George Stone - Editor-in-Chief
Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World's Greatest Trips
Had a great interview with George Stone -- who has one of the best jobs in the world! Wow! He gets to look at gorgeous photos all day and he gets paid for it!
It was fun to talk to him about Journeys of a Lifetime. It is a lovely book that reveals National Geographic's top picks for the world's most fabulous journeys, along with practical tips for your own travels.
George and the amazing team at NatGeo have put together the favorite trips of National Geographic's travel writers. Not only will this book give you many hours of pure joy as you enjoy the highlight the best of the world's most famous and lesser known sojourns, you will be inspired! I am sure that you will want to take at least on of these journeys -- but probably many, many more.
People often talk about their 'bucket list' of things they dream about doing -- well, I never liked that term. I prefer to think of it as a JOY LIST.
I was thrilled to discover that I have done over 50 of these journeys --I even did the journey following the route taken by Alexander through Turkey.
A timely resource for the burgeoning ranks of active travelers who crave adventurous and far-flung trips, Journeys of a Lifetime provides scores of creative ideas: trekking the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania... mountain biking in Transylvania... driving through the scenic highlands of Scotland... or rolling through the outback on Australia's famous Ghan train... and dozens of other intriguing options all over the world.
Journeys of a Lifetime also features 22 fun Top 10 lists in all sorts of categories. What are the world's top 10 elevator rides, bridges to walk across, trolley rides, ancient highways, or underground walking adventures? Readers will love evaluating and debating the selections.
Each chapter showcases stunning photography, full-color maps, evocative text, and expert advice—including how to get there, when to visit, and how to make the most of the journey—all packaged in a luxurious oversize volume to treasure for years to come
Order this beautiful book...
It is the perfect gift -- but buy one for yourself as you won't want to put it down!