Synopses & Reviews
The spirit of adventure stirs in us alland#8212;and these 100 thrilling journeys will unleash it! Covering the globe by every form of transport imaginableand#8212;from foot and horse to aerial tramand#8212;they plunge us into wild nature, introduce us to different cultures, and test our physical limits. Some last only a few days, while others, in the Amazon or Antarctic, are once-in-a lifetime epic voyages.
Spectacular photos chronicle these amazing trips and practical information helps armchair travelers go from page to reality.and#160;
Discover Italyand#39;s gastronomic wonders through an extraordinary journey in 100 tasting itineraries. Spanning the Italian peninsula and islands, this culinary tour explores the best production areas, regional specialties, ancient traditions, and producers. These are pleasures linked to the land, from wines and quality oils to fresh meat and seafood, and range from simple, genuine ingredients to those more sought after and refined.
About the Author
Jasmina Trifoni is a journalist who specializes in tourism and writes on the subject for major Italian magazines. Together with Marco Cattaneo, she wrote Afghanistan: le donne, la guerra, l'Islam (Afghanistan: women, war and Islam, 2001) in collaboration with Emergency. Trifoni and Cattaneo have also written a three-volume work on UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The Treasures of Art, Nature Sanctuaries, and Ancient Civilizations, as well as Great Cities of the World (2005) and 80 Islands to Escape to... and Live Happily Ever After (all White Star).