Off the Beaten Page encourages avid readers, particularly those in book clubs and other groups, to leave the security of their living rooms and seek to experience in person the places they’ve read about. Inspired by years of excursions with her own book club, award-winning journalist Terri Peterson Smith offers lively, expert guidance through fifteen US destinations ideal for anyone eager to mix their love of travel and quality time with friends or family with their desire for meaningful cultural experiences.
September 30, 2013
Presents itineraries for fifteen walking tours in Manhattan, with descriptions of the attractions located along each route; information about the history, architecture, and culture of the city; maps; and photographs.
July 23, 2013
Paddling Long Island is the only book on the market to depict routes and destinations across the whole of Long Island and the New York City area. And it showcases 50 of the very best. It is a diverse selection, too. After all, according to skill level, weather, personal mood, and other factors, a paddler may want open, fast water one day, but a quiet, protected experience at another time, and something in-between later on. It’s all here, from New York City to the far eastern tip of Long Island’s Montauk Point.
May 28, 2013
March 2, 2013
traversed the Australian continent to find the country's most unusual and exciting places.
February 25, 2013
window to Europe was what Peter the Great wanted to create when, in 1703, he laid the foundation stone for the new capital city of his Russian empire. He sent 50,000 serfs into the swampy delta of the Neva to pound the harbor city out of the ground. Under Catherine the Great, St. Petersburg finally became the thriving metropolis which Peter the Great had dreamed of.
February 21, 2013
February 16, 2013
This is the only DVD that includes all four of these half-hour Rick Steves' Europe TV shows - Lisbon and the Algarve, Portugal's Heartland, Israel, and Egypt - plus extras. New and updated extras include: Rick Steves' European Insights; Opening the Door to Luther, with Rick Steves; and Rick Steves' Europe: Six Seasons of Bloopers.
January 10, 2013
with this guide. Journey to bucolic countryside, dramatic and rocky coastlines, pristine lakes and mountains, picturesque covered bridges, retro clam shacks and fishing villages - New England’s beauty exceeds all expectations.