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Yellow River odyssey Yellow River odyssey

"Bill Porter follows the Yellow River, the world's sixth longest river, from its mouth to its source high in the Tibetan Plateau, a journey of more than three thousand miles through nine Chinese provinces. The trip takes the master translator into what was once the cradle of Chinese civilization and to the hometowns and graves of key historical figures such as Confucius, Mencius, Lao-tzu, and Chuang-tzu."--Back cover.

May 2, 2016
USA's national parks USA's national parks

A new, full-colour guide; Packed with practical information, where most competitor guides are strictly coffee-table books; Features 25 top parks, plus worthwhile detours; The national parks featured here attracted 51.2 million visitors in 2010, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park alone attracted almost 9.5 million visitors.

May 2, 2016
Top 10 Hong Kong Top 10 Hong Kong

Top 10 Hong Kong will lead you straight to the best attractions Hong Kong has to offer. Whether you're looking for the liveliest nightlife in Hong Kong, wish to view the amazing skyline, or discover the city's captivating museums and modernist architecture, this pocket-sized travel guide is packed with essential information for every corner of Hong Kong, whatever your budget. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists. The pull-out map and guide includes fold-out maps of city metro systems, useful phone num

May 2, 2016
The curious map book The curious map book

"With The Curious Map Book, Ashley Baynton-Williams gathers an amazing, chronologically ordered variety of cartographic gems mainly from the vast collection of the British Library. He has unearthed a wide array of the whimsical and fantastic, from maps of board games to political ones, maps of the Holy Land to maps of the human soul. In his illuminating introduction, Baynton-Williams also identifies and expounds upon key themes of map production, peculiar styles, and the commerce and collection

Apr 28, 2016
Route 66 road trip Route 66 road trip

May 4, 2016
Only in Paris - a guide to unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects Only in Paris - a guide to unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects

May 4, 2016
National parks of America - experience America's 59 national parks. National parks of America - experience America's 59 national parks.

To celebrate America's amazing national parks, Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel publisher, takes you on an informative and gorgeous tour of all 59 parks with our lavishly finished hardcover gift guide packed with detailed itineraries and practical tips on what to do and see in each park to get you started planning your next adventure. America's national parks are full of timeless marvels that still rejuvenate the soul: the world's largest trees in Sequoia; its most spectacular geotherma

May 2, 2016
Lonely Planet Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks Lonely Planet Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks

Amid dramatic red rock, wild desert and bizarre hoodoo formations lie Zion and Bryce Canyon. Whether you want to zigzag up the Angels Landing trail, snap a photo under a towering arch at sunset or have a road-trip adventure, gear up with this top-selling guide to southern Utah's national parks.

Apr 28, 2016
Lonely Planet Banff, Jasper and Glacier National Parks Lonely Planet Banff, Jasper and Glacier National Parks

From snowcapped mountains and pristine valleys to shimmering lakes and glittering glaciers, few places on earth can match Banff, Jasper and Glacier when it comes to sky-topping scenery. Oliver Berry, Lonely Planet Writer Our Promise You can trust our travel information because Lonely Planet authors visit the places we write about, each and every edition. We never accept freebies for positive coverage so you can rely on us to tell it like it is.

Apr 28, 2016
Hiking Tennessee - [a guide to the state's greatest hiking adventures] Hiking Tennessee - [a guide to the state's greatest hiking adventures]

May 3, 2016
Grand Canyon National Park Grand Canyon National Park

Lonely Planet Grand Canyon National Park is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Go rafting on the Colorado River, ride a mule down into the Grand Canyon, or view it from above on a helicopter ride around the canyon's rim; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Grand Canyon National Park and begin your journey now!Inside the Lonely Planet Grand Canyon Travel Guide: User-friendly highlights and i

May 2, 2016
Frommer's easyguide to Beijing, Shanghai & Xi'an Frommer's easyguide to Beijing, Shanghai & Xi'an

May 2, 2016
Fodor's Hong Kong - with a side trip to Macau Fodor's Hong Kong - with a side trip to Macau

"Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Hong Kong, including the city's favorite shopping spots and tailors, most evocative temples, and tastiest dim sum destinations. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or you fifth,"--back cover.

Apr 28, 2016
Fodor's China Fodor's China

"Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of China, including Beijing's Forbidden City, Hong Kong's harbor views, the Silk Road's walled towns, and Yunnan's forests and gorges. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth,"--Amazon.com.

May 4, 2016
Fodor's 25 best. Hong Kong Fodor's 25 best. Hong Kong

Apr 28, 2016
Cuba Cuba

From its ramshackle mansions and retro motors to stunning white beaches and fine cigars, Cuba's unique culture is one of extremes. Footprint's Cuba Handbook will guide you from the faded colonial splendour of Old Havana to pristine diving reefs and vibrant, eclectic towns.

Apr 28, 2016
Beijing & Shanghai Beijing & Shanghai

The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Beijing and Shanghai will lead you straight to the best attractions both cities have to offer. The guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of Beijing and Shanghai's stunning architecture, plus 3D aerial views of the key districts to explore on foot. You'll find detailed listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets in this fully updated and expanded guide, plus insider tips on everything from where to find the best

May 2, 2016