100 Nights of a Lifetime



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In this one-of-a-kind illustrated collection, discover 100 after-dark adventures around the world, from kayaking Puerto Rico’s bioluminescent bay to performing Mas in Caribbean Carnivals to chasing the aurora borealis in Canada’s northern provinces.

Let National Geographic be your guide to the world after dark. In this beautifully illustrated volume you will discover all there is to see and do after the sun goes down. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing night sleeping under the stars or a high-energy party full of costumes and live music, there is something for everyone in this nocturnal collection. Spanning more than 30 countries, this book offers adventures big and small including:

  • Snorkeling at night with manta rays off the coast of Kona, Hawaii
  • Celebrating a New Year during Chiang Mai, Thailand’s Lantern Festival
  • Foraging at night for glowing mushrooms in Australia
  • Tubing under a “starry sky” of glow worms in New Zealand
  • Wildlife spotting on a night safari in Tanzania
  • Hiking by moonlight in Arches National Park
  • Skiing under the lights in Steamboat Springs, Colorado
  • Chasing the aurora borealis in Yellowknife, Canada
  • Watching beloved Hollywood films at the Celebrity Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, California
  • Listening to the singing trees in Singapore
  • Learning celestial navigation from Polynesian wayfinders
  • Bringing Christmas cheer through a night of revelry during Germany’s Krampus festival
  • Sleeping under the stars in the Sahara Desert
  • Ringing in the New Year in New York City’s Times Square
  • Participating in a centuries-old celebration, China’s Moon Festival
  • Paddling out into Puerto Rico’s mangroves and bioluminescent bay
  • And so much more!

Get ready to stay up late: this travel guide will delight wanderers, armchair travelers, and night owls alike and is a must-have collection for your coffee table.

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    December 3rd, 2024
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