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Naughty Paris:
A Lady's Guide to the Sexy City

(1st edition Sept 2008; 2nd edition Jan 2015; Fleur-de-Lire Press, Paris)
I wrote and produced this elegant guidebook to Paris in the spirit of "What would the ladies of Sex & the City want to read about Paris?" It has over 200 color photos and is beautifully illustrated. 2009 Independent Publisher Book Award for Best Travel Guidebook.

Fodor's Paris 2012
(August 2011 Random House Publishing, USA)
I updated the Where to Stay, Smart Travel Tips, Nightlife and Arts chapters of this annual Paris guidebook. 

I've also contributed sections to every edition of the Fodor's Paris Guides since 2006.   

 

 

Green Guide French Riviera
(April 2010, Michelin Travel Publishing, USA)
I updated the entirety of this guidebook in its new format for the 2006, 2008 and 2010 editions. It covers the entire French Riviera coast and inland villages from Menton to Bandol.

 

 

 

 

MichelinPariscover.jpg Michelin Green Guide Paris
(April 2011, Michelin Travel Publishing, USA)
I updated the entirety of the 4th, 5th and 7th editions of this guidebook in its new "user friendly" format. "Gorgeous photography gives you a visual impression of the sites. Very factual, very accurate." "The neighborhood maps are wonderful, the walking tours invaluable." (Amazon.com reviewers).

 

 

 

Fodor's Paris 2012
(August 2011 Random House Publishing, USA)
I updated the chapters on the Champagne Region, the Loire Valley, and the Smart Travel Tips. I've contributed chapters to every edition of Fodor's France Guide since 2006.

I've also contributed sections to Fodor's Provence and the Côte d'Azur 7th edition.

 

 

Green Guide Northern France & Paris Region
(April 2010, Michelin Travel Publishing, USA)
I updated Ile de France and Nord Pas de Calais (French Flanders) chapters of this guidebook.

 

 

 

 

 

davinci2.jpgFodor's Guide to The Da Vinci Code :
On the Trail of the Bestselling Novel

(March 2006, Random House Publishing, USA)
I wrote the Paris travel section of this guidebook. Edited by Jennifer Paull and Chris Culwell, it includes: photographs of related artwork and key story locales; a travel section featuring suggestions on where to go, stay, and eat for Da Vinci Code disciples; city maps and floor plans; and the expertise of resident writers in Paris, Rome, London, and Scotland.

 

moonmetro.gifMoon Metro Paris, 3rd Edition
(2006, Avalon Publishing, USA)
I updated the Accommodation, Recreation, Neighborhood Descriptions and History sections of this guidebook.

 

 

 

 

 

timeout.jpgTime Out Guide to Paris, 13th edition
(2005, Time Out, UK)
I updated the Accommodation, Sports and Trips sections of this annual guide.

 

 

 

 

 

adventurecover2.jpgAdventure Guide: Paris & Ile-de-France
(October 2004, Hunter Publishing, USA)
My first full-length guidebook, a solo project of 450 pages that I reserached and wrote for Hunter Publishing's award-winning Adventure Guide series. It includes essential travel information such as accommodation, dining, shopping and sightseeing for Paris and the surrounding countryside. (more information)

 

Other Guides

Paris Intelliguide (Northstar Travel, 2006)

Paris Virtual Travel Concierge (Home & Abroad, March 2006)

Paris and Amsterdam Hotel Infosites (Expedia, 2000 - 2006)

Paris City Guide (eBookers, 2004)

Marseille Intelliguide (Northstar Travel, 2004)

Paris City Guide (Vodafone, 2003)

Nice Hotels Reviews (wCities, 2003)

Avant Guide Paris, 2nd ed. (Empire Press Media, fact-checker, 2003)

 

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