Holy Lands Guidebooks and Gear

International travelers need great guidebooks. Many of you have your favorite brands. On a cruise that covers several countries, you will need several guidebooks. We have reviewed the list of prominent titles and have included those shown below based on a) reputation of publisher, b) how up-to-date the book is, and c) any singular titles we uncovered that are specific to the destination and look interesting. Feel free to contact us with your own recommendations.


Fodor’s Egypt (Full-color Travel Guide)

Egypt (Country Guide)

Top 10 Cairo and the Nile (EYEWITNESS TOP 10 TRAVEL GUIDE)



Frommer’s Israel

Israel & the Palestinian Territories (Country Guide)

Fodor’s Israel (Full-color Travel Guide)

The Holy Land: An Oxford Archaeological Guide (Oxford Archaeological Guides)

Jewish Journeys in Jerusalem: A Tourist Guide