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In the Picture with DK Eyewitness

Advantages: Well illustrated; lots of detail
Disadvantages: Covers the more highbrow attractions; omits hostels; heavy to carry

Czechoslovakia may have broken into its two separate Republics in 1993 But publishers of travel books still like to present guides to the Czech Republic and Slovakia within one volume. The pros and cons to this approach are obvious. I frequently fly into ...

fizzytom 24.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Czech & Slovak Republics - Dorling Kindersley

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The rough guide which helped us in Istanbul.

Advantages: good info
Disadvantages: none

...Istanbul Pocket rough guide by Terry Richardson. Recently we had a four day break in Istanbul and before we went I borrowed a couple of books about Istanbul from the library one was this pocket rough guide written by Terry Richardson. I have used rough g ...

mumsymary 06.11.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Istanbul - Terry Richardson

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As useful as ever

Advantages: good guidebook, comprehensive and up-to-date
Disadvantages: too many people use it

We all know it, Lonely Planet is the bible for backpackers. The Nepal guide is useful, containing extensive, comprehensive information on anything you can possibly think of and more. All the usual features like: what to take, border procedures etc. are i ...

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Review of Lonely Planet Nepal - Lonely Planet

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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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Excellent Starting Point for Anyone Travelling

Advantages: Excellent background information, safety tips and local customs, history behind sites
Disadvantages: Can go out of date quickly

In general Lonely Planet guides are a must for anyone organising there own trip as they provide excellent information and history for hundreds of countries. These books are split up into several sections starting with the countries history, customs, and r ...

richardallan100 11.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Thailand - Lonely Planet

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