Tosses and Turns: Why Guidebooks Are Lost on Me

by KB Meniado Welcome to Tosses and Turns, where I rant-chant about whatever reading-related issue that has been keeping me up at night. This time, I want to talk about travel guidebooks, as I’ve just returned from a trip abroad, where I noticed other travelers leafing through their guidebooks. Let me tell you upfront that I don’t use guidebooks. I owned one about Taiwan and a couple of tiny Lonely Planet books on Hongkong, China and Japan. I bought the first one after my trip (don’t know why I did that; probably just the book hoarder in me) and I got…