First Time Around the World
The Rough Guide to
Based on his own experience of travelling to over 120 countries, Doug Lansky presents a wealth of practical information about visas, health and security, packing and budgeting, and working abroad. He also offers ideas about where to go, and how to cope with the culture shock you might feel on arriving in a new country or on returning home after an extended period away.
Travel the Liberation Route Europe
Sites and Experiences Along the Path of the World War II Allied Advance
Arranged by country, this illustrated guide covers key sites across the UK, France, Italy and Germany, including the Churchill War Rooms, the D-Day beaches, Monte Cassino and the Ardennes, alongside sombre memorials to life under occupation. An introduction and timeline explain the course of the liberation.
Make the Most of Your Time on Earth
The Rough Guide to the World
The 1,000 once-in-a-lifetime destinations in this volume offer something for everyone, be it sleeping in a Tudor castle or wild camping in Arabia. Each geographically arranged entry highlights an active pursuit, such as kayaking in Alaska or big-game watching in Kenya.
The Rough Guide to Tuscany and Umbria
This guide unlocks the riches of two enduringly popular regions, including the churches and palaces of Florence, Siena and Perugia, with their outstanding collections of medieval and Renaissance art, and surrounding countryside of high mountains and rolling vineyards.
The Rough Guide to Switzerland
This guide covers Switzerland’s three languages and cultures, its historic cities of Geneva, Zürich, and Lucerne, and its Alpine sports, nightlife and shopping. It also highlights lesser-known aspects such as Basel’s masked carnival and the country’s popularity as a Bollywood film location.
The Rough Guide to Germany
This guide covers Germany’s many varied attractions: the edgy nightlife of the capital, Berlin; historic regional cities such as Cologne, Munich and Dresden; half-timbered medieval towns and Gothic cathedrals, and diverse landscapes from Baltic beaches to snow-capped Alps.
The Rough Guide to Berlin
Featuring insider tips into the German capital’s vibrant counterculture and bustling nightlife, this handbook profiles its varied districts, east and west, where restored historic buildings meet world-class modern architecture, and lists the city’s museums and galleries, restaurants, and street markets.
The Rough Guide to Belgium and Luxembourg
Recognizing the countries’ rich history and geographic diversity, this guide explores their main cities, Unesco-listed sites including Tournai’s Cathédrale Notre-Dame, the First World War battlefields, and the hiking, cycling and kayaking trails of the Ardennes.
Tenerife and La Gomera
Pocket Rough Guide
This companion to the largest of the Canary Islands and its smaller neighbour covers the shopping and nightlife of the capital, Santa Cruz, and the rugged volcanic landscapes of the interior, alongside activities such as hiking, whale-watching and stargazing.
Bruges and Ghent
Pocket Rough Guide
This is a pocket guide to two contrasting Belgian cities: Bruges, with its canals lined with medieval buildings, and a world-class collection of early Flemish paintings in the Groenige Museum; and Ghent, also rich in historic architecture, alongside bustling markets and celebrated restaurants.