Southeast Asia - Understand Southeast Asia & Survival Guide (Chapter)
This chapter contains the Understand Southeast Asia, Southeast Asia Today, History, Religion, Trouble-spots, Survival Guide, Directory, Transport, Border Crossings, Health and Glossary chapters from Lonely Planet’s Southeast Asia on a Shoestring guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, border crossings and trouble-spots to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet...you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travellers and travellers with disabilities, as well as a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on history, people and cultural events in the region
- info to help you stay healthy on the road
- details on getting from country to country on your Southeast Asian odyssey
- language essentials to get you started
Coverage includes: Understand Southeast Asia 16, Southeast Asia 16 Today, History: From the early kingdoms to the modern era, Religion: Buddhism and Islam, Trouble spots: Islamic Militant Groups & Insurgencies, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Political Demonstrations & Violence, Border Conflicts and Border Conflicts, Survival Guide, Directory: Accommodation, Activities, Bathing, Business Hours, Customs, Discount Cards, Discrimination, Driving Licence, Electricity, Embassies & Consulates, Gay & Lesbian Travellers, Insurance, Internet Access, Legal Matters, Maps, Money, Passport, Photography, Post, Safe Travel, Toilets, Tourist Information, Travellers With Disabilities, Visas, Women Travellers and Work, Transport: Getting There & Away, Air, Land, Sea, Getting Around, Air, Bicycle, Boat, Bus, Car & Motorcycle, Hitching, Local Transport and Train, Border Crossings, Health: Before You Go, Insurance, Medical Checklist, In Southeast Asia, Availability Of Health Care, Infectious Diseases, Traveller’s Diarrhoea, Environmental Hazards and Women’s Health, and Glossary.
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