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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 ...

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Paris - A Rough Guide

Advantages: A Good general travel guide
Disadvantages: Nothing really

bought this book from the airport departure lounge,so very little thought went into it, we just went for the only Paris specific guide there was! However, we wern't disappointed. It is a comprehensive guide covering: Basic information useful before you go ...

sk0680 22.02.2008 · Read full review
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A diplomatic disgrace

Advantages: The funny parts are hilarious, some interesting cultural snippets
Disadvantages: much unnecessary political stuff; unlikeable author

Brigid Keenan's "Diplomatic Baggage" is a prime example of one of those books where one does not have to particularly like the narrator in order to gain enjoyment from reading. Perhaps it's hard to believe that I laughed out loud while reading this on an ...

fizzytom 05.10.2008 · Read full review
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Tripping down California's Highway 1

Advantages: Mentions places of interest which you might otherwise miss, cheap too.
Disadvantages: Written in 2003/2004 so some prices / information might be slightly outdated

In June 2007 my husband and I took a fly drive holiday to California. Being the kind of person who’s almost anal in their preparation for any holiday, I started scouting around for books to take with us months beforehand. This was one that I bought, I ...

kevin121 14.11.2009 · Read full review
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Western Australia? (Wait A while!)

Advantages: Detailed, helpful, indispensable, describes everything you could possibly want!
Disadvantages: Don't know! Only covers WA?!

...People from other parts of Australia often think of WA (Western Australia) as Wait Awhile! But this easy-going, laid-back lifestyle and group of people is just one of its big attractions. And the Lonely Planet guide to WA explains every one in detail, fr ...

Allyalcock 26.08.2005 · Read full review
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