50 Ways to Cycle the World is the kind of book you'd give to a friend or family member who's considering cycling somewhere in the world but feels that there are too many obstacles to overcome. 50 Ways encapsulates fifty unique cycling projects accomplished by 75 cyclists from 23 countries. It serves as the ultimate visual guide and encyclopedia to traveling by bicycle no matter what your personal situation is.
You'll find impressive, powerful, emotional and incredibly fun stories on almost every page, accompanied by the beautiful and inspiring photography shot all over our planet by the many cyclists who've shared their cycling stories. Want to know what it's like to cycle alone, with a dog or a cat, with kids, or with strangers you meet on the road? Or how to travel by tandem, folding bicycle, e-bike or on a bamboo frame? Or maybe you're simply in need of that last little push over the doorstep, inspired by those who've seen the world by bike. Featuring over 400 revealing questions and answers, we're sure 50 Ways to Cycle the World will tell you exactly what you need to know in order to overcome whatever is holding you back from starting out on your big adventure.
The Rough Guide to the 100 Best Places on Earth 2020 is a celebration of the year's most extraordinary places. From iconic favourites like the Grand Canyon to up-and-coming destinations like Tbilisi, this stunning photography collection will inspire even the most intrepid traveller. Over 150 high-quality images bring the 100 places to life, spanning atmospheric hilltop pagodas, dramatic mountain scenery, and sparkling urban citiscapes. Lively descriptive text accompanies each entry, capturing the destination's spirit and exactly what makes it so special. Organized geographically by region, the book reaches every corner of the world, with each place carefully selected by Rough Guides' experienced team of authors and editors. Features of the Rough Guide to the 100 Best Places on Earth- Uncovers the top places to visit in 2020- Stylish coffee-table book with more than 150 inspiring photographs- Employs Rough Guides' "tell it like it is" ethos- Organized geographically by region- Carefully curated by Rough Guides' team of expert authors and editors
About Rough Guides: Rough Guides have been inspiring travellers for over 35 years, with over 30 million copies sold. Synonymous with practical travel tips, quality writing and a trustworthy "tell it like it is" ethos, the Rough Guides list includes more than 260 travel guides to 120+ destinations, gift-books and phrasebooks.
Høres det fristende ut å overnatte i ørkenen sammen med beduinene, se soloppgangen fra Nord-Afrikas høyeste fjelltopp eller sykle fra vingård til vingård i Argentina?
40 fortryllende reisemåltar deg med på en fortryllende reise gjennom fem verdensdeler, til både fjelltopper, vingårder og ørkensletter. Du får være med på en togreise med den transsibirske jernbanen og besøke kulturelle steder som Petra og Angkor. Ved siden av poetiske reiseskildringer og vakre fotografier tatt av forfatteren selv, gir boka faktakunnskap og innsikt i viktige temaer som økoturisme, havforsøpling og utrydding av dyrearter.
Aurora Gustafsson har tilbrakt store deler av sitt voksne liv ute på reise og blant annet reist hele veien fra Norge til Australia uten å fly. I denne boka har hun valgt ut 40 unike steder som alle har gjort et uutslettelig inntrykk, og uansett om du selv vil erobre verden eller bare ønsker tips til din neste ferietur, vil du garantert finne inspirasjon her.
Utforsk den mangfoldige kulturelle og historiske arven til verdens største og beste forfattere, artister og komponister - til fots. Denne unike transkontinentale kultur-reisen verden rundt presenterer en serie inspirerende vandringer som spenner fra lette rusleturer på en time, halve dager, eller ekspedisjoner som går over flere dager for de som vil ha en litt større opplevelse. Boka inkluderer turer i lett tilgjengelige områder på landsbygda, nasjonalparker, ute i naturen, og i de store byene i verden.
Fra å gå en urban Kunstvandring i Østlige London, eller krysse gjennom den georgiske smeltedigelen som er Tiblisi, til en en Millenium-vandring gjennom Stig Larssons Stockholm. Discover the world in 500 Walks with Writers, Artists and Musicians har all inspirasjonen og informasjonen du trenger for å planlegge din neste vandring.
Get confident and get back in the saddle! A real-world guide for new cyclists or anyone who's not ridden a bike since childhood: includes fixes and maintenance, safe riding, and the cyclist's healthy, happy lifestyle. Many of us have recently dusted off an old bike and got back in the saddle for the first time in years. This book is a confidence builder for the nervous new or renewed cyclist.
With clear instructions and fresh new illustrations, the book introduces:Basic repairs and fixes - avoid expensive trips to the store! Real-world on-the-road advice - everything you need to become a confident cycling commuter. All the benefits of cycling - from mindfulness, heart health, clean air, safer streets and more. Engagingly written by cycling expert and author Alan Anderson, all this comes in a small, readable format, with attractive illustrations by David Sparshott.
Journey to the planet's most magnificent places and see the world as you've never seen it before through the lenses of Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher. Forty years of passion and experience has been poured into this thought-provoking portrait of our beautiful world. Inspired by our love of travel, this lavishly-produced, landmark pictorial shares more than 300 sublime photographs of the world's most captivating spectacles and will renew your relationship with the place we call home.
Lift yourself into the world of bouldering and teach the body and mind new extremes.
Bouldering goes beyond being just a pastime, it is a sense of community that teaches you to challenge your physical and mental boundaries. Power, discipline, and pure focus that pushes you to new heights - Bouldering is a comprehensive guide that shows the different motifs behind the sport and the inspirational figures of this high-performance lifestyle.
The joy of experimenting teaches perseverance and how to deal with failure, bouldering forces the body to new limits. No ropes or strings attached, this is a climb into a community of people spurred by passion and adventure.
Bernd Zangerl is regarded as one of the best boulderers of all-time. Born in 1978 in Tyrol, he was surrounded by mountains and began bouldering at a young age. After great success in alpine climbing, he later turned to bouldering and found his true passion here. Today he is a superstar in his field and one of the most acclaimed boulders ever to grace the sport.
Once hanging on the fringes of unusual pastimes, Climbing has undergone a generational transformation—turning the sport into a cultural phenomenon. From bouldering to sport climbing, Cliffhanger explores the most notable aspects of this fascinating activity. Julie Ellison delves into a journey around the globe sharing climbing anecdotes of the Alps and Patagonia or following the flourishing bouldering scene in Virgin Gorda.
Using breathtaking imagery and in-depth stories, this book will give you a complete look at the world of this outdoor pursuit—both as a sport and a lifestyle—by highlighting the people, places, history, and culture that make climbing so unique. Whether you’ve been doing it for a long time or have never climbed in your life, this book will make your palms sweat and your heart race.
A dizzyingly beautiful presentation of the people and places that make up the world of climbing.
Julie Ellison has been writing, shooting, and editing stories about climbing and the outdoors for more than a decade. She was Climbing magazine’s first female Editor in Chief, and now works as a freelance writer, photographer, and filmmaker. With a genuine documentary style, she uses adventure as a way to experience the world and help the people in it.
Through the lens of climbing, she’s documented the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean, a climbing camp for cancer survivors, a transgender climber’s ground-breaking journey, and seeing death firsthand in Mexico. For four years, Julie lived in a van named Betsy, chasing interesting stories, dry rock, and good climbing conditions across the U.S., all with her pit bull Lizzie by her side. In fall 2016, she and two colleagues formed Never Not Collective, a women’s production company that seeks to tell the stories of everyday people doing great things.
Julie lives now in the mountains of southeastern Idaho, where she plays in the Tetons half the year and travels for climbing and work the other half.
En het og forførerisk beretning om Cubas historie og kultur, om samfunnsliv og politikk på denne gjenstridige øya. "Dette er Cuba - alt annet er løgn!" gir mytene om revolusjonen en vakker død - og sannferdige løgner gis nytt liv. Aldri før er en kultur, et folk, et land, et stykke historie presentert på en tilsvarende måte for norske lesere!
"Dette er Cuba - alt annet er løgn!" trekkes ofte fram som den definitive, norske boka om Cuba. I NRKs reisemagasin "Ryk og reis" ble den nylig omtalt som "den mest innsiktsfulle bok skrevet om noe land på norsk"! Nå har Bye og Hoel laget en ny og oppdatert utgave, tilpasset et Cuba hvor revolusjonen nærmer seg sin endelige død. Eller gjør den det?
"En fantastisk god historiebok! De cubanere jeg møtte, bekreftet også mye av innholdet i boken. Selv om du ikke skal til Cuba, gir boken deg en følelse av å ha vært der." -Elisabeth Sellevold, VG.
A journey through dreamlike landscapes, bizarre buildings, and whimsical interiors floating between reality and fantasy.
Digital renderings have long served architects and interior designers to help visualize spaces before the building begins. But a new generation of digital artists are taking this craft a step further to create otherworldly scenes that can’t, and won’t, ever be built.
This inspiring compilation of the most innovative projects in digital art covers the work of the artists and creatives at the forefront of this aesthetic. Discover Filip Hodas and his captivating pop culture dystopia artwork series, explore Massimo Colonna's surrealist urban landscapes and dive into the abstract compositions of Ezequiel Pini, founder of Six N. Five studio.
Dreamscapes & Artificial Architecture presents the work of leading creatives from across the globe, exploring the infinite ways to conceptualize utopian oases and dystopian nightmares. With their roots in spatial design, their ideas present a new creative current defined by the fusion of digital techniques such as computer rendering and 3D art, and an aesthetic that moves between fantasy and reality. Freed from the constraints of the physical world, these dreamscapes expand the possibilities for architecture and interior design.
Discover 200 of the best places to ride a bike in this beautifully illustrated hardback. From family-friendly, urban rides to epic adventures off the beaten track. Destinations range from Europe, for the world's great bike races, to the wilds of Mongolia. These journeys will inspire, whether you are an experienced cyclist or just getting started.
Buckle up for the next installment in our 'Epic' series and the follow-up to Epic Bike Rides of the World. Epic Drives of the World, a beautiful hardback, showcases 50 of the greatest road trips on Earth, from classic routes in America, Australia and Europe, to incredible adventures in Asia and Africa. Organised by continent, each route features a first-hand account, awe-inspiring photographs, illustrated maps and practical advice on when to go, how to get there, where to stay and what to eat.
From Hawaii's Hana Highway and Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh Road, to Utah's National Park Circuit and Germany's Black Forest High Road, Epic Drives of the World will inspire any motorist to hit the open road. African and Middle East drives include: The self-drive Safari (Zambia) Crossing the Kalahari (Botswana) Passing over the Panorama Route (South Africa) Marrakesh to Taroudannt (Morocco) Cruising Clarence Drive (South Africa) The Americas drives include: The Highway to Hana in Hawaii (USA) The Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia) The Pacific Coast Highway (USA) Crossing the Carretera Austral (Chile) Canada's Icefields Parkway.l.
With stories of 50 spectacular hikes in Europe, from Andalucia to the Arctic Circle, plus a further 150 suggestions, Lonely Planet's Epic Hikes of Europe will inspire a lifetime of incredible walking adventures.
Hikes range from urban rambles to mountain summits, via wine-tasting trails, coastal walks, multi-day pilgrimages, cultural hikes and snowshoeing. Whatever your experience, all these hikes are epic.
Mapping the expeditions that shaped the world as we know it.
Every explorer is a true adventurer. Bound by a common curiosity for the unknown, the intrepid individuals featured in Explore the World traveled across land and sea gathering expansive knowledge of geography, climate, culture, flora, and fauna. The expeditions that shaped the world we live in are gathered in this illustrated, non-fiction compendium.
From Vikings setting sail in choppy waters to Polynesians investigating the many islands in the South Pacific, this book shines a light on the people that made these adventures possible. Telling stories of teamwork and courage, from the sherpas climbing up Mount Everest to the astronauts who dared to fly into space,Explore the Worldbrings the history up to date.
Anton Hallmann was born in Brandenburg, Germany, and studied illustration at the Hamburg University of Applied Science. He is primarily working in editorial illustration for newspapers like Die Zeit, Süddeutsche Zeitung, and FAZ. His other clients include the likes of Google, Lufthansa, Deutsche Bahn, and others. He currently lives in Stockholm and Explore the World is his kid’s book debut.
Fifty Places to Surf Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated guide to the most thrilling surfing destinations in the world. Covering quintessential beaches, including: Oahu's North Shore; Australia’s gold coast; and of course, Malibu, California, the book also invites you to discover such unexpected gems as the Amazon and the Gulf of Alaska. From the frigid waters off Iceland’s Reykjanes peninsula to Nazare, Portugal, where in 2013 Garrett McNamara broke a world record for surfing the tallest wave (78 feet!), Fifty Places to Surf takes readers on a wide-roving adventure, divulging the details that make each venue unique-and plenty of tips for those who aspire to surf there.
Featuring interviews with seasoned surfing experts such as pro surfer Joel Parkinson and Billabong executive Shannan North, Fifty Places to Surf before You Die is an essential travel companion for surfers of all levels who are looking to catch that perfect wave.
Food Trails continues Lonely Planet's 52 Perfect Weekends series by exploring destinations famed for their food and drink. Discover 52 amazing itineraries for delicious days out in places such as Puglia, Paris, Melbourne and New Orleans with recommendations for where to stay, what to do and of course what to eat.
This sustainable travel handbook inspires readers to explore our fascinating planet without causing it further harm. Ten chapters help you go lightly, including how to choose the least impactful methods of travel, how best to protect wildlife, how to pack with more consideration and how to implement mindful practices into each travel day, Go Lightly gives the reader a tool kit of fresh ideas for travelling more consciously. The book also covers eco-friendly activities including biking, boating and camping, and introduces us to some of the world's most inspiring eco-adventure pioneers.
A weekend trip, a longer vacation off the beaten track, or a nomadic journey around the globe. Hit the road features vans, overland vehicles, and their passionate owners—and celebrates a life on the move.
Step aboard a four-wheeled home that allows you the freedom to stay wherever you want, whenever you want, and however you want. Watch the passing landscapes, follow the desire to see what is just over the horizon line, and escape from modern monotony.
The story of a couple that traveled across spain, portugal, and the united kingdom in a volkswagen t4 on a journey to enrich their culinary education to a trek from one tip of canada to the other behind the wheel of a honda element with the aurora borealis as a guiding light to a group of friends who perseveringly drove a porsche 944 from england to cape town: Hit the road welcomes you to follow these nomads and their journeys with stunning photography and details of their intrepid transportation. Rides range from classic volkswagen camper vans to refurbished airstream trailers and unstoppable 4x4s. From the deserts of africa to the snow-capped mountains of mongolia: Prepare to hit the road.
Bursting with invaluable advice, this inspiring and practical guide, fully revised and updated in this new edition, is a must for anyone who yearns to write about travel - whether they aspire to make their living from it or simply enjoy jotting in a journal for posterity. You don't have to make money to profit from travel writing. Sometimes, the richest rewards are in the currency of experience.
How to be a Travel Writer reveals the varied possibilities that travel writing offers and inspires all travellers to take advantage of those opportunities. That's where the journey begins - where it takes you is up to you.
Let legendary travel writer Don George show you the way with his invaluable tips on: The secrets of crafting a great travel story How to conduct pre-trip and on-the-road research Effective interviewing techniques How to get your name in print (and money in your bank account) Quirks of writing for newspapers, magazines, online and books Extensive listings of writers' resources and industry organisations Interviews with established writers, editors and agents
Travel comfort woes begone. Never again be lost for words. Overcome any language barrier, wherever you travel. With Just Point! in your daypack, you'll be able to communicate all essential messages - and maybe a few non-essential ones, too! This handy-sized deck of 40+ full-colour cards with more than 500 entertaining icons on food and drink, accommodation, transport, fashion and sightseeing, all held together with a screw for easy flicking, is a guaranteed conversation starter! When you're craving that skinny double-shot cappuccino with extra froth, Lonely Planet provides the answer in a language any barista will understand. Whether it's the yoga, pilates or tai chi class you're looking for, just point to the icon to get your point across. This is the perfect gift for the discerning traveller. These icons will make communicating with locals a breeze - and won't fail to raise a smile either with their depictions of the amusing situations often encountered when exploring places far from home.
Experiential travel has always been at the heart of Rough Guides. For over 30 years, our authors have been sharing travel experiences that inspire readers to push themselves out of their comfort zones and to immerse themselves in a destination's culture and traditions. Rough Guides' bestselling inspirational coffee-table book draws upon the insider knowledge of in-the-know writers to share the 1000 ultimate travel experiences across the globe.
Make the Most of your Time on Earth is a handpicked curation of personal recommendations, from retracing Odysseus's footsteps on Mljet and hippo-spotting in the Bijagos Islands, to wild camping on the Arabian Peninsula and defying gravity at China's Hanging Temple. It might even be something as simple as walking among Hockney's landscapes on the Yorkshire Wolds Way, or eating among locals in the perfect setting: the definitive gelato in Rome or a mopane worm in Zimbabwe. Every one is special, and authentic, and - above all - inspiring.
This fourth edition has been fully revised, with a brand-new design and a collection of high-quality colour photographs spanning beautiful national parks, captivating wildlife and dramatic landscapes. Entries are divided into regions, so you can dip in and out of the different parts of the world you're interested in, whether that's a remote island in the Philippines, a stunning Swedish archipelago or an off-the-beaten-track pocket of Saskatchewan. Lively and engaging text captures the essence of the experience, while essential "Need to Know" sections at the end of each chapter make it easy for you to plan your trip.
Packed full of ideas and take-you-there photography, Make the Most of your Time on Earth is pure escapism for active travellers and armchair fantasists alike. About Rough Guides: Rough Guides have been inspiring travellers for over 35 years, with over 30 million copies sold. Synonymous with practical travel tips, quality writing and a trustworthy 'tell it like it is' ethos, the Rough Guides list includes more than 260 travel guides to 120+ destinations, gift-books and phrasebooks.
Feel the cool of glaciers as we pedal through Greenland and follow us into the Faroe Islands as we roam remote Nordic corners by bike.
Ride through the fairytale-like snowy plains of the Nordic lands, where signs of civilization appear vanished. This journey combines radical touring, camping, and cooking the best of what local nature has to offer. By taking on some of the most treasured biking trails and terrains across the Nordic landscape, this book is a seated journey of discovery and escapism across a vast scenery set to inspire your next trip.
Nordic Cycleis an exploration of regions, people, and food on a mountain bike, with stunning photography and aerial shots. Discover illustrated maps and routes, follow the path of Tobias Woggon in his adventure and learn over 16 recipes with step-by-step instructions, paying homage to the local cuisine across the Nordics.
Stunningly creative baths, spas, retreats, and other relaxing getaways for indulging both our bodies and our minds.
Oasis showcases a stunning selection of baths, spas, retreats, and other relaxing getaways that not only cater to our personal well-being, but also creatively push the frontiers of hospitality, interior design, and architecture. This book brings together a rich assortment of contemporary locations for indulging both our bodies and our minds—places to let go, be pampered, relax, and refocus. From public saunas to choice health clubs and five-star resorts, the spectrum of retreats ranges from minimalist spaces of tranquility to glamorously opulent temples of body care. Brimming with lavish photographs, Oasis serves as the ultimate guide to addressing and re-imagining our physical and mental need for escape and tranquility.
Many of us long to get away from it all in the great outdoors. Converted vans, trucks, and other vehicles are increasingly popular means of escape that provide temporary homes amid isolated terrain, sandy dunes, and endless skies.
Off the Road is a collection of outdoor adventures and the vehicular travel companions and equipment that make them possible. Its stunning photography transports us to awe-inspiring landscapes while revealing the lifestyle of those who make their homes on wheels—at least temporarily.
More and more people are hitting the road to the middle of nowhere. Along less-traveled paths they are heading up mountains and down dunes. They are enjoying the drive and the view through mud-splattered windshields as much as the stops and evening campfires amid stunning terrain.
By heading off to discover the great outdoors in their own converted campers, jeeps, station wagons, or 4X4s, they can determine their own routes, itineraries, and pace, as well as how many challenges they’d like to meet along the way. After a day on the go, these multifunctional vehicles also serve as kitchens, campgrounds, and sleeping quarters that offer a great deal more improvised fun than a standard, perfectly equipped RV. Conventional luxuries are eschewed for the sake of greater freedom, tranquility, and adventure.
Off the Road is a collection of outdoor adventures and the vehicular travel companions and equipment that make them possible. Its stunning photography transports us to awe-inspiring landscapes while revealing the lifestyle of those who make their homes on wheels—at least temporarily. The book also tells the stories of young families, globetrotters who travel on a dime, weekend explorers, surf libertines, and professional adventurers who have created a slice of paradise wherever they chose to park.
On your marks, get set, go! Embrace the enduring appeal of running for sport, fitness, and fun.
Running is one of the most popular and accessible sports in the world. From training apps to park runs, marathons, and ultra-marathons, the world of running is diverse and widespread. Offering insight on its rich history whilst demystifying the science of the body, On the Run has been composed to educate and inspire runners of all experience levels. Inspiring you to put your best foot forward, this title looks at races and clubs throughout the world and displays how runners from different backgrounds, of different ages, and with different abilities are championing the sport.
More than a health trend, running fosters community.On the Runis a step by step introduction into this adrenaline-fueled world, providing mentorship and encouragement through profiles of runners setting the pace in their own ways.
The title says it all: one man, one bike, one long ride, the adventure, the pleasure, and the pain. It is simultaneously a travelogue and visual journey. Martijn Doolaard traded the convenience of a car and the distractions of daily life for a cross-continental cycling journey: a biped adventure that would take him from Amsterdam to Singapore. Leaving behind repetitive routines, One Year on a Bike indulges in slow travel, the subtlety of a gradually changing landscape, and the lessons learned through traveling. Venturing through Eastern European fields of yellow rapeseed to the intimate hosting culture and community in Iran, One Year on a Bike is a vivid chronicle of what can happen when the norm is pointedly replaced by exceptional self-discoveries and beautiful scenery. Doolaard shares the gear and knowledge that made his trip possible alongside the passionate curiosities that served as his impetus.
Precious Planet is a book for children from the age of 10 and up to learn about ways in which we can preserve our planet. Sustainability is becoming more important for older and younger generations alike, to create a liveable world for the future.
1 planet, 197,000,000 square meters, 7.7 billion people and 1 ton of facts.
This spectacular book uses eye-popping illustrations to explain the world’s natural phenomena. Sarah Tavernier and Alexandre Verhille illustrate our home that was formed almost 4.6 billion years ago in a very detailed manner, from the earth’s crust, the continents we live on to the oceans in between.
Dive with them and the author Emmanuelle Figueras into the planet’s fascinating geography, from saving water and trees, to looking out for each other, while opening children’s eyes to the importance of sustainability and conservation in a fun and engaging way.
Emmanuelle Figueras is a journalist and children’s book author who lives in the south of France.
Sarah Tavernier is a French artist and designer who creates murals, books and pop-ups.
Aleexandre Verhille is a French illustrator and the author of several children’s book.
Dette er ein oppfølgjar til boka Rein Luksus, som vart ein salssuksess då ho kom ut i 2008. Også denne gongen er det den fantastiske vestlandsnaturen som skal opplevast - frå kyst til høgfjell. Det er indrefileten i norsk natur frå havgapet til Jotunheimen som vert utforska, og i kvart kapittel gir forfattaren tips om gode ruter og spesielle opplevingar.