For busy travellers who are always on the hunt for the best places to visit during a short jaunt, these authoritative and witty guides provide the most up-to-date coverage of a city, including shopping, art, music, sports, theatre, and nightlife. With the inside scoop from both anonymous inspectors and top-notch local writers, the guidebooks use a time-tested, star-rating system to allow travellers to have the best possible experience in a city for both their time and money. Value and style are part of the package in these handbooks that include updated maps with pinpoints of star-rated properties, key sites, and top attractions, and provide quick tips and insider secrets to round them out.
Kim Atkinson has written about travel for major publications including "Boston Magazine," "Ladies' Home Journal," and "More Magazine." She has taught journalism and magazine editing at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Anna Roufos is an award-winning journalist who has written about travel for many publications, including the "Detroit Free Press," "Marie Claire," and "Self." They both live in Chicago.