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Thomas, Lucy & Alatau  by John Massey Stewart

Thomas, Lucy & Alatau

John Massey Stewart

"This is the first - and definitive - biography of an unjustly forgotten man: Thomas Witlam Atkinson (1799 - 1861), architect, artist, traveller extraordinaire, author - and bigamist. Famous in his lifetime as 'the Siberian traveller', he spent seven...

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Sh*t towns of New Zealand.

Sh*t towns of New Zealand.

Laid-back Kiwi humour at its best, this will have you laughing out loud and cringing in recognition at the same time. Based on the hugely popular Facebook page 'Shit Towns of New Zealand', this book describes New Zealand's towns and suburbs from the ...

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Paris  by Catherine Le Nevez

Paris

Catherine Le Nevez

"Lonely Planet’s Paris is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stroll through the iconic cityscape, marvel at the abundance of museums bursting with masterpieces and savour...

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Captain Cook in the underworld  by Robert Sullivan

Captain Cook in the underworld

Robert Sullivan

Captain Cook in the Underworld is a book-length poem by a gifted Maori poet, an archetypal exploration of Western mythology and legend as it 'discovers' itself in the South Pacific. The poem was commissioned as the libretto for a new work with composer...

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Over the mountains of the sea by David Hastings

Over the mountains of the sea

David Hastings

Based on the records of 250 voyages and the direct testimony of more than 80 shipboard diaries, "Over the mountains of the sea" recreates what life was like on the migrant ships for ordinary people - the ancestors of many of today's New Zealanders - as...

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Spain  by Anthony Ham

Spain

Anthony Ham

"Lonely Planet's Best of Spain is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Feast your eyes on fine-arts capital Madrid, hike the spectacular ranges of the Pyrenees, and take...

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New Zealand  by Charles Rawlings-Way

New Zealand

Charles Rawlings-Way

"Lonely Planet's Best of New Zealand is your passport to New Zealand's top sights and most authentic experiences. Start your trip with a rush in Queenstown, the birthplace of bungy jumping, kayak through the verdant cliffs of Milford Sound or enjoy local...

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Barcelona  by Sally (Travel writer) Davies

Barcelona

Sally (Travel writer) Davies

"Lonely Planet’s Barcelona is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Savour the best of New Catalan cuisine, yell for your team at Camp Nou stadium, and crane your neck at...

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Spain  by Gregor (Travel writer) author. Clark

Spain

Gregor (Travel writer) author. Clar...

"Lonely Planet’s Spain is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Marvel at Modernista masterpieces in Barcelona, enjoy beachside Basque cuisine in San Sebastian, and taste...

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Tasmania  by Charles Rawlings-Way

Tasmania

Charles Rawlings-Way

"Lonely Planet’s Tasmania is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Laugh, be appalled, be turned on by art for grown-ups at MONA; hike to the summit of Cradle Mountain fo...

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Live from Mongolia by Patricia Sexton

Live from Mongolia

Patricia Sexton

In 2006, author Patricia Sexton set out on a journey most of us have only fantasized about. She quit her job to pursue her dream. Thirty years old and a rising star at a Wall Street investment bank, Patricia wanted nothing more than to work as a fore...

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Tea Time with Terrorists by Mark Meadows

Tea Time with Terrorists

Mark Meadows

Armed with a map, a motorcycle, an infectious sense of humor, and a dim understanding of Sri Lanka's war, author, artist, and adventurer Mark Stephen Meadows arrives in the country intending to have, as it were, afternoon tea with terrorists. Figuring...

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House of rain by Craig Childs

House of rain

Craig Childs

In this landmark work on the Anasazi tribes of the Southwest, naturalist Craig Childs dives head on into the mysteries of this vanished people. The various tribes that made up the Anasazi people converged on Chaco Canyon (New Mexico) during the 11th century...

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Let's get lost  by Nicola McCloy

Let's get lost

Nicola McCloy

"There are few things as sweet as throwing some clothes, your togs, your jandals, a chilly bin, some good sounds and your best mate into the car and shouting, 'ROADIE!' as you gleefully leave your everyday life behind for a few days. Chuck this book in...

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Explore Warsaw

Explore Warsaw

Pocket-sized books to inspire your on-foot exploration of topinternational destinations. Now with free eBook.Experiencethe best of Warsaw withthis indispensably practical Insight Guides Explore book. From making sure you don't miss out on must-seeatt...

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Explore Rio de Janeiro by Alex Corrie

Explore Rio de Janeiro

Alex Corrie

In a spectacular setting between granite peaks and the South Atlantic Ocean, Rio de Janeiro is one of South America's most iconic cities. Explore Rio de Janeiro is the latest title in this popular series from Insight and is the ideal pocket companion...

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Top 10 Honolulu & Oahu

Top 10 Honolulu & Oahu

An unbeatable guide to Honolulu and O'ahu, includes insider tips and ideas, colour maps, top 10 lists, all designed to help you see the very best of Honolulu and O'ahu. Visit the 'Iolani Palace, the USA's only state royal residence, tour Pearl Harbor,...

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Paris

Paris

This book is a food tour in your pocket, featuring more than 100 of the best restaurants, cafes, bars and markets recommended by a team of in-the-know Parisians. You'll also find insights into the city's idiosyncratic food culture, and a handful of i...

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London

London

This book is a food tour in your pocket, featuring more than 100 of the best restaurants, cafes, bars and markets recommended by a team of in-the-know Londoners. You'll also find insights into the city's idiosyncratic food culture, and a handful of i...

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New York

New York

Eat Like a Local is a guide that focus on the culinary scenes of the world's most-visited cities. In New York, 100 listings are provided for the best restaurants, cafes, bars, markets and street food as recommended by savvy locals native to the city....

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Top 10 Seattle

Top 10 Seattle

An unbeatable guide to Seattle, includes insider tips and ideas, colour maps, top 10 lists, all designed to help you see the very best of Seattle.Marvel at the Seattle Center's futuristic Space Needle, explore the University of Washington campus, sip...

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Coasting by Jonathan Raban

Coasting

Jonathan Raban

Provides the writer's view of the British Isles and its people, including himself, during his voyage around his native land.

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The Camino by Eddie Rock

The Camino

Eddie Rock

Aspiring travel writer Eddie Rock has hit hard times. Drowning in a midlife crisis of fear and debt, he looks for a second chance. A fortuitous encounter with false medium Ralph Keeton in Canada triggers his story with warnings in the not-so-distant-future....

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Lonely Planet's best in travel 2019

Lonely Planet's best in travel 2019

"10 countries, 10 regions and 10 cities that travellers must visit in the year ahead. Each destination is chosen for its topicality, unique experiences and 'wow' factor. We don't just report on the trends, we set them - helping you get there before the...

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Rome

Rome

"The world's foremost artists, writers, architects, restaurateurs, and art historians reveal their favorite discoveries in this insider's guide."--Jacket.

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Hillary's Antarctica  by Nigel Watson

Hillary's Antarctica

Nigel Watson

Written by Nigel Watson of the Antarctic Heritage Trust, and illustrated with Jane Ussher's stunning photographs, plus historic images and never-before-seen ephemera and diary entries, this is the first book that fully documents and celebrates Ed Hil...

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Montréal  by Tim Jepson

Montréal

Tim Jepson

"Fodor's 25 Best Montréal is a great travel guide for those who want an easy-to-pack guidebook and map to one of the most exciting cities in eastern Canada. Fodor's 25 Best Guides offer highlights of major city destinations in a compact package that includes...

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Barcelona  by Michael Ivory

Barcelona

Michael Ivory

"Fodor's 25 Best Barcelona is a great travel guide for those who want an easy-to-pack guidebook and map to one of most exciting cities in Spain. Fodor's 25 Best Guides offer highlights of major city destinations in a compact package that includes a s...

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Madrid  by Jonathan Holland

Madrid

Jonathan Holland

"Fodor's 25 Best Madrid is a great travel guide for those who want an easy-to-pack guidebook and map to one of the most exciting cities in Spain and Europe. Fodor's 25 Best Guides offer highlights of major city destinations in a compact package that includes...

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Boston  by Sue Gordon

Boston

Sue Gordon

"Fodor's 25 Best Boston is a great travel guide for those who want an easy-to-pack guidebook and map to one of the most historic cities in the United States.Fodor's 25 Best Guides offer highlights of major city destinations in a compact package that includes...

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Singapore  by Vivien Lytton

Singapore

Vivien Lytton

"Fodor's 25 Best Singapore is a great travel guide for those who want an easy-to-pack guidebook and map to one of the most exciting cities in southern Malaysia. Fodor's 25 Best Guides offer highlights of major city destinations in a compact package t...

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Tokyo  by Martin Gostelow

Tokyo

Martin Gostelow

"Fodor's 25 Best Tokyo is a great travel guide for those who want an easy-to-pack guidebook and map to one of the most exciting cities in Japan. Fodor's 25 Best Guides offer highlights of major city destinations in a compact package that includes a s...

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San Francisco  by Mick Sinclair

San Francisco

Mick Sinclair

"Fodor's 25 Best San Francisco is a great travel guide for those who want an easy-to-pack guidebook and map to one of the most exciting cities in Northern California. Fodor's 25 Best Guides offer highlights of major city destinations in a compact package...

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I am New Zealand

I am New Zealand

"What's your vision of New Zealand? An inner-city street in the rain, a campervan under a clear and starry night sky, a high-octane sport or a traffic jam of sheep? This book collects a range of personal views of Aotearoa from photographers, both amateur...

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Literary Whanganui  by Joan Rosier-Jones

Literary Whanganui

Joan Rosier-Jones

"Many literary luminaries were born and bred in Whanganui. Others have visited the city or made it their home. This book, with maps, will take the reader to birthplaces and other sites of interest to the featured authors“--Provided by publisher.

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Curiosities of Hampton Roads by Tamy Kay Thompson

Curiosities of Hampton Roads

Tamy Kay Thompson

The history of Hampton Roads is as deep as the waters that surround it. From some of the first settlers in the New World to the formation of the nation, Virginia's Tidewater is rich in curious tales of legends and lore. In the Southside, the famed pi...

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The schooner Maggie B.  by Frank Blair

The schooner Maggie B.

Frank Blair

"A true Southern Ocean circumnavigation, around the great capes, fills the imagination of every serious sailor, and many others. In 2005, Frank Blair built a 63-foot wooden schooner in Nova Scotia and set off with friends on her two-year maiden voyage...

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Belgium  by Rick Steves

Belgium

Rick Steves

"You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you "really" need to know when traveling in Belgium. With this guide, you'll ride bikes over cobblestone streets and embark on cruises through charming canals. Stop and smell the tulips as you hike past ...

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Mexico City  by Julie Doherty Meade

Mexico City

Julie Doherty Meade

"Baroque palaces and energetic streets, old-school taquerías and contemporary art: experience this beguiling metropolis with Moon Mexico City. Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity with color-coded maps or follow a self-guided walk...

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Kauai   by Charles Roessler

Kauai

Charles Roessler

"Hawaii's 'Garden Isle' is green and lush, with famous sights from the steeply folded sea cliffs of the Napali Coast to the stunning sweep of Waimea Canyon. The island also has more beaches per mile of coastline than any other island in the state. A ...

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Journeys of a lifetime

Journeys of a lifetime

"Completely updated for its 10th anniversary, this best-selling inspirational travel guide reveals 500 celebrated and lesser-known destinations from around the globe, from ocean cruises in Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Compiled from the fav...

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Fodor's 25 best. Toronto  by Marilyn Wood

Fodor's 25 best. Toronto

Marilyn Wood

"Compact and affordable, Fodor's 25 Best Toronto is a great travel guide for those who want an easy-to-pack guidebook and map to one of the most exciting cities in eastern Canada. Fodor's 25 Best Guides offer highlights of major city destinations in a...

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Fodor's 25 best. Seattle  by Suzanne Tedesko

Fodor's 25 best. Seattle

Suzanne Tedesko

"Compact and affordable, Fodor's 25 Best Seattle is a great travel guide for those who want an easy-to-pack guidebook and map to one of the most exciting cities in the northwestern United States. Fodor's 25 Best Guides offer highlights of major city....

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Of love & war by Lynsey Addario

Of love & war

Lynsey Addario

"From the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and New York Times bestselling author, a stunning and personally curated selection of her work across the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa Lynsey Addario has captured audiences with her disarming an...

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Journeys of a lifetime

Journeys of a lifetime

A collection of the 500 most alluring travel experiences on the planet! The perfect resource for travelers who crave adventurous trips, or those searching for specific experiences, this title has been fully revised and updated just in time for its 10...

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London Underground's Strangest Tales by Iain Spragg

London Underground's Strangest Tales

Iain Spragg

Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of London's Underground, or as it is affectionately referred to, the Tube. Though this isnt the usual side of the Tube the tourists, travellers and residents see. (Though, of course, they do see a great deal o...

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The taking of K-129  by Josh Dean

The taking of K-129

Josh Dean

"In late February, 1968, a Russian submarine, holding a battery of three ballistic missiles with enough nuclear material to create an explosion 50 times greater than Hiroshima, disappeared in the Pacific Ocean. The Soviet Navy used ships, subs and planes...

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Germany  by Solveig Steinhardt

Germany

Solveig Steinhardt

From deciding when to go, to choosing what to see when you arrive, this is all you need to plan your trip and experience the best of Germany, with in-depth insider information on must-see, top attractions like the Berlin Wall, Cologne Cathedral and the...

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Tuscany  by Lisa Gerard-Sharp

Tuscany

Lisa Gerard-Sharp

"From deciding when to go, to choosing what to see when you arrive, this is all you need to plan your trip and experience the best of Tuscany, with in-depth insider information on must-see, top attractions like the Florentine churches to the medieval...

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Sri Lanka  by Gavin Thomas

Sri Lanka

Gavin Thomas

"From deciding when to go, to choosing what to see when you arrive, this is all you need to plan your trip and experience the best of Sri Lanka, with in-depth insider information on must-see, top attractions like Galle Fort, Kandy and Yala National Park,...

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Argentina  by Maciej Zglinicki

Argentina

Maciej Zglinicki

"From deciding when to go, to choosing what to see when you arrive, this is all you need to plan your trip and experience the best of Argentina, with in-depth insider information on must-see, top attractions like Iguaz Falls and Perito Moreno glacier,...

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Paris 2019  by Rick Steves

Paris 2019

Rick Steves

"Inside Rick Steves Paris 2019: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Paris; Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites; top sights and hidden gems from No...

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Machu Picchu  by Ryan Dubé

Machu Picchu

Ryan Dubé

"Dawn reveals ancient stonework backed by the towering Andes - the fusion of natural and man-made beauty, built in harmony with earth and sky. Machu Picchu, center of the lost Inca empire, is yours to explore. This book gives you what you need to know...

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Big island of Hawaii  by Karen (Travel writer) Anderson

Big island of Hawaii

Karen (Travel writer) Anderson

"With more than 250 miles of coast, from Kona to Hilo and beyond, the Big Island is lined with beautiful beaches, elegant resorts, coffee farms, waterfalls, and rain forests. It also has history: from Captain Cook's landing site to the rugged Valley of...

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Cuba  by Gesine Froese

Cuba

Gesine Froese

"Marco Polo Pocket Guide Cuba: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips. Explore Cuba with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the country's trendiest places, and get tips...

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People on the pier  by Marian Thérèse Keyes

People on the pier

Marian Thérèse Keyes

"Each year, over a million people walk the East and West piers at Dun Laoghaire. Whether it's for a quiet walk, family day out, first dates, weddings, hanging out with friends, walking the dog, or just taking the air, the harbour area undoubtedly counts...

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The world of lore  by Aaron Mahnke

The world of lore

Aaron Mahnke

"Captivating stories of the places where human evil has left a nefarious mark - featuring both rare and best-loved stories from the hit podcast Lore, now a streaming television series. Sometimes you walk into a room, a building, or even a town, and you...

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Ottoman odyssey  by Alev Scott

Ottoman odyssey

Alev Scott

"Alev Scott's odyssey began when she looked beyond Turkey's borders for contemporary traces of the Ottoman Empire. Their 800-year rule ended a century ago - and yet, travelling through eleven countries from Kosovo to Greece to Palestine, she uncovers...

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New York City  by Ali Lemer

New York City

Ali Lemer

"Lonely Planet Best of New York City is your passport to the NYC's top sights and most authentic experiences. Stroll the massive green spaces of Central Park, overload your senses in Chinatown, and be inspired by the Statue of Liberty; all with your ...

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London  by Emilie Filou

London

Emilie Filou

"Lonely Planet Best of London is your passport to the London's top sights and most authentic experiences. Soak up Shoreditch's edgy and offbeat atmosphere in a local bar, explore the world-class Tate Modern gallery, or steep yourself in history at We...

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The GR5 trail  by Carroll Dorgan

The GR5 trail

Carroll Dorgan

"Guidebook to the northernmost section of the GR5 - from Hoek van Holland in the Netherlands, through Belgium and Luxembourg, to Schirmeck in the northeast of France. Described over 49 stages, this 1000 kilometre section of the GR5 is relatively easy...

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Los Angeles  by Halli Jastaran Faulkner

Los Angeles

Halli Jastaran Faulkner

"Go hiking in Runyon Canyon, take a selfie with the Hollywood sign, and find the best taco truck in town - experience the City of Angels with LA local Halli Jastaran Faulkner. Navigate by neighborhood or by activity with color-coded maps, or follow a...

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Cape Town & the Garden Route  by Simon Richmond

Cape Town & the Garden Route

Simon Richmond

"Lonely Planet's Cape Town & the Garden Route is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Soak in the view from the summit of Table Mountain, take a boat to Robben Island for...

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Maldives  by Tom Masters

Maldives

Tom Masters

"Lonely Planet's Maldives is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Encounter hammerhead sharks on a dawn dive, find your perfect luxury beach resort or family-run guesthouse,...

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Pocket Sydney  by Andy Symington

Pocket Sydney

Andy Symington

"Sydney, spectacularly draped around its glorious harbour and beaches, has a visual wow factor like few other cities. Scratch the surface and it only gets better“--Provided by publisher.

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Cyprus  by Klaus Bötig

Cyprus

Klaus Bötig

"Explore Cyprus with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the island's trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty of ideas for travel with...

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Gran Canaria  by Sven Weniger

Gran Canaria

Sven Weniger

"Marco Polo Pocket Guide Gran Canaria: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips. Explore Gran Canaria with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the island's trendiest places,...

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Madeira  by Rita Henss

Madeira

Rita Henss

"Marco Polo Pocket Guide Madeira: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips. Explore Madeira with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the island's trendiest places, and get...

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Australia  by Bruni Gebauer

Australia

Bruni Gebauer

"Explore Australia with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the country's trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty...

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Berlin  by Christine Berger

Berlin

Christine Berger

"Explore Berlin with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the city's trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty of ideas for travel with kids,...

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Prague  by Antje Buchholz

Prague

Antje Buchholz

"Marco Polo Pocket Guide Prague: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips. Explore Prague with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the city's trendiest places, and get tips...

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