Staff Review: Great Escapes: Enjoy the World at Your Leisure
GREAT ESCAPES transports readers around the globe to over 70 travel destinations and then offers up 'Essential Experiences' lists of things to do once you arrive. Would-be travelers are treated to exotic sites in Spain, Africa, China, Bhutan, the U.K., Canada, Colombia and other locales. Each destination is highlighted in a three-four page essay featuring lots of gorgeous, full-color photographs along with maps, further readings and so on. Armchair travelers will be delighted and intrigued by Luke Waterson's wondrous travel guide.