Synopses & Reviews
Completely revised and updated, featuring new entries and discoveries.
This exciting series focuses on the vitality and uniqueness of the world's greatest cities. Each volume is superbly designed and produced, yet ingeniously practical, with lavish photography, easy-to-read maps, and informed and enjoyable texts.
From offbeat cafes and cutting-edge restaurants to the most stylish stores, hotels, and neighborhoods, "StyleCity" uncovers all the special places where both locals and discerning travelers can find a vibrant urban experience. The guides are divided into two sections: "Style Traveler" identifies the most memorable places to sleep, eat, drink, shop, and relax; "Street Wise" divides the city into neighborhoods and provides convenient area maps.
Reveling in its Catalonian traditions yet embracing modernism in the fullest sense, Barcelona offers one of the most appealing lifestyles of any Mediterranean city. With its global reputation for high design and as Europe's new center for culinary experimentation, Barcelona attracts creative people from all walks of life and from around the world. Taking visitors from bejeweled bars to tiny boutiques, from undiscovered museums to seaside cafes, StyleCity Barcelona explores the city's most characterful locations, down medieval alleyways, along majestic boulevards, and on pleasing squares. Making the most of its waterside setting, Barcelona offers visitors a memorable experience every time of year.