Frommer's Vancouver and Victoria 2011

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Wiley, Nov 12, 2013 - Travel - 320 pages
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  • Completely updated every year, Frommer's Vancouver & Victoria also includes coverage of Whistler and the Pacific Rim National Park.
  • All of the post 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games attraction updates, including new legacy installations and SkyTrain information.
  • Our author shows you all the highlights -- from the Museum of Anthropology and Granville Island in Vancouver, to Butchart Gardens and the Fairmont Empress in Victoria -- and takes you outdoors to explore the area's parks, mountains, beaches, and wildlife.
  • You'll get authoritative and candid hotel and restaurant reviews to help map out the choices that best suit your tastes and budget.
  • Plus, you'll have shopping and nightlife, detailed walking tours, accurate neighborhood maps, public transportation information, and coverage of Whistler and the Pacfic Rim National Park, and more all at your fingertips.
  • Frommer's Vancouver & Victoria also includes gorgeous color photos of the sights and experiences that await you and a color fold-out map of Vancouver.

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Great value pull out map best feature!

User Review  - formerchigirl - Overstock.com

Wonderful guide full of useful info. The laminated pull out map was the best feature. We were only in Vancouver for a couple of days so it was imperative that we maximize our time there. We also purchased the Seattle guide and it was just as helpful. Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Donald Olson is a novelist, playwright, and travel writer. His travel stories have appeared in The New York Times, Travel & Leisure, Sunset, National Geographic, and many other publications. His other guidebooks include Best Day Trips from London, England For Dummies (winner of the Lowell Thomas Travel Writing Award for best guidebook), Germany For Dummies, and London For Dummies, and (as co-author) Great Britain Day by Day and Germany Day by Day, all published by Wiley. Under the pen name Swan Adamson, Donald has published the novels Memoirs Are Made of This (also translated into Russian), My Three Husbands (published in France as Vénus, quand tu nous tiens), and Confessions of a Pregnant Princess (published in France as Vénus à Rome). His novel, The Confessions of Aubrey Beardsley, was published in the United Kingdom by Bantam Press, and his play, Beardsley, was produced in London. In 2010 his essay, “Confessions of a Faux Pa,” was featured in the new anthology What I Would Tell Her: 28 Fathers on the Joys and Challenges of Raising their Daughters.

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