Set by the green waters of the Vltava River in Prague, artist Anna adopts the role of an English teacher in an attempt to put a failed affair behind her. But rich memories of Mexico - Antonio, art, oranges and beer - resist oppression and exacerbate her loss. The Vltava River binds the narratives together as they twist around each other and reveal the fragility of relationships. Yet recovery is slow when people don’t make sense. Worn bare, love is reduced and the transactional nature of relationships is ultimately revealed.
Insight Guides: Inspiring your next adventure
With its stunning countryside, exquisite architecture, bountiful culture and arguably the best wines and cuisine in the world, France impresses at every corner. Be inspired by the new edition of Insight Guide France, a detailed full-colour guide to this glamorous country. Insight Guides' unrivalled coverage of history and culture provides an essential introduction to the French identity, including its people, its world-renowned cuisine and its contribution to fashion and art.
Inside Insight Guide France:
� Consult the Best of France selection for an at-a-glance guide to the country's most evocative attractions, such as Paris's iconic Eiffel Tower, the Loire Valley's exquisite ch�teaux and Provence's stunning coastline, and the editor's choice of recommendations for the best historical sites, scenery, wine regions and attractions for children, amongst others. � Descriptive accounts of where to go in France, from the war cemeteries of Northern France to the glitzy French Riviera all this washed down with a glass of bubbly Champagne, are enhanced by beautiful photographs, while all major sights are cross-referenced with full-colour maps. � The travel tips section provides a wealth of information on how to plan your trip, plus our selection of the best restaurants.
About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-color print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travelers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.
'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.' - Wanderlust Magazine
Footprintfocus Languedoc: Carcassonne to Montpellier is the only dedicated guide available covering this popular French destination. Features an Essentials section with practical tips to help plan a trip, detailed information on attractions and comprehensive listings of where to eat, sleep and have fun.
• Essentials section with tips on getting there and around
• Up-to-date recommendations of great places to stay and eat
• Highlights map of the region plus detailed street maps where relevant
• Slim enough to fit in a pocket
Loaded with advice and information on how to get around, this concise Footprintfocus guide will help travellers get the most out of Languedoc: Carcassonne to Montpellier without weighing them down. The content of the Footprintfocus Languedoc: Carcassonne to Montpellier guide has been extracted from Footprint's Languedoc-Roussillon guide.
‘This is The Good Life meets A Year in Provence’. Sue Collins, The Nualas
‘A luminous, funny and profound reading experience.’ Sebastian Barry
First, a dream of escaping the city… and then a century-old cottage to match the dream. Moving to a small village in the heart of the countryside was the beginning of a new life for Philip Judge and his Beloved – the beginning of life In Sight of Yellow Mountain.
Judge describes the season-by-season charms and frustrations that he, his Beloved, and eventually, his two growing boys experience as they adapt to life in the countryside.
There are highs and lows. Wellies and tweeds are bought. Vegetable patches cultivated. Lambs are born, calves die. There is weather: good and bad; health and happiness; illness and sadness. The city slicker fails miserably at Name That Grain! and makes many faux pas along the way, but ultimately, this is the story of one man, and his growing family, experiencing the pleasure that is finding home.
Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for more than 80 years.Vancouver has a bit of everything, and it's all top-notch: fantastic food, excellent local wine, stylish shopping opportunities, boutique hotels, friendly people, world-class skiing in nearby Whistler (site of the 2010 winter Olympics), and gorgeous terrain for hiking, biking, boating, and beach-going. Fodor's Vancouver & Victoria is the guide to help you plan your time from the slopes to the surf and everything in between. This travel guide includes:· Dozens of full-color maps · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path· Coverage of Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Victoria, Whistler, and The Okanagan ValleyPlanning to visit more of the Pacific Northwest? Check out Fodor's Pacific Northwest travel guide with Oregon, Washington & Vancouver.
Ideal itineraries and top travel tips in a pocket-sized package.
Plan your trip, plan perfect days and discover how to get around - this Insight Guides pocket-sized book is a convenient, quick-reference companion to discovering what to do and see in the French Riviera, from top attractions like Fondation Maeght, to hidden gems, including Domaine du Rosaire.
- Compact, concise, and packed with essential information about Where to Go and What Do, this is an ideal on-the-move companion when you're exploring the French Riviera
- Covers Top Ten Attractions, including Vieux Nice, Cannes and Monaco and Perfect Day itinerary suggestions
- Offers an insightful overview of landscape, history and culture
- Contains an invaluable pull-out map, and essential practical information on everything from Eating Out to Getting Around
- Sharp design and colour-coded sections make for an engaging reading experience
About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps, as well as phrase books, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.
This “interesting, insightful book” by the author of Deep South reveals “a side of Britain few visitors see” (The New York Times Book Review). After eleven years as an American living in London, the renowned travel writer Paul Theroux set out to travel clockwise around the coast of Great Britain to find out what the British were really like. The result is this perceptive, hilarious record of the journey. Whether in Cornwall or Wales, Ulster or Scotland, the people he encountered along the way revealed far more of themselves than they perhaps intended to display to a stranger. Theroux captured their rich and varied conversational commentary with caustic wit and penetrating insight. “A sharp and funny descriptive writer . . . Theroux is a good companion.” —The Times (London)
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