Are you an adventurer seeking new experiences or armchair traveller looking to explore the world without moving a muscle? Whatever you're looking for, you'll find it in Best Day on Earth, our new inspirational guide to the planet's most extraordinary experiences, from dawn till after dark.

This first edition gives a unique 24-hour snapshot of global travel – from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro at dawn or watching the sun rise at Machu Picchu to seeing Petra by candlelight or hitting the Las Vegas Strip after dark.

Over 160 stunning images showcase the best in Rough Guides’ photography, accompanied by illuminating writing from our travel experts dotted across the globe, with all experiences plotted on a world map.

Of course, we’ve only scratched the surface of all the wonderful things you can see and do in 24 hours, but this book will inspire you to book a ticket, travel somewhere new and have your very own Best Day on Earth.

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Best Day on Earth is published on the 1st October in the UK and the 3rd November in the US; you can buy or pre-order from the retailers below.

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