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Superficial and Repetitive

Advantages: At least it doesn't weigh much
Disadvantages: Superficial and silly. Poorly structured and annoying

Travelling Light I have a few ideal travel companions; my husband, my bear, a hefty first aid kit and the Dorling Kindersley guide to wherever Iím going. Everything else is a bonus. If easyJet and Ryanair have their way, thatíll be pretty much any of ...

koshkha 31.03.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Frommer's Marrakech Day by Day - Kerry Walker

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More than just another travel book

Advantages: Well written, accessible, history and politics as well as travel, a different perspective
Disadvantages: Endnotes not indicated in the text

The title of this book suggests another travel book about adventure in the frozen north, but Sara Wheeler mixes her tales of her own travels with some history of polar exploration and a serious examination of the impact of visitors and of those who wish t ...

elkiedee 31.07.2010 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Magnetic North - Sara Wheeler

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Prague city guide

Advantages: Good level of detail and recommendations
Disadvantages: Not very easy to use initially

We went to Prague on a mystery tour, not being told where we were going until we got to the airport, so this book was bought on a whim from East Midlands Airport (a lot of my travel guides are like that!) Twenty of us went together and this was the only ...

sk0680 22.02.2008 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Prague (Lonely Planet City Guides) - Neil Wilson

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A Grey Guidebook

Advantages: The best of a small number of resources, lots of listings
Disadvantages: Geared more towards NGO staff than tourists

...The world's youngest country (only Ciao do not recognise its legitimacy) there is still very little printed tourist literature available on Kosovo so when I was looking for something to give me an overview of the country for my 2010 trip, there wasn't muc ...

fizzytom 13.02.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Kosovo - Gail Warrander

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My First Pink and White Guide Book

Advantages: Small, compact and easy to follow
Disadvantages: Photos could be larger

I own a very large number of guide books. The shelves above my computer are full of books taking me to countries like Iceland, Brazil, Dubai, Turkey, Bermuda etc etc. Although, when travelling I very rarely use a guide book as I prefer to sniff places and ...

Praski 04.05.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Charming Small Hotel Guides Austria - Paul Wade

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