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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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Not such a Lonely place with Lonely Planet

Advantages: A good handy guide all in one place
Disadvantages: Published so perhaps not the most up to date information

...I do so often feel like a dinosaur these days. I often buy a newspaper, I like my books and CD’s and I don’t see the value in Facebook. Given this, I also probably appear “quaint” (OK I have broad enough shoulders for BOF) in always purchasing a Lonely Pl ...

cr01 27.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Tunisia - Lonely Planet

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Peru, I'm coming!

Advantages: great guidebook
Disadvantages: none

...-------------------- I'm using the 6th edition, published in February 2007. -------------------- Peru is one of the must-sees on my life-to-do-list. I actually bought this book long before I started planning my trip, long before I actually decided to go. ...

sun-is-shining 17.06.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Peru - Paul Hellander

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Lonely Planet Peru - a thorough guide with good advice.

Advantages: user friendly, thorough information.
Disadvantages: Slightly pricier than expected.

My husband and I purchased this book to assist us on our honeymoon. The relevant sections for our trip were easy to find and contained thorough information and advice for that area including history, local sites, accommodation, eating and drinking and dan ...

katt456 02.07.2009 · Read full review
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