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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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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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Malaysia here we come!

Advantages: Interesting and lots of useful information tha you may not find in the average guidebook
Disadvantages: None

This guide was purchased because I received an offer with my Wanderlust magazine whereby I only paid for postage and it worked out really well to purchase a load of guides so I bought as many as I could! This one was a choice because of my interest in ...

frankiecesca 10.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Malaysia - Culture Smart! - Victor T. King

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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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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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