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Lonely Planet's Bad Trip
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Haha, wow []
 
I always kinda wondered that with travel books, actually..

I am traveling for 51 days
Bath, Haltwhistle, London, Füssen, Freiburg, Stuttgart, Speyer, Nördlingen, Salzburg, Hallstatt, Salzburg, Rome, Ostia Antica, Athens, Delphi, Athens
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Wow…

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It’s amazing how many douchebags end up with book deals.  No sympathy for this guy at all.  Everyone else at LP seems to get along just fine. 

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The irony is he’s coming out with this now to sell his own book. 

I am leaving from New York, NY and traveling for 64 days
Reykjavik, London, Lille, Berlin, Kraków, Lviv, Istanbul, Selçuk, Pamukkale, Kızkalesi, Göreme, Kars, Bat'umi, Akhalts'ikhe, Tbilisi, Telavi, Istanbul

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The irony is he’s coming out with this now to sell his own book. 


I also found that funny.

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Makes you wonder if that wasn’t the plan all along…

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I don’t think this sort of thing is exclusive to Lonely Planet.
I remember years and years ago reading a Rolling Stone ‘zine story about how those Harvard kids used to slap together their Let’s Go guidebook info. But they were likely independently wealthy—and not bitter about remuneration.Wink
I like Let’s Go, and I’ve used LP and just about every other guidebook out there, and I’ve gotten helpful info from them along with the occasional outdated/incorrect stuff. I just try to remember that these are guides, not how-to manuals.