The Purple Passport Launches New EBook Guides to London and Paris

Downloadable guides feature the cities' chicest spots for both locals and travelers

Oct 24, 2011, 09:03 ET from The Purple Passport

LONDON and PARIS, Oct 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Purple Passport, a web-based guide to the world's most exciting cities, has debuted its eBook travel series with its inaugural guides, The Purple Passport to London and The Purple Passport to Paris. The eBook guides package The Purple Passport's handpicked recommendations in a convenient, user-friendly, and mobile format.


Featuring the choicest hotels, restaurants, spas, nightlife spots, shops, and activities in these grand European capitals, the downloadable guide will help on-the-go locals and travelers plan distinctive city experiences. Organized by neighborhood for easy navigation, the eBooks also include helpful maps and city-orienting information about transportation, customs, and seasonal highlights.

The eBooks 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, they can also be downloaded to Mac and PC computers.

The first in The Purple Passport's eBook travel series, the London and Paris eBooks will soon be joined by ones for other cities featured on the website. 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. Palm Beach and Paris followed in 2011; guides to New York and Washington, DC are forthcoming.

About The Purple Passport

The Purple Passport ( is a web-based collection of city guides for the hip and highly discerning traveler. The site is a one-stop-shop for the full range of urban travel planning needs, from researching a trip start to finish, to reserving hotels and restaurants, 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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