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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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The low-down on being in France

Advantages: A vast amount of information
Disadvantages: Rather small print

This guide begins with an extensive section, about eighty pages long, to refer to before you travel. It gives details on possible ways of getting to France from Britain, Ireland, North America, Australia and New Zealand. There is information on costs, wh ...

denella 25.10.2006 · Read full review
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If you are going to France, you will need this.

Advantages: This guide is detailed and easy to use. It contains information on everything and everywhere.
Disadvantages: Very few, and they are minor problems - no disasters.

...I spent a year in France working and travelling and this guide became my bible. The information in it is useful, reliable, entertaining and, most importantly of all, it is easy to use. The information on each place is categorised in the same format every ...

topcat81 07.10.2006 · Read full review
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The Rough Guide to France

Advantages: Could not have explored parts of France so successfully without it!
Disadvantages: Cannot fault it!

...This book is amazing, cannot praise it enough! We decided to honeymoon in the Loire Valley. We had no additional information or reference material to work out route plans, where we might like to stop etc. so decided to purchase The Rough Guide to France ...

Tinamoss 29.07.2008 · Read full review
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Very Comprehensive - a must read

Advantages: lots on information
Disadvantages: basic

...We visited the Yucatan area of Mexico last autumn and found the Lonely Planet guide to be indispensable. It gives the warts and all picture of the country, along with recommendations of places to stay, visit and eat. The only problem with the Lonely Pla ...

moraghewat 05.07.2000 · Read full review
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