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Book Review: Japanland by Karin Miuller – Japan Asia
Book Review: Japanland by Karin Miuller – Japan Asia Mary Keener recommends Japanland, subtitle A Year in Search of Wa, dedicated to the people of Japan, as a read for those seeking laughter, understanding and knowledge about this small island
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Norman Lewis View of the World – Book Review
Philip Blazdell profiles a compilation of the works of the travel-writing great, Norman Lewis.
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The Ginger Tree – Book Review
Philip Blazdell reviews The Ginger Tree, following more than forty years of East-West relationships and the development of modern Japan first through the eyes of this very young and naive girl and, th
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A Pike in the Basement – Book Review
Don't read Philip Blazdell's mouth-watering review
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Ulysses Travel Guides – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ulysses Travel Guides – Montreal, Quebec, Canada Ulysses Travel Guides Montréal 2001 is a comprehensive softbound guidebook concerning the largest French-speaking city in North America, Montréal. The authors, Francois Rémillard (Exploring) and Benoit Prieur (Portrait) have done a masterful job of writing a succinct guide that appeals to the traveller, tourist and even the locals. The book divides itself into eight sections […]
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Dominican Republic Travel Book Review
Dominican Republic For those of you who are not purchasing a package deal to the Dominican Republic and are travellers as distinguished from tourists, the handy sixth edition of Ulysses’ softbound edition of Dominican Republic may prove very useful. This publication was authored by Benoit Prieur and Pascale Couture and is filled with an abundance […]
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Paris for Free (Or Extremely Cheap)
Paris for Free (Or Extremely Cheap) Paris For Free (Or Extremely Cheap) One of the complaints we often hear about Paris is that it so expensive to visit. In fact it has a reputation of being one of the most expensive cities in the world. Mark Beffart’s slim guidebook Paris For Free (Or Extremely Cheap) dispels this belief, and as my […]
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Venice in Context: The Independent Traveler’s Guide to Venice
Venice in Context: The Independent Traveler’s Guide to Venice Venice in Context: The Independent Traveler’s Guide to Venice How would you like to visit Venice with your own personal professional tour guide walking next to you and pointing out the magnificent art and history of this ancient city? Robert Wayne has authored, as part of his European series, a fascinating book entitled Venice in […]
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The Practical Nomad Guide To The Online Travel Marketplace
The Practical Nomad Guide To The Online Travel Marketplace The Practical Nomad Guide To The Online Travel Marketplace If an award were to be given to one of the most complete and informative guides pertaining to the topic of the Internet and travel, Edward Hasbrouck’s book entitled The Practical Nomad Guide To The Online Travel Marketplace would probably merit nomination. This softbound guide is […]
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Begums, Thugs, and White Mughals: The Journals of Fanny Parkes
Begums, Thugs, and White Mughals: The Journals of Fanny Parkes Begums, Thugs, and White Mughals: The Journals of Fanny Parkes Date of first publication: 1850 Eland publication date: November 1, 2002 Fanny Parkes, who lived in India between 1822 and 1846, was the ideal travel writer – courageous, indefatigably curious and determinedly independent. She arrived as the prim wife of a minor Civil Servant and […]
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