• Rick Steves Best of Europe

    Hit Europe's can't-miss art, sights, and bites with Rick Steves Best of Europe!Expert advice from Rick Steves on what's worth your time and moneyItineraries for one to four days in the top destinations in England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and SwitzerlandRick's tips for beating the crowds, skipping lines, and avoiding tourist trapsThe best of local culture, flavors, and haunts, including walks through the most interesting neighborhoods and museumsTrip planning strategies like how to link destinations and design your itinerary, what to pack, where to stay, and how to get a... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1631218034
    • ASIN: 1631218034
    • ISBN: 1631218034
    • Manufacturer: Rick Steves

  • In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin

    Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s Nazi Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history.A mild-mannered professor from Chicago, Dodd brings along his wife, son, and flamboyant daughter, Martha. At first Martha is entranced by the parties and pomp, and the handsome young men of the Third Reich with their infectious enthusiasm for restoring Germany to a position of world ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 030740885X
    • ASIN: 030740885X
    • ISBN: 030740885X
    • Brand: Erik Larson
    • Manufacturer: Crown

  • The Secret Lake: A children's mystery adventure

    A lost dog, a hidden time tunnel and a secret lake... A page-turning time travel adventure for children aged 8-11. Now enjoyed by thousands of young readers!When Stella and her younger brother, Tom, move to their new London home,they become mystified by the disappearances of Harry, their elderly neighbor's small dog. Where does he go? And why does he keep reappearing wet-through?Their quest to solve the riddle over the summer holidays leads to a boat buried under a grassy mound, and a tunnel that takes them to a secret lake. Who is the boy rowing towards them who looks so terrified? And whose... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0956932304
    • ASIN: 0956932304
    • ISBN: 0956932304
    • Brand: imusti
    • Manufacturer: Well Said Press

  • Rick Steves Florence & Tuscany

    Walk in the footsteps of the Medici, sip aperitivi, and discover the cultural heart of Italy: with Rick Steves on your side, Florence and Tuscany can be yours!Inside Rick Steves Florence & Tuscany you'll find:Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Florence and TuscanyRick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favoritesTop sights and hidden gems, from the Uffizi Gallery and the Duomo to a 600-year-old perfumeryHow to connect with local culture: Let a street musician serenade you on the Ponte Vecchio, stroll thro... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1631216651
    • ASIN: 1631216651
    • ISBN: 1631216651
    • Manufacturer: Rick Steves

  • Streetwise Paris Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Paris, France (Michelin Streetwise Maps)

    REVISED NOV 2017Streetwise Paris Map is a laminated city center travel map of Paris, France. The accordion-fold pocket size travel map has an integrated metro map including lines & stations.Coverage includes:Main Paris Map 1:14,000Paris Metro MapMap of FranceDimensions: 4" x 8.5" folded, 8.5" x 38" unfoldedThere are more clichés about Paris than there are tourists at the Louvre, but the fact is that underneath each overused hackneyed cliché is a glistening kernel of truth. The City of Light, the City of Love and the City of Romance, familiar platitudes, but once you experience it for yoursel... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 2067229788
    • ASIN: 2067229788
    • ISBN: 2067229788
    • Manufacturer: Michelin

  • Oil and Marble: A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

    In her brilliant debut, Storey brings early 16th-century Florence alive, entering with extraordinary empathy into the minds and souls of two Renaissance masters, creating a stunning art history thriller. From 1501 to 1505, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti both lived and worked in Florence. Leonardo was a charming, handsome fifty year-old at the peak of his career. Michelangelo was a temperamental sculptor in his mid-twenties, desperate to make a name for himself.Michelangelo is a virtual unknown when he returns to Florence and wins the commission to carve what will become one of t... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B06XQ544VG
    • ASIN: B06XQ544VG
    • Brand: Arcade Publishing
    • Manufacturer: Arcade

  • Girl in the Blue Coat

    The bestselling, "gripping" (Entertainment Weekly), "powerful" (Hypable), "utterly thrilling" (Paste.com) winner of the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery, perfect for readers of Kristin Hannah and Ruta SepetysAmsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought-after black market goods to paying customers, her nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was killed on the Dutch front lines when the Germans invaded. She likes to think of her illegal work as a small act of rebellion.On a routi... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0316260630
    • ASIN: 0316260630
    • ISBN: 0316260630
    • Brand: LBYR
    • Manufacturer: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

  • Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

    #1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of children and infants. The passengers were surprisingly at ease, even though Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone. For months, German U-boats had brought terror to the North Atlantic. But the Lusitania was one of the era’s great t... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0307408876
    • ASIN: 0307408876
    • ISBN: 0307408876
    • Brand: Erik Larson
    • Manufacturer: Broadway Books

  • Foto: Modernity in Central Europe: 1918-1945

    A brilliantly illustrated survey of modernist photography in Central Europe, published in association with the National Gallery of Art. In the 1920s and 1930s, photography became an immense phenomenon across Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Austria, and Poland. Through magazines and books, in advertisements and at exhibitions, from amateur clubs to avant-garde schools, photographs emerged as a key vehicle of modern consciousness. This book presents the work of approximately one hundred individuals whose creations exemplify the potential of photography in Central Europe between the two World W... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0500543372
    • ASIN: 0500543372
    • ISBN: 0500543372
    • Manufacturer: Thames & Hudson

  • Rick Steves Europe Planning Map: Including London, Paris, Rome, Venice, Florence, Amsterdam, Vienna & Prague City Maps

    Designed specifically for Rick Steves fans, this map highlights choice destinations throughout Europe, from Lisbon to Warsaw, Bergen to Crete, all in a colorful, easy-to-use format on high-quality paper that lasts over many trips:Cuts the Clutter: While big cities are left for navigational purposes, this map is otherwise stripped clean and filled in only with places that matter to travelersGuidebook-Friendly: At a glance, all the places you read about in Rick's guidebooks stand out in a crisp, easy-to-read format, with separate detailed city maps for Europe's top destinationsRail or Road: Incl... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1598801376
    • ASIN: 1598801376
    • ISBN: 1598801376
    • Brand: Brand: Avalon Travel Publishing
    • Manufacturer: Rick Steves

  • Rick Steves Pocket Prague

    Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves! This colorful, compact guidebook is perfect for spending a week or less in Prague: City walks and tours: Five detailed self-guided walks, including a walk from the Old Town Square to the Charles Bridge and tours of The Jewish Quarter and Prague CastleRick's strategic advice on what's worth your time and money What to eat and where to stay: Savor a traditional goulash stew, mingle with locals over a Czech beer, and stay in a romantic hotel in the Little QuarterDay-by-day itineraries to help you prioritize your timeA detailed, detacha... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1612384986
    • ASIN: 1612384986
    • ISBN: 1612384986
    • Brand: Steves Rick
    • Manufacturer: Rick Steves

  • Knopf MapGuides: London: The City in Section-by-Section Maps

    This opening fold-out contains a general map of London to help you visualize the 8 large districts discussed in this guide, and 4 pages of valuable information, handy tips and useful addresses. Discover London through 8 districts and 8 mapsWestminster/ WhitehallCovent Garden/ Soho/ BloomsburyCity/ St Paul’sSouthwark/ Tower BridgeSouthbank/ WaterlooMayfair/ MaryleboneChelsea/ South Kensington/ BelgraviaKensington/ Notting HillFor each district there is a double-page of addresses (restaurants — listed in ascending order of price — cafés, bars, tearooms, music venues and stores) followed ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0307263878
    • ASIN: 0307263878
    • ISBN: 0307263878
    • Brand: Knopf Guides
    • Manufacturer: Knopf

  • Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series)

    The Revolutionary War as never told before.The breathtaking latest installment in Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s mega-bestselling Killing series transports readers to the most important era in our nation’s history, the Revolutionary War. Told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Great Britain’s King George III, Killing England chronicles the path to independence in gripping detail, taking the reader from the battlefields of America to the royal courts of Europe. What started as protest and unrest in the colonies soon escalated to a world wa... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1627790640
    • ASIN: 1627790640
    • ISBN: 1627790640
    • Manufacturer: Henry Holt and Co.

  • The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

    One of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the YearWinner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (History)The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 is historian Christopher Clark’s riveting account of the explosive beginnings of World War I.Drawing on new scholarship, Clark offers a fresh look at World War I, focusing not on the battles and atrocities of the war itself, but on the complex events and relationships that led a group of well-meaning leaders into brutal conflict.Clark traces the paths to war in a minute-by-minute, action-packed narrative that cuts between the ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0061146668
    • UPC: 201561146668
    • ASIN: 0061146668
    • ISBN: 0061146668
    • Brand: Harper Perennial
    • Manufacturer: Harper Perennial

  • Origin: A Novel (Robert Langdon)

    The #1 New York Times Bestseller (October 2017) from the author of The Da Vinci Code.  Bilbao, Spain   Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend a major announcement—the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever.” The evening’s host is Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old billionaire and futurist whose dazzling high-tech inventions and audacious predictions have made him a renowned global figure. Kirsch, who was one of Langdon’s first students at Harvard two decade... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0385514239
    • ASIN: 0385514239
    • ISBN: 0385514239
    • Brand: DOUBLEDAY
    • Manufacturer: Doubleday

  • National geographic walking prague : the best of the city: 9781426214707

    See the best of Prague with this streamlined walking guide, complete with 12 step-by-step itineraries and maps, to help you explore the city like a pro and navigate like a local. Created in a handy,

    • UPC: 42335032

  • National Geographic Walking Paris, 2nd Edition : The Best of the City

    See the delights of Paris with 15 carefully curated itineraries, written by an expert travel writer, that showcase the city's best sights. Fun features include in-depth looks at major icons, "best of" lists of quintessential

    • UPC: 47479864

  • Best European Cities You Must See - eBook

    Europe: the name is quite enough to describe the beauty of nature lying within the continent. Europe holds the westernmost part of the Eurasia. To the north there lies icy Arctic Ocean, at west there

    • UPC: 866507053

  • Smart Guide Italy: Central Italian Cities - eBook

    Smart Guide Italy is packed with advice and tips that will help newcomers and veteran travelers get the most from their visit to Italy. Along with background information to all major sights and monuments readers

    • UPC: 920220971

  • Best European Cities You Must See - Audiobook

    Europe: the name is quite enough to describe the beauty of nature lying within the continent. Europe holds the westernmost part of the Eurasia. To the north there lies icy Arctic Ocean, at west there

    • UPC: 986105450

  • Memory, the City and the Legacy of World War II in East Central Europe - eBook

    After the Second World War, millions of people across Eastern Europe, displaced as a result of wartime destruction, deportations and redrawing of state boundaries, found themselves living in cities that were filled with the traces

    • UPC: 359824884

  • The Regional Dimension of Transformation in Central Europe - eBook

    Providing a new picture of the socio-economic map of central Europe after several years of transformation, and focusing in particular on Poland, this book gives an account of the major problems of regional restructuring. The

    • UPC: 600992295

  • Urban Grassroots Movements in Central and Eastern Europe - eBook

    What can we learn about collective action across Central and Eastern Europe by focusing on activism within urban spaces? This volume argues that the recent resurgence of urban grassroots mobilisation represents a new phase in

    • UPC: 712060133

  • Paris Optimizer 2017 : Your Best Use of Time and Money in the City of Light

    The Paris Optimizer is the guide for the independent-minded traveler who wants to make the best use of time and money while visiting the City of Light. Many guidebooks do an excellent job of answering

    • UPC: 857906880

  • National Geographic Walking Barcelona : The Best of the City

    See the best of Barcelona with this streamlined walking guide, complete with 13 step-by-step itineraries and maps, to help you explore the city like a pro and navigate like a local. Created in a handy,

    • UPC: 25939049

  • Visit Central Europe - Top 10 Cities in Central Europe

    15 Most Beautiful Cities in Central and Eastern Europe. HD

    What to See in Central Europe: 10-14 Day Itinerary