The Rough Guide to New Zealand

Author: Paul Whitfield

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1405385537

Category: Travel

Page: 868

View: 616

The Rough Guide to New Zealand is the essential guide to this spectacular country, with lively coverage of its coolest cafés, most vibrant nightlife, best sights and hotels and tastiest restaurants and bars. Everyone from the country rambler to the fearless adventurer, wine buffs to Lord of the Rings fanatics are catered for in this comprehensive guide; with colour sections providing a guide to New Zealand’s highlights - whether exploring Maori culture, getting stuck into adventure sports or keying into the country’s unique ecology. There’s thorough coverage of New Zealand’s magnificent scenery: craggy coastlines, sweeping beaches, primeval forests, snow-capped mountains and bubbling volcanic mud pools. You’ll also find historical and cultural information – even teaching you how to do the world-famous haka. The Rough Guide to New Zealand is rounded off with detailed town maps to help you get around and stunning photography that brings this extraordinary country to life. Make the most of your time on earth with The Rough Guide to New Zealand.
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The Rough Guide to New Zealand

Author: Laura Harper,Paul Whitfield,Tony Mudd,Catherine Le Nevez

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 140539000X

Category: Travel

Page: 844

View: 9838

The new Rough Guide to New Zealandis the definitive guide to the world's adventure capital. Now in full-colour throughout, it contains dozens of tempting colour photos illustrating the country's iconic landmarks and its stupendously diverse scenery. Detailed accounts of every attraction along with crystal-clear maps and plans will show you the very best New Zealand has to offer- from white-sand beaches and vast kauri trees in the north to the hairline fiords and penguin colonies in the south. With expert guidance you won't put a foot wrong when experiencing Maori culture or simply striking out on multi-day hikes. At every point this guide steers you to little-known sights such as secluded hot pools or Wellington's best caf�s. Insider tips, planning itineraries and author picks give you the inside scoop on the best accommodation across every price range, how to track down Marlborough's tastiest Sauvignon blancs and where the most delectable Maori hangi can be found. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to New Zealand.
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Rough Guide to Australia

Author: Margo Daly,Anne Dehne

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781843530909

Category: Travel

Page: 1232

View: 2301

The Rough Guide to Australia is the essential guide to the continent. Features include: bull;Full-colour section introducing Australia's highlights. bull;In-depth coverage of all the attractions, from glamorous Sydney and the east coast's stunning beaches to the rugged grandeur of the Red Centre. bull;Up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink, for every budget. bull;Practical details on everything from exploring the wilderness of Kakadu and diving the reefs to braving an Outback drive. bull;Informed background on history, film, Aboriginal culture and Australia's unique fauna and flora. bull;Maps and plans for every region.
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The Rough Guide to Fiji

Author: Ian Osborn

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 140538090X

Category: Travel

Page: 296

View: 6343

The Rough Guide to Fiji explores all the best to see and do in this Pacific paradise. Discover the aqua blue lagoons with exquisite beaches and the lush tropical rainforest with the most comprehensive guide on the market. With detailed information on all of Fiji's popular tourist islands and towns, this guide features full sections on diving and snorkelling Fiji's reefs, and tips for visiting traditional villages, plus 52 detailed maps, covering all regions and towns. There are full-restaurant and accommodation listings and Fiji's best attractions, from the backpacker looking to party, to the honeymooners looking for a secluded beach. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Fiji.
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The Rough Guide to Spain

Author: Simon Baskett,Mark Ellingham,Jules Brown,John Fisher,Marc Stephen Dubin

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781843532613

Category: Travel

Page: 1152

View: 9542

The eleventh edition of this highly respected guidebook that has earnt a reputation for its balance of practical detail and informative cultural background. The full-colour opening chapter gives the reader a feel for the different regions, sights and activities before travelling and the clear and accurate maps and plans throughout the guide help the reader on arrival. There is also detailed listings reviews to suit every taste and budget and enlightening accounts of attractions and sights both on and off the beaten track. Finally, in the contexts section there are authorative accounts of Spain's history, music, art and architecture.
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The Rough Guide to Maori New Zealand

Author: Paul Whitfield,Laura Harper,Rough Guides Staff,Tony Mudd,Rough Guides (Firm)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781843535973

Category: Maori (New Zealand people)

Page: 100

View: 1643

This 2005 edition of The Rough Guide to Maori New Zealandhighlights the unique nature of the country's Maori culture. Features include: Region by region accounts of New Zealand's traditional tribal areas, from historical attractions and archaeological sites to the country's best museums and art galleries. Detailed listings of tour operators, craft outlets and cultural groups, all offering a Maori perspective on New Zealand travel. Helpful tip on getting there, getting around and experiencing New Zealand's great outdoors. Informative essays on the indigenous culture, customs and language.
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The Rough Guide to New Zealand

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241243963

Category: Travel

Page: 848

View: 4874

The Rough Guide to New Zealand is the definitive guide to the world's adventure capital. Detailed accounts of every attraction, along with crystal-clear maps and plans, will show you the very best New Zealand has to offer - from the white sandy beaches and vast kauri trees in the north to the hairline fiords and penguin colonies in the south. Expert writers give you the tips you need for experiencing Maori culture and food, striking out on multi-day hikes, or tracking down Marlborough's tastiest sauvignon blancs. At every point, The Rough Guide to New Zealand steers you to little-known sights, like secluded hot pools, as well as popular places to hang out, such as Wellington's best cafés. Insider tips, planning itineraries, and author picks give you the inside scoop on the best accommodations across every price range. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to New Zealand.
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The Rough Guide to India

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241295394

Category: Travel

Page: 1232

View: 2178

Thoroughly revised and revamped with expanded coverage for its tenth edition, The Rough Guide to India is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world's great travel destinations. From the majestic landscapes of the Himalayas to the tropical backwaters of Kerala, the Rough Guide covers this endlessly fascinating country in unparalleled depth, with crystal-clear mapping and stunning photography throughout. Rough Guides' team of experts bring you all the major headline sights, from the "Golden Triangle" of Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan to the beaches of Goa, and insider knowledge on new and off-the-beaten-track destinations, such as up-and-coming beach resorts and newly created wildlife reserves, with the most reliable background coverage available. You'll also find practical tips on the latest developments in this fast-changing destination, from the new e-Tourist visa programme (making it easier and cheaper to visit than ever before) to the explosion in B&Bs, home stays and hostels, the rise in adventure travel and even the incipient craft beer scene. Whether you're planning the holiday of a lifetime or a six-month backpacking adventure, The Rough Guide to India will ensure you don't miss a thing.
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The Rough Guide to First-Time Around The World

Author: Doug Lansky

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1409324311

Category: Travel

Page: 304

View: 7487

Now available in ePub format. Planning a trip around the world? The Rough Guide First-Time Around the World is loaded with the very latest travel information, from visas and insurance to vaccinations and round-the-world tickets. This book will help you design the best possible trip, with tips on using your phone abroad and guidance on which websites, apps, and travel agencies to use to get the best deals and advice. You'll find insightful information on what to pack and which festivals not to miss, how to stay safe and--perhaps most important--how to get under the skin of a place and meet the locals in a natural way. As well as an inspirational, full-color, "things not to miss" section, the guide includes regional profiles and maps to help you plan your route and plenty of practical advice to help you save money. The Rough Guide First-Time Around the World has everything you need to make your trip as enriching and memorable as it should be. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide First-Time Around the World.
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World Party

The Rough Guide to the World's Best Festivals

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1848361564

Category: Travel

Page: 400

View: 1106

It's Party Time! - The Rough Guide World Party is a detailed guide to the world's best events and festivals. If you've ever thought of partying in Rio, throwing tomatoes in Spain or riding a camel in Pushkar, this guide is for you. Full-colour throughout with detailed accounts of each major festival and insider tips on how best to enjoy each one. The useful 'festival keys' will help you to find the perfect world festival, from the best music, food and arts festivals to long-established religious celebrations to less ancient raves and fruit-throwing events. The guide comes complete with a festival map and calendar with background details and timings for each event. If you love a party The Rough Guide World Party is for you. Join the party at worldparty.roughguides.com
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The Rough Guide to Australia

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241308038

Category: Travel

Page: 1024

View: 4798

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 Guide's 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.
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The Rough Guide to New Zealand

Author: Catherine Le Nevez,Paul Whitfield,Tony Mudd

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1409360431

Category: Travel

Page: 848

View: 1439

Now available in ePub format. The Rough Guide to New Zealand is the definitive guide to the world's adventure capital. Detailed accounts of every attraction, along with crystal-clear maps and plans, will show you the very best New Zealand has to offer-from white-sand beaches and vast kauri trees in the north to the hairline fiords and penguin colonies in the south. Expert writers give you the tips you need, for experiencing Maori culture and food, striking out on multi-day hikes, or tracking down Marlborough's tastiest sauvignon blancs. At every point this guidebook steers you to little-known sights, like secluded hot pools, as well as popular places to hang out, such as Wellington's best cafés. Insider tips, planning itineraries, and author picks give you the inside scoop on the best accommodation across every price range. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to New Zealand.
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The Rough Guide to Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon

Author: Paul Whitfield

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1848368992

Category: Travel

Page: 271

View: 9580

Describes the parks' attractions and provides information on tours, hikes, lodging, and camping.
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The Rough Guide to the Lord of the Rings

Author: Angie Errigo,Paul Simpson

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781843532750

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

View: 5681

Provides information on the plots, characters, themes, and meanings of the "Lord of the Rings" novels.
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The Rough Guide to Australia

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1409372235

Category: Travel

Page: 1032

View: 6151

The Rough Guide to Australia is your indispensable guide to one of the most unmissable countries on earth. It is packed with practical information on once-in-a-lifetime experiences in Oz, from sunrise walks around Uluru to viewing Kangaroo Island's wild seals, sea lions, kangaroos, and koalas; from bush-camping safaris in UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park to exhilarating helicopter flights down the dramatic gorges of Aboriginal-owned Nitmiluk National Park. Written by a team of widely-traveled, dedicated authors, this Rough Guide will help you to discover the best hotels, restaurants, cafes, shops, and festivals around Australia and Sydney, whatever your budget. You'll also find expert background information on Australia's history, wildlife, cinema, and aboriginal culture and the clearest maps of any guide. Now available in ePub format.
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The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia On A Budget

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241012724

Category: Travel

Page: 936

View: 8982

Now available in ePub format. The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a Budget is the ultimate guide for budget-conscious independent travelers visiting this fascinating region. Updated by a team of expert writers, this edition of The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a Budget is packed with information to help you make the most of your time and money, including comprehensive transportation information, suggested itineraries, full-color maps, and advice on local culture, food and language. Detailed listings give the low-down on the best hotels, hostels, bars and restaurants, while "treat yourself" suggestions provide inspiration for when to splurge. Whether you want to take a slow boat down the Mekong, feast on dim sum in Hong Kong, kick-back on a white-sand beach in Thailand or explore the temples of Bagan in Myanmar, this guide is the ultimate companion to travel in Southeast Asia. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a Budget.
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Nepal

Author: David Reed,James McConnachie

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781858288994

Category: Travel

Page: 597

View: 5280

THE ROUGH GUIDE TO NEPAL is the ultimate guide to this beautiful and varied country. Features include: Full-colour section introducing Nepal's highlights. Unrivalled accounts of all the sights, from legendary Kathmandu and the peaks around Pokhara, to the jungles and ethnic diversity of the Tarai region. Incisive reviews of the best places to stay, eat, drink and shop, whatever your budget. Detailed chapters on trekking, rafting and mountain-biking. Comprehensive background on Nepalese culture, politics and the environment. Maps and plans for every region.
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The Rough Guide to France

Author: Rough Guides (Firm)

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781843530565

Category: Travel

Page: 1328

View: 5927

From cosmopolitan Paris to the sunny Cote d'Azur, from historical Normandy to the rocky Pyrenes, this new edition updates the best of towns, attractions, and landscapes of every region. 100 maps. of color photos.
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The Rough Guide to Rock

Author: Peter Buckley

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 1858284570

Category: Music

Page: 1225

View: 4436

Compiles career biographies of over 1,200 artists and rock music reviews written by fans covering every phase of rock from R&B through punk and rap
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The Rough Guide to Nepal

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241240158

Category: Travel

Page: 456

View: 638

The Rough Guide to Nepal is the most passionate and knowledgeable guidebook to this inspiring country. It offers an insider's guide to Kathmandu, from its Tantric temples to its lively bar scene. It details all the finest Himalayan treks, with practical, up-to-date and expert advice on when and where to go, and what to take. It covers all the National Parks, offering advice and information on everything from tracking wildlife to hiring elephants. Dedicated chapters are devoted to mountain biking, white water rafting, and other adventure sports, and there is unrivaled detail on Buddhism, Hinduism, and the many ethnic groups that make Nepal a unique destination. For ex-pats and visitors alike, the advice on health and cultural etiquette is second to none. The Rough Guide to Nepal also contains scores of detailed maps that have been checked by hand on the ground, covering everything from Pokhara and the Chitwan National Park to the Everest Base Camp trek. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Nepal.
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