Our House is Definitely Not in Paris is the third memoir in the 'Our House' series, following Our House is Not in Paris and Our House is Certainly Not in Paris. The French countryside has again been poetically evoked in this delightful, charming and captivating memoir. The renovee adventures continue to enchant the reader and draw them further into the unfolding account of the Cutsforths' other life. This memoir allows us to travel side by side with Susan and Stuart as they fling open the shutters each day in their petite maison in a small French village.
When Sydney Observed was first published in 1965 (under the title Sydney ), it won instant and rapturous praise from reviewers across Australia and beyond. Within the space of a few years it came to be regarded as the best single piece ever written about the city. In prose that is measured, astute, wry and always entertaining, Gavin Souter has captured the Emerald City's fortunes, foibles, past and future. He has produced a work that is as timely, relevant and lucid today as it was when first published. Sydney Observed , illustrated by George Molnar, is a small masterpiece - a book for giving, keeping, reading and re-reading.
Elaine Sciolino, the former Paris bureau chief of The New York Times, invites us on a tour of her favourite Parisian street. I can never be sad on the rue des Martyrs , Sciolino explains as she celebrates the area's rich history and vibrant lives. While many cities suffer from the levelling effects of globalisation, the rue des Martyrs maintains its distinct allure. Sciolino reveals the charms and idiosyncrasies of this street and its residents-the Tunisian greengrocer, the husband-and-wife cheesemongers, the showman who's been running a transvestite cabaret for more than half a century, the owner of a 100-year-old bookstore, the woman who repairs eighteenth-century mercury barometers-making Paris come alive in all its majesty. The Only Street in Paris will make readers hungry for Paris and for the kind of street life that is all too quickly disappearing.
It can be difficult to find pet-friendly places to enjoy a holiday in Australia. Enter Pets on Holiday: a handy, curated guide to Australia's most pet-inclusive destinations. This book features accommodation listings for every state and territory - from luxury cottages to budget-friendly caravan parks and campsites - each with concise information about the pet policies and perks you can expect when you arrive. Each listing features symbols that offer at-a-glance information about whether your pet needs to be vaccinated in order to stay, whether they are allowed on furniture - even if the accommodation offers treats. The book offers guidance for travelling with your pet in every state, including prime destinations such as in the Blue Mountains in NSW, High Country Victoria, Margaret River in Western Australia, Darwin in the Northern Territory, the Gold Coast in Queensland, the Barossa Valley in South Australia, and East Coast Tasmania. For pet parents who are keen to find activities while on holidays that suit their pet, this guide also highlights each region's best places to eat, walk and play that are sure to please owners and pets alike.
There are five races of tiger on our planet and all but one live in tropical regions: the Siberian Tiger Panthera tigris altaica is the exception. Mysterious and elusive, and with only 350 remaining in the wild, the Siberian tiger remains a complete enigma. One man has set out to change this. Sooyong Park has spent twenty years tracking and observing these elusive tigers. Each year he spends six months braving sub-zero temperatures, buried in grave-like underground bunkers, fearlessly immersing himself in the lives of Siberian tigers. As he watches the brutal, day-to-day struggle to survive the harsh landscape, threatened by poachers and the disappearance of the pristine habitat, Park becomes emotionally and spiritually attached to these beautiful and deadly predators. No one has ever been this close: as he comes face-to-face with one tiger, Bloody Mary, her fierce determination to protect her cubs nearly results in his own bloody demise. Poignant, poetic and fiercely compassionate, The Great Soul of Siberia is the incredible story of Park's unique obsession with these compelling creatures on the very brink of extinction, and his dangerous quest to seek them out to observe and study them. Eloquently told in Park's distinctive voice, it is a personal account of one of the most extraordinary wildlife studies ever undertaken.
On the Wagon is a young recovering alcoholic’s quest to find the true meaning of freedom by following the route of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, one of the most abiding expressions of freedom in popular culture.
Setting off from Australia with little more than faith in the contacts he’ll likely make at Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings, Lennox Nicholson finds out what it’s like to follow in the footsteps of Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty – but sober. Along the way, he discusses ideas and interpretations of freedom with everyone he meets, from a man on the bus who’s just got out of jail in Jersey to an Indigenous Australian who wows a crowd of 50,000 people at a global AA conference in Atlanta. Nicholson compares his own experiences of excess, indulgence and freedom to that celebrated by the Beat writers, and explores what the chalk-and-cheese forces of Beat and AA might possibly have to learn from one another.
Great American Railway Journeys will see the famous brand of social history cum travelogue venture in the New World. First Great Britain, then Old Europe were discovered by Michael Portillo across several seasons of fascinating TV, all with the help of train fanatic George Bradshaw, and the wonderful guide books he wrote over a century ago. Michael now undertakes an epic trip from New York and Boston on the American East coast right down to the Deep South of Atlanta and New Orleans, and then on to Chicago, Colorado, New Mexico, and ultimately finishing in San Francisco. Truly a colourful and exciting enterprise with vignettes of revealing social history concerning America's rich tapestry of peoples who have built a life in this vast new world. The new series (8x1-hour) airs in the summer of 2016. This book is the official, lavishly illustrated tie-in covering every single journey Portillo undertakes across North America and capturing all the colour, beauty, excitement and fervour that journeying across this historic continent can muster. A must-have purchase for any armchair fan of unique and award-winning travel programming.
Over the last two and a half years, Chris Tarrant has travelled, literally, all around the world filming Extreme Railway Journeys for Channel 5. The hugely successful TV series is already being repeated, and broadcast rights have been, and continue to be, picked up in other countries, while it is also being released on DVD. Chris's journeys have taken him to the Congo, India, Australia, Bolivia (twice), Japan, Siberia, Myanmar, Canada and Cuba, and the latest programmes see the completion of filming in Alaska, Argentina, Azerbaijan, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Chris Tarrant's Extreme Railway Journeys brings to life beautifully not only the romance of travelling by train, but also the sights, sounds and smells of the countries and places visited, while also illuminating the customs and attitudes of the people the author encountered along the way. But, as he says, 'I should have known what I was in for and what the word extreme means, when the very first show saw us filming in the Congo - where the train was six DAYS late.' Beautifully illustrated with exclusive colour photographs, Extreme Railway Journeys is not only a record of remarkable journeys in extraordinary places by one of our shrewdest commentators. It is also a demonstration of the principle that 'to travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive'.
Paris is the City of Light, love, and savoir vivre. And this world-class capital is surely one of the planet's most photographed destinations, whether by tourists snapping a quick souvenir shot or professionals with high-end cameras. The brief preview we provide here shows how special this city really is. Paris has never been showcased as impressively, meaningfully, or dramatically as it is by the French photographer Serge Ramelli. His vision of the city - like all of his images - is unmistakably inspired by cinema. In addition to his second passion, filmmaking (which he does when he's not taking pictures), he is also fascinated by the films of Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Ridley Scott. Ramelli's interpretation of the bustling metropolis of Paris is at once impressive and fabulous. Pulsing with life both day and night, the city appears nearly devoid of people - a heavily symbolic place with many facets to explore, shining with an inimitable light.
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Pocket Berlin is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Enjoy stunning views from the Reichstag; stroll through the Holocaust Memorial; or see artist murals on the Berlin Wall; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Berlin and begin your journey now!
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Pocket Istanbul is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Soak up the atmosphere of the Grand Bazaar; see stunning mosaic portraits in Aya Sofya; or take a ferry down Bosphorus strait; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Istanbul and begin your journey now!
Lonely Planet Turkey is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Bath in a hammam; explore chaotic and colourful bazaars; or hot air balloon over Cappadocia's honeycomb landscape; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Turkey and begin your journey now!
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Berlin is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Visit the iconic Berlin Wall, enjoy local street art and nightlife, or be dazzled by the Reichstag; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Berlin and begin your journey now!
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Whether exploring your own backyard or somewhere new, discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet California's Best Trips. Featuring 35 amazing road trips, from 2-day escapes to 2-week adventures, you can drive along the breezy, wildlife-rich Pacific Coast or stroll through ancient groves of Sequoia in Yosemite National, all with your trusted travel companion. Jump in the car, turn up the tunes, and hit the road!
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Chicago is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Admire Chicago's architecture on a river tour; visit the Art Institute of Chicago, or see a show at one of the city's 200 theaters; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Chicago and begin your journey now!
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Istanbul is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Shop in the colourful and chaotic bazaars, visit the majestic Aya Sofya basilica; or take a ferry to the Black Sea; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Istanbul and begin your journey now!
With jumping crocs in Kakadu, elemental Uluru and Sydney's world-famous surf beaches, Australia is packed full of unforgettable adventures, and The Rough Guide to Australia will ensure you don't miss a thing. Now in its twelfth edition, The Rough Guide to Australia has been fully updated with more insider tips from Rough Guides' expert authors. Detailed full-colour maps help you negotiate the wilds of the Outback or simply find the best place for a flat white. Hand-picked itineraries and inspiring photography make planning a breeze, whether you want to swim with turtles around the Great Barrier Reef or cruise the surf-battered Great Ocean Road. Get to know the best budget-friendly bistros in Melbourne, discover Perth's craft beer scene or join a vineyard tour in the Barossa Valley with our comprehensive reviews. Adding depth to your travels, our Contexts section sheds light on Aboriginal culture, indigenous wildlife and over 40,000 years of Australian history. An indispensable travel companion, The Rough Guide to Australia will help you make the most of your trip of a lifetime.
Discover the finest history, culture and art on offer in bustling Milan and bask in the beauty and calm of the lakes of Northern Italy with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Milan & The Lakes. Whether you want to visit Milan, home of the breathtaking Last Supper by da Vinci and the architectural glory of Piazza del Duomo, or you want to explore the lakes of Maggiore, Como and Garda, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Milan & The Lakes is your indispensable travel companion. With beautiful photography and illustrations, handy street maps and suggested itineraries, plus our selection of the most authentic restaurants and hotels, you'll have all the information you need to enjoy the very best experiences of this beautiful region.
Discover the diverse landscape of Croatia - from waterfalls, islands and rolling hills to lakes, canyons and mountains - with the DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Croatia. The best things to do in Croatia are showcased with fantastic photography, illustrations and detailed descriptions. Explore the Dalmatian Coast and the stunning Croatia beaches of Brac and Jelsa; wander through Croatian towns and cities, including Zagreb, Zadar and beautiful Dubrovnik; and marvel at the natural wonders at Plitvice Lakes and Brijuni national parks. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Croatia includes full-colour maps, detailed reviews and insider information to help you plan the perfect trip. Also available DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian Coast: 9780241259658.
For advice you can trust, look no further than Marco Polo. The Iceland Marco Polo Spiral Guide is a compact travel guide for people who have little time to prepare for a trip, don't want to miss anything, like to be inspired by great ideas for exciting days out and love all things ultra-practical and easy to use. Spend a weekend in Reykjavik, experience the midnight sun, visit Iceland's famous volcanoes and glaciers or dine with the locals. Iceland awaits!
Inside the Iceland Marco Polo Spiral Guide: Top 10 sights: From the top down to make it easy to prioritise! That Iceland Feeling: Experience the island's unique flair and find out what makes it tick - just like the Icelanders themselves.Don't miss: Each chapter highlights the absolute must-sees for each area and what to do at your leisure if time permits.
Chapters: Reykjavik, West Iceland, Westfjords, North Iceland and South Iceland. Organised by area; each chapter explores the most important and interesting sights. Restaurant recommendations, the best shopping streets and the hottest places to go for a night out are listed at the end of each chapter.Perfectly planned itineraries for each area including the best places to eat and drink along the way, each with its own map, make exploring easy and stress-free for Perfect Days in Iceland!
Tours include: A bike trip to the lighthouse on Grotta, an excursion to Selardalur, climb up Hengifoss and a hike in the Hengill Geothermal Region. Coverage of Gamla Hofn (Old Harbour), Pjodminjasafn (National Museum), Hallgrimskirkja, Kjarvalsstadir (Kjarval Museum), Golden Circle, Blaa Lonid (Blue Lagoon) Snaefellsjokull, Latrabjarg, Myvatn, Husavik - Whale Watching, Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands) and much more.
Street Atlas & pull out map: The best of both worlds! Some people prefer an atlas while others prefer a separate map - Marco Polo Spiral Guides have both! The separate, fully indexed pull-out map is handily placed in a high-quality plastic wallet at the back of the guide, which can also be used as a storage pocket.
Top 10 reasons to come back: For those undecided about a return visit... there is a list of Top 10 reasons to come back again!
There's so much to see and do in Malta: from the Unesco World Heritage Site of Valetta; to the deep blue lagoon on the uninhabited island of Comino; to the ancient Ggantija temples, which date back to 3,600BC. Get inspired to visit Malta with the new edition of Insight Guide Malta, a comprehensive full-colour guide to this historic country. Inside Insight Guide Malta:
- A fully overhauled edition by our expert Malta author.
- Highlights of the country's top attractions, including the lively city of Valetta on the main island, to the cultural hub that is Victoria, located on the island of Gozo.
- Descriptive region-by-region accounts that cover the two islands that make up Malta, together with all the main sights and attractions.
- Detailed, high-quality maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information for planning a memorable trip to Malta, including our independent selection of the best hotels and restaurants.
Art+ NYC isan art-lover's guide to New York City that combines a crash course in 20th- and 21st-centuryarthistory with in-depth bios of ten celebrated New York City artists: Edward Hopper, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Cindy Sherman, Yoko Ono, Mark Rothko, Jeff Koons, Donald Judd, Roy Lichtenstein, and Robert Rauschenberg. Each segment is written by a leading art writer from publications such as Art in America, Flaunt, and the New York Times. Filled with useful information for both locals and tourists, Art + NYC includes comprehensive neighborhood-by-neighborhood gallery, museum and public art listings, along with studios and other artsy places of interest with detailed maps.
The latest mapping provides an amazingly detailed view of the world with extensive geographical information beside each map, giving the reader a greater understanding of each area. The reference mapping, produced in the beautifully clear and distinctive Australian Geographic style, is completely up-to-date reflecting recent geopolitical and geographical change around the world. With more than 470 maps and graphics, this atlas delivers award-winning cartography with superbly designed and amazingly informative maps and graphics providing accurate coverage of the whole world. Including introductory sections for each continent and the flags and country facts at the end of each continental section, this atlas features stunning satellite images that portray unique physical geography and highlights the sprawling extent of major cities.
The latest edition of the popular Newcastle Hunter Valley & surrounding region Map 280 features coverage at a scale of 1: 450 000 from Ardglen & North Haven in the north & Bateau Bay in the south and along the coast & Merriwa in the west plus an index to the towns noted on this map on one side. On the other side there is street level mapping and index to the suburbs & streets for Newcastle and Lake Macquarie at a scale of 1 : 25 000 with coverage from Sandgate in the north, Wangi Wangi in the south, along the coast from Stockton to Blacksmiths and West Wallsend in the west.
The latest edition of the popular Adelaide & surrounding suburbs Map 562 includes street level coverage at a scale of 1: 25 000 with coverage from Gepps Cross in the north, Blackwood in the south, Rosslyn Park in the east & West Beach in the west plus an index to suburbs on one side.
On the other side there is Adelaide suburban coverage at a scale of 1:100 000 showing radial lines from the GPO at 10km intervals. With coverage from Gawler in the north, Willunga & Strathalbyn in the south, Tungkillo in the east & Port Adelaide to Aldinga Beach in the east. Also included is suburban coverage for the Barossa Valley.