Cab Savvy

If you're a non-Chinese speaker, and can't get around Hong Kong, Beijing or Shanghai without pocketfuls of paper slips bearing the names of destinations in Chinese characters, then the Taxi Guide series of books is for you. Available in a boxed set or individually, the compact, hardback guides list both the English and Chinese addresses of hotels, tourist attractions, malls, markets, restaurants and bars in the three cities (the Hong Kong edition also includes locations in Macau). Separate listings cover main streets, government buildings, banks, office buildings, transport hubs, clubs, hospitals and more. If you want to have a crack at...

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