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Frommer's China

3.7 of 5 stars 3.70  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  3 reviews
"Frommer's China" guides you to the highlights of this vast and varied land, and includes our authors' insider advice on the best experiences, from hiking through some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet to visiting traditional imperial sights. Our expert authors, longtime residents in and frequent travelers to China, share their candid opinions on what's worth y ...more
ebook, 896 pages
Published March 12th 2012 by Frommer's (first published April 3rd 2006)
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Jun 14, 2007 Dagezi rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: people who think lonely planet has it all covered.
Just want to register my utter shock and amazement that Frommers which I always associated with old bloated folks with matching luggage actually substantially out does the competition with this guide. Lodging information is lacking but, hey if this guide has Yushu, Kaiping and a section on covered bridges south of Wenzhou they're doing something right. One surmises that unlike the lp authors some of these folks must actually have flipped through the raft of chinese language travel guides (to "ol ...more
Jan 22, 2008 Jack rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Those not on a tight budget.
This book isn't as backpacker-friendly as the Lonely Planet book. It's good for maps and as a supplement, but when you're backpacking, you don't really want to carry around two several-hundred page travel tomes. I've also found some of the suggestions and reviews inaccurate. Stick with Lonely Planet China.
Andrew Kosztyo
The guide provided comprehensive information, but it wasn't a lot of fun to read
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