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Europe by Rail

Author : Nicky Gardner
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Whether you are making a long grand tour or just a short break, Europe by Rail is the perfect guide. The book describes over 50 key routes in detail. Together, they span mainland Europe and--brand new for this 16th edition--now also the British Isles. Each route can be followed in its entirety or used as a building block in a longer itinerary. Beyond the main routes you will find worthwhile excursions well off the beaten track. The routes are organized under the following headings: Discover Britain and Ireland A taste of France Through France to Spain Iberian Connections The Low Countries and the Rhine Prussia, Bavaria and beyond Central Europe Scandinavian Forays Alpine Adventures Roaming Italy Balkan Journeys Exploring East Written by two highly experienced travelers, Europe by Rail contains useful tips about how to plan your journey, what tickets to buy and where to stop off along the way. There are special sections for holders of rail passes, including Interrail and Eurail, as well as information on night trains. The country guide summarizes key information about traveling by train through each of the four dozen countries listed. Apart from being full of good advice and up-to-date information, Europe by Rail is also a great read with plenty to entertain and inform for armchair travelers.

Europe by Rail The Definitive Guide

Author : Nicky Gardner
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This book describes 50 key routes spanning Europe including the British Isles. Classic rides and scenic adventures. Penned by two avid travelers, the book gives useful tips on how to plan your journey, what tickets to buy and where to stop off along the way. The perfect guide for holders of rail passes, including Interrail and Eurail.

Europe by Rail The Definitive Guide for Independent Travell

Author : Nicky Gardner
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Europe by Rail

Author : Thomas Cook Publishing
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Exploring Europe by train has never been easier. Designed for independent travellers, this is the definitive guide for holders of Eurail or InterRail passes and for those with regular train tickets. Will appeal to travellers keen to explore Europe in an eco-friendly way. · Now covering 50 of Europe’s finest rail routes in detail · New descriptions of 26 hub cities. · More color photographs than ever before · All routes are numbered for easy navigation. · The low-down on all available rail passes. · Spot color introduced throughout the text with 95 maps.

Thomas Cook Rail Guides

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Rick Steves Europe Through the Back Door

Author : Rick Steves
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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling through Europe. With Rick Steves Europe Through the Back Door, you'll learn how to: Plan your itinerary and maximize your time Pack light and right Find good-value hotels and restaurants Travel smoothly by train, bus, car, and plane Avoid crowds and tourist scams Hurdle the language barrier Understand cultural differences and connect with locals Save money while enjoying the trip of a lifetime After 40+ years of exploring Europe, Rick considers this travel skills handbook his life's work, and with his expert introductions to the top destinations in Europe, choosing your next trip will be easy and stress-free. Using the travel skills in this book, you'll experience the culture like a local, spend less money, and have more fun.

What the Fach the Definitive Guide for Opera Singers Auditioning Working in Germany Austria and Switzerland 2nd Edition

Author : Philip Shepard
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If you are looking to expand your opera career to Germany, Austria, and Switzerland... If you want to work as a full-time singer (Fest) in one or more opera houses... If you are curious about what life is like as a singer in a German-speaking Fest ensemble... If you want to become fluent in German...What The FACH?! 2nd Edition (http: // gives you a detailed, first-hand look into life as an English-speaking opera singer in the German theater system. Written by a full-time opera singer working in Europe, this invaluable resource is a 'must have' for every singer wanting to break into the German-speaking opera world.The bestselling guide is back for its Second Edition with detailed information covering virtually everything you can think of, including everything you never thought to think of but still need to know!There are countless English-speaking singers already working in the German-speaking world, and with What The FACH?! 2nd Edition, you can have the knowledge they already possess in hand.READ WHAT OPERA PROFESSIONALS ARE SAYING.....".a comprehensive resource for decoding the mysteries of professional singing in Europe..."-- HUGH RUSSELL, Canadian baritone..".without a doubt the best reference of its kind. ...What the FACH?! answers the obvious and not-so obvious questions - in a concise and very funny way - that one comes across while working in Central Europe's 'Fest' opera system..."-- KATE ALDRICH, American mezzo-soprano"Any singer planning an audition trip to Germany should READ THIS BOOK FIRST! It will answer multiple questions, help in travel planning, seve them money AND prevent many headaches!"-- KIRSTEN GUNLOGSON, American mezzo-soprano"Not only is this book a MUST HAVE for any singer who has considered going to Europe, it is also a wildly entertaining read!"-- COREY MCKERN, American baritone"What the FACH?! is a witty, common sense approach to one of the most challenging endeavors for a developing artist in today's operatic world. A nearly encyclopedic amount of information presented in a format that will keep you informed, inquisitive and amused."-- PATRICK CARFIZZI, American bass-baritone"What a valuable service for novice and well-traveled artists alike!"-- GARNETT BRUCE, American stage directorWhat you get with What the FACH?! 2nd EDITION...A 252 page survival guide detailing the most specific information to date for opera singers, conductors, stage directors, and pianists/accompanists, wanting to tour the German-speaking worldAn 18-page German/English Phrasebook and Dictionary specifically designed for opera singers, coaches, conductors, and stage directorsOver 350 active hyperlinks to crucial Websites and documents, such as residence and work permit applications; tax documents; and much, much moreIn-depth interviews with working professionals. These interviews include singers, conductors, pianists, directors, opera administration, and a lengthy discussion with NYIOP Founder and CEO David Blackburn.A 7-page comprehensive glossary - prepared by a medical doctor - of any and all prescription and non-prescription medications that you might need. Generic names and specific brand names for individual countries are all includedPersonal, first-hand accounts and experiences to help you prepare for, and understand, what you will encounter

Slow Trains to Venice

Author : Tom Chesshyre
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Do you love trains? Do you love adventure? If so, join Tom Chesshyre on his meandering rail journey across Europe from London to Venice. Escaping the rat race for a few happy weeks, Chesshyre indulges in the freedom of the tracks. From France (dogged by rail worker strikes), through Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Poland, he travels as far east as Odessa by the Black Sea in Ukraine. With no set plans, simply a desire to let the trains lead the way, he heads back via Hungary, the Balkans and Austria. Along the way he enjoys many an encounter, befriending fellow travellers as well as a conductor or two. This is a love letter to Europe, written from the trackside.

Slow Trains Around Spain

Author : Tom Chesshyre
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Between soaring mountains, across arid deserts, parched plains and valleys of fruit orchards and olive groves, down glittering coastlines and along viaducts towering above plunging ravines... there is no better way to see Spain than by train. Rail enthusiast Tom Chesshyre, author of Slow Trains to Venice, Ticket to Ride and Tales from the Fast Trains, hits the tracks once again to take in the country through carriage windows on a series of clattering rides beyond the popular image of “holiday Spain” (although he stops by in Benidorm and Torremolinos too). From hidden spots in Catalonia, through the plains of Aragon and across the north coast to Santiago de Compostela, Chesshyre continues his journey via Madrid, the wilds of Extremadura, dusty mining towns, the cathedrals and palaces of Valencia and Granada, and finally to Seville, Andalusia’s beguiling (and hot) capital. Encounters? Plenty. Mishaps? A lot. Happy Spanish days? All the way.

Europe by Eurail 2012

Author : LaVerne Ferguson-Kosinski
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Europe by Eurail has been the train traveler’s one-stop source for visiting Europe’s cities and countries by rail for more than thirty-five years. This comprehensive guide, newly revised and updated, provides the latest information on fares, schedules, and pass options, as well as detailed information on more than ninety specific rail excursions. Trips start from one of twenty-six base cities on the Continent––including Vienna, Nice, and Milan––and contain all the details necessary to visit historic cities, romantic villages, and scenic hamlets. Three sample rail-tour itineraries combine several base cities and day excursions into fifteen-day rail-tour packages, complete with hotel recommendations and sightseeing options. Packed with practical information, step-by-step directions, and advice on where to go and what to see and do, and complemented by the inclusion of eighteen maps, this book takes the puzzle out of European rail travel.