06 November 2014
World's Best Cities
Giving a nod to the Century of the City, The World’s Best Cities – the next in National Geographic’s best-selling large-format gift book collection – celebrates the terroir of more than 300 of the world’s great and upcoming cities with a playful panoply of lavish photo galleries and insightful text, including must-do walks, local secrets, oddities,
Delving into the heart and soul of more than 300 cities worldwide, this National Geographic travel volume is a glossy, glorious tribute to cosmopolitan life. A stately, luscious celebration of photos and words, it showcases all of the world’s great cities – Paris, Rome, New York, London – and up-coming ones as well – including Denver, Asheville, Auckland (New Zealand) and Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) – through a playful, informative mix of inspirational personal narratives; walking tours; thematic photo galleries; plus sidebars on oddities; shopping cart; novel introductions (novels that offer a sense of the city); local secrets; and more.
Additional cities are treated with illustrated lists, such as the world’s best fashion cities; foodie cities; and garden cities. The twenty-first century is the Century of the City, and for on-the-go travellers and armchair travellers alike The World’s Best Cities is a must-have for all urban adventurers.
Annie Fitzsimmons is National Geographic’s Intelligent Travel’s Urban Insider, avidly followed as the cosmopolitan culture connection. From great places to stay and one-of-a-kind things to do in her home base, New York City, to tips from locals in-the-know in cities around the world, Annie is trusted get urban travelers up to speed.