Author: Rough Guides,Matthew Norman

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9780241245927

Category: Travel

Page: 512

View: 8511

From the crumbling colonial architecture of Havana to the vibrant party town of Santiago de Cuba, idiosyncratic Cuba offers limitless opportunities for exploration, and The Rough Guide to Cuba will ensure you don't miss a thing. Fully updated for this seventh edition, this travel guide covers all of the big-hitting attractions - from the mogotes of Viñales to tecnicoloured Trinidad via the top scuba diving sights on the south coast - and unearths lesser-known gems across the island. In full-colour throughout, The Rough Guide to Cuba is packed with stunning photography and detailed maps, plus essential practical information on the latest visa requirements and how to get around. With expert, opinionated reviews on the best hotels, casa particulares, bars, shops and cigar lounges - plus coverage of the country's exciting new wave of restaurants - this in-depth guide will ensure you make the most of your time in Cuba.
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Author: Fiona McAuslan,Matthew Norman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1405385529

Category: Travel

Page: 608

View: 7260

The Rough Guide to Cuba is the ultimate guide to the home of sun, salsa and rum. The introduces the best Cuba has to offer, plus you’ll find information on the hottest clubs and cafes and Cuba’s best bars, places to eat and beaches. Up-to-date and honest reviews will help you track down accommodation, with the most comprehensive list of casas particulares of any guidebook. There’s also detailed information on the country’s history, currency and music, plus the recent changes to the public transport systems and a comprehensive language section with cubanismos. Detailed maps will help you find your way around Cuba, with particular attention paid to the main visitor areas. Make the most of your time on earth with The Rough Guide to Cuba.
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Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241298431

Category: Travel

Page: 512

View: 1470

From the crumbling colonial architecture of Havana to the vibrant party town of Santiago de Cuba, idiosyncratic Cuba offers limitless opportunities for exploration, and The Rough Guide to Cuba will ensure you don't miss a thing. This travel guide covers all of the big-hitting attractions - from the mogotes of Viñales to tecnicoloured Trinidad via the top scuba diving sights on the south coast - and unearths lesser-known gems across the island. In full-colour throughout, The Rough Guide to Cuba is having stunning photography and detailed maps, plus essential practical information on the latest visa requirements and how to get around. With expert, opinionated reviews on the best hotels, casa particulares, bars, shops and cigar lounges - plus coverage of the country's exciting new wave of restaurants - this in-depth guide will ensure you make the most of your time in Cuba.
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Author: Fiona McAuslan,Matthew Norman

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781858289038

Category: Travel

Page: 585

View: 3285

Provides information for travelers to Cuba on resorts, lodging, restaurants, transportation, currency, history, and culture.
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Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1848365381

Category: Travel

Page: 232

View: 9107

The Rough Guide to Havana is the essential travel guide with clear maps and coverage of the unforgettable attractions of Cuba's lively capital. From the Museo de la Revolución and other must-visit museums and galleries to splendid architectural gems including the Catedral de San Cristóbal, the Rough Guide steers you to the best restaurants, stylish bars & cafés, and hottest nightlife in Havana across every price range. The guide provides comprehensive coverage of hotels as well as private homestays, the best places to stay for an up-close experience of life in Cuba. You'll find detailed coverage of the outer boroughs La Lisa and Marianao as well as an unprecedented level of detail for the main four city neighbourhoods, Habana Vieja, Centro Habana, Vedado and Miramar. Rely on insider tips on everything from where to go for local music and jazz, shop for Cuban film posters, guayabera shirts and rum, and witness the time, skill and effort involved in producing Cuban cigars. Explore all corners of the city with authoritative background on Cuban history and a succinct political analysis of the Cuban Revolution, relying on the clearest maps of any guide and practical language tips. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Havana
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Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241303656

Category: Travel

Page: 100

View: 7178

The Rough Guides Snapshot Cuba: Havana is the ultimate travel guide to the capital of Cuba. It leads you through the city with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from markets to the Malecón and colonial plazas to parks. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, paladares, hotels, casa particulares, shops, bars and clubs, ensuring you make the most of your trip, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. The Rough Guides Snapshot Cuba: Havana also covers the top places to visit outside the city, including the fishing villages and beaches east of the capital and the semi-rural landscape to the south. Also included is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to Cuba, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around Cuba, including entry requirements, transport, accommodation, food, drink, costs and health. Also published as part of the Rough Guide to Cuba.
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Author: Philip Sweeney

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781858287614

Category: Music

Page: 350

View: 3190

Cuba is home to some of the world's most vibrant popular music in the world, from son and rumba to salsa and chachacha. The Rough Guide to Cuban Music introduces the full range of Cuba's varied musical traditions and tells the story of their greatest performers, legends like Beny More, Celina Gonzalea alongside more recent stars such as Carlos Varela. Includes features on the origins and development of the various musical genres, a biographical directory of over 100 key artists, with dozens of photographs. Also draws up some critical discographies, recommending the pick of each artist's output.
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Author: Undeleeb Din,Natalie Folster

Publisher: Rough Guides Limited

ISBN: 9781843535140

Category: Travel

Page: 920

View: 2361

Totally redesigned to mark their twentieth anniversary, these acclaimed travel guides feature a dramatic full-color section at the front, new design elements to make them easier to use, up-to-date information on restaurants and accommodations, meticulously detailed maps, transportation tips, and discussions on geography, natural wonders, landmarks, itineraries, cultural facts, and other valuable tips for travelers.
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Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1405380152

Category: Travel

Page: 280

View: 2476

The Rough Guide to Rio de Janeiro is the essential travel guide with clear maps and coverage of Rio de Janeiro's unforgettable attractions. From the Christ statue at Corcovado and the fun-filled beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema to the fascinating less-visited areas like Santa Teresa and the Zona Norte, the Rough Guide steers you to the best hotels in Rio, restaurants, stylish bars, cafés, nightlife and shopping in Rio across every price range. The guide provides definitive information on the Rio de Janeiro carnival, advice on finding the best carnival parades and street party "blocos", and all the Rio de Janeiro carnival warm-up events at samba schools, nightclubs and city shows. You'll find detailed coverage on staying safe in Rio, comprehensive information on Rio's football clubs, as well as coverage of volleyball, Brazilian Ju-Jitsu and hiking in the beautiful Tijuca national park. The Rough Guide to Rio de Janeiro also includes handy information on getting out of town to Paraty, Petrópolis, Ilha Grande and Búzios. Explore all corners of the city with authoritative background on everything from Rio de Janeiro's turbulent history to Afro-Brazilian influences, relying on the clearest maps of any guide and practical language tips. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Rio de Janeiro
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Author: John Fisher,Zora O'Neill,Paul Whitfield,Daniel Jacobs

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1848368224

Category: Travel

Page: 960

View: 4677

The Rough Guide to Mexico is the most comprehensive guide you'll find. From the pre-Hispanic Pyramid sight of Tula to the breathtaking train-ride across Copper Canyon, this guide introduces all the countries "must-sees". This revised 7th edition includes hundreds of incisive accounts of the sights, providing fresh takes on lesser known gems as well as the well-established attractions including the Maja ruins in Chiapas and the Yucatan to Mariachi in Mexico City. Use the clearest maps available to investigate every corner of this vibrant nation from the beaches to the bustling cities and ancient Mayan temples. There are complete listings of all the best places to stay and eat to suit every budget and significant historical information to give you a well-rounded understanding of Mexico's feast of architecture and rich cultural heritage. The Rough Guide to Mexico is like having a local friend plan your trip!
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Author: Mark Ellwood

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1848361416

Category: Travel

Page: 272

View: 3098

The Rough to Miami & Southern Florida is the definitive guide to the ever-emerging city of Miami and the hot and happening Southern Florida. Covering the Cuban must-sees like Little Havana, the non-stop party scene in South Beach, and the artsy enclave of the Biscayne Corridor, it also features in-depth coverage of the glorious Florida Keys. The only guide to this region which has a dedicated full-length chapter on Fort Lauderdale, The Rough Guide to Miami and South Florida is fully updated, with expanded listings of restaurants, accommodation, and nightlife for all budgets, and everything from art museums to sun drenched beaches. You’ll find two full-colour sections that highlight Miami’s eye-catching architecture, and “Miami Vices,” including its trendy clubs, festivals and fashion. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Miami & Southern Florida.
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Author: Mark Ellwood

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781843531371

Category: Travel

Page: 308

View: 2508

Set on the cool waters of Biscayne Bay, Miami is by far the most exciting city in Florida with its high energy and hot nightlife. The pocket-format Rough Guide includes lively accounts of the city's top draw attractions, from hip South Beach and swanky Coconut Grove to the nonstop action of the Latin-flavoured clubs. If the pace of life wears you out, the Florida Keys are the perfect place to recoup, and the guide includes detailed coverage of where you can snorkel off Sambrero Reef or enjoy the anything-goes atmosphere of Key West. The Rough Guide's full-colour maps, with grid references for every attraction and recommendation, ensure you get the most out of Florida's hottest destination.
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Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1405390638

Category: History

Page: 288

View: 4697

A century after the most famous shipwreck in history, The Rough Guide to the Titanic tells the full compelling story of the supposedly unsinkable liner. A comprehensive history, it covers all the Titanic's final hours, from striking the iceberg to disappearing beneath the freezing Atlantic waters. Discover the epic human drama at the heart of the tragedy, with a rich cast of characters including the heroes, villains and victims aboard the Titanic, and the adventurers who re-discovered it in 1985. Plus, there are maps, diagrams and images to illustrate the saga at every turn. The focus also stretches backwards the people who built the Titanic - with their faith in progress and technology - and forwards to explore the controversies and conspiracy theories that have raged ever since its sinking. The Rough Guide to the Titanic also looks at quite why everybody appears to be so fascinated by the Titanic, and the books, music and movies that have kept its memory alive ever since - from the stiff upper lips of 1958's A Night To Remember to the tear jerking romance of James Cameron's Titanic. Now available in ePub format.
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Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1848360800

Category: Travel

Page: 824

View: 3253

From diving in the Virgin Islands to Trinidad’s Carnival celebrations, The Rough Guide to the Caribbean explores all the best to see and do in this exotic region. Discover lively capital cities, colonial towns and remote, unspoiled beaches with the essential travellers’ companion. Featuring detailed historical and practical information on the entire region, the guide also has a full-colour introduction with stunning photography, plus over 100 detailed maps covering over 50 islands! There are hundreds of accommodation and restaurant reviews, as well as practical information for countless adventures sports, from scuba-diving off the Cayman Islands to hiking in Trinidad. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to the Caribbean.
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Author: Samantha Cook,Greg Ward

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781843533283

Category: Reference

Page: 360

View: 8782

'The Rough Guide to Travel Online' shows you how to make the web work for you as you plan, book and enjoy your next trip - anywhere in the world. In plain English, it explains how to - Research any destination or special interest that appeals to you; Find the cheapest ticket for flights and ferries, buses and trains; Buy your holiday online with complete security; Choose and reserve a hotel, B&B, self-catering rental, or hostel before you leave home; Contact tour companies that specialize in your favourite sports and activities; Find out about visa and health requirements the easy way; Check the climate and exchange rates before you set off; Stay in touch with home and work while you're out on the road. Drawing on Rough Guides' unrivalled expertise in international travel, this book will help you find the perfect short break or the holiday of a lifetime - whatever your budget.
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Author: Julia Berger

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 3829722281

Category: Travel

Page: 1024

View: 6251

Collection of short stories
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Includes the Maya Sites of Tabasco & Chiapas

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1405382597

Category: Travel

Page: 304

View: 6102

The Rough Guide to Cancun & the Yucatan is the ultimate guide to Mexico's premier tourist destination. It's packed with detailed coverage of Cancun, Cozumel, Tulum, the Riviera Maya and Costa Maya, as well as in-depth descriptions of all the accessible Maya sites, from world-famous Chichén Itzá and Palenque to fabulous, barely known destinations like Calakmul or Sayil. This new edition also contains expanded coverage of Chiapas, to include San Cristobál de las Casas. Along with extensive practical detail on hotels, hostels, restaurants, bars and clubs, there's full coverage of activities, whether you want to dive with whale sharks, swim in hidden cenotes, cycle around ancient sites or simply chill on the beach. With clear maps and stunning photography The Rough Guide to Cancun & the Yucatan makes sure you don't miss the unmissable. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Cancun & the Yucatan.
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Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1405382627

Category: Travel

Page: 288

View: 4149

Discover a land of lush jungles and dazzling white sand with The Rough Guide to Puerto Rico. The full-colour introduction will inspire you with stunning photography of the "things not to miss" from the cosmopolitan city of San Juan to the exotic flora and fauna of the Caribbean National Forest. Dozens of user-friendly maps will guide you to our recommended accommodation and there are hundreds of restaurant reviews for gourmet eateries and local food stalls across the island. Covering all must-sees such as the Río Camuy caves and the romantic colonial town of Ponce, the guide also features full-colour inserts on Festivals dedicated to fruits and flowers, and Food, including independent gourmet coffee producers and regional specialties. The guide features in-depth sections on Mayagüez, La Cordillera, Vieques and Culebra, as well as all the practical information you'd expect from a Rough Guide. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Puerto Rico.
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