Synopses & Reviews
- Frommer's Hong Kong is completely updated, and features gorgeous color photos of the sights and experiences that await you.
- Our author, a longtime Hong Kong expert, offers an insider's look at the city, from Causeway Bay to Kowloon. She's checked out all the best markets, hotels and restaurants in person, and offers authoritative, candid reviews that will help you find the choices that suit your tastes and budget. Whether you're interested in Hong Kong's vibrant mix of cultures, ancient Chinese temples, or cutting-edge architecture, there's something here for everyone.
- You'll also get up-to-the-minute coverage of Hong Kong's world-famous shopping and nightlife; detailed walking tours; accurate neighborhood maps; advice on planning a successful family vacation; and side trips to Macau, Taipa, and Coloane.
- Frommer's Hong Kong also includes a color fold-out map.
Buy fresh seafooda Hong Kong specialtystraight from the boats in the New Territories. See chapter 11.
Detailed maps throughout
Exact prices, directions, opening hours,and other practical information
Candid reviews of hotels and restaurants,plus sights, shopping, and nightlife
Itineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning ideas
Insider tips from local expert authors
About the Author
Long before she could read, Beth Reiber spent hours pouring over her grandparents' latest National Geographic magazines. After living four years in Germany as a university student and then as a freelance travel writer selling to major U.S. newspapers like the Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post, followed by a stint in Tokyo as editor of the Far East Traveler, she authored several Frommer’s guides, including Frommer's Japan and Frommer's Tokyo. She also contributes to Frommer's China and Frommer's USA, and writes a blog for the Japan National Tourist Organization’s website at www.japantravelinfo.com. When not on the road, she resides in Lawrence, Kansas, with her two sons, a dog, and a cat in an 1890 Victorian home.
Table of Contents
List of Maps.
1 THE BEST OF HONG KONG.
2 HONG KONG IN DEPTH.
3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO HONG KONG.
4 SUGGESTED HONG KONG ITINERARIES.
5 WHERE TO STAY.
6 WHERE TO EAT.
7 EXPLORING HONG KONG.
8 HONG KONG STROLLS.
10 HONG KONG AFTER DARK.
11 SIDE TRIPS FROM HONG KONG.
13 FAST FACTS.