- Paperback: 248 pages
- Publisher: Global Directions/Things Asian Press (Jan. 1 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0971594031
- ISBN-13: 978-0971594036
- Product Dimensions: 14.4 x 1.7 x 21.5 cm
- Shipping Weight: 590 g
- Customer Reviews: 8 customer ratings
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,644,162 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
To Asia With Love: A Connoisseurs Guide to Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam Paperback – Jan. 1 2005
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About the Author
Pacific Northwest native Kim Fay first traveled to Southeast Asia in 1991. Since then, she spent four years living in Vietnam and has traveled back frequently, writing about the region. As an expert on travel literature and Vietnam, she has been a guest speaker on NPR and has written for numerous publications, including Travel + Leisure. She is the creator and series editor of the To Asia With Love guidebooks and the author of Communion: A Culinary Journey Through Vietnam. She lives in Los Angeles.
Julie Fay Ashborn’s travels through Southeast Asia inspired her photography in To Vietnam With Love, The Little Saigon Cookbook, and Communion: A Culinary Journey Through Vietnam. She was raised in the Pacific Northwest and now lives in Los Angeles with her husband Clive, daughter Charlie, and son Oliver.
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To put the book in its proper context (I'm paraphrasing here from the excellent foreword), the editor invites us to imagine attending a dinner party with a group of intrepid, experienced Asia-philes and whiling away an evening collecting their stories, insider tips, and invaluable advice. Such an invitation may not appeal to someone who is merely "doing Asia" and wants only a directory of services and costs. But readers who have lived in Asia (or would like to) will relish it, as will every traveler who dreams of having a knowledgeable friend in each of these countries. To Asia With Love is a wonderful resource and worthy travel companion, a journey to a land that unfolds itself "slowly-slowly". My only complaint is that I still want more....