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The Wild Rover

Advantages: Makes me want to put my walking boots on, authors sense of humour
Disadvantages: Relatively poor quality illustrations, some subjects not covered in depth.

...I picked up a copy of The Wild Rover to give me something to read on a long train journey. Described on the cover as a "blistering journey along Britain's footpaths", I first thought this non fiction travel book seemed a little dull. I like walking myself ...

ryeb 16.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Wild Rover - Mike Parker

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Compact Guide to Croatia

Advantages: Compact size and waterproof cover
Disadvantages: Disjointed and hard to find information.

I am the sort of person who enjoys planning for their holiday. I love researching our destination and I devour as much information as I can before I go as I find that if I am knowledgeable about a place I enjoy myself much more. Embarking on a cruise la ...

Meggysmum 15.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Croatia Berlitz Pocket Guide

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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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A must for any visitor, however experienced!

Advantages: Detailed and relevant.
Disadvantages: None.

This is my first Lonely Planet travel book and has totally amazed me. I was in France this summer and wouldn't have seen or done half the things I did had I not bought my Lonely Planet book. It basically planned my days for me! It suggested where I cou ...

stewarty 24.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet France - Lonely Planet

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The low-down on being in France

Advantages: A vast amount of information
Disadvantages: Rather small print

This guide begins with an extensive section, about eighty pages long, to refer to before you travel. It gives details on possible ways of getting to France from Britain, Ireland, North America, Australia and New Zealand. There is information on costs, wh ...

denella 25.10.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to France - The Rough Guide

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