Frommer's Hong Kong Day by Day

Author(s): A. Ortolani

Travel Guides

These attractively priced, four-color guides offer dozens of neighborhood and thematic tours, complete with hundreds of photos and bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. "Day by Days" are the only guides that help travelers organize their time to get the most out of a trip. They offers a full-color package at an affordable price. They provide star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions. They feature foldout front covers with maps and quick-reference information. They include a tear-resistant map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet. They come in a handy pocket-sized trim.This guide includes special interest tours that appeal to food lovers, architecture buffs, history enthusiasts and business travelers. It details great neighborhood walking tours through the Central and Western Districts, Kowloon, the Hong Kong Land Loop, and Cheung Chau Island. It includes day trips to Macau, the outlying islands, the New Territories and Guangzhou. It features a Chinese-language appendix that includes Chinese ideograms as well as pinyin.


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Alex Ortolani worked as a journalist in Hong Kong and Beijing for over 3 years. He has master's degrees in creative writing and African literature and was a Fulbright scholar in South Africa.

10 Favorite Moments. 1 The Best Full-Day Tours. The Best in One Day. The Best in Two Days. The Best in Three Days. 2 The Best Special-Interest Tours. Chinese Hong Kong. The Best Museums & Galleries. Hong Kong Architecture. British Hong Kong. 3 The Best Neighborhood Walks. Yau Ma Tei & Mongkok. The Best Walk in Tsim Sha Tsui. The Best Walk in Central & Western. 4 The Best Shopping. Shopping Best Bets. Shopping A to Z. 5 The Best of the Outdoors. Hong Kong Beaches. Hong Kong Hikes. 6 The Best Dining. Dining Best Bets. Restaurants A to Z. 7 The Best Nightlife. Nightlife Best Bets. Nightlife A to Z. 8 The Best Arts & Entertainment. Arts & Entertainment Best Bets. Arts & Entertainment A to Z. 9 The Best Lodging. Lodging Best Bets. Lodging A to Z. 10 The Best Day Trips & Excursions. Macau. Shenzhen. Cheung Chau. Peng Chau. Lamma. The Savvy Traveler. Before You Go. Getting There. Getting Around. Fast Facts. Hong Kong: A Brief History. The People. Useful Phrases & Menu Terms. Toll-Free Numbers & Websites. Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780470165447
  • : John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • : March 2008
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 915.125046
  • : 172
  • : Illustrations, maps
  • : A. Ortolani