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Build your dream vacation with this eclectic and tantalizing collection of 1,000 life-affirming adventures spanning the 7 continents
A travel book like no other, this unique guide will inspire both seasoned trekkers and arm-chair globetrotters alike to build experiences you will treasure forever. You’ll find memorable, once-in-a-lifetime activities organized by longitude and latitude (country-by-country index also included) so you can max out your itinerary with the best things to do and the best places to visit around the world.
Discover recommendations that fit every traveler’s must-do list, whether you go for museums and cultural experiences, sports & adventure travel, natural wonders and monuments, or culinary delights.
Packed with over 300 remarkable photos and info on the best beaches, museums, monuments, islands, inns, restaurants, and mountains at every longitude, each chapter includes not only geographically unique ideas, but also activities you can fit in to any itinerary, for travelers of all ages:
Globetrotting: Hitchhike across a border, or stand on the International Date Line
Wildlife Encounters: Watch sea turtles lay eggs on a beach, or fish with a cormorant on the Yangtze
Extreme Sports: Rafting on the Yukon, or zipline down the Alps
Music & Dance: Learn the guitar in 7 days and perform in a public square, or find a tango partner in the street in Buenos Aires
Legacy: Volunteer at an Orangutan sanctuary in Borneo, or research your family history and visit an ancestral site
Food & Drink: Eat a beignet at Café Du Monde in New Orleans, or forage your own dinner in Central Park
A valuable reference and a wonderful gift for digital nomads, recent grads, sabbatical planners, and adventuresome retirees, fair warning: you might just find your travel bucket list getting much, much longer.
From the Publisher
1,000 life-affirming adventures spanning the 7 continents 1,000 adventures for all ages, it is never too soon or too late to discover new sights and novel experiences throughout North America 1,000 vacation ideas that are eco-friendly, respectful of local cultures, and highlight opportunities to give back Explore hard-to-find quiet spots in urban jungles, ultimate wilderness hideouts, and the world’s best mindfulness and meditation retreats Family-friendly trips, getaways, escapes, and adventures that are anything but ordinary
An indispensable guide for where to visit, when to go, what to drink, and everything in between An guide designed with the globe-trotter in mind–vineyards to visit, seasons to go, vintages to drink, and how to get the most out of each region. The most complete life list yet to the world’s best places to see wildlife-both on and off the beaten path Information-packed and heavily illustrated, this guide to the world’s best places to fish is carefully curated and evenly split between fresh- and saltwater fishing This journal is brimming with ideas and inspirations for both planning and recording life’s next travel adventure
Publisher : Universe; Illustrated edition (April 4, 2017)
Language : English
Hardcover : 496 pages
ISBN-10 : 0789332698
ISBN-13 : 978-0789332691
Item Weight : 3.3 pounds
Dimensions : 7 x 1.49 x 9.2 inches