The Quintessential City Guide: Not everyone likes to backpack.
Published 25 February 2011
City guidebooks are a bible for those who enjoy traveling. The Lonely Planet is a phenomenon that successfully gave traveling a new dimension by suggesting new, unknown and unusual places for us to visit. Some novelty guides such as “1000 Places To See Before You Die” highlight many of the world’s best destinations, hitherto unknown to many of us before. But what about a guide book for the urban traveler who enjoys the finer things in life? What kind of city guide book should their look for?
Introducing “Louis Vuitton City Guide 2011”. Yes people, Louis Vuitton makes a travel guide and it will definitely guarantee you a whole new meaning for traveling. Since 1998, when the book was firstly published, the Louis Vuitton team has continuously perfected the guide by combining traditional core values and all the finest new aspects in life with a series of surprising twists Thus all the best freelance journalists and writers have been summoned by Louis Vuitton to make this City Guide up-to-date and unique.
Not only that, they also invite distinguished figures, whether famous or unexpected to reveal their best off-the-beaten-track addresses. For the 2011 edition, the line up includes writers such as the singer Dani in Paris, the producer Judy Cramer in London, the successful author Alexander McCall Smith in Edinburgh, the pianist Boris Berezovsky in Moscow, Bette Midler in New York and the high priest oh Kyoto’s most important temple, Sosho Yamada are ready to share you on what is interesting to see and experience in their cities.
So, if you are bored with the current stereotyped guide books and would like to go outside your rcomfort zone, then perhaps you should give the City Guide a chance. After a decade of perfection, Louis Vuitton City Guide is well known as the vade mecum for those who called themselves globetrotters.