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    Christopher Winn
    • £3.99
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    I Never Knew That About London author Christopher Winn takes you on a series of walks through central London that will open your eyes to the events that happened in the city during the Victorian era.

    Among the little-known facts he reveals are the 300-foot bell tower at the Houses of Parliament; a hidden chapel in Bloomsbury that was described by Oscar Wilde as 'the most delightful private chapel in London'; and the best Victorian loos in the world that are located near Old Street.
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    "Berlitz Pocket Guide Tallinn" is a concise, full-colour travel guide to this enchanting Baltic city, combining inspiring photography with insider tricks and tips to help you uncover the best of Tallinn. It tells you everything you need to know about the best places to visit in the city, from the historic seat of power, Toompea Castle, to the dramatic Aleksander Nevski Cathedral and bustling Town Hall Square. Handy maps on the cover flaps help you find your way around, and are cross-referenced to the text. To inspire you, the book offers a rundown of the 10 top attractions in Tallinn, followed by an itinerary for a Perfect Day in the city. The What to Do chapter is a snapshot of things to do in Tallinn, including entertainment, nightlife, sports, shopping and activities for children. The book provides all the essential background on Tallinn's culture, including a brief history of Tallinn and an Eating Out chapter covering the city's cuisine. There are carefully chosen listings of the best hotels and restaurants and an A-Z of all the practical information you'll need.
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Make My Day Washington, DC is a unique guide that allows you to effortlessly plan your perfect day. Flip through the sections and mix and match your itinerary for morning, afternoon and evening. Start the day at the National Air & Space Museum, visit the Washington Monument in the afternoon and enjoy the Kennedy Center in the evening; all with your trusted travel companion. Planning your city adventure has never been so easy and fun. Inside the Lonely Planet Make My Day Washington, DC Travel Guide: *Build your own day from more than 2000 itinerary combinations *Insider tips get you to the heart of the city's must-see sights and experiences *Maps and transport planner help you get your bearings and navigate between sights *Restaurants and cafes close to your chosen destinations *Full color images of every sight and activity *Essential need-to-know info about the city *Free, convenient pull-out Washington, DC map The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Make My Day Washington, DC, a fun, interactive way to plan your perfect day. * Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Washington, DC's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet Washington, DC. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
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    Insight Guides
    • £11.69
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    Insight City Guides just got even better! With more detailed coverage spanning over 250 pages, this guide provides a highly visual introduction to Cape Town. Street atlases provide extra clarity and easy orientation; locating hotels and restaurants, along with principal sites and attractions. The Best Of section illustrates everything you can't afford to miss. Editor's top tips reveal lesser-known sights, best views, best walks, best family activities plus money-saving hints. A colour-coded overview map introduces the places section and highlights the top sights at a glance. Expanded and updated restaurant listings feature the best eateries to suit all budgets within each area, giving the address, phone number, opening times and price range, followed by a useful review. A new illustrated section covers all the top shopping areas, department stores and markets. From the best places to grab a bargain to designer stores, this section will give you all the insider information for your ultimate shopping experience. A comprehensive Travel Tips section provides all the information you'll need for a hassle free holiday, covering accommodation, transport, currency, language and more. Enjoy your city break in style with Insight Guides.
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    Lonely Planet
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Make My Day Sydney is a unique guide that allows you to effortlessly plan your perfect day. Flip through the sections and mix and match your itinerary for morning, afternoon and evening. Start the day enjoying the views from the Sydney Harbour Bridge, visit the Museum of Contemporary Art in the afternoon and explore Chinatown in the evening; all with your trusted travel companion. Planning your city adventure has never been so easy and fun. Inside the Lonely Planet Make My Day Sydney Travel Guide: *Build your own day from more than 2000 itinerary combinations *Insider tips get you to the heart of the city's must-see sights and experiences *Maps and transport planner help you get your bearings and navigate between sights *Restaurants and cafes close to your chosen destinations *Full colour images of every sight and activity *Essential need-to-know info about the city *Free, convenient pull-out Sydney map The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Make My Day Sydney, a fun, interactive way to plan your perfect day. * Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Sydney's neighbourhoods? Check out the Lonely Planet Sydney guide. * Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's East Coast Australia or Australia guides for comprehensive looks at all the region and country have to offer, or Discover Australia, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
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    Lonely Planet
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Pocket Dubai is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore culture and architecture in the historic district, shop at the world's largest mall, or explore the chaos and charm of the Gold Souq; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Dubai and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Dubai: *Full-colour maps and images throughout *Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests *Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots *Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices *Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss *Free, convenient pull-out Dubai map (included in print version), plus over 14 colour neighbourhood maps *User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time *Covers Burj Khalifa, Madinat Jumeirah, the Gold Souq, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Museum, Al Fahidi Historic District, Dubai Mall and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Dubai, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience. * Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Dubai's neighbourhoods? Check out the Lonely Planet Dubai & Abu Dhabi guide. * Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out the Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet and Andrea Schulte-Peevers. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
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    Lonely Planet
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Make My Day Hong Kong is a unique guide that allows you to effortlessly plan your perfect day. Flip through the sections and mix and match your itinerary for morning, afternoon and evening. Start the day with a ride on the Star Ferry, spend the afternoon at Chi Lin Nunnery and enjoy the evening at Temple Street Night Market; all with your trusted travel companion. Planning your city adventure has never been so easy and fun. Inside the Lonely Planet Make My Day Hong Kong Travel Guide: *Build your own day from more than 2000 itinerary combinations *Insider tips get you to the heart of the city's must-see sights and experiences *Maps and transport planner help you get your bearings and navigate between sights *Restaurants and cafes close to your chosen destinations *Full colour images of every sight and activity *Essential need-to-know info about the city *Free, convenient pull-out Hong Kong map The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Make My Day Hong Kong, a fun, interactive way to plan your perfect day. * Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Hong Kong's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet Hong Kong. * Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet China guide for a comprehensive look at all that China has to offer, or Discover China, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
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    Lonely Planet
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Make My Day Rome is a unique guide that allows you to effortlessly plan your perfect day. Flip through the sections and mix and match your itinerary for morning, afternoon and evening. Start the day with a visit to the Colosseum, spend the afternoon at St Peter's Basilica and then enjoy Trastevere nightlife in the evening; all with your trusted travel companion. Planning your city adventure has never been so easy and fun. Inside the Lonely Planet Make My Day Rome Travel Guide: *Build your own day from more than 2000 itinerary combinations *Insider tips get you to the heart of the city's must-see sights and experiences *Maps and transport planner help you get your bearings and navigate between sights *Restaurants and cafes close to your chosen destinations *Full colour images of every sight and activity *Essential need-to-know info about the city *Free, convenient pull-out Rome map The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Make My Day Rome, a fun, interactive way to plan your perfect day. * Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Rome's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet Rome. * Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Italy for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Discover Italy, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
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    Lonely Planet
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Make My Day Berlin is a unique guide that allows you to effortlessly plan your perfect day. Flip through the sections and mix and match your itinerary for morning, afternoon and evening. Start the day with a visit to the Reichstag, spend the afternoon at Museumsinsel and see in the evening at the Brandenburg Gate; all with your trusted travel companion. Planning your city adventure has never been so easy and fun. Inside the Lonely Planet Make My Day Berlin Travel Guide: *Build your own day from more than 2000 itinerary combinations *Insider tips get you to the heart of the city's must-see sights and experiences *Maps and transport planner help you get your bearings and navigate between sights *Restaurants and cafes close to your chosen destinations *Full colour images of every sight and activity *Essential need-to-know info about the city *Free, convenient pull-out Berlin map The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Make My Day Berlin, a fun, interactive way to plan your perfect day. * Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Berlin's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet Berlin. * Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Germany, for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Discover Germany, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
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    A vibrant, exciting city that also passionately preserves its heritage, Barcelona offers everything from innovative architecture and food to Gothic treasures and streets that are made for exploring. Insight City Guide Barcelona is a comprehensive travel guide to one of the world's most-visited cities. Whether you want to wander La Rambla, admire Gaudi's architecture or visit the numerous colourful markets, this book will make sure you have the quintessential Barcelona experience. Features by local writers delve into topics including festivals, shopping and urban regeneration, while evocative accounts of the city's districts bring Barcelona to life, from the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic) to the culturally-rich district of El Raval. Full-colour photography and maps help you navigate with ease, while the detailed Travel Tips directory gives you all the practical information and travel advice you need when planning what to do on your trip, including selective listings for hotel and restaurants. Whether you are new to the city or a repeat visitor, Insight City Guide Barcelona will help you discover the very best of the Catalan capital.
  • AOGOQ
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    Taiwanese culture preserves the best of ancient traditions, while embracing the newest in high-tech modernity, and nowhere is this better exemplified than in the country's dynamic capital, Taipei. Whether you want to admire Taipei 101's architecture, discover precious Chinese artefacts at the National Palace Museum or indulge in feast of street food at Shilin Nightmarket, Insight City Guide Taipei will ensure that you have the quintessential Taipei experience. This book features by local writers delve into topics including the arts scene, Taipei residents' love of sports and shopping, and traditional remedies, while evocative accounts of the city's districts bring Taipei to life, from Ximending's youth culture and Datong's Chinese heritage to the east's skyscrapers juxtaposed with hillside tea plantations. Full-colour photography and maps help you navigate with ease and our detailed Travel Tips give you all the practical information you need to plan your trip. Discover this fascinating city with Insight City Guide Taipei.
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    Insight Guides
    • £12.29
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    With its fabled urban landscape and vibrant Chinese culture, Hong Kong is one of the world's most exciting cities. Whether you want to take a bay cruise on the Star Ferry, eat and shop your way around Kowloon or find peace at an atmospheric temple, Insight City Guide Hong Kong will make sure you have the quintessential Hong Kong experience. Features by local writers delve into topics including the city's dim sum tradition, Chinese medicine and the local love of horse racing, while evocative accounts of Hong Kong's districts bring the city to life, from the dramatic vistas of the Peak to the shops and bars of lively Wan Chai and Causeway Bay, and the beaches and monasteries of the outlying territories and islands. Full-colour photography and maps help you navigate with ease, while the detailed Travel Tips directory gives you all the practical information and travel advice you need when planning what to do on your trip, including selective listings for hotel and restaurants. Whether you are new to the city or a repeat visitor, Insight City Guide Hong Kong will help you discover the very best of this fantastic destination.
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    Lonely Planet
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Goa & Mumbai is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore Mumbai's Victorian colonial-era architecture, poke around the boutiques and book shops of Panaji, or tour one of Ponda's spice farms; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Goa and Mumbai and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Goa & Mumbai Travel Guide: *Colour maps and images throughout *Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests *Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots *Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices *Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss *Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, dance, architecture, politics, wildlife, and cuisine *Over 35 neighbourhood maps *Covers Mumbai (Bombay), Anjuna, Panaji, Ponda, Palolem, Arambol, Mandrem, Mapusa, Old Goa, Loutolim, Chandor, Galgibag, Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, Colva, Chaudi, Polem, Pilar, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Goa & Mumbai , our most comprehensive guide to Goa and Mumbai, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. * Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out our Lonely Planet India guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
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    Lonely Planet
    • £7.19
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Pocket New Orleans is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. March with a brass band through the French Quarter, eat everything from jambalaya to beignets or take a walking tour past the Garden District's plantation-style mansions; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of New Orleans and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Pocket New Orleans: *Full-color maps and images throughout *Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests *Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots *Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices *Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss *Free, convenient pull-out New Orleans map (included in print version), plus 16 color neighborhood maps *User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organized by neighborhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time *Covers French Quarter, Faubourg, Marigny and the Bywater, CBD and the Warehouse District, Garden and Lower Garden Districts, Uptown and Riverbend, Mid-City and the Treme, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket New Orleans, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience. * Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of New Orleans' neighborhoods? Check out our Lonely Planet Eastern USA guide. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
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    Lonely Planet
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Pocket Abu Dhabi is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Promenade along the waterfront Corniche, tour the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, or relax at a sheesha cafe; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Abu Dhabi and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Abu Dhabi: *Full-colour maps and images throughout *Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests *Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots *Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices *Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss *Free, convenient pull-out Abu Dhabi map (included in print version), plus over eight colour neighbourhood maps *User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time *Covers Al Markaziyah, Tourist Club Area, Al Khadiya, Breakwater, Yas Island and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Abu Dhabi , a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience. * Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Dubai & Abu Dhabi guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
  • AGIDT
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    "Insight City Guide Boston" is a full-colour, comprehensive travel guide to one of America's most historically rich and lively destinations. Full-colour photography and maps throughout combine with authoritative text to give you both inspiration and information to help explore Boston. Be inspired by the "Best Of Boston" section, which highlights the city's unmissable sights and experiences, while a comprehensive Travel Tips section provides all the practical information and travel advice you need, as well as a guide to things to do in Boston, plus our selective listings for hotel and restaurants. Lavish Photo Features offer a unique insight into topics such as the Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall and whale-watching. Insight's trademark history and culture coverage provides a fascinating introduction to Boston's colonial and revolutionary heritage as well as its modern life, while features by local writers delve into everything from the local education industry and Salem's witch-hunts to the charming suburbs reached by streetcar. Nine Places chapters cover the entire city in detail, from lofty Beacon Hill to the handsomely renovated Waterfront and the academic hub of Cambridge, while three further excursions chapters suggest worthwhile trips to historic Plymouth, the inviting beaches and dunelands of Cape Cod, and Lexington and Concord, crucibles of the American Revolution. Colour maps throughout help you get around so you can find the top attractions in Boston as well as venture off the beaten track, to make sure you have the quintessential Boston experience.
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    Editors of Wallpaper* City Gui
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    "Wallpaper* City Guides" are a ruthlessly researched, design conscious guide, for the discerning traveller who wants to come away with a true taste of the best a city has to offer.
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    Editors of Wallpaper* City Gui
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    "Wallpaper* City Guides" are a ruthlessly researched, design conscious guide, for the discerning traveller who wants to come away with a true taste of the best a city has to offer.
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    Editors of Wallpaper* City Gui
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    "Wallpaper* City Guides" are a ruthlessly researched, design conscious guide, for the discerning traveller who wants to come away with a true taste of the best a city has to offer.