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I survived my year abroad thanks to it!

Advantages: very in depth & informative
Disadvantages: bit bulky to carry (i'm a weakling!)

...edition of the Lonely Planet is already 3 years old, it is still just as helpful and useful and more or less up to date, to the extent that I was able to use it for my last trip to Spain only a couple of months ago. I bough ...

lysfong 11.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Spain - Lonely Planet

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Excellent guide for planning a trip!

Advantages: In-depth coverage of all the must-see attractions and tips.
Disadvantages: None

I bought this book to plan a trip around Australia. It includes a map of the country at the beginning, and then a map of each territory at the beginning of each section. There are also useful streetmaps of the main areas of the main cities (like Sydney CB ...

tina1982 24.01.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Insight Guide Australia - Insight Guide

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Australia Lonely Planet guide - great as usual

Advantages: Lots of information, good photos
Disadvantages: Heavy!

...Lonely Planet is one of the top travel guides worldwide, particularly for the backpacker market, though nowadays their reviews and suggestions cater much more for the top end of the market too. The 13th edition of their guide to Australia was published in ...

cathy_m80 11.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Australia (Lonely Planet Country Guide) - Paul Smitz

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Lonely Planet Morocco

Advantages: Fantastic information about accomodation, Maps
Disadvantages: Can be misleading

...I travelled around the majority of Morocco using this lonely planet. They are a very useful tool for any traveller. This book provides you with up-to-date information on hotels and entertainment. The maps allow you to find the best hotel for you at th ...

Naturalsponge 19.01.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Morocco - Lonely Planet

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A Guidebook With A Difference

Advantages: beautiful book combining facts and humour
Disadvantages: no critical reviews of any of the attractions

The Broons are Scotland’s best known family, the family feature in a comic strip every week in the Sunday Post newspaper as well as having an book published every two years detailing their exploits. Maw and Paw and their eight children Hen, Joe, Maggie, D ...

wigglylittleworm 30.01.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Broon's Day Oot - Broon Family

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