- Flexibound: 744 pages
- Publisher: Taschen; Ind Thm edition (November 27, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 3836526395
- ISBN-13: 978-3836526395
- Product Dimensions: 6.6 x 1.9 x 9.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 3 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 79 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #327,047 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The New York Times: 36 Hours 150 Weekends in the USA & Canada Flexibound – November 27, 2011
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About the Author
Barbara Ireland, a writer and editor based in western New York State, is a former deputy travel editor and deputy Op-Ed page editor at The New York Times. While on the Times staff, she commissioned and edited many "36 Hours" columns and wrote a few herself. She is a graduate of Cornell University and was a John S. Knight journalism fellow at Stanford University.
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Photos are really good and writing is very coincise - book to keep and use over and over. I have traveled extensively and this book give you a great summary if you only have a few days. Only US cities that are original and uniue are: New York, San Fran, Las vegas and New Oreleans, all others look very much alike with same kinds of houses and stores.
New York is big , moves so fast and NEW York natives are the best, assuming you can understand their accent. Some of the most friendly people are the New Yorkers - just don't say you are a New Jersey Giants fan !
You will hear at least 10 diff launguages spoken on the street.
San Fran is probably the most pretty city in America. So many hills, great food and
the gays know how to party too.
New Oreleans is old , historic , lots of unique food and people are the salt of the earth.
Vegas is just a crazy fun party town and nothing in USA compares to it.
Now, food and shows rule vs the mob in the old days. Lose at the tables - go drown your sorrows and have a 3.99 steak dinner or even better, go the Bellgio for the buffet and bring a bigger set of clothes !