The Purple Passport Launches New EBook Guide to Los Angeles

Downloadable guide features the city's chicest spots for both locals and travelers

Mar 21, 2012, 13:34 ET from The Purple Passport

LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Purple Passport, a web-based collection of chic, one-stop-shop guides to experiencing the world's cities in style, today debuted its eBook travel guide The Purple Passport to Los Angeles. The eBook guide packages The Purple Passport's handpicked recommendations in a convenient, user-friendly, and mobile format.

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Featuring the choicest hotels, restaurants, spas, nightlife spots, shops, and activities in the greater Los Angeles area, the downloadable guide will help on-the-go locals and travelers plan distinctive city experiences. Organized by neighborhood for easy navigation, the eBook also includes helpful maps and city-orienting information about transportation, local culture, and seasonal highlights.

The eBook can be purchased at the Amazon Kindle Store. While designed for mobile devices and eReaders including the Kindle and Kindle apps for iPhone/iPad and Android phones/tablets, it can also be downloaded to Mac and PC computers.

The Los Angeles guide is the fourth title in The Purple Passport's eBook travel series, which also includes guides to London, Paris, and Palm Beach. EBook guides for other cities featured on the website are forthcoming. Users of the website can also take advantage of the site's unique functionality features, including mapping and trip planning tools. Founders Jennifer Garcia-Alonso and Emily C. Brands launched The Purple Passport in 2010 with online guides to London, Beijing, and Los Angeles, followed by Palm Beach and Paris in 2011 and New York in 2012. Guides to Washington, DC and Taipei are soon to debut.

About The Purple Passport

The Purple Passport ( is a web-based collection of chic, one-stop-shop guides to experiencing the world's cities in style. The site provides the full range of urban travel planning needs, from researching a trip start to finish, to reserving hotels, to creating an itinerary to be shared with travel companions. The Purple Passport team personally visits every spot that it reviews and never accepts compensation for featuring a venue on the site. First-person accounts of the team's travel experiences can be found on the companion blog, The Diary of The Purple Passport (

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