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A tasty quest

Advantages: An irresistible confection of gastronomy, travel and history
Disadvantages: Leaves one hungry for more

...What a delicious book this is, if an impossible one to categorise. Al Dente is not a cookery book, although it contains over thirty recipes. Itís not a travel book, although it follows the authorís trail all over Italy, illustrating the itinerary with ...

torr 29.01.2010 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Al Dente - William Black

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my new travel buddy

Advantages: good travel size
Disadvantages: can't really think of any

this book isn't very big, which means it is easy and conveniant to carry around with you on the go. i like to buy one for each place a travel to, as they are very handy and make a nice collection. these 'top 10' guides cost £6.99, which is what i paid for ...

ajaybie 09.02.2006 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide to Venice - Dorling Kindersley

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The New Tuscany

Advantages: Good writing, amusing comment and invaluable advice
Disadvantages: Sometimes out of date?

...Rome and the Heart of Italy by Dana Facaros, Michael Pauls. The Authors Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls have written over 45 Cadogan guides including regional guides for France and a series of guides on Italy, Spain, Greece and Turkey. They write with ...

cjsingleton 13.02.2003 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Cadogan Guide to Rome & the Heart of Italy - Cadogan

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This one doesn't sparkle

Advantages: All Italy in one guide
Disadvantages: Uneven coverage.

...I guess its inevitable that a series as large as lonely planet will be uneven, but it's a shame nonetheless. The Italy guide is uneven in its coverage. For example Alto-Adige province (the German speaking South Tyrol) is very scantilly covered, wit a lot ...

Aquila 27.08.2000 ∑ Read full review

Review of Lonely Planet Italy - Lonely Planet

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small but useful

Advantages: lots on info on the things you really need to know
Disadvantages: maybe too small for those who like to carry a brick of a guidebook around with them!

I received this guidebook as part of a free gift from the conde nast magazine which contained four small city guides in a nice little box. I had never heard of luxe city guides before so at first wasn't that impressed with it to be honest but, i soon rea ...

frankiecesca 10.09.2007 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Rome - Luxe City Guide

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