Around the World in 320 Mesmerizing Pages
Beyond the Mona Lisa in France and Duomo in Florence lie unsung gems that are tucked into small crevices on the map. Bringing these places and activities to the front, Lonely Planet publishes Great Escapes: Enjoy the World at Your Leisure, a beautiful book on irresistible destinations. The book showcases 75 hot spots, organized by theme, from romance and family to wild and party. Dive into literary Dublin for some rich culture, or stay at the luxurious James Bond Jamaican Pad for pampering. Sleep under the stars in Kerala, and find out what really happens in Paris after the sun sets. Whatever you do, don’t miss the section detailing one night in Tokyo. The photos are lovely, and the short articles, extremely entertaining. Purchase Lonely Planet’s Great Escapes for $40.