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Lonely - Plan It

Advantages: A must have for starting a journey
Disadvantages: Carrying around books in your rucksack

There are travel books and there are travel books for tourists who have an abundant supply of money and only two weeks to spend it in, stay at expensive hotels and get a tour bus to wherever it is that their 'guide' suggests that they should visit. I kno ...

stevesingh 16.02.2001 · Read full review
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This one doesn't sparkle

Advantages: All Italy in one guide
Disadvantages: Uneven coverage.

...I guess its inevitable that a series as large as lonely planet will be uneven, but it's a shame nonetheless. The Italy guide is uneven in its coverage. For example Alto-Adige province (the German speaking South Tyrol) is very scantilly covered, wit a lot ...

Aquila 27.08.2000 · Read full review

Review of Lonely Planet Italy - Lonely Planet

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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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