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Practical gift ideas to positively improve a friend’s life and hobbies

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I’m a big fan of the Dorling Kindersley travel books, which are chock full of photos, maps, diagrams and illustrations. Thanks to the internet there’s really not much point carting around a reference-style guidebook like Lonely Planet—TripAdvisor etc will always be more comprehensive and up-to-date. This makes guidebooks more important for general inspiration and browsing.

This is Practical gift ideas to positively improve a friend’s life and hobbies by Simon Willison, posted on 13th October 2016.

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