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The World's
First Guide to
The Left Bank

2nd Edition Available Now

As Featured on RTE Radio 1

Liveline with Joe Duffy

"Superb! Beautifully produced. 120 different places on the Left Bank. A really lovely book."


As Featured on 


"A delight to be dipped into at random or read from cover to cover when you need to be steeped in Left Bank lore to feed your dreams of Paris or just to learn new things about the city you love or live in."

A Fresh New Guide to

2nd Edition Available Now

A fresh new guide to the streets, sounds and stories of Dublin, A Flaneur’s Guide introduces you to the People, Places and Pastimes of this Gaelic, Viking, Norman and now Global melting pot of myth, music and minds, evolving in front of your eyes.


Home to mythmakers, musicians and martyrs, distillers, drinkers and  dramatists, discover Dublin's winding streets, Northside and Southside, follow the Trail of Independence, savour a pint of Guinness, visit a snug and absorb a rich literary landscape steeped in history.


A Flaneur's Guide to Dublin

1st Edition July 2021; 2nd Edition March 2022


Home to Mythmakers, Musicians and Martyrs, Distillers, Drinkers and  Dramatists. From Pre-history to the Viking Age and onto a Post-History technology-driven urban landscape, stroll through the winding streets, Northside and Southside, follow the Trail of Independence and venture to the suburbs, visit the Phoenix Park, the Iveagh Gardens, the Hugh Lane and the RHA, walk the SoCoDu route and other picturesque jaunts, discover hidden nooks and crannies, lose yourself in a snug, discover cafes and breweries, ponder mottos and musings, all in the hands of a veteran flaneur, brimming with wit and wile and plenty of inside tips and things to do before, during and after your stay.

A Flaneur's Guide to Paris The Left Bank

1st Edition Published October 2020; 2nd Edition July 2021


Home to Poets, Artists, Composers, Singers, Designers, Architects, Monks and Maidens, Philosophers and Poseurs. From Antiquity to the Middle Ages and onto Post-Modernity, stroll through the streets of the Latin Quarter and the Boulevard Saint-Germain, visit the Luxembourg Gardens, Place Saint-Sulpice and other major attractions, discover museums large and small, cafés and brasseries, temples and tombs, all in the hands of our veteran flaneur, richardb, with plenty of inside tips and things to do in the mythical Left Bank before, during and after your stay.

Buy A Flaneur's Guide