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A cynics tale.

Advantages: None
Disadvantages: Its not funny, tells me little about New Zealand

...I really enjoy reading travel books, especially if they also make me laugh. I have read all the books by Bill Bryson and have enjoyed them all. A recent trip to my local library looking for something to lift my mood, I came across a travel book about New ...

anwar 08.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of A Land of Two Halves - Joe Bennett

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And in this charmless book, this charmless man

Advantages: A throroughly descriptive account of the New Zealand countryside
Disadvantages: A thoroughly tedious account of the New Zealand countryside

INTRODUCTION Before my visit to New Zealand last year, my sister bought me this book as she thought it’d be appropriate reading for my trip. As it happens, I prefer to read travelogues after I’ve visited somewhere, so that I don’t go in with any pr ...

larsbaby 01.08.2010 · Read full review
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Auckland, the clean, green city

Advantages: A clean, safe city. Adjacent to the waterfront with ferries to other parts.
Disadvantages: No large departmental stores. Limited public transport.

Auckland is a city that stretches back from its' waterfront home. It is unique in that you can sit in a bar or restaurant in Downtown Auckland and look out at the great liners and small ferry boats delivering their passengers. Within a few metres those ...

margcoli 13.08.2000 · Read full review

Review of Lonely Planet Auckland - Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet New Zealand

Advantages: Cheap, informative and comprehensive travel guide.
Disadvantages: Some information is now out of date, a few more glossy pictures would have been nice!

...This review is based on the September 2004 Edition of Lonely Planet: New Zealand (The latest edition at the time of writing this review). Most travellers are familiar with Lonely Planet guides, if you aren't, and you're considering a trip, my advice is ...

trumo 20.03.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet New Zealand - Lonely Planet

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The best information source for New zealand

Advantages: In depth analysis of this beautiful country
Disadvantages: Quite pricey

What a great guide! Im planning on travelling hear for a year in june and this book really does give you an in depth guide into the different suburbs. The words almost jump off the page and i feel that i have already been! bacpacking for a year is quit ...

natalia_ann 17.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet New Zealand - Lonely Planet

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