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An excellent resource for seeing Britain on foot

Advantages: An easy to use guide with a range of beautiful walks
Disadvantages: Some of the walks are a little too difficult for me!

Coast: The Walks A number of book representatives regularly visit my workplace, such as The Book People and as a result, I frequently find myself browsing through the samples and placing several orders. My husband and I are keen photographers an ...

Alyson29 08.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Coast: The Walks - BBC Books

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Better than Let's Go by far

Advantages: Uptodate, clear, concise, well written
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...Trying to write a good travel guide to Eastern Europe in one volume is a gargantuan task. Before travelling to Eastern Europe I bought the Lonely Planet Guide and the Let's Go guides. There was of course some overlap, but each guide had different countrie ...

Morgenhund 29.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Eastern Europe - Lonely Planet

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What more could you need?

Advantages: gives a precise and accurate lowdown of most cities whilst showing some hidden gems.
Disadvantages: there are cheaper and nicer hostels on 'hostelworld.com' than the cheap ones it recommends

I have just returned from travelling Serbia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova and Hungary and can safely say this book is a life saver! As this trip involved a lot of travelling the guide came in handy over and over again with the 'ge ...

murf123 26.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Eastern Europe - Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet Eastern Europe

Advantages: clearly laid out, a good read
Disadvantages: Bulky and focused mainly on popular destinations

The lonely planet book of Eastern Europe is big, but for the sheer amount of information it contains it has to be. I used it for Croatia,Slovenia,Hungary,Poland,Slovakia and the Czech Republic and for these countries it was certainly helpful. The brief c ...

loonybruce 10.08.2006 · Read full review
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A superb travel guide to Tasmania

Advantages: Full of usful information, easy to use/read.
Disadvantages: None

...The Lonely Planet travel guide to Tasmania is a must for anyone thinking of visiting this beautiful state of Australia. It is filled with info on virtually everything that you require from transport to accommodation. I travelled around Tasmania for a mont ...

s.garland 25.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Tasmania - Carolyn Bain

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