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Book review: 'Where the Locals Go'

National Geographic’s “Where the Locals Go” provides hundreds of unique travel suggestions for cities around the world.
by Hayley Riggs McGhee Modified: March 30, 2014 at 6:10 pm •  Published: March 30, 2014
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“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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by Hayley Riggs McGhee
Assistant Sports Editor
Assistant Sports Editor Hayley Riggs McGhee has worked for The Oklahoman since 2005. She previously worked as a page designer/copy editor for the (Fort Smith, Ark.) Times Record and The Morning News of Northwest Arkansas. She is a Roland...
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