Monday, 20 May 2019

Peru - Lima (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

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Peru - Lima (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

Shrouded in history, gloriously messy and full of aesthetic delights, Lima is also sophisticated, with civilization that dates back millennia. Stately museums display sublime pottery, galleries debut edgy art, solemn religious processions recall the 18th century, and crowded nightclubs dispense tropical beats.

- bite into Peruvian delicacies at the innovative restaurants of Miraflores

- explore sandy ruins with several civilizations’ worth of temples at Pachacamac

- admire pre-Columbian masterpieces, from sublime tapestries to intricate goldwork at Museo Larco

Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Around Lima.

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What's FREE to do in Melbourne? City Circle Tram!

FREE!

The City Circle Tram is a free and convenient way to see the sights of central Melbourne and the Docklands while experiencing a ride on one of the city's much loved heritage trams. An audio commentary provides details of city landmarks and major attractions such as the City Museum, Parliament House, Docklands, Federation Square, Melbourne Aquarium and the Princess Theatre.The City Circle Tram also links with other tram, train and bus routes around Melbourne.To catch the City Circle Tram, simply wait at any tram stop along the City Circle Tram route. These tram stops are specially marked with a City Circle sign.Trams operate in both directions every 12 minutes between 10am and 6pm from Sunday to Wednesday and between 10am and 9pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.City Circle Trams do not run on Christmas Day and Good Friday.

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Rough Guides Croatia travel guide

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Croatia travel guide

Discover Croatia with this comprehensive, entertaining, ‘tell it like it is’ Rough Guide, packed with exhaustive practical information and our experts’ honest independent recommendations.
Whether you plan to taste biscuits and sweets in Korcula, take in the maritime panoramas from Vis’s Mount Hum or head to the Museum of Broken Relationships, The Rough Guide to Croatia will show you the perfect places to explore, sleep, eat, drink and shop along the way.

Features of The Rough Guide to Croatia:

Detailed regional coverage: provides in-depth practical information for every step of every kind of trip, from intrepid off-the-beaten-track adventures, to chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas. Regions covered include: Zagreb; Inland Croatia; Istria; the Kvarner Gulf; Northern Dalmatia; Split; the south Dalmatia coast; the southern Dalmatian islands; Dubrovnik.

Honest independent reviews: written with Rough Guides’ trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, and recommendations you can truly trust, our writers will help you get the most from your trip to Croatia.

Meticulous mapping: always full-colour, with clear numbered, colour-coded keys. Find your way around Hvar, Rovinj and many more locations without needing to get online.

Fabulous full-colour photography: features a richness of inspirational colour photography, including Plitvice Lakes National Park’s sequence of foaming waterfalls and turquoise lakes and Zadar’s muddle of architectural styles, from Romanesque churches to Corinthian columns to glass-fronted café-bars.

Things not to miss: Rough Guides’ rundown of Hvar, Istria, Dubrovnik and Zagreb’s best sights and top experiences.

Itineraries: carefully planned routes will help you organise your trip, and inspire and inform your on-the-road experiences.

Basics section: packed with essential pre-departure information including getting there, getting around, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities, culture and etiquette, shopping and more.

Background information: comprehensive Contexts chapter provides fascinating insights into Croatia, with coverage of history, music and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.

– Covers: Zagreb, Inland Croatia, Istria, the Kvarner Gulf, Northern Dalmatia, Split and the south Dalmatian coast, the southern Dalmatian Islands, Dubrovnik and around.

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Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest - Stuttgart & the Black Forest (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet


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Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest - Stuttgart & the Black Forest (PDF Chapter)

Beyond the high-tech urban pleasures of 21st-century Stuttgart lies a region still ripe for discovery. On the city fringes, country lanes roll into vineyards and lordly baroque palaces, spa towns and castles steeped in medieval myth.

- tune into modern-day Germany in Stuttgart, city of high culture, fast cars and beer festivals

- wallow in thermal waters and art nouveau grandeur in Baden-Baden, the belle of the Black Forest

- kayak, hike or cycle at Lake Constance, between the Swiss, German and Austrian borders

Coverage includes: Stuttgart, Ludwigsburg, Swabian Alps Region, Tübingen, Burg Hohenzollern, Schwäbisch Hall, Ulm, The Black Forest, Baden-Baden, Karlsruhe, Freudenstadt, Kinzigtal, Freiburg, Schauinsland, St Peter, Breisach, Feldberg, Titisee-Neustadt, Schluchsee, Triberg, Martinskapelle, Villingen-Schwenningen, Rottweil, Unterkirnach, Lake Con-stance, Konstanz, Meersburg, Friedrichshafen, Ravensburg, Lindau.

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What's Free to do in NYC? Staten Island Ferry!

FREE!

The Staten Island Ferry is one of the last remaining vestiges of an entire ferry system in New York City that transported people between Manhattan and its future boroughs long before any bridges were built. The trip is about 25 minutes long, it doesn't cost a penny and there are great views of the Statue of Liberty. It operates from the St. George Terminal located at 1 Bay Street, Staten Island. The Whitehall Terminal is located at 4 South Street, Manhattan.

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NEW Rio de Janeiro Lonely Planet (city Guide - 10th edition) Download Today!


Golden beaches and lush mountains, samba-fueled nightlife and spectacular football matches: welcome to the Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City).

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Parade amid pounding drums at Carnaval, people-watch on Ipanema Beach, watch the sun set from Sugarloaf Mountain; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Rio de Janeiro and begin your journey now!

Coverage includes: Ipanema, Leblon, Gávea, Jardim Botânico, Lagoa, Copacabana, Leme, Botafogo, Humaitá, Urca, Flamengo, Centro, Praça Mauá, Santa Teresa, Lapa, Zona Norte, Barra da Tijuca, Western Rio, and more

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NEW Brazil Lonely Planet (Travel Guide - 11th edition) Download Today!


Tropical islands, lush rainforests and rhythm-filled cities set the scene for the great Brazilian adventure.

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Gaze down on sparkling Rio from Pão de Açúcar, hear the thunderous roar of Iguaçu Falls, ply the winding waterways of the Amazon in a canoe; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Brazil and begin your journey now!

Coverage includes: Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais & Espírito Santo, São Paulo State, Paraná, Santa Catarina, Brasília & Goiás, Bahia, Sergipe & Alagoas, Pernambuco, Paraíba & Rio Grande do Norte, Ceará, Piauí & Maranhão, The Amazon and more

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Download the NEW Bolivia Lonely Planet (travel guide - 10th edition)


Superlative in its natural beauty, rugged, vexing, complex and slightly nerve-racking, Bolivia is one of South America’s most diverse and intriguing nations.

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Tour the epic salt flats of Salar de Uyuni, wake to the sounds of the rainforest in the Parque Nacional Madidi, or walk in the path of the Incas in the Cordillera Real.

Coverage includes: La Paz, Lake Titicaca, The Cordilleras & Yungas, Southern Altiplano, Central Highlands, South Central Bolivia & the Chaco, Santa Cruz & Gran Chiquitania, Amazon Basin and more

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LONELY PLANET FLASH SALE: BUY ONE GET ONE FREE UNTIL FRIDAY!



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Etihad Airways offers free stopover in United Arab Emirates



Etihad Airways is extending its free Abu Dhabi stopover campaign to the end of the year due to the popularity of the special offer in its opening month.

Travellers flying through the capital of the UAE with the airline are invited to enjoy a free two-night hotel stay to break up their journey and explore the city’s vibrant and diverse attractions.

Abu Dhabi offers visitors the chance to explore cultural highlights, impressive architecture, world-class theme parks as well as striking beaches and desert landscapes.

The city appeals to solo travellers and couples in search of unique travel experiences as well as families looking to create extraordinary memories with children, making it the perfect destination for a holiday within a holiday.

Etihad is offering two free nights of hotel accommodation in Abu Dhabi for all guests booking flights to and from all Etihad destinations via Abu Dhabi.

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Hawaii - Understand Hawaii & Survival Guide (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

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Hawaii - Understand Hawaii & Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)

All the info you need on everything from history, hula, loco moco and slack key guitar to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and lesbian travellers and travellers with disabilities, as well as handy language guide and glossary.

Coverage includes: Hawaii Today, History - from Polynesian Voyagers to Hawaiian Renaissance & Sovereignty Movement, Hawaii’s People: Island Life Today, Diversity & Values, Island Style, Hawaii’s Cuisine: The Island ‘Diet’, Island Drinks, Celebrating with Food & Drink, Where to Eat & Drink, Vegetarians & Vegans, Habits & Customs, Food Glossary, Hawaii’s Arts & Crafts: Hula, Island Music, Traditional Hawaiian Crafts, Island Writings, Hawaii on Screen, Lei, Land & Sea: Wildlife in Hawaii, Hawaii’s Parks & Preserves, Environmental Report Card, Green Hawaii: Travel More Sustainably, Volunteering on Vacation, Directory A–Z, Transportation and Glossary.

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Sunday, 19 May 2019

Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks - Bryce Canyon National Park & Around (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks - Bryce Canyon National Park & Around (PDF Chapter)

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These sights are nothing short of otherworldly. Repeated freezes and thaws have eroded soft sandstone and limestone into a landscape that’s utterly unique: sandcastle spires known as hoo-doos, jutted fins, windows and deep narrows.

- watch the sun set over the hoodoos of Bryce Canyon from Paria View

- horseback ride beneath the soaring Wall of Windows on the Peekaboo Loop Trail

- following the twisting trail 1000ft to the canyon floor in Bryce Amphitheatre

Coverage includes: Day Hikes, Overnight Hikes, Other Activities, Cycling, Horseback Riding, Wildlife Watching, Ranger Programs, Winter Activities, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Tropic, Red Canyon, Panguitch .

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Food Glorious Food! New York City EAT, EAT, EAT

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Dining is part of New York’s DNA. It's stocked with delectable dishes served everywhere from NYC pizza parlors and classic delis to dens for dumplings NYC. Check out the list below and eat, eat, eat!

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Berlin - Museumsinsel & Alexanderplatz (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet


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Berlin - Museumsinsel & Alexanderplatz (PDF Chapter)

This historic area is sightseeing central, especially for museum lovers who hit the jackpot on the little Spree island of Museumsinsel, home to five world-class museums, including the unmissable Pergamon museum, with its monumental antiquities, or the Egyptian collection at the Neues Museum.

- time-travel through ancient Greece and Babylon to the Middle East at the glorious Pergamon museum

- make a date with Nefertiti and her royal entourage at the stunningly rebuilt Neues Museum

- let the sights drift by while enjoying cold drinks on the deck of a Spree River tour boat

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Shopping.

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REVIEW: Lonely Planet Iceland's Ring Road Road Trips (Travel Guide) 2019


Hitting headlines, topping bucket lists, wooing nature lovers and dazzling increasing numbers of visors: Iceland, an underpopulated island and marooned near the top of the globe, is literally a country in the making. Watch luminous icebergs drift through Jökulsárlón lagoon, be spellbound by volcanic Skaftafell, sip microbrews in-between museum visits in Reykjavík; all with your trusted travel companion.

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Lonely Planet is your passport to Iceland’s Ring Road, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice.

Inside Lonely Planet’s Iceland’s Ring Road Travel Guide:

- Full-colour maps and images throughout

- Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests

- Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots

- Honest review for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss

- Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience – history, wildlife, landscapes, geology, language

- Free, convenient pull-out city map (included in print version), plus over 30 colour maps

Coverage includes: Reykjavík, The Golden Circle, Hvolsvöllur & Around, Skógar, Vík, Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Lómagnúpur & Around, Skaftafell, Around Jökulsárlón, Hali, Höfn, Breiðdalsvík, Djúpivogur, Breiðdalur, Berufjörður, Egilsstaðir & Around, Möðrudalur, Mývatn & Around, Akureyri, Varmahlíð, Hvammstangi & Around, Borgarnes & Around, Westfjords and Hvalfjörður, and more

Curator: Alexis Averbuck

Writers: Carolyn Bain, Jade Bremner, Belinda Dixon, Clifton Wilkinson

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Enjoy the Paris Shopping Experience


With its world-renowned couture houses, haute fashion districts, sprawling flea markets, and mile-long shopping streets, Paris has a well-earned reputation as a global shopping and fashion capital. Whether you're looking for the newest names in French design or a funky second-hand find, you're sure to find what you need in one of the city's many arrondissements, or neighborhoods.

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Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann

Located in the heart of Paris, Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann, offers a selection of out-standing creations on 70,000 square-meters.Graced by a neo-byzantine dome built in 1912, the store, recognized and acclaimed around the world, is Paris’ second most visited attraction after the Louvre.

Printemps

Opening its doors in 1865, in the heart of Paris, Printemps is one of today’s world leading department store for fashion, luxury and beauty.

Le BHV Marais

Open 7 days a week, LE BHV MARAIS, is located in the heart of the capital, just a stone’s throw from Notre-Dame and opposite the Hotel de Ville, in the ultra-trendy, historical and cultural Marais district.

La Vallee Village

Discover a unique shopping experience in an open-air setting at La Vallée Village near Paris, with more than 110 boutiques of world-renowned international fashion and lifestyle brands offering their previous seasons' collections at reduced prices

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8th Arr. - Elysee Hotels

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15th Arr. - Vaugirard Hotels

17th Arr. - Batignolles-Monceau Hotels

6th Arr. - Luxembourg Hotels

Faubourg Saint-Honore Hotels

5th Arr. - Pantheon Hotels

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Normandy D-Day Beaches Day Trip with American Cemetery


Visit the D-Day beaches during this full-day trip from Paris to Normandy. Stop at Omaha Beach to learn stories and historical facts about WWII; drive along Juno and Gold Beaches; pause at the American Cemetery; and stop by the Caen Memorial Museum for a scenic lunch. Gain fascinating insights from your guide into the sacrifices of Allied soldiers and the French citizens they liberated. Upgrade to a small-group tour when booking for a more personal experience.

- Discover Normandy's D-Day sites from Paris in just one day

- Explore Omaha Beach, the American Cemetery, and Arromanches' artificial harbor

- Delve into the WWII history of the area with your informative guide

- Round-trip transportation, transfers, and lunch included

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Download the NEW Hong Kong city guide


Hong Kong welcomes with an iconic skyline, a legendary kitchen, and lush, protected nature where rare birds and colourful traditions thrive.

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Take in the city’s iconic skyline from the Star Ferry, ride the Peak Tram for superlative views, or dine on gourmet roast goose at a street café; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Hong Kong and begin your journey now!

Coverage includes: Central District, The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island, Wan Chai & Northeast Hong Kong Island, Aberdeen & South Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, New Territories, Outlying Islands, Shēnzhèn, Macau

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Scotland's Highlands & Islands - Walking the West Highland Way (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet


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Scotland's Highlands & Islands - Walking the West Highland Way (PDF Chapter)

From the outskirts of Glasgow, the West Highland Way leads through fertile, populous Low-land countryside to the shores of Loch Lomond, through rugged glens, beside fast-flowing streams and past wild moorland where magnificent mountains are never out of sight.

- soak up the gorgeous scenery along the bonnie banks of this lovely Loch Lomond

- enjoy a well-earned pint of ale at the atmospheric Drover’s Inn at Inverarnan

- revel in the wild open spaces of bleak but beautiful Rannoch Moor

Coverage includes: Planning, Milngavie & Around Drymen & Around, Rowardennan & Around, Inverarnan & Around, Tyndrum & Around, Kings House Hotel & Around, Kinlochleven & Around, Kinlochleven & Around, Fort William & Around.

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ETG Barcelona ideas: Flamenco & the Gothic Quarter


Stroll Las Ramblas and enjoy Barcelona's unique blend of Catalan culture, distinctive architecture, lively nightlife and trendy, stylish hotels. You'll find Europe's best-preserved Gothic Quarter here, as well as amazing architectural works by Gaudi. La Sagrada Familia, considered Gaudi's masterpiece, is still under construction (your entrance fee helps to fund the project). Feel like a picnic? Look no further than the rambunctious La Boqueria market, where you can stock up on local delicacies.

Barcelona Walking Tour, Tapas Dinner & Flamenco Show

This special cultural experience combines a walking tour, tapas dinner, and flamenco performance. Walk the medieval streets of the Gothic Quarter, explore the trendy Born district, and visit the Cathedral, Royal Palace, church of Santa Maria del Mar, and more. Stop at a celebrated restaurant to sample wines and tapas. End your tour with a flamenco performance in a 17th century castle.

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Highlights
- Taste delicious tapas and wines

- Live flamenco performance in 17th century castle

- Local guide shares insider tips

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