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The Rough Guide to California

Advantages: Well laid out, lots of useful info and maps, good hotel and restaurant lists
Disadvantages: More info on attractions would be helpful - price, opening hours, transport

...This is a very informative, well laid out guide covering all areas of California, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. The book is split up into the different areas of California - Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, National Parks and has a good intorducto ...

jnmuk 09.12.2007 · Read full review
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Best French Regional Guides Around

Advantages: The most entertaining guides to touring France I've found
Disadvantages: Some volumes need factual updating

The great advantage the Cadogan guides to France have over the many competitors in the area is that they have a personality. Largely written by the same people (Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls), their sense of humour and wonder shines through in the lively ...

fifitr 26.08.2000 · Read full review

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Indispensable companion

Advantages: Quality of the writing
Disadvantages: none

...As one of the most underrated publishers, I feel that their books deserve a good review. .. Cadogan books focus mainly on travel guides though there are lesser known chess books as well. Based in London, they have been providing quality guides for over ...

lilypauls 21.09.2007 · Read full review
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Cadogan Guide to the South of France

Advantages: Geographic scope
Disadvantages: Pretentious and irrelevant

I was personally very disappointed by this guide. I was looking for a book that covered both the Cote d'Azur and the area around Montpelier. On the face of it this guide fitted the bill perfectly, but unfortunately in most respects other than its geograph ...

david1234 09.09.2004 · Read full review
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A Thorough Guide to Paris

Advantages: Very detailed information
Disadvantages: No large map of the whole city

The Rough Guide to Paris begins with a 'Colour Section' on glossy paper consisting of an introduction, information on what to see and when to go, and twenty things not to miss. There are plenty of colour photographs as well as inserts on the Metro, the Ri ...

denella 11.07.2010 · Read full review
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