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Japan Tuttle Travel Pack

Author: Rob Goss

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 128

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**Winner of the 2013 North American Travel Journalists Association Gold Award in the Travel Book/Guide Category** This is the book that gives you the best of the best! All sights in Japan Tuttle Travel Pack have been hand-picked by seasoned travel writer Rob Goss—who has been living in Japan for over a decade, visiting and writing about every corner of this fascinating country. Rob includes only the very best spots—places he goes back to again and again, and where he sends all his friends. Key features of Japan Travel include: Japan's 'Don't Miss' Sights highlights 17 'Don't miss' sights and experiences, from the ultramodern to the ancient, and from the hip and cool Tokyo megalopolis to the medieval castles, gardens, and temple retreats of Kyoto and to the perfect powder snow on Hokkaido. Exploring Japan offers excursions in every part of the country, from walks in Kyoto or the Kiso Valley to sites of natural splendor, and from the main island to Western Japan and Okinawa. Author's Recommendations gives specific details on the top hotels and restaurants; the best shopping; the most kid-friendly places & things to do; the best festivals; the best outdoor activities; the best parks and gardens; the best museums and galleries; and much more. This Japan travel guidebook is lightweight, easy-to-use and jam-packed with information—including maps, photos and tips on making the most of your stay. From the lavish grandeur of a Shogun's memorial shrine to a volcanic hot spring bath and Ryokan to Japan's many UNESCO World Heritage sites like the rock garden at Kyoto's Ryoan-ji Temple—this pocket guide truly offers something for everyone. The range of suggested excursions is exceptional, from hiking up iconic Mt. Fuji to shopping in Tokyo's famous Omotesando fashion district and hitting the slopes at Niseko, home of the world's best champagne powder. The detailed folded map at the back is a huge added bonus!
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Tuttle Travel Pack:Japan

Author: ロブゴス

Publisher: Tuttle Travel Guide & Map

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 128

View: 940

The only resource you need for travel to Japan! This award-winning guide puts the whole country in the palm of your hand. With a large pull-out map and tips on all the best sights, travelers can be sure they are seeing the best of Japan without wasting any time! Explore energetic, ever-changing Tokyo--or immerse yourself in the country's rich cultural past in ancient Kyoto. Take to Asia's best ski slopes in Hokkaido or sun yourself on the beach in subtropical Okinawa. Experience life as a monk on holy Mount Koya or soak in a steaming onsen hot spring in Kyushu. Do all this and more withJapan Travel Guide & Map. Easy to use, and with recommendations to suit every possible taste and budget, this book leads you straight to the very best that Japan has to offer, with no wasted effort. Experienced travel authors Rob Goss and Judith Clancy provide handy lists of "Don't Miss" sights and a series of capsule itineraries that enable you to see the sights in a limited amount of time. The new edition is fully updated with a new chapter on Kanazawa and the Japan Alps. With everything included in one neat pack, it's the only Japan travel guide you need to have a great trip.
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Japan Tuttle Travel Pack

Author: Wendy Hutton

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 128

View: 968

**Winner of the 2013 North American Travel Journalists Association Gold Award in the Travel Book/Guide Category** This is the book that gives you the best of the best! All sights in Japan Tuttle Travel Pack have been hand-picked by seasoned travel writer Rob Goss—who has been living in Japan for over a decade, visiting and writing about every corner of this fascinating country. Rob includes only the very best spots—places he goes back to again and again, and where he sends all his friends. Key features of Japan Travel include: Japan's 'Don't Miss' Sights highlights 17 'Don't miss' sights and experiences, from the ultramodern to the ancient, and from the hip and cool Tokyo megalopolis to the medieval castles, gardens, and temple retreats of Kyoto and to the perfect powder snow on Hokkaido. Exploring Japan offers excursions in every part of the country, from walks in Kyoto or the Kiso Valley to sites of natural splendor, and from the main island to Western Japan and Okinawa. Author's Recommendations gives specific details on the top hotels and restaurants; the best shopping; the most kid-friendly places & things to do; the best festivals; the best outdoor activities; the best parks and gardens; the best museums and galleries; and much more. This Japan travel guidebook is lightweight, easy-to-use and jam-packed with information—including maps, photos and tips on making the most of your stay. From the lavish grandeur of a Shogun's memorial shrine to a volcanic hot spring bath and Ryokan to Japan's many UNESCO World Heritage sites like the rock garden at Kyoto's Ryoan-ji Temple—this pocket guide truly offers something for everyone. The range of suggested excursions is exceptional, from hiking up iconic Mt. Fuji to shopping in Tokyo's famous Omotesando fashion district and hitting the slopes at Niseko, home of the world's best champagne powder. The detailed folded map at the back is a huge added bonus!
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Kyoto and Nara Tuttle Travel Pack Guide + Map

Author: Rob Goss

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 96

View: 100

The only guide you'll need for getting around Kyoto & Nara. Everything you need is in this one convenient package—including a large pull-out map! This brand new Japan travel guide by award-winning author Rob Goss, a longtime Japan resident, is designed for people with limited time. It covers not only the unique UNESCO World Heritage sites but also bustling Nishiki-koji street market and many smaller shrines and temples where enchanting moss and tree gardens lie hidden behind high stone walls. The list of things to do and see in Kyoto and Nara is literally endless, which is why you need an experienced author to point the way. Key features of this travel pack include: Kyoto and Nara's Best Sights highlights the top 11 things to see and do, from strolling the meditative grounds of Ginkaku-ji temple and contemplating the cryptic design of Ryoan-ji's Zen rock garden to exploring the bamboo grove in Arashiyama and enlivening the senses with a wander around Nishiki-koji food market. Exploring Kyoto and Nara takes you deep into the two former capitals with eight day-by-day guides, one day starting with a walk among the teahouses and geisha-houses of Gion and finishing in the sprawling grounds of Nijo Castle; other days taking in sights such as the gilded temple of Kinkaku-ji and the gardens of Daitoku-ji, or exploring the cluster of UNESCO World Heritage sites in Nara. Author's Recommendations gives specific details on the best hotels and restaurants; the most kid-friendly activities; the best nightspots; the top shopping areas; the best museums and galleries; the best cultural experiences, and the best festivals. Travel Practicalities provides essential information to make your trip go smoothly, from useful Japanese phrases and websites to information on money, transportation, travel visas, and much more. Easy-to-use and easy to carry, Tuttle Travel Pack Kyoto & Nara is packed with invaluable information, detailed maps, great photography, and tips on how to make the most of your stay while avoiding all of the fuss.
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Tuttle Travel Pack:Japan

Author: ロブゴス

Publisher: Tuttle Travel Guide & Map

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 128

View: 346

The only resource you need for travel to Japan! This award-winning guide puts the whole country in the palm of your hand. With a large pull-out map and tips on all the best sights, travelers can be sure they are seeing the best of Japan without wasting any time! Explore energetic, ever-changing Tokyo--or immerse yourself in the country's rich cultural past in ancient Kyoto. Take to Asia's best ski slopes in Hokkaido or sun yourself on the beach in subtropical Okinawa. Experience life as a monk on holy Mount Koya or soak in a steaming onsen hot spring in Kyushu. Do all this and more withJapan Travel Guide & Map. Easy to use, and with recommendations to suit every possible taste and budget, this book leads you straight to the very best that Japan has to offer, with no wasted effort. Experienced travel authors Rob Goss and Judith Clancy provide handy lists of "Don't Miss" sights and a series of capsule itineraries that enable you to see the sights in a limited amount of time. The new edition is fully updated with a new chapter on Kanazawa and the Japan Alps. With everything included in one neat pack, it's the only Japan travel guide you need to have a great trip.
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Japan Traveler's Companion

Author: Rob Goss

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 144

View: 965

Japan mesmerizes and bewilders the visitor in equal measure, making a top-notch travel guide essential for anyone planning a trip to the land of the rising sun. Rob Goss is an award-winning Japan travel writer who has lived in the country for years. From fast-paced Tokyo to the serene temples and gardens of Kyoto to the booming winter resort of Niseko, Goss shows visitors where to experience the country's rich culinary traditions, pop culture, Samurai heritage, and so much more. Delving beyond the scope of traditional guidebooks, Japan Traveler's Companion showcases the insider's Japan, offering detailed itineraries for each region as well as: Information on the country's 100 most important tourist sights, including 22 UNESCO World Heritage Sites Illustrated introductions to Japanese cuisine, popular culture, and Samurai history A map of each region with suggested walks Tips for getting off the beaten path and finding Japan's lesser-known treasures, such as the contemporary "art island" of Naoshim and Yakushima's breathtaking flora and fauna Engagingly written and richly illustrated with hundreds of color photos, this Japan travel guide is the one book visitors will keep by their side before, during, and long after they complete their journey.
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Indonesia Tuttle Travel Pack

Author: Linda Hoffman

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 128

View: 287

The only guide you'll need for getting around Indonesia! Everything you need is in this one convenient Indonesia travel guide—including a large pull-out map! Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime, a trip down the road less traveled? If so, then Indonesia is the place to go! Indonesia has so much to offer visitors that choosing what to do and where to go can be difficult. The Indonesia Tuttle Travel Pack takes you to the top 15 places to visit, and details the amazing array of things you can do in each location—including the old and modern worlds of Jakarta, the ancient temple of Borobudur, the beaches famous for surfing and sea sport, and so much more. Well thought-out, easy-to-use, easy-to-carry and packed with historical information, handy lists, 31 detailed maps, a large pull out map, photographs, and useful notes for planning your journey, this guidebook ensures you'll spend your time actually enjoying your visit! Indonesia Tuttle Travel Pack contains sections on: Indonesia's Top 15 "Don't miss" places to visit and activities to do, from the old-world charm of Jakarta to the national parks of Bunaken and Puncak for endemic wildlife, the active volcano Mt Bromo for a scenic experience, the Minangkabau in West Sumatra for their teakwood, silversmith and weaving expertise, Ubud for world-famous Legong dances, its cool climate in Ubud and much more. Exploring Indonesia offers a wide variety of excurions in different regions of Indonesia by regions—Jakarta and West Java, Central and East Java, Lombok, Eastern Indonesia, Sumatra, and Sulawesi. Author's Recommendations gives specific recommendations for: the hippest hotels and resorts; the best shopping; the best foods and restaurants, with introduction to regional dishes from Java, Bali, Lombok, Sumatra and Sulawesi; the best temples, ancient sites and museums; the spas and health retreats, the most kid-friendly places, and more. Author Linda Hoffman has successfully organized her 25 years of journeying through Indonesia into three simple, easy to follow chapters, including Indonesia's Top 15 "Don't Miss" sights to see, Exploring Indonesia, and Author's recommendations, as well as providing basic travel information, useful pointers for getting around Indonesia, expected etiquette, and other basic survival details.
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Bali & Lombok Tuttle Travel Pack

Author: Paul Greenway

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 128

View: 818

The only guide you'll need for getting around Bali & Lombok. Everything you need is in this one convenient package—including a large pull-out map! Bali & Lombok Tuttle Travel Pack is your passport to an unforgettable journey to Asia's favorite tropical islands. Author Paul Greenway is a seasoned travel writer and frequent visitor to these islands, and he recommends the very best places and activities—from the dramatic cliff-top temple at Ulu Watu with its entrancing Barong dance, to the cool highland lakes of Bratan and Bedugul with their hot springs and lush greenery, to the trendy beach resorts and boutiques of Seminyak, the idyllic beaches of the Gili Islands off Lombok. This travel guide includes: Bali & Lombok's top sights and activities, from the famous Tanah Lot temple on Bali's southern coast to Ubud's Sarawasti Palace, where the best traditional dances are performed. A series of 2-day and 3-day excursions covering each major region of these islands, with a series of personalized guided tours covering all the most important sights and temples. Personal recommendations by the author for the best services and facilities on Bali and Lombok—the best hotels and resorts; the best shopping and restaurants; the best outdoor activities and traditional performances; the best kid-friendly activities and beaches; and more. Easy-to-use and easy-to-carry, this Bali travel guide is packed with fascinating information, handy lists, useful maps and photographs, and tips on how to make the most of your stay with limited time. The author provides pointers on getting around, basic Indonesian phrases, tips on temple ceremonies and etiquette, and essential travel facts (getting a visa, changing money, where to find the best hotels, food, beaches, and shopping). Extraordinarily useful and well thought-out, Bali & Lombok Tuttle Travel Pack contains a large pull-out map at the back, making it your complete travel companion for an exciting journey of discovery.
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Japanese Inns and Hot Springs

Author: Rob Goss

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 240

View: 996

Richly illustrated and exhaustively researched, Japanese Inns & Hot Springs is the definitive guide to Japanese spas and hot springs known as ryokans. It presents the finest ryokans in Japan, from historic properties like Hiiragiya in Kyoto and Kikkaso in Hakone to luxury retreats like Zaborin in Hokkaido and Tenku-no-Mori in Kyushu. In this Japan travel guide you will find: The 40 best Japanese ryokan and onsens for English-speaking visitors (including 13 in the Tokyo area and 11 in and around Kyoto and Nara) A description of the special features of each ryokan and what is included in your stay Tips on how to choose the right ryokan for you Practical advice on how to book a stay and a detailed etiquette guide Above all else this ryokan guide reveals the enduring traditions of Japanese hospitality, a rich heritage reaching back a thousand years to the time when Japan's hot spring bathing culture took root. The beautiful properties in this book also illustrate the unique design sensibility for which Japan is so justly renowned. Indispensable tips on booking a Japanese ryokan that is right for you and reaching each property by train, bus and taxi are provided along with a detailed etiquette guide to staying at a ryokan and bathing in an onsen, as well as descriptions of the special features of each of the inns featured.
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Tokyo Tuttle Travel Pack

Author: Rob Goss

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 96

View: 166

The only guide you'll need for getting around Tokyo! Everything you need is in this one convenient Japan travel guide—including a large pull-out map! For travelers who want to experience everything Tokyo has to offer, look no further than Tokyo Tuttle Travel Pack. From strolling the winding alleys of the city's traditional neighborhoods to exploring its ultra-modern,neon-soaked streets, this comprehensive Tokyo guide delivers it all. Readers will learn where to enjoy the finest Japanese cuisine and cutting-edge contemporary art, centuries-old temples and gleaming modern architecture, and all of the other wonderful elements that make Tokyo the world's most mesmerizing city. If visitors want to leave behind the urban sprawl, travel writer Rob Goss points them toward the ancient seaside capital of Kamakura and the gilded mausoleums at Nikko. Ambitious hikers can climb Mount Fuji—or just enjoy it from a distance while soaking in one of the natural hot spring baths in nearby Hakone. Easy to use and easy to carry, this guidebook provides a useful pull-out map of Tokyo and is organized into four simple chapters: Tokyo's Best Sights highlights thirteen not-to-be-missed experiences Exploring Tokyo guides readers to the top attractions in each district Author's Recommendations details the best hotels and restaurants, night spots, kid-friendly activities, shopping areas, and more Travel Facts provides essential information from useful Japanese phrases to money, transports, visas, and much more.