Japan by Rail

Includes Rail Route Guide and 30 City Guides

Author: Ramsey Zarifeh,Anna Udagawa

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781905864751


Page: 480

View: 1122


The real secret to traveling around Japan on a budget is the Japan Rail Pass. This comprehensive guide is designed to be used in conjunction with a rail pass to get the most out of your trip to Japan. The book includes recommended rail routes - with maps - plus where to stay (all budgets), where to eat, and what to see in 30 top tourist towns and cities.

Trans-Siberian Handbook

Author: Bryn Thomas,James Pitkin

Publisher: Trail Blazer Publications

ISBN: 9781873756942

Category: Travel

Page: 480

View: 3446


Featuring 75 route maps and town plans, this 7th edition is a guide to the world's longest rail journey.

Trans-Siberian Handbook

Author: Bryn Thomas

Publisher: Trail Blazer Publications

ISBN: 9781873756706

Category: Travel

Page: 448

View: 7501


A trip across Siberia on the longest continuous railway track in the world is undoubtedly the journey of a lifetime. For the first time in Russia's history visitors can now travel almost anywhere they want in Siberia; find out how to arrange a trip, where to buy tickets, and where to go. *Kilometer-by-kilometer route guide--covering the entire routes of the Trans-Siberian, Trans-Manchurian, and Trans-Mongolian railways, with 25 strip maps in English, Russian, and Chinese *Siberia and the railway--the detailed history of Siberia, the construction of the railway and the running of the Trans-Siberian today will be of great interest not only to visitors but also to armchair travelers. *City guides with maps--includes the best sights, hotels and restaurants for all budgets. Features Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ulan Bator, Beijing, and 21 towns in Siberia; nutshell information on Minsk, Berlin, Baltic Republics, Helsinki, Hong Kong, and Tokyo *Plus--Russian and Chinese phrases, rail fares, and timetables

New Japan Solo

Author: Eiji Kanno,Constance O'Keefe

Publisher: Kodansha USA Incorporated

ISBN: 9784770021878

Category: Travel

Page: 518

View: 3499


A fully updated edition of the practical guide for the independent traveller to Japan. Japan can be a bewildering place for the tourist traveling alone with little or no language skills. But with the right guide, it can be paradise. Published in cooperation with the Japan National Tourist Organization, New Japan Solo is that perfect travel companion. The latest edition of a book the New York Times called 'indispensable' has been fully updated and provides a wealth of information far beyond the offerings of the typical travel guide: - Hundreds of listings for dining, lodging,

Michelin Green Guide Japan

Author: N.A

Publisher: Michelin Tourist Guides

ISBN: 9782067228344

Category: Japan

Page: 544

View: 3370


The updated Green Guide Japan presents the country in all its diversity, from Tokyo's hyper-modern skyscrapers to Kyoto's shrines and temples to the idyllic beaches of Okinawa. Visit some of the country's 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, sample Japan's world-renowned cuisine, and get back to nature with the country's outdoor activities and plentiful hot springs. The background explanations and practical information allow for deeper understanding and easy travel, while Michelin's famed star-rating system, colorful maps and trusted advice ensure an enjoyable visit.To plan your trip or explore by car, buy the Michelin Japan Road & Tourist Map No. 802.

The Rough Guide to Japan

Author: Jan Dodd,Simon Richmond

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1405389265

Category: Travel

Page: 848

View: 9200


Perfectly navigate one of the world's most fascinating countries with the award-winning Rough Guide to Japan. This opinionated guide is packed with essential information on everything from the latest and best places to sleep, eat, party and shop to pointers on etiquette and sustainable travel. All the major and many off the beaten track sights are covered including tropical dives in Okinawa, mountain traverses across the Japan Alps and contemporary art exhibits on islands in the Inland Sea. Different sections introduce Japan's delicious regional cuisines, its dynamic pop culture including manga and anime, and its rich variety of festivals. Gain a richer understanding of the country through chapters on Japan's history, religions, arts, movies and music plus coverage of pressing environmental issues. There are maps of all the main tourist destinations, together with separate diagrams of Tokyo and Osaka's train and subway systems.

Australia by Rail

Author: Hilary Bradt,Colin Taylor

Publisher: Hunter Publishing, Inc

ISBN: 1556505531

Category: Electronic books

Page: 144

View: 3851


When the Moors spread across the country during the eighth century they could never penetrate the Pyrenees, though they left quite a legacy in other parts of Aragón. By the ninth century the Christians had begun to reconsolidate in the Pyrenees; they formed the Kingdom of Aragón and made Jaca - today the most popular village among mountain sportsters - their earliest capital. The Romanesque churches scattered throughout the Pyrenees stand as a genteel testament to the devotion and determination of these rallying Christians. During the 12th century they had worked their way south into the wide.


Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need to Visit

Author: 10 Tips Travel Guides

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781548113704


Page: 52

View: 9891


Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit Japan, the 'Land of the Rising Sun', has a glorious past, present, and future. It has a mix of ancient samurai traditions and an extraordinary history with a modern-day persona and cutting edge technology. This is a land of contrasts; Japan is an enthralling destination for visitors. Combining the appeal of an ancient and unfamiliar culture with all the trappings of one of the world powerhouses in knowledge, entertainment, fashion, and innovation, Japan is an expedition of discovery wherever you go. Japan has an enthralling and versatile culture; on the one hand it is sharp in the warm of traditions dating back thousands of years; on the other it is a civilization in a continual state of rapid change, with constantly shifting fads and fashions and technological progress that continuously pushes back the limits of the possible. This is part of what makes it such a mesmerizing country to visit. In this book, you will find all the information you're looking for about: Tokyo Kyoto Osaka Hiroshima Yokohama so much more ! When you purchase Japan: Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit you will be well prepared to visit the country of your dreams ! Buy this book today! Enjoy!

Trans-Canada Rail Guide

Author: Melissa Graham,Elizabeth Kent

Publisher: Trail Blazer Publications

ISBN: 9781905864331

Category: Transportation

Page: 256

View: 6740


Mile by mile route guide with 25 maps to the rail route from Halifax to Vancouver. Includes how to book tickets, 10 detailed city guides and maps plus background and rail history.

South-East Asia

The Graphic Guide

Author: Mark Elliott

Publisher: Trail Blazer Publications

ISBN: 9781873756676

Category: Travel

Page: 240

View: 9727


This no-frills survival guide for adventurous budget travelers provides readers with all they need to discover southeast Asia on their own. It's hardly surprising that this is one of the most popular regions for travelers in Asia. Whether visitors are looking for deserted beaches or five-star resorts, jungle adventures, or a hassle-free stopover; there's something for everyone here. Exotic yet bargain value, accessible and full of variety, South East Asia is quite deservedly one of the most popular regions in the world for longer-stay travelers. Travel there is now so easy, that a whole new type of guide is needed: this book fills the gap, concentrating information by offering more maps and less talk. Includes Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Burma (Myanmar), Yunnan (China), Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and nutshell information on Indonesia, East Timor and the Philippines.

Michelin Green Guide Japan

Author: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

Publisher: Michelin Travel Publications

ISBN: 9782067204218

Category: Travel

Page: 544

View: 8836


Whether you're in the city or exploring the countryside, Michelin's famed star-rating system, trusted advice and reliable recommendations ensure you see the best of Japan.

The Silk Roads

A Route and Planning Guide

Author: Paul Wilson

Publisher: Trail Blazer Publications

ISBN: 9781905864324

Category: Travel

Page: 447

View: 2096


The Silk Road was never a single thread but an intricate web of trade routes – Silk Roads – linking Asia and Europe. This new practical guide helps travelers explore all these threads and covers Turkey, Syria, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and China. · Getting to the region from North America, Europe and Australasia · How to travel – train, bus or plane · Trips for all budgets – from $15 a day to over $150 a day · What to see and where to go · Full reviews of hotels and restaurants · Comprehensive chapter on the historical background of this most famous of all trade routes · 60 maps and town plans · Adapted from Silk Route by Rail, which was shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Guide Book of the Year Awards · Covers more countries than other Silk Road guides – Turkey, Syria, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and China

Japan Classic

Wall Maps Countries & Regions

Author: National Geographic Maps,National Geographic Maps - Reference

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781597754941

Category: Reference

Page: N.A

View: 9065


The signature Classic style map of Japan features a bright color palette with blue oceans and the country's terrain detailed in stunning shaded relief that has been a hallmark of National Geographic wall maps for over 75 years. The map includes thousands of place names, accurate boundaries, national parks, and major infrastructure networks such as roads, highways, airports, and railroads. Coastal bathymetry is shown with depth curves and soundings. Inset maps provide detail of Japan's Southern Outer Islands and the Ryukyu Islands. Information about the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami is included as well. The map is encapsulated in heavy-duty 1.6 mil laminate which makes the paper much more durable and resistant to the swelling and shrinking caused by changes in humidity. Laminated maps can be framed without the need for glass, so the fames can be much lighter and less expensive. Map Scale = 1:3,115,000 Sheet Size = 25" x 29"

Trekking in the Annapurna Region

Author: Bryn Thomas,Henry Stedman,Jamie McGuinness

Publisher: Trail Blazer Publications

ISBN: 9781873756683

Category: Travel

Page: 271

View: 7362


Following the Kali Gandaki River through the world's deepest valley, an ancient Tibetan trade route cuts across the Annapurna region. It's an area of astounding natural beauty ranging from lush rice fields in the south to the high-altitude desert plateau in the north, past Himalayan peaks of over 26,000 ft. This fully revised and expanded fourth edition includes fifteen village plans and forty-five route maps covering these classic treks: >Annapurna Circuit >Annapurna Sanctuary >Pokhara to Poon Hill >Pokhara-Jomsom-Muktinath >Tilicho Tal >Dhaulagiri Ice-fall >Plus- Manang Valley hikes, Siklis Eco-Trek, day walks from Jomsom, and an introduction to trekking peaks in the Annapurna region

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Japan

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780241256756


Page: 392

View: 8039


"The DK Eyewitness Guide Japanis your ideal travel companion, providing you with detailed history, maps, tours, and itineraries for exploring this richly cultured and unique nation. From the bustle and contrasting tranquility found in Tokyo, to the beauty of the old imperial capital of Kyoto and the majestic peaks of Mount Fuji, Japan offers something for everyone. Whatever your itinerary, DK Eyewitness Guide Japanwill show you the highlights of Japanese life - from ancient customs and traditions to cutting-edge technology - all showcased with fine photography and illustrations, along with detailed travel and practical information. Enjoy the best of Japan with this comprehensive travel guide."

Insight Guides: Japan

Author: Insight Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN: 1780059078

Category: Travel

Page: N.A

View: 8080


One of the world's most captivating countries, Japan is a land of many fascinating contrasts, taking in some of the world's most futuristic cities alongside stunning natural landscapes and a wonderfully preserved ancient culture. Be inspired to visit by the fully-updated new edition of Insight Guide Japan, a comprehensive full-colour guide to this unique country. Inside Insight Guide Japan: A fully-overhauled edition by our knowledgable authors. Stunning, specially-commissioned photography that brings this extraordinary country and its people to life. Highlights of the country's top attractions, including the iconic Mount Fuji, Kyoto's 15th-century Ginkaku-ji Temple and Gardens, and Tokyo's coolest districts. Descriptive region-by-region accounts cover the whole country from Hokkaido and Honshu to Shikoku and Kyushu in detail, and suggest excursions to the smaller surrounding islands. Detailed, high-quality maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information for planning a memorable trip, including our independent selection of the best places to eat. About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure. 'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.' - Wanderlust Magazine

Media and the American Mind

From Morse to McLuhan

Author: Daniel J. Czitrom

Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN: 9780807841075

Category: Social Science

Page: 254

View: 8067


In a fascinating and comprehensive intellectual history of modern communication in America, Daniel Czitrom examines the continuing contradictions between the progressive possibilities that new communications technologies offer and their use as instruments

Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway

Author: Lonely Planet,Simon Richmond,Mark Baker,Stuart Butler,Trent Holden,Adam Karlin,Michael Kohn,Tom Masters,Leonid Ragozin,Regis St Louis

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 1787019578

Category: Travel

Page: N.A

View: 5954


Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gaze through the window at the unfurling landscape as you pass, glimpse Lake Baikal, Russia’s sacred sea, or gawk at Moscow’s Kremlin at one end of your journey and Beijing’s Forbidden City at the other end; all with your trusted travel companion. Begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience – the history of the railway, history of Siberian travel, Russian culture & cuisine, Mongolian culture & cuisine, Chinese culture & cuisine, landscapes & wildlife Covers Moscow, St Petersburg, Beijing, the Trans-Siberian, Trans-Mongolian, Trans-Manchurian and Baikal-Amur Mainline routes and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: : Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway, our most comprehensive guide to the Trans-Siberian Railway, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking for a guide focused on Russia or China? Check out Lonely Planet’s Russia or China for a comprehensive look at all that these countries have to offer. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. Note: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images found in the physical edition

Overlanders' Handbook

Worldwide Route and Planning Guide: Car, 4wd, Van, Truck

Author: Chris Scott

Publisher: Trailblazer Editions

ISBN: 9781905864874

Category: Adventure travel

Page: 608

View: 1854


The second edition of the Overlanders' Handbook, the definitive manual for planning and undertaking a vehicle-dependent overlanding adventure across the wilds of Africa, Asia and Latin America, has been re-researched and updated into a more compact book.

Japan, Korea Marco Polo Map

Author: Marco Polo Travel Publilshing

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783829769990


Page: N.A

View: 3376


Fully updated for 2017... and now with ZOOM system for even better orientation! Marco Polo maps feature completely up-to-date, digitally generated mapping. The high quality cartography with distance indicators and scale converters aid route planning.