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Middle East

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    Middle East by Lonely Planet

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    An incredibly broad guide to the Middle East for the budget traveller looking for brief historical and cultural information, listings and travel logistics.
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    Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula by Lonely Planet

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    Standard practical guide from Lonely Planet, one of very few which covers such a broad range of countries in this region.
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    Oman & the UAE Insight Guide by Insight

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    Highly recommended as an introduction and for initial planning. It comprises sections on the history and culture followed by a regional descriptive survey and finally practical information. The whole is copiously illustrated with good photos.
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    Dubai and Abu Dhabi Top 10 by Eyewitness

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    A pocket-sized, time saving guide to the cities including plenty of colour photographs and top ten lists from the best golf courses to the best natural beauty spots. Also includes useful fold-out maps.
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    Istanbul by Lonely Planet

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    Lonely Planet cover Istanbul ably with plenty of accommodation, restaurant and nightlife listings, and enough information to get you around the major sights.
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    Pocket Istanbul by Lonely Planet

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    A handy, pocket-sized guide to Istanbul. The text is brief and it lacks historical and cultural information, but it points you to the obvious attraction, and it is excellent on travel logistics and listings.
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    Israel & the Palestinian Territories by Lonely Planet

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    A practical guide for the traveller on a budget which includes the Palestinian territories, Sinai and Petra. This new edition boasts 112 maps, but is still fairly weak on cultural and historical information.
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    Abu Dhabi Pocket Guide

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    A pocket-sized, practical guide to Mauritius.
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    Istanbul Pocket Guide & Map by Eyewitness

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    A handy pocket-sized map and guidebook in one - perfect for a weekend break.
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    Pocket Rough Guide to Dubai

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    A colourful pocket guide suited to a short Dubai break, designed to keep you busy night and day, with local knowledge contributing to some excellent recommendations. Rudimentary maps cover the basics.
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    Eastern Turkey by Bradt

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    Bradt's first edition to cover Anatolia, this is the best general guide, well written and informative, balancing practical help with intelligent, concise coverage of the sights.
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    Istanbul by Insight Guides

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    A pocket guide with plenty of photos and 16 walking routes. It's a basic introduction to the city upon which to plan a detailed itinerary.
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    Abu Dhabi

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    Insider's guide to living in Abu Dhabi, containing plenty of information about the country's history, geography, culture and economics. Designed with a view to helping outsiders find a foothold, this guide gives helpful tips on navigating the paperwork, finding a place to live, and insights into life in Abu Dhabi.
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    Iran by Bradt

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    By far the best guide to Iran with a good combination of practical information, selective recommendations and detailed historical and cultural background.
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    Dubai by Luxe

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    A wonderfully decadent fold-out list of the most luxurious destinations in Dubai from hotels to restaurants, bars and shops.
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    Bahrain Mini Guide by Explorer

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    A pocket-sized guide to the essentials of Bahrain and one of the only brief, practical guides available. Includes a useful pull-out map.
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    Dubai Pocket Guide by Berlitz

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    A thorough guide to the region with detailed advice on activities and sights in each neighbourhood, as well as a little historical context. It includes a basic map with transport links.
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    Dubai Restaurants 2013 by Zagat

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    One of the world's favourite guides, Zagat has finally turned it's eyes to the Middle East, and the best (and worst) eateries of Dubai are scrutinised, praised and depricated in Zagat's customary humorous-but-knowing fashion
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    Oman Explorer by Explorer

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    Ostensibly aimed at residents - for whom indeed it is indispensable - but we also highly recommended it to tourists, in particular for its detailed reviews of restaurants, shops and the like in Muscat.
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    Dubai Complete Residents' Guide by Explorer

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    A detailed guide for anyone visiting, working or living in Dubai that includes practical listings for shopping, exploring, eating and drinking, and further in-depth information on relocation and setting up home.
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    Jerusalem Israel, Petra & Sinai by Eyewitness

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    A vibrant, photographic guide to Jerusalem including the Red Sea, the Dead Sea and Sinai. Not for the backpacker looking for practical listings, this is more of a sightseer's companion with graphics and illustrations and good cultural and historical background information.
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    Iran by Lonely Planet

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    A rare, practical guide to Iran. Can be relied upon for accurate listings and logistical information.
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    Jordan by Lonely Planet

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    Another practical guide which offers listings and reliable information on travel logistics, does lack the wealth and standard of cultural and historical information in the Rough Guide equivalent.
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    Dubai by Lonely Planet

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    A slim, practical guide to the city with useful listings for the traveller on a budget, but poor maps.
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    Globetrotter Dubai by Lindsay Bennett

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    Arranged into must-see highlights, with each chapter concluding with 'At-a-glance' practical details. There are colour photographs throughout. The guide covers the city and its surrounds, and is boosted considerably by the excellent pull-out map.