London-Paris

London-Paris

by Andrew Gumbel, Michael Pauls, Dana Facaros
     
 

London and Paris -- two European capitals, packed with history, brimming over with life...and just a train ride apart. Designed to make the most of even the shortest trip, this indispensable guide to these two vibrant cities goes straight to the heart of what you need to know, picking out the crucial sights, then revealing tranquil secrets behind the bustling streets:…  See more details below

Overview

London and Paris -- two European capitals, packed with history, brimming over with life...and just a train ride apart. Designed to make the most of even the shortest trip, this indispensable guide to these two vibrant cities goes straight to the heart of what you need to know, picking out the crucial sights, then revealing tranquil secrets behind the bustling streets: graceful architecture, glorious art, fine cuisine, quirky museums and exclusive shopping. For more leisurely days, explore city 'villages' where just strolling around is a pleasure. Practical details make getting around simple; and hints on tipping, etiquette and money help you blend in like a native. For a week, a weekend or even just a day trip, this is the essential companion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781860118319
Publisher:
Cadogan Guides
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Series:
Cadogan Guides Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.45(h) x 0.61(d)

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'In manners too, Paris took its cues from a court and aristocracy that liked to fool around, while London, except for a refreshing Hogarthian interlude in the 18th century, stayed generally under the influence of its serious and respectable merchants; instead of sexual tolerance, duels and the occasional revolution, it settled for Protestantism, tea and early closing hours.'

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