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The bible of Thailand holiday travel

Advantages: Conscious, meticulous and well organised.. THE travel book for Thailand
Disadvantages: very few.. The book is HUGE so carting it around can be a proble,

Lonely planet has been in the business of writing travel book (i'd call them travel companions) for 20 years now and it's Thailand book, by Joe Cummings, has been around for 10. The build of this book is great, it traveled with me for 4 months and the spi ...

jezeres 29.06.2001 · Read full review
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The Ends of the Earth

Advantages: "Paradise is an island..."
Disadvantages: "...So is hell."

“Exile to this paradise is the harshest punishment,” or so we are told of Norfolk Island, the former British penal colony located nearly a thousand miles off the east coast of Australia. Not all, or even many, of the fifty islands chosen for inclusi ...

torr 21.03.2011 · Read full review
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Voyage to the End of the Book

Advantages: Beautifully-constructed, loaded with love and intrigue, a cartographical crackerjack.
Disadvantages: Minimal.

...If it's something of a given that writing a travel book entails actually going to the place in question, then this is just another way in which Judith Schalansky's "An Atlas of Remote Islands" plays with the boundaries of our expectations. It is, after al ...

Puggers 14.02.2011 · Read full review
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Thinking Berlin? Read this!

Advantages: Comprehensive description of Berlin and useful analysis + listings
Disadvantages: Subjective, prices out of date

...It must be very difficult to write a guidebook. So much information on a city or country to cram into one book small enough to be convenient for tourists. The guidebooks I have read (a fair amount- I like to plan!) tend to either have lots of information ...

frohmann 21.03.2008 · Read full review
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The Rough Guide to Berlin

Advantages: Very useful info and maps provided, well laid out
Disadvantages: None, although some price info may be out of date

...This guide is a must buy if you are thinking of visiting Berlin. Found it very useful on a recent holiday. The guide is split up into the various areas of Berlin and each section contains a vast amount of information on the attractions/museums to visit in ...

jnmuk 09.12.2007 · Read full review
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