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In the Picture with DK Eyewitness

Advantages: Well illustrated; lots of detail
Disadvantages: Covers the more highbrow attractions; omits hostels; heavy to carry

Czechoslovakia may have broken into its two separate Republics in 1993 But publishers of travel books still like to present guides to the Czech Republic and Slovakia within one volume. The pros and cons to this approach are obvious. I frequently fly into ...

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Review of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Czech & Slovak Republics - Dorling Kindersley

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Don't expect too much help

Advantages: good overview over the main attractions
Disadvantages: bus times and prices inaccurate

-------------------- I'm using the 6th edition, published in August 2007. -------------------- Laos is definitely my favourite country, travelling or living there. My initial plan was to spend there one week, basically just a quick stop on my way to Viet ...

sun-is-shining 17.06.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Laos - Lonely Planet

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Laos LP - usefull to an extent

Advantages: Deciding where to go
Disadvantages: Decing what to do when you get to these places

I used the Laos Lonely Planet and found my way around the country and had a fab time (see my review on Laos). As any guide book, you can only use them as a guide. I know this may sound obvious, but what I mean is that you cannot follow them religously ...

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Review of Lonely Planet Laos - Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet Laos

Advantages: Fantastic information about accomodation, Maps
Disadvantages: Can get too caught up with recommendations

Another great book for the Lonely Planet series. The book provides you with plenty of maps and hotel information to enable you not to get lost in a new town or hustled by any of the local touts. Although the people of Laos are generally very friendly, ...

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Compact Guide to Croatia

Advantages: Compact size and waterproof cover
Disadvantages: Disjointed and hard to find information.

I am the sort of person who enjoys planning for their holiday. I love researching our destination and I devour as much information as I can before I go as I find that if I am knowledgeable about a place I enjoy myself much more. Embarking on a cruise la ...

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Review of Croatia Berlitz Pocket Guide

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