The Lonely Planet Book of Everything: A Visual Guide to Travel and the World

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Lonely Planet, 2012 - Travel - 203 pages
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*

Want to know how to wear a kilt, kiss a stranger, prevent a hangover, get out of a sinking car, eat a lobster, greet an alien, predict the weather, play croquet and much, much more? The Book of Everthing has it all. Open the book! Dive in! We guarantee you'll learn something new. And, equipped for a world of smart, safe and exciting travel, you can use your witty know-how to make friends wherever you go.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Nigel Holmes.

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

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About the author (2012)

Nigel Holmes (born 1942) grew up in England, and moved to the US in 1978 to work at Time Magazine. When he left in 1994 he was the graphics director, and had written three books about graphic design. (They're out of print now, but Amazon usually has second-hand copies.) Other books include Wordless Diagrams (2005) and Nigel Holmes on Information Design (2006), by Steven Heller.

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