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The 10 Best of Everything: An Ultimate Guide for Travelers

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Publisher Comments:

This deluxe, entertaining dream guide showcases the experience and savoir-faire of such luminaries as Prince Charles on architecture, Arnold Palmer on favorite golf courses, Luciano Pavarotti on opera houses, and Baron Philip de Rothschild on the best vintages. Scores of experts name the 10 best islands, poshest pubs and polo clubs, best things to do on Sundays afternoons in the worlds best cities, and a treasure trove of musts for the high-end traveler or anyone who aspires to be.

The 2008 edition is expanded with much new material—latest discoveries of jet-set authors Nathaniel Lande and Andrew Lande in hotels, restaurants and resorts, plus many up-to-date revisions in their top ten lists. The new Grand Tour includes 20 classic adventures, all experienced by the veteran travelers, with lush and enticing journeys to the Amalfi Coast, Great Barrier Reef, Shanghai, the Greek Isles, Antarctica, and more.

Studded with colorful illustrations, cosmopolitan sidebars, and savvy tips, as well as a wealth of options for getting there via land, sea, or air, this elegant and sophisticated book will awaken yearnings for exotic travel in readers everywhere.

Book News Annotation:

This travel guide offers the best of everything for every traveler. In addition to lists of the world's best cruises, most beautiful gardens, best shopping and loveliest views, the Landes present tips, narratives by expert travelers, 200 illustrations, and descriptions of their choices in each category. The second half of the guide describes the 10 best historical and literary journeys on the globe.
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

This travel guide offers the best of everything for every traveler. In addition to lists of the world's best cruises, most beautiful gardens, best shopping and loveliest views, the Landes present tips, narratives by expert travelers, 200 illustrations, and descriptions of their choices in each category. The second half of the guide describes the 10 best historical and literary journeys on the globe. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Nathaniel Lande has logged more than 4 million miles and circled the globe a dozen times as the director of time World News Service. He was creative director for the time magazine group, a founding director of Time-Life Films, and executive producer for both CBS and NBC. He is the author of nine books, including the highly acclaimed Dispatches from the Front: A History of the American War Correspondent.

Andrew Lande, wine and food expert, holds degrees from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Trinity College, Dublin. He is co-author with Nathaniel Lande of The Cigar Connoisseur and co-writer of the award-winning A&E Biography special, "Bob Hope: Americas Entertainer."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780792253648
Subtitle:
An Ultimate Guide for Travelers
Author:
Lande, Nathaniel
Author:
Lande, Andrew
Publisher:
National Geographic
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference - Guides (General)
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
General Travel
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
National Geographic Ten Best of Everything: An Ultimate Guide
Publication Date:
20080318
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200 COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8 x 7.9 x 1.2 in 2.8 lb

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