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Memory Is The Only Mirror: thoughts on Petra

Advantages: The pictures, the words
Disadvantages: Might take a bit of effort to get hold off at a reasonable price in the UK

...To avoid any potential confusion, the book I am referring to is Jane Taylor's tourist guide to Petra (2005 edition) and not the more historically focused Petra & the Nabateans. Guidebooks serve many different purposes: some are to help you decide what ...

hiker 25.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Petra - Jane Taylor

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New Look Lonely Planet

Advantages: Well researched, up to date, mix of info and pictures
Disadvantages: Not For Me

...I have always been a big fan of the Lonely Planet series of travel guides. I love how substantial they feel, and how good they look on my bookshelves. However, I did occasionally get frustrated that the books could be a bit word-heavy and that I didn't al ...

Essexgirl2006 22.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Istanbul - Lonely Planet

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A good guide to the city of Istanbul

Advantages: Good info
Disadvantages: ?

...rough guide to Istanbul I also took out the lonely planet city guide from the library. The Lonely planet city guide is a slightly larger book to the rough guide it is 13 cm x 20cm x 1.25cm. 1/4 cm it has 244 pages, I think the font/script ...

mumsymary 10.11.2014 · Read full review
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From the Weird to the Wonderful and Wacky!

Advantages: Some amazingly different places to stay
Disadvantages: Some you would have to pay me to stay in!

Bed in a Tree by Bettina Kowalewski ISBN 978-1-4053-3497-6 I bought this unusual book through a charity auction on another website. I have had a couple of other books along these lines and enjoyed planning a stay somewhere different and so I thought this ...

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Review of Bed in a Tree and Other Amazing Hotels from Around the World - Bettina Kowalewski

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Perfect if You'd Sleep Rough Before You'd Book a Travellodge

Advantages: Something to appeal to everyone at all price points
Disadvantages: I'll need to write a lot of reviews to pay for some of these

What Comes First, the Destination or the Accommodation? When planning a holiday or a short break most people choose a destination, book the flights or train tickets and then go looking for accommodation that fits in with their plans. In Bettina Kowale ...

koshkha 16.01.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Bed in a Tree and Other Amazing Hotels from Around the World - Bettina Kowalewski

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