Sightseeing companion of exceptional design, with page after colourful page of well-annotated photographs and illustrations. Thin however went it comes to the practicalities, and as such best suited to those whose lodgings are already arranged and who intend to travel by car.
A pocket-sized, time saving guide to the cities including plenty of colour photographs and top ten lists from the best golf courses to the best natural beauty spots. Also includes useful fold-out maps.
A vibrant, photographic guide to Jerusalem including the Red Sea, the Dead Sea and Sinai. Not for the backpacker looking for practical listings, this is more of a sightseer's companion with graphics and illustrations and good cultural and historical background information.
A vibrant, photographic guide to the city with clear maps and aerial views of the most interesting London boroughs. An educational guide with good cultural and historical information which is more useful as a sightseer's companion than as a practical guide for the backpacker.
A time-saving, pocket-sized guide to London with plenty of colour photographs and top ten lists of anything you can imagine from the best walks to the best of Royal London, the best hotels on every budget to the best West End shows.
A vibrant guide to Great Britain with plenty of colour photographs, illustrations, aerial views and detailed cultural and historical information. A great sightseer's companion, but less useful on practical advice and listings for the traveller on a budget. Includes approximately 40 pages on Wales and 40 pages on Scotland.
Beautifully presented sightseeing companion crammed with colour photographs and illustrations supported by succint, well-written text. The 'Survival Guide' at the back covers more practical concerns such as where to stay and eat.
A glossy and seductive volume crammed with colour photographs and illustrations. Restricted inevitably by the scale of its subject it is able to cover only the best and most famous sights, but does so admirably. Those seeking practical travel advice should look elsewhere, but for pre-trip inspiration and post-trip nostalgia, this is hard to beat.
Bulky, well-composed sightseeing companion packed with colour photographs and illustrations, focusing primarily on museums and architecture. Covers practical travel information briefly in the back pages. Best for a pre-arranged trip, or as a memento.
A glossy, pictorial guide to Scotland with plenty of colour photographs and graphics, fairly detailed cultural information and history. Does lack the listings of other more practical guides, but perfect for the mid to upper-range traveller looking for a sightseer's companion.
Colourful, glossy, well-produced sightseeing companion, packed with information and supported by knowledgeable writing. Illustrations and photographs abound. Other practical travel details are relegated to the back pages.
A vibrant, sightseer's guide to Ireland with plenty of colour photographs, aerial views and illustrations and good cultural and historical information. Ideal for a mid to upper end traveller looking for an approachable, informative guide to the sights.
A vibrant, user friendly guide with plenty of colour photographs, aerial views, illustrations and cultural and historical information. Perfect as the sightseer's companion, less useful for practical listings and travel logistics.
Glossy sightseeing companion packed with colour photographs and illustrations supporting detailed notes on art, architecture and so on. Less handy for the practical details of travel, which are covered briefly in the back pages.
Perfect for a short break, this pocket volume whittles Sicily down to its ten finest beaches, ancient sights, traditional restaurants, charming villages and so on. The pull-out map at the rear is first-rate.
Lavishly-produced sightseeing companion full of colour photographs and illustrations supporting well-written entries on local history, art, architecture and so on. Less useful however when it comes to the practicalities of independent travel, which are covered rudimentarily in the back pages.
In colourful style this slender guide whittles the region down to its 10 finest museums, restaurants, hotels for every budget, wines, boutiques, excursions, villas and so on. Includes an excellent pull-out map.
A lavishly presented, full-colour sightseeing companion that also offers hotel and restaurant listings along with general travel info and decent maps. Coverage of museums and architecture is particularly excellent.