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Florida Gulf Coast
Florida Gulf Coast Florida Gulf Coast The second edition of Travel Smart’s Florida Gulf Coast, authored by Carol J. Perry, gives us a broad perspective of the Florida Gulf Coast or as it is also known, the West Coast of Florida. This area of Florida stretches from the Panhandle or Pensacola all the way to Naples. It includes […]
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Adventure Guide To The Cayman Islands
Adventure Guide To The Cayman Islands Adventure Guide To The Cayman Islands Travel writer and photographer, Paris Permenter and John Bigley, with their guidebook, Adventure Guide To The Cayman Islands – 2nd Edition, have given travelers a new way to appreciate the magnificent Cayman Islands. The authors are well known travel writers who have published over twenty-seven books, and have updated […]
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You Can Write For Magazines
You Can Write For Magazines You Can Write For Magazines Have you ever considered writing for magazines but were not quite sure how to go about it? Perhaps, you have wondered how magazines work? How do go about selling your articles? What about ideas, where do you find them? These and many more topics are elaborated upon in Greg Daugherty’s […]
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There is No Toilet Paper on the Road Less Traveled
There’s No Toilet Paper on the Road Less Traveled Review by Norman Goldman Laughter certainly is the best medicine and there is nothing to replace a good laugh in times when there are threats of terrorism, the falling stock market and your mother-in-law coming to live with you. There’s No Toilet Paper on the Road […]
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Last Stand: America’s Virgin Islands
Last Stand: America’s Virgin Islands When you open up National Geographic’s coffee table photo album entitled Last Stand: America’s Virgin Islands you immediately are aware of very unusual photographic techniques. A quick glance to the back of the book succinctly explains: “The photographs appearing in this book represent two types of work. Roughly half were shot on color transparency film. […]
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Insight Guides Florida
Insight Guides Florida Insight Guides Florida There are a vast number of guidebooks devoted to Florida. Some are very helpful others you might as well save your money, as the information contained is nothing more than what you would usually receive from the travel department for the State of Florida. However, it is not very often when you […]
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Danger! True Stories of Trouble and Survival
Danger! True Stories of Trouble and Survival Danger! True Stories of Trouble and Survival It was quite intriguing to learn that when the publisher of the book entitled Danger! True Stories of Trouble and Survival attempted to mail me a copy of their book it was returned to them due to “heightened security reasons.” Furthermore, the US Postal Service insisted that the […]
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Long Island Alive
Long Island Alive Long Island Alive Francine Silverman, where were you when I needed you? When I was a teenager growing up in Montreal in the 1950s I would look forward to my summers visiting my sister in Long Island, New York. It is too bad I did not have at the time a copy of Francine Silverman’s […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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