1,000 Places to See
A Traveler's Life List
by Patricia Schultz
Introducing the Eighth Wonder of travel books! This New York Times bestseller has been hailed by CBS-TV as one of the best books of the year, and praised by Newsweek as the "book that tells you what's beautiful, what's inspiring, what's fun and what's just unforgettable.. everywhere on earth."
Packed with recommendations of the world's best places to visit (on and off the beaten path) 1,000 Places to See Before You Die is a joyous, passionate gift for travelers. It's an around-the-world, continent-by-continent listing of: beaches, museums, monuments, islands, inns, restaurants, mountains, and oh so much more.
There's Botswana's Okavango Delta, the covered Souks of Aleppo, the Tuscan Hills surrounding San Gimignano, Canyon de Chelly, the Hassler Hotel in Rome, Ipanema Beach, the backwaters of Kerala, Oaxaca's Saturday Market, the Buddhas of Borobudur, Ballybunion Golf Club.. plus all the places guaranteed to give you the shivers.
The prose is gorgeous, seizing on the details that make each entry worthy of inclusion. Then comes the nuts and bolts. Addresses, phone and fax numbers, web sites, costs, and best times to visit, complete each entry.
About the Author:
Patricia Schultz, the co-author of Made in Italy is also a former writer for "Frommer's", "Access", and "Berlitz Travel Guides". She is a freelance travel writer, and her articles have appeared in "Conde Nast Traveler", "Harper's Bazaar", and "Departures".