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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 ...

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Australia Lonely Planet guide - great as usual

Advantages: Lots of information, good photos
Disadvantages: Heavy!

...Lonely Planet is one of the top travel guides worldwide, particularly for the backpacker market, though nowadays their reviews and suggestions cater much more for the top end of the market too. The 13th edition of their guide to Australia was published in ...

cathy_m80 11.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Australia (Lonely Planet Country Guide) - Paul Smitz

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Plan your next day out!

Advantages: Lots of imaginative ideas for things to do and unusual places to visit
Disadvantages: Some entries can also be found in other books in the series

I have always been fascinated by books of lists. Lists of things to do, books to read, films to see, places to visit – I have lots of them on my bookshelves. So when I spotted Time Out’s guide to ‘1000 Things to do in Britain’ in my local branch of Wate ...

Clayeree 21.10.2009 · Read full review
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Rule, Britannia (a 1000 times)

Advantages: Quirky things that you wouldn't have known about or thought to do
Disadvantages: Expect the crowds now..

...Britain. We really don't appericiate its sights, uniqueness, history, humor, and err safaris, buddhist monasteries and bog snorkeling events! Well not according to Time Out that is. Hot on the heals of its 1000 things to do in London, Time Out has publis ...

Pookie_Rabbit 16.07.2008 · Read full review
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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 ...

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Review of Lonely Planet Singapore - Lonely Planet

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