Situated dramatically where two oceans meet at the base of the Table Mountains, Cape Town boasts stunning beaches, an irresistible Mediterranean climate, delicious cuisine, and affordability. Time Out Cape Town profiles the city's best places to stay, play, dine, and visit including day-trips to the world-renowned Winelands and the breathtaking Western cape. Charts, maps, and color photographs throughout make this an indispensable guide to a stunningly beautiful, world-class city.
Venice conjures images of gondolas drifting along misty canals and pigeon-feeding visitors dwarfed by the splendor of St. Mark’s. For tourists seeking these typical Venetian icons, this magical city will never disappoint. But for a more rounded experience, the longtime residents and experts who have contributed to Time Out Venice take readers down backstreets and into campi and calli where few tourists tread: to hidden churches with hidden artworks; to architectural and sculptural gems in concealed courtyards; and to districts where the everyday life of Venice goes on in time-honored, washing-festooned, market-haggling fashion. Included is a wealth of practical information on escaping the menu turistico to discover authentic eateries; hiring a gondola and coping with acqua alta; finding budget digs in a city of haute hotels; and traveling beyond the Venetian lagoon to the magnificent cities — Padua, Verona, Vicenza, Treviso — and countryside of the mainland Veneto region.