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"--and 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.