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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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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 Secrets: Peaceful Places

by Hampshire, David
London is one of the world's most exciting cities, but it's also one of the noisiest; a bustling, chaotic, frenetic, over-crowded, manic metropolis of over 8 million people, where it can be difficult to find somewhere to grab a little peace and quiet. Nevertheless, if you know where to look London has a wealth of peaceful places - places to relax, chill out, contemplate, meditate, sit, reflect, browse, re...
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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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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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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 - 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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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'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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Shooting Caterpillars in Spain: Two Innocents Abroad in Andalucia

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by Browning, Alex
This entertaining new book about the struggles of an English couple to scratch a living in the Andalusian countryside in the late 80s will have readers in tears as they and their friends lurch from one calamity to another.
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Earning a Living From Your Spanish Home

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by Joanna Styles
An important new book for anyone owning a holiday home in Spain or planning to buy home there, this volume contains comprehensive information about short-and long-term rentals, including bed & breakfast, holiday apartments, buy-to-let (investment), leaseback and other property-related businesses.
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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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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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