The London Pocket Bible offers entertaining advice for the visiting tourist or life-long Londoner, as well as: * Essential travel tips for the first time visitor; from not getting caught in the rush hour to understanding London's famous tube map * Being easy-to-use and small enough to take on the move as you travel around London * A handy reference guide; dip into as you visit sites such as the London Eye or Big Ben * A guide to fun days out with friends or the whole family, from the British Museum to a trip to Buckingham Palace to catch a glimpse of the Royals * This guide is more detailed than a guide book, fun facts about London's hidden character and historic architecture * A simple layout which acts as a reference book for long stays or as a quick guide for shorter visits * Interesting trivia about the capital and a glossary to make sure you're never baffled by the London jargon With a unique mix of practical tip, trivia and entertainment The London Pocket Bible is a gift-book that is more than just a travel guide, it's a fascinating insight, including: * Tantalising trivia about its many famous locations, from the London Eye to Tower Bridge, and icons from black cabs to beefeaters * Exciting and historical trips; explore London, from the quirky to the famous as well as the traditional side to the city * London's artistic and literary roots, from Shakespeare's Globe to Banksy's modern graffiti art * Facts and trivia about the macabre side of London including haunted London landmarks, folklore, and notorious criminals including Jack the Ripper * The London quiz, test your talents and prove yourself a worthy Londoner Here's what famous and historical personalities have to say about London: "No where else in the world can you see such a rich and original cultural scene."
Twiggy "I just fell in love with London..." Madonna "I feel very at home in London. It's a beautiful city, with beautiful history." Scarlett Johansson "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford." Samuel Johnson "I love London. I love England." Debra Messing "Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner, that I love London so." Hubert Gregg "London's calling" The Clash This beautiful hardback edition has both dust-cover and gold embossing on the spine making it the perfect gift. Every Pocket Bible is lovingly crafted to give you a unique mix of useful references, handy tips and fascinating trivia that will enlighten and entertain you at every page. There is a Pocket Bible for everyone...Other titles in the series: The Dad's Pocket Bible, The Railway Pocket Bible, The Traveller's Pocket Bible, The Allotment Pocket Bible and The Camping Pocket Bible.
Teresa studied for her degree and masters in history with the Open University and wondering what to do with her new qualification applied to train as a London tourist guide. She completed the extensive course in 2006 and now holds the much coveted Blue Badge.