The New York Times 36 Hours: 150 Weekends in the USA & Canada

The New York Times 36 Hours: 150 Weekends in the USA & Canada

by Barbara Ireland (Editor)


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ISBN-13: 9783836526395
Publisher: Taschen America, LLC
Publication date: 11/27/2011
Edition description: Indexed
Pages: 744
Product dimensions: 7.04(w) x 9.62(h) x 1.96(d)

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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The New York Times 36 Hours: 150 Weekends in the USA & Canada 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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jazzy3 More than 1 year ago
As someone who has loves travel but has limited time off, the 36 hours format is great. I know having used a few of these columns that they can mean the difference between a sort of rudderless long weekend somewhere, and a better choreographed experience. Full guidebooks are often overwhelming and a little soulless for my taste, and this is different. There are practical suggestions but the columns also convey a real sense of what it's like to be immersed in a place, and they address the reality that most people aren't able to get as much time as they'd like in a specific spot. Frankly, even if the trips aren't ones that I'll be able to make anytime soon, just sampling the book gives a vicarious experience. Gorgeous photographs, perfect itineraries, 5 stars!