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. A comprehensive illustrated guide to more than 80 fascinating and unusual historical sites in one of Europe's most beautiful capital cities including, Hidden cellars, secret gardens, wild valleys, and forgotten cemeteries. From prehistoric man and the Premyslids to the Communist era and the Velvet Revolution this guide covers an incredible array of sites including, The Faust House, the Hunger Wall, the British sewers, The Alchemists' tower, The Prague Bambino, a one-armed photographer, the headless knight, and John Lennon's Wall.
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.
In a world where places become ever more similar, it is an absolute joyto stumble on the 'Only In' Guides. The author brings to the series thegaze of the enquiring outsider. A refreshing alternative to theprevailing tide of uniformity favoured by too many travel guides.--.Hidden Europe magazine
We just spent a weekend in Prague and thanks to this great guide found the most beautiful and unusual places. --.Reader review