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The perfect complement to a eurail ticket

Advantages: Easy access to useful information and entertaining
Disadvantages: Heavy for backpackers (easily overcome) and not as big a range as some might wish for

To say that Europe on a Shoestring has been my Bible for the past three weeks would be an overstatement, but it was certainly very helpful and I would recommend it for any young first-time traveller. It is a comprehensive and amusing guide which makes it ...

minimunchkin 06.08.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Europe on a Shoestring: Big Trips on Small Budgets (Lonely Planet Shoestring Guides) - Sarah Johnstone

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Absolute lifesaver...saved me a fortune!

Advantages: Everything!
Disadvantages: Very heavy if you're planning to travel with it in your backpack

As a young woman of 20 planning my first trip away this summer, I bought Lonely Planet's "Europe on a Shoestring" simply because it was on offer in WHSmiths. Little did I know it was to be the best book I ever bought! There are in depth chapters on the ...

km528 18.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Europe on a Shoestring: Big Trips on Small Budgets (Lonely Planet Shoestring Guides) - Sarah Johnstone

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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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Review of Lonely Planet Indonesia - Lonely Planet

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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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Beautiful pictures from around the world in one stunning book

Advantages: Beautiful, Amazing images, large and simply set out.
Disadvantages: Perhaps a little pricey but look around for deals on the internet

This book is simply stunning. Perfect for leaving out on your coffee table for it's sure to impress as well as being highly engrossing! I could spend hours looking at this beautiful book and its super photographs. Laid out and divided into sections; each ...

Kielly 08.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of One People - Many Journeys - Lonely Planet

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