Frommer's Vietnam

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Wiley, Feb 6, 2006 - Travel - 502 pages
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You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go—they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!

Frommer’s Vietnam is an amazingly detailed guide that takes the reader through the country with practical information, late-breaking bargains, cultural insights, user-friendly maps, etiquette tips, a language glossary, advice for business travelers, and practical advice on planning the trip and getting around. This guide explores everything from the thriving expat nightlife in Ho Chi Minh City (once called Saigon) to a journey by boat into the Mekong Delta, past rice paddies and riverside pagodas. Unlike any of our leading competitors––including Lonely Planet and Rough Guide––Frommer’s Vietnam will feature excursions to Cambodia, including comprehensive coverage of Phnom Penh, Siem Riep, and the popular temples of Angkor Wat.

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User Review  - Chet - Goodreads

Preparing for another trip to Vietnam. Will post my findings at a later date as to how helpful it is to American visitors. Read full review

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User Review  - Tony Cohen - Goodreads

This POS is such a far mimicry of Lonely Planet I throw up in my mouth a little bit every time I think about how I actually went to a country without a Lonely Planet! NEVER AGAIN Read full review


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About the author (2006)

Each Frommer's guide is personally researched and thoroughly updated by a single author or small team. Our guides have a fun, intensely personal voice and a real person's judgments you can trust. Charles Agar has lived and traveled extensively throughout Asia. Besides his passion for writing, Charlie is an avid outdoorsman who has worked at a rock-climbing company in China and as a safety kayaker on the rivers of Nepal. He taught conversational English at the Aeon Corporation in Kokura, Japan, and was a volunteer English teacher and assistant at a Vippassana meditation retreat center in Thailand.

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