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LUXE City Guides

Anyone with a smart phone can track down a Michelin-star restaurant in Paris or point you in the direction of the Forbidden City. But this slim, deeply researched line of guidebooks—don’t expect maps, illustrations, or any of the otherwise Google-able info you’d find stuffed in fatter versions—specializes in the type of locales known only to the natives. It’s the kind of unabashedly opinionated editorial advice that will send you happily flying solo. And it’s executed with so much brevity and class that the guides can fit comfortably into a pocket or your carry-on.

LUXE City Guides
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Interesting but not functional

I received the New York City guide and skimmed through it. The writing style was interesting and sometimes funny, but realistically this guide is almost impossible to use. It's not very functionally-friendly and I wouldn't actually use it in the real world.

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Just google it

I like the idea but this is nothing that a good google search cant help you with. maybe if it was an app or something

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Not very easy to read or use

While I appreciate the local only information that is in these Luxe guides, I feel like the guide could have been executed better. The print seems to be jammed on the guide and is not very quickly accessible. If a digital version of the same guide was made available with the purchase I believe more people would use and appreciate the information contained in the guide.

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Seems useful

I received the New York city guide, and live in Los Angeles. Would have preferred to have one I would be more likely to use, but definitely look forward to having it on hand when the time comes to travel to NYC.

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I get it but not really

This thing is so hard to decipher I didn't even look at it more than once. its just a garbled mess of information, and the paper is not soft enough to wipe my hind quarters with.

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Not useful

This was for LAX- not too useful considering I dont plan on traveling here anytime soon. Versatile products are much better!

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No immediate use

My copy was for Chicago, so it's seems only useful if I traveled to Chicago. It does seem well detailed and the researched appeared well done.

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its OK

I got this Chicago Luxe city guide in my birchbox. its a cute handy tool that I will probably use on my next trip to Chicago.

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Pretty neat

I got one for Chicago. It has lots of places to visit wish I had gotten one for my own neighborhood though.

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mehh!

i ended up giving this to a colleague of mine that was headed to NYC. He wasn't too impressed with it as a lot of the places listed were out of his budget. I would probably purchase or borrow a different pocket guide if I needed something.

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