Go East LES Guide

In time for holiday shoppers looking for an alternative to Soho madness, the Go East guide condenses an assortment of the neighborhood's shops, services, and restaurants into a take along brochure-sized pamphlet. The free booklet comes with a "Shopping & Rewards Program" card, giving users discounts at the featured locations and, after accumulating $500 in receipts, a $50 credit at top LES restaurants. From Orchard …

Smart Travelling

Based in a travel boutique down an alleyway in Berlin's Mitte district, Smart Travelling is a web-based service that provides members with info about 24 European cities. Following a "less is more approach," listings must be unusual and meet criteria for originality. Users can search for entries by what type of vacation (e.g. "Stylish/Stage" or "Authentic/Local") they want and whether they're travelling for business, as …

Luxe’s Asian Grand Tour Box Set

Luxe's new handmade red box packed full of 12 of their mini-guides to Asia makes the massive continent seem almost manageable. As we've noted here before, their concise descriptions, spunky tone, and conveniently pocketable size, are user-friendly answers to their bulky counterparts. Content includes curated selections of hotels, restaurants, clubs, shops, and (well-suited for the business traveller pressed for time) easy-to-follow suggested half-day tours. Updated …