This third edition of the Rough Guide to Moscow is the definitive guide to Russia's dynamic capital. Features include extensive coverage of all the sights from the Red Square to the historic towns of Vladimir and Suzdal. There are insider reviews of the best places to stay, eat, drink and go clubbing, as well as the low-down on the arts and children's Moscow. Contemporary culture and politics are examined, with insights into the people who have shaped this city's tumulthous history.
This Rough Guide provides concise coverage of the sights and attractions of the fascinating city of Budapest, from the 500-year old Turkish baths to the Statue Park of Communist monuments and the Jewish quarter. It includes dozens of recommendations for cafes, bars and restaurants that are fashionable, intriguing or just great value for money, plus advice on which travel passes and city cards are worth buying to make the most of Budapest's excellent public transport system.
The brand new "Rough Guide to Romania" is the definitive handbook to one of Europe's most fascinating, scenic and least discovered countries. The full-colour introduction highlights all the 'things not to miss', from the wilds of the Carpathian mountains to the marvellous Delta wetlands, as well as the country's many unique festivals. Two full-colour sections describe the myriad outdoor activities available - from mountain hikes and skiing, to bear and wolf tracking - and the country's extraordinary religious architecture. The guide reviews all the top hotel and restaurant options to suit every taste and budget and the 'Author's Pick' feature highlights the very best, while there are concise maps and plans throughout.The contexts section includes informed background on Romania's history, wildlife, literature, music and, of course, Dracula.
This definitive handbook features wide ranging coverage of all the sights, from the elegant Budapest, to the villages of the Northern Uplands and the historical towns of the Danube Bend. Includes practical advice on exploring the great outdoors, such as tips on cruising the Danube, hiking in the hills and horse-riding on the Great Plain, plus the lowdown on where to sample the country's famous wines.
After her husband goes missing in Egypt, sheltered art curator Carina Wilde flies out to find him in a land devastated by a man-made flood. Stumbling upon the secrets he uncovered, she becomes a fugitive pursued by despots, religious fanatics, and occupying powers. Her only allies are an ex-gigolo, an orphan scavenging the ruins of Cairo, and a Suez bar-girl...
This guide to this little known but deeply rewarding country, includes comprehensive accounts of all the sights from the capital Sofia to the time-warped villiages and wayside monasteries. It includes practical advice on outdoor pursuits - the best hikes, ski centres and Black Sea beaches - plus a run-dwon on all the folk festivals and informed commentaries on Bulgaria's turbulent history.
Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to St Petersburg, the ultimate guide to this beautiful city. The full-colour section introduces St Petersburg’s highlights, from world-class ballet and opera at the Mariinskiy Theatre to the gilded mosaics of the Church of the Saviour on the Blood. The guide takes a detailed look at Russian history, literature and cultural life with expert background on everything from the superlative art collection of the Hermitage and the city’s spectacular Imperial palaces to snowmobiling in Karelia. There are plenty of practical tips and information on all the best accommodation, transportation and restaurants and lively reviews of hundreds of shops, bars and clubs. Discover every corner of St. Petersburg with the clearest maps of any guide.