Lonely Planet's Pocket Bangkok is your most up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore Ko Ratanakosin's fairytale temples, shop for anything and everything at Chatuchak Weekend Market, and soothe aching muscles with a traditional Thai massage -all with your trusted travel companion.
Lonely Planet's Pocket Belfast & the Causeway Coast is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the coastline's clifftop paths; journey back in time at the incredible Titanic Belfast; and browse St George's Market. All with your trusted travel companion.
Sample the best of Thai cuisine in Bangkok, island hop across the Tautao archipelago, explore the incredible natural beauty of the Mekong River Valley, cycle through the majestic temples of Sukhothai, or dance till dawn at a Full Moon party--DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Thailand covers the must-see sights and the hidden corners so readers won't miss a thing.hing.
Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. This is a guide to literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather.
From the surreal pleasure dome of Minehead Butlins to a smoke-filled roundhouse on the Penwith Peninsula then out to the Isles of Scilly and beyond, the author tackles this personal Odyssey with all the poetic reflection and personal wit we've come to expect of one of Britain's best loved and most popular writers.
From investigations of caves and megaliths to canals and airspace, this book reveals a country with countless competing centres and ceaselessly shifting borders - a land where one person's sleepy, unexceptional province will always be the busy heart of another's map. It opens our eyes to the layered landscape of a very large small island.
Think back to when you first flew. When you first left the Earth, and travelled high and fast above its turning arc. In this book, an airline pilot shares his irrepressible love of flying, on a journey from day to night, from new ways of mapmaking and the poetry of physics to the names of winds and the nature of clouds.
Wilfred Thesiger was born in Addis Ababa and educated at Eton and Oxford. In the spirit of TE Lawrence, Thesiger spent five years exploring the deserts of Arabia. This book narrates his stories, including two crossings of the Empty Quarter, among peoples who had never seen a European and considered it their duty to kill Christian infidels.
Richard Mabey, Britain's foremost nature writer, fell into a severe depression. The natural world - which since childhood had been a source of joy and inspiration for him - became meaningless. Then, cared for by friends, he moved to East Anglia and he started to write again. This book deals with his life and work.
Marking the twentieth anniversary of Notes from a Small Island, the author makes a brand-new journey round Britain to see what has changed. He gives us an acute and perceptive insight into all that is best and worst about Britain.
Lonely Planet USA's National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on all 59 of the USA's nationally protected lands. Catch the country's 'first sunrise' from the top of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia, take the drive of your life on the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier, and climb the otherworldly rocks of Joshua Tree.
Lonely Planet Pocket Algarve is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Admire the views from Silves' Castelo, visit Europe's southwesternmost point at Cabo de Sao Vicente in Sagres and wander Faro's picturesque Cidade Velha.
Did you know that. From Stonebridge Park on the Bakerloo Line you can walk to the largest Hindu temple in Europe? London is a city of surprises and variety, over 600 square miles packed full of character. This book unearths and explores a range of interesting places all within an easy walk of a Tube station.
Described as 'Britain's greatest living nature writer', the author has revealed his passion for the natural world in eloquent stories for BBC Wildlife Magazine. This title features his favourite pieces and presents a view of the changing natural landscape in which we live.
Unhappily land-locked in his early adult life, the authors' fortunes changed when he began visiting Scotland's west coast in the 1930s. He made temporary homes with his family on some of the remotest Hebridean islands so he could study the habits of grey seals and seabirds. This book tells about his life on island.
Lonely Planet Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Admire Kuala Lumpur from the glittering Petronas Towers, climb the Telaga Tujuh waterfalls in Langkawi, or glide through the water village of Kampung Ayer.
From Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher, From the Source is a groundbreaking cookbook series that introduces food lovers and travel enthusiasts to the world's most authentic local dishes by transporting them into the kitchens where they were perfected.
Presents the 1,000 most astonishing destinations in the world and brings them to life in lively, evocative prose that reveals why the place is so wonderful. This title offers a greater variety of hotel and restaurant choices, including more budget-conscious options.
This easy introduction to outdoor life will ensure that even a novice won't get lost in the woods while finding an activity he loves to do in the great outdoors. With 400 strategies for engaging in the outdoors, and expert tips and tricks, The Great Outdoors: A User's Guide makes Mother Nature easier to understand than ever before.
The Penwith Peninsula in Cornwall is where the land ends. In this book, the author takes us into this huddle of grey roofs at the edge of the sea at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It brings Cornwall and its seas to life, mixing drinking and drugs and sea spray, moonlit beaches and shattering storms, myth and urban myth.
Factory, mine and mill. Industry, toil and grime. Its manufacturing roots mean we still see the North of England as a hardworking place. But, more than possibly anywhere else, the North has always known how to get dressed up, take itself out on the town and have a good time. This book takes trip to forgotten corners and locals' haunts.
The Danes are the happiest people in the world, and pay the highest taxes. 'Neutral' Sweden is one of the biggest arms manufacturers in the world. Finns have the largest per capita gun ownership after the US and Yemen. 54 per cent of Icelanders believe in elves. Norway is the richest country on earth. This book deals with Nordic countries.
It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents and still Australia teems with life - a large portion of it quite deadly.Ignoring such dangers - and yet curiously obsessed by them - Bill Bryson journeyed to Australia and promptly fell in love with the country.
Discover the freedom of open roads with Lonely Planet New Zealand's Best Trips, your passport to uniquely encountering New Zealand by car. Featuring more than 30 amazing road trips, plus up-to-date advice on the destinations you'll visit along the way.