Themenreihe 111 Places

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  • Maurizio Francesconi, Alessandro Martini 111 Places in Langhe, Roero and Monferrato That You Shouldn't Miss

    Travel Guide

    What it’s like to sit on a bench made for a 32 feet tall person? Why does cardoons have a hunchback? Where is one of the masterpieces of Bermejo, envied even by the Prado Museum? Which food is so precious to deserve an auction? Langhe, Roero and Monferrato, treasures of Piemonte region and of Humanity, have been included by Unesco on the World Heritage List for their wine landscape. Territories profoundly different from each other, which combine old farmer tradition to continuous research and innovation. Not only top quality production of wine and food, small villages and historical castles on top of the hills, caressed by fog and fertility, but also painters, writers and sport champions who became legends. An uncommon tour through 111 and more places, stories and secrets of one of most extraordinary and unknown area of Italy.

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    erscheint im November

  • Kathleen Becker 111 Places in Lisbon That You Shouldn't Miss

    Travel Guide

    Lisbon, Lisboa … the Portuguese capital stands for colourful tiles and architectural contrasts, the most sunshine hours in Europe and a very special light, for stockfish tascas and cafés, for traditional shops next to postmodern shopping centres. Lisbon is in fact the oldest city in western Europe: even the ancient Phoenicians knew they would always find safe harbour here. Today the city is booming again like no other time since the days of the great voyages of discovery. Foreign investors are buying into it, facades are being surrounded by scaffolding. The goldmine of tourism has created a new international flair, brought jobs and attracted film teams, scrubbing away at the morbid charm of urban decay. Lisbon’s lively cultural life now includes a young blossoming street art scene; it is a city with rather reserved, friendly people and an unflustered multicultural identity. With the help of this book, track down the Portuguese soul – and the famous saudade!

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    erscheint im November

  • Christoph Hein, Sabine Hein 111 Places in Singapore That You Shouldn't Miss

    Travel Guide

    Singapore – the world’s laboratory for a future society enthrals even the most seasoned of traveller with its diversity of cultures and cuisines. Here Chinese and Indians, Malays and delegates from all over the world live together in peace. The southeast Asian city-state is forever redefining itself, and only reveals its century-old secrets by degrees. Visitors marvel at its unique mixture of tradition and modernity. There are secrets and stories lurking under the shiny modern surface of the metropolis, just waiting to be discovered. This is the book that will lead you to these incredible places.

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    erscheint im Oktober

  • Catrin George Ponciano 111 Places along the Algarve That You Shouldn't Miss

    Travel Guide

    The Algarve is different. On the coast of the former Kingdom of the Algarve the wind blows stronger, the summer is hotter, the cabbages grow bigger, the fruit ripens quicker and the grilled Sardines taste better than anywhere else in the country. The people are enthrallingly candid, sometimes defiantly stubborn or plaintively silent, but mostly they like to laugh out loud, and are nevertheless entirely conscious of tradition. A trip to the Algarve will take you to a different time zone, away from the constant bustle of middle-Europe to a calmness, typical for the Algarve, that is hard to resist. Inland the clock ticks differently again, and your curiosity for the country and its people will grow with every kilometre. This book will lead you to 111 incredible places off the beaten track.

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    erscheint im Oktober

  • Ed Lefkowicz, John Major 111 Places in Brooklyn That You Must Not Miss

    Travel Guide

    It doesn’t take a passport to visit Brooklyn, as some Manhattanites might lead you to believe. Still, Brooklyn can feel a world away. And that’s precisely what locals loveabout it. It’s independent. Fiercely headstrong about maintaining its individuality. Tolerant of the different, the foreign, the weird. But what outsiders might be surprised to learn is that Brooklyn is less an undifferentiated mass than a collection of neighborhoods, each with its own distinctive character and history. From Bay Ridge, Bed-Stuy and Bergen Beach to Weeksville, Williamsburg and Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn is a patchwork quilt of communities stitched together with mismatched threads from nearly everywhere in
    the world. Celebrating its in-your-face diversity, but continuallychurning those differences into something fresh and unique, Brooklyn embodies a hip and cool version of the American experiment. E pluribus unum– from many comes one. Here are 111 places to start your explorations.

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    erscheint im Oktober

  • Ed Lefkowicz, Wendy Lubovich 111 Museums in New York That You Must Not Miss

    Travel Guide

    New Yorkers love their museums. It’s an obsession. From Gauguin to gangsters, finance to food, New York City has the richest museum culture in the world. Only here, can a former run down tenement, be transformed to one of the most beloved museums in the city. And for New Yorkers, simply finding the best museums is an urban sport itself; a personal quest to seek out the cool, the curious and the uncanny. Consider this book your little cheat sheet. A treasure guide to the secret corners of the iconic museums, a field guide to the little museums you never dreamed existed. Dive in. Press pause from the world and discover a curated reality. We learn, we grow, we are amused and inspired. And when we leave, we feel a little more connected to the city around us, and to ourselves. And that’s what being a New Yorker is all about.

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  • Supriya Sehgal 111 Places in Rajasthan That You Must Not Miss

    Englische Originalausgabe

    The forbidding landscape of insipid browns and impregnable fortresses is often the most prevalent image visitors take away from the desert state of Rajasthan. But while these breathtaking palaces are the enduring legacy of the Rajput royals, the real soul of Rajasthan is best glimpsed off the beaten path, where amusing stories, eccentric traditions, unusual encounters, and elusive relics await your discovery. 111 Places in Rajasthan leads you beyond the veil of famous legends, monuments, shopping destinations, and culinary pleasures, to the state’s most unexpected and often outlandish locales. Watch wild deer roam the homes of tribal groups; make an offering of whiskey at a motorcycle shrine; meet a tigon – a half lion, half tiger; or become the subject of a comedic roast by an expletive-ridden folk theatre troupe. Explore the hidden treasures of Jaipur, Jodhpur, and Udaipur, and experience what makes Rajasthan one of the most exotic and exciting regions in the world.

     

    Eine raue Landschaft und unüberwindbare Festungen – so sehen viele Besucher Rajasthan. Mit diesem Buch blicken Sie in die wahre Seele dieser Gegend. Entdecken Sie amüsante Geschichten, außergewöhnliche Rituale und kulinarische Genüsse fernab der Touristenpfade. Beobachten Sie wilde Rehe, die Häuser durchstreifen, opfern Sie Whiskey an einem Motorrad-Schrein und treffen Sie das Fabelwesen Tigon – halb Löwe, halb Tiger. Dieses Buch lüftet den Schleier, der die Legenden, Denkmäler und Schauplätze des Landes umhüllt. Lernen Sie Jaipur, Jodhpur und Udaipur neu kennen und erleben Sie, was den Wüstenstaat zu einer der exotischsten und spannendsten Regionen der Welt macht.

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  • Alexia Amvrazi, Diana Farr Louis, Diane Shugart 111 Places in Athens That You Shouldn't Miss

    Travel Guide

    Athens can be noisy and crowded and confusing, but it’s spontaneous and always surprising. A cable ride up Lykavittos rewards with an incredible panorama but veer off the track to discover the hill’s secret links to Parnitha. The beauty of Kaisariani Monastery’s architecture is matched by the ‘organised wilderness’ of its incredible gardens. Ancient relics, great and small, mirror a glorious past that remains an example to the world, but they are only the start of what’s great about Athens today. There are the mountains that surround it, busy with climbers, runners and picnic-lovers during the weekends. The ubiquitous graffiti, some admirable, some abhorrent, that reveal what’s bugging the Athenians’ psyche. Bars, cafés and restaurants thronged with broke Greeks who refuse to stay inside. Stores where you can find vendors as venerable as their antiques and others that are up to date with the edgiest demands. And many surprising, sometimes downright dark, dank and mysterious pockets. Athens is changing day by day. This book will take you to places that are beyond touristy or trendy; whether hundreds of years old or contemporary, their tales are timeless.

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  • Clare Davenport, Elizabeth Lenell Davies, Anita Mai Genua 111 Places in Toronto That You Must Not Miss

    Toronto has been described as a city within a green space. Hike inner city trails along the many ravines. Ride in a canoe or skate along the water’s edges. Take the longest streetcar ride in North America through flourishing neighbourhoods, full of hidden gems to discover. Find the small artisanal ice creameries, wander the graffiti alleys, or make music at a karaoke cocktail lounge. Explore the allure of the 6ix, with 111 Places in Toronto That You Must Not Miss.

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  • Alexandra Loske 111 Places In Brighton And Lewes That You Shouldn't Miss

    Brighton has transformed itself several times since the middle ages and is today together with it surroundings, culturally one of the most exciting places in Britain, boasting an impressive coast lined with chalk cliffs and the rolling South Downs as a backdrop. Just 10 kilometres east of Brighton is the picturesque county town of Lewes, with a stunning array of historic buildings.The people of Lewes are known for their revolutionary spirit, and host the biggest bonfire celebrations in the country every year on 5 November.

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  • Fabrizio Ardito 111 Places in Malta That You Shouldn't Miss

    With its picturesque villages and ports, sandy and rocky beaches, and its impressive ancient buildings, Malta offers a wonderful variety of experiences in deceivingly small spaces.

    The main island of the Maltese archipelago, Malta the economic and administrative hub of the island group. It is known for its crystal clear seas and hours and hours of sunshine. Its 7,000-year history of shifting between East and West has made Malta a very unique nation in the Mediterranean.
    Whether you are a visitor or a long-time resident, 111 Places in Malta That You Shouldn’t Miss will take you exploring through Malta's historic secrets and little known nooks.

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  • Leonie Friedrich, Benjamin Haas 111 Places in Buenos Aires That You Must Not miss

    For centuries a great variety of immigrants and visitors have come to the Río de la Plata, making it one of the most diverse and contradictory cities in the world. Dictatorship and protest, wealth and crisis, street art and opera, shopping malls and autonomous groups: the capital of Argentina is a never-ending journey of historical and cultural discovery, much more than tango, football and beefsteak. A floating supermarket, a secret tunnel, a monument to Red Riding Hood and an emerging vegan subculture – Buenos Aires will surprise you 111 times over in this book.

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  • Tom Shields, Gillian Tait 111 Places Glasgow That You Shouldn't Miss

    Glasgow was once known as the Second City of the British Empire – the powerhouse of the industrial revolution, a great port and merchant city whose architectural and cultural magnificence hid a darker side of urban poverty and squalor. Today the heavy industry is long gone, and 21st-century Glasgow is comfortable in its role as a smaller, cleaner, greener city, a vibrant and stylish centre for the arts and learning, now even more friendly and culturally diverse.

    With a wealth of insider’s local knowledge and engaging anecdotes, 111 Places in Glasgow that you Shouldn’t Miss will guide you round a huge variety of intriguing sights, unique venues and surprising corners of this great city, helping you understand how the people made Glasgow and how Glasgow made its people.
     

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  • Beate C. Kirchner 111 Places in Rio de Janeiro That You Must Not Miss

    Cidade maravilhosa – a wonderful city. This is the world’s dream of the metropolis by the Sugarloaf Mountain. Truly, its location on Guanabara Bay is breathtaking, the joie de vivre of its people, the Cariocas, infectious, its enthusiasm for football legendary. This book takes you to 111 places that the locals love and find special. Meet an artist who paints like van Gogh and is passionate about showing visitors around his district. Go up to a little church at the summit of the city’s first favela, where a charming woman from northern Brazil keeps watch. See how 200,000 believers honour St George at four o’clock in the morning. Discover the strange, surprising and enchanting aspects of the world’s most beautiful city.

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  • Andréa Seiger 111 Places in Washington D.C. That You Must Not Miss

    Whether one is a visitor or a long-time resident, go on a scavenger hunt through this beautiful, interesting, and lavishly landscaped city. Explore all four quadrants, into the neighborhoods and beyond the monuments in search of unusual venues, artifacts and art, such as Einstein’s surround-sound; the pantry and kitchen of a great estate; gifts to the people of the United States and monuments to great musicians. Discoveries may be hidden or even in plain sight. There are treasures everywhere.

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  • Angelika Baumgartner, Andrea Livnat 111 Places in Tel Aviv That You Shouldn't Miss

    Tel Aviv is known for two things above all: its Bauhaus architecture and its nightlife. Both are wonderful, but represent only a small part of this many-faceted city. Often called the Big Orange, for many people this white city on the sea is a synonym for innovation and diversity, but in many ways it is astonishingly provincial, orderly and family-friendly. Tel Aviv has few classic sights to see. If you want to get to know the city really well, you simply have to walk its streets. 111 Places in Tel Aviv That You Should Not Miss shows you the way.

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  • Rüdiger Liedtke, Kay Walter 111 Places in Brussels That You Shouldn't Miss

    Brussels is a place that makes things happen, in every way. It is a melting-pot of nations, a multicultural city with an eventful history, full of contradictions and friction. It is the political headquarters of Europe. It was marked by the Middle Ages, and is a city of Art Nouveau. It is the world capital of the comic, a site of unique chocolateries, and famous for having the best french fries. Brussels stands for opulent restaurants and unbelievable bars with well over 100 kinds of beer. Brussels is a city filled with secrets, hidden treasures and many exciting surprises. 111 times over.

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  • Kai Oidtmann 111 Places in Iceland That You Shouldn't Miss

    Iceland’s specialties are its contrasts. The capital of Reykjavík offers urban life with an unbelievable cultural variety, yet you can find yourself in total isolation in the barren lava landscapes of the island. Fire and ice have not only shaped the unmistakable face of Iceland, they have also produced a special kind of people. Regardless of volcanic eruptions, a financial crisis, or long winters, Icelanders love their country. So will you once you are on the trail of the Lagerfljot Worm Monster, dance through Reykjavík's long party nights, or bump into a solar-powered Coke machine in the middle of the East Fjords. In this entertaining and informative book, Kai Oidtmann leads you to places that cannot be found in other guides. He shares his extensive insider knowledge and presents a picture of Iceland so charming that you will want to buy your plane ticket immediately.

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  • Thomas Fuchs 111 Places in Amsterdam That You Shouldn't Miss

    Amsterdam, sometimes called the “biggest small town in the world,” is a city with many different facets. It is the entertainment district of the Western world, a vibrant center for international trade, and a venue for people and cultures from around the world to come together. Amsterdam is persistently traditional, and yet the city reinvents itself over and over again. You will find fine boutiques and avant-garde fashion trends, landmarked houses and houseboats that bob up and down on the canals, and legendary music clubs and quaint pubs. In this discovery guide, Amsterdam insider Thomas Fuchs presents 111 exciting places that will delight visitors and surprise local residents. If you want to see how Amsterdam really ticks, this guidebook is for you.

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  • Richard Anderson, Michael Glover 111 Places in Sheffield That You Shouldn't Miss

    Sheffield is yet to be discovered. Were you aware that football's first professional rule book was written in Sheffield, and that it is home to the oldest ground in professional use? Did you know that climbers the world over come to Stanage Edge for the challenges offered by one of the world's most fearsome millstone grit escarpments? Did you know that the Arctic Monkeys grew up in Sheffield, and that you can see the room at Yellow Arch Studios where they rehearsed as schoolboys and cut their first album? Did you know that the steepest hill in the entire 2012 Tour de France is in Sheffield? Did you know that Sheffield's craft breweries produce some of the finest beers in the world? Did you know that you can walk out of the centre of Sheffield, through parkland, and directly into open countryside? You need this book fast then, don't you, you soft 'aporth!

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  • Elisabeth Larsen 111 Places in The Twin Cities That You Must Not Miss

    When most people think of Minneapolis and St. Paul, they think of frigid winters and thousands of lakes. So most people who come explore the Twin Cities are surprised because the truth is that this metropolis is where history, the arts, and world cultures combine to create a dynamic community that is constantly reinventing itself. Bonded by the Mississippi River and studded with lakes, creeks, and waterfalls, this Midwestern destination is a place where nature meets the city with a flair unmatched by any other urban areas in the United States.

    The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are packed with secrets and adventures. Visit the sites of St. Paul’s nefarious mobster past or paddleboard down a hidden canal that looks like a Monet landscape. Take in a show at the Minneapolis theater where Prince played his first solo gig, ski on a lake decorated with ice luminaries, and sample lefse and lingonberries in a Norwegian market. Discover 111 places in the Twin Cities that will amaze and delight you, whether it’s your first visit or fifteenth, or you are a native daughter or son who is lucky to call this land of sky blue waters your home.
     

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