The Rough Guide to Vietnam

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241214092

Category: Travel

Page: 520

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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.

The Rough Guide to Vietnam

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides Limited

ISBN: 9781409371861

Category: Travel

Page: 520

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The Rough Guide to Vietnam is the most accurate and in-depth resource available for anyone wishing to explore Southeast Asia's fastest-growing destination. Plan a visit to the recently opened Hanoi Citadel to learn about this 1000-year-old city, or to the Saigon Skydeck to see how rapidly Ho Chi Minh City is changing. You'll find detailed listings for these and all other destinations in the country, with recommendations for accommodation ranging from cheap hostels to luxurious beach resorts, as well as insider's tips on the best places to head to sample Vietnamese cuisine. With Rough Guides' shopping listings, it's also easy to find the best places to buy traditional handicrafts and iconic souvenirs such as conical hats. Whether you're looking for a detailed itinerary for a memorable trip, or background information about Vietnam's complex history, you'll find it all in The Rough Guide to Vietnam. Make the most of your time on Earth™ with The Rough Guide to Vietnam.

The Rough Guide to Cambodia

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241326125

Category: Travel

Page: 336

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Explore Cambodia with the smartest and most engaging guidebook on the market. Rough Guides' expert authors have done all the hard work for you: seeking out the top guesthouses, sampling the tastiest Khmer food and scouring the coast for the best beaches. Whether you're shopping in Phnom Penh's Central Market, exploring the astonishing ruins of Angkor, or relaxing on a sunset river cruise in Kampot, this new edition of The Rough Guide to Cambodia will show you ideal places to sleep, eat, drink and shop along the way, with options to suit every budget. The guide includes stunning photography and colour-coded, easy-to-use maps, and written with our trademark mix of candour, humour and practical advice. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Cambodia.

The Rough Guide to Laos

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241326206

Category: Travel

Page: 328

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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.

The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia On A Budget

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241012724

Category: Travel

Page: 936

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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.

The Rough Guide to Thailand

Author: Paul Gray,Lucy Ridout

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1405390107

Category: Travel

Page: 810

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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 Taiwan

Author: Stephen Keeling

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1409350630

Category: Travel

Page: 432

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The Rough Guide to Taiwan is the ultimate travel guide to this fascinating island, with clear maps, full Chinese and pinyin translations and detailed coverage of all the top attractions and a host of lesser-visited sights. Discover Taiwan's highlights with stunning photography and information on everything from the island's magnificent national parks and tranquil hot spring resorts, to its most lavish temples and the mind-blowing National Palace Museum. Find practical advice on what to see and do in Taipei, Taichung and Kaohsiung, relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels, bars, clubs, shops and restaurants for all budgets. Explore Taiwan's fabulous culinary scene, from the top boutique restaurants to the best local street food, and learn how to make the most of Taiwan's gasp-inducing hinterland; Alishan, Kenting, Yushan, Sun Moon Lake and the offshore islands are described in detail and made easily accessible, even for non-Chinese speakers. Originally published in print in 2011. Now available in ePub format.

The Rough Guide to the Brain

Author: Barry Gibb

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 140935993X

Category: Psychology

Page: 312

View: 1954

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How does memory work? Are we addicted to television? What is Alzheimer's Disease? Can machines read our minds? The human brain, with all its inherent complexity, has taken on near mythical status. Its 100 billion nerve cells, forged by nature and refined over millions of years, allow humans the capacity to survive, create culture, love. Once an impenetrable grey mass, modern science is getting to grips with our brains at an unprecedented rate. We are moving from a time of anatomy, in which science did well to characterise the various regions of the brain, to a time in which we can observe thought processes in real time. We have entered a neural renaissance. The Rough Guide to the Brain is for anyone who's ever wanted to know more about how their brain and mind works - and what goes wrong when it doesn't. From how we evolved such an impressive organ to how it achieves the feat that is you. Including numerous insights from leaders in their fields, there's no better way to stimulate your grey matter.

The Rough Guide to Myanmar (Burma)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241332141

Category: Travel

Page: 416

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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

The Rough Guide to Vietnam

Author: Jan Dodd,Mark Lewis

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1848369972

Category: Travel

Page: 632

View: 585

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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.

Vietnam

Author: Jan Dodd,Mark Lewis

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781843530954

Category: Travel

Page: 590

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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

The Rough Guide to Laos

Author: Edward Aves

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241014549

Category: Travel

Page: 328

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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.

The Rough Guide to Cambodia

Author: Beverley Palmer

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1409350460

Category: Travel

Page: 352

View: 650

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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 Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei

Author: Richard Lim,David Leffman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241238099

Category: Travel

Page: 624

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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.

Lonely Planet Vietnam

Author: Lonely Planet,Iain Stewart,Brett Atkinson,Austin Bush,David Eimer,Nick Ray,Phillip Tang

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 1787019314

Category: Travel

Page: N.A

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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 Rough Guide to India

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241295394

Category: Travel

Page: 1232

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Thoroughly revised and revamped with expanded coverage for its tenth edition, The Rough Guide to India is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world's great travel destinations. From the majestic landscapes of the Himalayas to the tropical backwaters of Kerala, the Rough Guide covers this endlessly fascinating country in unparalleled depth, with crystal-clear mapping and stunning photography throughout. Rough Guides' team of experts bring you all the major headline sights, from the "Golden Triangle" of Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan to the beaches of Goa, and insider knowledge on new and off-the-beaten-track destinations, such as up-and-coming beach resorts and newly created wildlife reserves, with the most reliable background coverage available. You'll also find practical tips on the latest developments in this fast-changing destination, from the new e-Tourist visa programme (making it easier and cheaper to visit than ever before) to the explosion in B&Bs, home stays and hostels, the rise in adventure travel and even the incipient craft beer scene. Whether you're planning the holiday of a lifetime or a six-month backpacking adventure, The Rough Guide to India will ensure you don't miss a thing.

Cuba

Author: Fiona McAuslan,Matthew Norman

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781858289038

Category: Travel

Page: 585

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Provides information for travelers to Cuba on resorts, lodging, restaurants, transportation, currency, history, and culture.

Jordan

Author: Matthew Teller

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781858287409

Category: Travel

Page: 474

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The Rough Guide to Jordan is a handbook to the Middle East's most alluring destination. Features include: a full-colour section introducing Jordan's highlights; detailed accounts of all the sights and attractions, including the ancient city of Petra, the Red Sea resort of Aqaba and the desert cliffs of Wadi Rum; up-to-the-minute reviews of the best places to eat, drink and stay - in all price ranges; practical guidance on experiencing the unspoilt natural environment, from diving in the Red Sea to trekking and wildlife spotting, plus informed background on history, religion, art, politics and nature; and maps and plans for every region.

Moon Vietnam

Author: Dana Filek-Gibson

Publisher: Avalon Travel

ISBN: 1612388914

Category: Travel

Page: 500

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Travel “down the dragon’s spine” with Moon Vietnam. With a unique perspective and advice you can trust from writer and Vietnamese transplant Dana Filek-Gibson, Moon Vietnam has everything you need to know to explore this beautiful country your way. Moon Vietnam will take you anywhere you want to go. Experience the metropolitan buzz of Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi like a local, or discover the other side of Vietnam through tranquil beaches, mist-covered jungles, and lush terraced rice paddies that cover the countryside. Travel with confidence using Moon’s strategic itineraries and best activities, such as how to beach hop to resort towns like Nha Trang, and discover Ha Long Bay’s eerie labyrinth of limestone islands and caves. With over sixty expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this full-color guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience. Moon Vietnam covers: Hanoi Ha Long Bay and the Northern Coast The Central Provinces The South-Central Coast Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) The Mekong Delta Find the Moon guide that best suits your trip! Extend your trip to some of Southeast Asia’s most awe-inspiring destinations with Moon Angkor Wat, Moon Taj Mahal and Moon Phuket and Ko Samui.

The Rough Guide to First-Time Asia

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 184836573X

Category: Travel

Page: 352

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The Rough Guide First-Time Asia tells you everything you need to know before you go to Asia, from visas and vaccinations to budgets and packing. It will help you plan the best possible trip, with advice on when to go and what not to miss, and how to avoid trouble on the road. You'll find insightful information on what tickets to buy, where to stay, what to eat, how to stay healthy and save money in Asia. The Rough Guide First-Time Asia includes insightful overviews of 21 Asian countries from Bhutan to Vietnam, Bangladesh to Thailand, highlighting the best places to visit with websites, clear maps, suggested reading and budget information. Be inspired by the 'things not to miss' section whilst useful contact details will help you plan your route. All kinds of advice and anecdotes from travellers who've been there and done it will make travelling stress-free. The Rough Guide First-Time Asia has everything you need to get your journey underway.