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Completely updated for each new edition,Frommer’s Southeast Asia brings you the best the region has to offer, from colorful markets and festivals to luxury resorts and local dining. Our expert authors give you tips on visiting some of the world’s most amazing temples, from Cambodia’s Angkor Wat to Thailand’s Grand Palace and the Emerald Buddha of Wat Phra Kaeo, plus  week-long itineraries, detailed maps, and candid advice on what is—and what’s not—worth your time and money. In-depth culture and history information gives you the background you need to appreciate the sites you’ll see and the people you’ll meet.LIST OF MAPS. WHAT’S NEW IN SOUTHEAST ASIA. 1 THE BEST OF SOUTHEAST ASIA. 2 INTRODUCING SOUTHEAST ASIA. 3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO SOUTHEAST ASIA. 4 THAILAND. 5 LAOS. 6 VIETNAM. 7 CAMBODIA. 8 SINGAPORE. 9 MALAYSIA. 10 BALI INDONESIA. INDEX.Sherisse Pham graduated from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and immediately flitted across the Pacific Ocean to set up residence in Asia. She has worked onFrommer’s travel guides for Beijing, China, Vietnam, and Southeast Asia. When not traveling on assignment, Sherisse covers the Beijing beat for international publications such asWomen’s Wear Daily, People Magazine,, the South China Morning Post, andZagat Survey. She currently resides in Beijing.Ron Emmons taught English in Africa and the Americas before moving to Thailand, where he now works as a freelance writer/photographer. He is the author and photographer ofPortrait of Thailand andWalks Along the Thames Path (New Holland, UK), as well as writer ofTop Ten Bangkok (Dorling Kindersley, UK) andSpiral Guide to the Dominican Republic (Automobile Association, UK). Ron has also made major contributions to several other guide books, such as theRough Guide to Vietnam andNational Geographic Traveler Vietnam.Jennifer Eveland spent part of her childhood in Singapore, has studied in Hong Kong, lived for a spell in Bangkok, and has traveled extensively throughout East and Southeast Asia. In addition to her contributions toFrommer’s Southeast Asia, she authorsFrommer’s Singapore& Malaysia and has updated previous editions ofFrommer’s Thailand. In 1999 she returned to Singapore, where she has been based as a full-time freelance writer. She writes regularly forThe International Herald Tribune, and contributes travel, finance, and lifestyle stories to numerous local and international magazines, newspapers, and books. She lives near Little India with her husband, a Singaporean musician and producer, their toddler son, and their three cats.Jen Lin-Liu is the author of the food memoirServe the People: A Stir-Fried Journey Through China and the owner of Black Sesame Kitchen, a cooking school in Beijing. She was raised in southern California, graduated from Columbia University, and went to China in 2000 on a Fulbright fellowship. She has also written forNewsweek, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Saveur, andFood& Wine. Jen would like to thank Candice Lee for her research help.Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.Insider tips on the best of Southeast Asia, from colorful markets, local festivals, and flavorful street food to temple visits, luxury resorts, and the best beaches.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. Find great deals, the latest travel news, trip ideas, and more at
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ISBN: 9780470506783
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