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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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Review of The Wild Rover - Mike Parker

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More Magic For Me!

Advantages: Some interesting information
Disadvantages: No pictures

...As seasoned visitors to Walt Disney World we know our way around the parks really well but the wonderful thing about Disney is that there are always new things to discover. The Brits guide to Orlando is fantastic so when I saw that Susan Veness, one of t ...

Meggysmum 22.03.2011 ·
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Review of The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World - Susan Veness

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Rough and Ready to Go

Advantages: Very comprehensive listings
Disadvantages: Expensive?

The Rough Guide to Barcelona is one in a seemingly never ending series of travel guides that have taken the world by storm over the last couple of decades. Reknown for their concise impartial travel advice, the RG empire has grown from its humble beginnin ...

DaC_87 23.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Barcelona - The Rough Guide

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We Called it "The Bible"

Advantages: Ist contains all you need to know and more
Disadvantages: a bit heavy to carry around

...I was pretty excited about my trip. Three months India and a month in Nepal was my dream vacation I had saved up for. I had researched and read many books, got my shots, my malaria pills, and, ahem, packed the hygiene products and water-cleaning pills. I ...

A_M_Benneter 14.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of India (Lonely Planet Country Guide) - Sarina Singh

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With this book, India is not at all Lonely!!!

Advantages: very well researched data, in depth information, well catalogued
Disadvantages: none (if you don't consider the size of the book)

Now, I'm an Indian. I was born and brought up in this wonderful country. For the last 5 years, we've been taking 3-4 vacations each year and for each of them, i'm depending on this wonderful book, which was published in London!!! That talks volumes about ...

crownaditya 11.03.2008 · Read full review
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Review of India (Lonely Planet Country Guide) - Sarina Singh

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