Travel Pictorial - Country or Natural Wonder

Always browse any or all Travel Pictorial books about a country, region or a natural wonder of the world . You will find excellent photography to view at leisure. Check out any bookstore or library ( lending or reference ). Or an even better idea is to go on the internet and find local regional guides for the geographic destination you are planning on visiting as they are more likely to have more up to date information and guest comments and reviews as well if you are interested. You can even talk to a Cairns local company in that destination to give you guidance and help you choose the right accommodation and tours.

Travel Guide(s) - Country, Region or City

Always glance through any on line Travel Guide or book for the region you are planning to visit. You will always find some nuggat of useful information. The layout and content will always vary with the publisher. Every traveller should make it a priority to browse one or all of the guides listed below. It will be a great education to browse the layout and view the excellent photography. You decide which of the travel guide(s)  you like the best.

  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide(s)
  • Insight / Discovery Channel Travel Guide(s)
  • Lonely Planet Guide(s)
  • AA Explorer, AA Key or AA Spiral Guide(s)
  • Note: You will find about thirteen ( 13+ ) other publishing companies  travel guides in bookstores.  
  • Check out the location on Google and talk to a local
    Cairns Region Guide  Have a look at this comprehensive guide to all the things to see and do whilst on vacation in Cairns Australia. Hiking trails, waterfalls and swimming holes, nightlife, shoppping, dining, where to go what to do it's all listed on this local Cairns website and you can actually book direct with the tour operators for the Great Barrier Reef and all the adventure activities like skydiving, Kuranda Skyrail and train, liveaboard diving and lot's more.   

Travel Books - Children or Junior

Browse the children's or junior section of your local library for travel and geography guides. You will find a variety of guides to countries, regions or natural wonders of the world. The majority of these guides will be less than fifty pages in length. They will contain an excellent overview of a country etc. They are an excellent introduction to travel for a novice traveller.

Travel DVD or Video Viewing

  • These are a few ideas for finding Travel DVD's in your local area.

  • Most regional website have u tube links 
  • Local Video Rental Store
  • Local Library - Travel Video or DVD
  • Any large music store will have a range of travel DVD's or  Video's on sale.
  • Travel Video Store has an excellent internet site.
  • BBC Video series website section
  • Pilot Travel Guide series 
  • National  Geographic Travel DVD or Video Series
  • Escorted Tour Companies  DVD or Video's  e.g. Rick Steves' 
  • National Tourist Bureaus MAY have a introduction Video or DVD on offer  or Photo Gallery on their Internet site