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Name Carl Goes

Address www.carlgoes.com

Founder Sascha Mengerink and Sasha Arms

Headquarter Enschede, The Netherlands and London, England

About Carl Goes guides are for entrepreneurs, creatives and the generally curious. In our books, we interview an eclectic array of locals, who describe their experience of the locality in their own words. For weekend city breakers or those who want to live and work in a place for a while, Carl Goes books inspire people to explore, get lost and live like locals


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Name Herb Lester Associates

Address www.herblester.com

About “Most guides try to tell you everything there is to know about a city, we just tell you how to enjoy it”. Each Herb Lester guide is an invitation to get inspired by the many suggestions that a team of reliable and tireless “scouts” have “lived” and “approved”. All guides are printed in England on 100% recycled paper 

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Name Josef

Address www.joseftravelbook.com

About South Tyrol “is more than apples and cows” and Josef is more than a printed travel guide. Contemporary look and contents that are sure bets, selected by editorial staff made of insiders: editors, designers and photographers willing to share their love for a territory they are fond of. The first edition is dedicated to Bolzano, while the second one is devoted to Merano

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Name Lost In

Address www.lostin.com

Founder Joseph Djenandji

Headquarter Berlin, Germany

About A collection of intriguing and unconventional city guides, curated by locals. Part of the contents is also published online and available on the LOST IN App.

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Name Portraits de Villes

Address www.portraitsdevilles.fr

Founder Antoine Ricardou & Clementine Larroumet

Headquarter Paris, France

About In 2007, the studio be-poles created an editorial department with a collection of travel notebooks entitled Portraits de Villes. Four cities, four photographers, four portraits. The beginning of a long voyage. A precious one. Adhering to its own typographic culture which combines elegance and simplicity, equilibrium and homothety, precision in details and proportions, be-poles is adding its contribution to the book of photographs.The guest artist is offered a carte blanche to illustrate the city of his/her choice. Each Portraits de Villes is an unique journey led by the singular vision of the artist who has been chosen for the richness and sensitivity of his vocabulary. 

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Name Remote Places

Address www.classetouriste.com

About In 2014 the travel writer Debbie Pappyn and photographer David De Vleeschauwerthe (www.classetouriste.com) launched their book Remote Places with co-editions by National Geographic and Rizzoli Publishing. The photo-driven book is a collection of remote places to stay, from a secret monastery in the deep south of Italy to a cozy, wooden lodge in Alaska only reachable by bush plane. All 22 places were personally and carefully chosen out of almost 1000 different hotel experiences

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Name Storycity

Address www.storycity.in

About Storycity is a witty and original collection of illustrated maps aiming at describing the museums, the architecture and also the secrets of India’s main cities. This is a project by Kahani Designworks, a design and communication studio based in Mumbai

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Name Take me to the Lakes

Address www.takemetothelakes.com

Founder Karolina Rosina and Nils Kraiczy

Headquarter Berlin, Germany

About Take Me to the Lakes is a local Travel Guide about the most beautiful lakes, hidden bathing spots and Weekend Getaways nearby the water surrounding the Berlin -, Munich - and Cologne&Dusseldorf area. It is a marriage between limnology, photography, design, recreation, relaxation and wanderlust inspiring you to venture beyond the cities borders and busy street

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Name The 500 Hidden Secrets

Address www.the500hiddensecrets.com

About Exploring every nook and cranny of a city, seeing it through the eyes of those living and discovering it every day. This is what this series of urban guides promises to let you do thanks to write-ups of 500 independent and often revised addresses   

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Name The New Paris

Address www.abrambooks.com

About Paris described through its neo-bistros, new streets coming into the limelight, up-and-coming ateliers and unconventional hotels. The American Journalist Lindsey Tramuta writes a fresh and highly inspiring portrait of the city where she has been living for 10 years, thus revealing its new spirit 

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Name Travels with Chufy

Address www.assouline.com

Author Sofia Sanchez de Betak

About Travels with Chufy is the summa of travelling. A particularly refined and original collection of destinations that the Argentinian travel and style influencer Sofía Sanchez de Betak has discovered during her amazing explorations and researches. A contemporary bible for people whose dream is to travel along unordinary routes to learn about our planet’s nature and cultures

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Name Uncommon 

Address www.uncommonguidebooks.com

Founders Emma Mattei, Jon Banthorpe and Dora Bouhara 

Headquarter Malta

About UNCOMMON is series of publications for the discovery and information of place through the curated narratives of a community, selected by commissioning editors based in cities and countries of choice. With its conception on the Mediterranean islands of Malta and Gozo in 2010, Uncommon has since traveled across Stockholm, London, Cairo, Algiers and Dubai. Texts, photographs, maps, routes, insights and itineraries combine to reveal the codes and constructs of a place, to celebrate and revere the peculiar and the everyday. Established local and international writers, photographers and artists weave in with emerging talents and voices. It is an attempt to redefine the boundaries of community