Latest reviews in Travel Books »

Let Dorling Kindersley Show you Sydney

Advantages: Clear, logical structure based around districts
Disadvantages: No price information, weaker on hotel and restaurant advice than many more 'directive' guides

I travel a lot so itís probably not surprising that my bookshelves are filled with guidebooks from countries I've been to and places I still plan to visit. My preferences in guidebooks have changed a lot over the years as Iíve got older (and better off) a ...

koshkha 07.06.2010 ∑ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Eyewitness Travel Guide: Sydney

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Roughly Speaking this Needs Polishing

Advantages: Lots of useful information; nice photography
Disadvantages: Heavy; lacks enthusiasm for the subject

At 630 pages long the Rough Guide to Switzerland is a comprehensive guide book offering practical advice, useful maps, language guides and plenty of background information and suggestions for further reading. It is quite a hefty tome, however, and is not, ...

fizzytom 25.07.2011 ∑ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of The Rough Guide to Switzerland - Matthew Teller

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Focus on Zurich

Advantages: Good information; many colour illustrations
Disadvantages: One inaccuracy found; maps could be improved

...Having planned a short trip to Zurich, I scanned the shelves of my small local library for guide books and found just one on Switzerland. I decided to see if Amazon had any specifically for Zurich and again found only one: Cityspots Zurich. It hadn't yet ...

denella 11.09.2009 ∑ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Zurich (CitySpots) - Thomas Cook Publishing

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?