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A Barbarian in Asia

by Henri Michaux & Sylvia Beach

A wild journey to the East narrated by a writer who is “without equal in the literature of our time” (Jorge Luis Borges) Henri Michaux (1899–1984), the great French poet and painter, set out as a young...


The Malay Archipelago

by Alfred Russel Wallace

The Malay Archipelago is a book by the British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace that chronicles his scientific exploration, during the eight-year period 1854 to 1862, of the southern portion of the Malay Archipelago...


Mongolia - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

by Alan Sanders

Mongolia is landlocked between its neighbors China and Russia in the heart of Asia. For centuries after the disintegration of Genghis Khan’s empire it was ruled by one or the other, but in 1990 the Mongols...


Vietnam - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

by Geoffrey Murray

In the second half of the twentieth century war raged in Vietnam. It was hard to know if it would ever end, and harder still to understand fully the rights and wrongs of the various protagonists. At last, the...


Lonely Planet Korea

by Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond & Megan Eaves

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Korea is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Walk along...


Let's Explore Southeast Asia (Most Famous Attractions in Southeast Asia): Southeast Asia Travel Guide

by Baby Professor

There are lots of fun and religious places in Southeast Asia. Would you like to visit them? This picture book showcases all these places so you can explore them without actually leaving home. Picture books fuel...


Let's Explore Japan (Most Famous Attractions in Japan): Japan Travel Guide

by Baby Professor

Sakura and sushi are only two things about Japan that the world knows about. There are so many more to love about the country, and this book will give you a glimpse of what those other reasons are. Picture books...


Lonely Planet Pocket Seoul

by Lonely Planet & Trent Holden

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Pocket Seoul is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander...


Lonely Planet Seoul

by Lonely Planet, Trent Holden & Simon Richmond

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Seoul is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Walk along...


Frommer's EasyGuide to Beijing, Xian and Shanghai

by Graham Bond

Known for years as the sleeping giant of tourism, China has now awakened with a roar, attracting 120 million inbound tourists each year (including two and a half million Americans), and accounting for increasing...


Black Dragon River: A Journey Down the Amur River at the Borderlands of Empires

by Dominic Ziegler

Black Dragon River is a personal journey down one of Asia’s great rivers that reveals the region’s essential history and culture. The world’s ninth largest river, the Amur serves as a large part of the...


Myanmar - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

by Kyi Kyi May & Nicholas Nugent

Myanmar, as Burma is now known, is strategically situated between the world’s two most populous nations—China and India—and its distinctive ancient culture shares some traditions with both countries. Hidden...


South Korea: The Enigmatic Peninsula

by Mark Dake

Mark Dake, a Canadian ESL teacher, set out on a four-month road trip to discover everything that South Korea had to offer. From art galleries and temples to mountaintops and national parks, South Korea: The...


Insight Guides: Taipei City Guide

by Insight Guides

Taiwanese culture preserves the best of ancient traditions, while embracing the newest in high-tech modernity, and nowhere is this better exemplified than in the country's dynamic capital, Taipei. Whether you...


Taiwan

by Steven Crook

Taiwain Travel Guide - Expert advice on everything from Taipei hotels and restaurants to temples and religious sites, birdwatching, local food and folk culture. This guide also covers tips on homestays and camping,...


Seoul Book of Everything: Everything You Wanted to Know about Seoul and Were Going to Ask Anyway

by Tim Lehnert

From ancient royal palaces and Korean traditional houses to all-night markets, N Seoul Tower, and the club scene, no city combines the ancient and the contemporary quite like Seoul. Local experts weigh in on...


The Islands of Taiwan: A Guide to Penghu, Green Island, Orchid Island, Kinmen, Matsu, and Taiwan's Other Outlying Islands

by Richard Saunders

Kinmen, Matsu, Orchid Island, Green Island…The outlying islands offer an extraordinary combination of traditional culture, some of Taiwan’s finest old architecture, and beautiful natural scenery, yet most...


Lonely Planet Taiwan

by Lonely Planet, Robert Kelly & Chung Wah Chow

#1 best-selling guide to Taiwan*

Lonely Planet Taiwan is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Walk into a Chinese...


Insight Guides: South Korea

by Insight Guides

Go shopping at any hour of the day in Seoul's trendsetting Myeongdong district, explore the ancient Buddhist temple of Bulguk-sa in Gyeongju and enjoy the Boryeong Mud Festival with Insight Guide South Korea...


Tricksters and Punks of Asia: World Class Shortcuts

by Phil Nicks

This non-fiction guide covers the myriad scams, tricks and money business that Asia is famous for, as well as a philosphical foray into the world of punk and outsidership.