Discover 100 exciting alternative travel experiences where tourists are few and far between. Explore a secret mountainous kingdom in Africa, an underwater museum in Australia, a medieval fairytale town in Europe - and learn how your visit can benefit local communities when you go beyond classic bucket list places with this inspiring travel guide. Avoid fighting for space for a sunrise snap at Angkor Wat and instead wander the more peaceful 'lost city' of Banteay Chhmar; skip the long queues at the pyramids of Giza and stroll through the dazzling Roman ruins of North Africa's Djemila; bypass America's overcrowded Grand Canyon and catch a fiery sunset at Goosenecks Overlook in Capitol Reef National Park.
Feed your wanderlust with Offbeat and find:- 100 lesser-known cities, regions and countries with chapters covering Africa and the Middle East, Asia, the Americas, Europe and Oceania - Amazing crowd-free experiences- Go if you like comparisons offering magnificent alternatives to over-populated sites and landmarks- Insider knowledge on how your visit can make a positive impact on local businesses- Expert advice on why you should go, when you should go and how to get there - Helpful tips for first-time travellers- Presented in a beautiful hardcover format with striking photography, practical planning information and handy mapsConnect with vibrant cultures, unearth amazing stories and make these exhilarating under-the-radar travel experiences part of your next great trip. Perfect for curious minds, Offbeat is a must-read for anyone dreaming of, or planning an upcoming adventure. Gift this unique book to the traveller in your life or simply keep these off-the-beaten track destinations all to yourself.