10 Best of Everything : An Ultimate Guide for Travelers Paperback
This is a guide to the global Grand Tour of the 21st Century.
It is an essential gift for the high-end or aspiring traveller, on where and when to get only the best of everything.
It is packed with lists, sidebars, and trip narratives, many contributed by experts and celebrities, including Arnold Palmer, Placido Domingo, Prince Charles, author Leslie Thomas, Baron Rothschild.
It offers specific recommendations from experienced globetrotters on how to get the best from every trip. "The Ten Best of Everything: An Ultimate Guide for Travelers" offers a wealth of information for the high-end traveler or the person who aspires to be.
It calls on the experience and savvy of "TIME" correspondents and experts and luminaries, including Prince Charles on his favorite buildings, Arnold Palmer on great golf courses, Luciano Pavarotti on the best opera houses, and many others.
In addition to the celebrity sparkle, the book contains Ten Best Lists in some 60 categories with descriptions of each entry.
They include Places (10 Best Islands, Gardens, Opera Houses, Pubs, National Parks, Hideaways and Inns, Museums etc.); Sports (10 Best Gold Courses, Tennis Clubs, Sporting Events, Mountain Climbs, Ski Runs etc.); Products (10 Best Watches, Beers, Cigars, Perfumes, Cameras etc.); and Travel (10 Best Train Trips, Cruises, Drivers, Walks etc.).
The New Grand Tour follows, with lush and enticing journeys detailed to such places as the Amalfi Coast, the Great Barrier Reef, the Lake District of Argentina, the Green Hills of Africa, the Old World Cities of Rajastan, Shanghai, Antarctica, Kipling's Road to Mandalay, the Silk Road, the Greek Isles.
The final section, Lande's File, contains a wide array of supplemental information on luxury hotels, resorts, restaurants etc. drawn from his and his correspondents' world travels.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 480 pages, 200 colour illustrations
- Publisher: National Geographic Books
- Publication Date: 19/05/2006
- Category: Reference works
- ISBN: 9780792253648
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Review by blondestranger
The hotel recommendations have been wonderful in this book. When going to a new destination, we always check this book as an additional reference to see if there is anything else that we should be doing or visiting.
Review by memasmb
Very easy book to read. Had lots of information for a new or experienced traveller.