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Great escapes : a collection of the world's most gorgeous getaways.

Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Footscray, Victoria : Lonely Planet, 2013Edition: Edition 1.Description: 317 pages : colour illustrations ; 30 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781743217078.Subject(s): Travel -- GuidebooksDDC classification: 910.202
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*

THE PERFECT GETAWAY

Beach paradises. Luxury hideaways. Cultural thrills. This showcase of the world's most enjoyable escapes celebrates the sheer pleasure of travel. Take time out to indulge in romantic getaways, culinary adventures, musical journeys and family holidays. Or simply revel in pure relaxation. You deserve it!

Author : Lonely Planet

About Lonely Planet : Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places where they travel.

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

*#1 in the world market share - source: Nielsen Bookscan. Australia, UK and USA. March 2012-January 2013

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 6)
  • Culture
  • Check Out Chicago's Architecture (p. 10)
  • Tapas and Flamenco in Andalucía (p. 14)
  • A Culture Spree in Berlin (p. 18)
  • Salsa Magic in Santiago de Cuba (p. 22)
  • An Impression of Monet's Normandy (p. 26)
  • Into the Heart of the Mayan World (p. 30)
  • Waltz a Weekend Away in Vienna (p. 34)
  • Live La Dolce Vita in Wales (p. 38)
  • Feast on Art in Hobart (p. 42)
  • Réunion: A Musical Treasure Island (p. 46)
  • Feeling Fado in Lisbon (p. 50)
  • Dive into Literary Dublin (p. 54)
  • Luxe
  • James Bond's Jamaican Pad (p. 58)
  • Open Doors in Mysterious Marrakesh (p. 62)
  • An Island Idyll in the Great Bear Rainforest (p. 66)
  • Safari in Style Among India's Tigers (p. 70)
  • Live Like a Star in Amazing Utah (p. 74)
  • Escape to Ecuador's Cloudforest (p. 78)
  • Food and Drink
  • The Belgian Beer Odyssey (p. 82)
  • A Crafty Taste of Cape Town (p. 86)
  • Tasty Adventures in Hoi An (p. 90)
  • Puglia on a Plate: Insiders' Italy (p. 94)
  • Hawker-Food Heaven in Penang (p. 98)
  • Chile's Grape Escapes (p. 102)
  • Taking Tea in Sri Lanka (p. 106)
  • Chasing Cheese and Cider in Asturias (p. 110)
  • Romance
  • Get Poetic in the Lake District (p. 114)
  • Live the Tropical Dream on Tikehau (p. 118)
  • Romancing the Riviera (p. 122)
  • Sleep Under the Stars in Kerala (p. 126)
  • It's a Pirate's Life in Nassau (p. 130)
  • Crunch Through Kraków in Winter (p. 134)
  • City
  • Laid-back in Ljubljana (p. 138)
  • Tread the Banks of the Thames (p. 142)
  • A Fresh Take on the Big Apple (p. 146)
  • Embrace Québec City in Winter (p. 150)
  • Find Bangkok's Inner Calm (p. 154)
  • Chill-Out
  • Cruise the Turquoise Coast (p. 158)
  • Spa Bliss in Bali (p. 162)
  • Wake Up in the Wilds of Caledonia (p. 166)
  • Tranquillity in Hong Kong (p. 170)
  • Crete: To the Beaches and Beyond (p. 174)
  • Meditating in Mallorca (p. 178)
  • Good Vibrations in Byron Bay (p. 182)
  • Shoestring
  • Sleep Out on the Kenyan Savannah (p. 186)
  • Chic and Cheap: On a Tuscan Budget (p. 190)
  • Hawaii On A Dime (p. 194)
  • Camel Caravans in Rajasthan (p. 198)
  • Family
  • Join the Revolution in Boston (p. 202)
  • Go Wild in Costa Rica (p. 206)
  • Saddle Up in Barcelona (p. 210)
  • Northland: Nature's Theme Park (p. 214)
  • On Hampshire's Jane Austen Trail (p. 218)
  • Hit the Slopes in Stowe (p. 222)
  • Follow Germany's Fairy-Tale Road (p. 226)
  • Wild
  • Explore Colombia's Ghost Coast (p. 230)
  • A Powder Pilgrimage to Hokkaido (p. 234)
  • Jordan's Dead Sea Experience (p. 238)
  • Plane-Hopping Across the Kimberley (p. 242)
  • Where Rhinos Still Reign (p. 246)
  • Find Yourself on the Lost Coast (p. 250)
  • Venture into the Bay of Kotor (p. 254)
  • Do the San Juan Island-Hop (p. 258)
  • Get a Spiritual High in Bhutan (p. 262)
  • Mount Up in Montana (p. 266)
  • A Two-Wheeled Trip in Central Otago (p. 270)
  • Motorcycling in Northern Thailand (p. 274)
  • Party
  • Summer in Stockholm's Archipelago (p. 278)
  • Party Hard in the Big Easy (p. 282)
  • Culture-Clubbing in Punta del Este (p. 286)
  • Celebrate Lost Souls in Oaxaca (p. 290)
  • Party on the Beach at Hvar (p. 294)
  • Paris, After Sunset (p. 298)
  • Leaving Las Vegas' Strip (p. 302)
  • One Night in Tokyo (p. 306)
  • Index (p. 309)
  • Acknowledgements (p. 320)