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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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In A Sunburned Country
In A Sunburned Country In A Sunburned Country, Bill Bryson Book Review In A Sunburned Country, by Bill Bryson. Broadway Books, 2001. 335 pages. Click here to buy it online! My mother lived in Australia before she was married and one of my best friends lives in New South Wales as I write this review. But I do not […]
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Shitty Pretty, How to Stay Clean and Healthy While Traveling
Shitty Pretty, How to Stay Clean and Healthy While Traveling Shitting Pretty, How to Stay Clean And Healthy While Traveling The title of the book may sound somewhat crude, however, if you are a traveler, I am sure you have at one time or another been a victim of “Montezuma’s revenge” or “Tourista.” No doubt most of us are aware that these are common terms […]
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National Geographic The Photographs
National Geographic The Photographs National Geographic The Photographs How can we best describe the National Geographic’s publication, The Photographs? Creative, aesthetic, unnatural perspectives, abstract, ultra realistic, surreal, vibrant, and the list of adjectives is endless! However, I guess what best sums up this book is that it constitutes one of the most important and impressive contributions to photojournalism. It […]
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Almost French
Almost French Almost French Almost French – Click here to buy this book Sarah Turnbull, an Australian independent backpacker, meets Frédéric, a working Parisian lawyer, in Bucharest. She accepts his invitation to visit Paris for two weeks and subsequently, returns for a lifetime. Ms. Turnbull tells her story of adapting to French culture and of being adopted […]
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