T + L’s Best 2006 is the definitive guide to where to stay this year. In one volume, the magazines up-to-the-minute picks for the best hotels right now-from sleek urban skyscrapers to romantic beach resorts to exotic safari camps-are combined with photographs from T+L’s world-renowned photographers to make guide that is more than a guide. It’s an evocative look at the hotels and resorts that will make your next trip the trip of a lifetime.
The author of Megatrends reveals the explosive changes currently taking place in Asia while considering how these changes will affect the rest of the world and predicting a major shift in international economic forces. Reprint. Tour.
From a wind-swept beach experience, to a magnificent mansion on a wooded hillside, to a serene lake setting, the rich fabric of America has been preserved and is available to diners in some of the best restaurants in America. This book combines stories from the past with enticing recipes and information for visiting or contacting the establishments. This volume is an effort to help visitors, locals, and gourmands enjoy some of the finest food and the most interesting restaurants in the country.
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When Ravi Kapoor, an overworked London doctor, reaches the breaking point with his difficult father-in-law, he asks his wife: “Can’t we just send him away somewhere? Somewhere far, far away.” His prayer is seemingly answered when Ravi’s entrepreneurial cousin sets up a retirement home in India, hoping to re-create in Bangalore an elegant lost corner of England. Several retir
“Hoskyns brings a genuine love as well as an outsider’s keen eye to the rise and fall of the California scene. . . . This is a riveting story, sensitively told.” —Anthony DeCurtis, Contributing Editor, Rolling StoneFrom enduring musical achievements to drug-fueled chaos and bed-hopping antics, the L.A. pop music scene in the sixties and seventies was like no other, and journalist Barney Hoskyns re-creates all the excitement and mayhem. Hotel California brings to life the genesis of Crosby,
Staying at an Italian monastery is an exceptional experience that allows travelers to enjoy an unspoiled, more traditional Italy. For about a day — often including meals — a monastery vacation is filled with Italy’s rich history, spectacular architecture and quaint local customs. Although Europeans have long enjoyed this inexpensive alternative to costly hotels, the unique opportunity of staying in a monastery is relatively unknown. Now, American tourists have access to this remarkable r
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when visiting Switzerland. This book guides you through bustling Zürich and charming Luzern, colorful with flower-bedecked bridges. Crisscross the mountains on cable cars, trains, and hiking paths. Find an alpine retreat in the cliff-hanging village of Gimmelwald. Marvel at the Matterhorn, relax in Lugano, and take an unforgettable swim in Bern. Cruise Lake Geneva and savor the cozy small-town atmosphere of Appenzell. After a
Frommer’s Complete Guides – IN FULL COLOR America’s #1 bestselling travel seriesMore full-color guides than ever beforeFoldout maps in annual guidesOutspoken opinions, exact prices, and insider tipsInternational edition ISBN: 978-1-118-07593-7
Writer and adventurer Leslie Anthony has spent his life on two planks, racing down hills, searching for the next perfect ride. His real baptism, however, began in the early nineties when Alaska emerged as the ski world’s Next Big Thing. Steep faces and vast tracks of powder snow, were captured on film and beamed to audiences around the world. The result was a freeskiing revolution.
With insight and humor, White Planet, traces an arc through the new ski culture, in a rock n’ roll adv
In the heart of the Swiss Alps stand the three majestic peaks of the Bernese Oberland, Europe’s most famous mountain range. The highest, at 13,638 feet, is the Jungfrau. Next is the Mönch, at 13,465 feet. But it is the smallest, the Eiger, rising 13,038 feet above sea level, that is by far the deadliest. Called a “living” mountain for its constantly changing conditions-unpredictable weather, disintegrating limestone surfaces, and continuously falling rock and ice-its mile-high north wall is
Ski Touring guide book to India’s Kullu Valley. Comprehensive guide containing 42 tours, 137 photographs, 9 maps, advice on preparations, fitness, history, geography and transport to mecca backcountry skiing/boarding locale in Indian Himalaya. Tours range from 3500m – 6000m. Also included snow analysis, hot springs, gear logistics and ascent/descent details to all major valley systems.