The Travel Book

The Travel Book : A Journey Through Every Country in the World

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Take a journey through every country in the world. 850 images. 230 countries. One complete picture.

With details of every United Nations-approved country in the world, and a few more principalities and dependencies besides, Lonely Planet's Travel Book is the ultimate introduction to a world of travel and the essential travel reference book for every household!

Each country is profiled by Lonely Planet's expert authors and features details of when to visit, what to see and do, and how to learn more about the country's culture from its film, music, food and drink. Every entry has a map and statistics about the country.

All brand new, incredible photography illustrates each country, depicting what life is like in each nation from photographic portraits of people, beautiful landscape photographs and vibrant street photography.

This premium packaged 448-page book with beautiful rainbow foil on the cover will make an impressive gift.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, gift and lifestyle books and stationery, as well as an award-winning website, magazines, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves, it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
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Product details

  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 271 x 351 x 36mm | 3,159g
  • Dublin 8, Ireland
  • English
  • New edition
  • 3rd New edition
  • No
  • 178657120X
  • 9781786571205
  • 12,374

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"230 countries...showcased through 850 stunning photos. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, from populous China to tiny Easter Island, it's all here. --Â ABC News"-ABC News
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"A reference guide to the world, with a bite-sized breakdown on each of the world's countries, Lonely Planet's The Travel Book is a bookshelf essential for gourmet travellers and the just-published 2016 edition is no exception. Slick photography and pithy summaries of what to see and do (as well as eat and drink) makes it an ideal starting point for trip-planning. Did you know that Angola has, historically, been one of the world's biggest coffee producers, or that if you drink tea around a Tuareg campfire in Algeria you'll need to wait for it to be poured three times? You will." * Olive Magazine * "The hottest coffee-table travel tome." * The Scotsman *
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