The Soft Cover
Large Ruled Moleskine notebook has a flexible, yet sturdy cover that adapts
to the movements of the body and fits comfortably in any pocket. This is a
reliable travel companion, perfect for writings, thoughts and passing notes.
Every Moleskine product is thread bound and has a soft cover with rounded
corners, acid free paper, a bookmark, an elastic closure and an expandable
inner pocket that contains the Moleskine history.
I highly recommend bringing a travel journal with you,
so you can jot down your memories as you travel. This is similar to the kind
I bring, but use whatever you like the best.
Europe by Eurail
One of train travelerís one-stop resource for visiting the Continent by rail for
more than thirty years. This time-tested and reader-friendly guide, newly
revised and updated, is packed with all the information you need on more than
ninety rail trips starting from your choice of twenty-four base cities located
in seventeen countries. With your rail pass in hand, you can explore each
countryís special attractions and learn about European life and culture.
Including step-by-step directions and advice on where to go and what to see and
do, this book helps take the puzzle out of rail travel on the Continent.
Helpful guide for making the most out of your Rail
Pass while in Europe. I wouldn't recommend this as your primary guide, but it is
good to read before you go.
First Time Europe a Rough Guide Special "Looking to answer some pre-trip questions?
This handy, entertaining, "How-to" manual
is the ideal planning tool for travelers to Europe.
Focused on the nuts and bolts of travel -
saving money, staying healthy and getting the most
out of your trip - this unique Rough
Guide features a wealth of visa, public transport,
accommodation, and communication
information, and even includes advice on cultural
do's and don'ts as well as a helpful
index of phrases in 15 languages. "
This is a cheap book with a wealth of very
helpful information for the first time traveler to Europe.
seasonal edition of the European Rail Timetable is an extended
version of the regular monthly edition. It is packed full of
schedules and essential information on trains, ferries and
hydrofoils throughout Europe.
Haven't seen a newer version of this book
Handy tool to have if you are not planning
to use a rail pass or want additional information.
Rail passes usually come with a free schedule book that includes
most popular routes.
The official guidebook of Rail Europe,
Frommer's Europe by Rail give you the lowdown on everything you need to make
your European rail vacation a success, including extensive information on
train reservations, scenic routes, and discount railpasses.
Our authors, experts in European train travel,
hit all the highlights, from the scenic trains of Switzerland to the historic
railways of Greece to the high-speed lines of France and Germany. They outline
the best way to see the continent by rail and offer authoritative, candid
reviews that will help you find hotel and dining choices that suit your tastes
You'll also get coverage of shopping and
nightlife; detailed attraction reviews; accurate maps; advice on planning a
successful European rail vacation; and an entire chapter of special rail
Frommer's Europe by Rail also includes a color
Western Europe Itineraries
So you're heading to Europe - that's a lot of continent to cover. We've combined
the Itineraries chapters from 13 different guidebooks and put them into one
handy volume. Each chapter provides suggested trips to suit your tastes and time
frames, so if you're wondering how best to spend two days in Ireland, a week in
Germany or a month on the Continent, this is the CUSTOM guide for you.
This book includes:
- Mapped itineraries for major Western European hotspots
- Multiple itineraries for each destination, including classic routes, trips
tailored to your interests and journeys off the beaten track
- Pre-trip planning information
- A guide to the local languages you'll encounter
- Thorough transport details - where and how to go
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when
planning a Grand Tour of Europe. In this guide, Rick covers the best of
Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy,
the Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland. Youíll find a healthy mix of big
cities, small towns, and exciting regions, such as London, Paris, Rome,
Amsterdam, Prague, and Barcelona. Also included are Rothenberg, Siena,
Toledo, Hallstatt, and Gimmelwald, as well as Provence, the French Riviera,
the Romantic Road, the Berner Oberland, and the Cinque Terre. Rickís candid,
humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. Youíll
learn how to find the right bus in Rome, an inexpensive crÍpe in Paris, and
which museums and sights are worth your time and money. More than just
reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your
Rick Steves' Europe
101: History and Art for the Traveler Rick Steves' Europe 101
gives you a practical grounding in art history to thoroughly enrich your
sightseeing experience. Throughout the book you'll find handy lists of
sights that allow you to use your newly acquired knowledge to plan your
upcoming trip. Rick's unique approach, along with maps, timelines, and
illustrations, makes this "professor in your pocket" an essential tool -
whether you're a first-time visitor to Europe or a seasoned art traveler.
Organized chronologically from prehistoric Europe to the modern world, this
new edition is completely updated with new illustrations, photos, and maps.
Rail Map of Europe, 19th
The long-established passenger railway map covering the whole of Europe is
complemented by a separate map of Great Britain and Ireland. Both are compiled
and updated by the famous Thomas Cook European Rail Timetable team.
color-coded for ease of use and with principal ferry routes and scenic rail
routes highlighted, these maps make the perfect companion to the European
Excerpt from back of book:
"Many thousands of independent, adventurous
Americans travel for extended periods in foreign lands every year. On
journeys counted in week and months, the modern explorers seek to discover and
desire to be amazed, following itineraries shaped more by imagination than
geography. Most travel on a budget; all travel simply. For these
people, the desire for freedom and experience is too potent to ignore. "
Ever thought about grabbing a backpack and
hitting the road? You can do it! Featuring dozens of photographs,
The World Awaits offers encouragement and practical advice for independent
travelers of all ages. Experienced globetrotter Paul Otteson provides all
the details you'll need to plan a fulfilling journey, traveling only with what
you can fit in your pack on your back. Topics covered include:
Travel Goals --what motivates us to travel
Travel Approaches--including a unique new
approach called "threading"
Travel Preparation--how to plan, purchase,
pack, and go
Life on the Road--how to meet the challenges
of new languages, cultures, and politics
I really enjoyed reading this book. Paul
Otteson's insights on travel are fascinating and very helpful for a first time
adventurer. Definitely read this book before you go!--Kaaryn
Europe from a Backpack
If you've ever wanted to backpack in Europe... If you want to relive your
adventures... If you love good travel writing... Better than guidebooks,
these first-person accounts paint vivid pictures of a traveler's experience
in Europe. Like familiar music and favorite scents, they'll awaken a taste
for adventure in those who have yet to travel, and bring back memories for
those who have. Romance, surprise, discovery and wisdom all bubble through
these authors' inviting pieces. At last, a collection of first-person
eye-witness adventures that will keep you laughing, wondering, and walking
with the well-traveled story tellers who take you inside Europe's must-see
places. Billy Anderson stares down death at the running of the bulls in
Pamplona. Lisa Cordeiro takes a "will work for food" approach to travel as a
waitress at a Paris restaurant. And Mike Riley's desperate search for
underwear in a Portuguese market... well, that's another story.
2014 Road Atlas Europe Fully revised and updated, this specialist A4
road atlas designed for the British motorist in Europe includes 43 city
plans, information on national speed limits, emergency telephone numbers and
road distances, together with national parks and many other places of
interest. With mapping to 54 countries, including all EU members, this is
the ideal companion for keeping you on the move in Europe.
If you are considering driving Europe, this would be the
book for you.