500 of the World's Greatest Trips
On Sale: October 16, 2007
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No one knows the world like National Geographic—and in this
lavish volume, we reveal our picks for the world's most
fabulous journeys, along with helpful information for
readers who want to try them out.
Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's
travel writers, Journeys of a Lifetime spans the globe to
highlight the best of the world's most famous and lesser
known sojourns. It presents an incredible diversity of
possibilities, from ocean cruises around Antarctica to horse
treks in the Andes. Every continent and every possible form
of transport is covered.
A timely resource for the burgeoning ranks of active
travelers who crave adventurous and far-flung trips,
Journeys of a Lifetime provides scores of creative ideas:
trekking the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania...
mountain biking in Transylvania... driving through the
scenic highlands of Scotland... or rolling through the
outback on Australia's famous Ghan train... and dozens of
other intriguing options all over the world.
Journeys of a Lifetime also features 22 fun Top 10 lists in
all sorts of categories. What are the world's top 10
elevator rides, bridges to walk across, trolley rides,
ancient highways, or underground walking adventures? Readers
will love evaluating and debating the selections.
Each chapter showcases stunning photography, full-color
maps, evocative text, and expert advice—including how to get
there, when to visit, and how to make the most of the
journey—all packaged in a luxurious oversize volume to
treasure for years to come
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