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. Fodoras Hong Kong 20th Edition takes readers straight to the best of the cityaboth the new and the oldawith more wit and wisdom than ever. ac 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 ac 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. ac 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 ac Full-color pullout map ac 8-page color insert ac Includes side trips to Macau and other cities in the Pearl River Deltaaan up-and-coming destinationIf youa#39;re planning to call abroad from a pay phone, buy a phone card. ... The country code is 1 for the United States. ... provider 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 SIManbsp;...
|Title||:||Fodor's ... Hong Kong|
|Author||:||Laura M. Kidder|