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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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Time out - the king of travel books

Advantages: extremely informative. easy to navigate
Disadvantages: might be too much information for some people to take in

... The best city guide by a mile Time out is a publishing company based in London that publishes magazines and travel guides for international cities. When I am visiting a new place I usually buy the time out travel guide and I find it invaluable. The ...

jipp05 27.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Time Out Barcelona - Time Out Guides

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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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