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Scenic Driving New York: Including the Adirondacks, the Catskills, and the Finger Lakes

Randi Minetor - Globe Pequot; 2nd edition
Format: Paperback

To enjoy all that New York state roadways have to offer, jump in the car and drive to sweeping lake or ocean views, lush vineyard landscapes, or breathtaking mountain vistas. Featuring more than 1,900 miles of scenic routes and byways, this indispensable highway companion maps out unforgettable...
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Rick Steves Belgium: Bruges, Brussels, Antwerp & Ghent

Rick Steves - Avalon Travel, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2015. 2014
Format: Print book

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Belgium.With this guide, you'll ride bikes over cobblestone streets and embark on cruises through charming canals. Stop and smell the tulips as you hike past whirring windmills. Visit the ultramodern...
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Time to Take Flight: The Savvy Woman's Guide to Safe Solo Travel

Jayne Seagrave - TouchWood Editions
Format: Print book

Take it from a friend who knows: "travel is not scary or difficult for the mature single woman. Confidence and planning are the keys."Rome, Chicago, London, Vienna, Berlin . . . best-selling author and entrepreneur Jayne Seagrave has traveled there, and she's done it solo....
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Around the world in 50 years : my adventure to every country on earth

Albert Podell - Thomas Dunne Books, 2015.
Format: Print book

"This is the inspiring story of an ordinary guy who achieved two great goals that others had told him were impossible - first by setting a record for the longest automobile journey ever made around the world -- in the course of which he blasted his way out of minefields, survived a breakdown...
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My Holiday in North Korea: The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth

Wendy E. Simmons - Rosettabooks
Format: Print book

Most people want out of North Korea. Wendy Simmons wanted in.In My Holiday in North Korea: The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth, Wendy shares a glimpse of North Korea as it's never been seen before. Even though it's the scariest place on Earth, somehow Wendy forgot to check her sense...
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200 Waterfalls in Central and Western New York: A Finder's Guide

Rich Freeman - Burford Books
Format: Paperback

There are more waterfalls in central and western New York State than anywhere in the East. Some are well known, like Niagara and Taughannock Falls, others await your discovery around the bend of a trail. Now everyone can enjoy the magic of these waterfalls -- this guidebook leads the way....
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The Solo Travel Handbook

LONELY PLANET. - Lonely Planet
Format: Paperback

Don't let the idea of travelling alone stop you from living out your dreams. Packed with tips and advice for before and during your travels, The Solo Travel Handbook gives you the confidence and know-how to explore the world on your own, whether you're planning a once-in-a-lifetime...
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The New York Times: 36 Hours, Los Angeles & Beyond

Barbara Ireland - Taschen
Format: Print book

Pacific windsDestination Los AngelesLos Angeles, America's Pacific megacity, sparkles in the sunshine and hums with creativity. The art, food, and fashion scenes are abuzz, and you bump into Hollywood celebrities at the farmers' market. To get a handle on all this energy can be dizzying,...
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In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones

Nina Khrushcheva - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

In Putin's Footsteps is Nina Khrushcheva and Jeffrey Tayler's unique combination of travelogue, current affairs, and history, showing how Russia's dimensions have shaped its identity and culture through the decades.With exclusive insider status as Nikita Khrushchev's great grand-daughter,...
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