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  • The Rough Guide FirstTime Africa is the essential reference for planning a trip to this amazing continent and tells you everything you need to know before you go, from visas and vaccinations to inspiring itineraries. Overviews of every African country help you choose your destinations and plan your route and include clear maps, vivid sight descriptions and a wealth of practical suggestions.

    Written by authors who have crisscrossed the continent, and packed with advice on adapting, staying healthy and avoiding trouble, the Rough Guide FirstTime Africa will help you organise the best possible trip, with tips on when to go, where to stay, what to eat and how to save money.

    Solid advice on responsible travel and going on safari also help you make the best choices, and anecdotes from travellers whoyes'>#39;ve been there and done it demonstrate that travelling in Africa can be enjoyable and stressfree.

    The fullcolour Reasons to Go section highlights Africayes'>#39;s most exciting and memorable sights and experiences.

    Get your journey off to a great start with the Rough Guide FirstTime Africa.

  • The Rough Guide FirstTime Africa is the essential reference for planning a trip to this amazing continent and tells you everything you need to know before you go, from visas and vaccinations to inspiring itineraries. Overviews of every African country help you choose your destinations and plan your route and include clear maps, vivid sight descriptions and a wealth of practical suggestions.

    Written by authors who have crisscrossed the continent, and packed with advice on adapting, staying healthy and avoiding trouble, the Rough Guide FirstTime Africa will help you organise the best possible trip, with tips on when to go, where to stay, what to eat and how to save money.

    Solid advice on responsible travel and going on safari also help you make the best choices, and anecdotes from travellers whoyes'>#39;ve been there and done it demonstrate that travelling in Africa can be enjoyable and stressfree.

    The fullcolour Reasons to Go section highlights Africayes'>#39;s most exciting and memorable sights and experiences.

    Get your journey off to a great start with the Rough Guide FirstTime Africa.

  • The Rough Guide to Tunisia is the definitive guide to this Afro-Mediterranean destination. The full-colour introduction covers the mile-long beaches of the distinctly European northern coast, as well as the fortified kasbah's of the mountainous interior and the sub-Saharan oases. There are lively accounts of all the sights, from Roman remains and Islamic monuments to the ancient Medinas of Tunis, Sfax and Sousse. You'll find two full-colour sections that highlight Tunisia's striking architecture and varied wildlife, information on the best resorts, and exciting excursions into the mountains and desert. The guide is fully updated, with expanded listings of restaurants, accommodation, and nightlife for all budgets, as well as all the practical grittiness you'd expect from a Rough Guide. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Tunisia.

  • The Rough Guide to Guatemala is the essential companion to this astonishing country with detailed coverage of all the main attractions from the volcanoes and crater lakes to the culturallyrich capital of Guatemala City. The fullcolour introduction highlights the spectacular natural beauty of the beaches and wildlife reserves with stunning photography and the essential list of yes'>#39;what not to missyes'>#39;. There are informative accounts of all the Mayan ruins, with detailed historical backgrounds, and how to get the most from each sight, as well as thorough explorations of those hidden gems, including the breathtaking Lake Atilyes'>#225;n region and the jungle of Verapaz. Youyes'>#39;ll find new colour sections about Indigenous Costumes and Mayan Architecture, dozens of easytouse maps, as well as countless accommodation and restaurant reviews and tips to find the best fiestas and highland markets. The guide has all the practical information you need to get there, travel around with ease and ensure you donyes'>#39;t miss the unmissable.

    Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Guatemala.

  • The Rough Guide to Montenegro is the definitive travel guide to this emerging Mediterranean destination with clear maps and detailed coverage of all Montenegro's best attractions. Discover Montenegro's breath-taking highlights with stunning photography and detailed coverage of what to see and do in Montenegro from the mountainous Durmitor region to the mild beaches of the Budva Riviera, clear waters of the Skardar Lake and Montenegro's spectacular Adriatic coastline. You'll find comprehensive reviews and recommendations of the best hotels, restaurants and shops in Montenegro for every budget, a handy language section and accurate maps of Montenegro to help you travel around with ease. The guide is packed with expert guidance on Montenegro's best outdoor activities from mountain hikes and skiing to white-water rafting and sea kayaking. Rely on authoritative background and full accounts of Montenegro's history, wildlife, literature, and music with this essential travel guide.

    Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Montenegro.

  • The Rough Guide to Corsica is the ultimate travel guide with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions Corsica has to offer. Discover the vibrant regions of Corsica from the beautiful island beaches of Corsica, to the amazing GR20 trail and scenic walks through this lush Mediterranean island. New full-colour features explore the most atmospheric festivals in Corsica and the charming traditional villages in Corsica with detailed information on traditional food, language and livelihoods. Find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in Corsica whilst relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best accommodation in Corsica; from Corsica?s luxurious hotels to budget campsites in Corsica, bars in Corsica, restaurants in Corsica, and the best scenic walks and hikes around Corsica. This Rough Guide unearths the best places to hike, mountain bike, canyon, horse ride and scuba dive. Explore all corners of Corsica with the clearest maps of any guide.

    Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Corsica.

  • From diving in the Virgin Islands to Trinidad's Carnival celebrations, The Rough Guide to the Caribbean explores all the best to see and do in this exotic region. Discover lively capital cities, colonial towns and remote, unspoiled beaches with the essential travellers' companion. Featuring detailed historical and practical information on the entire region, the guide also has a full-colour introduction with stunning photography, plus over 100 detailed maps covering over 50 islands! There are hundreds of accommodation and restaurant reviews, as well as practical information for countless adventures sports, from scuba-diving off the Cayman Islands to hiking in Trinidad. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to the Caribbean.

  • The Rough Guide to Montréal is your definitive guide to this delightful city. From the churches and cobblestone streets of Vieux-Montréal to the parks and gardens sprinkled throughout the city, the full-colour introduction highlights all the 'things-not-to-miss'. There are insider reviews of all the best places to stay, eat and drink, whatever your budget, with the new 'Author's Pick' feature highlighting the very best options. There is extensive coverage of Québec City, as well as the Laurentian Mountains and Eastern Townships. The guide also takes and insightful look at Montréal's history and background and comes complete with maps and plans for every neighbourhood.

    The Rough Guide to Montréal is like having a local friend plan your trip!

  • The Rough Guide to Sydney tells you all there is to know about one of Australia's most diverse and vibrant cities. From the Royal Botanical Gardens and Taronga Zoo to the chic bars and Bondi Beach, the 28-page, full-colour section highlights all the 'Things-not-to-miss'. The guide includes up-to-date listings of the city's top hotels and restaurants, plus information on all the best bars, shops and clubs, to suit every budget. From bushwalking in the Blue Mountains to cruising on the Hawkesbury River, this guide has all the practical advice you will need. There is an additional chapter on The Southern Highlands and more ideas for walks around the city. The guide comes complete with maps and plans for the entire city

  • The Rough Guide to Florence & the Best of Tuscany is the essential companion to discovering the romantic Italian city and its breath-taking surrounds. The full-colour introduction highlights the renaissance architecture that dominates the streets of Florence, as well as the dramatic and varied scenery of the best pockets of Tuscany. There are full accounts of all the major tourist sites, including Michelangelo's statue of David the charming Ponte Vecchio and Tuscany's world-renowned wine regions, as well as thorough explorations of those hidden gems, from small hillside villages and Florence's dynamic drinking scene. There are special features on Florence as the capital of Italy and Tuscan Food & Drink, not to mention countless recommendations for Michelen-starred restaurants, humble pizzerias, bars and cafés and hotels for every region and budget. The guide has all the practical information you need to get there, travel around with ease and ensure you don't miss the unmissable.

    Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Florence & the Best of Tuscany.

  • Ultimate Adventures: A Rough Guide to Adventure Travel features 30 different adventure sections and is jam-packed with breathtaking photography. There are adventures for all travellers, including 'soft' experiences for those testing their bravery levels and extreme adventures for adrenalin junkies, each rated by physical, psychological, skill and wow factor! Whether your appetite for adrenalin takes you to arctic freezes, ocean depths or sweltering deserts, this book will tell you how, why and when to plan your ultimate adventure. Written by trekker extraordinaire Gregg Witt, who brings cultural sensitivity and humour, as well as concise practical information. You'll find maps and safety tips as well as advice on the best local guides, essential gear and safety tips. Make the most of your time on Earth with this spectacular foray into world adventures.

  • Discover a land of breath-taking beauty and inspiring culture with The Rough Guide to Austria, the most comprehensive guide to Austria available. The full-colour introduction with stunning photography will whet your appetite for the country's many highlights, from the world-class city of Vienna and the astonishing architecture of Salzburg to the snow-capped mountains of Tyrol. The guide features dozens of easy-to-use maps, as well as expert background information on everything from the best ski and snow-boarding slopes to the music of Mozart. Extensive accommodation and restaurant listings, plus all the practical grittiness you'd expect from a Rough Guide make this your must-have item for the trip of a lifetime. Make the most your time with The Rough Guide to Austria.
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  • The Rough Guide to Walks in London and South East England is the ultimate guide to walking in this richly varied region. The book is for walkers of every ability, with varied itineraries from picturesque woodland strolls in the heart of the city, to get-away-from-it-all weekend hikes through the South Downs. The routes are detailed and easy-to-follow with descriptions of sights along the way, as well as lively background features on everything from smugglers' tales to stone circles. There are great recommendations for places to eat and have a pint along the way, whether you choose a canal walk in the capital or a hike along the Ridgeway. With a full-colour introduction and accurate, easy-to-read maps, this is the must-have guide for those who aren't afraid to get their boots muddy.
    Make the most of your time with the Rough Guide to Walks in London and South East England.

  • The Rough Guide to Goa is the most thoroughly researched and engagingly-written guide to Portugal’s former colony. You’ll find detailed accounts of every major tourist sight, along with candid reviews of all the best places to sleep, eat, drink and shop, in all price ranges. The title includes first-hand coverage of the regions resorts, beaches, markets, monuments, temples and wildlife sanctuaries, as well as its more off-beat sights, from prehistoric rock carvings deep in the forest to colonial-era mansions. The full-colour introduction and inserts, along with inspirational photography, give you a flavour of this region’s Portuguese legacy. The guide includes all the practical advice you’ll need before you arrive, and comes complete with expert coverage of the regions history, religion, environmental issues, wildlife, and language.

    The Rough Guide to Goa is like having a local friend plan your trip

  • The Rough Guide to Moscow is the definitive guide to one of Europe's most fascinating and rewarding cities. The full-colour introduction covers the awe-inspiring Kremlin and The Red Square and includes the essential list of 'what not to miss'. There are lively explorations of all the sights, from Moscow's lavish palaces to world-class museums, as well as detailed accounts of Russian history and politics that have formed this intriguing city. You'll find two full-colour sections that highlight the New Moscow Style - contemporary art, design, fashion, galleries, boutiques, bars and clubs - and the magnificent art-deco metro, famous for its arts, murals, mosaics and ornate chandeliers. With updated and easy-to-use maps, expanded listings of nightlife, restaurants and hotels in Moscow for all budgets, The Rough Guide to Moscow is the must-have item to this colourful and spirited city.

  • The Rough Guide to Brussels is the ultimate companion to the beer-guzzling capital of Belgium. The full-colour introduction gives an inspiring insight into many of the city's highlights, from the top museums to Brussel's handsome Art Nouveau buildings. There are two new full-colour sections on the nation's twin passions, beer and food, plenty of easy-to-use maps and that essential practical information. You'll find dozens of extensive, up-to-the-minute reviews for bars, shopping, entertainment, restaurants and hotels of Berlin for every budget. With delightful day-trips to the neighbouring cities of Bruges, Ghent and Antwerp, this is your must-have item to the cultural and political hotspot of Brussels Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Brussels.

  • What exactly is a gene? How does cloning actually work? Are designer babies a bad idea? Could we ever clone a human? The Rough Guide To Genes & Cloning answers all these questions and more. From the inside story of cells and their structure and the sleuths who cracked the genetic code to DNA cloning, twins and Dolly the sheep. Illustrated throughout with helpful pictures and diagrams, this Rough Guide turns the microscope on the things that make us what we are.

  • The Rough Guide to Czech Republic is the ultimate travel guide, with detailed coverage of all the best attractions the Czech Republic has to offer. Discover the magnificent art galleries and museums in the Czech Republic, visit one of the Czech Republic's world-class concerts or festivals, view Prague's spectacular architecture on a walking tour, or taste the flavours of Czech cuisine, while exploring all the corners of the enchanting Czech Republic with clear maps and stunning photography. Fully updated and expanded, with descriptions and recommendations of the best hotels in Czech Republic and the best restaurants and bars throughout the Czech Republic. Whether you're looking for expert tips for exploring the Czech Republic's varied landscapes, an authoritative background on the history of the Czech Republic, or the low-down on the Czech Republic's sensational festivals, The Rough Guide to Czech Republic is the definitive guide to this enchanting region.

    Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to the Czech Republic!

  • The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction takes the reader on a guided tour of the mean streets and blind corners that make up the world's most popular literary genre. The insider's book recommends over 200 classic crime novels from masterminds Raymond Chandler and Patricia Highsmith to modern hotshots James Elroy and Patricia Cornwall. You'll investigate gumshoes, spies, spooks, serial killers, forensic females, prying priests and patsies from the past, present, and future. Complete with extra information on what to read next, all movie adaptions, and illustrated throughout with photos and diagrams ...all the evidence that counts

  • From the opening and closing of oceans over millions of years to the overnight reshaping of landscapes by volcanoes, the Earth beneath our feet is constantly changing. The Rough Guide to the Earth explores all aspects of our dynamic planet, from the planet's origins and evolution and the seasons and tides to melting ice caps, glaciers and climate change. Featuring many spectacular images and helpful diagrams, this Rough Guide provides a fascinating and accessible introduction to Earth science.

  • The Rough Guide to Travel Survival is the essential field manual for every adventurous traveller, or those that just want to feel a little safe while away. This book is arranged into easy-to-read chapters covering preparation, basic travel, survival strategies, environment-specific situations (arctic and mountain, sea, political hotspots, natural disaster, desert, jungle) with easy-to-follow diagrams throughout. Each of the main chapters has step-by-step, practical advice for all situations, in all environments, from surviving an avalanche or navigating in the desert to coping with an ambush or a hostage situation. The book concludes with a set of comprehensive and indispensable appendices packed with instructions, from first aid to making a fire.

  • The Rough Guide to Southwest USA is the ultimate travel guide with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions Southwest USA has to offer. Discover the spectacular extremes of landscape; from scenic national parks, ancient sites of New Mexico and Arizona's Grand Canyon and Apache trail, to unique cities like Santa Fe, vintage Americana, Wild West towns and the lively nightlife of Las Vegas. Packed with reliable, up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels in the Southwest region of the USA, recommended restaurants and bars in Southwest USA and tips on the best shopping and festivals in Southwest USA for all budgets. Comprehensive coverage of the whole of New Mexico & Arizona, all of Utah's fabulous national parks, Las Vegas in Nevada and much of Southwest Colorado make this guide the perfect companion to one of the best road trip destinations in America. Features historical descriptions of the abandoned ruins of the Ancestral Puebloans, today's Native Americans, Southwest movie locations, and adobe architecture plus expert tips for hikes and other outdoor activities. Explore all corners of Southwest USA with the clearest maps of any guide.
    Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Southwest USA.

  • The Rough Guide to Jerusalem is the ultimate travel guide with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions the holy city has to offer. Find practical advice on what to see and do in Jerusalem whilst relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best Jerusalem hotels, restuarants bars, cafés and shops from bare-bones budget to lap-of-luxury deluxe. The Rough Guide to Jerusalem gets under the skin of the city, with expert background on everything from Jerusalem's history to the political controversies surrounding it. The guide features a chapter on each of the Old City's four traditional quarters with explanations of all Jerusalem's holy sites, historical buildings and contentious hotspots. Travellers wanting to venture out into Israel or the West Bank will find a section on excursions including places with biblical resonance such as Bethlehem, Hebron, Jericho, the Dead Sea as well as Israel's brash and exciting commercial capital, Tel Aviv.
    Make the most of Your time with The Rough Guide to Jerusalem

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