Rick Steves Germany 2017

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781631214400
Release Date: 2017-01-31
Genre: Travel

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Germany. This guidebook takes you from fairy-tale castles, alpine forests, and quaint villages to the energetic Germany of today. Get the details on cruising the romantic Rhine or summiting the Zugspitze. Have a relaxing soak at a Black Forest mineral spa or take an exhilarating summer bobsled ride in the Bavarian Alps. Flash back to Berlin's turbulent past at Checkpoint Charlie; then celebrate the rebirth of Dresden and its glorious Frauenkirche. Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He'll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You'll learn which sights are worth your time and money, and how to get around Germany by train, bus, and car. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

Rick Steves German Phrase Book Dictionary

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781631217517
Release Date: 2017-03-07
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Guten Tag! From ordering bratwurst in Munich to making new friends in the Rhine Valley, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spelling, an English-German and German-English dictionary, the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice as you wait in line at the Gemaldegalerie. Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' German Phrase Book and Dictionary is an essential item for any traveler's rucksack.

Rick Steves French Italian German Phrase Book

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781631217531
Release Date: 2017-03-07
Genre: Travel

When ordering a café au lait in Paris, calamari in Venice, or bratwurst in Munich, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spelling, an English-French/Italian/German dictionary, the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice. Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' French, Italian & German Phrase Book is an essential item for any traveler's backpack.

Rick Steves Berlin

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781631216947
Release Date: 2017-09-19
Genre: Travel

Get the Most out of Every Day and Every Dollar You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Berlin. With the self-guided tours in this book, you'll walk through the Brandenburg Gate, climb the Reichstag's dome, and flash back to the city's turbulent past at Checkpoint Charlie. Cruise the Spree River and explore art and antiquities on Museum Island. End the day with a walk through hip Prenzlauer Berg before raising a mug at a classic beer garden. Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He'll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You'll learn which sights are worth your time and money, and how to get around by bus, train, taxi, and bicycle. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

Rick Steves Best of Europe

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781631211782
Release Date: 2017-01-24
Genre: Travel

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you need to know to experience the Best of Europe. In this guide, Rick covers the best of England, France, Germany, England, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland. You'll find a mix of big cities and inspiring landscapes, including: London Paris Rome Venice Florence Berlin Munich Amsterdam Barcelona The Cinque Terre Provence the French Riviera the Rhine Valley the Berner Overland Rick Steves Best of Europe features:Everything in Full-Color-Dazzling photos and helpful planning maps. Best of Europe Itineraries-Suggestions for planning the perfect trip, based on Rick's expert advice for what's worth your time and what you can skip. Rick's Tips-Helpful hints for key sights and experiences, organized so you quickly learn what you need to know. You'll love how much these simple tips help make your trip smooth and stress-free! Authentic Experiences-Leave the tourist traps behind and enjoy real, cultural experiences and opportunities to connect with local people. Plus Practicalities-Essential eating, sleeping, and transportation information is neatly arranged to be ready when you need it.

Rick Steves Pocket Vienna

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781631216299
Release Date: 2017-09-12
Genre: Travel

Rick Steves Pocket guidebooks truly are a “tour guide in your pocket.” This colorful, compact 220-page book includes Rick's advice for prioritizing your time, whether you're spending 1 or 7 days in a city. Everything a busy traveler needs is easy to access: a neighborhood overview, city walks and tours, sights, handy food and accommodations charts, an appendix packed with information on trip planning and practicalities, and a fold-out city map. Included in Rick Steves Pocket Vienna: Sights: the Academy of Fine Arts, Am Hof Square, City Hall, Freud Museum, Mozarthaus Vienna Museum, the Opera, St. Peter's Church, and more Walks and Tours: Vienna City Walk, St. Stephen's Cathedral Tour, Ringstrasse Tram Tour, Hofburg Imperial Apartments Tour, Hofburg Treasury Tour, Kunsthistorisches Museum Tour

Rick Steves Europe Through the Back Door 2017

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Avalon Travel
ISBN: 9781631214349
Release Date: 2016-09-20
Genre: Travel

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. You’ll find a healthy mix of big cities, small towns, and exciting regions, including: London, Paris, Rome, Amsterdam, Prague, and BarcelonaRothenberg, Siena, Toledo, Hallstatt, and GimmelwaldProvence, the French Riviera, the Romantic Road, the Berner Oberland, and the Cinque Terre Rick’s candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. You’ll learn how to find the right bus in Rome, an inexpensive crêpe 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 pocket.

Rick Steves Snapshot Reykjav k

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781631218378
Release Date: 2018-06-19
Genre: Travel

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Reykjavík. In this slim guide excerpted from Rick Steves Iceland, you'll get Rick's firsthand, up-to-date advice on the best sights, restaurants, and hotels in Reykjavík. You'll sample deliciously fresh seafood, visit the Icelandic Symphony, and pick up a cozy Nordic sweater as a souvenir. Rick also covers day trips to nearby destinations like the Golden Circle and South Coast, with helpful maps and self-guided tours to keep you on track. You'll learn to travel smart and get around like a local as you journey through Viking history at the Saga Museum, soak in the famous Blue Lagoon Hot Springs, and admire Iceland's classic and modern architecture. More than just reviews and directions, Rick Steves Snapshot Reykjavík is truly a tour guide in your pocket. Exploring beyond Reykjavík? Pick up Rick Steves Iceland for in-depth coverage, detailed itineraries, and important planning information for a countrywide trip. Want to extend your adventure? Check out Rick Steves Europe.

Rick Steves Best of Eastern Europe

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Avalon Travel Pub
ISBN: 1566918510
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Travel

Who but Rick Steves can tell travelers the best way to visit Etruscan caves in Central Italy's hill towns, shop for cheeses in Avignon's open-air market, or catch an accordion performance on Amsterdam's city streets? With Rick Steves’ Best of Europe, travelers can experience the best of everything Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland have to offer—economically and hassle-free. Completely revised and updated, this guide includes, opinionated coverage of both famous and lesser-known sights, friendly places to eat and sleep, suggested day plans, walking tours and trip itineraries, and clear instructions for smooth travel anywhere by car, train, or foot. America’s #1 authority on travel to Europe, Rick’s time-tested recommendations for safe and enjoyable travel in Europe have been used by millions of Americans in search of their own unique European travel experience.

Andy Steves Europe

Author: Andy Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781631212512
Release Date: 2016-05-17
Genre: Travel

Pick a Weekend, Pick a City, and Go! This award-winning travel guide picks up where crowdsourcing leaves off, covering the skills you need for spur-of-the-moment trips to Europe's top destinations. Follow three-day plans to explore each city. Learn which cities match your interests and which can be easily combined for a longer trip, including itineraries for Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Budapest, Dublin, Edinburgh, Florence, London, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Rome, and Venice. See iconic sights. Check the Eiffel Tower, the London Eye, and the Colosseum off your bucket list, and use Andy's tips to save time and skip lines. Hit the local hot spots. Chill at Amsterdam's coffee shops, study mixology at London's speakeasies, and bust moves at Barcelona's beach clubs. Enjoy the best and cheapest local cuisine. Graze at boulangeries in Paris, pubs in Dublin, and aperitivo bars in Rome. Become a temporary local. Engage with the culture to enjoy authentic, unforgettable experiences. Master digital travel. Make the most of your money in Europe with apps and other digital resources. Connect with other travelers. Head to the most popular hostels for a ready-made, real-life social network. Whether you're studying abroad or just looking to explore Europe without breaking the bank, Andy Steves' Europe will have you city-hopping like a pro.

Glenn Miller Declassified

Author: Dennis M. Spragg
Publisher: Potomac Books
ISBN: 1612389570
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Travel

"On December 15, 1944, Maj. Alton Glenn Miller, commanding officer of the Army Air Force Band (Special), boarded a plane in England bound for France with Lt. Col. Norman Francis Baessell. Somewhere over the English Channel the plane vanished. No trace of the aircraft or its occupants has ever been found. To this day Miller, Baessell, and the pilot, John Robert Stuart Morgan, are classified as missing in action. Weaving together cultural and military history, Glenn Miller Declassified tells the story of the musical legend Miller and his military career as commanding officer of the Army Air Force Band during World War II. After a brief assignment to the Army Specialist Corps, Miller was assigned to the Army Air Forces Training Command and soon thereafter to Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force, in the UK. Later that year Miller and his band were to be transferred to Paris to expand the Allied Expeditionary Forces Programme, but Miller never made it. Miller’s disappearance resulted in numerous conspiracy theories, especially since much of the information surrounding his military service had been classified, restricted, or, in some cases, lost. Dennis M. Spragg has gained unprecedented access to the Miller family archives as well as military and government documents to lay such theories to rest and to demonstrate the lasting legacy and importance of Miller’s life, career, and service to his country" -- Amazon.com.