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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
Norman Lewis View of the World – Book Review
Philip Blazdell profiles a compilation of the works of the travel-writing great, Norman Lewis.
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
A Pike in the Basement – Book Review
Don't read Philip Blazdell's mouth-watering review
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 […]
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 […]
Travel Unlimited: Uncommon Adventures for the Mature Traveler
Travel Unlimited: Uncommon Adventures for the Mature Traveler Travel Unlimited: Uncommon Adventures for the Mature Traveler Alison Gardner’s guide Travel Unlimited: Uncommon Adventures for the Mature Traveler is an extremely informative and welcome addition to the world of travel books for those of us who are called “mature travelers” or people who love to travel “in depth.” For that matter, it can even […]
Insight Guide to New England (8th Editions)
Insight Guide to New England (8th Editions) Insight Guide New England (8th Edition) As a travel writer focusing on the New England States, I am always on the look out for informative and well-written guides concerning these interesting states. A well-researched book can provide an excellent window into a particular geographical area’s history, culture, attractions, and its people. Not surprisingly, Insight Guides […]
Beyond the Deep
Beyond the Deep Beyond The Deep What is it that drives cave explorers to descend to unbelievable depths, as if they were involved in an international game of subterranean chess? Perhaps the clues are to be found within the pages of a book entitled Beyond The Deep that chronicles the breathtaking 1994 San Agustin Expedition as told from […]
Take Me With You: A Round-the-World Journey to Invite A Stranger Home
Take Me With You: A Round-the-World Journey to Invite A Stranger Home Take Me With You: A Round-the-World Journey to Invite A Stranger Home Here is something novel to think about. Let us suppose for one minute that you can afford to travel around the world in search of someone you would like to invite back as a visitor to America for one month and you pay […]