Venetian Chic

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781614285380

Category: Art

Page: 264

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Venetian art connoisseur, interior designer, and hotelier Francesca Bortolotto Possati knows the intricacies of Venice. To have her as a guide is to experience firsthand her passion for the private side of the mythic city whose daily visitors outnumber its population. Join her to visit artists' studios, elegant Venetian friends, and palaces' secrets. Follow her on a gondola ride or through secret gardens; discover restaurants, markets, and artisan shops. The discerning eye of photographer Robyn Lea makes this book a revelation of the Venice of dreams, which will surely allow readers to see this iconic destination through new eyes.

Pocket Rough Guide Las Vegas

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241244048

Category: Travel

Page: 144

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The Pocket Rough Guide to Las Vegas is the definitive guide to the ever-changing entertainment capital of the world. It's packed with up-to-the-minute reviews of the Strip's vibrant dining scene, from bargain buffets to the latest gourmet restaurants; bursting with details on Sin City's no-holds-barred nightlife and spectacular shows; and full of tips on how to gamble, whether blackjack, poker or roulette is your game. Get the full lowdown on Las Vegas's world-famous casinos, from Caesars Palace to the Cosmopolitan, and see how they've grown from their murky Mob-owned roots to the flamboyant fantasylands of today. The Pocket Rough Guide will also show you how to find the best accommodation deals in town; where to pick up the best shopping bargains; which of the thrill-rides and roller-coasters will give you the most bang for your buck; and how to make a quick getaway to nearby natural wonders like the Grand Canyon and Zion National Park.

Lonely Planet Crete

Author: Lonely Planet,Alexis Averbuck,Kate Armstrong,Korina Miller,Richard Waters

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 1760340200

Category: Travel

Page: N.A

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Crete is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Rub shoulders with the Minoan ghosts, enrich your understanding of Knossos, or discover a charming boutique hotel in the winding streets of Hania Old Town; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Crete and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Crete 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 - including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, dance, politics, wildlife, and cuisine Over 29 maps Covers Hania, Iraklio, Rethymno, Lasithi, Knossos, Vai, Elounda, Agia Nikolaos, Agia Marina, Hersonisos, Platanias, Vamos, Almyrida, Ierapetra, and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet and smartphone devices) 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 Crete, our most comprehensive guide to Crete, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled Looking for more coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Greek Islands guide or Greece guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer, or Lonely Planet Discover Greece, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

The Spy Who Tamed Me

Author: Kelly Hunter

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1460338820

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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"Your reputation precedes you, Mr West." After two years undercover, Special Operative Jared West feels like a stranger in his old life. The bruises on his muscle-honed body will fade, but not the memories. Still, he hasn't lost his appreciation for a beautiful woman: Rowan Farrington is too arresting to be ignored. New Director of Operations Rowan has heard Jared's most dangerous weapon is his sexy smile, but it's her job to see through his bravado. Rowan must get to know Jared intimately to ensure he's ready for his next mission. But neither is ready for the passion that erupts from the casual touch of a hand…

Great Bar Food at Home

Author: Kate Heyhoe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471781835

Category: Cooking

Page: 127

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"This is not a book about how to mix drinks. It′s about what to eat after the drinks are mixed, poured, or uncapped. These recipes are stress–free, easy, and meant to be made and eaten casually. Their appeal lies in their robust flavors, serving simplicity, and the way the recipes complement beverages. They′re the same type of tasty nibbles found at all the best bars––and they can look and taste just as tempting, even when made at home." ––From Great Bar Food at Home

Fodor's Italy

Author: Eugene Fodor,Fodor's

Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications

ISBN: 9780679001393

Category: Italy

Page: 608

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Fodor's Gold Guides are ideal for travelers who want to experience the flavors, sights, and sounds of their destination. Short, medium, and long itineraries advise readers on what to see in the time they have. A-to-Z listings of important contacts and travel tips, detailed maps with bullets pinpointing hotels and restaurants, background essays, and a comprehensive index make the perfect travel package.

Incentive

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Advertising specialties

Page: N.A

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Managing and marketing through motivation.

Fodor's Italy 2003

The Guide for All Budgets, Where to Stay, Eat, and Explore on and Off the Beaten Path

Author: Fodor's

Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications

ISBN: 9781400010462

Category: Travel

Page: 784

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Fodor's Italy 2003 shows hundreds of hotel and restaurant choices in all price ranges- from budget-friendly B&Bs to luxury hotels, from casual eateries to the hottest new restaurants, complete with thorough reviews showing what makes each place special. The Smart Travel Tips A to Z section helps travelers take care of the nitty gritty with essential local contacts and great advice.

Italy '97

The Complete Guide with the Great Cities, Tuscan Hill Towns and Renaissance Treasures

Author: Fodor's,Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc. Staff

Publisher: Fodor's

ISBN: 9780679032397

Category: Italy

Page: 572

View: 1361

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The best guide to Italy, updated every year All the sights--from Rome's Sistine chapel to Venice's canals, from romantic hill towns to picturesque sea resorts City walks, scenic day trips, and special theme tours Pleasures and pastimes--including irresistible shopping, hot nightclubs, sybaritic spas, and "dolce far niente Where to stay and eat, no matter what your budget Old-world hostelries, modern hotels, snug inns, converted villas, Victorian pensions, and fabulous resorts Smart restaurants, chic trattorias, rustic taverns, and what's new and wonderful on the dining scene Fresh, thorough, practical--from writers you can trust Costs, hours, descriptions, and tips by the thousands All the practical information you'll ever need 61 pages of maps, vacation itineraries, and more Important Contacts A to Z; Smart Travel Tips; Fodor's Choice; What's Where; New and Noteworthy; festivals; complete index

Italy 98

with great cities, Tuscan hill towns and Renaissance treasures

Author: Fodor's,Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc. Staff

Publisher: Fodor's

ISBN: 9780679034919

Category: Travel

Page: 526

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The best guide to Italy, updated every year Wine roads, canal routes, city walks, and side trips out of town Seaside hamlets, Tuscan towns, lake and mountain villages All the ancient sites--from the Roman catacombs to Pompeii Where to find world-class museums and Renaissance masterpieces Swanky shopping: designer boutiques, leather goods, and jewelry Where to stay and eat, no matter what your budget Restored Renaissance villas, old-world pensions, sleek hotels, medieval monasteries, sybaritic resorts, and stylish city finds Traditional and contemporary dining--chic ristoranti, family-run trattorie, piazza caffè, rustic rosticcerie, and pizzerias Fresh, thorough, practical--off and on the beaten path Costs, hours, descriptions, and tips by the thousands All the practical information you'll ever need 63 map pages, 45 vacation itineraries, 26 city tours Smart Travel Tips Fodor's Choice What's Where Pleasures & Pastimes New & Noteworthy Festivals Further Reading & Videos Italian Vocabulary Complete Index

Made in Italy

Shopper's Guide to Rome, Florence, Venice and Milan

Author: Annie Brody,Patricia Schultz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780948149962

Category: Italy

Page: 416

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Diana

woman of style

Author: Jackie Modlinger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781858339658

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 144

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A Companion to Venetian History, 1400-1797

Author: N.A

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004252525

Category: History

Page: 992

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The Companion to Venetian History, 1400-1797 provides a single volume overview of the most recent developments. It is organized thematically and covers a range of topics including political culture, economy, religion, gender, art, literature, music, and the environment. Each chapter provides a broad but comprehensive historical and historiographical overview of the current state and future directions of research.

Die Muse

Roman

Author: Jonathan Galassi

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104033498

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

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›Die Muse‹ von Jonathan Galassi: Eine Liebeserklärung an alle, die Bücher schreiben, verlegen und vor allem – lesen! New York in den Sechzigern: Geld war nicht nur Papier, Bücher hatten Substanz, Buchhandlungen waren Oasen. Der Verleger Homer Stern residiert in einem schäbigen Büro und sucht unter all den Manuskripten nach Schätzen. Diese missgönnt er vor allem seinem Rivalen Sterling Wainwright, dessen wichtigste Autorin, die Dichterin Ida Perkins, auch er über alle Maßen verehrt. Mit kühnen Versen - und einem exquisiten Lebensstil - hält sie die Leser in Atem: und das kann man nicht kaufen. Besonders einer ist fasziniert von Ida Perkins: Paul Dukach, Lektor bei Homer Stern. Ihr Werk kennt er in- und auswendig, ihr Wesen bleibt ihm jedoch ein Rätsel. Sein eigenes Leben dagegen steht ganz im Schatten der großen Autoren des Verlags: Ihre Eitelkeiten und Zusammenbrüche, ihre amourösen Verstrickungen und literarischen Meisterwerke sind stets von höchster Bedeutung. Als Paul endlich eine in Schönheit gealterte Ida Perkins in ihrem venezianischen Palazzo trifft, vertraut sie ihm ihr größtes Geheimnis an, das die Buchwelt auf den Kopf stellen wird. Mit satirischer Verve und nostalgischem Staunen zeichnet Galassi ein Bild von der heroischen Zeit des Büchermachens – von der Aufregung, ein vielversprechendes Debüt aus dem Stapel zu ziehen, bis zum quirligen Mekka der Frankfurter Buchmesse.

Prodigies of Mystery

Limited Edition I

Author: Heather Fraser Brainerd,David Fraser,Lisa J. Lickel,M.G. Thomas

Publisher: MuseItUp Publishing

ISBN: 1771275855

Category: Fiction

Page: 632

View: 6548

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Prodigies of Mystery: Edition I offers you 3 novels in 1. José Picada, P.I.: Deception Al Dente by Heather Fraser Brainerd and David Fraser...Paranormal Mystery. New detective Josie Cates never thought her first real case would lead to the world of black magic. The Last Bequest by Lisa J. Lickel...Cozy Mystery - Just how high a price does buried treasure command? Wild Vengeance by M.G. Thomas...Suspense Mystery - Deaths, threats and sick attacks in a small, rural English town and the local church is the scene of several incidents.