What is visible to the naked eye has been exhaustively raked over; in Underground London, acclaimed travel writer Stephen Smith provides an alternative guide and history of the capital. It's a journey through the passages and tunnels of the city, the bunkers and tunnels, crypts and shadows. As well as being a contemporary tour of underground London, it's also an exploration through time.
"Shame about the narrator"
In China, the world's next superpower, life is comfortable for the fortunate few. For others, it's a hand-to-mouth struggle for a full stomach, a place to live, wages for work done, and freedom to speak openly. In a place where few things are more important than food, "Have you eaten yet?" is another way of saying hello. After traversing the country and meeting its people, Ang shares her delicious experiences with us.
Paris c'est un immense musée à ciel ouvert : des églises gothiques, des façades élégantes, des avenues grandioses... L'Audio Guide CitySpeaker de Paris vous propose des balades à St Germain des Prés, dans le Quartier Latin, sur la butte Montmartre, sur les grands boulevards. Il vous invite aussi à visiter la Tour Eiffel, Notre Dame de Paris, le Louvre, l'Opéra Garnier ou encore le Sacré Cœur. L'Audio Guide CitySpeaker vous donne toutes les clés pour comprendre l'histoire, la culture et le chic parisien.
Thailand has a reputation for perfectly riding the line between relaxation and excitement, and nowhere is that more prevalent than in the tropical paradise that is Phuket. Within minutes you can go from a beachside massage under the shade of a coconut tree to a never-ending club night in the party capital of the world. Phuket is a province, an island, a city, and a general term for a large collection of islands in the south of Thailand.
Iceland is unique. It has thermal hot springs, fantastic wildlife, glaciers, whales, long fjords, fishing villages, a bustling capital, and a vast, unspoiled interior. The people are highly educated, and more books per capita are published here than anywhere else in the world. Reykjavik, the capital, is home to half of the population. While it is the base for business, at nighttime its streets fill with a hip crowd who come to drink, party, and dance till the wee hours. This audiobook covers it all.
Best-selling author of Spilling the Beans, takes her personal journey around the different regions of England.The quintessential Englishwoman Clarissa Dickson Wright takes us on a personal journey through the country of her birth. From Cornwall to Cumbria, Norfolk to Northumbria she brings her extraordinary knowledge, huge passion, forthright opinions and inimitable wit to the distinctive history and regional character of every corner of England.
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Soak up the legendary atmosphere of Soho with Irma Kurtz as she walks you around the village she calls home. Discover some of the famous haunts of Bohemian Soho and walk through the streets that have played host to generations of writers, artists, tarts, pimps, gangsters and philosophers. Meet some of the locals like Norman, landlord of his pub for 63 years and Gerry the Stitch, the last of the Soho Jewish Tailors. Soho has many secrets to reveal.
London, a huge and bustling metropolis, does not reveal itself to the casual visitor. To discover its hidden wonders, you must investigate its streets and squares on foot. Now with Londonwalks Audio Guide, you can put on your earphones, keep your eyes on the historic buildings, colorful shops, and hidden courtyards, and hear the history, scandal, and architectural curiosity of one of the most magnificent cities of Europe.
Starting at Edinburgh Castle, this tour exploresthe rich history of the famous Royal Mile. See the Witches Well and hear of the last person ever to be tried under an old wtchcraft act, pause at Deacon Brodie's Tavern, see where JK Rowling wrote many of her early Harry Potter manuscripts and the monument to Greyfriars Bobby, Edinburgh's most famous canine.
Have no idea where to start? Or maybe you have some idea but could use a treasure trove of great insider tips? Well, read on! You see, we know your trip begins long before you even book the flight, so this guide is chock full of dynamite tips on everything you need to know before you go - and much, much more you'll thank us for!
A city by the sea with cutting edge architecture and luxuries that are out of this world, Dubai is has earned its reputation as a "World's Best" desert oasis. Luxury such as one could never imagine awaits guests at the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah (Arabian Tower). With suites bigger than most mansions staffed with a 24-hour butler to see to your every need and cater to your every whim, this is the accommodation of kings and queens.
Whether you're planning your trip or already there, Frommer's Best of San Francisco will take you through the top 20 sites, from Chinatown to Alcatraz. This tour includes a map to help you get around, and itineraries to put it all together. Pauline Frommer, travel expert and creator of Pauline Frommer's Travel Guides, guides you through the best of San Francisco.
From Ellis Island to Grand Central Station, from Rockefeller Center to Fifth Avenue: the Big Apple is legendary. Enjoy this informative and entertaining audio guide for New York City, with 26 tracks covering the main attractions. Since each location has its own track, you can wander around this amazing city as you please, and listen to the appropriate track at each point along your personal itinerary.
If you are still thinking about where to go or you would like to make a trip to Southeast Asia, you should consider making a stop in Laos or Cambodia. There is just so much to enjoy with Laos and Cambodian history that you are sure to find something that everyone is going to enjoy. This travel guide is the perfect companion to help you make the right decision to visit this unique country and really have a lot of fun.
"Nice travle guide. Also liked the MMA fighting guide."
A five-day travel guide to unforgettable French travel! Have no idea where to start? Or maybe you have an idea but could use some great insider tips? Well, listen on! You see, we know your trip begins before you even book your flight, and this guide is chock full of dynamite tips on everything you need to know before you go and much, much more!
Wales is some country. Beautiful, historic and with a tradition all of its own. A big part of that history and tradition are the many magnificent castles which can be found throughout Wales attracting visitors from all over the world. No visit is complete unless the traveler sees some of these castles. I am no exception - I love Wales and have personally visited many of the castles there. So I have put together this book to give you an introduction to 20 of my favorite Welsh castles.
If you've yet to experience this historical masterpiece, what are you waiting for? Passport to European Travel Guides offers this comprehensive, yet quick and concise, five-day guide to Rome - one of the world's most iconic cities to visit. Have no idea where to start? Or maybe you have some idea but could use a treasure trove of great insider tips? Well, listen up! You see, we know your trip begins long before you even book the flight, so this guide is chock full of dynamite tips on everything you need to know before you go.
Relaxed and friendly, the smallest of Europe's major capital cites feels more like a village but its history is controversial, fascinating, and often bloody. Our tour starts at Anne Frank's house and then goes on via the beautiful Westerkerk church to the city's simple but moving monument to its gay residents who have suffered over the years.
Here is a brand new second edition that has been fully updated. The author is a long-time resident of Budapest, who knows the region intimately and takes us behind the scenes to discover its best features the sights, the places to stay and eat, the shopping, and all the activities. Millions of people every year hike into, bike, drive, or climb into the green valleys and limestone mountain ridges of Hungary s national parks and the hills.
This Jane's Smart Art Audio Guide is in-depth and indispensable: for art-lovers and history-buffs, it's the smart way to visit St. Peter's Basilica! Huge in both scale and history, St. Peter's can be overwhelming. But with Jane's engaging narration guiding you through this magnificent building, appreciating the art and architecture, step-by-step, in the context of history, you will experience a deep and lasting appreciation of the essence of this remarkable place.