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DK - Supplying ideas but not the detail

Advantages: Good for ideas for what to see; great photography
Disadvantages: Map too small; repetitive; not much detail

DK is not the first publisher I would turn to when looking to purchase a travel guide. I tend to buy Lonely Planet or Rough Guides as a first choice but lately I’ve bought Bradt guides as they’ve been the only thing available for my destination. When ...

fizzytom 29.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Malta and Gozo - Mary-Ann Gallagher

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Brilliant reviews for Boutique hotels

Advantages: Lots of honest reviews on interesting hotels
Disadvantages: Hotels can be quite expensive to stay at

** Please note that this review is on volume 2, which is not the book in the picture** Mr and Mrs Smith is essentially a travel guide, but not in the same way the AA is a travel guide. This book only looks at a handful of hotels and they must be 4 or 5 ...

wolfey59 20.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Mr. and Mrs. Smith - UK & Ireland Hotel Collection - Juliet Kinsman

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Easy read - good for your hols

Advantages: Easy to read, and dip in and out of with minmal metal commitment
Disadvantages: None

In this book, to accompany his television series, Jeremy Clarkson visits 11 countries and describes their relationships with cars. The countries visited are Italy, Cuba, USA (Detroit and Texas), Iceland, Japan, Switzerland, Vietnam, Australia, Monaco, In ...

dotjay19 22.06.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Motorworld - Jeremy Clarkson

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lonely planet malaysia,singapore and brunei

Advantages: accurate
Disadvantages: carrying it about everywhere!

This book was with me on my 6months travels round south east asia recently.It was extremely helpful and accurate,unlike other lonely planets I have read which has lead me to all sorts of places. The content not only covers the main sightseeing spots but g ...

melanderson80 26.04.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei (Lonely Planet Country Guide) - Simon Richmond

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Revisiting the Hippie Trail

Advantages: A thoughtful examination of how the world has changed since the hopeful days
Disadvantages: Slightly depressing in places

If I'd been the right age, back in the 60's, I wonder if I would have been a hippie... What do you mean, would have been?! Not a quote from Maclean's book tracing the original hippie trail, but one from a conversation I had with my partner, who - be ...

hiker 04.08.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Magic Bus - Rory MacLean

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