Frommer's Beijing Day by Day, Official U.S.O.C. Edition

By Jen Lin-Liu; Sherisse Pham
(Frommers, Paperback, 9780470165423, 196pp.)

Publication Date: November 2007

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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.

  • Full-color package at an affordable price
  • Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions
  • Foldout front covers with maps and quick-reference information
  • Tear-resistant map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet
  • Handy pocket-sized trim

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Beijing Day by Day is the perfect answer for travelers who want to know the best places to visit and the best way to see the city. This attractively priced, four-color guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see the best of Beijing in a short time--with bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. Featuring a full range of thematic and neighborhood tours, plus dining, lodging, shopping, nightlife, and practical visitor info, Beijing Day by Day is the only guide that helps travelers organize their time to get the most out of a trip. Inside this book you'll find:

  • Full color throughout with hundreds of photos and dozens of maps
  • Sample one- to three-day itineraries that include Beijing on a Bicycle, The Great Wall, Houhai Lake, and more
  • Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants and attractions that clue readers in on great finds and values
  • Tear-resistant foldout map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet
  • Foldout front cover, with at-a-glance maps and quick-reference info




About the Author

Jen Lin-Liu is a freelance writer based in Beijing. She is currently working on a book about China, through the lens of food, that will be published in 2008 by Harcourt. Raised in Southern California and educated at Columbia University in New York, she first moved to China in 2000 on a Fulbright scholarship.

Sherisse Pham graduated from the University of British Columbia and then quickly took off to Asia to set up camp. After a year in Taiwan, she sailed across the straits and took up residence on the mainland. She has lived in China for 3 years and is currently a Beijing-based freelancer who enjoys skipping around the nation’s capital finding interesting, little-known boutiques/ restaurants/curio shops and trumpeting their fabulousness for all to enjoy.

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