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Universal versus Disney: The Unofficial Guide to American Theme Parks' Greatest Rivalry

by Sam Gennawey

Universal Studios never really wanted to get into the theme park business. They wanted to be the anti-Disney. But when forced to do so, they did it in a big way. Despite the fits and starts of multiple owners,...


Climbing Mt. Whitney

by Peter Croft, Wynne Benti & Glen Dawson

People travel from all over the world to stand on the summit of Mt. Whitney the highest point in the contiguous United States. Miles of rugged granitic terrain, blue-green lakes, and impressive ridges are just...


100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go

by Marcia DeSanctis

Told in a series of stylish, original essays, New York Times travel bestseller 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go is for the serious Francophile, the woman dreaming of a trip to Paris, and those who...


Mojave Desert Trails

by Florine Lawlor & Leslie Payne

Deep within the Mojave Desert, along sandy washes, at the edge of mountain passes and lost bajadas, are some of the most interesting historic and geological sites in California. Ecologically and environmentally...


The Worst Journey in the World: With Scott in Antarctica 1910-1913

by Apsley Cherry-Garrard

"The Worst Journey in the World is to travel writing what War and Peace is to the novel . . . a masterpiece."—The New York Review of Books

"When people ask me, 'What is your favorite travel book?' I nearly...


Safari

by Geoffrey Kent

"It's here, in nature, that we are completely unified with all of life."

Geoffrey Kent had nothing but an East African shilling and an old Land Rover when he launched a safari business in 1962 with his parents...


Colorado's Hot Springs

by Deborah Frazier

COLORADO'S HOT SPRINGS is an entertaining, comprehensive guide to the state's sweet soaking sites and their histories. The photographs capture each spring's unique character and beauty. Each chapter blends descriptions...


Paddlenorth: Adventure, Resilience, and Renewal in the Arctic Wild

by Jennifer Kingsley

In an adventure of a lifetime, Jennifer Kingsley and her five companions canoe through one of the planet’s most rugged settings. They battle raging winds, impenetrable sea ice, treacherous rapids, and agonizing...


Costa Rica's National Parks and Preserves, 3rd Edition

by Joseph Franke & Barbara Gleason

Costa Rica's national parks and preserves are world famous for their beauty and biodiversity. Traveler's will want to have this reference to get the most from their time in this gorgeous country.


Cruise Through History: Itinerary 1 - London to Rome

by Sherry Hutt

Cruise through History is a collection of short stories grouped by the sequence of many popular cruise itineraries, rather than by country, or period of history. An enjoyable cruise itinerary, particularly for...


Yellow River Odyssey

by Bill Porter

Bill Porter, a.k.a Red Pine, connects modern China to its past in a riveting journey down the Yellow River.


Flirting with Mermaids: The Unpredictable Life of a Sailboat Delivery Skipper

by John Kretschmer

The adventure-laden tales of a sailboat delivery skipper, in his own words. Consistently captivating, John Kretschmer's stories are alternately funny and harrowing.


The Long Way

by Bernard Moitessier & William Rodarmor

Bernard Moitessier was in the lead and nearing the finish of the Golden Cup—a solo circumnavigation of the world—when he abandoned the race and set his course for a personal journey that would conclude three...


The Buddhist Guide to New York

by Jeff Wilson & Mike Taylor

Buddhism in New York is as exciting and diverse as the city itself, but can be just as overwhelming for those new to the practice. What's a good temple or practice center to try for your first visit? What should...


Of Mule and Man

by Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell's gripping and often hilarious book-tour diary provides a framework for grassroots civic engagement.


Game in the Desert

by Jack O'Connor & T. J. Harter

This book—a reprint of the original 1939 edition—offers an in-depth look at some of the most sought-after game in the American Southwest and northern Mexico. Included are black and grizzly bears, doves,...


Walt Disney World for Mature Travelers

by Kerry Smith

An irreverent yet authoritative guide to one of the world's most popular destinations, Kerry Smith's Walt Disney World for Mature Travelers (published in print in 1999) gives visitors the tools to make their...


The Beer Lover's Guide to the USA

by Daria Labinsky, Stan Hieronymus & Michael Jackson

For Every Traveler Whose Thirst For Adventure is Not Quenched by the Journey Alone

Ever landed in a strange city and wandered, forlorn and thirsty, looking for a good beer bar? Ever wanted to arrange drinks on...


Living, Studying, and Working in France

by Saskia Reilly & Lorin Kalisky

The essential book on how to make a life in France.

More than 90,000 Americans live abroad in France, making it home to one of the largest expatriate communities in the world. This is a savvy and insightful...


Weird Europe

by Kristan Lawson & Anneli Rufus

Welcome to Weird Europe...where truth is stranger than fiction.

Thrill-seekers, students of the bizarre, travelers searching for relief from the usual tourist attractions--rejoice! At last, here is a guidebook...