Fodor's ... Hong Kong

Fodor's ... Hong Kong

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Is there any place more contemporary and timeless than Hong Kong? The country's 8 million residents are sailing rapidly into the new millennium in dragon boats. Modern commercial temples rise not far from ancient Buddhist ones. Brand-new boutiques offer retail therapy, while age-old markets tender more time-tested treatments. Fodora€™s Hong Kong 20th Edition takes readers straight to the best of the citya€”both the new and the olda€”with more wit and wisdom than ever. a€c Brand-new illustrated features include topics such as qAll the Tea in China: Culture in a Cup, q qPhilosophies, Beliefs, and Lucky Charms, q qTraditional Prescription: Pins, Needles, and Pressure, q qTailor-made to Suit You, q and more a€c A fresh look at shopping and golf. Valuable insights from local gurus focus on what to shop for---and where and how---and what to avoid. In-depth course reviews make it easy to select the best places to play. a€c New neighborhood coverage: Three-to-six page profiles describe places of interest, set the contemporary scene, and give historical highlights, bits of trivia, and at-a-glance geography a€c Full-color pullout map a€c 8-page color insert a€c Includes side trips to Macau and other cities in the Pearl River Deltaa€”an up-and-coming destinationIf youa#39;re old enough to talk in Hong Kong, youa#39;re old enough for a cell phone, which means public phones are dwindling. ... Restaurants and shopkeepers will usually let you use their phone for free, as the phone company doesna#39;t charge for individual local calls. ... The international dial code is 001, then the country code. ... TIP-Ar If you travel internationally frequently, save one of your old mobile phones or buy a cheap one on the Internet; ask your cell phone company to unlock it foranbsp;...

Title:Fodor's ... Hong Kong
Author:Laura M. Kidder
Publisher: - 2007


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