Departures: Shoestring Europe

LONELY PLANET has begun an assault on the European market. This week it publishes On a Shoestring guides to Western Europe ( pounds 14.95), Mediterranean Europe ( pounds 14.95) and Scandinavian and Baltic Europe ( pounds 10.95). It has also produced a second edition of its Eastern Europe guide and three phrase books: Mediterranean Europe ( pounds 3.95), Western Europe ( pounds 3.95) and Scandinavian Europe ( pounds 3.95).