The handy pocket-size guide is packed with useful information, tips and recommendations, accompanied by colour photographs, charts and maps for the first-time traveller who wants to experience the major highlights that Stockholm & Sweden has to offer. This travel book surpasses other guides in that it incorporates essential information in an easy-to-carry and easy-to-read format that is attractive and useful at the same time. It provides a visitor with an invaluable introduction to Stockholm & Sweden by concisely highlighting the region's 'must see' areas in a practical and user-friendly format, thus encouraging the tourist to make the most of his/her available time. All the essential information you need to get around an unfamiliar city and country is compacted into useful and practical 'At-a-Glance' sections at the end of each chapter. The fold-out map Stockholm & Sweden is ideal for tourists and visitors. In addition to the main map of Stockholm & Sweden, it features 1 detailed area map and 2 town plans.
Richard Sale has climbed and trekked all over the world. After university he worked as a glaciologist at Switzerland's Jungfraujoch. He pursued a career as a scientist before becoming a full-time writer and photographer. His previous books include Arctic Odyssey, an account of his travels in the high Arctic, On Top of the World, a history of the 8000m peaks, and To the Ends of the Earth, the history of Polar Exploration.