Where the Locals Go

Where the Locals Go

More Than 300 Places Around the World to Eat, Play, Shop, Celebrate, and Relax

Book - 2014
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For many, the joy of travel is often an authentic, immersive experience of the local culture. Here, National Geographic's insider tips offer a unique look at the places and activities around the world that captivate the residents--from regional festivals, undiscovered local restaurants, and lesser-known art galleries, to quiet places to sit and watch another world stroll by. A bonus chapter features in-depth experiences in the top 15 greatest cities. This book goes beyond Internet basics to ensure rewarding and memorable travel for those who crave a deeper understanding of a country and its people. When in Rome, they say, do as the Romans do. Discover the soul of a place through a chance encounter, a kind word, or an unparalleled tip from a local.

In Where the Locals Go, you'll find hundreds of authentic, beautifully photographed travel experiences, complemented with nuggets of entertaining and insightful text informed by locals. Now, you, too, can join the locals in Venice on their evening passeggiata; mingle with the crowds at sunset on Juhu Beach in Mumbai; sample some of France's best cheeses in the Alpine town of
Annecy; and walk the ancient peak-to-peak pilgrimage on Japan's Kunisaki Peninsula. This book will inspire you to make your next trip a truly authentic travel experience.

Baker & Taylor
For many, the joy of travel is often an authentic, immersive experience of the local culture. Here, National Geographic's insider tips offer a unique look at the places and activities around the world that captivate the residents--from regional festivals, undiscovered local restaurants, and lesser-known art galleries, to quiet places to sit and watch another world stroll by. A bonus chapter features in-depth experiences in the top 15 greatest cities. This book goes beyond Internet basics to ensure rewarding and memorable travel for those who crave a deeper understanding of a country and its people. When in Rome, they say, do as the Romans do. Discover the soul of a place through a chance encounter, a kind word, or an unparalleled tip from a local. In Where the Locals Go, you'll find hundreds of authentic, beautifully photographed travel experiences, complemented with nuggets of entertaining and insightful text informed by locals. Now, you, too, can join the locals in Venice on their evening passeggiata; mingle with the crowds at sunset on Juhu Beach in Mumbai; sample some of France's best cheeses in the Alpine town of Annecy; and walk the ancient peak-to-peak pilgrimage on Japan's Kunisaki Peninsula. This book will inspire you to make your next trip a truly authentic travel experience.

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Compiled by National Geographic and edited by Bellows, this insider's guide to where to shop, eat, play, relax and more offers suggestions for likely stops and hotspots around the world. These are the places locals go, the little neighborhood secrets, those places tours would typically miss. It also describes local culture and customs, local specialties, and includes numerous photographs. The guide also offers a chapter with detailed travel tips in 15 cities. Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

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Offering a unique look at the places and activities around the world that are enjoyed by locals, shows readers how to immerse themselves in the local culture no matter where they are for a more rewarding and memorable experience.
Offering a unique look at the places and activities around the world that are enjoyed by locals, this must-have travel resource shows readers how to immerse themselves in the local culture no matter where they are for a more rewarding and memorable experience. Original.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2014
ISBN: 9781426211942
1426211945
Branch Call Number: 910.202 Whe
Characteristics: 287 p. : col. ill
Additional Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

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debwalker Apr 11, 2014

Once you've covered off the tourist highlights, some great ideas for going off the beaten track and hanging with the locals.

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