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Italy is calling me again !

Advantages: Useful information and different to the normal guide books
Disadvantages: None

This guide was a book purchased by me when my Wanderlust magazine ran an offer for its subscribers to purchase books free and just pay for postage. Being a lover of the Italian places I have been to visit so far and completely loving the way of life, I fe ...

frankiecesca 21.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Italy - Culture Smart! - Charles Abbott

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A Guidebook With A Difference

Advantages: beautiful book combining facts and humour
Disadvantages: no critical reviews of any of the attractions

The Broons are Scotland’s best known family, the family feature in a comic strip every week in the Sunday Post newspaper as well as having an book published every two years detailing their exploits. Maw and Paw and their eight children Hen, Joe, Maggie, D ...

wigglylittleworm 30.01.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Broon's Day Oot - Broon Family

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Great guide to a great city but with layout issues (RG Amsterdam)

Advantages: comprehensive, informative, opinionated
Disadvantages: idiotic layout of the listing section separating sightseeing, eating, snacking and drinking

...The short of it A great guide to a fascinating city, marred a bit by an infuriating layout in the listings section. Still, very much recommended. The longer story The Good This Rough Guide is as comprehensive, up to date and well res ...

skyelightsmoke 20.01.2017 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Amsterdam - Karoline Densley

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The (L)only Book on China?

Advantages: Beautiful pictures, great deal of info
Disadvantages: Inaccurate maps, dated information

Have you ever heard anyone say: “I am going to DO Europe before I go and DO Asia and America!” Did you ever think to yourself: “What on Earth are they going to DO with or to these countries?” Well you have probably never thought of this that way but to me ...

muiguifa 07.03.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet China - Lonely Planet

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Roughly Speaking this Needs Polishing

Advantages: Lots of useful information; nice photography
Disadvantages: Heavy; lacks enthusiasm for the subject

At 630 pages long the Rough Guide to Switzerland is a comprehensive guide book offering practical advice, useful maps, language guides and plenty of background information and suggestions for further reading. It is quite a hefty tome, however, and is not, ...

fizzytom 25.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Switzerland - Matthew Teller

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