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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 (L)only Book on China?

Advantages: Beautiful pictures, great deal of info
Disadvantages: Inaccurate maps, dated information

Have you ever heard anyone say: “I am going to DO Europe before I go and DO Asia and America!” Did you ever think to yourself: “What on Earth are they going to DO with or to these countries?” Well you have probably never thought of this that way but to me ...

muiguifa 07.03.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet China - Lonely Planet

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Roughly Speaking this Needs Polishing

Advantages: Lots of useful information; nice photography
Disadvantages: Heavy; lacks enthusiasm for the subject

At 630 pages long the Rough Guide to Switzerland is a comprehensive guide book offering practical advice, useful maps, language guides and plenty of background information and suggestions for further reading. It is quite a hefty tome, however, and is not, ...

fizzytom 25.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Switzerland - Matthew Teller

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Lonely Planet Morocco

Advantages: Fantastic information about accomodation, Maps
Disadvantages: Can be misleading

...I travelled around the majority of Morocco using this lonely planet. They are a very useful tool for any traveller. This book provides you with up-to-date information on hotels and entertainment. The maps allow you to find the best hotel for you at th ...

Naturalsponge 19.01.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Morocco - Lonely Planet

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