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The Wild Rover

Advantages: Makes me want to put my walking boots on, authors sense of humour
Disadvantages: Relatively poor quality illustrations, some subjects not covered in depth.

...I picked up a copy of The Wild Rover to give me something to read on a long train journey. Described on the cover as a "blistering journey along Britain's footpaths", I first thought this non fiction travel book seemed a little dull. I like walking myself ...

ryeb 16.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Wild Rover - Mike Parker

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Top sights and local life made easy...

Advantages: Easy to locate information, doesn't take up a lot of room, map included
Disadvantages: You may want a book with a bit more detail and places

I have recently returned from a trip to Sydney which was made a lot easier thanks to this guide. Just before I left I received a Waterstone’s gift certificate which I used to purchase the book. I wanted to find something that was easy to read and nice a ...

Jo586 30.01.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Pocket Sydney - Peter Dragicevich

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Tripping down California's Highway 1

Advantages: Mentions places of interest which you might otherwise miss, cheap too.
Disadvantages: Written in 2003/2004 so some prices / information might be slightly outdated

In June 2007 my husband and I took a fly drive holiday to California. Being the kind of person who’s almost anal in their preparation for any holiday, I started scouting around for books to take with us months beforehand. This was one that I bought, I ...

kevin121 14.11.2009 · Read full review
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Review of California Highway 1 (Lonely Planet Road Trip) - Paige Penland

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Beautiful pictures from around the world in one stunning book

Advantages: Beautiful, Amazing images, large and simply set out.
Disadvantages: Perhaps a little pricey but look around for deals on the internet

This book is simply stunning. Perfect for leaving out on your coffee table for it's sure to impress as well as being highly engrossing! I could spend hours looking at this beautiful book and its super photographs. Laid out and divided into sections; each ...

Kielly 08.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of One People - Many Journeys - Lonely Planet

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Credit Crunch Edition

Advantages: Cheaper, More compact than previous years
Disadvantages: Less content, harder to read due to smaller size

...The annual Best in Travel book from Lonely Planet (previously called Blue Guides), is a round up of the best 'trends, destinations and experiences for the upcoming year'. As most will already know, Lonely Planet are a well respected publisher of guide boo ...

Essexgirl2006 03.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2010 - Lonely Planet

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