Winner of the Edward Stanford Travel Memoir of the Year 2020
How does a sushi bar explain a Japanese poem?
Why do Japanese couples plan matching outfits for their honeymoon?
Why are so many things in Japan the opposite of what we expect?
After thirty-two years in Japan, Pico Iyer knows the country as few others can. In A Beginner's Guide to Japan, he dashes from baseball games to love-hotels and from shopping malls to zen temple gardens to find fresh ways of illuminating his adopted home. P
HIT THE ROAD explores the top must-see travel stops for visitors intent on discovering all this extraordinary country has to offer, from wine estates, heritage sites, museums and art galleries to wildlife destinations such as private game reserves and national parks.
Detailed exploring map of the Garden Route; Coverage of the N2 from Riviersonderend to Port Elizabeth; Coverage of the Route 62 From Montagu to Jeffreys Bay; Information boxes on activities and places of interest.
Within the Frame (2009) received critical recognition for its humanity and practical teaching, and in this revision of his classic best-selling book, David duChemin encourages you to search for what matters to you and not give up until you convey it through your photography: "I'm chasing my vision, and you will chase yours in the places best suited to that. What's important is that you chase that vision intentionally and with passion, refusing to let it be anything but yours and yours alone."
Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series, features unusual places not found in traditional travel guides. Illustrated with 111 full-page colour photographs, this is an insider's guide to Cape Town.
This book not only focuses only on the major tourist attractions that are so familiar to South Africans, but rather delves into lesser known, more unusual activities. From hiking, mountain biking and wildlife and bird watching to fishing and beachcombing, this book has some new surprises.
The 'CultureShock!' series is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides for those travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting. Each title explains the customs, traditions, social and business etiquette in a lively and informative style.