“Where the Locals Go: More than 300 Places Around the World to Eat, Play, Shop, Celebrate and Relax” by National Geographic (National Geographic, 287 pages, in stores)
Every dream of taking in a Russian ballet, relaxing in a Turkish bath or enjoying a gourmet hot dog in Iceland?
That last one’s probably not on your travel list, but after reading “Where the Locals Go,” it might be.
“Where the Locals Go” is a nonfiction book compiled by the National Geographic travel team that offers suggestions for travel destinations around the world.
The book is organized geographically, with an extra chapter on 15 great cities. It covers most of the globe, with cities in six continents included.
Leave it to National Geographic to make absolutely everything seem alluring and exotic. The book contains hundreds of ideas.
While photos make up about half the book’s content, the compelling yet concise writing style still manages to provide plenty of information for would-be globetrotters.
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