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Going West

Advantages: Well organised; very informative on the whole
Disadvantages: Few photographs; no entry for St Austell

I originally bought this guide as I was visiting Dartmoor and Cornwall for the first time in 2012. For the majority of holiday destinations I might have been content with borrowing a guidebook from the library, but since one of my sons lives in Bristol an ...

denella 31.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Devon, Cornwall & Southwest England - Oliver Berry, Belinda Dixon

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So many Cities and so little time!

Advantages: Lovely photos and intersting
Disadvantages: Hard to find specific places as not much logic in the set out

501 Must Visit Cities – ISBN - 978-0-753716-03-8 This is yet another of my many travel inspiration books that grace our shelves and get thumbed through regularly. We use ours as more that just coffee table books as we read them thoroughly prior to visi ...

catsholiday 28.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of 501 Must Visit Cities - D. Brown

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A Reminder That Life Is Too Short....

Advantages: Good Coffee Table book; fun to browse through
Disadvantages: I'm never going to visit all these places without a large lottery win

I have a weakness for coffee table type travel books, I forever pick them up and browse through then and lose all track of time deciding how I would spend my lottery winnings and where I'd go next. One of my favourites in the Lonely Planet Travel Book an ...

Essexgirl2006 23.04.2008 · Read full review
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Review of 501 Must Visit Cities - D. Brown

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A Great Present for Those With the Travel Bug!

Advantages: The pictures, information and price.
Disadvantages: The order of the cities in the book.

...Quoted from the cover of the book - '501 Must Visit Cities is an invaluable source of inspiration for those seeking to explore the great cities of the world, either in reality or from the comfort of an armchair!' -Introduction- 501 Must Visit Citi ...

dkm1981 05.12.2009 · Read full review
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Review of 501 Must Visit Cities - D. Brown

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Lost and found

Advantages: A great combination of humour, sightseeing, social commentary and invective
Disadvantages: Not enough on the western states

...Probably most British readers will first have come across his work through his book about the UK itself, "Notes from a Small Island". That is certainly a fine book, and well worth a read. But I do wonder whether his earlier work "The Lost Continent" (now ...

davidbuttery 09.11.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Lost Continent - Bill Bryson

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