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Rough Guides (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,514 works in 2,985 publications in 1 language and 92,347 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Handbooks and manuals  Biography‡vDictionaries  Maps  Reference works  Directories  History 
Roles: Author, Publisher, Editor, 475, Cartographer
Classifications: F1754.7, 917.2910464
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Most widely held works by Rough Guides (Firm)
The rough guide to the iPad by Peter Buckley( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in an enjoyably fresh and accessible way. (The Rough Guide to iPods, iTunes & music online) The Independent
Make the most of your time on Earth : the rough guide to the world( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideal for both the seasoned traveler and armchair dreamer, this Rough Guide recommends 1,000 travel, art and architectural, hiking or sports, festival, eating, hiking, musical, shopping, and nature-related experiences and suggests road and train trips around the world, arranged geographically. The experiences vary from trekking to the source of the Ganges to platypus-watching in Australia. Some sections include recommended reading and/or films to learn more about the culture, geography, and history of these travel destinations
The Rough guide to China by David Leffman( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sheer breadth of what you can experience in China and the speed of its transformation make it a destination impossible to ignore and essential to visit. From sophisticated cities such as Shanghai, to the famed Terracotta Army or the mighty Yangzi River, this is a country that thrills and beguiles
The Rough Guide to film by Jessica Winter( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arranged by director it covers the top moguls, mavericks and studio stalwarts of every era, genre and region. Reviews of thousands of the greatest movies ever made, profiles of over eight hundred directors and more
The rough guide to Scotland by Rob Humphreys( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rough Guide to Scotland is the ultimate travel guide to this beguiling and beautiful country. It will guide you through Scotland with reliable information and detailed coverage of all of Scotland's attractions, from the world-class cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow to its many idyllic islands. This fully updated guidebook features detailed practical advice on what to see and do and how to get around, plus up-to-date reviews of the best hotels, B & Bs, shops, and restaurants. Whether you're looking for traditional village pubs or want to go puffin-spotting on Shetland, The Rough Guide to Scotland has you covered. Accurate maps and comprehensive practical information help you get under the skin of Scotland, while stunning photography and a full-color introduction make this your ultimate traveling companion. Make the most of your time on earth with The Rough Guide to Scotland
Ultimate adventures : a rough guide to adventure travel : [the world's best outdoor travel experiences] by Greg Witt( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Ultimate Adventures: A Rough Guide to Adventure Travel features adventures for all travelers, including "soft" experiences for those testing their bravery levels and extreme adventures for adrenalin junkies, each rated by physical, psychological, skill and wow factor! Whether your appetite for adrenalin takes you to arctic freezes, ocean depths or sweltering deserts, this book will tell you the how, why and when to plan your ultimate adventure. Experienced tour leader and trekker extraordinaire, Greg Witt brings cultural sensitivity and humor, as well as concise practical information. The guide is packed with maps & safety advice and includes information on all the best local guides. Make the most of your time on Earth with this spectacular foray into world adventures
The rough guide to Costa Rica by Jean McNeil( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive travel guide to Costa Rica, with maps and information on accommodations and restaurants, shopping and entertainment, and interesting tourist sites
The rough guide to New Zealand by Laura Harper( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Expert advice, full coverage, easy to use"--Cover
The rough guide to Sicily by Robert Andrews( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new-look Rough Guide to Sicily - now in full colour throughout - is the ultimate travel guide to the Mediterranean's most captivating island. You can discover the highlights of Sicily through stunning photography, colour coded street maps, and detailed listings of hotels, B & Bs, campsites, restaurants, cafes and bars. You can climb the active volcanoes of Etna, Stromboli and Vulcano; laze on unspoilt beaches; dive the waters of Ustica and the Aeolian islands; see the ancient Greek temples of Agrigento, Segesta and Selinunte, and the world's first bikinis at the Roman Villa of Piazza Armerina. Sample the streetfood of Palermo, the markets of Catania and the island city of Siracusa, and follow in the footsteps of TV detective Montalbano, to the glorious Baroque towns of the Val di Noto. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Sicily
The rough guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands by Rob Humphreys( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The rough guide to Canada by Tim Jepson( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Rough Guide to Canada" is the ultimate guide to this vast and varied land. Now in full colour throughout, this travel guide features clear maps, suggested itineraries and regional highlights. With plenty of recommendations for hotels, restaurants, cafes and bars, from Toronto and Montreal to Vancouver, and from the east coast to the far north, you'll discover all the best this country has to offer. The guide is packed full of practical advice on exploring Canada's great outdoors, from hiking or skiing in the Rockies to canoeing through British Columbia's lakes, and from whale watching to looking out for grizzly bears. Whether you're camping in one of the many beautiful national parks, heli-skiing in the mountains or going in search of the northern lights, this book will give you all the practical advice you need for an amazing adventure. Make the most of your time with "The Rough Guide to Canada"
The rough guide to India by David Abram( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travel guide to India
The rough guide to the Philippines by David Dalton( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new-look Rough Guide to the Philippines - now in full colour throughout - is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world's most exciting countries. Discover its dazzling beaches, rice terraces and jaw-dropping marine life with stunning photography, colour maps and more listings and information than ever before. You'll find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in Manila - from museums and art galleries to the place to eat halo-halo and adobo - as well as up-to-date descriptions of all the best attractions, dive sites, beaches, mountains, festivals, hotels, bars, clubs, shops and restaurants throughout the archipelago. Make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to the Philippines
The rough guide to Florida by Sarah Hull( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information for traveling in Forida, including travel tips, recommended accommodations, restaurants, shopping, cultural events, historic sites, and natural landscapes
The rough guide to Australia by Melanie Ball( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rough Guide to Australia is the indispensable travel companion to this vast, stunning, totally unique destination. Whether you're making a bee-line for the beaches, stepping out on a wine tour, heading-off on an Outback adventure or packing it all into one trip of a lifetime, The Rough Guide to Australia has everything you'll ever need on where to go and how to get there. This guide is packed with practical information on once-in-a-life-time experiences: spotting crocs in Kakadu National Park, following the Ocean Road along Victoria's spectacularly rugged coast, shooting the rapids of Tasmania's Franklin River and hiking Carnavon Gorge to gaze at ancient Aboriginal art. Our dedicated authors have scoured the country finding you the best spots to catch a band in Melbourne, view contemporary art in Sydney and savour seafood in Perth, and of course they've listed great places to stay for every budget, loads of shopping, and where to find the wildest parties. Plus there's clear mapping and loads of background information on wildlife, history, music, festivals and Aboriginal culture. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Australia
The rough guide to Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei by David Leffman( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The full-colour Rough Guide to Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei is the ultimate guide to these three exciting Southeast Asian destinations, covering all their attractions, from amazing national parks and historic temples to gorgeous beaches and islands. This new, fully updated edition features redrawn maps, evocative photography and all-new author itineraries that take in both big sights and less visited spots. Revamped sections on Penang and Singapore offer more detail on cultural sights, new museums and budget accommodation; there's improved coverage of Sarawak's most popular national parks, Mulu and Bako; while old favourites like Mount Kinabalu and the Perhentian Islands get have been thoroughly revised. There's also plenty of practical information on topics like budget flights, river transport, etiquette and the excellent local cuisines to help you get the best out of your trip, whatever your budget
The rough guide to Spain by Simon Baskett( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With 30 years experience and our trademark 'tell it like it is' writing style, this guide cover all the basics with practical, on-the-ground details, full-colour throughout, as well as unmissable alternatives to the usual must-see sights in Spain
The rough guide to Norway by Phil Lee( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A budget guide to traveling in Norway that discusses the history of the country, transportation, money, and other topics; and provides information on accommodations, dining, nightlife, and major attractions
The rough guide to Sweden by James Proctor( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travel guidebook to Sweden. Recommends accommodations, restaurants and attractions for various budgets
Cuba by Christopher P Baker( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated travel guide to Cuba with full-color photographs, detailed maps, and information on accommodations and restaurants, walking and driving tours, history and culture, and tourist sites
 
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Make the most of your time on Earth : the rough guide to the worldThe Rough guide to ChinaThe Rough Guide to filmThe rough guide to ScotlandUltimate adventures : a rough guide to adventure travel : [the world's best outdoor travel experiences]The rough guide to Costa RicaThe rough guide to New ZealandThe rough guide to Sicily