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Rough Guides (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,895 works in 3,564 publications in 1 language and 89,341 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Handbooks and manuals  Biography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Maps  Reference works  History 
Roles: Publisher, Editor, Cartographer, 475
Classifications: G153.4, 910.202
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Most widely held works by Rough Guides (Firm)
Make the most of your time on earth : a Rough guide to the world( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 961 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 )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 715 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 the iPad by Peter Buckley( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in an enjoyably fresh and accessible way. (The Rough Guide to iPods, iTunes & music online) The Independent
The rough guide to England by Jules Brown( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the definitive guide to this fascinating country with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions in England. Discover England's highlights with stunning photography and information on everything from how best to explore England's beautiful countryside to the country's rich collection of castles, cathedrals and prehistoric remains, with plenty of offbeat attractions along the way
The Rough Guide to film by Jessica Winter( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 607 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 Spain by Simon Baskett( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and held by 588 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 Australia by Melanie Ball( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rough Guide to Australia is your indispensable guide to one of the most unmissable countries on earth. It is packed with practical information on once-in-a-lifetime experiences in Oz, from sunrise walks around Uluru to viewing Kangaroo Island's wild seals, sea lions, kangaroos, and koalas; from bush-camping safaris in UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park to exhilarating helicopter flights down the dramatic gorges of Aboriginal-owned Nitmiluk National Park. Written by a team of widely-traveled, dedicated authors, this Rough Guide will help you discover the best hotels, restaurants, cafes, shops, and festivals around Australia and Sydney, whatever your budget. You'll also find expert background information on Australia's history, wildlife, cinema, and Aboriginal culture, and the clearest maps of any guide
The rough guide to Sicily by Robert Andrews( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 567 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 Norway by Phil Lee( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 554 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 Florida by Sarah Hull( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information for traveling in Forida, including travel tips, recommended accommodations, restaurants, shopping, cultural events, historic sites, and natural landscapes
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 534 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 Canada by Tim Jepson( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 534 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 the USA by Nick Edwards( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 517 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 Scottish Highlands & Islands by Rob Humphreys( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The rough guide to Iceland by David Leffman( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rough Guide to Iceland shows you the very best this country has to offer: from the party capital, Reykjavík, with its white nights and northern lights, to the newest volcanic hotspots at Holuhraun and Eyjafjallajökull. Come eye to eye with the giants of the deep on a whale watching tour, take a dip in the geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon, or hike to the isolated highland valley of Þórsmörk. This sixth edition of The Rough Guide to Iceland includes full-color photos to inspire your travels through this country of lavafields and bubbling mudpools, detailed maps to help you on your way and background on everything from smoked salmon to sagas
The rough guide to Kenya by Richard Trillo( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rough Guide to Kenya is the ultimate guide to East Africa''s best known destination. From the live music in Nairobi to the Turkana overland safaris, the 24-page, full-colour section introduces all of the country''s highlights. The guide includes details for all the best places to stay, eat and drink, to suit every budget, plus the new ''Author''s Picks'' feature to highlight the very best options. There is plenty of practical advice on getting the most out of Kenya, from the well-known safari parks to the little-known reserves. The guide looks at Kenya''s history, politics and culture and comes complete with maps and plans for every region
The rough guide to Sweden by James Proctor( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covering both popular sights and those less well-known, this guide introduces Sweden's highlights with reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink, plus 'authors' picks' to highlight the best options. It includes advice on exploring the scenery, including information on hiking, winter sports, and the national parks
The rough guide to Cuba by Fiona McAuslan( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 443 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 Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei by David Leffman( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 436 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 Greece by Lance Childton( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to visiting Greece that provides information on accommodations, restaurants, activities, festivals, shopping, and sites; and includes maps, trip planning advice, and notes on the history and culture of the country
 
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