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Markus is an enthusiastic traveler, who lives in Houston, TX (USA) most of the time, but also spends some time in Saalfelden, near Salzburg (Austria). He is fascinated by travel and also by his experiences gathered by living in two different countries and continents.

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Sunday, April 13, 2008
Lonely Planet Travel Guides are just made up!

Lonely Planet (one of the bigger publishers of travel guides) admitted to basically making stuff up. Not too surprising I guess. Really, the whole industry seems to have been under suspicion for a while, but still, this is pretty bad.

For more information, check out this link:
http://www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,22049,23530231-5013605,00.html

Oh well. I guess blogs are getting to be a better source of this sort of information, but the problem is, blogs are not organized in a way so someone could use them to prep for a trip. (There might be a business idea in that, actually).

PS: Yes, I haven't blogged in a while, but now I am back... expect more soon! (As well as a recap of what I have been up to in the last few months!).



Posted @ 4:28 PM by Egger, Markus (markus@code-magazine.com) -
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