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501 Must-Visit Destinations [Hardcover]

David Brown , Jackum Brown , Kieran Fogarty , Rebecca Walder
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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17 Sep 2006
The book covers 501 must-visit destinations, ranging from remote hideaways and tropical islands to bustling cities, breathtaking monuments and stunning landscapes across the world. Stunning photography sits alongside informative text and a summary of don't-miss features of each site.


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  • Hardcover: 544 pages
  • Publisher: Bounty Books (17 Sep 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 075371342X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0753713426
  • Product Dimensions: 3.8 x 19.4 x 23.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 120,558 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
Format:Hardcover
I bought an edition of this book as a remainder at a U.S. bookstore. It's a very appealing book whose "destinations" include both the famous and the obscure. The best part of it is the range of destinations covered, and the beautiful photos of each (most destinations are covered in one page, some in less). The descriptive copy presents the basic facts about each destination, but it is sometimes carelessly edited, especially for spelling. I've been to 33 of the 501 destinations so far, and, inspired by this book, I'm looking forward to visiting more.
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A good place to start globetrotting 23 May 2007
By T. R. Alexander TOP 1000 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
Format:Hardcover
I have always enjoyed reading about foreign places and so this book was of interest to me despite not having the time and money to visit many of the destinations detailed. The book has a clear and easy to read layout with each destination given a small description, a picture and a sidebar of the most interesting and useful information. The majority of places detailed only have a page dedicated to them with a small number getting slightly less or sometimes a double page spread. Some of the descriptions of places can be somewhat brief and I would recommend seeking out information on destinations you like elsewhere but as a starting point this book is quite good. The main problem with the book is the somewhat lacklustre editing with the text sometimes repeating itself as well as other minor errors. Overall, although there are some places detailed that I have no interest in seeing, there are enough that I am interested in to make this book a worthy purchase.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Book 1 Dec 2007
By L. Gray
Format:Hardcover
This book will give you the inspiration for future trips & reminders of past ones.
I have visited 30 so far and am inspired by many of those I have not yet visited.
Even if you don't want to go far a suprising number of destinations are in Europe & the UK.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing 11 April 2008
Format:Hardcover
Pictures are awesome. Easy to read. Good and not too long description of the destinations organised by continent.
I bought this book for my boyfriend's birthday. He was so happy with his gift! We both love travelling and we have already been to a few of the 501 destinations listed! Definitely it is the best book of its range, and it encourages us to travel more and more!
I recommend this book to anyone who loves adventure and who dreams to go to the most beautiful places on earth!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Valued purchase 6 April 2009
By Timbo
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
A really well produced book with wonderful photography. Some of the locations were a bit remote but still good reading. I felt more than one page could have been given to some city locations. Recommended purchase.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic choice 7 Dec 2010
By Loji
Format:Hardcover
I picked up an earlier edition of this book at a sale. It is very thorough in the destinations covered, has high quality images and the descriptions are a pleasure to read. It is a good coffee table book.
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