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Only in London

A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and Unusual Objects

Published by Only in Guides
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Discover Europe with the 'Only In' Guides! These ground breaking city guides are for independent cultural travellers wishing to escape the crowds and understand cities from different and unusual perspectives. Unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects.Only in London is a comprehensive illustrated guide to more than 100 fascinating and unusual historical sites in one of Europe's great capital cities, including Roman ruins and sci-fi skyscrapers, little-known museums and novel art spaces, ancient customs and living traditions. From Roman Londinium and Shakespeare's Globe to Winston Churchill's bunker and graffiti artist Banksy. Locations include the Necropolis Railway, Soho's Buddhist temple, ghost stations on the Tube, and the best Eel and Pie shop.

About The Author

Duncan J. D. Smith is a travel writer, historian and photographer. In his groundbreaking “Only In” guides he reveals cities from unique and hidden perspectives. He has traveled across four continents and described his experiences in books, magazines, and online. Born in Sheffield, England in 1960, he studied history and archaeology at university, and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Only in Guides (September 1, 2015)
  • Length: 244 pages
  • ISBN13: 9783950366259

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Raves and Reviews

Author Duncan JD Smith knows his stuff. He's selected more than 100 locations all of which harbour peculiar stories or features. There'splenty of meat here for those who've yet to discover the city'sidiosyncracies. --

In a world where places become ever more similar, it is an absolute joy to stumble on the 'Only In'Guides. The author brings to the series the gaze of the enquiringoutsider. A refreshing alternative to the prevailing tide of uniformityfavoured by too many travel guides. -- Hidden Europe magazine

London is rich in places to see, and this new guidebook to one of the majorcities in the world, will certainly help the reader identify someunusual and worthwhile hidden gems. -- Reader review

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