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Treasures of the Musee D’Orsay
Treasures of the Musee D’Orsay Treasures of the Musée D’Orsay For many of us a trip to one of the greatest museums in the world, Musée D’Orsay in Paris, can prove to be mindboggling. We are not only overwhelmed with the magnificent art that is on display but we never seem to have enough time or energy to view a […]
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Beyond The Mountain: True Tales About Montreal
Beyond The Mountain: True Tales About Montreal Beyond The Mountain: True Tales About Montreal Next to Paris, Montréal is the largest francophone city in the world; a city filled with intriguing tales. Stuart Nulman, captures some of this intrigue, with his assembling of tidbits, anecdotes and other trivia, in his book, Beyond The Mountain: True Tales About Montreal. Nulman, as the book […]
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The Practical Nomad: How to Travel Around the World
The Practical Nomad: How to Travel Around the World The Practical Nomad: How to Travel Around the World You finally decided to take the plunge and travel around the world! How do you plan this awesome undertaking? Where do you start? Around-the-world experienced travel specialist and industry insider, Edward Hasbrouck, has published his second edition to his comprehensive guide The Practical Nomad: How to […]
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Travels into the Interior of Africa
Travels into the Interior of Africa Travels into the Interior of Africa Date of first publication: 1799 Eland publication date: October 30, 2003 ‘Soon after my return from the East Indies, in 1793, having learned that the noblemen and gentlemen, associated for the purpose of prosecuting Discoveries in the Interior of Africa, were desirous of engaging a person to explore that […]
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Women Who Lived and Loved North of 60
Women Who Lived and Loved North of 60 Women Who Lived and Loved North of 60 Readers will be edified and fascinated by editor and publisher Toni Graeme’s unique collection of essays pertaining to Canada’s North entitled Women Who Lived and Loved North of 60. As Graeme mentions in her introduction, “Canada’s North has long held a fascination for many people the world […]
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Travel Writing
Travel Writing Travel Writing You would like to become a travel writer. Why, it sounds so easy and glamorous. Just write about a place, its people, landscape, weather, flora and fauna. You may even want to throw in something about history, politics, culture and folklore. However, before deciding to give up your day job, a good idea […]
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Globetrotter Dogma: 100 Canons for Escaping the Rat Race and Exploring the World
Globetrotter Dogma: 100 Canons for Escaping the Rat Race and Exploring the World Globetrotter Dogma: 100 Canons for Escaping the Rat Race and Exploring the World Bruce Northam divides this book up into 104 Canons (separate tips) on how to make the most of the places and people you visit while travelling. For many beginning travellers, being able to ‘read between the lines’ is an important skill to […]
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Exploring Old Montreal
Exploring Old Montreal Exploring Old Montreal It is always a pleasure to be able to refer to a slim, compact guidebook packed with information that easily fits into your back pocket or purse. Alan Hustak’s well researched entertaining and informing guidebook, Exploring Old Montreal, certainly qualifies as one such book. Hustak explores Old Montréal in providing his readers […]
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You Are Here: Traveling with JohnnyJet.com
You Are Here: Traveling with JohnnyJet.com With the thousands of Internet travel guidebooks to choose from it is very difficult to separate the good from the mediocre. You can literally devote days trying to figure out which guide will reveal the most useful information pertaining to the best air-fares, hotels, cars, lodging, student travel, medical […]
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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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