National Parks of Costa Rica
4.67
really liked it
A beautiful coffee table book.
Jul 26, 2016
Jul 26, 2016
 
The Eco-Travel Guide
3.00
liked it
Reading eco-travel books always make me wish I were rich & more cultured.

Nonetheless, I now have a few more destinations to add to my wishlist: P
...more
Dec 25, 2008
Dec 24, 2008
 
Paris for Dummies
3.98
really liked it
The painstakingly detailed advice on how to navigate the subway system was definitely written for directionally challenged travelers like myself.

Othe
...more
Apr 05, 2009
Apr 05, 2009
 
Follow the Blue Blazes: A Guide to Hiking Ohio’s Buckeye Trail
3.86
liked it
I love the idea of a multi-day hiking trip but it requires way more prep than I'm willing to commit to. Maybe when I retire. (Also, I wanted this book ...more
Nov 23, 2015
Nov 23, 2015
 
Frommer's 24 Great Walks in Paris
4.00
liked it
I'll probably pick and choose sites to visit, but the Knights and Mansions walk that features hidden garden courtyards might just sway me.

And now I k
...more
Mar 29, 2009
Mar 30, 2009
 
Immersion Travel USA: The Best and Most Meaningful Volunteering, Living, and Learning Excursions
3.92
liked it
This is a much more "down to earth" approach to volunteer vacations specifically for US locations. Also provides lots of info and suggestions for adve ...more
Feb 10, 2009
Feb 10, 2009
 
Dublin City Guide (Lonely Planet City Guide)
3.87
it was amazing
The tone of this book was awesome. A little self-deprecation goes a long way. I am now super-excited to go to Dublin. Will have to get this book again ...more
Jan 25, 2009
Jan 26, 2009
 
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Nashville: Including Clarksville, Gallatin, Murfreesboro, and the Best of Middle Tennessee
3.25
I always want these types of books to be more like beautiful pictorial coffee table style works, and instead they tend towards technical instructional ...more
Jul 07, 2017
Jul 07, 2017
 
Fodor's Oregon, 5th Edition
4.00
really liked it
Travel books rock. Both hotels we stayed at in Portland were recommendations from this guide and did not disappoint.
Sep 14, 2014
Sep 14, 2014
 
The 10 Best of Everything National Parks: 800 Top Picks From Parks Coast to Coast
4.19
Would be much easier to flip through if each park had the state where it's located listed directly underneath it.
not set
Jun 29, 2014
 
Pacific Northwest
3.67
it was ok
I don't know why I even bother picking up travel guides from this series anymore. I always hate them.
Jul 19, 2014
Jul 19, 2014
 
Rick Steves' Venice 2007 (Rick Steves' City and Regional Guides)
4.25
liked it
Favorite Quote:

To control the poopulation, the city adds bird birth control to the [pigeon:] feed.
Jun 20, 2009
Jun 21, 2009
 
Code Green: Experiences of a Lifetime
3.68
liked it
"Ecotourism" is described by the International Ecotourism Society as "responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 22, 2007
 
Frommer's Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque
4.03
really liked it
The Internet still can't replace travel books. They really are quite useful.
Jul 08, 2010
Jul 07, 2010
 
Fodor's New Mexico, 6th Edition (Fodor's Gold Guides)
3.27
Ecco Gelato: the Jeni's of Santa Fe?
http://www.eccogelato.com/
Jul 08, 2010
Jul 07, 2010
 
Let's Go: Ireland on a Budget
4.31
really liked it
Thank you, Let's Go, for introducing me to the terms Food Crush and Publin.

Apr 05, 2009
Apr 05, 2009
 
Abroad at Home: The 600 Best International Travel Experiences in North America
3.63
really liked it
Prepare yourself for some major wanderlust.
Jul 22, 2015
Jul 21, 2015
 
Venice & the Veneto
4.21
liked it
What's with all the churches?
May 26, 2009
May 25, 2009
 
Read This First: Europe (Lonely Planet Read This First)
3.75
liked it
This had some useful advice about traveling in Europe, including what to pack and the best times to go. But all of the URLs and time-specific info are ...more
Sep 29, 2008
Sep 30, 2008
 
Travel Scrapbooks: Creating Albums of Your Trips and Adventures
3.62
really liked it
Really cute ideas with lots of pictures. However, there isn't much in the way of step-by-step instructions. Definitely check out if you're looking for ...more
Aug 2007
Sep 04, 2007
 
Let's Go France 2009
3.97
it was ok
Some good tips, but about as hard to navigate as a foreign country. For some reason, this book seemed very oddly organized...
May 25, 2009
May 24, 2009
 
Let's Go Europe 2009
4.08
liked it
Good for a general understanding of the "rules" of Europe, including currency, travel between countries, etc.
Jun 16, 2009
Jun 15, 2009
 
Let's Go Italy 2009
2.86
liked it
None
Jun 19, 2009
Jun 21, 2009
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