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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 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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A must for any traveller!

Advantages: Really comprehensive guide to cuba, Cheap, Very informative
Disadvantages: Non that I can really think of... sorry it seems a bit one sided

...to Cuba, in my opinion, don't go without this book. I believe Lonely Planet Guides are the best books to take when you go anywhere in the world. I took this to Cuba when I went last summer. It's normally a 9 hr flight from the UK so th ...

85jt11 21.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Cuba (Lonely Planet Country Guide) - Brendan Sainsbury

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seek the hidden and avoid the obvious

Advantages: packed full of useful info, great intro to the country
Disadvantages: everyone else will be going to the places it recommends too

When I bought the Lonely Planet guide I knew very little about Croatia. I was still harbouring suspicions that it was a war-torn wasteland, although the Croatian Tourist Board claimed it was all beaches, sea, old building, dramatic landscapes and nudist c ...

anna_mcnally 07.06.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Croatia - Lonely Planet

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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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