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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Disadvantages: Some of the prices are a bit out of date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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Every Country in the World…and Some More!

Advantages: Great photos, a must for travel or photography fans
Disadvantages: Some poor maps

I first saw this book in a book shop where I had flicked through it, but first got a proper look at it when a friend bought it as a gift for a mutual friend. Then I knew I had to have it. I described it to another friend as featuring “Every country in t ...

Essexgirl2006 15.07.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country - Roz Hopkins

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Start packing.......

Advantages: Big bold and beautiful pictures, interesting, informative and funny.
Disadvantages: I can't afford to go to all these places!!!

...One of my favourite Christmas presents this year was The Lonely Planet Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World put together by Roz Hopkins with a lot of help from the lonely planet ‘team’ in respect to pictures and extracts. I am a b ...

nickyct 07.03.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country - Roz Hopkins

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The World in the Palm of Your (Straining) Hand

Advantages: Extensive, beautiful photography, interesting text
Disadvantages: Expensive, no scale on maps

As a number of my reviews will likely testify, I'm something of a lover of travel books, from amusing anecdote-filled travelogues to fact-heavy guidebooks. However, no matter how many of these my rather modest account allows me to buy, there are always so ...

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Review of The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country - Roz Hopkins

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