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  • Katrina Nattress, Jason Quigley 111 Places in Portland That You Must Not Miss

    Travel Guide

    “Keep Portland Weird” is just the tip of this delightfully bizarre city’s iceberg. Summon spirits at a haunted pizzeria. Let it all hang out at a nude beach on the Columbia River. Get your kicks at the world’s only vegan strip club, and visit the world’s smallest park (blink and you might miss it). Through these pages, you’ll learn about a Portland that’s even weirder than you could have ever imagined.
     

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  • Sandra Gurvis 111 Places in Columbus That You Must Not Miss Travel Guide

    From “Cowtown” to the biggest town in Ohio, Columbus has always been an incubator for new ideas and products. There’s always something to do and something for everyone, whether attending one of the many professional and amateur sporting events; experiencing fine dining or experimenting with exotic cuisine; or participating in the city’s vivid, nonstop arts and cultural scene. A hidden gem that stands on its own, Columbus keeps people coming back for more.
     

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  • Katherine Bebo, Oliver Smith 111 Places in Poole That You Shouldn't Miss Travel Guide

    Poole: home to the second largest natural harbour in the world, award-winning sandy beaches, tons of pottery and Ryvita crispbreads. Poole and its surrounding areas are fit to burst with places to explore, uncover and enjoy. Whether you’re a visitor or a local and want to discover where writer H.G. Wells’ ashes are scattered, a ghost village that hasn’t been inhabited since World War II or the location for one of Coldplay’s music videos, this guide will point them out.

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  • Frauke Kraas, Regine Spohner, Jörg Stadelbauer 111 Places in Myanmar That You Shouldn't Miss Travel Guide

    Myanmar is a land of many contrasts. Fascinating discoveries await in the dense crowds of the capital metropolis, as well as in the remoteness of the Chin Mountains. When you go beyond the tourist highlights in Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan and Inle Lake, you can now experience the authentic Myanmar. Many regions have been inaccessible for decades, which is how so many places of breathtaking originality and rare cultural achievements survived. The co-authors offer knowledgeable and entertaining insights into their own favourite places and lead you to the secluded and impressive gems.

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  • Rolando Suárez 111 Places in Gran Canaria That You Shouldn't Miss Travel Guide

    Rolando Suárez invites us to discover remote places, hidden gems, and quiet corners away from the throngs of vacationers. He knows every road on the island, and he shares many of his favorite insider tips in this guidebook. Gran Canaria will always be a tourist destination, but you will be surprised and enchanted by the diversity here. Discover the island far away from the all-inclusive resorts. “Va a flipar!” as they say here – you will flip out with happiness.

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  • Jan Gralle, Kurt Rodahl Hoppe, Vibe Skytte 111 Places in Copenhagen That You Shouldn't Miss Travel Guide

    Surrounded by water, Copenhagen is a well-loved destination for travellers, but it is also a very popular place to live among Danes. This new city guide has something to offer both, taking in overlooked and inconspicuous places that lie outside the usual mainstream attention. Jan Gralle and Vibe Skytte present an alternative vision of their city, opening up insights to special and forgotten places.

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  • Dave Doroghy, Graeme Menzies 111 Places in Vancouver That You Must Not Miss Travel Guide

    The stunning natural beauty of Canada’s west coast gem has attracted and inspired an eclectic mix of people from around the world. These adventurous souls have created a modern city that has everything from glass and steel towers, to chinese red pagodas, totem poles and Sikh temples. Hidden among these landmarks are 111 lesser known oddities and treasures that reveal the magical character of the city.

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  • Michelle Madden, Janet McMillan 111 Places in Milwaukee That You Must Not Miss Travel Guide

    Milwaukee is undoubtedly the jovial land of beer and cheese (and brats, bowling and The Brewers, for that matter), but it’s also a center for world-class art, architecture, culture and innovation. Visit a 15th century French chapel, and a 425 million-year-old tropical reef. Throw a turkey at the nation’s oldest sanctioned bowling alley. Watch an art museum flap its wings, or tour an urban cheese factory to find out why cheese curds squeak. Discover 111 unexpected treasures in Milwaukee.

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  • Maurizio Francesconi, Alessandro Martini 111 Places in Turin That You Shouldn't Miss Travel Guide

    Turin, in the heart of Piemonte, has always been a capital: of the Savoy family, of Italy, of the Alps, of publishing, of industry. A very elegant city that gave birth to the first marketable hard chocolate and Italy’s most iconic car, the Fiat 500 – and also gave hospitality to the most important figures in European culture. Visionary architects and enlightened entrepreneurs made it great and beautiful and the city is now booming with contemporary art, live music, museums, and innovative food and wine culture. This guide will reveal you 111 different faces of Turin: places, flavours, shades, and people.

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  • Joe Conzo, Kevin C. Fitzpatrick 111 Places in the Bronx That You Must Not Miss Travel Guide

    The Bronx has a world famous reputation for Hip Hop, graffiti, and World Series championships. Soldiers who fought here during the American Revolution that have given way to today’s rebels in street fashion. Visit the locations were rap music was born and where the Lincoln Memorial was carved - by immigrants. Explore an island neighborhood of fishing boats and saloons. Look for ghosts on an abandoned railway station. Visit and explore this incredibly diverse section of New York City.

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  • Carolin Huder, Lucia Jay von Seldeneck 111 Places in Berlin That You Shouldn’t Miss Travel Guide

    In Berlin, the city divided after World War II, everybody knows about the Brandenburg Gate, Hitler's bunker, Kennedy's speech, red and green beer, splendidly broad boulevards, and numerous lakes. But this metropolis, once again the capital of Germany, encompasses many clandestine niches characteristic of a heterogeneous city without a beginning and without an end between its famous backyards, nature parks, and bridges. It is often these miniscule witnesses that tell authentic history. Besides the larger attractions, this unusual guide presents Berlin's other side - such as a tower so ugly that no-one wants to open a restaurant in it; a library offering its books in the trunks of living trees; the monument for the inventor of the currywurst; a residential settlement in a former East German prison; the place where the Nazis concealed the so-called "degenerate art" which they had confiscated; the house where David Bowie lived; an automat out of which maggots can be pulled; a museum for things used for purposes for which they were not created; the reception camp for refugees from East Germany - and, in a completely unexpected spot, the most romantic place in Berlin.

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  • Leslie Adatto, Clay Williams 111 Rooftops in New York That You Must Not Miss Travel Guide

    111 Rooftops in New York City That You Must Not Miss is the ultimate guide to an urban treasure trove of rooftop gems.  It will guide the reader throughout the five boroughs to rooftop bars, restaurants, rooftop farms, sports and cultural events and even to green roofs. It is packed with sumptuous photos and brimming with handy insights into the nuance, atmosphere and clientele of each place, including practical information like the closest subway stop.

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  • Irène Lassus-Fuchs, Julian Spalding 111 Tastes of Paris That You Shouldn't Miss Travel Guide

    Paris is famous for its superb restaurants, but this book throws its net much wider and selects choice examples of the best food that the Parisians themselves eat and buy. The former restauranteur and cook, Irène Lassus-Fuchs, has her ear to the latest culinary talk, and has here made a personal selection of the huge variety of foods, both traditional and adventurous, to suit all tastes and pockets, that makes Paris the food capital of the world.

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  • Solange Berchemin 111 Places in the Lake District That You Shouldn't Miss Travel Guide

    The Lake District delights its visitors with a series of superlatives: England’s largest national park, highest mountain, deepest lakes and now a new World Heritage status. One of Britain’s best-loved and most visited locations unveils its secrets. Outside the somewhat arbitrary National Park boundaries, more gems await, secluded roman ruins, llamas farms, and pirate hidey-holes. This unusual guidebook explores 111 of the area’s most interesting places, it leaves the well-trodden paths to find the unknown: marvel at a stained glass window which inspired the American flag, let others flock to Hill Top while you explore Beatrix Potter’s holiday home, walk through ancient forest to talk to fairies and swim with immortal fish. Pause to wonder at a stunning lake where a President proposed, view a constellation of stars like nowhere else, find out why exotic spices are used in local cuisine.

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  • Laszlo Trankovits 111 Places in Jerusalem That You Shouldn't Miss Travel Guide

    Jerusalem is truly unique in almost every way. Although a place of contention among religions and between Israelis and Palestinians, the city is also a modern metropolis with bold architecture, vibrant markets, spectacular restaurants, dozens of theatres and 80 museums. Join us on an exciting discovery tour of Jerusalem, a stronghold of culture and science and an international magnet for artists and writers.

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  • Maurizio Francesconi, Alessandro Martini 111 Places in Langhe, Roero and Monferrato That You Shouldn't Miss

    Travel Guide

    What it’s like to sit on a bench made for a 32 feet tall person? Why does cardoons have a hunchback? Where is one of the masterpieces of Bermejo, envied even by the Prado Museum? Which food is so precious to deserve an auction? Langhe, Roero and Monferrato, treasures of Piemonte region and of Humanity, have been included by Unesco on the World Heritage List for their wine landscape. Territories profoundly different from each other, which combine old farmer tradition to continuous research and innovation. Not only top quality production of wine and food, small villages and historical castles on top of the hills, caressed by fog and fertility, but also painters, writers and sport champions who became legends. An uncommon tour through 111 and more places, stories and secrets of one of most extraordinary and unknown area of Italy.

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  • Kathleen Becker 111 Places in Lisbon That You Shouldn't Miss

    Travel Guide

    Lisbon, Lisboa … the Portuguese capital stands for colourful tiles and architectural contrasts, the most sunshine hours in Europe and a very special light, for stockfish tascas and cafés, for traditional shops next to postmodern shopping centres. Lisbon is in fact the oldest city in western Europe: even the ancient Phoenicians knew they would always find safe harbour here. Today the city is booming again like no other time since the days of the great voyages of discovery. Foreign investors are buying into it, facades are being surrounded by scaffolding. The goldmine of tourism has created a new international flair, brought jobs and attracted film teams, scrubbing away at the morbid charm of urban decay. Lisbon’s lively cultural life now includes a young blossoming street art scene; it is a city with rather reserved, friendly people and an unflustered multicultural identity. With the help of this book, track down the Portuguese soul – and the famous saudade!

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  • Christoph Hein, Sabine Hein 111 Places in Singapore That You Shouldn't Miss

    Travel Guide

    Singapore – the world’s laboratory for a future society enthrals even the most seasoned of traveller with its diversity of cultures and cuisines. Here Chinese and Indians, Malays and delegates from all over the world live together in peace. The southeast Asian city-state is forever redefining itself, and only reveals its century-old secrets by degrees. Visitors marvel at its unique mixture of tradition and modernity. There are secrets and stories lurking under the shiny modern surface of the metropolis, just waiting to be discovered. This is the book that will lead you to these incredible places.

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  • Catrin George Ponciano 111 Places along the Algarve That You Shouldn't Miss

    Travel Guide

    The Algarve is different. On the coast of the former Kingdom of the Algarve the wind blows stronger, the summer is hotter, the cabbages grow bigger, the fruit ripens quicker and the grilled Sardines taste better than anywhere else in the country. The people are enthrallingly candid, sometimes defiantly stubborn or plaintively silent, but mostly they like to laugh out loud, and are nevertheless entirely conscious of tradition. A trip to the Algarve will take you to a different time zone, away from the constant bustle of middle-Europe to a calmness, typical for the Algarve, that is hard to resist. Inland the clock ticks differently again, and your curiosity for the country and its people will grow with every kilometre. This book will lead you to 111 incredible places off the beaten track.

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  • Ed Lefkowicz, John Major 111 Places in Brooklyn That You Must Not Miss

    Travel Guide

    It doesn’t take a passport to visit Brooklyn, as some Manhattanites might lead you to believe. Still, Brooklyn can feel a world away. And that’s precisely what locals loveabout it. It’s independent. Fiercely headstrong about maintaining its individuality. Tolerant of the different, the foreign, the weird. But what outsiders might be surprised to learn is that Brooklyn is less an undifferentiated mass than a collection of neighborhoods, each with its own distinctive character and history. From Bay Ridge, Bed-Stuy and Bergen Beach to Weeksville, Williamsburg and Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn is a patchwork quilt of communities stitched together with mismatched threads from nearly everywhere in
    the world. Celebrating its in-your-face diversity, but continuallychurning those differences into something fresh and unique, Brooklyn embodies a hip and cool version of the American experiment. E pluribus unum– from many comes one. Here are 111 places to start your explorations.

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  • Ed Lefkowicz, Wendy Lubovich 111 Museums in New York That You Must Not Miss

    Travel Guide

    New Yorkers love their museums. It’s an obsession. From Gauguin to gangsters, finance to food, New York City has the richest museum culture in the world. Only here, can a former run down tenement, be transformed to one of the most beloved museums in the city. And for New Yorkers, simply finding the best museums is an urban sport itself; a personal quest to seek out the cool, the curious and the uncanny. Consider this book your little cheat sheet. A treasure guide to the secret corners of the iconic museums, a field guide to the little museums you never dreamed existed. Dive in. Press pause from the world and discover a curated reality. We learn, we grow, we are amused and inspired. And when we leave, we feel a little more connected to the city around us, and to ourselves. And that’s what being a New Yorker is all about.

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