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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 ...

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Review of Lonely Planet Devon, Cornwall & Southwest England - Oliver Berry, Belinda Dixon

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Facing the extreme

Advantages: Interesting journey, enjoyable style, adds more to what was seen on the TV show
Disadvantages: Only one country covers

Back in 2004, I saw some adverts on TV for a new show called Long Way Round, featuring Ewan McGregor and his best friend Charley Boorman travelling around the world on motorcycles. I decided to give it a go - after all, I've been a fan of Ewan's for year. ...

eilidhcatriona 30.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Extreme Frontiers: Racing Across Canada From Newfoundland to the Rockies - Charley Boorman

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Engimatic England

Advantages: Some great accounts, a nice variety of writers and topics.
Disadvantages: Too short at times.

...There is perhaps, as Prince Charles notes in his introduction to Icons of England, something of an irony in asking an American to take the helm of a book devoted to the most quintessentially English aspects of the country – however, Bill Bryson’s pretty w ...

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Review of Icons of England - Think Books

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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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