story of our books begins with the ASDavis Media Group in 2005, when publisher/executive editor Alan Davis
sought to deliver the concept of "peak" (not peak season) travel to an audience of savvy,
contemporary urban adventurers.
ASDavis Media Group
Media Group is based in San Francisco, California, and is comprised of the publishing imprints Pulse Guides and
Greenline Publications. While continuing to expand with a team of experienced editors and a growing network of writers
around the world, both publishing arms remain dedicated to delivering accurate, meticulously researched information, and providing
travelers with an experienced, insider's selection of the very best that travel can offer.
Davis established Greenline Publications in 2002, in response to his sense that guidebooks were failing to
create the excitement that comes with peak experiences. Drawing from his early experience in the tour operator business,
in which itineraries were key to success, his aim was to point readers to the very best possible experience, never settling
for the ordinary — in short, extraordinary guides for extraordinary travelers.
emerged from this inspiration was The Fun Seeker's Guide to North America, which Davis himself authored in
2002. The Fun Seeker's series continued with guides to Toronto, Las Vegas, Athens, New Orleans,
Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York, and ultimately laid the foundation for the 2006 debut of the NIGHT+DAY "Cool Cities"
Greenline Historic Travel Series was launched in 2002 with publication of The
25 Best World War II Sites: Pacific Theater, followed in 2003 by The 25 Essential World War II
Sites: European Theater. These books set the series tone, providing a unique combination of history book,
contemporary road map to existing sites and a logistical travel guide. The 25 Best Civil War
Sites (2005) and Colonial America and the American Revolution: The 25 Best Sites (2006),
complete the series to date.
the NIGHT+DAY "Cool Cities" Series
newest series, the NIGHT+DAY "Cool Cities" travel guides, was launched in 2006 as a series of original,
single-destination guides to the most dynamic cities on the planet. NIGHT+DAY guides cover the world's top metropolitan
more by visiting the PulseGuides.com website.
print editions of the NIGHT+DAY "Cool Cities" guides will be updated initially on an 18-month cycle, and
updated information on current and new listings will be available 24/7 (beginning in March 2008) to readers who visit our