ROUGH GUIDE TO MALLORCA AND MENORCA goes beyond the sun, booze and high-rise hotels to reveal the surprising delights of these Balearic islands. Away from the handful of mega-resorts, discover the bustle of Mallorca's capital, Palma, the craggy mountains and medieval monasteries of the north coast, and the charming towns of the central plain. Menorca, lying to the east, boasts an interior of rolling fields and wooded ravines in between its capital Mao, and the beautifully preserved town of Ciutadella, while a chain of conservation areas protect the pristine coves and beaches that are Menorca's real treasures. Stunning photos, suggested itineraries, day hike routes, colour-coded maps, trustworthy reviews and top five boxes, not to mention all the practical information you need, will help you enjoy the very best of both these islands. Make the most of your time with THE ROUGH GUIDE TO MALLORCA AND MENORCA.
Dan Brown's new thriller "The Lost Symbol" is the biggest global publishing phenomenon since his runaway bestseller "The Da Vinci Code". The new adventures of mystery-solving Professor of Symbology, Robert Langdon have attracted huge global interest and fresh controversies concerning Dan Brown's ideas, characters and thoughts on mythology and history. "The Rough Guide to The Lost Symbol" traces all the debates concerning religion and secret societies and the views of historians on Dan Brown's plots and ideas. It casts an eye on the locations of the book and how you can visit them and explains how "The Lost Symbol" connects to Brown's previous work and other books. Whether you are a Dan Brown fanatic, sceptic or agnostic there is no doubting the excitement generated by his exciting stories all of which are explored in this guide. This new "Rough Guide" has the key to understanding "The Lost Symbol".
The Rough Guide to Nepal is the most passionate and knowledgeable guidebook to this inspiring country. It offers an insider's guide to Kathmandu, from its Tantric temples to its lively bar scene. It details all the finest Himalayan treks, with practical, up-to-date and expert advice on when and where to go, and what to take. It covers all the National Parks, offering advice and information on everything from tracking wildlife to hiring elephants.Dedicated chapters are devoted to mountain biking, white water rafting, and other adventure sports, and there is unrivaled detail on Buddhism, Hinduism, and the many ethnic groups that make Nepal a unique destination. For ex-pats and visitors alike, the advice on health and cultural etiquette is second to none.The Rough Guide to Nepal also contains scores of detailed maps that have been checked by hand on the ground, covering everything from Pokhara and the Chitwan National Park to the Everest Base Camp trek. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Nepal.
THE ROUGH GUIDE TO THE LAKE DISTRICT, features comprehensive reviews of the finest places to stay and eat for every budget, based on personal inspection by a long-time Lakes expert. Whether you're looking for a walker's hostel or boutique hotel, cafe or gastro-pub, farmhouse B&B or country-house hotel, this guide has the lowdown on all the best deals. There's detailed information on the best way to get around by public transport, while special features on the great outdoors focus on local walks, classic hikes, mountain climbs, lake cruises and family adventures. Whether you're on a walking holiday or family break you can discover all the facts you need - from current opening times to festival dates. There's also background information on the history, culture, nature and wildlife of the English Lakes, and plenty of special features - from the history of rock-climbing or a rundown of music festivals to the fascinating lives of the locals. Make the most of your time with THE ROUGH GUIDE TO THE LAKE DISTRICT.
The Rough Guide to Amsterdam is your essential travel guide to this compact and instantly likeable city, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions. From the Anne Frank House to the Rijksmuseum, The Rough Guide to Amsterdam will steer you to outstanding art galleries, elegant canal-side architecture, and all the must-see city sights. This full-color, updated guide provides comprehensive coverage of the best restaurants, stylish bars, intimate cafes, vibrant markets, and hottest nightlife in Amsterdam for all budgets. Explore all corners of the city with authoritative background on everything from the city's canal houses to the art of the Golden Age, relying on the clearest maps of any guide, as well as practical language tips. The Rough Guide to Amsterdam also includes a chapter devoted to day trips featuring places like Haarlem, Alkmaar, and Edam. Whether you're sipping a beer in an old cafe or dodging the trams on Dam Square, this guide is indispensable. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Amsterdam. Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.
Explore every corner of Miami and South Florida, using the clearest maps of any guide. Choose where to go and what to see, inspired by dozens of photos. Read expert background on everything from Art Deco architecture to the beaches and non-stop nightlife. Rely on our selection of the best places to stay, eat and party, for every budget.
The Rough Guide to Paris is your essential guide to Europe's most elegant city, with clear maps and detailed coverage of the best attractions. Inspirational photography, neighborhood-by-neighborhood accounts and detailed, up-to-date maps help you get the most out of a visit to Paris — whether that means Notre-Dame and a romantic stroll along the Seine or visits to edgy boutiques and less-visited corners of the French capital. With its frank, incisive reviews of the must-see sights and our pick of the best of the city's cafes, restaurants, bars, and clubs, from the hip to the timeless, The Rough Guide to Paris will help you discover all that Paris has to offer. Tell-it-like-it-is listings help you find the right accommodation for your budget, be it a boutique design hotel on the Left Bank, a luxurious classic on the Right, or just that perfect low-cost hostel. Whether you are enjoying a croissant in a small cafe or scaling the Eiffel Tower, this guide is indispensable. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Paris. Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.
The Mini Rough Guide to Paris is your perfect companion to Europe's most visited and romantic capital. Discover Paris' highlights with stunning photography and detailed coverage, plus a full-colour section introducing Paris' hottest sights such as the Eiffel Tower and the stylish Marais quarter. Find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in Paris whilst relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels and restaurants, the trendiest bars and the most old-fashioned cafes, and more offbeat attractions, such as new cutting-edge arts space, “the 104”. The Mini Rough Guide to Paris also helps you to plan day-trips from the city to Europe's biggest attractions: Disneyland Paris and Versailles. Pocket-sized and portable, this updated 4th edition comes complete with new colour maps, with grid references to help you explore every corner of this romantic city. Make the most of your break with The Mini Rough Guide to Paris.
"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".
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 United Arab Emirates, 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.
The new Rough Guide to England is the definitive insider's guide to a country rich in history, heritage and culture. Now in full colour throughout, this fully updated guide has clear maps, detailed itineraries and regional highlights. There's practical information and advice on visiting England's beautiful countryside and coastline, as well as the many diverse cities, towns and picture-postcard villages. Don't miss a thing with up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, from boutique hotels to budget hostels, the most authentic pubs and new-on-the-scene restaurants, and the most exciting activities and experiences. Whether you're camping on a remote Cornish peninsula, hiking in the Peak District, being pampered in a spa town or browsing markets in London's East End, explore every corner of this superb country with easy-to-use maps and detailed sights information. Make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to England.