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Superficial and Repetitive

Advantages: At least it doesn't weigh much
Disadvantages: Superficial and silly. Poorly structured and annoying

Travelling Light I have a few ideal travel companions; my husband, my bear, a hefty first aid kit and the Dorling Kindersley guide to wherever I’m going. Everything else is a bonus. If easyJet and Ryanair have their way, that’ll be pretty much any of ...

koshkha 31.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Frommer's Marrakech Day by Day - Kerry Walker

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Every Country in the World…and Some More!

Advantages: Great photos, a must for travel or photography fans
Disadvantages: Some poor maps

I first saw this book in a book shop where I had flicked through it, but first got a proper look at it when a friend bought it as a gift for a mutual friend. Then I knew I had to have it. I described it to another friend as featuring “Every country in t ...

Essexgirl2006 15.07.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country - Roz Hopkins

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Start packing.......

Advantages: Big bold and beautiful pictures, interesting, informative and funny.
Disadvantages: I can't afford to go to all these places!!!

...One of my favourite Christmas presents this year was The Lonely Planet Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World put together by Roz Hopkins with a lot of help from the lonely planet ‘team’ in respect to pictures and extracts. I am a b ...

nickyct 07.03.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country - Roz Hopkins

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The World in the Palm of Your (Straining) Hand

Advantages: Extensive, beautiful photography, interesting text
Disadvantages: Expensive, no scale on maps

As a number of my reviews will likely testify, I'm something of a lover of travel books, from amusing anecdote-filled travelogues to fact-heavy guidebooks. However, no matter how many of these my rather modest account allows me to buy, there are always so ...

Puggers 19.05.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country - Roz Hopkins

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Be inspired to explore our earth

Advantages: Stunning pictures and obscure facts
Disadvantages: Expect to disagree with something you read

...love travel more than anything except my family; I am sure you will have realised that if you have read any of my reviews. I also really enjoy photography and have quite a liking for obscure facts; you know the kind that will always come in handy in a t ...

andrewfleminguk 27.08.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country - Roz Hopkins

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