Walking Dickens' London: The Time Traveller's Guide
Drawing upon Dickens’ life and work, from museums and monuments to hidden alleys, mews and courtyards; from railway stations and riverside taverns to grim slums and gaslight – Dickens’ London : A Timetraveller’s Guide is an indispensable guide for anyone exploring Victorian London.
The Sounds of Australia - The story of the Aussie accent
The English language is now spoken in many countries & with a multitude of different accents; but none as fascinatingly distinctive as the Australian accent. What makes the Aussie accent so unique & why is it incredibly difficult for foreigners to mimic?
Speak the Culture: Italy offers a rich and engaging insight into the events, people and movements that have shaped Italy and the Italians. A guidebook can show you where to go, a phrase-book what to say, but only Speak the Culture: Italy will lead you to the nation’s soul.The Italian character is complex, contradictory, alluring and infinitely variable: heirs to the greatest empire of the ancient world but almost ungovernable; cradle of western civilization as well as the Mafia; maestros of modern design, mired in old-fashioned bureaucracy; epicentre of the Catholic Church and exemplars of la dolce vita
The Road Less Travelled: 1,000 Amazing Places Off the Tourist Trail
From alternatives to the Carnival in Rio and the beaches of Thailand to substitutes for the most visited national parks and over-rated restaurants, "The Road Less Travelled" will help you find less crowded, sometimes less expensive and often more spectacular and rewarding places to visit. Presenting 1,000 fascinating alternatives to hundreds of well-known tourist destinations and sights, this compact edition of the bestselling guide brings vibrant cities, enchanting sights, breathtaking natural wonders and unforgettable experiences to life.
A remarkably complete -- and compact -- travel guide to the entire United States. I scrutinized pages for two cities I know intimately (New Haven, CT, and Seattle, WA) and one I just visited (Palm Springs, CA) and can honestly say that this book does a very good job of capturing the essential feeling of each place, and of describing the high and low points of each locale.
30th Anniversary edition of the market-leading guide on Thailand! For this edition our authors have hunted down the fresh, the transformed, the hot and the happening, from new transport routes to get you to the beach faster, flights through the canopy in Ko Tao and stylish sleeps for all the hip new hotels in Bangkok.
Get Straight To The Heart of the City Top Sights. The city?s must-see sights plus expert advice to make your trip even better. Local Life. Discover how to unlock the city with guides to areas the locals really love. Best of New York. We?ve found the best walks, food, art, shopping, views, nightlife and more.