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In the Picture with DK Eyewitness

Advantages: Well illustrated; lots of detail
Disadvantages: Covers the more highbrow attractions; omits hostels; heavy to carry

Czechoslovakia may have broken into its two separate Republics in 1993 But publishers of travel books still like to present guides to the Czech Republic and Slovakia within one volume. The pros and cons to this approach are obvious. I frequently fly into ...

fizzytom 24.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Czech & Slovak Republics - Dorling Kindersley

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The rough guide which helped us in Istanbul.

Advantages: good info
Disadvantages: none

...Istanbul Pocket rough guide by Terry Richardson. Recently we had a four day break in Istanbul and before we went I borrowed a couple of books about Istanbul from the library one was this pocket rough guide written by Terry Richardson. I have used rough g ...

mumsymary 06.11.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Istanbul - Terry Richardson

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I survived my year abroad thanks to it!

Advantages: very in depth & informative
Disadvantages: bit bulky to carry (i'm a weakling!)

...edition of the Lonely Planet is already 3 years old, it is still just as helpful and useful and more or less up to date, to the extent that I was able to use it for my last trip to Spain only a couple of months ago. I bough ...

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Review of Lonely Planet Spain - Lonely Planet

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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 ...

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Review of Lonely Planet Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands - Lonely Planet

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Another Brilliant Brit's Guide

Advantages: Covers everything in an easy to use format
Disadvantages: None fo me!

I have travelled to Walt Disney World in Orlando several times and have always sworn by the Brits Guide to Orlando as the best guidebook by far. When I decided to take my daughter on a short break to Disneyland Paris I immediately started looking for a g ...

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Review of Brit's Guide to Disneyland Resort Paris - Simon Veness

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