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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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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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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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