Moon Coastal Oregon (Seventh Edition)
By Judy Jewell, W. C. McRae
Make Your Escape with Moon Travel Guides!Discover incredible hiking, camping, seafood, and wildlife along this picturesque coastline with Moon Coastal Oregon.Inside you'll find:* Flexible, strategic itineraries that can be adapted for your schedule, including: "Coastal Road Trip," "Coastal Camping," "Trails and Tidepools," "Save It for a Rainy Day," "Cozy Seaside Inns," "Foraging the Coast," "Surf Oregon," "Top 10 Photo Ops," and "Undiscovered Beaches"* Honest advice on when to go, how to get around, and where to stay, from quaint coastal B&Bs to camping in the redwoods* Full color photos and detailed maps throughout* Expert insight from Oregon locals Judy Jewell and Bill McRae* The best spots for outdoor adventure:surfing, fishing, hiking, biking, whale-watching, and more* Activities and ideas for every traveler, season, and budget: Hop in the car and take the 101 for a stunning coastal road trip, stopping along the way to explore charming harbor towns. Camp among sand dunes and shipwrecks, gaze at free-swimming sharks at the Oregon Coast Aquarium, or visit one of Lewis and Clark's expedition landmarks. Hike through any of the 80 state parks along the coast, forage for your own dinner of fish, crabs, clams, and mussels, and discover the best spots to catch that perfect Pacific sunset* Detailed coverage of small towns along the coast, as well as the larger hubs including Astoria, Newport, and Lincoln City* Thorough information, including background on the landscape, plants and animals, climate, and local cultureWith Moon Coastal Oregon's expert tips, myriad activities, and local insight, you can plan your trip your way.Hitting the road? Try Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip. Exploring more of the Beaver State? Try Moon Oregon or Moon Portland.
Rick Steves Snapshot Normandy (Fourth Edition)
By Rick Steves, Steve Smith
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Normandy.Rick Steves and Steve Smith cover the essentials of Normandy, including Rouen, Honfleur, Bayeux, Mont St. Michel, and Dinan. Visit the Big Clock in Rouen that dates back to the Renaissance, or cross the causeway towards Mont St. Michel. You'll get Rick's firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guide is a tour guide in your pocket.Rick Steves Snapshot guides consist of excerpted chapters from Rick Steves European country guidebooks. Snapshot guides are a great choice for travelers visiting a specific city or region, rather than multiple European destinations. These slim guides offer all of Rick's up-to-date advice on what sights are worth your time and money. They include good-value hotel and restaurant recommendations, with no introductory information (such as overall trip planning, when to go, and travel practicalities).
Moon Amsterdam, First Edition
By Audrey Sykes
Join Amsterdam local Audrey Sykes on an unforgettable adventure. With her unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon Amsterdam has everything you need to know to explore like a local.Moon Amsterdam shows travelers the best way to experience all Amsterdam has to offer-from the true stereotypes of tulips blossoming between the ancient cobblestones and a frosty beer around every corner, to the secret attractions that are just a bike or boat ride away. Sykes includes unique trip ideas, including The Best of Amsterdam, Bruges, and Brussels, Amsterdam by Bicycle, and Beer for Connoisseurs. Complete with details on finding the best-secluded beaches and the most stunning archeological sights, Moon Amsterdam gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.With expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this full-color guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience. Moon Amsterdam includes areas such as:* The Center* Red Light District and Nieuwmarkt* Canal Belt* Museumplein and Vondelpark* De Pijp* Jordaan* Plantage* Along the Ij River* Greater Amsterdam* Brussels* Bruges
Rick Steves Snapshot Loire Valley (Fourth Edition)
By Rick Steves, Steve Smith
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in the Loire Valley.Rick Steves and Steve Smith cover the essentials of the Loire Valley, including Amboise and Chinon. Visit grandiose châteaus, such as Chenonceau, Blois, and Château d'Azay-le-Rideau. Tour the Leonardo da Vinci park and go wine-tasting in Vouvray. You'll get Rick's firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guide is a tour guide in your pocket.Rick Steves Snapshot guides consist of excerpted chapters from Rick Steves European country guidebooks. Snapshot guides are a great choice for travelers visiting a specific city or region, rather than multiple European destinations. These slim guides offer all of Rick's up-to-date advice on what sights are worth your time and money. They include good-value hotel and restaurant recommendations, with no introductory information (such as overall trip planning, when to go, and travel practicalities).
Moon Georgia (Eighth Edition)
By Jim Morekis
Admire classic antebellum architecture, treat yourself to the best barbeque in the country, and bask in the laid-back charm of the Peach State with Savannah native Jim Morekis in Moon Georgia.What You'll Find in Moon Georgia:* Firsthand perspective from Georgia native Jim Morekis on his home state* Over 30 detailed, easy-to-use maps for navigating independently* Strategic itineraries for every trip and budget, including: The Best of Georgia, Civil War Sites, Mountains and Marshes, Georgia's Musical Legacy, and Red Clay Writers* Focused coverage of Atlanta, North Georgia, Piedmont, Middle Georgia, Savannah, South Georgia, and The Golden Isles* Honest advice on finding the right accommodations and getting around by car or public transportation* Activities and ideas for every traveler: meander the bustling streets of Atlanta, or go whitewater rafting on the Chatooga River. Explore the unique ecosystem of The Golden Isles, or tour the landmarks of Georgia's American history. Catch a show at the celebrated Fox Theatre, and immerse yourself in the best of Georgia's music, food, and vibrant nightlife* Detailed and thorough information, including crucial background on culture and history, geography, and regional vernacularWith Moon Georgia's practical tips, myriad activities, and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.Looking to do a southern city hop? Try Moon Charleston & Savannah or Moon Nashville.
Moon South Carolina (Seventh Edition)
By Jim Morekis
Warm, sultry air, incomparable seafood, and distinctive Southern hospitality: from the creative hub of Charleston to the mossy, laidback Lowcountry, see what sets the Palmetto State apart with Moon South Carolina.What You'll Find in Moon South Carolina:* Unique perspective from Jim Morekis on the state that has captivated him since childhood* Detailed, easy-to-use maps and handy reference photos for navigating independently* Essential information on accommodations, recreation, and transportation* Focused coverage of Charleston, Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand, Hilton Head and the Lowcountry, Columbia and the Midlands, Greenville, and the Upstate* Strategic itineraries for every trip and budget, including: The Best of South Carolina, Paths of the Civil War, Child's Play, Fresh Catch, Fore!, Barbecue, Back to Nature, and African American Heritage* Activities and ideas for every traveler: Wander the charming narrow streets of Charleston, and find the best little watering hole to mingle with the locals. Visit historic Fort Sumter and hear the stories of Civil War battlefields. Take a thrilling whitewater rafting trip, tee off at one of countless golf courses, or explore the cypress swamps at Congaree National Park. Spend a day lounging on the beach and explore rolling sand dunes, then order up a plate of fresh fried catfish or authentic barbecue* Current background information on the landscape, plants and animals, history, government and politics, and cultureWith Moon South Carolina's myriad activities, practical advice, and insider tips, you can plan your trip your way.Exploring more of the city? Try Moon Charleston. Sticking to the coastline? Try Moon Coastal Carolinas.
Moon Havana (Second Edition)
By Christopher P. Baker
Moon Travel Guides: Experience the Life of the City!Discover what countless literary icons have: an amalgam of stunning architecture, compelling history, and world-class cuisine. Fall in love with Havana with Cuba expert Christopher P. Baker's Moon Havana.What You'll Discover in Moon Havana:* Expert, knowledgeable perspective from Christopher P. Baker on the capital of the country he has studied for decades* Full-color photos and detailed, easy-to-use maps for getting around on your own* Strategic itineraries for every trip and budget, including: The Best of Havana in 5 Days, Viva la Revolución!, Havana's Musical Feast, and Cars, Cigars, and Cabarets* Honest advice on finding the best accommodations and navigating the city by car or public transportation* Activities and ideas for every traveler: Stroll the tree-lined Prado in Old Havana (Habana Viejo), or hang out in one of Hemingway's old haunts. Relax and people-watch in the sunshine in one of Havana's quintessential plazas, or take a self-guided walking tour of the city's key museums and galleries. Wind down with a classic mojito, and find the best spots in town for dining and dancing* Detailed and thorough information, including crucial background on culture and history, geography, and language* The most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the essentials: travel laws, visas and officialdom, and health and safety tipsWith Moon Havana's practical tips, myriad activities, and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.Expanding your trip? Try Moon Cuba.
Prague: A Traveller's Reader
By Jan Kaplan
Beautiful, turbulent Prague has for centuries been an inspiration to artists and writers, inhabitants and visitors. This wide-ranging, varied and carefully chosen collection provides a richly layered view of beautiful, turbulent Prague as seen by the eyes of visitors to and residents of 'The Golden City' over the centuries.Czech-born Jan Kaplan's selection from letters, diaries, memoirs and anecdotes brings to life both the city's exhilarating creative power and the many tragic events played out in its streets throughout history.Eye-witness accounts of the sermons of Jan Hus, Czech forerunner of the German Reformation; the Prague Defenestrations, beginning in 1419; the première of Mozart's opera Don Giovanni in 1787; and the invasions and political upheavals of the 20th century are all included in this remarkable collection.
Moon Nashville to New Orleans Road Trip
By Margaret Littman
Hit the Road with Moon Travel Guides!Including Natchez Trace Parkway, Memphis, Tupelo, and the Mississippi Blues TrailSee the top destinations between Nashville and the Big Easy with this book as your guide. With easy-to-use maps that keep you oriented on and off the highway, our detailed driving routes provide everything you need - including mileage from place to place, driving times, and advice on the best stops along the way to eat, sleep, and explore.Choose the road trip that's best for you:* The 14-Day Best of the Natchez Trace* One Week in Nashville* The Best of New OrleansWith focused coverage of Nashville, Tupelo, Jackson, Natchez and New Orleans (and everything in between!) Moon Nashville to New Orleans Road Trip ensures you won't miss a thing.Making a cross country trip? Try Moon Road Trip USA Route 66. Looking for more classic Americana? Try Moon Road Trip USA Appalachian Trail.
Travel as a Political Act (Third Edition)
By Rick Steves
Exploring the world through travel is a vital way to shape our political views and our social awareness. These days, it's more important than ever to engage in travel as an activist.In this fully revised edition of his award-winning book Travel as a Political Act, acclaimed author and activist Rick Steves explains how to travel thoughtfully and honestly, and to come home with a better understanding of how our nation fits into a universal puzzle. In Rick's own words, travel connects us with nature, with culture, and most importantly, with people. When we experience the rest of the world, instead of fearing its diversity, we can learn to celebrate it.With entirely new chapters focused on the far-reaching impact of global events such as Brexit, Trump, and so much more, Rick shows readers how to travel with intention and an open mind. In times of political and cultural turmoil, his ardent philosophy rings truer than ever: beyond new experiences, great art, and tasty cuisine, travel emboldens us to become better citizens of this planet.
Moon Cuba (Seventh Edition)
By Christopher P. Baker
Visting Cuba makes for an intoxicating adventure. Moon Cuba is a comprehensive guide to discovering its compelling history, romantic architecture, and natural wonders. What You'll Discover in Moon Cuba:* Expert perspective from award-winning travel writer Christopher P. Baker on the country he has studied for decades* Full-color photos and detailed, easy-to-use maps for navigating independently* Strategic itineraries for every trip and budget, including: The Best of Cuba, Best Beaches, Havana's Musical Feast, Scenic Drives, Birding at Its Best, Cars, Cigars, and Cabarets, Dive Into Cuba, and Eco-Adventures* Focused coverage of Havana, Artemisa and Pinar del Rio, Isla de Juventud Special Municipality, Mayabeque and Matanzas, Cienfuegos and Villa Clara, Sancti Spíritus, Ciego de Ávila and Camagüey, Las Tunas and Holguín, Granma, Santiago de Cuba, and Guantànamo* Honest advice on air travel, finding the right accommodations, and getting around by car or public transportation* Activities and ideas for every traveler: Go birdwatching or horseback riding or hike the revolutionary trails of the Sierra Maestra trod by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara. Savor delectable criollo cuisine, indulge in the world's finest cigars fresh from the factory, or enjoy a night on the town with a few authentic mojitos and cuba libres* Detailed and thorough information, including crucial background on culture and history, geography, and language* A handy, comprehensive guide to travel laws, visas and officialdom, and health and safety tipsWith Moon Cuba's practical tips, myriad activities, and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.Looking to dive deeper into Cuba's cosmopolitan culture? Try Moon Havana.
Moon Coastal Carolinas (Fourth Edition)
By Jim Morekis
Get to know this historic and beautiful stretch of American coastline, from the "wreckers" of the Outer Banks to the "snowbirds" of Hilton Head with Moon Coastal Carolinas.What you'll find in Moon Coastal Carolinas:* Expert coverage from local author and born-and-bred southerner Jim Morekis. From climbing lighthouses in the Outer Banks to eating shrimp and grits in Charleston, Jim brings you his favorite things to do in the Coastal Carolinas.* Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed directions and maps for exploring on your own* In-depth coverage of The Outer Banks, North Carolina Central Coast, Charleston, Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand, Wilmington and Cape Fear, South Carolina Low Country* Strategic itineraries in an easy-to-navigate format, such as "The Best of the Coastal Carolinas", "Coastal Carolinas for Couples", and "African American Heritage"* Activities and ideas for every traveler: Sample seafood (fried, grilled, or boiled) from Elizabeth City to Port Royal, but don't forget about the barbecue! Relax on the beach or explore the hundreds of windswept waterways by boat or kayak. Go hang-gliding for a shot of adventure, or go bird-watching and enjoy nature's stillness. See the historic sights of Charleston, the site of humankind's first flight at Kittyhawk, or just breathe in that salty sea air* Current background information on the landscape, culture, history, and environment* Tips for travelers on health and safety, recreation, transportation, and accommodationWith Moon Coastal Carolinas' practical tips, myriad activities, and an insider's view on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.Heading inland? Try Moon South Carolina or Moon North Carolina! Looking for an adventure on the open road? Check out Moon Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip.
By Anna Hart
'Humorous, emotional and useful...Don't read Departures if you've got any annual leave left to play with'GraziaHave you ever turned up on a post-heartbreak holiday hopelessly unprepared and been forced to sleep on the floor wrapped up in a curtain? How about that eagerly-awaited solo adventure when you had to be airlifted home? Or what about the time you went to a fascinating European cultural capital and neglected to visit any of the world-renowned sights because you were in the bar? Well, Anna Hart has been on all those holidays, and more. As an avid traveller and then travel journalist, she's spent most of her working life on a plane somewhere, and over 10 years writing about the places she's ended up. In Departures she brings all of that knowledge together with the signature warmth and wit of her journalism. Anna is here to show that even the experts get it wrong, and how to get it right . . .