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Europe at Your Convenience
Kindly contributed by Duncan J.D. Smith, with photographs from his ‘Only In’ Guides, which celebrate the unique locations and hidden corners of Europe’s great cities.
  In 2015 I wrote and published Only in London, the 10th volume in my series of ‘Only In’ Guides. It seemed a good time to reflect on the books and the many intriguing journeys their creation had entailed. Eccentric museums, secret gardens, abandoned graveyards and idiosyncratic shops are all recurring themes. This is because they not only offer quirky history but also their off-the-beaten track location usually guarantees a sense of discovery. But there is another recurrent theme that has only recently been pointed out to me. “Most of your books contain toilets!” a friend told me – and he’s absolutely right.
Lonely Planet Make My Day Guides
Introducing Lonely Planet’s new Make My Day series, comprised of city guides designed for the traveler who wants to easily create custom itineraries. With a spiral binding and flip cards, each book offers more than 2,000 possible itineraries for each day -- morning, afternoon and evening. Just flip through to plan the perfect day. The profiles of each attraction are supplemented by nearby restaurants, bars and places of interest, and each book comes with a folded city map. The first cities made available this month include Paris,
Citi X 60 Guides
A series of hip, pocket-sized city guides targeting young, independent travelers was recently released by Viction:ary. The Hong Kong-based publisher of books that feature original, dynamic works of art has applied its trademark trendy style to Citi X 60 Guides that highlight the recommendations of 60 local creatives. Artists, designers, architects, chefs, musicians, photographers and filmmakers provide personalized reviews of their favorite spots, encouraging tourists to view their city as they see it.
London
Kindly contributed by Jason Cochran, award-winning travel journalist, editor-in-chief of Frommers.com and author of two recently released guidebooks in Frommer's new EasyGuide series, Walt Disney World and Orlando and London. If you haven't seen one of these new lightweight guides, full of practical, easy to absorb information, you're bound to miss out on some important attractions, authentic experiences and expert advice.