From the arctic north, with its glittering sea ice and ethereal aurora borealis, to the lush forests and breathtaking fjordlands of the south, from the wind-battered coastlines of the Aleutian Islands to the sheltered bays of the Kodiak Archipelago, this book takes you on a pictorial journey through Alaska’s most magnificent landscapes.
Divided into sections covering distinct areas, or 'personalities' of the city, and featuring the extraordinary architecture of Gaudí; including Parc Güell; through to the sparkling waters of Port Vell and the city's beaches, the stunning images, alongside informative text, open up an incredible city for all to enjoy.
With a turbulent, divided history, Berlin has re-invented itself to become an eclectic mix of world-class museums and art galleries, hidden green spaces, heady nightlife, iconic landmarks and quirky neighbourhoods. Whether you need some inspiration for a forthcoming trip to Berlin, or are a dedicated armchair traveller, this is the book for you.
From coffee shops to markets, rolling mountains to winding rivers the regions of Europe are many and varied: the cobbles of Venice, the grand eloquence of Vienna and Prague, the palaces of France, Spain, and the ancient brilliance of Greece: these are just some of the delights that await the armchair of traveller of this gorgeous book.
This gorgeous book presents the Hawaiian archipelago in easily digestible sections, covering the key islands of the group – from verdant Kauai, mountainous Maui and the big island of Hawaii, to sublime O‘ahu, and the little gems of Lāna‘i and Moloka‘i. From lush waterfalls to stark volcanic landscapes, there is something for everyone.
This gorgeous new book in the successful Secrets series is divided into regions: Northern, Central, Southern, Rome, The Islands. It’s a perfect read for the armchair traveller and everyone interested in the history and the mystique of the great countries of the world.
Paris is celebrated for its effortless elegance, romance and style. Shown here in all its arresting beauty, from the magnificent Notre-Dame and the unmissable Louvre, to the artistic backstreets of Montmartre and food shops on the Place de Madeleine, the grace of Paris is revealed through its iconic landmarks and hidden treasures.
Prague is a delightful destination for lovers of cobbled lanes and old-fashioned bars, tiny cafés and gorgeous, ancient architecture. The city of Alphonse Mucha houses vaulting gothic buildings, collections of modern art and, of course, the music of Dvořák in a breathtaking setting that leaps from every page of this new book.
North, South, East and West, Scotland is a land of contrasts, with towering mountain ranges, rolling hills, sandy white beaches, rushing rivers, wild moorland and glassy lochs. From its islands and highlands to its lowlands and coastline, the country contains some of Europe's most breathtaking scenery.
A handsome new volume celebrating the history, culture and behaviour of this fine animal. Succinct entries cover all the main breeds of horse, split into ponies, light horses and heavy horses, with helpful statistics providing essential information at a glance.