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Satisfactory

good navigation, covers whole world

read the title

Well known for its travel guidebooks for almost every spot on earth, Lonely Planet also has a travel website. Like the paperbacks, the website once again tries to convey the insider image - and terrible fails to fulfill its promise. For some exotic countries, lonelyplanet.com may come as an area...

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Excellent

“You will never be LONELY”

published 20/04/2001

Great website , rich in content

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“ God why did you kept me in this concrete jungle made me a machine… Take me to a place were heaven and beauty makes its unique combination… Guide me to this place so that I can meet you and ask you, why have you kept this place secluded from the world…” I always had...

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Super

Very detailed and comprehensive information on any...

None really - does exactly what it says on the tin...

Since moving out to Germany in September 1999, I have tried to take advantage of living abroad to travel on a regular basis and see as much of Europe as I possibly can, and my first port of call on the Internet when looking for information is normally lonelyplanet.com. The site has been regularly...

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Super

“HappyPlanet.com”

published 16/07/2000

A lot of information

Maybe site design could be enhaced!

For all of you who are interested in travelling and for anyone else who is just interested about the wonderful destinations and places of this world, lonelyplanet.com I have found, is the best internet site there is. Informative and interesting, Lonelyplanet.com offers a detailed insight on...

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Excellent

Great escapism. good for pre-travel research

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I have always been a fan of the lonelyplanet guides and have used them to travel extensively throughout the world. So in a quiet moment I thought that I would check out the associated website. The website has information on world news and events in the daily planet section, reports from...

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Excellent

“Sneak a peak at the world...”

published 17/06/2000

FREE travel advice, great layout, easy to navigate...

You can't fit your PC into your backpack!

Confused by the multitude of options for travel abroad? Why not consult the experts - lonelyplanet.com! From the editors of the Lonely Planet Guides comes a comprehensive, easy to navigate site that highlights a destination a day and allows you to search for info on the places that you'd like to...

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Super

“Make this your first stop!”

published 15/06/2000

easy to navigate

sheer volume of information

Lonelyplanet.com should be your first stop on the Web if planning to travel abroad. Covering all destinations worldwide, the site offers a condensed version of what's available in the books, as well as on line shoppingto buy the guides. The excellent "thorn tree" section allows users to post...

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Excellent

“Great traveller community”

published 29/08/2000

Community, excellent resource

I can't imagine what travellers ever did before Lonely Planet books and now with the Lonely Planet online, you can bet that I use it on all of my travels. Not only does it provide all of the useful information that you can get from the books, but it is also interactive. I look to the Thorn Tree...

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Excellent

Great content, easy to use

This is a fantastic site that offers unparalled information on every country in the world, contained on a good-looking site that is very easy to navigate. If you are considering a number of holiday options then this is a brilliant resource for gaining a bit of background knowledge before...

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Super

“Pocket bible”

published 10/07/2000

easy to use, free

coiuld do with more personal comments

Lonely Planet has always been useful when I've been away travelling. The new online service is basically an extension of that. You think of the place you want to go to and then the guide shows you whats good and bad about it. Its easy to use and free, and tells you exactly what goes on in your...

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