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Imagine London without the underground

Advantages: Fascinating, informative and entertaining history
Disadvantages: None

The author Although he was born in Yorkshire, Andrew Martin has long been enthralled by the London Underground. His father worked on British Rail, and Andrew himself therefore had free travel on the system as well as a Privilege Pass which entitle ...

JOHNV 06.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Underground Overground - Andrew Martin

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No wombles here!

Advantages: Interesting insight, enjoyable to read
Disadvantages: None

Underground Overground by Andrew Martin is subtitled "A Passenger's History of the Tube". Since he was young, Martin has been fascinated by the tube, and this is his attempt to tell its history, not from the historian's point of view, but as a passenger. ...

eilidhcatriona 30.05.2013 · Read full review
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More inspiration from Lonely Planet

Advantages: Great for ideas, choosing best time of year to travel
Disadvantages: Limited information, some of the dates may be slightly inaccurate

...This travel book from the Lonely Planet team was published about 2 years ago now, and it's a book I've tended to dip into for inspiration intermittently. The format is a week by week guide of travel suggestions throughout the year, a kind of "where to go ...

cathy_m80 23.05.2008 · Read full review
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Review of A Year of Adventures (Lonely Planet General Reference) - Andrew Bain

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Anything but rough

Advantages: Very, VERY detailed; excellent tips and advice; good lot of maps; very useful for before travel and during
Disadvantages: None I can see - perhaps may be *too* detailed for some?

...for 6 months in February I thought I'd better get a couple of guidebooks to help - so I got the The Lonely Planet Guide and The Rough Guide to SE Asia. This, however, is a review of the latter - I have also reviewed the LP Guide for ...

nikeair 22.01.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia - The Rough Guide

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"Don't tell me I'm still on that fecking island!!"

Advantages: Tremendously detailed and knowledgeable
Disadvantages: Occasionally a smidge on the dry side

...west from Liverpool, if you aim for the Isle Of Man but miss, chances are you will end up in an enchanted land. A land of pubs, of mad drivers, and even madder dancing. A land of rain, mist and sun, but usually rain. And a land that makes Engl ...

greenierexyboy 07.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Ireland - The Rough Guide

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