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London's Secret Walks

by Chesters, Graeme
London's Secret Walks is a walking book with a difference, taking in many of London's lesser-known, but no less worthy sights. As Samuel Johnson said to his friend Boswell in the 18th century, on the occasion of the latter's arrival in London: "survey its innumerable little lanes and courts." By extension, wander off the beaten tourist track and you'll discover a world of fascinating sights and attractions ...
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London's Secret Walks

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by Chesters, Graeme
Walking makes a lot of sense in London, whether it's for pleasure, exercise or simply to get from A to B. Although the city has a comprehensive public transport system, it's also one of the world's most expensive and very crowded, so walking is often the quickest and most enjoyable way to get around - at least in the centre - and it's also free and healthy! London's reputation for rain is largely unfounded ...
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The Best of London: Capital of Cool

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by Hampshire, David
There are great world cities - from classical capitals to modern metropolises - and then there's London. One of the oldest settlements in the Western world, its history stretches back to the Bronze Age, through Roman rule and the Norman Conquest, the machinations of the Middle Ages and the inventiveness of the Industrial Revolution, through to the Swinging Sixties and the new Millennium.
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London's Best Shops & Markets

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The UK is a nation of diehard shoppers. Retail therapy is the country's favourite leisure activity - an all-consuming passion - and London is its beating heart. It's one of the world's most exciting shopping cities, packed with grand department stores, trend-setting boutiques, timeless traditional traders, edgy concept stores, absorbing antiques centres, eccentric novelty shops, exclusive purveyors of luxur...
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Living and Working in Britain

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What's it really like Living and Working in Britain? Not surprisingly, there's a lot more to life than castles, cricket and crumpets. This book is guaranteed to make your life in Britain easier and more enjoyable, irrespective of whether you're planning to stay for a few months or indefinitely. Adjusting to day-to-day-life in Britain just got a whole lot simpler! The most comprehensive and best-selling book...
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London's Hidden Secrets

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by Graeme Chesters
A unique and unusual guide to London's hidden and lesser-known sights not found in standard guidebooks. Step beyond the chaos, cliches and queues of London's tourist-clogged attractions to its quirkier side. Discover its loveliest ancient buildings, secret gardens, strangest museums, most atmospheric pubs, cutting-edge art and design, and much more: some 140 destinations in all corners of the city. Printed ...
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Living and Working in Switzerland: A Survival Handbook

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by Hampshire, David
Whether you're already living or working in Switzerland or just thinking about it - this is THE BOOK for you. Forget about those glossy guide books, excellent though they are for tourists; this book was written especially with you in mind and is worth its weight in Emmental cheese (and not just the holes!). Furthermore, this fully revised and updated 15th edition is printed in colour. Living and Working i...
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London for Foodies, Gourmets & Gluttons

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by David Hampshire
London for Foodies, Gourmets & Gluttons is much more than just a directory of cafes, markets, restaurants and shops; it features many of the city's best artisan producers and traders, plus a wealth of classes where you can learn how to prepare and cook food like the experts, appreciate fine wines and brew coffee like a barista.
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Living and Working in France

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by Hampshire, David
What's it really like Living and Working in France? Not surprisingly there's a lot more to life than baguettes, berets and boules! This book is guaranteed to hasten your introduction to la vie francaise, irrespective of whether you're planning to stay for a few months or indefinitely. Adjusting to day-to day-life in France just got a whole lot simpler! The most comprehensive and best-selling book about livi...
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Living & Working in Australia

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by David Hampshire
What's it really like Living and Working in Australia? Not surprisingly, there's more to life than barbies, beaches, beer and bronzed bodies. This book is guaranteed to hasten your introduction to the Australian way of life, irrespective of whether you're planning to stay for a few months or indefinitely. Adjusting to day-to-day-life in Australia just got a whole lot simpler!
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London's Cafes, Coffee Shops & Tearooms: 2016

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by Hampshire, David
This book is a celebration of London's ever-growing legion of independent cafes, coffee shops and tearooms - as well as places specialising in afternoon tea, breakfast and brunch - all of which have enjoyed a renaissance in the last decade and done much to strengthen the city's position as one of the world's leading foodie destinations. The number and variety of independent cafes in London has flourished in...
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Living & Working in London

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by Clare O'Brien
Living and Working in London, first published in 2000 and now in its 6th edition, is the most comprehensive book available about daily life - and is essential reading for newcomers. What's it really like Living and Working in London? Not surprisingly there's a lot more to life than bobbies, beefeaters and busbys! This book is guaranteed to hasten your introduction to the London way of life, irrespective o...
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London's Secrets: Parks & Gardens

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by Hampshire, David
London is the world's most verdant city of its size - green spaces cover almost 40 per cent of the area of Greater London - providing a wealth of places where you can play, relax and enjoy nature year round. Whether you're a nature lover, horticulturist or keen amateur gardener, or just looking for somewhere for a bit of peace and quiet or a place to exercise or relax, you're sure to find your perfect s...
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London - A Pictorial Celebration Sketchbook

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by Watson, Jim
A unique celebration of one of the world' great cities, beautifully bound and printed in colour. The perfect guide, gift or souvenir for visitors - or an inspiration to anyone planning a trip to London. Illustrated and written by Jim Watson, a celebrated artist and writer with a number of award-winning books to his name. The latest title in the 'Sketchbook' series (following the Lake District and Cotswolds)...
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Retiring In France

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by David Hampshire
The second, completely revised edition of our best-selling guide to retiring in France. Whether you're planning to retire to France permanently or just for part of the year, Retiring in France contains essential information about the best places to live; local services and amenities; the weather; buying or renting a home; the cost of living; health services; getting to France and getting around; learning Fr...
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London's Secrets: Pubs & Bars: A Guide to 240 of the City's Best Pubs & Bars

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by Chesters, Graeme
British pubs and bars are world famous for their unique atmosphere, bonhomie and fine beer, while increasing numbers are also noted for the excellence of their cuisine. Nowhere is this diversity and quality more evident than in London. Whether you're seeking somewhere for a pint of real ale, a glass of 'organic' wine, a designer cocktail or a delicious meal, a place to meet and have fun with your mates or j...
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China

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by Lacey/4
Contains essential information to help newcomers avoid cultural and social gaffes. Whether you are travelling on business or pleasure, visiting for a few days or planning to stay for a lifetime, Culture Wise guides enable you to quickly feel at home.
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London's Secrets: Bizarre & Curious

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by Chesters, Graeme
London is a city with an abundance of bizarre and curious places and stories, being ancient, vast and in a constant state of regeneration. Newcomers have, of course, a wealth of world-famous attractions to keep them occupied for a month of Sundays, which are more than adequately covered in a plethora of standard guidebooks. What London's Secrets: Bizarre & Curious does is take you off the beaten pat...
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London's Secret Places

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by Graeme Chesters
London's wealth of world-class attractions are renowned and covered in numerous excellent general tourist guides. Not so well known are London's numerous smaller attractions, most of which are neglected by the throngs who descend upon the tourist-clogged major sights. What London's Secret Places does is seek out the city's lesser-known, but no less worthy, 'hidden' attractions.
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London's Hidden Secrets, Volume 2

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by Chesters Graeme
A unique and unusual guide to London's hidden and lesser-known sights not found in standard guidebooks. Step beyond the chaos, cliches and queues of London's tourist-clogged attractions to its quirkier side. Discover its loveliest ancient buildings, secret gardens, strangest museums, most atmospheric pubs, cutting-edge art and design, and much more: some 140 destinations in all corners of the city. Written ...
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