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You'll Soon Be Tired of Pubs

Advantages: Lots of suggestions, some bits of London I hadn't considered visiting
Disadvantages: Some suggestions are bizarre and suggest a lack of imagination from the writer

...in hardcover in 2012, "Tired of London Tired of Life" is a take on the quote by Samuel Johnson that "when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford". This book, therefore is designed to reigni ...

MentalSarcasm 27.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Tired of London, Tired of Life: One Thing A Day To Do in London - Tom Jones

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Things to do in Denver.....?

Advantages: Inspirational
Disadvantages: Too little time

"Unforgettable Things to do before you die" is the second in the BBC series, and another title which will appeal to the armchair traveller, albeit a slightly more adventurous traveller than the average "Places to see before you die" reader. That said, bot ...

helencbradshaw 06.07.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Unforgettable Things to do before you die - BBC Books

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A Clear and Easy Read

Advantages: Clear; Interesting; Basic Information; Great destinations.
Disadvantages: Heavy

As I love travelling so much but can never afford to go to places very often, this is the next best thing. I received this book as a gift for Christmas last year and I have become completely immersed in it and discovered beautiful destinations which I hav ...

mc_uk100 18.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of 501 Must-Visit Destinations - David Brown

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Top sights and local life made easy...

Advantages: Easy to locate information, doesn't take up a lot of room, map included
Disadvantages: You may want a book with a bit more detail and places

I have recently returned from a trip to Sydney which was made a lot easier thanks to this guide. Just before I left I received a Waterstone’s gift certificate which I used to purchase the book. I wanted to find something that was easy to read and nice a ...

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Review of Lonely Planet Pocket Sydney - Peter Dragicevich

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Round Ireland in a Tank

Advantages: A witty and charming journey of discovery
Disadvantages: A little unfocused. A map would have been useful

A book critic recently proposed the theory that every travel book needs a fridge. This was based on comedian Tony Hawks' book 'Round Ireland with a Fridge' - the most extreme example of high-concept travel writing. The critic claimed that most such writer ...

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Review of McCarthy's Bar - Pete McCarthy

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