insight pocket guide phuket
From diving lessons and cookery courses to beaches, resorts, temples and islands, it's all found in this new title Phuket Berlitz Pocket Guide - a new title for the best-selling Berlitz Pocket Guide range. Fully revised and updated, featuring stunning new cover designs and freshly revised page layouts, this handy guide is packed with all the information you need for your trip. Clear colour-coded sections enable you to locate the information you need easily, with sections on history, where to go, what to do, eating out, handy travel tips, hotels & restaurants and other insightful features, allowing you to make the most of your leisure time. Written by a local expert, this guide offers comprehensive coverage of Phuket's attractions, identifying the top 10 sights the island has to offer, as well as highlighting the island's best shopping, sports, children's activities, entertainment and much more. Shopaholics are well catered for with a dedicated section on shopping, with advice on the best places to find antiques, art, CDs and Dvds, fashion, food, gems, souvenirs and much more. An "Eating Out" section provides information on where to go and what the local specialities are. Insightful cultural advice on tourists, turtles and the Tsunami, gives you a deeper understanding of Phuket's heritage. Excursions to Phang Nga Bay, Khao Lak, Similan Islands, Krabi, Ko Phi Phi and Ko Lanta are also recommended and detailed. Accommodation for all budgets is also recommended, along with an A-Z of practical travel tips covering currency, medical care, language tips, translations and how to get around the island, supported with detailed mapping to aid orientation. A city plan of Phuket Town is also included in this guide. Colour photography throughout the book provides a highly visual introduction to Phuket and the comprehensive information inside helps travellers get to the heart of the destination - making this guide truly a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit. Small in size and big on content, this guide actually fits into a pocket - perfect for a weekend or longer trip away.