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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 Pocket Louvre
The Pocket Louvre The Pocket Louvre A trip to Paris would be incomplete without a visit to the world’s largest museum and probably the most fascinating in the world, the Louvre. The difficulty in visiting the Louvre is that it is overwhelming, as its galleries display over eight centuries of the world’s greatest masterpieces. “The Grand Louvre” is […]
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Writer’s Guide To Places
Writer’s Guide To Places Writer’s Guide To Places Writer’s Guide To Places, authored by Don Prues and Jack Heffron, is an extraordinarily useful guide for writers who wish to discover a sense of many places unfamiliar to them. An astonishing number of lesser-known tidbits are included in the book pertaining to many of the well-known cities located throughout all […]
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2003 Writer’s Market
2003 Writer’s Market 2003 Writer’s Market A book that dates back to 1921 and is into its 82nd edition must be doing something right. The 2003 Writer’s Market has been legitimately called “the writer’s bible,” and editors Kathryn Struckel Brogan and Robert Lee Brewer do not disappoint their readership with this most recent hefty edition. The primary objective […]
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