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Rough Giude vs. Lonely Planet

Posted by chopin on 9/12/2009 at 21:38

Hi guys, I'd like to know your opinion: between RG and LP, which is a better travel guide? ...

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Feedback wanted on 2 books on SEA

Posted by Lawoat on 11/7/2009 at 20:01

Hi All, Has anyone read the following books? Some comments or review are highly appreciated... The Indochina Chronicles (Travels In Laos, Cambodia And Vietnam) - Phil Karber Contemporary Southeast Asia (Second Edition) by Beeson, Mark (Ed.) ...

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No Touch Monkey - Ayun Halliday

Posted by travelingchinese on 4/7/2009 at 00:44

I am reading this now - hilarious backpacking short stories by Ayun Halliday. It was published in 2003 - and some of the stores are from the 90s - so I wouldn't use it as a travel guide - just a great read. Available online via: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk. (Amazon links added in by Somtam2000) ...

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Honeymoon with My Brother - Good travel read

Posted by exacto on 30/6/2009 at 02:07

Here's a recommend for a good travel book and fun read called Honeymoon with My Brother . It's about a 30-something guy who has a major life-changing event and winds up spending the better part of two years travelling the globe, including a good stint in SEA. Lots of fun stories and great insights about where and why we travel. Anyone else have suggestions for books to read while travelling? Cheers. ...

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Best Travel Guides.......

Posted by think87 on 14/3/2009 at 05:07

Will be doing a month in thailand as well as 5 other countries in SE asia later this year. im looking for guides to buy for those countries especially thailand. rough guide to thailand, lonely planet.. etc. any recommendations on the Best guid to buy? ...

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Southeast Asia Guide: Loney Planet or Let's Go????

Posted by angiulet on 12/1/2008 at 04:16

I am beginning to plan my trip in SE Asia for next summer. I was thinking to buy one of these guides that incorporate the whole region...I know they are heavy but I guess they are worth. Or not? Which one should I get?...the Lonely Planet "SE on a shoestring" or the Let's Go "Southeast Asia"?? i don't think that buying a guide for each country I am planning to visit would be a good idea. I am afraid that buying these kind of guide I will miss many important info that I would normally find in a ...

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