Sabrina Talarico, a freelance travel journalist, is a member of the executive committee of the Italian National Order of Journalists. Stefano Passaquindici is the chairman of the Italian Tourist Press Group. Together have written a refreshing book ideal for the Summer: Beaches, 100 Ultimate Escapes (published by Universe).
This beautifully illustrated volume offers an exclusive tour of 100 of the most breathtaking beaches in the world. Ranging across all the coasts of the world—the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the quaintness of Love Beach in the Bahamas, and the metropolitan shoreline of Copacabana in Brazil—this beautifully illustrated volume offers an exclusive tour of 100 of the most beautiful beaches in the world; each one a trip of a lifetime.
With locations selected by some of the world’s most qualified and sophisticated travel journalists and photographers, this book offers a unique perspective for travelers everywhere by introducing far-off destinations that are not necessarily on the more familiar tourist itineraries.
“The beaches featured in the book are divided into categories: ‘Fun Beaches;’ ‘Protected Beaches;’ ‘Legendary Beaches;’ ‘Natural Paradises;’ ‘Sports Beaches’ and ‘Unreachable Beaches.’
So the reader is introduced to beaches such as Copacabana, Marina di Ravenna, Cape Range, Rabida, Ipanema, Waikiki, Wineglass Bay, Jhonny Cay, Manihi, Bondi Beach, Utah Beach(!), Le Toquet, Venice Beach, Punta Pirulil and Arrecifes.”
Beaches: 100 Ultimate Escapes includes useful maps and website references, making this an indispensable reference as well as a sumptuous book for the armchair traveler.