Seductively packaged pocket guides compiled by local experts who know New York inside out. These brand new guides are designed for informed, experienced travelers and those on a repeat visit but looking for fresh insights. The selective approach of these inspirational guides is ideal for independent..
A brand new and updated edition with the A-Z Smart Guide format that allows you to find your way around the book with ease and plan your trip according to your very own personal taste. The front-cover flap highlights all the top attractions and pinpoints exactly where to find these within the guide,..
New York used to be such an easy city to crack for the visitor. Not only was there that simple-to-master grid of streets but ,really, who wanted to stray from Manhattan? Today, while that stretch from Wall Street to the Upper East Side and beyond still enchants, awes and bamboozles, you really do ne..
Bradt's Nova Scotia tells visitors where to eat the best smoked fish, find the most stunning beaches and raft the world's highest tides. Delving deeper than any other guide, it reveals the best of the province both on and off the beaten track.
Nova Scotia - Canada's second-smallest province- is m..
Myths, history and folklore are the principal testimonies in tracking the olive culture which have been unbreakably linked with human existence in Greece for the past 5000 years. The tree with the blessed fruit is praised for its contribution to our diet, good health, hygiene, beauty, heating, and l..
Olivenöl ein Weg zur Langlebigkeit Die Mythen, die Geschichte, die Kunst und die Volkskunde bilden die wichtigsten Zeugnisse für die Entdeckung der Zivilisation der Olive, die seit 5000 Jahre in Griechenland feststehend mit dem menschlichen Dasein verbunden ist. Der Baum mit der seligen Frucht ist f..
Olympus is a mountain that always used to challenge people.
Its peaks hidden in the clouds and pounded by fierce storms; this is the place where Zeus lived ruling all gods and humans. At a lower level, its sunny wooded slopes are softened by the sea; this is where people live for thousands of years..
They may not be the size of their tropical relatives but they have no reason to envy the latter in form, colour and...guile. This 240-page book presents the wonderful world of the orchid species of Crete and the Dodecanese in its entirety, i.e. 70 species and 23 sub-species, while a further 5 specie..
A joint publication of the Gennadius Library and the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, Ottoman Athens is the first volume to focus on the Ottoman presence in Athens. This collection of 12 essays explores the architecture, antiquities, cartography, and documentary sources from the period, shedding li..
H σειρά παρουσιάζει τη βυζαντινή μνημειακή ζωγραφική (ψηφιδωτά και τοιχογραφίες) από τον 7ο έως τον 15ο αιώνα στην Eλλάδα. Περιλαμβάνει διεξοδικές και πλήρεις μονογραφίες των μνημείων, οι οποίες συνοδεύονται από σχεδιαστικές αποτυπώσεις, με όλες τις σωζόμενες παραστάσεις. Συμπληρώνεται από πλούσια φ..
Lonely Planet's Pocket Philadelphia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Peruse masterpieces at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, discover ingenious inventions at the Benjamin Franklin Museum and find the perfect chees..
Rethymon, located in the middle of Crete approximately, set between two seas, in the shadow of sacred Mount Ida with its endless natural beauty, its landscapes full of contrasts and its astounding countryside has been shaped its history with uninterrupted traces of 3500 years of civilization being l..