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    India by Footprint

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    Durable, comprehensive guide with good cultural and historical information. Perfect for the traveller who needs logistical and practical tips but would like more guidance on culture than either the Lonely Planet or the Rough Guide can offer.
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    Mumbai 2012 by Wallpaper

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    Neat, well-designed guide from Wallpaper that has sections on the places to shop, the chicest hotels and the best of Mumbai night life. Perfect for a swanky couple of days in the city.
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    Singapore by Marco Polo Guide

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    A neat little guide for the glamorous mini break. It will point you in the right direction for the coolest bars, clubs, restaurants and hotels.
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    Thailand by Rough Guide

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    A reliable practical guide which goes further than the Lonely Planet with well-written cultural and historical background information and carefully selected, unique recommendations.
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    Thailand's Beaches and Islands by Eyewitness

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    A great practical guide for the traveller on a budget, with well-written cultural and historical information.
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    Cambodia by Footprint Guides

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    A good practical guide with suggestions that will take you off the beaten backpacker trail. Also includes excellent maps and detailed historical and cultural background.
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    Laos by Footprint Guides

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    An excellent guidebook for the traveller on any budget, combining practical detail with in-depth historical and cultural information on each province.
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    Delhi by Wallpaper

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    A beautifully-designed, pocket-sized guide for up-market travellers looking for the trendiest bars, the coolest clubs and the chicest hotels. Includes a handy architectural guide to the city.
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    Goa & Mumbai by Lonely Planet

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    Reliable, practical guide with clear, easy-to-read lay out and helpful information on getting around and a range of accomadation.
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    Sri Lanka by Insight

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    Weaker on practical and logistical information than the Rough Guide, and slightly bulkier, but being packed full of colour photographs accompanied by detailed cultural and historical information makes this is a great companion for the sightseer.
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    Bangladesh by Lonely Planet

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    The only existing guide to Bangladesh until very recently, this Lonely Planet has good information on budget accommodation and travel logistics.
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    Nepal by Lonely Planet

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    Good, practical guide to Nepal although slightly less cultural information than the Rough Guide equivalent. We also recommend buying a separate guide for trekking.
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    Beijing by Rough Guide

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    A good, practical guide with a decent amount of historical and cultural information. Does offer a slightly more discerning opinion than the Lonely Planet equivalent.
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    Shanghai by Rough Guide

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    Clearly laid-out, easy-to-use guide for the traveller on a budget. Great information on travel logistics, decent background information and maps.
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    Taiwan by Rough Guide

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    The most detailed guide to Taiwan, although lacking in photographs, it is a good mix of practical and cultural information.
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    Korea by Lonely Planet

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    A good practial guide to both North and South Korea, featuring 110 maps. It has the usual Lonely Planet emphasis on backpacking budgets and transport information.
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    Japan by Lonely Planet

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    A backpacker's guide aimed at younger travellers; includes good practical information and budget hotel listings.
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    Tokyo by Lonely Planet

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    A budget traveller's guide to the city with good practical information, including a pull-out map.
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    Living Abroad In Japan by Ruth Kanagy

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    An invaluable guide to living and working in Japan. While it has an American bent (being an American publication), it provides useful, simple tips for starting over in the Land of the Rising Sun.
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    Indonesia by Lonely Planet

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    The most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to Indonesia, with extensive coverage of the whole country, including its smaller islands. Filled with essential practical advice.
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    Thailand by Insight Guides

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    A photographic guide with good cultural and historical information, it will bring your trip alive. Aimed at a higher-end of the market this guide is more useful as a sightseeing companion than for practical tips on where to stay and how to get around.
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    Bangkok Top 10 Guide by Eyewitness Guides

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    If you like lists, then you'll love this beautifully-illustrated Eyewitness guide with the Top Ten of everything in Bangkok, from Buddhist temples, to festivals, to what not to do. A pull-out map is included.
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    Pocket Bangkok by Lonely Planet

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    A handy, pocket-sized guide to Bangkok. The text is brief and it lacks historical and cultural information, but it points you to the obvious attraction, and it is excellent on travel logistics and listings.
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    Vietnam Step-by-Step by Insight Guides

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    A photographic guide that is a great companion for sightseeing and for getting excited about your trip beforehand. Strong on the cultural and historical information, but weaker than some on practical help and listings.
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    Hanoi by Wallpaper Guides

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    A guide to the best hotels, bars, shops and clubs for the glamour-seeking traveller on a mini-break in the city.