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Prague city guide

Advantages: Good level of detail and recommendations
Disadvantages: Not very easy to use initially

We went to Prague on a mystery tour, not being told where we were going until we got to the airport, so this book was bought on a whim from East Midlands Airport (a lot of my travel guides are like that!) Twenty of us went together and this was the only ...

sk0680 22.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Prague (Lonely Planet City Guides) - Neil Wilson

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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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Freeloading

Advantages: Some good suggestions
Disadvantages: Some unoriginal suggestions

I selected this book from Amazon because, well, who doesn't love a free day out? It has been written by husband and wife team Ben and Dinah Hatch, and I had high hopes for discovering some unusual places to visit. My first port of call was to check wh ...

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Review of Frommer's Britain for Free: Great Days Out - Ben Hatch, Dinah Hatch

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Welcome to the deep south-west

Advantages: Comprehensive guide to towns, cities and countryside and everything in between
Disadvantages: Apart from omitting the Dartmoor Bookshop, none really

... Rough Guide to Devon and Cornwall Having enjoyed several Rough Guide titles on various musical names and genres, and then one on London, I was interested to come across one on my own part of the country. I expected to find a certain amount of fami ...

JOHNV 14.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Devon and Cornwall - Robert Andrews

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A Fete Worse Than Death by Iain Aitch

Advantages: An unusual look at England places to visit
Disadvantages: May make foreign tourists think we are completely bonkers!

...The second book in my www.sixbookchallenge.org is A Fete Worse Than Death by Iain Aitch. This book comes under the travel section, although it is like no other travel book I have read, then again mine has been limited to travel guides. The book is a gui ...

siberian-queen 03.08.2012 · Read full review
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Review of A Fete Worse Than Death - Iain Aitch

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