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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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No Need To Rough It In Budapest

Advantages: Lots of background info
Disadvantages: The listings section is a bit confusing

...For me, choosing a guide book for my trip is all part of the pre-holiday experience along with choosing which novel to take for the journey. I have been known to visit several bookshops comparing the different guide books for maps, information relevant ...

Essexgirl2006 22.01.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Budapest - Charlie Hebbert

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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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The rough guide which helped us in Istanbul.

Advantages: good info
Disadvantages: none

...Istanbul Pocket rough guide by Terry Richardson. Recently we had a four day break in Istanbul and before we went I borrowed a couple of books about Istanbul from the library one was this pocket rough guide written by Terry Richardson. I have used rough g ...

mumsymary 06.11.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Istanbul - Terry Richardson

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Italy is calling me again !

Advantages: Useful information and different to the normal guide books
Disadvantages: None

This guide was a book purchased by me when my Wanderlust magazine ran an offer for its subscribers to purchase books free and just pay for postage. Being a lover of the Italian places I have been to visit so far and completely loving the way of life, I fe ...

frankiecesca 21.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Italy - Culture Smart! - Charles Abbott

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