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Walking Through The Machair Flowers!

Advantages: Advantages: Brilliant book full of detail and history.
Disadvantages: Disadvantages: Some travel details are now dated.

Regular readers of some of my reviews may know that I adore the all islands of Scotland. In particular I have a special affection for those in The Outer Hebrides; I love their remote landscape and their white empty beaches, and most of all I love the peac ...

Violet1278 16.11.2009 · Read full review
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Review of 25 Walks: The Western Isles - June Parker

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Better than Let's Go by far

Advantages: Uptodate, clear, concise, well written
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...Trying to write a good travel guide to Eastern Europe in one volume is a gargantuan task. Before travelling to Eastern Europe I bought the Lonely Planet Guide and the Let's Go guides. There was of course some overlap, but each guide had different countrie ...

Morgenhund 29.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Eastern Europe - Lonely Planet

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What more could you need?

Advantages: gives a precise and accurate lowdown of most cities whilst showing some hidden gems.
Disadvantages: there are cheaper and nicer hostels on 'hostelworld.com' than the cheap ones it recommends

I have just returned from travelling Serbia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova and Hungary and can safely say this book is a life saver! As this trip involved a lot of travelling the guide came in handy over and over again with the 'ge ...

murf123 26.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Eastern Europe - Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet Eastern Europe

Advantages: clearly laid out, a good read
Disadvantages: Bulky and focused mainly on popular destinations

The lonely planet book of Eastern Europe is big, but for the sheer amount of information it contains it has to be. I used it for Croatia,Slovenia,Hungary,Poland,Slovakia and the Czech Republic and for these countries it was certainly helpful. The brief c ...

loonybruce 10.08.2006 · 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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Review of California Highway 1 (Lonely Planet Road Trip) - Paige Penland

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