by Jonathan Vatner | July 21, 2010

Los Angeles guideWhen visiting major cities, attendees might be wary of traveling via an often convoluted public transportation system. World traveler Michael Brein has compiled pocket sightseeing guides for 20 cities, with advice on how best to use buses and subways to get around. The guides, the ideal length for a short visit, cost $12 each (including $2 for shipping and handling); 50 percent off for orders of 50 or more (some are available as iPhone apps for $1.99). (888) 800-8685;