- SAINT PETERSBURG
An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to St Petersburg, packed with insider tips and ideas, colour maps, top 10 lists, and a laminated pull-out map - all designed to help you see the very best of St Petersburg. Stroll along the banks of the River Neva, watch world-class ballet and opera at Mariinskiy Theatre, admire the architectural splendour of Tsarskoe Selo, or take a trip to Peterhof and marvel at the Grand Cascade of fountains. From Top 10 Soviet landmarks to the Top 10 Russian dishes - discover the best of St Petersburg with this easy-to-use travel guide. Inside Top 10 St Petersburg: - Eight easy-to-follow itineraries perfect for a day, weekend or a four-day trip - Top 10 lists showcase St Petersburg's best attractions, covering Nevskiy Prospekt, the Church on Spilled Blood, Russian Museum, Peter and Paul Fortress, Pavlovsk and many more - Free laminated pull-out map of St Petersburg, plus six colour neighbourhood maps - In-depth neighbourhood guides explore St Petersburg's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing - Colour-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day - Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful transport, visa and health information - Colour maps help you navigate with ease - Covers the Gostinyy Dvor, Palace Embankment, Sennaya Ploschad, Vasilevskiy Island, Petrogradskaya and more Staying for longer and looking for a more comprehensive guide? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide St Petersburg for more in-depth information. About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's Top 10 guides take the work out of planning a short trip, with easy-to-read maps, tips and tours to inform and enrich your weekend trip or cultural break. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
- Pocket Rough Guide Reykjavik
Pocket Rough Guide: Reykjavík is your essential guide to the world's most northern capital city, with information on all the sights in an easy-to-use, pocket-size format, and with a full-color, pull-out map.
Whether you have a few days or just an afternoon, the carefully curated itineraries found inside this first edition of Pocket Rough Guide: Reykjavík will help you plan your trip, and the "Best of" Reykjavík section picks out the highlights you won't want to miss. Visit the Hallgrímskirkja, the most enduring image of the city; stroll along the shops of Laugavegur and enjoy a meal in a stylish restaurant after exploring the National Museum; simply behold the beautiful sight of the Northern Lights.
Divided by area for easy navigation, the "Places" section is written in Rough Guides' trademark honest and informative style, with listings of the must-see sights and our pick of the best cafés, restaurants, nightlife venues, and more. • Full-color pull-out map, plus easy-to-use maps to help you find your way around.
• The very best of the area, selected by our expert authors.
• Tailored itineraries and highlights to make trip-planning easy.
• Inspirational color photography brings the area to life.
• Up-to-date background information, including transportation details and a calendar of events.
Make the most of your time with Pocket Rough Guide: Reykjavík.
Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.
- The History Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
Discover the key themes and big ideas behind more than 80 of the world's most important historical events - from the dawn of civilization to the 21st century. From the origins of Homo sapiens to the Space Race, and from the French Revolution to the Digital Revolution, this instalment in the bestselling Big Ideas series offers an essential exploration of the human timeline up to and including the rise of modern Islam, the world wide web, and the global financial crisis. Making big historical ideas accessible and easy to understand, with stunning visuals and memorable quotes, The History Book is perfect for students, adults, or anyone who wants to travel back in time and understand the fascinating past of mankind.
- Buy, Keep, or Sell?: An Insider's Guide to the Collectables of Today and Tomorrow
Written by antiques expert Judith Miller, this is the only indispensable guide to modern collectables. If you're aiming to make money from your attic, have been in the antiques game for years, or are a new collector looking for your first profit, this guide teaches you how to squeeze out those hidden gems with confidence and ensure you never lose money to a 'fake' again. With over 50 years of experience, Judith Miller offers specialist advice on key antique manufacturers and designers, including a comprehensive directory of specialists, dealers, markets and collectors clubs to help you become an antiques expert. This invaluable antiques guide includes over 1,500 incredible colour photographs to help you identify a diamond in the rough. Providing fascinating cultural and historical context for featured collectables, Buy, Keep, or Sell? is the ultimate guide to sorting the treasure from the trash. Previous edition ISBN 9781405305952
- Knowledge Encyclopedia: Updated and expanded edition
Incredibly detailed cross-sections and cutaways reveal the inner workings of everything - from galaxies and stars to Earth and the human body. Look inside an Apollo spacecraft, a volcano, or the body of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Find out what happened after the Big Bang, how trench warfare worked, and the science behind a fireworks display. This fully updated edition of Knowledge Encyclopedia is the perfect reference book for inquisitive minds of all ages, covering space, Earth, nature, human body, science, and history. Packed with fascinating statistics, maps, timelines, graphics, and superb photorealistic cross-sections, this family encyclopedia makes the most complex subjects easy to understand.