Author(s): LONELY PLANET
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher* Hankering to tackle a long-distance trek, or an icy mountain peak? 1000 Ultimate Adventures brings together activities and challenges to captivate and inspire gung-ho adventurers and armchair travellers alike. From the epic to the local, on land, sea or even in mid air, the offerings here will encourage you to dream, plan and set off on your own adventure. Explore the world! * Enjoy panoramic views of Cape Town after scrambling to the top of Table Mountain * Pedal your way across Vietnam from the rice paddies of the Mekong Delta to the highlands * Swim between continents in the Bosphorus swim, Istanbul * Rumble across the dunes on a camel safari in Rajasthan * Take in sublime vistas on a circuit of Mont Blanc Authors: Lonely Planet, Brett Atkinson, Steve Waters, Lucy Burningham, Kate Armstrong, Greg Benchwick, Joe Bindloss, Jessica Lee, Luke Waterson, Phillip Tang, Matt Swaine, Virginia Jealous, Robin Barton, Jasper Winn, Jonathan Thompson, Karla Zimmerman, Ross Taylor, Andrew Bain, Kate Rew, Pat Kinsella, Ethan Gelber, Sam Haddad, Catherine Bodry, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Sarah Baxter, Caroline Sieg, Paul Bloomfeild About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places where they travel. TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia) *#1 in the world market share - source: Nielsen Bookscan. Australia, UK and USA. March 2012-January 2013
Women on the Road, November 12, 2013 This is a wonderful book if you re on the fence about where to go and what to do there. . . . It s the perfect source of travel inspiration. It will make you dream. GeekDad, November 12, 2013 "1000 Ultimate Adventures" will fill your travel wish list with adventures all over the world. Luxury Travel Magazine, November 1, 2013 For those who want to journey to the world's greatest natural wonders or take the road trip of a lifetime, "1000 Ultimate Adventures" allows them to make their own list and hit the road. CNN, October 4, 2013 Whatever your interests, there's an inspirational adventure for every taste and skill level in Lonely Planet's new book "1000 Ultimate Adventures." BookPage, October 2013 Now, the company has pulled out all the stops with "1000 Ultimate Adventures", a book that challenges the fundamentally fearless traveler to go that extra frequent-flyer mile, live the dream, take the risk and finally do that extremely exciting thing in that wildly remote place. About.com, October 2013 Adventure junkies looking for new places to explore and outlets to challenge their physical skills will find them in Lonely Planet's "1000 Ultimate Adventures" guidebook. Refinery29, September 24, 2013 In addition to constant adventure inspiration, the book also picks out the world's top adventures for solo travelers and, as it turns out, there's a lot more out there for those of us who prefer to do things without the +1.