The Rough Guide to Vietnam is the essential guide to one of Southeast Asia's most enticing destinations. Roam the markets, temples, and shops of thousand-year-old Hanoi, and then slow down the pace with a trip to national parks or the remote highlands. The introduction will help you choose where to go and what to see, inspired by dozens of stunning photos. The Things Not To Miss section runs through all the must-sees, while the Itineraries guide you around the country's highlights. Navigation through the book and on the ground is aided by clear color maps with every chapter. Each map is keyed with all the accommodation, eating and drinking options, nightlife venues and shops that are reviewed in detail in the Listings chapters. From the rugged mountains of Ha Giang in the north to the pancake-flat Mekong Delta in the south, the honest and up-to-date appraisals in The Rough Guide to Vietnam will steer you to the best places to stay, eat, and party across every price range. Reviews take in hill-tribe homestays, quirky hostels, boutique hotels, sophisticated restaurants, and delicious street food, while informed and accessible writing covers everything from Buddhism to battlefields. This fully revised edition is full-color throughout, helping the country's tremendous food, impressive colonial architecture, and colorful customs leap from the page. Detailed color maps offer clear guidance. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Vietnam.
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This in-depth coverage of Laos's attractions, sights, and restaurants takes you to the most rewarding spots-from the historic streets of Luang Prabang, to seeing Pha That Luang in Vientiane or the Plain of Jars in the northeast, to hiking and exploring Vang Vieng-and stunning color photography brings the nation to life. The locally based Rough Guides author team introduces the best places to stop and explore, and provides reliable insider tips on topics such as driving the roads, taking walking tours, or visiting local landmarks. You'll find special coverage of history, art, architecture, and literature, and detailed information on the best markets and shopping for each area in this fascinating country. The Rough Guide to Laos also unearths the best restaurants, nightlife, and places to stay, from backpacker hostels to riverfront villas and boutique hotels, and color-coded maps feature every sight and listing. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Laos.
Tuk tuks, temples, sizzling street food and remote tropical islands: discover the best of Southeast Asia with Rough Guides. Our intrepid authors have trekked, cycled and snorkelled from Bali to Myanmar, seeking out the best-value guesthouses, activities and restaurants. In-depth reviews of budget accommodation and eating are combined with some choice "treat yourself" options allowing you to rough it in a beach hut one minute or kick back in a hip bar the next. Easy to follow transport advice and budget tips are combined with unrivalled background on all the things you simply can't miss, whether you're beach-hopping in Bali, exploring the ruins of Angkor Wat or venturing to the stilt-villages of Myanmar's Inle Lake. Make the most of your Asian adventure with The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a Budget. Covers: Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong & Macau, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
The Rough Guide Snapshot to Ho Chi Minh City is the ultimate travel guide to Vietnam's effervescent metropolis. It leads you through the city and on trips out of town, with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from the teeming Ben Thanh Market to the moving War Remnants Museum and the fascinating Jade Emperor Pagoda. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you make the most of your trip, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. Also included is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to Vietnam, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around Vietnam, including transport, food, drink, costs, health, festivals and shopping. Also published as part of the Rough Guide to Vietnam. (Equivalent to 83 printed pages.)
Author: Paul Gray
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
Release Date: 2012-01-01
These acclaimed travel guides feature a dramatic full-color section at the front, design elements to make them easier to use, up-to-date information on restaurants and accommodations, meticulously detailed maps, transportation tips and discussions on geography, natural wonders, landmarks, itineraries, cultural facts and other valuable tips for travelers.
The Rough Guide to Vietnam is the ideal companion for exploring Southeast Asia''s most intriguing destination. A full-colour introductory section includes photos of the country''s highlights, from the waterborne markets of the Mekong Delta to the faded elegance of Hanoi. Lively coverage is given to towns and attractions and opinionated reviews give an up-to-the-minute impression of the country''s best-known sights. There is practical advice on exploring everything that may concern the independent traveller, from negotiating Vietnam''s borders to dining in street kitchens. The Contexts section includes enlightening articles on Vietnamese history, religion, music and film. "The Rough Guide to Vietnam is strongly recommended" The Daily Telegraph
Now available in ePub format. The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a Budget is the ultimate guide for budget-conscious independent travelers visiting this fascinating region. Updated by a team of expert writers, this edition of The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a Budget is packed with information to help you make the most of your time and money, including comprehensive transportation information, suggested itineraries, full-color maps, and advice on local culture, food and language. Detailed listings give the low-down on the best hotels, hostels, bars and restaurants, while "treat yourself" suggestions provide inspiration for when to splurge. Whether you want to take a slow boat down the Mekong, feast on dim sum in Hong Kong, kick-back on a white-sand beach in Thailand or explore the temples of Bagan in Myanmar, this guide is the ultimate companion to travel in Southeast Asia. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a Budget.
Discover Myanmar with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to see Yangon's colonial architecture and absorbing markets, explore Bagan's astonishing profusion of ancient temples or trek to the Golden Rock at Kyaiktiyo, The Rough Guide to Myanmar will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink and shop along the way. Inside The Rough Guide to Myanmar (Burma) - Independent, trusted reviews written in Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget. - Full-colour maps throughout - find your way amid Mandalay's bustling streets or between Mrauk U's fortress-like temples without needing to get online. - Stunning, inspirational images - Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. - Detailed regional coverage - whether off the beaten track or in more mainstream tourist destinations, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Areas covered include: Bagan, Yangon, Mandalay, Hpa-an, Kalaw, Mrauk U, Maylamyine, Naypyitaw, Myeik Archipelago, Dawei.Attractions include: Kyaiktiyo (Golden Rock), Taung Kalat (Mount Popa), Shwe OO Min Cave, Gokteik Viaduct, Ngapali Beach, Inle Lake, Shwedagon Pagoda, Ngwe Saung, Shwezigon Pagoda, Shwesandaw Pagoda. - Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink,health, the media, festivals and events, outdoor activities and sports, responsible travel, culture and etiquette, shopping, travelling with children, travel essentials and more. - Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to history, books, Myanmar's ethnic groups, Burmese Buddhism and traditional beliefs, Burmese architecture plus a handy language section and glossary. Make the Most of Your Time on Earth with the Rough Guide to Myanmar
Now available in ePub format. The Rough Guide to Laos is the ultimate travel guide to this enchanting and unspoiled corner of Southeast Asia. Discover Laos's highlights. The Rough Guide to Laos features stunning full-color photography, clear maps and detailed coverage of all attractions and activities, from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Luang Prabang to the spectacular waterfalls of the high Bolaven Plateau to the gorgeous Four Thousand Islands (Si Phan Don), and more. The Rough Guide to Laos also includes detailed background on Laos's ethnic hill tribes and advice on where to trek and which guides are most reliable. Inside this guidebook you'll find detailed practical advice on what to see and do and can rely on up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels and guesthouses, restaurants, bars, shops and tour operators for all budgets. Make the most of your time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Laos.
Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet’s Vietnam is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Kayak around towering limestone peaks into grottoes and lagoons in Halong Bay; wander the warren-like lanes of Hoi An’s Old Town; and sample the freshest, tastiest local specialities (and learn to cook them yourself). All with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Vietnam and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet’s Vietnam: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - covering history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics Covers Hanoi, Northern Vietnam, Central Vietnam, Southeast Coast, Southwest Highlands, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, Siem Reap & the Temples of Angkor eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Vietnam is our most comprehensive guide to Vietnam, and is designed to immerse you in the culture and help you discover the best sights and get off the beaten track. Travelling farther afield? Check out Lonely Planet’s Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos & Northern Thailand for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. ‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times ‘Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia) *Source: Nielsen BookScan: Australia, UK, USA, 5/2016-4/2017 Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.
The full-colour Rough Guide to Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei is the ultimate guide to these three exciting Southeast Asian destinations, covering all their attractions, from amazing national parks and historic temples to gorgeous beaches and islands. This new, fully updated edition features redrawn and comprehensively updated maps, evocative photography, and itineraries that take in both big sights and less visited spots. There's more detail on museums and galleries in Penang and Singapore and revamped coverage of trekking - including more on the Kelabit Highlands, a popular remote area in Sarawak. There's also plenty of practical information, from budget flights to boutique accommodation, and insider insights on the huge variety of excellent local cuisines the region has to offer. The Rough Guide to Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei will help you get the best out of your trip, whatever your budget.
The Rough Guide to Cambodia is the ultimate travel guide to this fascinating country with clear maps and detailed, informed coverage on the country's foremost tourist draw, the stunning temples of Angkor. As well as up-to-date, practical advice on where to stay and eat for all budgets, there's a comprehensive section on Cambodia's tasty cuisine and where to find a cookery course. 'Things Not To Miss' highlights where to go and what to do, while two full-colour sections, Festivals and Ceremonies and Temple Architecture, make sure you're well-informed. Whether it's relaxing on one of the country's sparkling, sandy beaches, trekking through the jungle, helping out at the elephant sanctuary or finding a homestay The Rough Guide to Cambodia is the only guide you'll need. Originally published in print in 2011. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Cambodia. Now available in ePub format.
The Rough Guide to Vietnam is ideal for people who want to travel independently and discover more about this incredibly diverse country. It includes lively reviews of the best places to eat, from street kitchens to the upmarket restaurants of Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, and practical advice on activities, from home-stays in ethnic minority villages to boat trips around Ha Long Bay and visits to its national parks. There are extensive, user-friendly descriptions of Vietnam’s many sights, including Hué’s Imperial city, temples and pagodas and Vietnam’s impressive colonial architecture, as well as its deserted beaches and the waterways of the Mekong Delta.
The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia is the essential handbook to this stunning region, covering nine countries, plus Hong Kong and Macau. The region is rich with magnificent temples, outstanding beaches, spectacular hikes and enchanting towns. For a visitor on an extended trip to the region, this is the ideal guide, full of practical information on getting around within the countries as well as overland border crossings, ferry routes and local flights. The guide offers critical listings of the best places to stay, eat, drink and party - from five-star cosmopolitan luxury to rustic beach huts. There are detailed maps and plans for every region, making trip planning and navigating simple, with hotel and restaurant listings pin-pointed on the maps.