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By: Ray Chatelin

Savor the magical harmony of contrasts—from mountains to the sea, cosmopolitan cities to the rolling hills of wine country. On the surface, Seattle and Vancouver seem so similar as to be inseparable. Dig a little deeper, and their distinctiv...

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By: Evelyn Spence

Colorado's spectacular ski towns—like Aspen, Vail, Telluride, and Crested Butte—offer far more than just skiing: they offer some of the best hiking, mountain biking, fishing, shopping, dining, and lodging in the world, and all year rou...

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By: Dahris Martin

Dahris Martin, a young American in search of sun, arrived in the holy city of Kairouan in the late 1920s. Befriended by the roguish Kalifa, she is welcomed into his circle of friends and family. Among the Faithful is a unique portrait of tradition...

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By: Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas's introduction to the county's pubs opens with a brief chapter about the history of brewing and pubs, and a short history of pub signs in Yorkshire. Most of the book is dedicated to a round-up of interesting inns - their history and a...

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By: David Dibenedetto

Each autumn, one of nature's most magnificent dramas plays out when striped bass undertake a journey, from the northeastern United States to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, in search of food and warmer seas. Writer and angler David DiBenedetto ...

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By: Michael Cimicata

Visiting Las Vegas can be an amazing thing! It is definitely a common train of thought that everyone must visit Vegas at least once in their lifetime; however, it can be a very confusing place to visit if you don't have the right resources at your...

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Over the past decade, tourism studies has broken out of its traditional institutional affiliation with business and management programs to take its legitimate place as an interdisciplinary social science field of cutting edge scholarship. The fiel...

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By: Colin Thubron

Here is a fresh perspective on the last tumultuous years of the Soviet Union and an exquisitely poetic travelogue.With a keen grasp of Russia's history, a deep appreciation for its architecture and iconography, and an inexhaustible enthusiasm for ...

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By: Patrick Leigh Fermor

In the late 1940s Patrick Leigh Fermor, now widely regarded as one of the twentieth century’s greatest travel writers, set out to explore the then relatively little-visited islands of the Caribbean. Rather than a comprehensive political o...

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First published in 1857, the Texas Almanac has a long history of chronicling the Lone Star State and its residents. The Almanac's 66th edition is printed in full color and includes hundreds of photographs from every region of the state. Color maps...