Marco Polo Los Angeles: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips Experience all of the attractions of Los Angeles with this up-to date and authoritative guide, complete with Insider Tips. Discover hotels and restaurants, check out the city’s trendiest places and its various nightlife scenes. There are also tips on shopping as well as details on all the attractions for kids, plus the low-down sports and other activities. Further sections include: Festivals & Events, Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, and Index. Useful too is the ‘Perfect Day’ chapter and the handy folding pull-out map supplied in addition to the Street Atlas inside.Los Angeles is both diverse and irresistible. Here you really do encounter movie stars on the street. The city has much to offer besides. The skies are nearly always blue, the palm trees are manicured, and the women also. Nobody is quite who he/she might seem. The nice waitress could also be a struggling actress and the shoe salesman might write screenplays. LA lives its clichés quite openly: it is a place where truth and fiction merge into a separate reality. With MARCO POLO Los Angeles you will experience one of the world’s most entertaining and exciting destinations. The practical pocket-sized guide leads you through a city where the myth is never far from the daily reality: Hollywood glamour and palm trees, earthquakes and forest fires, queues and smog, race riots and body beautiful under that perpetual blue sky. The Best Of pages highlight what’s currently in vogue in Los Angeles, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and put your feet up.The Insider Tips show you where Charlie Chaplin and Ernest Hemingway once dined, and reveal where you might spot a living celebrity. Panels in each chapter suggest things to do if you’re on a tight budget and where you might pick up some real bargains, while the ‘Where to Start’ boxes highlight the best places to begin sightseeing, shopping, and your evening out. The City Walks lead you into the heart of Downtown and on the trail of the rich and beautiful in Beverley Hills and Hollywood. Discover the works of Frank Stella, Robert Rauschenberg and other American artistic greats. Excursions from the Trips & Tours chapter take you by ferry to Santa Catalina and by car to Palm Springs and beyond. Last but not least, the Dos and Don'ts explain why you should save that bottle of wine until you get home and why you should always cross the streets at the lights.MARCO POLO Los Angeles provides comprehensive coverage of all areas of the city. To help you find your way around there’s the detailed Street Atlas, a public transport map in the cover, plus the pull-out map.