Buon giorno! From ordering calamari in Venice to making new friends in Tuscan hill towns, it helps to speak some of the native tongue in Italy. Rick Steves offers well-tested Italian words and phrases that come in handy in a variety of situations. Inside you'll find: Key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spelling An English-Italian and Italian-English dictionary Tips for small talk and local lingo with Rick's signature sense of humor A tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice as you wait in line at the Sistine Chapel (no internet connection required!) Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves Italian Phrase Book is an essential item for any traveler's pocket.
From ATM lingo to train station announcements, this book is packed with useful phrases. Also included are advice on gesturing, telephone tips, and even a handy menu decoder. Features easy-to-read phonetic spellings of common expressions .
Packed with words and phrases that help modern, budget-conscious travelers get what they need and where they want to go, this humorous guide even tells how to say "I'm a carnivore" in three different languages.
When ordering a café au lait in Paris, calamari in Venice, or bratwurst in Munich, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spelling, an English-French/Italian/German dictionary, the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice. Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' French, Italian & German Phrase Book is an essential item for any traveler's backpack.
Release on 2020-06-23 | by Rick Steves,Gene Openshaw
Author: Rick Steves,Gene Openshaw
Pubpsher: Hachette UK
Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves! This colorful, compact guidebook is perfect for spending a week or less in Rome: City walks and tours: Six detailed tours and walks showcase Rome's essential sights, including the Colosseum, St. Peter's Basilica, and the lively Piazza Navona, plus handy neighborhood breakdowns Rick's strategic advice on what experiences are worth your time and money What to eat and where to stay: Grab a quick lunch of pizza al taglio, people-watch as you sip wine on a sunny piazza, savor a multi-course meal at a neighborhood enoteca, and unwind in a room with a view Day-by-day itineraries to help you prioritize your time A detailed, detachable fold-out map, plus museum and city maps throughout Full-color, portable, and slim for exploring on the go Trip-planning practicalities like when to go, how to get around, and more Lightweight yet packed with valuable insight into Rome's history and culture, Rick Steves Pocket Rome truly is a tour guide in your pocket. Spending more than a week in the city? Try Rick Steves Rome!
Who but Rick Steves can tell travelers how to stroll the same streets walked by Michelangelo, explore world-reknown art museums, or sample Tuscan cuisine? With Rick Steves’ Florence and Tuscany 2008, travelers can experience Steves' favorite destinations in Florence, including the Duomo, the Uffizi, the Bargello, and the Ponte Vecchio — economically and hassle-free. Completely revised and updated, this guide includes opinionated coverage of both famous and lesser-known sights, friendly places to eat and sleep, suggested day plans, walking tours and trip itineraries, and clear instructions for smooth travel anywhere by car, train, or foot. America’s number one authority on travel to Europe, Steves' time-tested recommendations for safe and enjoyable travel in Europe have been used by millions of Americans in search of their own unique European travel experience.