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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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The Bad Girl’s Guide to the Open Road
The Bad Girl’s Guide to the Open Road The Bad Girl’s Guide to the Open Road A Bad Girl’s Guide to the Open Road by Cameron Tuttle begins with the line, “Despite what you’ve seen in the movies, you don’t have to kill a man to go on a road trip. Just wanting to kill someone is enough.” Tuttle believes that the perfect […]
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Cheating Death
Cheating Death Cheating Death One of the most desirous destinations in the world for adventure and survival stories of all sizes and shapes is Alaska. Some of you readers may ask, why Alaska? As pointed out in the introduction to Larry Kaniut’s book entitled Cheating Death, “although other states encompass wilderness in which the citizens confront peril, […]
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Montreal The Unknown City
Montreal The Unknown City Montreal The Unknown City Over the past several years there have been a multitude of guidebooks concerning Montréal. However, there are very few that would not only interest the tourist but also the native Montréaler. Kristan Gravenor and John David Gravenor have published a book entitled Montreal The Unknown City that they have described as […]
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