Apps

Venice Art & Culture - Churches

Our Art & Culture apps offer an in-depth exploration of history, art and culture for any who want more than factoids and sound bites.

Current apps are Barcelona Art & Culture, Venice Art & Culture and Bologna + Modena Art & Culture, with more on the way. Florence Art & Culture is in the works.

We've also written the ultimate Italian Food Decoder app.

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Guidebooks

The Travellers’ Guide to Hell

We've written over 40 guidebooks for Cadogan and Footprint

Discover our country, regional and city guides to France, Spain, Italy, Greece and Turkey.

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eBooks

The Travellers’ Guide to Hell

The Travellers’ Guide to Hell

Join the rich and famous in the world’s hottest resort!

Everything you need to know: an exhaustively researched history of hell, how to get there, what to bring, what to eat (don’t), who’s who among the demons and devils, an update of Dante’s Inferno (from guest visionary, Rev. Odus Lee Wiggins) and a round-up of all the world’s hells—from ancient Mesopotamia to the Kafka-esque bureaucratic Chinese hell, Buddhist hell with its mean chickens to William Blake’s infernal poetic backwards Bible.

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Titmice, Turks and Marinated Mummies

Titmice, Turks and Marinated Mummies

What’s the longest word in the world? How did a werewolf get into the ancient Olympics? Why does Monday come after Sunday? For the answers to these, and dozens of other questions no one has ever bothered asking, there is nowhere to turn but to Titmice, Turks and Marinated Mummies. Call it literary hash. It’s full of twisted tales from history, science, food, art, popular games, toilet folklore and the crime news. It will show you who designed the constellations, who invented Spam, and who built the greatest architectural cock-ups of our age. We throw in a recipe for lamprey, some little word puzzles seen on cards in bars, and even a few winsome logic problems designed by Lewis Carroll. Finally, in a exposé scoop, we reveal the secret identity of the Jack of Hearts.

Titmice, Turks and Marinated Mummies is the first ebook expressly designed for high-class people to read on the toilet.

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