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Streetwise Manhattan Map - Laminated City Street Map of Manhattan, New York - Folding pocket size travel map with subway map, bus map

Streetwise Manhattan Map - Laminated City Street Map of Manhattan, New York - Folding pocket size travel map with subway map, bus map

Author: Streetwise Maps
Price: $6.95
Binding: Map
Description: Streetwise Manhattan Map - Laminated City Street Map of Manhattan, New York - Folding pocket size NYC travel map with integrated subway lines & stations - bus mapThis map covers the following areas:
Main Manhattan Map 1:27,000
Manhattan Bus MapSome people think Manhattan and New York City are synonymous, but technically they are not. Manhattan is one of the five boroughs that make up New York City. The others are Brooklyn, The Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island. It?s a persnickety detail, but detail is what STREETWISE® is about. For example, the architectural details drawn on the Manhattan New York map are in outline form. A solid drawing would obscure the streets surrounding the location, and therefore hamper the usability of the map. Only in unobstructed locations will you find a solid drawing.You may not notice this or any of the many other details that combine to make a NY city map that has been called the best selling map on earth*. The STREETWISE® Manhattan Map is detailed from lower tip to upper tip. It is layered with information about sites and mass transit routes. The New York City Subway system is one of the most important and vital rail networks in the world. It is also the fastest and cheapest way to travel north-south in New York. Our Manhattan street map has the best designed diagram of the Subway system ever produced on a street map. An inset of Manhattan bus routes complements the Subway system. You are now prepared to travel the length and breadth of Manhattan. From shopping in SOHO, dining in the Village, working in Midtown, visiting the Met on the Upper East Side or strolling thru Central Park, you?re covered with the STREETWISE® Manhattan Map of NYC. From the Staten Island Ferry up to the rediscovered realm of Harlem, you can navigate like a native New Yorker with this pocket size Manhattan Map.Good city maps, like the STREETWISE® map of Manhattan, will guide you in the right direction and directly impact your experience of New York. A good Manhattan map will also keep you grounded, relaxed and confident in your decisions about where to go and how to get there. Whether by car, train, bus or on foot you are confident because you carry the most knowledgeable travel companion when you carry our NYC street map, the best laminated Manhattan Map on the market.Our pocket size map of Manhattan is laminated for durability and accordion folding for effortless use. The STREETWISE® Manhattan map is one of many detailed and easy-to-read city street maps designed and published by STREETWISE®. Buy your STREETWISE® Manhattan map today and you too can navigate Manhattan, New York like a native. For a larger selection of our detailed travel maps simply type STREETWISE MAPS into the Amazon search bar.* Publishers Weekly January 2004
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Frommer's EasyGuide to New York City 2016 (Frommer's Easy Guides)

Frommer's EasyGuide to New York City 2016 (Frommer's Easy Guides)

Author: Pauline Frommer
Price: $14.95
Binding: Paperback
Description: Pauline Frommer's highly-personal guide to her own home city has, in previous editions, won prestigious awards as "Best Guidebook of the Year". Though she deals with luxury choices as well as bargains, she makes a special effort to overcome New York's reputation for stratospheric prices, ferreting out scores of moderately-priced options in lodgings, meals, attractions, entertainment and more. Like all Easy Guides, this annually-researched and popular best-seller is "Quick to Read, Light to Carry"--and colorfully written.

-Handy pull-out map
-Self-guided walking tours
-Exact prices and subway directions for every listing in the book
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New York

New York

Price: $75.00
Binding: Hardcover
Description: Black-and-white urban photography has a unique effect: It can lend a historical feel or bring out perspectives and surfaces in a special way. Serge Ramelli's New York photos do both--and much more. With his film director's eye, he searches out locations using parameters that evoke a specific atmosphere and build tension. The New York skyline or typical New York street scenes are stylized into a stage--but a stage where nothing is required to happen. Their impressiveness is so heightened that a movie automatically plays in the viewer's head. With New York boasting so much history and evocativeness, nothing more is needed. Although he is similar to Ansel Adams in technique and expression, Serge Ramelli is a contemporary photographer in every sense of the word, constantly experimenting with new technical options.[more]
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Fodor's New York City 2016 (Full-color Travel Guide)

Fodor's New York City 2016 (Full-color Travel Guide)

Author: Fodor's
Price: $19.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: The lights, the sounds, the energy: New York City is the quintessential American city, an always exciting, constantly changing destination that people visit again and again.Fodor's New York City, with rich color photos throughout, captures the universal appeal of world-renowned museums, iconic music venues, the lights of Broadway spectacles, and, of course, the vast array of gastronomic delights.[more]
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Humans of New York

Humans of New York

Author: Brandon Stanton
Price: $29.99
Binding: Hardcover
Description: Based on the blog with more than four million loyal fans, a beautiful, heartfelt, funny, and inspiring collection of photographs and stories capturing the spirit of a cityNow an instant #1 New York Times bestseller, Humans of New York began in the summer of 2010, when photographer Brandon Stanton set out to create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in an attempt to capture New Yorkers and their stories. The result of these efforts was a vibrant blog he called "Humans of New York," in which his photos were featured alongside quotes and anecdotes. The blog has steadily grown, now boasting millions of devoted followers. Humans of New York is the book inspired by the blog. With four hundred color photos, including exclusive portraits and all-new stories, Humans of New York is a stunning collection of images that showcases the outsized personalities of New York.Surprising and moving, printed in a beautiful full-color, hardbound edition, Humans of New York is a celebration of individuality and a tribute to the spirit of the city.
With 400 full-color photos and a distinctive vellum jacket
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Lonely Planet New York City (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet New York City (Travel Guide)

Author: Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis, Cristian Bonetto
Price: $21.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet New York City is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Discover the kaleidoscopic dining scene; pick a neighborhood, lace on your walking shoes and spend the day exploring; or get lost inside the priceless collections at the sprawling Metropolitan Museum of Art, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of New York City and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's New York City Travel Guide: Full-color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, architecture, cinema, television, politics, cuisine, LGBTI culture Free, convenient pull-out New York City map (included in print version), plus over 45 color maps Covers Lower Manhattan, SoHo, Chinatown, Lower East Side, Greenwich Village, Chelsea, Meatpacking District, Union Square, Midtown, Upper West Side, Harlem, Brooklyn, Queens and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet New York City, our most comprehensive guide to New York City, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for just the highlights of New York City? Check out Discover New York City, a photo-rich guide focused on the city's most popular sights, or Pocket New York City, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Eastern USA guide or USA guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer, or Discover USA, a photo-rich guide focused on the USA's most popular sights. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis and Cristian Bonetto. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. [more]
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Top 10 New York City (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

Top 10 New York City (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

Author: DK Publishing
Price: $14.00
Binding: Paperback
Description: Newly revised, updated, and redesigned for 2016.True to its name, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 New York City covers all the city's major sights and attractions in easy-to-use "top 10" lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you.This newly updated pocket travel guide for New York City will lead you straight to the best attractions the city has to offer, from unearthing archaeological treasures at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to biking through Central Park to discovering the city's hottest neighborhoods on walking tours. Plus, check out the best of the boroughs with suggested highlights for Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, The Bronx, and upper Manhattan.Expert travel writers have fully revised this edition of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 New York City.   ? Brand-new itineraries help you plan your trip to New York City.
   ? Expanded and far more comprehensive, new laminated pull-out map now includes color-coded design, public transportation maps, and street indexes to make it even easier to use.
   ? Maps of walking routes show you the best ways to maximize your time.
   ? New Top 10 lists feature off-the-beaten-track ideas, along with standbys like the top attractions, shopping, dining options, and more.
   ? Additional maps marked with sights from the guidebook are shown on inside cover flaps, with selected street index and metro map.
   ? New typography and fresh layout throughout.
You'll still find DK's famous full-color photography and museum floor plans, along with just the right amount of coverage of the city's history and culture. A free pull-out city map is marked with sights from the guidebook and includes a street index and a metro map.The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 New York City.Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.
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The New York Times: 36 Hours 125 Weekends in Europe

The New York Times: 36 Hours 125 Weekends in Europe

Price: $39.99
Binding: Flexibound
Description: From Paris to Perm and beyond: Dream weekends with practical itineraries in all corners of Europe   Culture, history, natural beauty, fine cuisine, artistic masterpieces, cutting-edge architecture and style?Europe overflows with so many riches that a lifetime seems too short to appreciate them. But with the right guidance, you can go far in a single weekend. Stylishly written and carefully researched, this updated and expanded collection of the popular New York Times 36 Hours feature offers you 125 well-crafted itineraries for quick but memorable European trips, accompanied by hundreds of color photographs to fire your imagination. Explore the expected: the Renaissance in Florence, surfing in Biarritz, flamenco in Seville. And discover the unexpected: Sicilian mummies dressed in their Sunday best, a dry-land toboggan ride on Madeira, a hotel in Tallinn with a KGB spies? nest on the penthouse floor. World capitals, ancient nations that once ruled wide domains, tiny countries with big personalities?it?s all Europe, and all fun to read about (whether you actually go or not) in this handsomely designed and illustrated book.

Features: 4,500 hours worth of insightful itineraries to make the most of your stay 125 European destinations, from major cities to lesser known gems Practical recommendations for over 500 restaurants and 400 hotels Color-coded tabs and ribbons to bookmark your favorite cities in each region Nearly 800 photos Illustrations by Olimpia Zagnoli Easy-to-reference indexes Detailed city-by-city maps pinpoint every stop on your itinerary Also available:
36 Hours: 150 Weekends in the USA & Canada
36 Hours: USA & Canada: Northeast
36 Hours: USA & Canada: Southeast
36 Hours: USA & Canada: Midwest & Great Lakes
36 Hours: USA & Canada: Southwest & Rocky Mountains
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Not For Tourists Guide to New York City 2016

Not For Tourists Guide to New York City 2016

Author: Not For Tourists
Price: $18.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: With details on everything from the Empire State Building to Max Fish, this is the only guide a native or traveler needs.

The Not For Tourists Guide to New York City is a map-based, neighborhood-by-neighborhood dream guide designed to lighten the load of already street-savvy New Yorkers, commuters, business travelers, and yes, tourists too. Each map is marked with user-friendly icons identifying NFT?s favorite picks around town, from essentials to entertainment, and includes an invaluable neighborhood description written by locals, highlighting the most important features of each area.

The book includes everything from restaurants, bars, shopping, and theater to information on hotels, airports, banks, transportation, and landmarks. Need to find the best pizza places around? NFT has you covered. How about a list of the top vintage clothing stores in the city? We?ve got that, too. The nearest movie theater, hardware store, or coffee shop—whatever you need, NFT puts it at your fingertips. This pocket-sized book also features:

• A foldout map for subways and buses
• Over 130 city and neighborhood maps
• Details on parks and places
• Listings for arts and entertainment hotspots

It is the indispensable guide to the city. Period.
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