Archive For The “Far Eastern Travel” Category

Shanghai City Guide – Lonely Planet – review

Shanghai City Guide – Lonely Planet – review

Lonely Planet produces some of the most relied-upon and trusted guides around. The company started in a small way in 1972. Tony and Maureen Wheeler published the first Lonely Planet guide to meet the needs of an increasingly mobile and ever-curious population. Lonely Planet is now the largest independent travel publisher in the world. These…

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Ricelands by Michael Freeman – review

Ricelands by Michael Freeman – review

The World of South-East Asian Food. Michael Freeman must be one of the most celebrated and prolific photographers around. Ricelands is his latest book (there are over 100 others) but this one isn’t about photography. Have a look at michaelfreemanphoto.com for more of his work. Michael says of this book: “In it, I write about…

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The Rough Guide to China – review

The Rough Guide to China – review

It’s no good thinking you’ll buy a guide book when you get there, or get by with a bit of assistance from other travellers. That just does not work! If your fellow voyagers are any help at all it will probably be because they have A Rough Guide to China in the backpack. You need…

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