dinsdag 26 november 2013

Frommer's 500 Places to Take Your Kids Before They Grow Up - Holly Hughes (Boek)

500 Places to Take Your Kids allows parents, grandparents, and kids to create a lifetime of shared memories while visiting destinations the whole family can enjoy. Here are cities, zoos, sports shrines, museums, castles, beaches, outdoor activities, and more—500 thoughtfully-chosen places that will enchant and beguile both the young and the young at heart.
Each entry contains all the information families need to help plan a trip: age ratings, service details, and nearby kid-friendly hotels. A Specialty Index organized by type of trip helps families discover places and activities for all ages and interests, while a Geographical Index allows families to locate attractions across the world or simply across town. Photos throughout the book help bring destinations to life.

Free companion podcast is available for download!

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Product Description

500 Great Reasons to Say,"Are We There Yet?"

This bestselling guide takes you across town and around the globe to 500 of the mostexciting places on earth. With more than 40 new destinations, this revised edition is packed with things to see, do, and explore—from the Painted Desert (United States) and the cave homes of Coober Pedy (Australia) to a camel safari (India) and Dracula's Castle (Romania).

Complete with hotel information, age recommendations, Web sites, and more, this guide provides the advice you need to plan a trip the whole family can enjoy—and remember for a lifetime.

Places to Go & Things to Do Around the World

The natural world: awesome vistas, flora, and fauna

Offbeat attractions: weird and wacky fun

History: from ancient wonders to modern marvels

Rides and thrills: bobsleds, dogsleds, and everything in between

Art and architecture: galleries, buildings, and monuments

Science: space centers, natural history museums,and more

Sports: halls of fame and sporting events

"a handy guidebook featuring all the must-sees around the globe that kids of all ages can appreciate, not to mention their parents as well." (New York Daily News, August 20, 2006)
"…there will be something here to inspire the adventurous spirit in most families." (Mail on Sunday, October 2006)

"...you will have a richer knowledge of the world and of course—you will enjoy your travels…Go fetch now!" (The Big Buzz Magazine, October 2006)

"It’s the perfect gift for anyone who travels with children." (Spanish Magazine, October 2006)

"…includes some of the best-known sights in the Southern hemisphere…" (Selling Long Haul, November 2006)

"If ever there was a ‘bible’ of worldwide must-see places for children to visit, this is it…truly comprehensive…" (Blackpool Gazette, November 2006)

"…packed with experiences the next generation of globe-trotters adore…" (Wanderlust, November 2006)

"…brilliant, unusual ideas." (Primary Times, December 2006)

"…full of wonderful suggestions…" (Families Thames Valley East, January 2007)

"…a life saving new book…" (Club News, January 2007)

"…makes any trip possible, even with the kids in tow. It’s the perfect book for anyone who travels with children and gives them 500 opportunities to say ‘Are we there yet?" (Army Families Federation Journal, March 2007)

"...not only does it showcase the very best destinations around the world for the family, its aimed at the young and the young at heart." (ABTA Magazine, July 2007)

"a truly fantastic guide, packed full of must-see destinations your kids will love." (Families South West Magazine, July 2007)

"…a guidebook for all ages." (Essentially America, Autumn 2007)

“…fascinating guide of interesting places that will create a lifetime of…memories while visiting destinations the whole family can enjoy.” (Family Interest, March/April 2008) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author
Holly Hughes has traveled the globe as an editor and writer—she’s the former executive editor of Fodor’s Travel Publications, the series editor of Frommer’s Irreverent Guides, and author of Frommer’s New York City with Kids. She’s also written fiction for middle graders and edits the annual Best Food Writing anthology. New York City makes a convenient jumping-off place for her travels with her three children and husband. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


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