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Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula (Travel Guide) by [Lonely Planet, Walker, Jenny, Butler, Stuart, Ham, Anthony, Schulte-Peevers, Andrea]

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Feel the allure of Arabia's desert dunes, dine on top of Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, or wander through the labyrinthine souqs; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Oman, the United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Peninsula and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including culture, history, religion, art, literature, music, dance, architecture, politics, and cuisine
  • Over 70 local maps
  • Useful features - including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), Walking Tours, and Arabia's Top 15
  • Coverage of Bahrain, Manama, Kuwait, Kuwait City, Oman, Muscat, Dhofar, Qatar, Doha, Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, the United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Gharbia, Yemen, Sana'a, and more

eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices)

  • Zoom-in maps and images bring it all up close and in greater detail
  • Downloadable PDF and offline maps let you stay offline to avoid roaming and data charges
  • Seamlessly flip between pages
  • Easily navigate and jump effortlessly between maps and reviews
  • Speedy search capabilities get you to what you need and want to see
  • Use bookmarks to help you shoot back to key pages in a flash
  • Visit the websites of our recommendations by touching embedded links
  • Adding notes with the tap of a finger offers a way to personalise your guidebook experience
  • Inbuilt dictionary to translate unfamiliar languages and decode site-specific local terms

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula, our most comprehensive guide to Oman, the United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Peninsula, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

  • Looking for a guide focused on Dubai? Check out Lonely Planet's Dubai & Abu Dhabi guide for a comprehensive look at all the city has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Pocket Dubai, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Middle East guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

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 they find themselves in.

About the Author

Stuart Butler is a retired assistant branch chief of the Old Military and Civil Branch, National Archives and Records Administration. Butler is the foremost expert on Virginia in the War of 1812, having recently written the first book on the state's role in the war, "Defending the Old Dominion in the War of 1812." Among his other books are "Virginia Soldiers in the U.S. Army" and "A Guide to Virginia Militia Units in the War of 1812."

Ham worked as a refugee lawyer for three years. He is now a freelance writer and photographer in Australia.

Schulte-Peevers is a Los Angeles-based writer, editor and translator who ownes her love of languages and travel to her mother, who began lugging her off to foreign lands when she was just a toddler. She got her high-school education in Germany, then left for London and stints as an au-pair, market resercher and foreign language correspondent. In the mid-80s, she swapped England for Souther California and the hallowed halls of UCLA. She hit the job market armed with a degree in English literature and chartered a course in travel journalism.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 47935 KB
  • Print Length: 528 pages
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet; 4 edition (1 August 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1742200095
  • ISBN-13: 978-1742200095
  • ASIN: B00F076V60
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #4,35,502 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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