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The Invention of Memory
Add to Basket Clearly laid out practical guide for the traveller on a budget with a pull-out map, not so useful for night-life and restaurant recommendations.
Add to Basket Much more selective offering from the Lonely Planet, this is a succinct guide to the best things to do in Hong Kong, including a top ten which is great if you want immediate recommendations and don't mind the crowds. Also includes hotel and restaurant listings for the traveller on a budget, and a pull-out map.
Taiwan by Lonely Planet
Add to Basket A good, practical guide for the traveller on a budget.
Korea by Lonely Planet
Add to Basket 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.
Add to Basket A handy, pocket-sized phrasebook for the basics.
Seoul by Lonely Planet
Add to Basket One of the only detailed guides on Seoul, this is good for hotel listings and practical advice with excellent maps. It is not, however, more extensive than the section found in the Lonely Planet's guide to Korea.
Add to Basket A good, practical guide with excellent listings for the backpacker and useful information on how to get around and 106 maps to help you out.
Add to Basket A small phrasebook containing a dictionary and notes on pronounciation and grammar which will help you with the basics.
Add to Basket The only practical guide to East Timor, this is particularly strong on travel logistics and hotel listings aimed at the budget traveller.
Cuba by Lonely Planet
Add to Basket A comprehensive budget travel guide covering all regions and elements ably and in a lively style. Perhaps in need of an update given the rapidity of change in contemporary Cuba.
Add to Basket A handy phrasebook and dictionary with notes on grammar and pronunciation, which will help you get a handle on the basics.
Add to Basket A concise guide listing the major sites, activities and spas. Minimal detail but easy to pack in your suitcase.
Japan by Lonely Planet
Add to Basket A backpacker's guide aimed at younger travellers; includes good practical information and budget hotel listings.
Tokyo by Lonely Planet
Add to Basket A budget traveller's guide to the city with good practical information, including a pull-out map.
Kyoto by Lonely Planet
Add to Basket Practical city guide for Kyoto with good travel information, hotel listings and a pull-out map.
Add to Basket Well-researched and reliable, with a good selection of shorter hikes through national parks and the areas surrounding the major cities. An essential practical guide for the hiker.
Mexico by Lonely Planet
Add to Basket A practical guide for the backpacker which includes budget hotel listings and information on travel logistics, although be warned, the prices are always changing. Includes 100 pages on the Yucatan peninsula and approximately 40 pages on Baja California.
Add to Basket A handy, pocket-sized phrasebook with notes on pronunciation and grammar and sections on food, safe travel and socialising.
Add to Basket A good practical guide for the budget traveller with reliable information on hotels and travel logistics.
Add to Basket A reliable practical guide with good budget hotel listings and travel information.
Add to Basket A decent practical budget guide for travel logistics and hotel listings.
Add to Basket A good, reliable guide for practical information and travel logistics. Particular sections on wildlife and eco-tours.
Belize by Lonely Planet
Add to Basket A good, practical guide with travel logistics and budget hotel information. Includes notes on visiting the Mayan ruins of Tikal just across the border in Guatemala.
Add to Basket One of the few guides to Honduras, this is the essential companion for getting around this Central American country and the surrounding islands.
Add to Basket These backpacker guides from the Lonely Planet are extremely useful for budget hotel listings and travel information. This guide covers Southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, which is handy for saving space in your suitcase, nevertheless the detail is thin, especially on Nicaragua and historical and cultural information.