It gives me more information than guide books can provide improving the experince.
Although I read it in its entirety and found it consistently well-written and absorbing, I could imagine using it more informally on a short visit to the city.
I was amazed by the depth of this book and planned on contacting the author to express my appreciation.
I agree with Mary Brickhouse that this book has some interesting information, but it's randomly organized (is that an oxymoron?). Read morePublished 1 month ago by Savannah Nan
I have often purchased historical books before an international trip to get a sense of the place I'm visiting. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mary Brickhouse