Red, White, and Drunk All Over: A Wine-Soaked Journey from Grape to Glass

By Natalie MacLean

After 3 years of sipping, spitting, and slogging her approach via furry vine leaves and cellar cobwebs, award-winning author Natalie MacLean takes readers behind the curtain of the foreign wine international, exploring its background, traveling its such a lot evocative areas, and assembly a few of its such a lot charismatic personalities.

In Red, White, and inebriated All Over, Natalie travels to the traditional vineyards of Burgundy to discover the secrets and techniques of the pinot noir, the "heartbreak grape" from which probably the most coveted and dear wines on this planet are made. She visits the labyrinthine cellars of Champagne to check the myths and the mystique of luxurious bubbly and the grandes dames who made it the drink of party across the world. She pulls on good boots to assist with the harvest on the vineyards of iconoclastic Californian winemaker Randall Grahm and is going undercover as sommelier for an evening in a five-star eating place with a wine record the thickness of a yellow pages. She appears to be like on the impact of robust critics, significantly Robert Parker and Jancis Robinson, invitations readers into her eating room for a casual wine tasting, and compares gathering notes at a bacchanalian dinner with novelist Jay McInerney.

As humorous and fascinating as she is an expert, Natalie has an unconventional wit, interest, and obsession with all issues with regards to wine that make for a travel either fun and informative, from grape to bottle to glass.

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Bangkok (City Travel Guide)

By Andrew Burke, Austin Bush

Lonely Planet Bangkok

Watch the sunlight set while sipping a cocktail at certainly one of Bangkok’s rooftop bars, and kit up for a magic evening out in Asia’s capital of cool
Explore the labyrinthine bustle of Southeast Asia’s greatest open-air marketplace as you discount for every thing from silk to spices at Chatuchak Weekend Market
Slurp up a hurricane over a aromatic bowl of world-class noodles at one of many city’s many streetside stalls
Follow the drumbeat to a temple or shrine and pleasure in conventional lá•kon gâa bon (shrine dancing)

In This Guide:

Two Bangkok insiders, 720 hours of in-depth learn at the flooring, 29 certain maps, seventy five bowls of pass o•ay de e•o (noodles) eaten
Luscious colour part protecting the easiest of Thai cuisine
Unrivalled insurance of Bangkok’s diversified and colourful nightlife
stopover at the web site for up to the moment experiences, updates and tourist insights

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Lonely Planet Spain (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Isabella Noble

Lonely Planet: The world's best trip consultant publisher

Lonely Planet Spain is your passport to the main correct, updated recommendation on what to work out and pass, and what hidden discoveries look ahead to you. surprise on the beautiful perfection of the Alhambra, hike the Pyrenean excessive nation and laze at the Mediterranean's most sensible shores; all along with your relied on shuttle spouse. Get to the center of Spain and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Spain shuttle Guide:

  • Colour maps and photographs all through
  • Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey in your own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider tips to avoid wasting money and time and get round like an area, heading off crowds and hassle spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, telephone numbers, web pages, transit information, costs
  • Honest reports for all budgets - consuming, snoozing, sight-seeing, going out, buying, hidden gem stones that almost all guidebooks omit
  • Cultural insights offer you a richer, extra worthwhile commute event - background, structure, artwork, bullfighting, politics, nutrition, Basque tradition, flamenco, outside actions, politics
  • Free, handy pull-out Barcelona map (included in print version), plus over 100 colour maps
  • Covers Madrid, Castilla y Leon, Castilla-La Mancha, Barcelona, Catalonia, Aragon, Basque nation, Navarra, Seville, Granada, Cantabria, Asturias, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Valencia, Mallorca, Ibiza, Andalucía, Extremadura and extra

The excellent selection: Lonely Planet Spain, our so much finished advisor to Spain, is ideal for either exploring most sensible attractions and taking roads much less travelled

  • Looking for a consultant eager about Barcelona or Madrid? try out Lonely Planet's Barcelona and Lonely Planet's Madrid publications for a complete examine most of these towns need to supply; Discover Barcelona, a photo-rich consultant to the city's hottest sights; or Pocket Barcelona and Pocket Madrid, handy-sized publications inquisitive about the can't-miss attractions for a fast journey.
  • Looking for extra wide insurance? try out Lonely Planet's Western Europe guide for a entire examine all Western Europe has to supply.

Authors: Written and researched via Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis, Anthony Ham, Brendan Sainsbury, Stuart Butler, Kerry Christiani, Andy Symington, Josephine Quintero and Isabella M F Noble.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has turn into the world's prime trip media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning site, cellular and electronic go back and forth items, and a committed traveler group. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but additionally allows curious visitors to get off crushed paths to appreciate extra of the tradition of the locations during which they locate themselves.

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Day Hike! Mount Rainier: The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day (2nd Edition)

By Ron C. Judd

If you are looking to spend their days within the mountains and their nights again at domestic, no matter if beginner or pro veteran with 1000s of boot-miles logged, this booklet showcases Mount Rainier's best trails. Revised and up-to-date, this variation reports greater than 50 of the easiest day trails during this wonderfully scenic quarter, from Paradise and dawn to the decrease foothills. for every profile the authors contain transparent instructions; USGS topographical maps; total path rankings; most sensible season; particular gains for canines, motorcycles, and children; exploring innovations; elevation achieve; envisioned climbing time; and extra. equipped through significant highways, Day Hike! Mount Rainier info the wear performed by means of contemporary harsh winters, updating these trails that experience replaced and providing possible choices to exchange those who aren't any longer obtainable. for max at-a-glance usability, each one path is rated on a 1-to-5 hiker scale for scenic perspectives, water parts (such as streams and waterfalls), path inhabitants, and enjoyable issue.

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Oregon off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places (10th Edition)

By Myrna Oakley

Oregon off the overwhelmed Path positive factors the issues tourists and locals are looking to see and experience––if purely they knew approximately them. From the easiest in neighborhood eating to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden points of interest, designated unearths, and weird locales, Oregon Off the overwhelmed direction takes the reader down the line much less traveled and divulges an aspect of Oregon that different guidebooks simply don't provide.

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California (Regional Guide) (6th Edition)

By Andrea Schulte-Peevers, Alison Bing, Sara Benson, Andrew Bender, Nate Cavalieri, Beth Kohn, John A. Vlahides, Bridget Gleeson

“California’s nickname ‘Golden State’ dates from its Wild West mining period. yet on sunny days while the coastal fog lifts, it may simply to boot describe California’s greater than 1100 miles of Pacific beaches.” – Sara Benson, Lonely Planet Writer

Our Promise

You can belief our shuttle details simply because Lonely Planet authors stopover at the locations we write approximately, every version. We by no means settle for freebies for confident insurance so that you can depend on us to inform it love it is.

Inside This Book…

8 authors
75+ beaches
100 maps
102 wineries
Inspirational photos
Clear, easy-to-use maps
Comprehensive making plans tools
Best of the Golden nation feature
In-depth background
Disneyland journey Planner

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Frommer's Maui day by day

By Jeanette Foster

Frommer's Maui daily consultant is the whole updated reference for viewers who are looking to maximize their remain within the smartest, such a lot time-efficient means. This worthy consultant bargains studies on a wide range of sightseeing, accommodation, buying, eating and leisure techniques in all expense levels, and likewise comprises thematic and strolling excursions of the city's best-loved neighborhoods with Frommer's trademark candid and available expertise.

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Dishwasher: One Man's Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States (P.S.)

By Pete Jordan

Dishwasher is the genuine tale of a guy on a venture: to wash soiled dishes professionally in each kingdom in the USA. half experience, half parody, and half wonderful trip of self-discovery, it's the unforgettable account of Pete Jordan's transformation from itinerant seeker into "Dishwasher Pete"—unlikely people hero, author, writer of his personal cult zine, and the last word expert dish dog—and how he gave all of it up for love.

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Charm City: A Walk Through Baltimore (Crown Journeys)

By Madison Smartt Bell

With a writer’s prepared eye, an established resident’s familiarity, and his personal sly wit, acclaimed novelist Madison Smartt Bell leads us on a stroll via his followed fatherland of Baltimore, a urban the place crab muffins, Edgar Allan Poe, hair extensions, and John Waters videos one way or the other coexist. From its founding prior to the innovative warfare to its position in renowned culture—thanks to seminal motion pictures like Barry Levinson’s Diner, the tv convey murder, and bestselling books through George Pelecanos and Laura Lippman—Baltimore is the US, and in Charm City, Bell brings its tale to vibrant lifestyles.

First revealing how Baltimore got a few of its nicknames—including “Charm City”—Bell units off from his local of Cedarcroft and unearths his approach around the city’s crossroads, joined periodically via a number of fellow Baltimoreans. Exploring Baltimore’s renowned position in historical past (it was once the following that Washington deliberate the conflict of Yorktown and Francis Scott Key witnessed the “bombs bursting in air”), Bell takes us to such outstanding spots because the internal Harbor and Federal Hill, in addition to the various undiscovered corners that supply Baltimore its detailed personality. all of the whereas, Charm City sheds deserved mild onto a occasionally ignored, sometimes eccentric, yet continually captivating position.

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Volunteer: A Traveller's Guide to Making a Difference Around the World (Lonely Planet Volunteer a Travellers Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet: The world's major go back and forth consultant publisher

Are you trying to find a extra significant commute event? do you need to offer again to the groups you stopover at, make a real reference to locals, meet like-minded travelers and construct your abilities?

International volunteering opens up these kind of possibilities and this booklet has all of the suggestion you want to get you there.

Much greater than only a source listing, Lonely Planet's Volunteer is full of important details and full-colour concept to get you making plans your ideal brief- or long term volunteer adventure at any place on this planet - even if it is tracking sea turtles in Greece, assisting arrange handicraft companies in Ghana or construction neighborhood centres in Guatemala!

Inside Lonely Planet's Volunteer: A Traveller's consultant to creating a distinction round the World:

  • 159 firms indexed and reviewed
  • Opportunities on six continents, in a hundred thirty international locations
  • Over a hundred and twenty pro volunteers percentage studies and most sensible assistance
  • Unique, simple constitution prepared by means of volunteering programme style
  • Fully illustrated with color images of volunteers in motion
  • Covers practicalities and elevating funds

Volunteering programmes included:

  • Conservation and flora and fauna
  • Agriculture and farming
  • Emergency and aid
  • Education and coaching

Authors: Lonely Planet and Don George

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has turn into the world's major trip consultant writer with guidebooks to each vacation spot in the world, in addition to an award-winning web site, a set of cellular and electronic commute items, and a devoted tourist group. Lonely Planet's project is to let curious visitors to adventure the realm and to really get to the center of the locations they locate themselves in. Lonely Planet's founders, Tony and Maureen Wheeler, are leaders in championing the significance of traveling responsibly, and people values are on the center of Lonely Planet's challenge to create the world's most sensible go back and forth content material.

TripAdvisor tourists' selection Awards winner in favourite commute consultant classification in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

'Lonely Planet publications are, with ease, like no other.' - long island Times

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