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Rough Guides (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,465 works in 2,837 publications in 1 language and 90,261 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Handbooks and manuals  Biography‡vDictionaries  Reference works  History 
Roles: Author, Publisher, Editor, 475, Cartographer
Classifications: G153.4, 914.110486
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Most widely held works by Rough Guides (Firm)
The rough guide to the iPad by Peter Buckley( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in an enjoyably fresh and accessible way. (The Rough Guide to iPods, iTunes & music online) The Independent
Make the most of your time on Earth : the rough guide to the world( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideal for both the seasoned traveler and the armchair dreamer, this Rough Guide features 1,000 must-do experiences from around the world, from trekking to the source of the Ganges to platypus-watching in Australia. You'll find plenty of things to put on your bucket list!
The Rough Guide to film by Jessica Winter( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arranged by director it covers the top moguls, mavericks and studio stalwarts of every era, genre and region. Reviews of thousands of the greatest movies ever made, profiles of over eight hundred directors and more
The rough guide to Scotland by Rob Humphreys( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traveler's guide to Scotland, providing maps and detailed information on cities, accommodations, dining, shopping, sights, and landmarks, featuring tips to cross-country ski through the Cairngorm mountains, and including a list of thirty things "not to miss."
Ultimate adventures : a rough guide to adventure travel : [the world's best outdoor travel experiences] by Greg Witt( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Ultimate Adventures: A Rough Guide to Adventure Travel features adventures for all travelers, including "soft" experiences for those testing their bravery levels and extreme adventures for adrenalin junkies, each rated by physical, psychological, skill and wow factor! Whether your appetite for adrenalin takes you to arctic freezes, ocean depths or sweltering deserts, this book will tell you the how, why and when to plan your ultimate adventure. Experienced tour leader and trekker extraordinaire, Greg Witt brings cultural sensitivity and humor, as well as concise practical information. The guide is packed with maps & safety advice and includes information on all the best local guides. Make the most of your time on Earth with this spectacular foray into world adventures
The rough guide to Costa Rica by Jean McNeil( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive travel guide to Costa Rica, with maps and information on accommodations and restaurants, shopping and entertainment, and interesting tourist sites
The rough guide to New Zealand by Laura Harper( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Rough Guide to New Zealand is the definitive guide to the world's adventure capital. Now in full-colour throughout, it contains dozens of tempting colour photos illustrating the country's iconic landmarks and its stupendously diverse scenery. Detailed accounts of every attraction along with crystal-clear maps and plans will show you the very best New Zealand has to offer: from white-sand beaches and vast kauri trees in the north to the hairline fiords and penguin colonies in the south. With expert guidance you won't put a foot wrong when experiencing Maori culture or simply striking out on multi-day hikes. At every point this guide steers you to little-known sights such as secluded hot pools or Wellington's best cafés. Insider tips, planning itineraries and author picks give you the inside scoop on the best accommodation across every price range, how to track down Marlborough's tastiest Sauvignon blancs and where the most delectable Maori hangi can be found
The Rough guide to China by David Leffman( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sheer breadth of what you can experience in China and the speed of its transformation make it a destination impossible to ignore and essential to visit. From sophisticated cities such as Shanghai, to the famed Terracotta Army or the mighty Yangzi River, this is a country that thrills and beguiles
The rough guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands by Rob Humphreys( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travel guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands. It includes reviews of all the best accommodation and home-grown, fresh eating options for all budgets will all ensure that you maximize your time in this, the most part of Scotland
The rough guide to Sicily by Robert Andrews( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to traveling in Sicily, providing an introduction to the region, suggestions on when to visit and what not to miss, a look at Sicily's history, the Mafia, the island's Baroque architecture, and food and wine, and descriptions of restaurants, places to stay, entertainment venues, notable sites, and other attractions in nine areas of Sicily
The rough guide to Canada by Tim Jepson( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Rough Guide to Canada" is the ultimate guide to this vast and varied land. Now in full colour throughout, this travel guide features clear maps, suggested itineraries and regional highlights. With plenty of recommendations for hotels, restaurants, cafes and bars, from Toronto and Montreal to Vancouver, and from the east coast to the far north, you'll discover all the best this country has to offer. The guide is packed full of practical advice on exploring Canada's great outdoors, from hiking or skiing in the Rockies to canoeing through British Columbia's lakes, and from whale watching to looking out for grizzly bears. Whether you're camping in one of the many beautiful national parks, heli-skiing in the mountains or going in search of the northern lights, this book will give you all the practical advice you need for an amazing adventure. Make the most of your time with "The Rough Guide to Canada"
The rough guide to the Philippines by David Dalton( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new-look Rough Guide to the Philippines - now in full colour throughout - is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world's most exciting countries. Discover its dazzling beaches, rice terraces and jaw-dropping marine life with stunning photography, colour maps and more listings and information than ever before. You'll find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in Manila - from museums and art galleries to the place to eat halo-halo and adobo - as well as up-to-date descriptions of all the best attractions, dive sites, beaches, mountains, festivals, hotels, bars, clubs, shops and restaurants throughout the archipelago. Make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to the Philippines
The rough guide to India by David Abram( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travel guide to India
The rough guide to Florida by Sarah Hull( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information for traveling in Forida, including travel tips, recommended accommodations, restaurants, shopping, cultural events, historic sites, and natural landscapes
The rough guide to Spain by Simon Baskett( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With 30 years experience and our trademark 'tell it like it is' writing style, this guide cover all the basics with practical, on-the-ground details, full-colour throughout, as well as unmissable alternatives to the usual must-see sights in Spain
The rough guide to Rome by Martin Dunford( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an introduction to the sights and attractions of Rome. In this title, everything you need to know about the iconic landmarks, ancient buildings and distinctive neighbourhoods, as well as the inside track on the best of the city's restaurants, wine bars, shops, markets and more, is presented in a user-friendly format
The rough guide to Romania by Tim Burford( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether you're tracking wild bears, dancing with Gypsies or braving Dracula's lair, you won't set a foot wrong with The Rough Guide to Romania. From the folk customs of Maramure? and painted monasteries of Bucovina to Bucharest's thriving gastronomic scene, Rough Guides' freshly updated seventh edition takes you on a time-travelling trip around this most diverse of destinations. With a section of suggested itineraries, plus detailed maps and gorgeous full-colour photographs throughout, you'll feel inspired to step off the beaten track and really explore Romania's wealth of cultural riches. Our local-expert authors have also peppered The Rough Guide to Romania with anecdotal titbits, hand-picked tips and unparalleled historical background to ensure you squeeze every last drop of potential from your travels. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Romania
The Rough guide to Tanzania by Jens Finke( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to visiting Tanzania that provides information on accommodations, restaurants, festivals, shopping, safaris, activities, and sights; and includes details on culture, the media, etiquette, crime, transportation, health, and responsible tourism
The rough guide to Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei by David Leffman( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Rough Guide to Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei" is the ultimate guide to these three exciting Southeast Asian destinations, covering all their attractions, from amazing national parks and historic temples to gorgeous beaches and islands. This new, fully updated edition features redrawn maps, evocative photography and all-new author itineraries that take in both big sights and less visited spots. Revamped sections on Penang and Singapore offer more detail on cultural sights, new museums and budget accommodation; there's improved coverage of Sarawak's most popular national parks, Mulu and Bako; while old favourites like Mount Kinabalu and the Perhentian Islands get have been thoroughly revised. There's also plenty of practical information on topics like budget flights, river transport, etiquette and the excellent local cuisines to help you get the best out of your trip, whatever your budget. You'll
The rough guide to Turkey by Marc S Dubin( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a comprehensive travel guide to Turkey and provides information on accommodations and restaurants, nightlife, ancient sites and tourist attractions, as well as coverage of volunteer opportunities and detailed maps
 
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Make the most of your time on Earth : the rough guide to the worldThe Rough Guide to filmThe rough guide to ScotlandUltimate adventures : a rough guide to adventure travel : [the world's best outdoor travel experiences]The rough guide to Costa RicaThe rough guide to New ZealandThe Rough guide to ChinaThe rough guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands