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Going West

Advantages: Well organised; very informative on the whole
Disadvantages: Few photographs; no entry for St Austell

I originally bought this guide as I was visiting Dartmoor and Cornwall for the first time in 2012. For the majority of holiday destinations I might have been content with borrowing a guidebook from the library, but since one of my sons lives in Bristol an ...

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Review of Lonely Planet Devon, Cornwall & Southwest England - Oliver Berry, Belinda Dixon

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Freeloading

Advantages: Some good suggestions
Disadvantages: Some unoriginal suggestions

I selected this book from Amazon because, well, who doesn't love a free day out? It has been written by husband and wife team Ben and Dinah Hatch, and I had high hopes for discovering some unusual places to visit. My first port of call was to check wh ...

Essexgirl2006 23.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Frommer's Britain for Free: Great Days Out - Ben Hatch, Dinah Hatch

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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 ...

catsholiday 18.09.2011 · 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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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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Arresting Accommodation

Advantages: Lovely illustrations; unusual ideas; range of prices
Disadvantages: Some are pretty far flung so not useful to all travellers

Bettina Kowalewski’s “Bed in a Tree: and other amazing hotels around the world” is a beautifully illustrated and inspiring travel book with a difference. Most of us, when we plan a vacation, choose the destination first then think about the accommodation ...

fizzytom 07.08.2011 · 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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