This deluxe, entertaining dream guide showcases the experience and savoir-faire of such luminaries as Prince Charles on architecture, Arnold Palmer on favorite golf courses, Luciano Pavarotti on opera houses, and Baron Philip de Rothschild on the best vintages. Scores of experts name the 10 best islands, poshest pubs and polo clubs, best things to do on Sundays afternoons in the world’s best cities, and a treasure trove of musts for the high-end traveler or anyone who aspires to be.
The 2008 edition is expanded with much new material—latest discoveries of jet-set authors Nathaniel Lande and Andrew Lande in hotels, restaurants and resorts, plus many up-to-date revisions in their top ten lists. The new Grand Tour includes 20 classic adventures, all experienced by the veteran travelers, with lush and enticing journeys to the Amalfi Coast, Great Barrier Reef, Shanghai, the Greek Isles, Antarctica, and more.
Studded with colorful illustrations, cosmopolitan sidebars, and savvy tips, as well as a wealth of options for getting there via land, sea, or air, this elegant and sophisticated book will awaken yearnings for exotic travel in readers everywhere.
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Published by National Geographic Mar 18, 2008| 480 Pages| 7-15/16 x 8| ISBN 9781426202278