This is London advice the way a friend would give it to you: fiercely opinionated, funny, and brimming not only with advice about what to see and do, but also what's not worth your time. Whether you want to see Big Ben or the Harry Potter studios, Trafalgar Square or the V&A, London is a city with an overwhelming number of attractions, lodgings, restaurants, museums, and shops. Author Jason Cochran is the guide you want to have a pint with, bringing culture and history to life with wit and plain talk - it feels like he's right there with you. Whether your budget is large or tight, you'll see London like a local - something many guides claim, but none do as well as this one.Cochran was awarded 'Best Guidebook of the Year' by the Society of American Travel Writers for a previous edition.Frommer's EasyGuide to London 2018 contains:16 pages of color photos, plus dozens more photos throughout the bookTube stops for every listing to help you navigate ancient streets quickly, plus a comprehensive section on strategies for the UndergroundBrilliant walking tours spanning the city, with mapsWhat's free, what's good for kids, what's authentic, what's newArea maps marked with attractions, restaurants, and hotels, plus a London Tube mapInterior maps of Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cathedral, the Tower of London, and the British MuseumSmart itineraries, including for families and short staysNewly expanded attractions recommendationsSection devoted to the city's greatest pubsInsightful tips for navigating London's customs and cultureSmart reviews of attractions, nightlife, hotels, restaurants, and shops in all price ranges using the Frommer's star rating systemSurprising section on overrated attractions that aren't worth your timeSection on great daytrips, including Oxford, Bath, Stonehenge, Windsor, and the setting for Downton AbbeyPLUS! A handy pull-out, indexed map of London for touring on the go.There's a reason Frommer's has been the most trusted name in travel for more than sixty years. Arthur Frommer created the best-selling guide series in 1957 to help American servicemen fulfil their dreams of travel in Europe. Since then, we have published thousands of titles and become a household name helping millions of people realise their own dreams of seeing our planet. Travel is easy with Frommer's.
Jason Cochran was twice awarded Guide Book of the Year by the Lowell Thomas Awards(Society of American Travel Writers) and once by the North American Travel Journalists Association. His voice has reached millions of travelers, starting in the mid-'90s when he wrote one of the world's first travel blogs, to his familiarity as a commentator on CBS and for AOL, to his work today as editor-in-chief of Frommers.comand co- host of the Frommer Travel Show. He lives in New York City and Los Angeles.