The National Geographic Traveler guidebooks are in tune with the growing trend toward experiential travel. Each book provides inspiring photography, insider tips, and expert advice for a more authentic, enriching experience of the destination. These books serve a readership of active, discerning travelers, and supply information, historical context, and cultural interpretation not available on the Internet.
Despite the upheaval of the Brexit process, the English capital has constantly ranked as the most-visited city in Europe. This immense metropolis offers tourists a range of activities, from the British Museum, where entry is free, to Westminster Abbey, the historical cathedral of London, and to Buckingham Palace, where tourists flock to photograph the changing of the guard. London is also the capital of shopping, from Bond Street to Harrods, the quintessential department store, and Camden Town market. National Geographic Traveler London offers suggestions for planning an ideal itinerary. The more adventurous traveler looking for unusual activities will find plenty to try, and the guide covers all the essential tourist attractions and the most exciting events to attend. There is information on lifestyle, history, and contemporary culture, special excursions and walks with illustrated maps, and useful tips for an enjoyable stay.
LOUISE NICHOLSON lived in London for 25 years and considers it the most exciting city in the world. Art historian, environmentalist, and journalist, she has written more than 25 books and has won the London Tourist Board award for the "best book of the decade" on London. In 2010, the National Association of Professional Women of America named her "Woman of the Year."
ALISON WRIGHT, a documentary photographer based in New York, has spent her career photographing the human spirit, traveling all over the world to photograph peoples and cultures in danger of extinction. She received the Dorothea Lange award for documentary photography and she has twice won the Lowell Thomas prize for travel journalism.