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Overview

You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go -- they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!

Meticulously researched, Frommer's Hong Kong is the only guide you'll need to experience the best of this exotic city. Since Hong Kong reverted to Chinese control in 1997, it's been swept by many changes, including economic trends that spell bargains for you! Frommer's brings you all the latest developments, with practical tips on how to get around, and valuable advice on how to communicate and how to navigate the local etiquette and culture.

Look for candid reviews of the best accommodations, from plush, high-tech business hotels to moderately priced bargains. You'll also discover the best of the Hong Kong dining scene, including its world-renowned dim sum palaces, and the hottest places to play after dark. Detailed walking tours help you discover the hidden treasures of this fascinating city, and a complete shopper's guide covers everything from open-air markets and traditional Chinese antiques to tailor-made suits and the latest electronics. You'll even get a free, full-color fold-out map!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764562570
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/22/2001
  • Series: Frommer's Complete Series
  • Edition description: Book and Map
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 305
  • Product dimensions: 5.01 (w) x 8.42 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

About the Author Beth Reiber worked for several years in Germany as a freelance travel writer writing for major U.S. newspapers and in Tokyo as the editor of the Far East Traveler. Now a freelance travel writer residing in Lawrence, Kansas, with her husband and two sons, she's the author of several Frommer's guides, including Frommer's Japan and Frommer's Tokyo, and is a contributor to Frommer's Europe from $70 a Day and Frommer's Southeast Asia.
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Table of Contents

List of Maps.

1. Introducing Hong Kong.

2. Planning Your Trip: The Basics.

3. Getting to Know Hong Kong.

4. Where to Stay.

5. Where to Dine.

6. Exploring Hong Kong.

7. Hong Kong Strolls.

8. Shopping.

9. Hong Kong After Dark.

10. Side Trips from Hong Kong.

11. Macau.

Appendix: Hong Kong in Depth.

1. History 101.

2. Hong Kong Today.

3. Life in Hong Kong.

4. A Taste of Hong Kong.

5. Recommended Books.

Index.

General Index.

Accommodations Index.

Restaurant Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 6, 2012

    A bit outdated

    A bit outdated

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2012

    ok, but seen much better guides

    ok, but seen much better guides

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  • Posted May 2, 2009

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    Great Guide Book

    Great, informative guide book. It was helpful for my daughter who used it on a recent trip.

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