Description : The Rough Guide to the USA is the ultimate guide to all fifty star-spangled states. Whether you're planning a mammoth cross-country road-trip, an action-packed whizz around the Rockies, or just a lazy time lounging on the West Coast's best beaches, this fully updated guide will assist you every step of the way. Packed with colour maps, itineraries and route suggestions, The Rough Guide to the USA will help you discover the best the United States has to offer, from New York's galleries and Miami's nightlife, to the lobster shacks of Maine and the vineyards of California. With expert reviews of hotels, restaurants, clubs and bars, plus all the information you'll need on city sights and national parks, you'll make the most of your American adventure with The Rough Guide to the USA.
Description : The most up-to-date and comprehensive travel book to a country that promises great adventures. Covering everything from the wildlife-rich Etosha National Park to the giant sand dunes at Sossusvlei. Perfectly set up for independent travel, Namibia is the second least densely populated nation in the world - the vast area hosts just 2.3 million people and you'll often have Namibia all to yourself. Self-drive here is safe and manageable, meaning the country can easily be included in a longer trip to Victoria Falls, which has its own chapter in The Rough Guide to Namibia. Whether you admire German colonial architecture in Lüderitz, indulge in fresh oysters at Walvis Bay, marvel at ancient rock art or take a sunset cruise along the Zambezi, The Rough Guide to Namibia covers everything you need to know to make the most of your time in this wild, bewitching country. Winner of the Top Guidebook Series in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017.
Description : Discover this fascinating South American country with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to go wildlife-spotting in the jungle, explore lofty Inca citadels or indulge in a pisco sour (or three), The Rough Guide to Peru will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget. Full-colour chapter maps throughout - to navigate the colonial heart of Lima or wander the ancient streets of Cusco without needing to get online. Stunning images - a rich collection of inspiring colour photography. Things not to miss - Rough Guides' rundown of the best sights and experiences in Peru. Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. Detailed coverage - this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Areas covered include: Lima; Trujillo; Cusco; the Sacred Valley; the Peruvian Amazon; Tarma and the Central Sierra; Arequipa and Lake Titicaca;Nazca; Huarez and the cordilleras; the south and Ancash coasts. Attractions include: Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail; the Nazca Lines; Huascarán National Park; Kuélap; the Ballestas Islands; Reserva Nacional Paracas; Sacsay huaman; Pisac market; the Valley of the Pyramids. Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink, festivals and events, sports and outdoor activities, costs and more. Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to history, wildlife and literature, plus a language section. Make the Most of Your Time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Peru. About Rough Guides: Escape the everyday with Rough Guides. We are a leading travel publisher known for our "tell it like it is" attitude, up-to-date content and great writing. Since 1982, we've published books covering more than 120 destinations around the globe, with an ever-growing series of ebooks, a range of beautiful, inspirational reference titles, and an award-winning website. We pride ourselves on our accurate, honest and informed travel guides.
Description : Discover this laid-back Caribbean island nation with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to visit Trench Town towalk in Bob Marley's footsteps, seek out white sand coves and cascading waterfalls or enjoy the best jerk chicken from a roadside stall, The Rough Guide to Jamaica will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. -Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget. -Full-colour chapter maps throughout - explore the fishing villages along Treasure Beach or soak up Kingston's legendary nightlife without needing to get online. -Stunning images - a rich collection of inspiring colour photography. Things not to miss - Rough Guides' rundown of the best sights and experiences in Jamaica. Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. Detailed coverage - this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every stepof the way. Areas covered include: Kingston, Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, Negril,The Blue Mountains, Port Royal, Cockpit Country, Port Antonio, Treasure Beach,Portland, Bluefields Bay. Attractions include: Dunn's Riverwaterfall, Blue Lagoon, Trench Town Culture Yard, Peter Tosh Museum, NationalGallery, Appleton Estate, Rio Grande, Luminous Lagoon. Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there,local transport, accommodation, food and drink,festivals and events, sports andoutdoor activities, culture and etiquette, shopping and more. Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to history, theenvironment, religion, music, language and recommended books. Make the most of yourtime on Earth with The Rough Guide toJamaica. About Rough Guides: Escape the everyday with Rough Guides. We are a leading travel publisher known for our "tell it like it is" attitude, up-to-date content and great writing. Since 1982, we've published books covering more than 120 destinations around the globe, with an ever-growing series of ebooks, a range of beautiful, inspirational reference titles, and an award-winning website. We pride ourselves on our accurate, honest and informed travel guides.
Description : Insight Pocket Guides: ideal itineraries and top travel tips in a pocket-sized package. Plan your trip, plan perfect days and discover how to get around - this pocket-sized guide is a convenient, quick-reference companion to discovering what to do and see in Scotland, from top attractions like Edinburgh Castle, Glencoe and the Isle of Skye, to hidden gems, including the dramatic Smoo Cave and the peaceful islands of the Inner Hebrides. - Compact, concise, and packed with essential information about Where to Go and What to Do, this is an ideal on-the-move companion when you're exploring Scotland - Covers Top Ten Attractions, including Loch Lomond, Urquhart Castle and the Burrell Collection and Perfect Day itinerary suggestions - Offers an insightful overview of landscape, history and culture - Contains an invaluable pull-out map, and essential practical information on everything from Eating Out to Getting Around - Inspirational colour photography throughout - Sharp design and colour-coded sections make for an engaging reading experience About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps, as well as phrase books, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.
Description : Becoming a Tour Guide provides valuable guidance in establishing a career path in the industry. Packed with practical tips, useful advice and real-life case studies drawn from all the different areas of the industry, it tells you which jobs are most suited to your skills, how to develop those skills further, where to look for jobs and training and how to further your career once you’ve begun work. It finishes with a list of contact details of useful organizations and associations, as well as suggestions for further reading.
Description : For readers seeking adventure in the field of tourism, Conducting Tours offers essential, contemporary guidance needed for success in this exciting, expanding industry. Beginning with basic, valuable information about guiding, escorting, and tour planning, the text progresses with discussions on subtler topics such as guide commentary tricks for effective touring, psychology of group behavior, successful itineraries, and ethical challenges presented to tour leaders. The subject matter is organized for greater reading clarity with chapter overviews, highlighted glossary terms, and magazine-style prose. Numerous photos, graphics, and quotes from industry leaders highlight key points, and over 40 charts, maps and illustrations give visual, easy access renderings of information. The professional profiles, end-of-chapter summaries and activities enables learners to comprehend real-life experiences and apply their knowledge. This integrated textbook/workbook is the only source necessary to learn about Conducting Tours. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Hebrews, Phoenicians, and Hittites contains 12 full-color transparencies (print books) or PowerPoint slides (eBooks), 4 reproducible pages, and a richly detailed teacher's guide. Among the topics covered in this volume are the geography of Anatolia, the Hittite religion, the geography of Phoenicia and Palestine, the Phoenician religion, the development of the alphabet, Abraham and Moses, King David, King Solomon, and the Hebrew religion.
Description : Travel the world and discover a job you love. Whether you just want a job that lets you travel the world for free, or you're looking for a career that lets you set your own hours and do what you love, this book will show you how to become a tour guide with clear, practical advice and easy to follow steps. It will teach you what you need to say, how to advertise your services and how the pros make their money (and get great tips!). It will teach you how to start your first tour, how to get repeat business after you've finished it and even what life is really like 'out there on the road.' Written by a Tour Guide with guided tour experience in over 15 countries, and with contributions from experts all across the world, there's no better way to start one of the best careers in the world than with the ultimate reference book and training tool - as used by Tour Guides across the world every day. Covering topics such as: - How to plan, design and price your first tour - Effective offline and online marketing strategies that work - How to research - How to 'value add' - Leading and controlling large groups - How much you can realistically expect to earn - Common industry jargon - How to create a great first impression - How to deal with complaints (and how to avoid them in the first place!) "Quite simply the best product available to aspiring tour guides on the market today. No industry professional should be without it." – Industry Insider "Nick Manning lets you know just how big the world is and how many different rules there are while taking you under his wings and navigating you through the aspects of successful tour managing and guiding. This book tells you how to become a GREAT tour manager/guide and is written in a way that will connect with you". – Kristene Murphy Revised and Updated Edition
Description : The ultimate movie fan’s guide. This enhanced eBook contains the full text of the bestselling novel, and exclusive movie content such as: five video clips from the film; the director’s movie shooting script; video interviews from cast and crew—including Anne Hathaway and author/screenwriter David Nicholls—about their connections between the book and the film; and a reading group guide featuring full-color movie stills throughout. This deluxe eBook brings the story of Dexter and Emma’s unforgettable romance to life in a truly unique way. It’s 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have only just met. But after only one day together, they cannot stop thinking about one another. Over twenty years, snapshots of that relationship are revealed on the same day—July 15th—of each year. Dex and Em face squabbles and fights, hopes and missed opportunities, laughter and tears. And as the true meaning of this one crucial day is revealed, they must come to grips with the nature of love and life itself.