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In the Picture with DK Eyewitness

Advantages: Well illustrated; lots of detail
Disadvantages: Covers the more highbrow attractions; omits hostels; heavy to carry

Czechoslovakia may have broken into its two separate Republics in 1993 But publishers of travel books still like to present guides to the Czech Republic and Slovakia within one volume. The pros and cons to this approach are obvious. I frequently fly into ...

fizzytom 24.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Czech & Slovak Republics - Dorling Kindersley

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A good guide to India (Rough Guide India)

Advantages: good information, helpful
Disadvantages: expensive

------------------------ I used the fifth edition! ------------------------ I almost know this book by memory know and it was my loyal travel buddy on my previous trip to India. I prefer the Rough Guide to the Lonely planet - it's nothing I could point th ...

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Review of The Rough Guide to India - The Rough Guide

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India to take away

Advantages: Easy to read, and lovely photography
Disadvantages: None at all.

Summer 2007 saw the 60th anniversary of the 'Partition' through India and the formation of Pakistan. The end of the Raj era and British rule resulted in unrest in the collection of Kingdoms which formed 'India', and the British, in their 'wisdom' decided ...

orlando 29.03.2008 · Read full review
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Review of BBC India with Sanjeev Bhaskar - Sanjeev Bhaskar

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Rough Guide to Roman Rough Guide

Advantages: Great restauraunt recommendations, useful price guides etc
Disadvantages: Maps not great, little short of detail

...before a recent weekend away in Rome (ok, I confess, we went to watch the rugby!) As we thought it would be nice to know a little about what we were looking at and where we were. I spent the delay at the airport and the flight checking th ...

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Review of The Rough Guide to Rome - Martin Dunford

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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 ...

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Review of The Rough Guide to Istanbul - Terry Richardson

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