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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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Food: A Taste of the Road
Food: A Taste of the Road Food: A Taste Of The Road One of the fears of the personal essayist is the possibility of having the readers mutter, “Who cares about your opinions or travels.” Richard Sterling, editor of Food: A Taste Of The Road was certainly ambitious when he put together no less than 49 short essays concerning the inter-relation […]
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Work Around Australia
Work Around Australia Work Around Australia You would like to travel to Australia for a couple of months. However, in order to be able to stay that long you have to find part time work in Australia. Where do you begin and how do you go about looking for work? Work Around Australia, authored by David Sheehan, is […]
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Cayman: A Photographic Journey Through The Islands
Cayman: A Photographic Journey Through The Islands Cayman: A Photographic Journey Through The Islands When we think about Cayman we immediately conceptualize an image of three islands, Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac catering primarily to cruise boats, off-shore banking, golfers and tourists. Little do we know that this is not all there is to these beautiful islands. Photographers Amanda Lumry […]
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Cheap Eats in Paris
Cheap Eats in Paris Cheap Eats in Paris Paris, known as the city of lights, has probably the best cuisine in the world. Parisians live to eat! However, as any tourist who has been to Paris will tell you, the choices and prices of restaurants are overwhelming. Unless you have inside knowledge or have a good Parisian local as […]
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