Synopses & Reviews
What Will Your Paris Encounter Be?
...aperos at a pavement cafe deep in the heart of medieval Marais (p114)
...seductive strolls along the Promenade Plantee at twilight (p15)
...arguing about modern art in the Centre Pompidou (p22)
...the lights of the city twinkling beneath the Eiffel Tower after dark (p10)
...catching the last metro home after a night out in Belleville(p102)
...picking up charcuterie and wine at the Marche Bastille (p129)
Discover Twice The City In Half The Time...
...full-color pull-out map and detailed neighborhood maps for easy navigation
...our discerning author recommends the very best neighborhoods, sights, restaurants, shops and entertainment
...unique itineraries and highlights help you make the most of a short break
...local experts reveal Paris' secrets: from the Louvre's documentary maker on the best places to view art to a fashion designer's shopping tips
Chicago Tribune, August 5, 2007
"...a complete city guide boiled down to its essences, a sort of text-messaged guidebook with photos and quotes from locals geared to a savvy weekend visitor."
, April 2007
'...Encounter guides...discreet in size, but generous enough on page count to provide a fuller city experience minus the hefty guidebook load.'
San Francisco Chronicle, July 26, 2007
...this one gets down to business...it packs witty writing, abundant maps (detailed neighborhood views and a citywide pullout) and informative photos into 288 pocket-sized pages.
Based on a neighborhood structure to better reflect how visitors experience cities, this resource's themed section allows the reader to access the city by subculture, with more local voices included. A detachable pull-out map is featured.
What Will Your Paris Encounter Be?
A proposal you can't refuse atop the Eiffel Tower
Debating existentialism over espresso in legendary Left Bank cafes
An ice cream-fuelled stroll on timeless Ile St-Louis
Exploring offbeat boutiques and bobo-chic bars around Canal St-Martin
Cooking up a culinary storm at Le Cordon Bleu chef school
Soaking up Paris' village atmosphere in its bustling street markets
Discover Twice the City in Half the Time
Full-color pull-out map and detailed neighborhood maps for easy navigation
Our discerning author guides you through boulevards and backstreets via the very best neighborhoods, sights, restaurants, shops and entertainment
Unique itineraries and highlights to help you plan your trip
Local experts give the Parisian low-down: from a food writer's hot restaurant recommendations to a music director's pick of cutting-edge clubs
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