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Find out where the locals go

Find out where the locals go
24 Jan 2014

When it comes to going on holiday, the locals know the best places to eat, play, shop, celebrate and relax. Which is why the National Geographic is publishing a book that shows off exactly these places for 300 destinations around the world.

The publication, entitled Where The Locals Go, is set to be released on February 4th in paperback and retailing for $12.95.

A veritable arsenal of useful information designed to enhance your holiday and allow for a highly memorable experience, it suggests a plethora of restaurants, markets, festivals and events.

Every titbit of information contained herein has, of course, been provided by the local residents of the featured towns and cities, allowing the reader to glean a unique perspective on where to go once they reach their holiday destination.

Keith Bellows, editor in chief of National Geographic Travel Media, says in his introduction: "This book is a sparkling, surprising collection of off-the-beaten-track finds, ah-hahs, neighborhood secrets, and the pleasures of those who live in a place 24/7.

"So before you ask the concierge where to go or what to do, dive in and enjoy Where The Locals Go."

Among the unique events, venues and activities listed in the publication, perhaps the monthly cycle through the streets of San Francisco stands out, with its gorgeous views and the sense of camaraderie.

However, the reindeer parade through the winter market in Sweden's Jokkmokk is also a delight, as is the Hogan experience of Arizona, which involves staying with a local family inside a one-room home made of juniper logs.

Those who have ever found themselves seeking the quietest beaches and most unique marketplaces while on holiday will no doubt see the appeal of such a book, no matter where they're travelling.ADNFCR-408-ID-801686253-ADNFCR

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