London Olympics

Traveling to London to see the Olympics this summer? We’ve got you covered with these new titles (plus many more travel books about London)!:
Let’s Take the Kids to London
Filled with practical tips including getting from the airport to the hotel, finding a doctor, changing money, and locating public restrooms, there is also a complete section devoted to the 2012 Olympic Games. Another highlight: discovering where Paddington Bear lived.

London’s Afternoon Teas
Relax and enjoy an afternoon tea in London. The guide helps you choose from among 40 places to take your tea and describes a history of the venues.

London’s Best Pubs
The author is a pub historian and he presents a guide to 117 of the best pubs the city has to offer.

Lonely Planet Discover London
A guide to the best of the city, and also includes a handy pull-out map.

Walking London
This is part of a brand new series from National Geographic and has sections showing how to see the city in a limited time, itineraries for visiting the neighborhoods, and travel essentials for the city (how to get around, hand-picked restaurants and hotels).


Need Travel Books? We Have Them

Heading down the road for some good eats? Check out Roadfood : the Coast-to-Coast Guide to 800 of the Best Barbecue Joints, Lobster Shacks, Ice Cream Parlors, Highway Diners, and Much, Much More by Jane Stern and Michael Stern. Want to enjoy the slow lane in France? Look at Go Slow France by Alastair Sawday. Planning on enjoying some wine in California? Pick up California Wine Country by Philip Goldsmith & Michael Cervin. Wherever your travels will take you, Rocky River Public Library has guidebooks for you. Don’t leave River wtihout them!                            ~Ann

New Travel Books

Don’t forget us if you are traveling. The library has a great selection of travel books for the United States and the world’s favorite travel spots. This week’s new additions include: Toronto & Niagara (the Colourguide series); Kentucky: An Explorer’s Guide; Frommer’s Montana & Wyoming; Fun with the Family, Upstate New York; and Insiders’ Guide to Washington D.C.                                                                                                             ~Ann