Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die

In Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die, the newest addition to the Fifty Places series, Chris Santella explores the best destinations for the diverse sport of paddling.

Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die

In Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die, the newest addition to the Fifty Places series, Chris Santella explores the best destinations for the diverse sport of paddling. The book features the world's top spots for kayaking, rafting, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding. Destinations include the Grand Canyon, Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, Baja California, Indonesia's Komodo Islands, and the Antarctic Peninsula, as recommended by paddling experts. Compelling travelogues are complemented by beautiful and vibrant photographs of the locations and travel tips to help readers experience the destinations for themselves.

Fifty Places to Run Before You Die

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Fifty Places to Run Before You Die

A breathtaking guide to the world’s fifty best places to run, as chosen by experts who’ve been there. The beautiful thing about running is that all you need is a trusty pair of shoes and a little determination. When you can practice a sport almost anywhere, from your own neighborhood to courses across the world, where do you begin? In Fifty Places to Run Before You Die, Chris Santella gathers fifty bucket list recommendations from some of the running world’s most accomplished leaders and athletes, including ultra-runner and record breaker Jim Walmsley; Runner’s World chief running officer Bart Yasso; NPR star Peter Sagal; race director of the Boston Marathon Dave McGillivray; U.S. Olympian Magdalena Lewy Boulet; and internationally recognized endurance athlete Dean Karnazes. Featuring a mix of popular foot races (such as marathons, 10Ks, and endurance runs) and scenic trails off the beaten path, this book divulges what makes each venue unique, offering firsthand anecdotes and practical advice for those who aspire to run there. Discover incredible events and trails both national and international, including the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc in France, the New York City Marathon, the Vancouver Sun Run, the Grand Canyon, the Dolomites in Italy, and the Great Ocean Road Marathon in Australia. Fifty Places to Run Before You Die is the essential travel companion for runners of all levels who seek to conquer new terrain while breaking personal records.

Fifty Places to Practice Yoga Before You Die

This book is for our friends and family, who supported us writing through a difficult year of quarantine and helped us kindle dreams of seeing faraway places again. ALSO BY CHRIS SANTELLA Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die Fifty ...

Fifty Places to Practice Yoga Before You Die

The author of the bestselling Fifty Places series returns with a collection of the most meditative and relaxing locales for every type of yoga practice Fifty Places to Practice Yoga Before You Die is the seventeenth entry in Chris Santella’s bestselling Fifty Places series. The book shares yogis’ recommendations for the best and most beautiful places to do yoga as well as tips for how to plan the trip. It covers a variety of venues around the world that cater to many different classes and styles of yoga, including Anusara, Ashtanga, Bikram, hot yoga, Iyengar, Restorative, and Vinyasa. The following breathtaking, diverse locales are explored throughout: Haines, Alaska - Lake Louise, Alberta - Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica - Sedona, Arizona - Melbourne, Australia - Uluru, Australia - Austria, St. Anton - Nassau, Bahamas - Paro, Bhutan - Welgevonden Game Reserve/Tuli Reserve, Botswana - Salt Spring Island, British Columbia - Joshua Tree, California - Los Angeles, California - Ojai, California - San Francisco, California - Watsonville, California - Siem Reap, Cambodia - Torres Del Paine, Chile - Denver, Colorado - Nosara, Costa Rica - Malta, Europe - Islamorada, Florida - Lake Atilan, Guatemala - Kapaau, Hawaii - Maui, Hawaii - Goa, India - Mysore (Mysuru), India - Pune, India - Rishikesh, India - Bali, Indonesia - Val de Chio, Italy - Boston, Massachusetts - Stockbridge, Massachusetts - Tulum, Mexico - Helena, Montana - Taghazout, Morocco - Bagan, Myanmar - Pokhara, Nepal - Glenorchy, New Zealand - Popoyo, Nicaragua - Valdres, Norway - Palmer Rapids, Ontario - John Day River, Oregon - Oregon City, Oregon - The Sacred Valley, Peru - Siargao, Philippines - Olhão, Portugal - Unawatuna, Sri Lanka - Kho Phangan, Thailand - London, United Kingdom

Fifty Places to Surf Before You Die

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Fifty Places to Surf Before You Die

Fifty Places to Surf Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated guide to the most thrilling surfing destinations in the world. Covering quintessential beaches, including: Oahu’s North Shore; Australia’s Gold Coast; and of course, Malibu, California, the book also invites you to discover such unexpected gems as the Amazon and the Gulf of Alaska. From the frigid waters off Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula to Nazaré, Portugal, where in 2013 Garrett McNamara broke a world record for surfing the tallest wave (78 feet!), Fifty Places to Surf takes readers on a wide-roving adventure, divulging the details that make each venue unique—and plenty of tips for those who aspire to surf there. Featuring interviews with seasoned surfing experts such as pro surfer Joel Parkinson and Billabong executive Shannan North, Fifty Places to Surf Before You Die is an essential travel companion for surfers of all levels who are looking to catch that perfect wave.

Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die

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Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die

The author of the bestselling Fifty Places series returns with a globe-trotting guide to the best and most beautiful places to rock climb around the world Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated guide to some of the greatest rock-climbing locations around the world, as recommended by expert climbers. The book will cover three types of climbing—trad, sport, and bouldering—and will showcase breathtaking venues from Joshua Tree to Jeju, South Korea. Featuring insights from industry insiders, including employees from rock-climbing gear companies like Petzl and Black Diamond Equipment, professional climbers like Jon Cardwell and Kevin Jorgeson (co-star of Dawn Wall), filmmaker Michael Call, and Climbing magazine editor Matt Samet, Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die is the essential travel companion for climbers of all levels of expertise. FEATURED LOCATIONS United States Horse Pens 40, Alabama Cochise Stronghold, Arizona Bishop, California Joshua Tree National Park, California Yosemite National Park, California Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado Rifle, Colorado City of Rocks, Idaho Elephant's Perch, Idaho Arco, Italy Red River Gorge, Kentucky Acadia National Park, Maine Baxter State Park, Maine Red Rock, Nevada North Conway, New Hampshire The Shawangunks, New York Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Smith Rock, Oregon Hueco Tanks State Park, Texas Maple Canyon, Utah Moab, Utah Zion National Park, Utah North Cascades, Washington New River Gorge, West Virginia Seneca Rocks, West Virginia Devil's Lake, Wisconsin Devils Tower, Wyoming Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming Canada Bow Valley, Alberta The Bugaboos, British Columbia Squamish, British Columbia Lion's Head, Ontario International Frey, Argentina Mount Arapiles, Australia Innsbruck, Austria Liming, China Lake District National Park, England Chamonix, France Fontainebleau, France Frankenjura, Germany Kalymnos, Greece Castle Hill, New Zealand El Potrero Chico, Mexico Bled, Slovenia Rocklands, South Africa Gyeonggi-do/Jeju, South Korea Ibiza, Spain Mallorca, Spain Rätikon, Switzerland Railay Beach, Thailand

Fifty Places to Camp Before You Die

This book is for my girls, Cassidy, Annabel, and Deidre, and the many fun nights we have spent in our humongous L.L.Bean tent. ALSO BY THE AUTHOR Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die: Kayaking and Rafting Experts Share the World's ...

Fifty Places to Camp Before You Die

In Fifty Places to Camp Before You Die, Chris Santella illuminates the best destinations for exploring the great outdoors. The book features the world’s top spots for sleeping under the stars and enjoying a host of outdoor recreational activities that make camping such a time-honored tradition. Featuring favorite US National Parks destinations—as well as more exotic locales in Italy, Chile, France, Botswana, Germany, and more—Santella provides helpful information and tips that will appeal to novice campers and seasoned outdoorsmen alike. Interviews with camping experts and beautiful, vibrant photography bring each location to life. Fifty Places to Camp Before You Die makes camping trips more accessible with easy-to-follow advice, enthralling anecdotes, and tips and plans for creating your own amazing outdoor memories.

Fifty Places to Drink Beer Before You Die

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Fifty Places to Drink Beer Before You Die

A beautiful guide to the world’s fifty best places to enjoy a beer, from Alabama to Zimbabwe, as chosen by experts connected to the industry. What is the most unforgettable place you’ve ever taken a refreshing sip of a cold beer? In Fifty Places to Drink Beer Before You Die, Chris Santella explores the best destinations to crack open a cold one, reflect on the day, and take in the scenery. The book features the world’s top locations for imbibing, from beautiful landscapes to beer festivals, breweries, classic drinking establishments, and brand-new, under-the-radar spots. With a mix of national and international places to visit—Asheville, Denver, Prague, Munich, Vienna, and more—as well as firsthand accounts from contributors such as Jim Koch (founder of Boston Brewing Company/ Samuel Adams) and Joe Wiebe (author of Craft Beer Revolution), this book will make you want to trek to each must-see destination. Packed with beautiful, vibrant photographs that bring each locale to life, Fifty Places to Drink Beer Before You Die will leave you craving barley and hops and eagerly planning your next trip.

Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die

The sun burns the mist off, and you see the brilliant fall foliage. You paddle your canoe into one of the pools, make a cast, the fly swings behind a rock, and a fish slams it and goes airborne. That's what it's all about.

Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die

Amateur or expert, every angler dreams of landing "the big one," but that's only part of the appeal of fly fishing. Because even when hours pass without a bite, nothing beats the rugged beauty of the surroundings. For both armchair travelers and avid outdoorsmen who may have already started a checklist of their own, Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die maps out the meccas of the fly-fishing world. Through in-depth interviews with the sport's acknowledged gurus, author Chris Santella goes beyond standard guides to convey the very essence of the recommended locations. Readers can vicariously cast mouse pattners to fifty-pound taimen in the wilds of Mongolia, wrangle with wily permit off the Florida Keys, and match the hatch on Montana's Armstrong's Spring Creek. Jardines de la Reina, Cuba (tarpon), the Zhupanova River, Kamchatka (rainbow trout), and the Rio Negro, Brazil (peacock bass) are also included. The essays include a cultural and natural history of each site, along with colorful anecdotes based on the author's and authorities' experiences. With breath-takingly-beautiful photos of the spots, many by celebrated fly-fishing photographer R. Valentine Atkinson, the book also provides adventurous anglers with enough travel-and-tackle information so that they, too, can start planning excursions to go fish around the globe.

Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die

which reaches 5,000 feet above you; below you, there's a 200foot drop, and shimmering Lake Louise in the distance. ... One must is a paddle on Lake Louise; the reflection of the lodge's red canoes mingling against the white of the ...

Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die

Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die is the latest offering in the bestselling Fifty Places series. Chris Santella, along with top expedition leaders, explores the world’s greatest walking adventures. Some, such as the Lunana Snowman Trek in Bhutan and the Kangshung Valley Trek in Tibet, are grueling multiweek adventures at high altitudes. Others, such as Japan’s Nakesando Trail, move leisurely from village to village, allowing walkers to immerse themselves in the local culture. Whether it’s climbing the Rwandan mountains to view mountain gorillas or strolling through bistros along Italy’s Amalfi Coast, there’s a memorable hike at everyone’s level within these 50 chapters. With commentaries from expert trekkers and insider tips that lead the reader off the beaten path, Santella has again captured the special characteristics that make these must-visit destinations.

Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die

The snow was waistdeep—sometimes even chestdeep—and we had the whole place to ourselves. ... it's a week of powder skiing in the winter, whitewater rafting the Tal and Coal Creek, or paddle boarding under the summer midnight sun.

Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die

Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die—the 10th book in the popular Fifty Places series—takes readers to some of the world’s most inspiring skiing/snowboarding destinations: the Chugach Mountains (Alaska); Aspen, Crested Butte, and Steamboat Springs (Colorado); Tuckerman Ravine (New Hampshire); Rusutsu (Japan); Chamonix (France); Portillo (Chile); and Whistler Blackcomb (British Columbia). Based on interviews with leading experts, the book chronicles the rich history of these sports and the people who have mastered them, including Tommy Moe, Jonny Moseley, Billy Kidd, and Greg Harms. Above all, Santella provides readers with the gorgeous scenery, the glamorous ambiance, and the always thrilling experience of visiting mountains from the Alps to the Rockies, whether it’s après-ski in Cortina or helicopter rides into virgin Alaskan powder. Praise for Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die “Even the reader who gets no farther than the couch can feel transported to the snow-covered peaks, mogul fields, and sparkling expanses sculpted by the book’s avalanche of quirky nuggets, insider tips, and historical perspectives . . . After writing nine other Fifty Places guides, author Chris Santella has the drill down.” —Reuters.com “Whether you’re an expert looking to hit the double diamond moguls or a beginner who wants a gentle slope just in case stopping is an issue, these spots have a little something for everyone.” —The Daily Beast “For powderhounds, Fifty Places to Ski & Snowboard Before You Die by Chris Santella ($25) looks at snow sports destinations around the world.” —Associated Press

Fifty More Places to Play Golf Before You Die

During the winter months, humpback whales that have migrated here from Alaska are present; in the summer, hardy souls can kayak the seventeen-mile Na Pali coastline in what National Geographic has called the secondgreatest adventure in ...

Fifty More Places to Play Golf Before You Die

Fifty More Places to Play Golf Before You Die is the sixth of Chris Santella’s popular “Fifty Places” books (more than 250,000 copies in print), and the first to return to golf—the series’ most popular subject. In this new book Santella interviews 50 luminaries in the golf world about their favorite courses and experiences. Experts range from seasoned touring professionals (Amy Alcott, Fred Funk) to journalists and photographers (James Dodson, Brian Morgan) to golf course architects (Robert von Hagge, Bob Harrison) to travel specialists (Gordon Dalgleish, Mike Lardner). Old Country favorites like Royal Dornoch and Machrihanish in Scotland are featured, but so are venues far off the linksters’ beaten path, like Nirwana, Bali, where the course runs beside rice paddies in the shadow of ancient temples, and China’s Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, where players tee off at 10,000 feet, at the base of the Himalayas. More than 40 spectacular photos capture the allure of these unforgettable golf destinations.

Kayaking

Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die: Kayaking and Rafting Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations. New York, NY: Stewart, Tabori, and Chang, 2014. Stuhaug, Dennis. Kayaking Made Easy: A Manual for Beginners With Tips for the ...

Kayaking

Kayaking is an ancient activity that was once key to the survival of Inuit peoples. It has since become a recreational pursuit popular among young and old alike. Readers will be excited to take to the water after learning the basics of kayaking, including proper paddle control and performing a roll. Beginners will learn where they can enjoy a leisurely introduction to kayaking with a scenic guided tour and how they can work their way up to the difficult rapids tackled by advanced kayakers. Important terms, equipment, strokes, and the differences between sea and whitewater kayaking are also covered.

50 Water Adventures to Do Before You Die

Power yourself in the direction you want to go and carry in your kayak everything you need to camp and survive. ... Kayaking allows you to weave your way deep into the heart of places of outstanding natural beauty.

50 Water Adventures to Do Before You Die

A definitive guide to the planet's finest offerings of activities on, in or under water. Featuring gorgeous photography and practical information, this is a must-have for thrillseekers and armchair dreamers alike.

Fly Fishing Houston Southeastern Texas

We aren't even talking about Texas's own crystalline rivers like the Llano or the Devils. ... of the waterways addressed herein will never be seen on a postcard and will never make the list of Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die.

Fly Fishing Houston   Southeastern Texas

Bayou City: An Angler’s Paradise The fourth-largest city in the U.S. has a secret hiding in plain sight: All that water means it’s a fabulous place for fly fishing. Travel no further than to the city’s “concrete flats” to stalk carp with Houston’s iconic skyline as a backdrop. Just outside the metro area, wade in the secluded spring-fed waters of the Pineywoods to find spotted bass, largemouth bass, and a variety of panfish. Launch a canoe or kayak in nearby lakes and backwaters to search for gar and bowfin. Add some adventure with a trip to Village Creek, a fascinating biozone where bass and catfish thrive along with four varieties of carnivorous plants and 35 species of orchids. With Fly Fishing Houston & Southeastern Texas as your guide, discover the rewards for anglers this unique region offers, from inside the city limits to the countryside beyond. 38 detailed on-the-water descriptions of "wades" located on 12 unique streams and waterways Descriptions of access points for paddles in local lakes Suggestions for creating personalized fly boxes for southeastern Texas More than 300 color photographs, including close-ups of the key sport fish available QR codes supplying GPS coordinates for optimal parking for each wade location Recommendations for the best gear to get started fly fishing Angler-friendly breweries and fly shops Local history, info, and events Insider tips for sneaking up on fish An overview of current water use regulations in the Houston area and how anglers can help keep streams, creeks, bayous, and even ditches available to fly fishing enthusiasts

101 Places to Get F cked Up Before You Die

Dawson City is the settlement at the confluence of the Klondike and the Yukon rivers that was built by these miners. ... There are slots and poker, of course, but there are 50 101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die.

101 Places to Get F cked Up Before You Die

What Are You Waiting For? Looking for a guidebook that isn't full of tired, lame, or even BS travel information? 101 Places to Get Fucked Up Before You Die brings together the most irreverent and legit accounts of drinking, nightlife and travel culture around the world. Part guide, part social commentary, part party invitation, 101 Places gives you all the info and inspiration you'll need to: * Blowout one (or several) of the year's biggest festivals * MacGyver your way into underground clubs and backcountry raves * Throw down with people from the Himalayas to the salt flats to Antarctica * Travel in every conceivable style—from baller to dirtbag—to some of the most epic spots on earth Do you really know where to go out in San Francisco or Tel Aviv? How about preparing for Burning Man or Oktoberfest? The award-winning journalists and photographers at Matador Network let you know what's up at each spot, whether it's drug policies, how to keep safe, special options for LGBT travelers, or simply where to find the kind of music you like to dance to. No matter if you want to rage at Ibiza or just chill on some dunes smoking shisha, 101 Places has something for you. So, hop a flight, raise a glass, and join us as we breach security, ride ill-recommended ferries, and hike miles into the wilderness all in search of the parties and places going off right now.

1 000 Places to See Before You Die

WHERE: 50 miles from Paia to Hana. HANA VILLAGE—At the end of the serpentine Hana Highway lies “Heavenly Hana,” a stronghold of local culture that is a throwback to the Hawaii of yesteryear. You can luxuriate on Hamoa Beach (see next ...

1 000 Places to See Before You Die

The world’s bestselling travel book is back in a more informative, more experiential, more budget-friendly full-color edition. A #1 New York Times bestseller, 1,000 Places reinvented the idea of travel book as both wish list and practical guide. As Newsweek wrote, it “tells you what’s beautiful, what’s fun, and what’s just unforgettable— everywhere on earth.” And now the best is better. There are 600 full-color photographs. Over 200 entirely new entries, including visits to 28 countries like Lebanon, Croatia, Estonia, and Nicaragua, that were not in the original edition. There is an emphasis on experiences: an entry covers not just Positano or Ravello, but the full 30-mile stretch along the Amalfi Coast. Every entry from the original edition has been readdressed, rewritten, and made fuller, with more suggestions for places to stay, restaurants to visit, festivals to check out. And throughout, the book is more budget-conscious, starred restaurants and historic hotels such as the Ritz, but also moderately priced gems that don’t compromise on atmosphere or charm. The world is calling. Time to answer.

1 000 Places to See Before You Die the second edition

... Greater Antilles uerto Rico's small sister island Vieques is distinctive both for what it lacks (souvenir shops, ... exhaust harms the creatures) or even better, by kayak, the eerie luminescence appearing with each paddle stroke.

1 000 Places to See Before You Die  the second edition

The world’s bestselling travel book is back in a more informative, more experiential, more budget-friendly full-color edition. A #1 New York Times bestseller, 1,000 Places reinvented the idea of travel book as both wish list and practical guide. As Newsweek wrote, it “tells you what’s beautiful, what’s fun, and what’s just unforgettable— everywhere on earth.” And now the best is better. There are 600 full-color photographs. Over 200 entirely new entries, including visits to 28 countries like Lebanon, Croatia, Estonia, and Nicaragua, that were not in the original edition. There is an emphasis on experiences: an entry covers not just Positano or Ravello, but the full 30-mile stretch along the Amalfi Coast. Every entry from the original edition has been readdressed, rewritten, and made fuller, with more suggestions for places to stay, restaurants to visit, festivals to check out. And throughout, the book is more budget-conscious, starred restaurants and historic hotels such as the Ritz,but also moderately priced gems that don’t compromise on atmosphere or charm. The world is calling. Time to answer.

Kayak Fly Fishing

I've seen photos of anglers catching giant roosterfish down in Mexico from their kayak, even though there might be 100 feet of ocean below them. ... 50 Places to Fly Fish Before You Die, and Fly Fishing the World,” says Bowman.

Kayak Fly Fishing

Kayak fishing is one of the fastest growing segments in the sport of fly fishing. In addition to getting you away from the bank and to unpressured water, they are stealthy, easily transported and stored, and modern boats offer a plethora of options for fresh- and saltwater anglers. This complete guide to fly fishing from a kayak thoroughly covers techniques, tackle, choosing the right boat and how to rig it, and strategies. Fishing pros featured include Pat Cohen (upstate New York), Chris LeMessurier (Michigan), Juan Veruete (Pennsylvania), Drew Haerer, Brian Cadoret (Vermont), Casey Brunning (Louisiana), Conway Bowman (California)

1 000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die

Be sure to visit the bar, known for its off-kilter wooden floor and working nickelodeon that you from the treetops. remain ... Sea kayaks are a wonderful way to explore by the quiet dip of a paddle, the calling of a distant loon, ...

1 000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die

Covering the U.S.A. and Canada like never before, and for the first time with full-color photographs, here are 1,000 compelling, essential, offbeat, utterly unforgettable places. Pristine beaches and national parks, world-class museums and the Just for Laughs festival, mountain resorts, salmon-rich rivers, scenic byways, the Oyster Bar and the country’s best taco, lush gardens and coastal treks at Point Reyes, rafting the Upper Gauley (if you dare). Plus resorts, vineyards, hot springs, classic ballparks, the Talladega Speedway, and more. Includes new attractions, like Miami’s Pérez Art Museum and Manhattan’s High Line, plus more than 150 places of special interest to families. And, for every entry, what you need to know about how and when to visit. “Patricia Schultz unearths the hidden gems in our North American backyard. Don’t even think about packing your bag and sightseeing without it.” —New York Daily News