Fodor's Beijing, 1st Edition

Fodor's Beijing, 1st Edition

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Beijing represents both a mystical cultural heritage and a bright new future fueled by China's increasingly powerful economy. Fodora€™s Beijing 1st Edition takes readers straight to the best of the city, from the sleek glass high-rises, to the red flags of Tiananmen Square, to the endless steps of the Forbidden City. a€c Brand-new illustrated features highlight Buddhism and other spiritual beliefs, Chinese cuisine, the origins of tea, and the effects of a changing economy. Other spreads cover important sights such as the Forbidden City and the Great Wall. a€c New neighborhood profiles of Beijing's eight major districts with maps, good walks, fun facts, and indexes of the sights, restaurants, hotels, shops, and nightlife venues in each district. a€c Expanded directory of Chinese translations and pinyin pronunciation guides for every listing. a€c Coverage of markets and shoppinga€”where to find them, how to navigate them, and how to bargain for specific goods, including pearls and silk. a€c Four-color city and subway maps a€c 8-page color insertYou then enter a card number and PIN, and finally the phone number complete with international dial codes. ... uses the world-standard GSM network (as do T- Mobile, Cingular, and Verizon), you can probably use your phone abroad. ... If you just want to make local calls, consider buying a new SIM card (note that your provider may have to unlock your phone for you to use a different SIM card) and a anbsp;...

Title:Fodor's Beijing, 1st Edition
Publisher:Fodor's - 2007-04-03


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