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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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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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Follow That Cash!

Advantages: An interesting visit to the people of small town America, charming and quirky style
Disadvantages: Sometimes the pace drags a bit

A British journalist arrives in the tiny town of Lebanon, Kansas, chosen for its central position in the USA. His plan is to track the progress of a 10 dollar bill for a month, and use this as a starting point for meeting and talking to some ordinary Amer ...

elkiedee 15.12.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Follow the Money - Steve Boggan

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An excellent resource for seeing Britain on foot

Advantages: An easy to use guide with a range of beautiful walks
Disadvantages: Some of the walks are a little too difficult for me!

Coast: The Walks A number of book representatives regularly visit my workplace, such as The Book People and as a result, I frequently find myself browsing through the samples and placing several orders. My husband and I are keen photographers an ...

Alyson29 08.09.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Coast: The Walks - BBC Books

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A tasty quest

Advantages: An irresistible confection of gastronomy, travel and history
Disadvantages: Leaves one hungry for more

...What a delicious book this is, if an impossible one to categorise. Al Dente is not a cookery book, although it contains over thirty recipes. Itís not a travel book, although it follows the authorís trail all over Italy, illustrating the itinerary with ...

torr 29.01.2010 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Al Dente - William Black

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