Speaking of the next Robert Storey…
according to a blog i saw on the internet the other day:
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[I met an interesting guy last night. A guy named Andrew Bender walked in…and asked to speak to me. It turns out that Lonely Planet is finally completely revamping it’s old Robert Storey version of travelling in Taiwan.
That dated version was a bible for most first time foreigners coming to Taiwan. Now they are completely rewriting it, and Andrew Bender is in Taipei for a month cruising around and eating and partying and looking and visiting and travelling and shopping and meeting and all those other things that travel writers do. What a great job. Working for Lonely Planet.
Apparently he also researched the Seoul, Tokyo, and Amsterdam guides as well.
Anyway, Lonely Planet decides what it wants to put into it’s book, and our place was recommended by enough people that Andrew stopped by, took a look around, got the vibes, and scribbled some notes in a well worn notebook. Apparently you can’t buy your way into their guides with $, but we will be in there when the edition comes out in August 2004… ]
So a new Lonely Planet TAIWAN is coming out next summer, this summer. Wonder what the cover photo will be?