Latest reviews in Travel Books »

More than just a beautiful book

Advantages: Lovely photos and lots of useful ideas and suggestions
Disadvantages: I found the monthly layout a bit tricky to negotiate

The Americas- Craig Doyle DK Eyewitness Travel This rather large book was one I was lucky enough to win in an auction from the curious about books site. We love America and so I thought it would be nice to get some ideas of places we might visit, espec ...

catsholiday 04.08.2012 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of The Americas - Craig Doyle

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Lonely Planets Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands

Advantages: Information
Disadvantages: Price

Lonely Planets Guide to Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands has every basic need for information a traveler would have visiting this country, and even more so to backpackers. This book gives you a good introduction into Ecuador's cultures,environments, Histo ...

VanBlackman 09.02.2009 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of Lonely Planet Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands - Lonely Planet

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

One Mojito por favor!

Advantages: Over 900 full coloured photographs and up to date information
Disadvantages: Can be heavy to carry around on the trip

...Ok, you are off on another trip or maybe this is THE TRIP of a lifetime. One should never travel without a little information and Cuba is DEFINATELY no different. Yes, this is another Eyewitness book that I have used successfully and one that can help y ...

ukusa 05.12.2004 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Eyewitness Travel Guide to Cuba - Dorling Kindersley

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Backpack Up Your Troubles

Advantages: Short, easy read
Disadvantages: Writer can be irritating at times

I purchased this book through a promotion on Amazon for Kindle books when it was free (now about the £2.50 mark). I have generally found some of the free or 99p purchases for the Kindle to be a bit hit and miss, and had avoided them for a while, in favour ...

Essexgirl2006 28.09.2012 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Backpacked: A Reluctant Trip Across Central America - Catherine Ryan Howard

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Travelling in Cuba

Advantages: Maps
Disadvantages: Bar information not very useful

...Now like most travel books, you can't get the best travelling experience with one, yet trying to find your way and know where could be a possibilty to visit is impossible without one, especially somewhere like Cuba where you don't have access to the inter ...

alicelucas 04.10.2012 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of The Rough Guide to Cuba - The Rough Guide

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?