Fodor's Thailand shows you hundreds of hotel and restaurant
choices in all price ranges — from budget-friendly B&Bs to luxury hotels,
from casual eateries to the hottest new restaurants, complete with thorough
reviews showing what makes each place special. The Smart Travel Tips A to Z
section helps you take care of the nitty gritty with essential local contacts
and great advice — from how to take your mountain bike with you to what
to do in an emergency. Plus, web links and mix-and-match itineraries make planning
The travel book is great! The section on Bangkok is also very
helpful as almost anyone coming/going to Southern Thailand passes through.The
book is small and much more convenient than the larger country wide or SE Asia
guide books. If you are just going to Southern Thailand.. this is all you need.
The format is clear. The prices were a tad off, but this seems to be the norm
Colorful traveling guidebook in a highly practical format,
leaving no mystery as to whether some place or item may be of real interest
to the individual reader. Therefore, reader can figure out what he/she wants
to see & do without slogging through chapter upon chapter of text. I spend
a lot of time in Bali and I think this is probably the most useful guide for
the average traveler to Bali & Lombok.
Built between the ninth and the thirteenth centuries by a succession of twelve
Khmer kings, Angkor spreads over 120 square miles in Southeast Asia and includes
scores of major architectural sites. Among the amazing pyramid and mandala shaped
shrines preserved in the jungles of Cambodia, is Angkor Wat, the world's largest
temple, an extraordinarily complex structure filled with iconographic detail
and religious symbolism.
South American Handbook
Footprint South American Handbook 2006 takes the adventurous
traveler far from the gringo trail to explore the landscapes, wildlife, archaeology,
and folk culture of this vast continent, from the Orinoco Delta to the southern
ice fields of Chile and Argentina. Called the "Backpacker’s Bible,"
this guide covers every inch of South America, including the Guiana's and the
This is sort of a "Japan! Wow!" type of guide, full of eye-popping
graphics and catchy factoids. It is a very fun guide, and does a great job of
engaging enthusiasm for Japan and its wonders. Nothing off the beaten path here,
only the major attractions of each city/region are represented. It is wide but
not deep. Pricing information and such is well done, and gives an accurate picture
of what to expect. Tidbits of culture and history help explain what you will
be seeing and make for interesting overall reading.
Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. Frommer's.
The best trips start here.
Insider tips on getting the best out of Buenos Aires' outstanding shopping,
restaurants, nightlife & tango halls. Outspoken opinions on what's worth
your time and what's not.
Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget. Off-the-beaten-path
experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
With extensive coverage of resorts, watersports and the marine
environment, this guide includes all the information necessary to make the most
of a trip to these pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean. color. 18
Discover the hidden charms of la isla del encanto, "the enchanted island,"
from rooftop restaurants and colonial architecture in Old San Juan to roadside
barbecued chicken stands and the beaches along the slower-paced southern coast.
Outdoor adventures and city explorations are all covered in this in-depth guide
for adventurous travelers.
Just came back from a three week trip to Vietnam with three
books: the Lonely Planet, the Rough Guide, and Footprint Handbook. The Rough
Guide is the best guidebook around for the country. It is superior to the
Lonely Planet guide in the breadth and depth of coverage and especially its
accuracy. I liked LP for other countries but here they did a very poor job.
I have not found even one instance where Lonely Planet provided information
that Rough did not have.
We've not missed a tour or a meal with the help of this reliable
little travel alarm clock. Foldable travel alarm clock with 180 degree rotational clock-face
Loud alarm with snooze function, perfect for jet-lagged travelers. Button activated back-light is gentle on the eyes while providing maximum illumination. Display remains illuminated for approximately 5 seconds. Flexibility to choose 12 or 24 hour formats and indoor temperature in celsius or fahrenheit.
Displays Month, Day and Date. Includes required AAA battery We're well pleased with its reliability.
2004 Complete Guide to the Asian Tsunami Disaster ¿
Sumatra Earthquake, Indian Ocean Tsunamis, Devastation in Indonesia, Sri Lanka,
India, Thailand, Somalia, Malaysia, and the Maldives; American Humanitarian
Aid Response and Plans, Scientific Reports on the Earthquake and Tsunamis, Tsunami
Scientific Research and Survival Guides
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