"These beautifully designed travel tomes are packed with insider tips and precious advice that will make you shop, eat and sleep like a native New Yorker or Londoner."
"Finally, some guides you'll relish whipping out on a city corner. German publisher TASCHEN has created easy-to-tote version of its stylish coffee-table travel guides for London, Paris, Berlin and New York. The boxed TASCHEN 4 Cities contains 12 volumes, each packed with food, lodging or shopping picks for a destination. The maps are colorful and hand-drawn; descriptions are in English, German and French."
TASCHEN 4 Cities
Travel wisdom in your pocket
Get around New York, Paris, Berlin, and London in high styleFollowing the smashing success of our city travel guide series, TASCHEN brings you the entire collection in a box set of 12 volumes. Each city—Paris, New York, London, and Berlin—is covered in three separate volumes for hotels, restaurants, and shops. These guides are just as stylish as the originals, now easier to slip in your pocket while you explore!
London: Number Sixteen, a chic South Kensington hotel in a beautiful Victorian townhouse with romatic gardens, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s restaurant and social project, Fifteen, where teenagers cook the meals, and Dover Street Market, the multi-floor concept store founded in 2004 by Comme des Garçons.
New York: the Maritime Hotel, a former sailors’ dorm, now Chelsea’s coolest hotel, the Waverly Inn, Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter’s exclusive salon for the glitterati, and where to buy New York’s best cheesecake
Paris: Ladurée, the best macaroons in the city, the ultra-luxurious Ritz hotel on elegant Place Vendôme, and Colette fashion concept store
Berlin: hip nightspot Green Door, where one rings the doorbell to gain entrance, oriental delight at Edd’s, the best Thai restaurant in Berlin (perhaps in Germany), and experimental store Bless, "publicizing artistic values through products".
- Berlin, London, New York, and Paris, covered in three volumes per city: Hotels, Restaurants, and Shops
- hand-illustrated maps indicating the selected locations
- short texts about each spot, with a list of useful info such as opening hours and prices