Experience all of Thailand´s attractions with this up-to-date, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Most holidaymakers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination - that´s what Marco Polo Guides are all about. You´ll discover the best hotels, restaurants, trendy places and night life hotspots, plus shopping tips, suggestions for those on a tight budget, tips for travel with kids and ideas for sports and many other activities. Also contains the Perfect Route, Festivals & Events, Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more and a comprehensive index. Thailand is a land full of secrets, unfamiliar but at the same time alluring. It is a land full of the joys of life, a land of smiles, a land between tradition and modernity. Trekking, diving, cooking courses, meditation and shopping fun: Buddha´s blessing seems ever-present. MARCO POLO Thailand immerses you in a realm made for holidaymakers.It has you exploring the boomtown of Bangkok and discovering a culture rooted in Buddhism; it entices you to the top of Thailand´s highest mountain and leads you across the broad plateau of the northeast. The Insider Tips tell you on which southern islands you can still find peaceful bays and where you can learn to ride an elephant. You´ll find out What´s Hot in Thailand, whether decadently sweet desserts or the action-packed ball game of Sepak Takraw. The Perfect Route takes you to the mountains of the north, island hopping in the Andaman Sea and to the largest area of virgin jungle in Southern Thailand. The Where to Start boxes help you get your bearings in the larger towns and cities, while the Dos & Don´ts tell you why you should neither get involved with touts nor involved in an argument. MARCO POLO Thailand provides comprehensive coverage of the country. To help you get around there´s a detailed road atlas inside, a useful folding street map of Bangkok in the back cover, plus a handy pull-out map.
Experience all of the Algarve´s attractions with this up-to-date, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Most holidaymakers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination - that´s what Marco Polo Guides are all about. You´ll discover excellent hotels, restaurants, trendy places and buzzing nightlife, plus shopping tips, suggestions for a tight budget, details of all the sports and activities on offer and ideas for Travel with Kids. Also contains: the Perfect Route, Festivals & Events, Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Portuguese phrasebook and comprehensive index. Clean and clear water, fresh sea air, glorious beaches, bays, remarkable rock formations, lagoon islands, a unique subtropical climate: the list of the Algarve´s distinguishing features contains everything that the holidaymaker could possibly wish for, and by following the Perfect Route, you´ll experience every aspect. The Insider Tips, peppered throughout the guide, reveal insights such as where you can spend a romantic night in a windmill, and how you can cycle along the coast.The Best Of pages highlight some unique aspects of the Algarve, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and chill out. Panels in each chapter suggest things to do if you´re on a tight budget and where to pick up some real bargains. Trips & Tours lead you away from the beach to discover the wild west and the rich east. In the Sport & Activities chapter highlights the Algarve´s famous golf courses and beach-based water sports. You will also pick up ideas for adventures such as safaris into the hinterland to see beekeepers at work, or bird watching in the Ria Formosa National Park. Finally, the Dos & Don´ts point out some of the things you need to be aware of and watch out for when visiting the region. MARCO POLO Algarve provides comprehensive coverage of the region. To help you get around there´s a detailed road atlas inside, useful town maps of Albufeira, Faro, Lagos and Tavira in the backcover, plus a handy pull-out map. A must-have for all travellers, including those who haven´t bought a travel guide in the past - all this for only GBP5.99!
Experience all of Lanzarote´s attractions with this up-to-date, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Most holidaymakers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination - that´s what Marco Polo Guides are all about. You´ll discover gorgeous hotels, restaurants, the best night life, plus shopping tips, suggestions for those on a tight budget, tips for travel with kids and ideas for sporting activities on offer. Also contains: the Perfect Route, Festival & Events, Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Spanish phrasebook and a comprehensive index. It isn´t just the sea and sand that promises a really special holiday in Lanzarote, but also the incomparable landscape: lava fields, ash mountains, and eruption craters which shimmer from black to rust red in the sun, contrast with snow-white villages and sparse but bright green vegetation. MARCO POLO Lanzarote introduces you to a unique travel destination. The fourth largest of the Canary Islands was created from fiery eruptions, and, more than any of its neighbours, has been shaped by vulcanism.This pocket-sized guide suggests places to go for breathtaking views, peaceful fishing villages, towns full of colonial architecture and bustling holiday resorts in which you can enjoy a whole range of activities from water sports to hiking. The Insider Tips reveal where you can eat the best fish at sunset and why you should definitely visit the subterranean Cueva de los Verdes. The Best Of pages highlight some unique aspects of Lanzarote, recommend things to do for free, and contain tips for rainy days and for where you can relax and unwind. You´ll find out What´s Hot on the island, whether eco camping, smart cafes or local fashion creations. The Trips & Tours lead you to the volcanic heart of the island and across to neighbouring Fuerteventura. Finally, the Dos & Don´ts point out some of the things you need to be aware of and watch out for when visiting the island. MARCO POLO Lanzarote provides comprehensive coverage of the island. To help you get around there´s a detailed road atlas inside, really useful maps of Arrecife and Puerto del Carmen in the backcover, plus a handy pull-out map.
Experience all of Mallorca´s attractions with this up-to-date, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Most holidaymakers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination - that´s what Marco Polo Guides are all about. You´ll discover the best hotels, restaurants, trendy hang outs and night life plus shopping tips, suggestions for those on a tight budget, tips for travel with kids and ideas for sports and other activities. Also contains: the Perfect Route, Festival & Events, Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Catalan phrase book and index. Mallorca, the largest of the Balearic Islands, attracts all kinds of people: artists, pop stars, dropouts and even kings, but especially tourists. No other Mediterranean destination offers the variety of Mallorca. This practical, pocket-sized guide leads you to beautiful bays, long beaches, dramatic rocky coasts, sophisticated marinas as well as to numerous legacies of past powers and civilisations that have left their mark on the island.And of course Mallorca offers numerous attractions: water sports and mountain biking can be just as much a part of your holiday as great cuisine, hip beach bars and romantic sunsets. The Insider Tips reveal where you can get that South Seas feeling and where you can seek out the island´s culinary specialities. The Best Of pages highlight some unique aspects of Mallorca, recommend what to do for free, contain tips for rainy days and for where you can relax and unwind. The Perfect Route takes you right across the island, visiting traces of the past. You´ll find out What´s Hot on the island, whether the new sport of padel tennis (a cross between squash and tennis) or Catalan pop bands. The Trips & Tours chapter explores the coast along ancient smuggling trails and leads you right inland. Finally, the Dos & Don´ts point out some of the things you need to be aware of and watch out for when visiting the island. MARCO POLO Mallorca provides comprehensive coverage of island. To help you get around there´s a detailed road atlas inside, a useful folding map of Palma de Mallorca in the backcover, plus a handy pull-out map.
Marco Polo Vietnam: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips Experience all the attractions of Vietnam with this up-to date and authoritative guide, complete with ´Best Of´ recommendations. You´ll find excellent hotels, restaurants and beaches, plus information on the latest trends, festivals and events, sports and activities and travelling with children; there are also tips for shopping and getting by on a low budget. Further sections include: Travel Tips, Food & Drink, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Vietnamese phrasebook and index; useful too is the ´Perfect Route´ section and a handy pull-out map supplied in addition to the Road Atlas inside. Vietnam has arrived in the 21st century. Moss and patina might cover the ancient sites - but the streets of Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi are a bustle with all the trappings of modernity, and visitors cannot quite believe their eyes. With MARCO POLO Vietnam you´ll experience a country caught between the past and a new dawn, beyond all the cliches of the Vietnam War, opium pipes and snake wine.The practical, pocket-sized guide leads you to National Parks rich in wildlife, and to natural wonders that will leave you awestruck, whether at Halong Bay in the north or in the flooded world of the Mekong Delta. In between there are 3,200km (2,000mi) of coast with islands, beaches and hidden hideaways to explore. The Highlights point out places that you shouldn´t miss on your trip to Vietnam. The ´Best Of´ pages focus on some unique things about the country, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for things to do if it rains and where you can relax and unwind. The Insider Tips reveal for example how you can support a children´s aid project by staying at a Baguette & Chocolat guesthouse, or where you can ride an elephant through the jungle; while panels in each chapter suggest things to do if you´re on a tight budget and where you might pick up some real bargains. The Excursions & Tours chapter leads you into the Mekong Delta, to Halong Bay and through nature reserves and national parks. The choice for actively-inclined travellers is growing in Vietnam. But don´t expect perfection - some sports, tours or soft adventures are relatively new, like caving for example.The Sports & Activities chapter contains the most important information and contact details. Finally the Dos & Don´ts list a few things you should watch out for in Vietnam. MARCO POLO Vietnam provides comprehensive coverage of all parts of the country. To help you find your way around there is a detailed Road Atlas, a useful map of Ho Chi Minh City in the cover and a separate pull-out map.
With this up-to-date, authoritative guide you can experience all the sights and ´´Best Of´´ recommendations for Iceland. You can discover hotels and restaurants, trendy spots, and also pick up tips on what to do on a limited budget, ideas for shopping as well as suggestions for travel with kids and sport and activities. Also contains: Festivals & Events, In a Nutshell, Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & More, Useful Phrases in Icelandic and a comprehensive index. Iceland is a land full of contrasts, surprises and secrets. In the ancient volcanic landscape you feel you´ve been transported back to the time when the earth was first created. The country´s greatest treasure is its unique natural world, and medieval sagas are part of the national cultural heritage. With MARCO POLO Iceland nature lovers can experience a veritable El Dorado. This practical guide book, small enough to slip into your pocket, takes you to thunderous geysers, massive glaciers, fascinating deserts of lava, black beaches, steep cliffs and breathtaking waterfalls. Become an adventurer and set off on a riding or glacier tour. Unwind in hot pots, warm baths. Experience the midnight sun weaving its magic and the beguiling enchantment of the polar lights. Or go shopping in the lively mini-metropolis of Reykjavik. The Insider Tips tell you where it´s good value to camp and where you can go diving between continental plates. The ´´Best Of´´ pages succinctly tell you what´s unique to Iceland, where there are great places for free, where´s nice on rainy days and where you can relax and chill out. On the ´´Perfect Tour´´ you´ll get to know Iceland in all its glory. The tips on what to do on a limited budget in each chapter show how you can experience a great deal with very little money and snap up some real bargains. Get to know the cultural monuments and experience the highlands. Trips & Tours take you to glaciers and geysers, through wasteland and to waterfalls. On water and on land, on glaciers and on lakes: there are possibilities for outdoor activities everywhere in Iceland. You´ll find the most important suggestions in the Sport & Activities chapter. The Dos and Don´ts advise you know why you should wear swimwear in the shower and why you should not mock the myths. MARCO POLO Iceland gives comprehensive coverage of all the islands regions. To help you find your way around there´s a detailed road atlas with street atlas of Reykjavik inside the back cover and additional, removable pull-out map.
Munich is more than dirndl (traditional dress), weißwurst (white sausage) and Oktoberfest. Munich offers good traditional fare, fusion and nouvelle cuisine, beer gardens, palace gardens and river surfing locations, brass band music, the Philharmonic and Electro clubs. In short, Munich is aware of tradition, but cosmopolitan and with its finger always on the pulse of the times. With MARCO POLO Munich you can experience the Bavarian federal capital in all its facets. Have a walk through the English Garden, one of the biggest municipal parks in the world; have a break by the renaturalised River Isar; and explore the varied quarters of the village of millions. Go shopping in long-established, traditional shops and stylish passages such as the Fünf Höfe. Marvel at the late Baroque paintings in the Asams Church, the treasures in the Residenz and the spectacular architecture of the Allianz Arena and Brandhorst Museum. The MARCO POLO Insider Tips tell you where you can browse at Bavaria´s largest flea market and eat roast pork at day break. The tips on what to do on a limited budget in each chapter prove that you can experience a great deal with very little money, enjoy something special and snap up some real bargains. Whether on foot, bike or blades - you can tour the city at random through Italy´s northernmost city: through the Old Town, art districts or the highlights of modern architecture. And there´s plenty for young children in the city such as, for example, a walk in the zoo specially conceived for families, the aquarium or the children´s area in the Deutsches Museum. And the Dos and Don´ts will prevent you trying to drive round Munich by car or visiting the Hofbräuhaus and Marienplatz at midday.
Experience all the island´s attractions with this up-to-date and authoritative guide, complete with ´Best Of´ recommendations. You´ll discover nice hotels and restaurants as well as night spots and other trendy places to go. There are also ideas for shopping and tips for those on a budget, plus suggestions for what to do with kids, and sports and activities. Further sections include: Festivals and Events, Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, French phrase book and index. Mark Twain once said that God created Mauritius first and then modelled Paradise on it. Whoever flies to Mauritius is looking for sun, sand and sea; what they will find is an absolutely magical place. With MARCO POLO Mauritius experience the jewel of the Indian Ocean up-close. This practical, pocket-sized guide takes you to numerous interesting places. Just an hour from the beach you will be in the rainforest, and it only takes a few minutes from the Tamil temple to the Christian shrine. Experience the bustle of Port Louis and discover the colourful villages nearby which seem to come from a different age. The MARCO POLO Insider Tips reveal where you can get miracle teas and why you should take part in the Diwali festival. The ´Best Of´ pages point out some experiences unique to Mauritius, recommend things to do for free, and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and unwind. You will find out what´s trendy on the island, be it diving in a submarine or enjoying Reggae and Sega music. In the Excursions & Tours chapter you can discover the eastern part of the island or embark on a trip through all the climatic zones. Mauritius is a paradise for all kinds of sports! Whether golf, canyoning or hiking: hardly any sporting wish is left unfulfilled; the Sport & Activities chapter will give you some good tips. Finally the Dos & Don´ts highlight a few things you need to be aware of when visiting the island. MARCO POLO Mauritius provides comprehensive coverage of all parts of the island. To help you find your way around there are ´Where First´ panels in the text, a detailed Road Atlas, a useful map of Port Louis in the cover, plus a separate pull-out map.
Kompakter Reiseführer mit Insider-Tipps. Immer aktuell und gut informiert erleben Sie alle Sehenswürdigkeiten. Sie entdecken Hotels, Restaurants, Szene-Spots, Feste und Events. Mit Tipps zu folgenden Themen: tolle Orte zum Nulltarif, Typisch Hamburg, Schön, auch wenn es regnet, Entspannt zurücklehnen. Sie finden viele Shopping-Ideen, einen Vorschlag für den ´´perfekten Tag´´ in Hamburg, einen großen Reise-Atlas und eine herausnehmbare Faltkarte. Weitere Inhalte: Stadtspaziergänge, praktische Hinweise, Kinder-Kapitel, Links, Blogs, Apps & more und Register. Wind und Wasser - aus diesen Elementen ist Hamburg gemacht. Kein schönerer Platz an einem Sommertag als das Ufer der Außenalster: Schwäne, Segelboote und prachtvolle Villen im Blick. Kein spannenderer Platz an einem stürmischen Herbsttag als die Landungsbrücken: Wellen, Schlepper und Containerriesen. Hamburg: Das war und ist das Hoch im Norden. Mit dem MARCO POLO Hamburg erleben Sie eine Stadt, die wie keine andere deutsche Großstadt vom Wasser geprägt ist. Eine Stadt, die Hafen und Handel, Medien und Kultur bietet. Entdecken Sie Hamburg vom Wasser aus - schippern Sie mit der Hafenfähre oder im Paddelboot über die Lebensadern der Stadt. Der praktische Band im Taschenbuchformat führt Sie zu allen Highlights und einem einzigartigen Freizeitangebot in und um Hamburg. Die MARCO POLO Insider-Tipps verraten, wo sich Punks, Muttis und Werber ganz einträchtig zum Bier treffen und wo Sie bei Hein ein Nickerchen machen können. Die Low Budget-Tipps in jedem Kapitel zeigen, wie man auch für wenig Geld viel erleben und etwas Besonderes genießen und tolle Schnäppchen machen kann. Das Hamburg ein gutes Pflaster ist, beweisen die MARCO POLO Stadtspaziergänge: Entdecken Sie die aufregende, neue Hafencity, die Außenalster und genießen Sie das idyllische Blankenese. Ausflüge führen Sie ins Alte Land, in die Harbuger Berge zu Wölfen und Schweinen und zum ´´Eisernen Kanzler´´ in den Sachsenwald. Die ´´Bloß nicht!´´-Tipps verraten, warum die Damen der Reeperbahn Respekt verdienen und dass Sie das Wetter Wetter sein lassen sollten - möglichst unkommentiert! Der MARCO POLO Hamburg deckt alle Teile der Stadt umfassend ab. Der ausführliche City-Atlas, die herausnehmbare Faltkarte und die Karte des öffentlichen Verkehrsnetzes im hinteren Umschlag, sowie die ´´Wohin zuerst?´´-Kästchen in den Kapitel Sehenswertes, Einkaufen und Am Abend geben überall Orientierung.
´´Marco Polo Pocket Guide Crete: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips. Explore Crete with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the island´s trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty of ideas for travel with kids, and a summary of all the festivals and events that take place. Let Marco Polo show you all this wonderful Greek island has to offer. Crete is a world unto itself. Greece´s largest island juts out of the sea like one massive mountain range, reaching heights of almost 2,500 m. Everyone can find what they are looking for here: sandy beaches as far as the eye can see, secluded coves, wild gorges, and lots of culture after all the island was home to the first advanced civilization in Europe. With Marco Polo Crete you can find out where you can go mountain biking, play golf, windsurf, dive, sail and ride. This is Crete!