The Rough Guide to Wales

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Rough Guides Limited, May 1, 2009 - Travel - 536 pages
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The Rough Guide to Wales is the ultimate travel guide with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions in Wales. Discover the vibrant regions of Wales from the world-famous Valleys and Welsh male voice choirs to the trendy bars of Cardiff Bay. Savour the gastronomic delights in Wales from regional wine to Welsh Laverbread, explore all corners of Wales on scenic walks, or take a detailed look at Wales' history and culture, from the Celts and druids to modern post-devolution politics. Find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in Wales whilst relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels in Wales, bars in Wales, restaurants in Wales and shops in Wales to cater for all budgets. Unearth the best Welsh outdoor pursuits; including some of the best mountain and coastal walks in Wales, and activities from surfing on the Gower to rock-climbing in Snowdonia. With the clearest maps of Wales and useful Welsh language section, this Rough Guide will take you to the very best attractions Wales has to offer.

Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Wales.

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User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

I liked the brutal honesty in this guide. It's helped me to focus some on where I'd like to go. It seems one of the big challenges is getting around in Wales and I wish it had more suggested ... Read full review

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User Review  - Long - Goodreads

The same as Lonely Planet series, the Rough Guides are good with easy-reading and frequently updated information which is helpful to the travellers. Yet, the appearance, text styles, and the lack of illustrations like DK Books let me take down on it. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Mike Parker has had a varied career, which at one point saw him working as a stand-up comedian. He has been widely published and also presents various travel programmes for radio and television. His books to date include the Rough Guide to Wales as well as several other guide books. He writes freelance travel pieces for most of the UK papers, including the Independent, the Independent on Sunday, the Guardian, the Sunday Times and the Mirror.

The Rough Guide to New Zealand is written by an established team of experts Laura Harper, Tony Mudd and Paul Whitfield. Paul Whitfield lives in Auckland and has been writing for Rogh guides since the mid-nineties. Tony Mudd and Laura Harper live in Suffolk and spend as much of their time as possible talking and writing about New Zealand, for both the British and New Zealand media.

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