Frommer's Irreverent Guide to Washington, D.C. (2nd ed)

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9780028626192: Frommer's Irreverent Guide to Washington, D.C. (2nd ed)

For readers who are tired of the promotional fluff and brochure-speak that characterizes most travel guides, heres a fresh voice. The Irreverent Guides offer an insiders look at each destination, and take a fun, honest look at everything they review. Its not every day you open up a guidebook to find categories like:*Most overrated museums*Weirdest bunch of public statuary*Bars where you can hear yourself think*Where the supermodels eat and where they dont*Eurotrashiest hotels*Hotels for people who hate conventioneers*Luscious love nests and lavender lodgings*Restaurants that dont live up to the hype*Swingin supper clubs with attitudeThe Irreverents give you the lowdown, the inside story. They have nothing to sell but the truth, which includes a balance of good and bad. They praise, they trash, they weigh, and leave the final decision up to the reader. Our writers take a special pleasure in leading you where other guides fear to tread.

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Make the most of a visit to the nation's capital with the help of this light-hearted guide to the sights, restaurants and accommodations in Washington, D.C. Maps.

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"Like being taken around by a savvy local." —The New York Times "Little fluff and lots of fun." —Boston Globe "Hipper and savvier than other guides." —Diversion magazine Are you tired of cliché-ridden guidebooks packed with promotional fluff? Then move over to the Irreverent Guides—the travel series that no tourist board would dare to recommend. Look inside for the lowdown on:

  • Hotels for Democrats, Republicans, and the disillusioned
  • The best restaurants for kid-pleasing, power lunching, sharing state secrets, and popping the question
  • Having a ball on the Mall, visiting former presidents, and seeing your tax dollars at work
  • Where to buy Elvis-Nixon summit memorabilia or compost from the National Zoo
  • And much more!
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Bass, Holly; Berta, Ann; Fischer, Theodore Irreverent Guides
Published by Frommer (1998)
ISBN 10: 0028626192 ISBN 13: 9780028626192
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Book Description Frommer, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0028626192

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