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No Man is an Island

Advantages: Fascinating and highly readable insight
Disadvantages: Too short!

...If you really want to enjoy a travel book with a difference then I can enthusiastically recommend Ben Fogle’s first book “The Teatime Islands” first published by Penguin Books earlier this year. Ben Fogle is of course the writer and travel presenter w ...

helencbradshaw 08.11.2004 · Read full review
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Pretty but Pointless

Advantages: Some Interesting and amusing photos
Disadvantages: Unoriginal, poorly laid out.

Weird World is a compendium of photos and anecdotes from real travellers compiled by Bradt travel guides and Wanderlust (the travel magazine). It retails as £14.99 for just over 140 pages of an approx 23cm square softbacked book of other peoples travel st ...

Essexgirl2006 18.06.2010 · 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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