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1000 Ultimate Experiences (Lonely Planet 1000 Ultimates)

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Want to know where to discover a spectacular tropical paradise? How about journeying to the world's greatest natural wonders, or taking the road trip of a lifetime? 1000 Ultimate Experiences brings together 1000 ideas, places and activities sure to inspire and entertain. Make your own list, hit the road, and start ticking off places you've always wanted to see and things y ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Lonely Planet (first published 2009)
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Feb 21, 2010 Neil rated it liked it
I always find books like this inspiring, and given the state of my budget and my schedule, armchair travel has to suffice most of the time. Perhaps it is just me, but as usual, my only disappointment comes from the fact that books like this tend to cover too many places that are just too exotic, dangerous, or just plain too obscure for most travelers to bother with. Also, only a small part of the population is into participating in extreme sports, but that kind of stuff always gets disproportion ...more
May 23, 2012 Jirrine rated it really liked it
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This book is amazing in terms of its diversity. The different categories in the book make it a very fun and relaxed read. Each 'experience' is shortly described and some practical information is provided (best season to visit or an website with extra information). A thing I did not like at all about this book was the fact that some things were mentioned several times over. Route 66 was in more than 6 categories and in my opinion there are enought wonderful places to replace the 5 repetitions. Th ...more
Bonnie Von dollen
Jan 26, 2013 Bonnie Von dollen rated it it was amazing
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This book was so fun. It had some pretty crazy experiences like swimming with killer whales?! Not my idea of a good time. It was also pretty cool because I have done quite a few things in the book. I would recommend for some nice daydreaming.
Villie Anagnostopoulou
Jun 03, 2011 Villie Anagnostopoulou rated it it was amazing
Anyone who ever dreams of travelling around the world should keep this one under their pillow and browse trough it before going to bed. Simply amazing for its kind.
Jul 22, 2013 Melissa marked it as reference
Shelves: travel, travel-ideas
[2013.07] Has some interesting lists. Don't agree with all the ones I'm familiar with, but it's an ok brainstorming book.
Narek Jalalyan
Jul 05, 2013 Narek Jalalyan rated it really liked it
A few too many things were repeated so not exactly a thousand, but very well researched and good solid information like we have come to expect from Lonely Planet.
Sep 13, 2012 Katie rated it liked it
A number of really good ideas for travel. I didn't like that to reach 1000 there were some repeat ideas.

Kelly Ann Grimaldi
Mar 12, 2014 Kelly Ann Grimaldi rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love this book and have always loved this book. Everything about it makes me dream bigger. I am always grabbing it and flipping through.
Kini Chang
Aug 20, 2013 Kini Chang rated it it was amazing
Every time I open this book, I am inspired to visit a new place in the world. Also the pics are so vibrant and beautiful!!
May 28, 2012 The rated it it was ok
Shelves: travel
OK, but kinda disappointing. Also, I think "Route 66" might have been in here like 20 times, in different categories.
Oct 13, 2010 Cristina rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
He viajado por todas partes con las guías de Lonely Planet. Son fantásticas. Me muero de ganas de leer esta compilación de lugares que sin duda no puedes perderte.
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