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Rough Guides (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,579 works in 3,107 publications in 1 language and 91,584 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Handbooks and manuals  Biography‡vDictionaries  Maps  Reference works  History 
Roles: Publisher, Editor, 475, Cartographer
Classifications: G153.4, 910.202
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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 689 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 644 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 546 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 Costa Rica by Jean McNeil( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 529 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 China by David Leffman( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide to China enables you to explore the sights and attractions of the country, offers advice on where to stay and eat, and comments on China's history, politics, environment, and people
The rough guide to Scotland by Rob Humphreys( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traveler's guide to Scotland, providing maps and detailed information on cities, accommodations, dining, shopping, sights, and landmarks, featuring tips to cross-country ski through the Cairngorm mountains, and including a list of thirty things "not to miss."
Ultimate adventures : a rough guide to adventure travel : [the world's best outdoor travel experiences] by Greg Witt( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 485 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 New Zealand by Laura Harper( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Rough Guide to New Zealand is the definitive guide to the world's adventure capital. Now in full-colour throughout, it contains dozens of tempting colour photos illustrating the country's iconic landmarks and its stupendously diverse scenery. Detailed accounts of every attraction along with crystal-clear maps and plans will show you the very best New Zealand has to offer: from white-sand beaches and vast kauri trees in the north to the hairline fiords and penguin colonies in the south. With expert guidance you won't put a foot wrong when experiencing Maori culture or simply striking out on multi-day hikes. At every point this guide steers you to little-known sights such as secluded hot pools or Wellington's best cafés. Insider tips, planning itineraries and author picks give you the inside scoop on the best accommodation across every price range, how to track down Marlborough's tastiest Sauvignon blancs and where the most delectable Maori hangi can be found
The rough guide to the Philippines by David Dalton( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information for traveling in the Philippines, including travel tips, recommended accommodations, historic sites, and annual events
The rough guide to Sicily by Robert Andrews( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 441 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 Australia by Melanie Ball( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to visiting Australia, providing information on the history, people, plants and animals, and culture of the country, reviewing the attractions of various cities and regions, with restaurant and hotel listings, and including practical travel tips
The rough guide to Canada by Tim Jepson( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 398 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 Scottish Highlands & Islands by Rob Humphreys( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travel guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands. It includes reviews of all the best accommodation and home-grown, fresh eating options for all budgets will all ensure that you maximize your time in this, the most part of Scotland
The rough guide to Florida by Sarah Hull( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 381 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 the USA by Nick Edwards( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rough Guide to the USA is your authoritative state-by-state guidebook to this vast and fascinating country, whether you want to visit Mardi Gras in New Orleans, travel through New England in the fall, play on the Las Vegas Strip, or hike in Yellowstone National Park. This fully updated guidebook is packed with useful tips and detailed practical advice for great places to eat, drink, and stay, as well as local festivals and outdoor adventures to try. Clear and accurate maps for every region, state, and major city provide the information you need to plan your trip. Experienced Rough Guides authors delve into history and regional culture, include their top "Things Not to Miss," and reveal expert advice on a wide range of activities, from touring Louisiana's Cajun country to experiencing New York City's nightlife
The rough guide to Norway by Phil Lee( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 376 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 London by Rob Humphreys( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 361 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 Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei by David Leffman( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 347 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 )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rough Guide to Spain is the definitive guide to this captivating country, with in-depth coverage of everything from its classic cities to hidden island beaches. The introduction will help you choose where to go and what to see, inspired by dozens of stunning photos. The Things Not To Miss section runs through all the must-sees, while the Itineraries guide you around the country's highlights. Navigation through the book and on the ground is aided by clear color maps with every chapter. Each map is keyed with all the accommodation, eating and drinking options, nightlife venues and shops that are reviewed in detail in the Listings chapters. With stunning photography to inspire you and clear maps to steer you, The Rough Guide to Spain will ensure you discover the best of Spain, whether it's ticking off Gaudí's stunning architectural masterpieces in Barcelona, hiking in the magnificent Picos de Europa, admiring Granada's splendid Alhambra, or taking part in one of the country's fabulously vibrant fiestas. Insider reviews reveal the best places to eat, sleep and party with something for every budget, whether you want to stay in a majestic parador, sip sherry in Jerez, bar-hop in Madrid or nab a table at one of Catalunya's hottest restaurants. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Spain
The rough guide to Sweden by James Proctor( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let -- Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to SwedenNow available in ePub format
 
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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 Costa RicaThe Rough guide to ChinaThe rough guide to ScotlandUltimate adventures : a rough guide to adventure travel : [the world's best outdoor travel experiences]The rough guide to New ZealandThe rough guide to the Philippines