Guides for independent travellers, with a finger on the pulse of other cultures and a thirst for knowledge. Sources of complete and reliable information, based on solid research. Books that open up new and exciting destinations for travellers heading off the beaten track and willing to push their adventures beyond the usual limits... This is what Ulysses Travel Guides offer!
Ulysses Travel Guides offer a perfect balance of the pragmatic and enlightened aspects of travel. Each title includes countless recommendations for all budgets, complemented by a rich cultural perspective as well as detailed and accurate cartography.
Taking a purely practical approach, Ulysses Travel Guides are designed to be the most cultural how-to travel guides available, providing travellers with all the necessary information for planning a trip. They cover entire countries, large regions or important cities. Each accommodation, restaurant or café establishment has been carefully selected to ensure quality in every budget range. To help with planning your trip, each book offers detailed descriptions of attractions and tourist sites, both on and off the beaten track. More inquisitive readers will find overviews of history, politics, economy, geography and the arts, all providing a complete cultural context. Furthermore, Ulysses Travel Guides feature sections on outdoor activities, catering to an ever-increasing number of environmentally conscious travellers.
Country guides: 5" x 8" (13,5cm x 21cm)
City guides: 4" x 7" (10cm x 18cm)
The guides in this series detail several excursions, that take the outdoor traveller through unforgettable landscapes. Each guide focuses on one outdoor activity (hiking, bicycling, etc.) and provides practical information on specific trails categorized according to their level of difficulty. Though the guides are small and practical, they are full of detailed maps. An essential part of a well-planned trip, these books will guide you through some memorable outdoor adventures.
5" x 7" (13cm x 18,5cm)
Spiral bound (wrap-around cover)
Ulysses Phrasebooks are the perfect tools for breaking through language barriers when travelling. These conversation guides are set in a handy pocket-book format and compile thousands of words and expressions used in everyday situations. Colour illustrations make it a breeze to find the right word at a glance. Pronunciation tips ensure that your first attempts at new words will be understood right away. A two-way index helps travellers both communicate and understand. Finally, a small grammar guide provides an introduction to foreign syntax.
4" x 5 1/2" (10cm x 14cm)
Each of these magnificent full-colour volumes is a panorama of each destination, inspiring daydreams of your first trip there... or your next one. Ideal for beginning to plan your vacation or as a beautiful souvenir, the Fabulous guides also make great gifts for a friend or for yourself. These guides include detailed texts on main topics of interest, to help you better understand the place; glorious colour photographs that will almost make you think you’re there; and numerous engrossing side notes with more in-depth information.
13 cm × 22.6 cm (5¼" × 9")
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Staying in a charming hotel, exploring the arts scene, getting away from it all with a farm holiday, discovering a tiny, wonderful restaurant, relaxing in a spa... all are part of the fine art of living. Ulysses has everything for the hedonist in you!
Canadian Destinations: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Ontario Atlantic Canada Quebec Saskatchewan
U.S. Destinations: Boston Chicago Honolulu (Hawaii) Las Vegas Los Angeles Miami New York Orlando Phoenix San Diego San Francisco
Caribbean Islands: Cuba Dominican Republic Havana (Cuba) Montego Bay (Jamaica) Nassau (Bahamas) San Juan (Puerto Rico)
Latin American Destinations: Buenos Aires (Argentina) Cancun (Mexico) Costa Rica Ecuador Mexico City Panama City (Panama)
European Destinations: Amsterdam (Netherlands) Barcelona (Spain) Lisbon (Portugal) London (England) Paris (France) Rome (Italy)
Asian Destinations: Bali (Indonesia) Bangkok (Thailand) Beijing (China) Delhi (India) Hong Kong Mumbai (India) Osaka (Japan) Tokyo (Japan)
Other Destinations: Casablanca (Morocco) Dubai (United Arab Emirates) Istanbul (Turkey) Sydney (Australia) Tunisia Auckland (New Zealand)
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