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Excellent companion on any trip to S. America!

Advantages: Great coverage of all countries in South America
Disadvantages: Some of the prices are a bit out of date

...When I travelled around Europe, I found the Europe on a shoestring guide to be really helpful, so when I decided to visit South America I immediately bought this book to help me with my planning. I bought the 11th edition, published March 2010 and reall ...

ceebee27 08.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of South America On A Shoestring - Lonely Planet

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So many guides packed into one handy book!

Advantages: Loads of information packed into one guide.
Disadvantages: LOADS of people have this book so you're all likely to be following similar routes...

I recently spent 8 months travelling around South East Asia, and this book was the only guide that I took. It covers the basics that you'll need to know for almost every country on most itineraries. I found information to be accurate and up-to-date, and ...

Kermit13 28.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Southeast Asia On A Shoestring - Lonely Planet

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A loyal travel buddy

Advantages: nice style of writing, good information
Disadvantages: no info about some places

...I almost know this book by memory know and it's going to be my loyal travel buddy on my upcoming trip to Indonesia. I prefer the rough guide to the Lonely planet - it's nothing I could point the finger on just a personal preference. Oh, I prefer the name ...

sun-is-shining 01.06.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Indonesia - The Rough Guide

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Not as boring as its newspaper namesake...

Advantages: Vast information.
Disadvantages: None seen.

Being someone who has a bit of a technical mind when it comes to reading maps and other related pieces of information or suchlike (but anything more would be too much!), I was happy when my parents were given this as a Christmas present from my uncle and ...

ravingreviewer 26.01.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The "Times" Reference Atlas of the World

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The low-down on being in France

Advantages: A vast amount of information
Disadvantages: Rather small print

This guide begins with an extensive section, about eighty pages long, to refer to before you travel. It gives details on possible ways of getting to France from Britain, Ireland, North America, Australia and New Zealand. There is information on costs, wh ...

denella 25.10.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to France - The Rough Guide

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