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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
Norman Lewis View of the World – Book Review
Philip Blazdell profiles a compilation of the works of the travel-writing great, Norman Lewis.
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
A Pike in the Basement – Book Review
Don't read Philip Blazdell's mouth-watering review
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 […]
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 […]
You Can Write For Magazines
You Can Write For Magazines You Can Write For Magazines Have you ever considered writing for magazines but were not quite sure how to go about it? Perhaps, you have wondered how magazines work? How do go about selling your articles? What about ideas, where do you find them? These and many more topics are elaborated upon in Greg Daugherty’s […]
There is No Toilet Paper on the Road Less Traveled
There’s No Toilet Paper on the Road Less Traveled Review by Norman Goldman Laughter certainly is the best medicine and there is nothing to replace a good laugh in times when there are threats of terrorism, the falling stock market and your mother-in-law coming to live with you. There’s No Toilet Paper on the Road […]
Last Stand: America’s Virgin Islands
Last Stand: America’s Virgin Islands When you open up National Geographic’s coffee table photo album entitled Last Stand: America’s Virgin Islands you immediately are aware of very unusual photographic techniques. A quick glance to the back of the book succinctly explains: “The photographs appearing in this book represent two types of work. Roughly half were shot on color transparency film. […]
Insight Guides Florida
Insight Guides Florida Insight Guides Florida There are a vast number of guidebooks devoted to Florida. Some are very helpful others you might as well save your money, as the information contained is nothing more than what you would usually receive from the travel department for the State of Florida. However, it is not very often when you […]