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Imagine London without the underground

Advantages: Fascinating, informative and entertaining history
Disadvantages: None

The author Although he was born in Yorkshire, Andrew Martin has long been enthralled by the London Underground. His father worked on British Rail, and Andrew himself therefore had free travel on the system as well as a Privilege Pass which entitle ...

JOHNV 06.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Underground Overground - Andrew Martin

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No wombles here!

Advantages: Interesting insight, enjoyable to read
Disadvantages: None

Underground Overground by Andrew Martin is subtitled "A Passenger's History of the Tube". Since he was young, Martin has been fascinated by the tube, and this is his attempt to tell its history, not from the historian's point of view, but as a passenger. ...

eilidhcatriona 30.05.2013 · Read full review
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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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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Disadvantages: Some of the prices are a bit out of date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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Credit Crunch Edition

Advantages: Cheaper, More compact than previous years
Disadvantages: Less content, harder to read due to smaller size

...The annual Best in Travel book from Lonely Planet (previously called Blue Guides), is a round up of the best 'trends, destinations and experiences for the upcoming year'. As most will already know, Lonely Planet are a well respected publisher of guide boo ...

Essexgirl2006 03.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2010 - Lonely Planet

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