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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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The Island at the Center of the World
The Island at the Center of the World The Island at the Center of the World Up to now the preponderant view held by many historians is that Dutch contribution to American history and particularly to that of New York has been one of irrelevancy. As we no doubt realize, the winners write history, and unfortunately, whatever the losers may have contributed, it […]
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Japan, A Working Holiday Guide
Japan, A Working Holiday Guide Japan, A Working Holiday Guide During the past several years there has been considerable interest among many young people to travel to Japan on a working holiday. Many young college grads attend various English teaching courses in their respective countries in order that they may qualify to teach English to the Japanese. In fact, as […]
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Birds & Tuxedos
Birds & Tuxedos Erik R. Trinidad is a Bootsnall member who has contributed a number of travel articles. This is his first published book – self published, handmade edition. At the age of ten, Erik wrote a report on Antarctica and the penguins that live there. Nobody lives in Antarctica. Nobody but penguins. Penguins look […]
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Treasures of the Musee D’Orsay
Treasures of the Musee D’Orsay Treasures of the Musée D’Orsay For many of us a trip to one of the greatest museums in the world, Musée D’Orsay in Paris, can prove to be mindboggling. We are not only overwhelmed with the magnificent art that is on display but we never seem to have enough time or energy to view a […]
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