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Drawing on the same standards of accuracy as the acclaimed DK "Eyewitness Travel Guides," each book in DK's "Top 10" series uses evocative color photography, excellent cartography, and up-to-date travel content to create a reliable and useful pocket-sized travel guide.
Dozens of Top 10 lists provide vital information on each destination, as well as insider tips, from unco
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Paperback, 448 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) (first published 1993)
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Steven Peterson
Jul 20, 2009 Steven Peterson rated it really liked it
I try to do long weekends for a little rest and relaxation. Now that I'm aware of this series, I've decided to invest a little time and money to pick up some of these to enrich those mini-vacations.

One future trip will be to New York City. And the Eyewitness Travel "New York" surely looks like a good companion for such a trip. As with the "Eyewitness Companions" series (another DK publication), this volume begins with background on "The Big Apple." "Introducing New York" provides a brief histor
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João Costa


Great guide... used it in my trip and couldn't be more satisfied
Sasha
Jun 29, 2008 Sasha rated it really liked it
Shelves: nonfiction, ny, travel
Ever since I used one in London, the "eyewitness travel guides" have been my favorites. They are very visual. Above all, I appreciate the focus on each individual neighborhood, (one at a time!), including very clear and navigable little maps. In the back there are also lists of interesting locations based on subject; I recently spent awhile poring over the food pages.

My one complaint is that this book is quite heavy for a tourist book that you'll be carrying around.
Lisa
Jun 21, 2010 Lisa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: travel-books
Great book!!! The restaurant section had great choices and the maps were extremely helpful when moving through the city. The subway map was a little small, but was also helpful. The information was accurate and I loved the the book was broken down by area and color-coded by area making it incredibly easy to find exactly what you were looking for. I would definitely use the book again and buy books for other cities that I plan on visiting.
Bernt Månsson
Jul 22, 2012 Bernt Månsson rated it really liked it
A really, really good book about New York. Lots of trivia and fun things, instead of the "standard guidebooks"
I recommend this book dearly.
Cheryl
May 30, 2009 Cheryl rated it it was amazing
Read this book front to back before my first trip to NYC. Really helped me to learn about the NY way of doing things. Took it with me on the trip and used it often.
Astrila
Jun 19, 2008 Astrila rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone interested in New York
Recommended to Astrila by: Me
Shelves: read-non-fiction
DK Eyewitness Travel Guides are THE best guides ever! For anytime, for anywhere, THESE are the books you need! Awesome, portable size, awesome info, and great picts all included.
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