Are you thinking of planing a trip to Europe? Perhaps you should go now before they institute the cap and trade tax for airliners, which may boost the price of your airfare. Or, you could possibly would like to wait until the Euro drops in price contrary to the US Dollar, as the slow-motion train wreck with the European economy will ultimately come up with a vacation to Europe affordable again. Still, once you do go, you will find there's great book and travel guide that I highly recommend. This is a book I own myself and also have used; it's the best one I've found to date. The name with the book is;
"Travel Book Europe - The Guide to Premier Destinations," (Twelfth Edition) by a Contractor for your American Automobile Club, 2011, 576 pages, ISBN: 978-159508-400-2.
This book is entirely comprehensive, and relatively smaller than average compact. Just about everything you have to know including what you need before heading also it covers these countries; Austria, Belgium, Britain, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. There are maps of each and every country, best wishes and safest places to visit, each of the museums, downtown areas, train stations, and information about history, and historical landmarks.
Best of all there are pictures, tourist information, and average climate temperatures, which means you know what sort of clothing to use, and the temperatures are in Fahrenheit and Celsius listed by season and month. This book prevents from losing your way, and it's sufficiently little to throw in your backpack, should you be taking a walk or excursion down any European downtown shopping district. If you are going on a day at Europe by using cruiseship, this travel book has every one of the information outside every port you may stop at.
The pictures are beautiful, therefore may be the architecture, it almost provides you with feeling of being there, with plenty of trivia, history, and each of the incidentals that you might need. If you get lost, have to contact the police, or perhaps even discover a Hospital, things are indexed by this book. There are even numbers for information including Rent-A-Cars, hotels, and some from the finest and/or hottest restaurants. There are detailed maps of airports, train stations, and merely about everything you need to know. If you are touring Europe, you need to visit pick one of such books up, and use it to assist you prepare your itinerary.
Yes, I also have other books about this topic, but I would submit to you this could be the best one I've found thus far, because it is a practical travel guide that one could tote around, plus it barely consumes any space. Indeed I hope you will please consider this all and think into it.