New books from DK Eyewitness for November

Savouring Michelin-starred dim sim in Hong Kong, cruising the mighty Mekong River or swimming Mallorca's cobalt coves – whatever your dream trip entails, our guides ensure you make the most of your holiday. Check out this selection of new DK Eyewitness for November…


Peru. Credit: / Diego Grandi
Vast and diverse, Peru overflows with riches: steaming Amazon Jungle, an extensive coastline, fascinating wildlife, and the legendary Inca ruins of Machu Picchu.


Valle de la Luna, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. Photo by Vinícius Henrique Photography on Unsplash
Framed by the Andes, the Atacama Desert, and the Pacific Ocean, Chile’s mesmerising scenery, captivating cities, and beautiful landscapes are but a few reasons to love the country.


Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco. Credit: iStock / uchar
Morocco has it all: breathtaking natural scenery – from rolling desserts to snow-capped mountain passes – a dazzling coastline perfect for surfing and relaxing, amazing architecture and countless characterful cities like Casablanca, Fes and Marrakech.


Cathedral of Palma de Mallorca, Balearic islands. Credit: iStock / Alex
Mallorca is an ideal island for all kinds of visitors, whether you’re looking to stay in style at a glamorous resort, tour sleepy villages and ancient sites, or make the most of the outdoors by hiking and biking in the mountains, or sailing, diving and snorkelling along the coast.

Cambodia and Laos

Fishermen on the Mekong River. Credit: / Sutiponmm
Stretching from the rugged borders of China to the scorched shores of the Gulf of Thailand, Cambodia and Laos offer incredible diversity. Think mist-wreathed mountains, white-sand beaches, ancient temples and lively cities.

Bali and Lombok

Bali. Photo by Guillaume Marques on Unsplash
An island that has deservedly been proclaimed paradise, Bali needs little introduction. And while Lombok is often overlooked, this island has just as much natural splendour to savour as its western neighbour.


Tuk-tuks in Bangkok’s Chinatown. Photo by Florian Wehde on Unsplash
A study in contrasts, Bangkok is simultaneously traditional and modern, noisy and serene. Ultramodern downtown hotels and glass skyscrapers share the city with unique Khmer-style temples and quiet canals.


Phuket. Credit: iStock: / Preto_perola
With pearly white sand beaches, ancient rainforests and tranquil temples, Thailand’s largest island offers a tropical getaway like no other, whether you’re seeking a beach holiday, a cultural break or a hiking adventure.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong skyscrapers and harbour. Credit: iStock / CHUNYIP WONG
With a rich heritage and unique culture, Hong Kong is one of the most exciting places in Asia. Discover everything from smoky temples and dawn tai chi sessions to Michelin-starred dim sum and soaring harbourside skyscrapers.


Clarke Quay, Singapore. Credit: iStock / f11photo
Singapore is famous for its space-age Gardens by the Bay and luxury malls but this island city-state is full of surprises. Here you’ll find Taoist temples and Muslim mosques sharing streets with sublime spas, chic rooftop bars and open-air hawker centers.


Bukchon Hanok Village in Seoul, South Korea. Credit: iStock / efired
Thanks to Hallyu – the global popularity of K-pop, K-beauty, and K-drama – South Korea has become one of the world’s most captivating countries. And where better to get to know it than in its capital city, Seoul, where tradition and modernity meet in a spellbinding megalopolis.

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