England for Dummies 3rd EditionNew
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Whether you like taking in historic sites and cathedrals or great shopping and nightlife, quiet, quaint villages or swinging seaside resorts, the cosmopolitan aura of London or the spectacular beauty of the Lake District, youâ€™ll find plenty to see and do in England. This friendly guide doesnâ€™t solve the mystery of prehistoric Stonehenge, but it helps you solve the mystery of how to make the most of your time and your money, with: Five great one- or two-week itineraries to help you hit the high points on your list Suggestions for day-trips from London The low-down on the high-brow castles Information on areas from the Yorkshire moors to the cliffs of Cornwall to Stratford-upon-Avon Tips for getting around in London via Underground, bus, or taxi A tear-out cheat sheet to help you with unfamiliar British words so you can understand the blokes Like every For Dummies travel guide, England For Dummies, 3rd Edition includes:
Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn't miss ”and what you can skip The best hotels and restaurants for every budget Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages
About the Author Donald Olson is a novelist, playwright, and travel writer. His newest novel, Confessions of a Pregnant Princess, was published in 2005 under the pen name Swan Adamson. An earlier Swan Adamson novel, My Three Husbands, has been translated into French and published in several European countries. Donald Olson’s novel The Confessions of Aubrey Beardsley, was published in the United Kingdom by Bantam Press, and his play, Beardsley, was produced in London. His travel stories have appeared in the New York Times, Travel + Leisure, Sunset, National Geographic books, and many other publications. England For Dummies, 1st Edition won a 2002 Lowell Thomas Travel Writing Award for best guidebook. His other guidebooks London For Dummies, Best Day Trips from London, Irreverent London, Germany For Dummies, and Frommer’s Vancouver & Victoria are all published by Wiley Publishing, Inc. London is one of Donald’s favorite cities, and England is one of his favorite countries.