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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 ...

fizzytom 24.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Czech & Slovak Republics - Dorling Kindersley

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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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We Called it "The Bible"

Advantages: Ist contains all you need to know and more
Disadvantages: a bit heavy to carry around

...I was pretty excited about my trip. Three months India and a month in Nepal was my dream vacation I had saved up for. I had researched and read many books, got my shots, my malaria pills, and, ahem, packed the hygiene products and water-cleaning pills. I ...

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Review of India (Lonely Planet Country Guide) - Sarina Singh

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With this book, India is not at all Lonely!!!

Advantages: very well researched data, in depth information, well catalogued
Disadvantages: none (if you don't consider the size of the book)

Now, I'm an Indian. I was born and brought up in this wonderful country. For the last 5 years, we've been taking 3-4 vacations each year and for each of them, i'm depending on this wonderful book, which was published in London!!! That talks volumes about ...

crownaditya 11.03.2008 · Read full review
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Review of India (Lonely Planet Country Guide) - Sarina Singh

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There must be something better out there!

Advantages: Information regarding transport between cities was useful, but can alternatively use the net
Disadvantages: Accomodation sections are unuseful or even completely wrong, bar & club sections were unuseful

...This book was a great disappointment. Perhaps partly because there was so much hype about "The Book" for India, but mostly because I generally need travel guides to tell me what areas are safe and cheap to stay in the Lonely Planet India failed on this po ...

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Review of India (Lonely Planet Country Guide) - Sarina Singh

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