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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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Book Review: The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw by Bruce Barcott – Belize, Central America
Book Review: The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw by Bruce Barcott – Belize, Central America Not much has been written about Belize. Mary Keener found this book not only welcomed, needed and informative, but also spellbinding.
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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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Berlitz Ocean Cruising & Cruise Ships 2004
Berlitz Ocean Cruising & Cruise Ships 2004 Berlitz Ocean Cruising & Cruise Ships 2004 If you have ever taken a cruise you know how frustrating it can be just deciding which cruise to take? There are probably hundreds of books on the topic, not to mention the endless number of newspaper, magazine and Internet articles. Now along comes a guide that probably […]
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Converstaions with Cuba
Converstaions with Cuba Conversations With Cuba Good travel writing must encompass an author’s ability to leave a good deal of his preconceptions and certainties at home and view everything from a different perspective. Conversations With Cuba, authored by C. Peter Ripley does not disappoint the reader in presenting Cuba in an impartial and unbiased light that for many […]
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The World’s Cheapest Destinations
The World’s Cheapest Destinations The World’s Cheapest Destinations Is there such a place as a cheap travel destination? Writer and seasoned traveler, Tim Leffel has written about a wide range of topics, from sailing on the Nile to hanging out with holy men, while he roamed three times around the world. Apparently, he has sampled everything from Kentucky bourbon […]
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