Books about Macedonia

Macedonia (Bradt Travel Guide)

A once-fractured country, as its complex history proves too well, Macedonia now offers a rich mixture of sightseeing options. Nature lovers and history buffs will be delighted by pristine landscapes and an impressive archaeological heritage. Visit the crumbling Treskavec Monastery, bathe in the hot springs at Katlanovska Banja and wander through the backstreets of Kratovo, a village set entirely within an ancient volcanic crater.
The most comprehensive guidebook to Macedonia is now in its fifth edition. Written by Thammy Evans, a political analyst who lived in Macedonia for five years, Bradt’s Macedonia makes the ideal travelling companion, whether you’re trekking through
pristine Pelister National Park, viewing stunning mosques and monasteries or just relaxing with a cocktail on the shores of Lake Ohrid.

 

Lost and Found in Macedonia: A Journey to Unexpected Places

It would have been easy to give up—to pronounce her decision a monumental mistake—and grab the first plane home. No one would have judged her had she raced back to the land of comfort, English-speaking friends, and a family that loved her. But Marilyn was determined. At the age of sixty, Marilyn Wheeler left behind family, friends, and the outward signs of the good life—to embark on the adventure she had long imagined: being a Peace Corps Volunteer. “This experience was not for sissies, and what a surprise to discover I was one!” With humor, warmth, and raw honesty, Marilyn takes you along on life changing experiences—from language and culture, to working with the Gypsies—all culminating at a totally unexpected place….

Lonely Planet Europe on a shoestring (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Europe on a Shoestring is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, what hidden discoveries await you, and how to optimise your budget for an extended continental trip. Tour French chateaux, take boat trips to Greek beaches, hike past Bulgarian monasteries and glug Spanish wine, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Europe and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet’s Europe on a Shoestring Travel Guide:

Colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
Insider tips save you time and money, and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips – including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
Budget-oriented recommendations with honest reviews – including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience – including history, art, literature, cinema and landscapes
Over 180 maps
Useful features – including Itineraries, Month by Month (annual festival calendar) and extensive Language section
Coverage of Austria, Belgium, Britain, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Scandinavia, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and more

Books about Falkland Islands


Falkland Islands: The Bradt Travel Guide

This guide gives special prominence to the natural history of these islands which are teeming with wildlife, with a focus on conservation and environmental issues.

Falkland Islands Explorer Map

This fine map in the excellent “Ocean Explorer” series covers the Falkland Islands region. Produced in the same format as the previous maps in the series, one side provides a detailed map of the islands with key areas identified, while the other side presents information of the areas wildlife, geography and history, along with providing a town plan to Stanley.

The Falkland Islands : Between the Wind & Sea

The Falkland Islands , in the wild South Atlantic, are home to one of the greatest gatherings of wildlife on Earth. Award-winning photograoher and naturalist Kevin Schafer has created a vivid, colorful portrait of this extraordinary natural pageant. The 100 color images of penguins, albatross and other wildlife is combined with a lively text on the natural and human history of this isolated archipelago.

Lonely Planet The Falklands & South Georgia Island (Regional Guide)

Plucky penguins and regal albatrosses, awe-inspiring fjords and magnificent icebergs, convivial pubs and captivating shipwrecks – the Falklands and South Georgia Island make for an unforgettable adventure. Written by Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler, our one-of-a-kind guide steers you through the heart of this remote and spectacularly rugged landscape.

Go Wild – our natural history chapter brings you closer to the islands’ fascinating bird and marine mammal communities.

Take a Hike – in-depth coverage of island walks, including a trek following Shackleton’s footsteps over icy South Georgia Island

Get Beneath the Surface – soak up the area’s fascinating shipwreck legacy on Stanley’s Maritime History Trail

Sleep Tight – from cosy B&Bs to secluded portacabins, accommodations to suit every taste

Go Beyond – the only guidebook with comprehensive coverage of South Georgia Island

Antarctica Cruising Guide: Includes Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Ross Sea

Now packed with three additional destination sections, as well as even more breathtaking color photographs, wildlife descriptions, and detailed area maps, this updated edition to a bestselling Antarctican travel guide includes fascinating, full accounts of interesting places, spectacular landscapes, and local plants and wildlife—from penguins and other birds to whales, seals, and myriad mammals. A definitive field guide to Antarctica, this book caters to South Pole visitors traveling by luxury liner, adventure cruise, or private boat. Written by experienced Antarctic travelers who are recognized experts in the continent’s wildlife, conservation, and political history, every page offers gorgeous color photographs of the great white south. Special attention is paid to explaining the threats to Antarctic conservation, including global warming, and there are tips on how visitors can minimize their own impact and help preserve this unique continent.

Books about Estonia

Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania (Insight Guides)

This fourth edition of the guide has been comprehensively overhauled, with an all-new guide to the Best of the Baltic States, a new Introduction, four new photo essays and expanded listings. The first part of the book details the history and culture of these three former Soviet states. The Places section contains descriptive region-by-region accounts of the three republics. Completing the book, the Travel Tips provide full listings and all the practical information you’ll need.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique illustrated cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of cities and towns.
DK’s insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover these destinations region-by-region, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets, while practical information will help you to get around by train, bus, or car.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania truly shows you around these gorgeous destinations as no one else can.

Estonia (Bradt Travel Guide Estonia)

Bradt’s Estonia remains the only English-language guidebook to this Baltics destination and this seventh edition reveals more of the country than any previous guide. Readers now discover why Miss Estonia likes antique cars, where Eiffel built before Paris, and why Edward VII could not land in Tallinn to meet Tsar Nicholas II and had instead to spend three days in the harbour. Offering extensive coverage of Estonia’s complex cultural history and its artists, writers and musicians, alongside comprehensive practical information, Baltics expert Neil Taylor proves that there’s much more to Estonia than the cobbled streets and cafés of Tallinn. He won the 2012 Estonia Presidential Award for this guidebook.

Lonely Planet Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the markets of Tallinn’s fairy-tale Old Town, experience the pagan rituals of midsummer’s eve, or feel the sea breezes at Curonian Spit; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania Travel Guide:

Colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips – including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
Honest reviews for all budgets – including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience – including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, dance, theatre, architecture, politics, and cuisine
Over 70 local maps
Useful features – including What’s New, Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), and Travel With Children
Coverage of Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Parnu, Tartu, Viljandi, Muhu, Tukums, Bauska, Vidzeme, Daugavpils, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Moletai, Talsi, Utena, Palanga, Radviliskis, Kaliningrad, Helsinki, and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania, our most comprehensive guide to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

Estonia – Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships.