Im neuesten Buch von Monocle erfährst du nicht nur, wo man die besten Hotels findet – sondern auch, wie man sein eigenes gestaltet oder leitet. Inspirierend und mit vielen Einblicken ist es ein Must-have-Leitfaden für alle weltoffenen Leute. Die Autoren von Monocle haben im vergangenen Jahrzehnt über viele Hotels berichtet – und in vielen Hotels übernachtet. Dabei haben sie alles getestet – von gemütlichen Pensionen in den Seitenstraßen von Beirut bis hin zu modernsten Angeboten internationaler Marken in New York, Tokio und darüber hinaus. Aber das Zentrum bildete immer eine einzige goldene Regel: Häuser zu finden, in denen die einfachen Dinge richtig gemacht werden und man den Wert aufmerksamer Gastfreundschaft schätzt. In diesem brandneuen Buch enthüllt Monocle nicht nur seine 100 Lieblingshotels, sondern gibt auch Anweisungen, wie man diese Liste selbst anführen könnte – mit zahlreichen Tipps und Einblicken darüber, was den Besitz und die Leitung eines perfekten Betriebes ausmacht. Mit eindrucksvollen Fotos und Abbildungen, unterhaltsamen Kurzgeschichten und scharfen Beobachtungen: „The MONOCLE Guide to Hotels, Inns and Hideaways´´ liefert einen vollständigen Überblick von Absteigen für Aussteiger bis hin zu Third-Spaces für Unternehmer.
Monocle´s latest book will tell you where to find a top hotel-and also how to design or run your own. Both inspirational and packed with insight, it will be a must-have guide for the globally minded. Over the past decade, Monocle editors have been writing about-and staying in-plenty of hotels. They´ve put to the test everything from cosy inns in the backstreets of Beirut to cutting-edge offerings from international brands in New York, Tokyo and beyond. At the heart of everything has been one guiding principle: to find stop-ins that get the simple things right and understand the value of thoughtful hospitality. In this brand-new book, Monocle reveals not only its 100 favourite hotels but also how you could start number 101 on its list with a wealth of advice and insight into what owning and running a perfect establishment involves. From stunning photography and illustration to snappy essays and sharp observations, The MONOCLE Guide to Hotels, Inns and Hideaways delivers a complete review of everything from escapists´ boltholes to third spaces for entrepreneurs.
When Althea Leary abandons her nine-year-old son, Jasper, he´s left on his uncle´s farm with nothing but a change of clothes and a Bible. It´s 1952, and Jasper isn´t allowed to ask questions or make a fuss. He´s lucky to even have a home and must keep his mouth shut and his ears open to stay in his uncle´s good graces. No one knows where his mother went or whether she´s coming back. Desperate to see her again, he must take matters into his own hands. From the farm, he embarks on a treacherous search that will take him to the squalid hideaways of Detroit and back again, through tawdry taverns, peep shows, and gambling houses. As he´s drawn deeper into an adult world of corruption, scandal, and murder, Jasper uncovers the shocking past still chasing his mother - and now it´s chasing him too. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Luke Daniels. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/008242/bk_brll_008242_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Here´s what you´ll get with this three-book package: Charleston, South Carolina Travel Guide 1 Miss passport mini three-day unforgettable vacation itinerary. Charleston, South Carolina - portal to the low country. If you have ever wanted to experience Southern hospitality and early American history firsthand Denny Miss passport; portal to the low country, mini three day unforgettable vacation itinerary is a guidebook for you. Charleston South Carolina is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in the continental United States. Founded in 1670 (it was part of the original 13 colonies. But later split into two separate states, south and north) Charleston is often referred to as the ´´South Carolina low country´´ because of its proximity to the coast and abundance of marshes and islands. All of which has its own story from lost colonies to being hideaways for escaping slaves and renegade Indians. Washington DC Travel Guide - Miss Passport mini three day unforgettable vacation itinerary (Washington DC Part three) Washington, DC, also known as the District of Columbia, the nation´s capital is a magnificent and culturally diverse city with many groups present. Almost every national and ethnic background imaginable, from Japan to China to Greece, France, Italy, and Germany, the District is a microcosm of the entire planet housing territory in the form of embassies. For most of the recognized nations around the world, a visit to Washington, DC, is as close as you can get to achieving Phileas Fogg´s goal of traveling the world in 80 days. What makes Washington, DC, and even better proposition is that you don´t have to worry about a passport or exchanging your money or a language barrier (unless of course you are a foreign national). Aside from the obvious things like national monuments, and the Smithsonian Institution, visit the White House located at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gwendolyn Stevens. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/100071/bk_acx0_100071_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Mykonos has always had a romantic reputation, until the body of a blonde female tourist is discovered on a pile of bones under the floor of a remote mountain church. When the island´s new police chief - the young, politically incorrect, former Athens homicide detective Andreas Kaldis - starts finding bodies, bones and suspects almost everywhere he looks, he´s forced to admit that the island paradise is harbouring a ritualistic serial killer. Mykonos´s character is at stake, but political niceties no longer matter when another blonde vanishes. Andreas must delve into ancient myths and forgotten island hideaways as he races against a killer intent on claiming a new blonde victim - who is herself determined to out step him... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Koullis Kyriacou. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/twuk/000459/bk_twuk_000459_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A Cottage in the Country:Inspirational Hideaways Jane Eastoe
This stylish and light-infused design book offers a glimpse into 20 aspirational bungalows, coastal cabins, boat houses, and hideaways in California, Montauk, Baja, Australia, and more. Surfing is a lifestyle that embraces a sense of adventure, a zen attitude, and, for many, life near the beach. The remarkable homes proflied in Surf Shack epitomise this surfing sensibility, partly because they´re all homes crafted or owned by professional and amateur surfers. Lush lifestyle photography depicts rooms that prioritise communal socialising and break down barriers between indoors and outdoors. The images highlight just how sophisticated and inviting these homes are, with personal accents (like handmade surf boards, cactus gardens, or Mexican blankets) juxtaposed with dreamy architectural details (outdoor showers, plunge pools, and skylights). Just as readers bought Cabin Porn for the vicarious enjoyment of simple, rustic, small-space living, so, too, will readers come to this book for the laid-back lifestyle of shown in these homes.
Discover the ultimate collection of film and TV locations with the next instalment in Lonely Planet´s Spotter´s Guide series. Featuring locations from more than 100 of the most iconic scenes ever committed to film, we´ll show you where incredible moments from Indiana Jones , Star Wars , Thelma & Louise , Game of Thrones and many more favourites were shot. Whether you´re sat in the dark of your local cinema, or curled up on the sofa, each film has the rare ability to transport you to amazing destinations around the globe. Inside this book, you´ll be able to explore the real-life locations for some of the most famous productions of all time, filmed in countries including Canada, Australia, Jordan, Croatia, Iceland, Japan, New Zealand, Tunisia and India. Many of these locations effortlessly played themselves, while others were disguised as hostile, alien deserts, futuristic cityscapes, or Jedi hideaways. While a film´s job is make you forget you´re watching one, there are certain locations that can transport you right into the world of a movie. If you want to feel like 007 with a license to kill, you can take a boat out to James Bond Island, otherwise known as Khao Phing Kan, in Thailand, home to The Man with the Golden Gun . If you want to follow in the footsteps of Holly Golightly, then enjoy a coffee and a Danish pastry outside Tiffany´s in Manhattan. Or perhaps you´d like to celebrate something momentous by running up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum like Rocky Balboa. Whether you´re a film buff, a travel addict, or both, this book will help to convince you that CGI is never a substitute for the real thing. 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 traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. The world awaits! Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler´s Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. ´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 ´Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.´ - New York Times
What do famous people love to do during their free time in the Big Apple? Most New Yorkers, even famous ones, have cherished rituals and favorite places that connect them to their city in unique ways. They have their beloved restaurants, museums, parks, galleries, landmarks, haunts, and hideaways. It may be watching tango dancers on Saturday nights in Central Park. Or riding a bike over the Brooklyn Bridge for a slice of Grimaldi´s pepperoni pizza and a view of the Manhattan skyline from across the East River. Perhaps it entails choosing from the many varieties of bread at Rock Hill Bake House in the Union Square Greenmarket or simply walking across 46th Street and ending up at Joe Allen, the great Broadway hangout. So imagine a book in which Matthew Broderick shares his favorite bike ride. Nora Ephron describes where she buys discounted roses in every imaginable color. Edward Norton reveals his favorite restaurant. Daniel Boulud describes his favorite pizza joint and where he buys cheese. My City, My New York lets you experience the city as some of your favorite New Yorkers do and get a peek into parts of the town that they hold dear. In a refreshing step beyond the usual travel guides and tourist listings, My City, My New York quotes VIPs and gives readers something truly unique: a chance to experience the city the way some of its most notable residents do. The activities and establishments included are diverse, often eclectic, and, most-importantly, nonexclusive - you don´t need to be a celebrity to enjoy them. While offering new and creative possibilities for exploration, My City, My New York is also a love letter to the Big Apple and will touch even the most jaded New Yorkers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susan Ericksen, David Colacci. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/007358/bk_adbl_007358_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.