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London's Monumental Walks: 16 Walks Taking in the City's Best Monuments, Statues & Memorials

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by Hampshire, David
Not surprisingly in a city as old and rich in history as London, there's a wealth of public monuments, statues and memorials: in fact London probably has more statues than any other major city in the world. It's streets, squares, parks and gardens are packed with monuments to kings and queens, military heroes, politicians and local worthies, artists and writers, and notables from every walk of life - includ...
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Living and Working in Germany: A Survival Handbook

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by Hampshire, David
Written in an entertaining style, Living and Working in Germany is designed to provide newcomers with the practical information necessary for a relatively trouble-free life. It contents include finding a job, permits & visas, health, accommodation, finance, insurance, education, shopping, post office and telephone services, public transport, motoring, TV and radio, leisure, sports and much, much more. It is...
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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 London's Village Walks: 20 Walks Around the City's Most Beautiful Historic Villages

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by Hampshire, David
London is a vast metropolis with a population of over 8.5 million people and a history stretching back two millennia. However, unlike more modern cities, London was never planned as a major city but has grown over the centuries to absorb numerous historic towns and villages. Many of these are now bustling cosmopolitan areas such as Bloomsbury and Notting Hill, while others, such as Barnes and Dulwich, are m...
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Yorkshire Sketchbook: A Pictorial Guide to Favourite Places

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by Watson, Jim
Yorkshire Sketchbook is a unique guide to some of the most popular places in the Yorkshire Dales, the North York Moors and the City of York - three of the UK's best-loved tourist destinations. There's suggested road trips taking in all the featured places and quirky facts about flat caps, Yorkshire pudding, 'On Ilkley Moor Baht'at' and more! It's easy to scoff when you hear that 'Yorkshire has everything'...
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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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London's Secret Walks

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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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's Best-Kept Secrets

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by Hampshire, David
London Best-Kept Secrets brings together the 'greatest hits' from our London's Secrets series. We take you off the beaten tourist path to seek out the more unusual ('hidden') places that often fail to register on the radar of both visitors and residents alike. Nimbly sidestepping the chaos and queues of London's tourist-clogged attractions, we visit its quirkier - but no less fascinating - side. London ...
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A Year in London: Two Things to Do Every Day of the Year

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by Hampshire, David
Welcome to A Year in London, an exhaustive guide to 365 days in the most exciting, inspiring, beguiling, engaging city in the world! London is a vast, sprawling collage of a city that's like no other, with so much to thrill, fascinate, divert and intrigue you. What began as a Roman trading port 2,000 years ago has swallowed up a thousand villages, hamlets and settlements, and now covers an area of more than...
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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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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 - 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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Weekends to Brag About

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by Farmer/2
A comprehensive handbook for adventure sports' enthusiasts and thrill-seekers encompassing everything from bungee jumping to whitewater rafting, paragliding to aquaseiling, quad biking to paintballing and abseiling to snowboarding. However you wish to get your kicks, whether it's in the air or water, on land or sea, you'll fi nd it covered in this book. Includes information about equipment, costs, fitness r...
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New Zealand : Living & Working 6th

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by Hampshire, David
Living and Working in New Zealand is designed to provide newcomers with the practical information necessary for a relatively trouble-free life. Its contents include finding a job, permits & visas, health, accommodation, finance, insurance, education, shopping, post office and telephone services, public transport, motoring, TV and radio, leisure, sports and much, much more.
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Rural Living In France

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by Hobson, J. C. Jeremy
Rural Living in France is essential reading for anyone planning to live, work or buy a home in the French countryside. It contains comprehensive advice and information about all aspects of country living, including buying a home and land; buying and keeping livestock; growing fruit and vegetables; equipment and plant; selling produce; hunting, fishing and other rural pursuits; a comprehensive glossary; and ...
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Living & Working in Canada

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by Janet MacDonald
Living and Working in Canada is a comprehensive guide to the country and its customs and an up to date source of information for foreigners who need to be introduced to the Canadian way of life.
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Living & Working in Ireland

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by Joe Laredo
Living and Working in Ireland is essential reading for anyone planning to live or work in Ireland and is the most up-to-date source of practical information available about everyday life. It's guaranteed to hasten your introduction to the Irish way of life, and, most importantly, will save you time trouble and money. The best-selling and most comprehensive book about Living and Working in Ireland since it w...
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Cotswold Sketchbook

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by Jim Watson
A celebration of one of Britain's most beautiful and beloved regions, the Cotswold Sketchbook is packed with over 200 evocative line and watercolour illustrations of some of the author's favourite villages and towns in this charming part of England. The illustrations are accompanied by historical footnotes, quirky facts, a gazetteer - and, most importantly, where to park and get a cup of tea! The Cotswolds...
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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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