This is the story of Wheller's exciting life but it got a little boring! I expected to read more about the unusual moments behind this family's world travels, which were at a time... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Cherri McGarvie
I just read this book and it seemed to be more about how to set up a publishing company and a business.
I expected a travel memoir, something funny/ mystical/ dramatic. Read more
When I first took a travel guide to Africa, it was a Rough Guide, as they appeared to be the market leader. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Etienne Jackson
Those looking for hilarious travel anecdotes should probably look elsewhere for this book by Tony and Maureen Wheeler is far more the nuts and bolts story of two young people... Read morePublished on October 20, 2012 by Paul Lawrence
Way too much info on the personal life and adventures of the founders of Lonely Planet Publications. Read morePublished on July 12, 2011 by JohnA37
It is hard to believe that writers actually produced this text. It is so poorly written, you'd think this was a long essay written by a high schooler. Read morePublished on January 2, 2011 by Nina N.
This book tells of Tony and Maureen's adventures over the years from when they married in England, to how they set up Lonely Planet in Australia and all many, many years of travel... Read morePublished on January 12, 2010 by Two Steps Far
I'm not actually a follower of Lonely Planet guide books. I picked this up from the travel essay section of the bookstore on a whim. I'm glad I did! Read morePublished on September 12, 2009 by SLR
I didn't quite finish this book.
It's a fairly interesting story of how Tony & Maureen Wheeler founded Lonely Planet. :)
It was a little slow for me, though.