The tang of salt in the air. Sunlight sparkling on clear blue water. Pomegranate seeds glistening like jewels in your palm. Australian artist, designer and photographer Claire Lloyd had a successful career in London, a beautiful apartment and a life filled with excitement and travel. However, she was beginning to feel exhaust... read more
"Paris Sketchbook" is a stunning gift book from leading international fashion illustrator Jason Brooks. Although he is best known for his beautiful fashion imagery, which has regularly graced the pages of Vogue and Elle magazines, travel has been a recurrent theme in his work and his adventures continue to inspire and inform ... read more
Wallpaper* City Guides present a tightly edited, discreetly packaged list of the best a location has to offer the design conscious traveller. Here is a precise, informative, insider's checklist of all you need to know about the world's most intoxicating cities. Whether you are staying for 48 hours or five days, visiting for b... read more
Following her best-selling 2009 Assouline title, Gypset Style, travel writer Julia Chaplin explores the little-known enclaves of gypsy jet-setters around the world. From the Aeolian Islands in Italy to Lamu, Kenya; North Goa, India; and Jose Ignacio, Uruguay--Gypset Travel delves into the glamorous yet casual lifestyle of the... read more
"Show me your luggage and I'll tell you who you are," proclaimed a 1920s Louis Vuitton slogan. World Tour takes readers back to when travel was a true adventure, visually embedding them in an age (from the early 20th century to the 1950s) when elegant passengers embarked on world tours aboard great ocean liners, boarded the f... read more
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From the originator of the bestselling "HIP Hotels" series comes a book that will once again revolutionize our approach to travel. "Amazing Places Cost Nothing" is a call to arms for a return to the old-fashioned adventure of authentic travel, in an age in which monolithic global brands dominate, and the worlds leading destin... read more
From the idealism of Moore's Utopia to the ease of Gauguin's Tahiti, islands fuel the imagination. Indeed, who hasn't day-dreamed of an unique slice of paradise? Editor Farhad Vladi presents the many types of private islands in this compelling volume, featuring everything from Canadian lake isles to Pacific atolls. Within its... read more
"London Underground By Design" is the beautifully illustrated new book from Mark Ovenden, the acclaimed author of "Great Railway Maps of the World", published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the Tube in 2013. Since its establishment 150 years ago as the world's first urban subway, the London Underground has continuo... read more
|Author:||Herbert J. M. Ypma|
|Series:||Hip Hotels S.|
A collection of retreats in idyllic places all around the globe. From J.P. Getty's villa on the shores of Italy to a handful of luxurious tents on a remote island in the China Sea, these escapes are simple yet sophisticated, catering to both our instinct for escape and desire for comfort.
(Re)discovering Europe. Dream weekends with practical itineraries from Paris to Perm. Culture, history, natural beauty, fine cuisine, artistic masterpieces, cutting-edge architecture and style - Europe overflows with so many riches that a lifetime seems too short to appreciate them. But with the right guidance, you can go far... read more
|Author:||Luxe City Guides|
Iconic, majestic, grand, kitsch, the tops, the bottoms, the kit and the kaboodle, NY is one huge and mercurial melting pot. Fashion forward, status conscious, food and culture epicentric, exasperating, exhilarating and never, ever out of vogue. Want perfect cocktails in funky modern speakeasies or charming, charisma-stacked o... read more
Famous for their ultra short, sharp and snappy reviews and highly personal and selective entries: no padding, no maps, no daft pictures and graphics, just carefully selected quickfire speed reads from resident editors and contributors who really know their stuff. Comes with online city updates.
Wallpaper* City Guides are a ruthlessly-researched, design-conscious guide, for the discerning traveller who wants to come away with a true taste of the best a city has to offer.
Buen viaje! Dream weekends and practical travel itineraries in Latin America and the Caribbean Covering a span of terrain stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean across the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, Latin America and the Caribbean harbor a wealth of enticing destinations. Stylishly written and carefully res... read more
Wallpaper* City Guides present a tightly edited, discreetly packaged list of the best a location has to offer the design conscious traveller. Here is a precise, informative, insider's checklist of all you need to know about the world's most intoxicating cities. Whether you are staying for 48 hours or five days, visiting for ... read more
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE. Bruce Chatwin's bestselling novel traces the fortunes of the enigmatic and unconventional hero, Kaspar Utz. Despite the restrictions of Cold War Czechoslovakia, Utz asserts his individuality through his devotion to his precious collection of Meissen porcelain. Although Utz is permitted to lea... read more
Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award 2002.
After backpacking her way around India Sarah Macdonald decides she hates the country with a passion. When a beggar reads her palm and insists she will one day return - and for love - she screams 'Never!'. But twelve years later the prophecy comes true. When the love of her life is posted to India, Sarah follows him to the mo... read more
The author has for the last 20 years shared her life with a sculptor whose appentite for marble and sedimentary rocks has taken them to Tuscany, Catalonia, Naxos and Apulia. She has written a passionate autobiographical coolbook, Mediterranean through and through and as compelling as a first class novel. 'It is not like any o... read more
Everyone needs this book if they want to know how to get out of difficult situations whether at home or abroad. Written by Rosie Garthwaite, whose career as a journalist started in war-torn Basra, this book combines practical advice with contributions from many journalists and commentators including Rageh Omar and John Simpso... read more