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An excellent resource for seeing Britain on foot

Advantages: An easy to use guide with a range of beautiful walks
Disadvantages: Some of the walks are a little too difficult for me!

Coast: The Walks A number of book representatives regularly visit my workplace, such as The Book People and as a result, I frequently find myself browsing through the samples and placing several orders. My husband and I are keen photographers an ...

Alyson29 08.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Coast: The Walks - BBC Books

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Modern India

Advantages: Fascinating look at how India works
Disadvantages: A lot of information to take in

...Introduction Why is it that the more you read, the more you realise you don't know? Recently, I've read a couple of novels based in India and realised how little I know about one of the largest countries in the world. I've never been; but certainly hope ...

sunmeilan 02.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of India in Slow Motion - Mark Tully, Gillian Wright

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The Inside Guide to France.

Advantages: Informative, educational & extremely useful.
Disadvantages: It is quite heavy.

Eyewitness Travel Guides Dorling Kindersley have been producing books and travel guides since 1988. Their motto and aim is to show you what only others tell you through their fantastically compiled guides. No matter which country or city ...

luceey 01.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of France Best Places to Eat and Stay - Natasha Edwards

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I survived my year abroad thanks to it!

Advantages: very in depth & informative
Disadvantages: bit bulky to carry (i'm a weakling!)

...edition of the Lonely Planet is already 3 years old, it is still just as helpful and useful and more or less up to date, to the extent that I was able to use it for my last trip to Spain only a couple of months ago. I bough ...

lysfong 11.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Spain - Lonely Planet

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The Rough Guide to California

Advantages: Well laid out, lots of useful info and maps, good hotel and restaurant lists
Disadvantages: More info on attractions would be helpful - price, opening hours, transport

...This is a very informative, well laid out guide covering all areas of California, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. The book is split up into the different areas of California - Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, National Parks and has a good intorducto ...

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Review of The Rough Guide to California: Includes Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon (Rough Guide Travel Guides) - Jeff Dickey

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