Completely updated every year (unlike most of the competition), Frommer's London features gorgeous color photos and maps, a detachable foldout map of London, and details on all of the city's top museums, attractions, historic sites, and more. Frommer's London 2009 details the best overall travel experiences, from pub crawls to antique shopping to theater-going; the best of literary England (a side trip to Stratford-upon-Avon); the best museums and galleries, from Tate Modern to the British Museum; and the best hotels and restaurants in all price categories. It's all done with the trademark Frommer's attention to style, accuracy, and detail, including updated addresses and exact prices. Read an in-depth guide to London's art and architecture, and get the latest trip-planning advice on everything from bargain airfares to museum passes.
Table of Contents
List of Maps.What's New in London.1. The Best of London.2. London in Depth.3. Planning Your Trip to London.4. Suggested London Itineraries.5. Where to Stay.6. Where to Dine.7. Exploring London.8. Shopping.9. London After Dark.10. Side Trips from London.Appendix: Fast Facts, Toll-Free Numbers & Websites. Index.
As a team of veteran travel writers, Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince have produced dozens of previous titles for Frommer's, including many of their guides to Europe, the Caribbean, Bermuda, The Bahamas, and parts of America's Deep South. A film critic, columnist, and radio broadcaster, Porter is also a noted biographer of Hollywood celebrities, garnering critical acclaim for overviews of the life and times of, among others, Marlon Brando, Katharine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Howard Hughes, and Michael Jackson. Prince was formerly employed by the Paris bureau of the New York Times, and is today the president of www.BloodMoonProductions.com and other media-related firms. In 2008, Porter and Prince collaborated on the release of their newest book about Hollywood, sexuality, and sin as filtered through 85 years of celebrity excess, Hollywood Babylon-It's Back!