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Rough Guides (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,491 works in 2,887 publications in 1 language and 91,401 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Handbooks and manuals  Biography‡vDictionaries  Reference works  History 
Roles: Author, Publisher, Editor, 475, Cartographer
Classifications: G153.4, 914.110486
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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 739 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 )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 640 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 film by Jessica Winter( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 559 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 551 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 510 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 496 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 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Expert advice, full coverage, easy to use"--Cover
The Rough guide to China by David Leffman( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 475 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 Scottish Highlands & Islands by Rob Humphreys( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travel guidebook to the Scottish Highlands and Islands. Recommends accommodations, restaurants and attractions for various budgets
The rough guide to Sicily by Robert Andrews( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to traveling in Sicily, providing an introduction to the region, suggestions on when to visit and what not to miss, a look at Sicily's history, the Mafia, the island's Baroque architecture, and food and wine, and descriptions of restaurants, places to stay, entertainment venues, notable sites, and other attractions in nine areas of Sicily
The rough guide to London by Rob Humphreys( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a comprehensive guide to London for the independent-minded traveller. It covers the main tourist attractions, and also looks at the real London and outlying areas of interest
The rough guide to Kenya by Richard Trillo( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rough Guide to Kenya is the essential travel guide to East Africa's biggest travel destination. The Rough Guide to Kenya is the ultimate companion for coping with cosmopolitan Nairobi; trekking through the northern deserts; going on safari in Samburu, Amboseli or Tsavo national parks and crossing the Great Rift Valley in a four-wheel-drive, inspired by dozens of colour photos. The guide unearths the best safaris, sites, hotels, lodges, camps, restaurants, and nightlife across every price range and offers experienced advice on everything from diving the coral reef to visiting Swahili ruins
The rough guide to Canada by Tim Jepson( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 392 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 Cuba by Fiona McAuslan( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Providing coverage of Cuba's major urban centres, this guide presents accounts of destinations both on and off the beaten track and how to get there. Tips on Cuban slang, local customs and advice from a tourist perspective are also included
The rough guide to India by David Abram( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides advice on planning a trip to India, presents descriptions of the highlights in each part of the country, and offers information about restaurants, nightspots, shops, and lodging
The rough guide to the Philippines by David Dalton( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 378 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 372 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 Spain by Simon Baskett( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 349 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 Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei by David Leffman( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 339 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 either edition features redrawn and comprehensively updated maps, evocative photography and itineraries that take in both big sights and less visited spots. There's more detail on museums and galleries in Penang and Singapore and revamped coverage of trekking - including more on the Kelabit Highlands, a popular remote area in Sarawak. There's also plenty of practical information, from budget flights to boutique accommodation, and insider insights on the huge variety of excellent local cuisines the region has to offer. The Rough Guide to Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei will help you get the best out of your trip, whatever your budget
The rough guide to Turkey by Marc S Dubin( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a comprehensive travel guide to Turkey and provides information on accommodations and restaurants, nightlife, ancient sites and tourist attractions, as well as coverage of volunteer opportunities and detailed maps
 
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Make the most of your time on Earth : the rough guide to the worldThe 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 ChinaThe rough guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands