About Our Travel Guides

Discover Best-Kept City Secrets 

"Queens is arguably the most fascinating and under-appreciated borough of New York, an impossibly complex matrix that reflects the culture and cuisine of the entire world.


Joe DiStefano does a tremendous service to visitors and New Yorkers alike, highlighting some of the tastiest, funkiest, weirdest and most spectacular places."  Anthony Bourdain

This illustrated guidebook series presents cities, regions and even whole countries from a wonderfully different and personal perspective. Go off the beaten path to find the hidden places, stories, shops and neighborhoods that unlock a destination’s true character, history, and flavor. 

We pride ourselves in featuring secrets of the great cities of the world, and also in lesser known destinations. We like to think of our books as treasure hunts for local residents and travelers too. We also invite the dreamers and armchair voyagers to enjoy our journeys around the world.

The series is published by Emons Publishing in Cologne, Germany and New York, NY. 

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