Moon Handbooks are more than just travel guides -- they're reference tools, ideal for independent travelers who desire complete immersion in the culture of their destination. The only guidebooks to win Lowell Thomas Awards from the Society of American Travel Writers six years in a row, Moon Handbooks deliver a wealth of practical advice, as well as in-depth coverage of each region's history, geography, people, arts, politics, and social issues.-- Engaging narratives that allow readers to capture the true spirit of their destination -- even before they head out the door-- Helpful information on language, transportation, accommodations, restaurants, outdoor recreation, and sightseeing-- Detailed maps that highlight city streets, highways, hiking trails, and parks-- Dozens of online resource listings for easy travel planning and booking-- Additional Moon Handbooks information on destinations throughout North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia, and the Pacific can be found at moon.com-- Strong on history, recreational opportunities, and cultural events
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David Stanley has spent much of the past three decades on the road. He has crossed six continents overland and visited 181 of the 193 United Nations member countries. His travel guidebooks to the South Pacific, Micronesia, Alaska, Eastern Europe, and Cuba opened those areas to budget travellers for the first time.Review:
The latest in the batch of Moon Handbooks releases proves again that Moon is one of the finest travel series around. What sets Moon apart from most guidebooks is the attention to detail, and more importantly, a respect for the topic.
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Book Description Avalon Travel Pub, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 5th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1566911397