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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Pocket Bangkok 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. Gaze at the blinged-out structures of Wat Phra Kaew temple, ogle at Wat Pho's reclining Buddha, or visit Jim Thompson's house for exquisite artwork; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Bangkok and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Bangkok: Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Free, convenient pull-out Bangkok map (included in print version) , plus over 15 colour neighbourhood maps User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhoods to help you determine the best spots to spend your time Useful features - including Worth a Trip, Best Walks, and For Kids Coverage of Banglamphu, Chinatown, Ko Ratanakosin, Thonburi, Siam Square, Pratunam, Ploenchit, Sukhumvit, Riverside, Silom, Lumphini, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Bangkok is a handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, providing on-the-go assistance to travellers who seek only the can't-miss experiences.

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Austin Bush

I'm based in Thailand and have been working as a writer/photographer since 2005. The bulk of my work focuses on food and travel, and I have contributed text and/or photos to publications including www.cnn.com, Condé Nast Traveler, Monocle, Saveur, www.time.com, Travel Leisure Southeast Asia, The Wall Street Journal Asia and the Washington Post. I write for Lonely Planet and have contributed to more than 20 books. In 2012 I did the photos for Pok Pok: Food and Stories from the Streets, Homes and Roadside Restaurants of Thailand. Examples of my work can be seen at www.austinbushphotography.com.

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