Rick Steves London 2016
If one is going to take a trip and wants to do things on one’s own, a Rick Steves guidebook is an absolute necessity. Steves’ guidebooks are packed with all the travel information one could ever want or need. One can go on the cheap and stay at quirky, interesting places or go top of the line and stay in true luxury. All manner of places are listed with any information one would need on services offered, how many and what kinds of rooms, prices, and how to save on your booking. Self-guided tours are a staple of every guide Steves writes and this London book is no exception. It has 250 pages dedicated to such tours and covers just about everything anyone might want to see. Traveling with kids? He has that covered too. Shopping, entertainment, day trips, where to eat, how to get around, and a host of practical tips are all written about in lively language and a great sense of fun.
There are lots of maps and photos as well to make planning fun and easy. This must-have book has over six hundred pages in an easy to pack 4.5 by 8 inches.
Avalon Travel Publishing
Rick Steves, Gene Openshaw