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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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I survived my year abroad thanks to it!

Advantages: very in depth & informative
Disadvantages: bit bulky to carry (i'm a weakling!)

...edition of the Lonely Planet is already 3 years old, it is still just as helpful and useful and more or less up to date, to the extent that I was able to use it for my last trip to Spain only a couple of months ago. I bough ...

lysfong 11.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Spain - Lonely Planet

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Let Dorling Kindersley Show you Sydney

Advantages: Clear, logical structure based around districts
Disadvantages: No price information, weaker on hotel and restaurant advice than many more 'directive' guides

PLEASE NOTE. WHEN I WROTE THIS IS WAS LISTED AS SYDNEY. I CAN ONLY ASSUME THE CIAO MOVED IT AROUND LATER. SO PLEASE DON'T REPORT IT FOR BEING IN THE WRONG PLACE. IT WASN'T WHEN IT WAS FIRST WRITTEN. I travel a lot so it’s probably not surprising that my ...

koshkha 07.06.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Eyewitness Travel Guide: Switzerland

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Don't expect too much help

Advantages: good overview over the main attractions
Disadvantages: bus times and prices inaccurate

-------------------- I'm using the 6th edition, published in August 2007. -------------------- Laos is definitely my favourite country, travelling or living there. My initial plan was to spend there one week, basically just a quick stop on my way to Viet ...

sun-is-shining 17.06.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Laos - Lonely Planet

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