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Lonely Planet New Zealand

Advantages: Cheap, informative and comprehensive travel guide.
Disadvantages: Some information is now out of date, a few more glossy pictures would have been nice!

...This review is based on the September 2004 Edition of Lonely Planet: New Zealand (The latest edition at the time of writing this review). Most travellers are familiar with Lonely Planet guides, if you aren't, and you're considering a trip, my advice is ...

trumo 20.03.2006 ∑ Read full review
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The best information source for New zealand

Advantages: In depth analysis of this beautiful country
Disadvantages: Quite pricey

What a great guide! Im planning on travelling hear for a year in june and this book really does give you an in depth guide into the different suburbs. The words almost jump off the page and i feel that i have already been! bacpacking for a year is quit ...

natalia_ann 17.01.2009 ∑ Read full review
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Let Dorling Kindersley Show you Sydney

Advantages: Clear, logical structure based around districts
Disadvantages: No price information, weaker on hotel and restaurant advice than many more 'directive' guides

I travel a lot so itís probably not surprising that my bookshelves are filled with guidebooks from countries I've been to and places I still plan to visit. My preferences in guidebooks have changed a lot over the years as Iíve got older (and better off) a ...

koshkha 07.06.2010 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Eyewitness Travel Guide: Switzerland

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Indispensible for outing yourself as a tourist in Southern Africa

Advantages: Comprehensive, up-to-date, well researched
Disadvantages: cumbersome to carry

...For my recent trip to Southern Africa, I ideally wanted a guidebook for Namibia, Lesotho and South Africa in one. Unfortunately Lonely Planet do not have such a guide but their South Africa guide also included Lesotho (and Swaziland) which meant that rath ...

Morgenhund 25.10.2009 ∑ Read full review
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Review of South Africa Lesotho and Swaziland - James Bainbridge

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Singing the praises of Singapore

Advantages: Just generally an amazing place to go!
Disadvantages: Hotels can be quite expensive

Singapore....well, what can I say, if you're thinking of going, go, go now!! I've visited the country about 5 times in my life, having spent almost a year there in total. My mum is originally from there so when I visit, I see the way that the locals live ...

Celia86 01.09.2001 ∑ Read full review
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