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Despite China's obvious and growing importance on the world stage, it is often and easily misunderstood. Indeed, there are many Chinas, as this comprehensive survey of contemporary China vividly illustrates. Now in a thoroughly revised and updated edition that offers the only sustained geography of the reform era, this book traces the changes occurring in this powerful and ancient nation across both time and space. Beginning with China's diverse... more...

Come along with Frommer's and discover two of Asia's most intriguing destinations. Our author has scoured every inch of this region, and she'll share her cultural insights and favorite discoveries with you. Her guide is much more complete and in-depth than its major competitor.In Singapore, you'll find the best places to stay, from high-tech business hotels to affordable finds, plus an amazing array of dining choices. Follow our author's fantastic... more...

This book, written in the early 1950s by a former Chinese ambassador to London, is a cultured and entertaining view of the gastronomic side of Chinese life. F.T. Cheng sets out to show Westerners that there was a lot more to Chinese food culture than chop suey. It is a wonderful reminder of the richness and depth of Chinese culture from a man who also completely understood the West.

This brand new first edition of Frommer's South Korea features in-depth coverage of this increasingly popular destination, from the cities of Seoul and Busan to the DMZ border area to Jeju Island, the "Island of the Gods." Our author Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee is a first-generation Korean American who passes along insider's tips and insights into Korean culture, plus a Korean recipe or two (Lee is also a respected cook and cookbook author). She'll... more...

In Frommer's South Korea, you'll find out how to: Steer away from the touristy and the inauthentic and see the real heart of South Korea.Eat a Hanjeongsik (full-course meal) in a neighborhood cafe in Seoul, attend the Busar Film Festival, shop for the country's best fabrics (ramie fabrics) at the markets in Hansan, and hike the Seoraksan Mountains (or just buy the area's famous mushrooms and honey)Seek out tea houses, limestone caves, Buddhist temples,... more...


This completely updated guide reflects post-Olympic Beijing. There is also a special colour chapter on Beijing's disappearing and historic hutong (passageways). You can explore old and new Beijing: from the Great Wall to the Birds' Nest, LP have got it covered. Crammed with more maps than any other guidebook; all maps and attractions are listed in both English and Chinese.


Lonely Planet Bangkok Watch the sun set whilst sipping a cocktail at one of Bangkok 's rooftop bars, and gear up for a magic night out in Asia 's capital of coolExplore the labyrinthine bustle of Southeast Asia 's biggest open-air market as you bargain for everything from silk to spices at Chatuchak Weekend MarketSlurp up a storm over a fragrant bowl of world-class noodles at one of the city 's many streetside stallsFollow the drumbeat to a temple or... more...


India 's diversity is apparent in its architecture, landscapes, festivals and handicrafts. And spirituality the beating heart of India pulsates from the mountains of Ladakh to the shores of tropical Kerala. Sarina Singh, Lonely Planet Writer Our Promise You can trust our travel information because Lonely Planet writers visit the places we write about, each and every edition. We never accept freebies for positive coverage, and you can rely on us to tell... more...