Frommer's British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies

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Wiley, May 11, 2010 - Travel - 448 pages
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Completely updated, this new edition of "Frommer's British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies" will show you the best of Vancouver, the hottest destination in North America, where you can enjoy cutting-edge Asian-fusion cuisine and experience firsthand its vibrant arts and nightlife scene. Then we'll take you into some of the most spectacular, unspoiled countryside on the continent, where you can enjoy whale watching, sea kayaking, canoeing, wildlife viewing, downhill skiing, wine tasting, hiking, biking, and more.

In the Rockies, you'll get full coverage of gorgeous Banff and Jasper National Parks, and we'll also take you to the glowing glacial waters of Lake Louise. Our authors have traveled every inch of this vast region, and they've chosen the best places to stay: wilderness lodges, guest ranches, elegant B&Bs, mom-and-pop motels, secluded campgrounds, and luxury resorts. With Frommer's in hand, it's a snap to design the Canadian adventure that's right for you.

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About the author (2010)

Bill McRae was born and raised in rural eastern Montana, though he spent the better years of his youth attending university in Great Britain, France, and Canada. He has previously written about Montana, Utah, and Oregon for Moon Publications and about the Pacific Northwest and Seattle for Lonely Planet. Other publications he has written for include National Geographic, Microsoft Expedia, and 1,000 Places to See in the U.S.A. and Canada Before You Die for Workman Press. Bill makes his home in Portland, Oregon.

Donald Olson is a novelist, playwright, and travel writer who has lived and worked in London. His newest novel, Memoirs Are Made of This, was published in the U.K. by Hodder-Headline in 2007 under the pen name Swan Adamson and translated into Russian in 2008. Two earlier Swan Adamson novels, My Three Husbands and Confessions of a Pregnant Princess, were published in the U.S. and translated into French, and his essay, “Confessions of a Faux Pa,” is featured in the new anthology What I Would Tell Her: 28 Fathers on the Joys and Challenges of Raising their Daughters. Donald Olson’s novel, The Confessions of Aubrey Beardsley, was published in the United Kingdom by Bantam Press, and his play, Beardsley, was produced in London. His travel stories have appeared in the New York Times, Travel + Leisure, Sunset, National Geographic books, Town & Country, and many other publications. His additional guidebooks England For Dummies, Best Day Trips from London, Irreverent London, Germany For Dummies, Germany Day by Day, and Frommer’s Vancouver & Victoria are all published by Wiley. England For Dummies won a 2002 Lowell Thomas Travel Writing Award for best guidebook.

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