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The Wild Rover
Review of The Wild Rover - Mike Parker by ryeb

Advantages: Makes me want to put my walking boots on, authors sense of humour
Disadvantages: Relatively poor quality illustrations, some subjects not covered in depth.

...picked up a copy of The Wild Rover to give me something to read on a long train journey. Described on the cover as a "blistering journey along Britain's footpaths", I first thought this non fiction travel book seemed a little dull. I like walking myself ... Read review

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Excellent review. by Dentolux
Sounds like an ok read for a train journey! Ann by anwar
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16.03.2015 12:01
True story of a wandering free spirit - Into the Wild
Review of Into The Wild - Jon Krakauer by StewwyB

Advantages: A very free spririt, there aren't enough interesting people in the world like him
Disadvantages: I would have liked more research from the author

...For those who don’t know, Into the Wild is the true story of Chris McCandless, a mid twenties American graduate from a privileged background who turned ... Read review

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VH review, thank you. by jb0077
Good review! by morticiaaddams

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02.03.2015 20:25
A Stranger in Strange Lands
Review of Stranger to History - Aatish Taseer by hiker

Advantages: Interesting viewpoints, well-written
Disadvantages: None

Aatish Taseer was born of out of a short week of passion between a Sikh Indian mother and a Pakistani Muslim father. The mother was a journalist; the father a politician. That week of passion was to be all it was, despite subsequent attempts at hushing ... Read review

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great review...Joe by jpeggy1
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19.02.2015 22:38
Very Interesting and Informative Book
Review of The Disneylands That Never Were - Shaun Finnie by babybear42

Advantages: Gave me an insight into how Disney works.
Disadvantages: Made me sad that they didn't build everything.

...times and I've even tried the Disney Cruis ... Read review

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I would have preferred to read a little more "review subject" specific information here. R. by RICHADA
not bad by StewwyB
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16.02.2015 13:10
Definitely ready to take my first steps around the world!
Review of The Rough Guide to the First-Time Around the World - Edition 2 - Doug Lansky by emsi

Advantages: Lots of useful information, easy to read, funny.
Disadvantages: None for me.

...off on my travels at the beginning of 2016 so I am currently binge reading all the information I can get whether it's travel guides on the countries I plan to visit, fiction written about epic journies or some of the myriad of br ... Read review

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e :o) by euphie
I love planning trips. Enjoy! by Pointress
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07.02.2015 17:12
Life In Tibet: variations of 'truth'
Review of A Year in Tibet - Sun Shuyun by hiker

Advantages: An insight into real life in Tibet
Disadvantages: You can't take everything at face value

...the invasion of Tibet as a ... Read review

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e :o) by euphie
well covered by danielclark691
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01.02.2015 14:11
Always Time For One More Adventure
Review of Our Dusty Paradise - Linda Caine by hiker

Advantages: Evocative and personal
Disadvantages: None

...but for the fact that our story-teller never really has crises. Stuff happens, she makes a decision, and if that means changing the whole course of her life…well, why not? Back in 2004 I went on a wa ... Read review

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Obviously, thanks to the personal connection here, you end up right under the skin of this particular subject - which made for an unusually interesting read. R. by RICHADA
Nice :) by LiveMusicLoverLyn
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28.01.2015 19:52
Not as boring as its newspaper namesake...
Review of The "Times" Reference Atlas of the World by ravingreviewer

Advantages: Vast information.
Disadvantages: None seen.

Being someone who has a bit of a technical mind when it comes to reading maps and other related pieces of information or suchlike (but anything more would be too much!), I was happy when my parents were given this as a Christmas present from my uncle and ... Read review

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sounds interesting I like informative books about the world by siberian-queen
vh :o) by euphie
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26.01.2015 15:01
Pleasure to read
Review of How Low Can You Go? - Tom Chesshyre by DanielFullard

Advantages: Entertaining
Disadvantages: Short

The title of this book mislead me a little bit as I imagined the tale would be more about the budget airlines Tom Chessyre travels on, but thankfully this is not merely a tale of small seats and limited baggage claims. Instead what we have here is a book ... Read review

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Need a bit more info sorry for a higher rate by StewwyB
Sounds readable. by ryeb
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27.12.2014 21:29
Hiking with Teresa in the Picos de Europa
Review of Picos De Europa - Sunflower Books by cr01

Advantages: A good little pocket guide book
Disadvantages: A little narrow in content

It’s only when you travel and hike abroad do you realise just how excellent the British Ordinance Survey Maps are. There is no other country (to my knowledge) that comes close to offering the same level of detail or accuracy that our OS Maps provide. Wh ... Read review

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vh x by cornishchic
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29.11.2014 15:24
A good guide to the city of Istanbul
Review of Lonely Planet Istanbul - Lonely Planet by mumsymary

Advantages: Good info
Disadvantages: ?

...I also took out the lonely planet city guide from the library. The Lonely planet city guide is a slightly larger book to the rough guide it is 13 cm x 20cm x 1.25cm. 1/4 cm it has 244 pages, I think the font/script ... Read review

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Sounds like a good investment. by KateHurst
Nicely reviewedx by Chippytarka

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10.11.2014 05:49
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The rough guide which helped us in Istanbul.
Review of The Rough Guide to Istanbul - Terry Richardson by mumsymary

Advantages: good info
Disadvantages: none

...of books about Istanbul from the library one was this pocket rough guide written by Terry Richardson. I have used rough g ... Read review

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well reviewed by danielclark691
VH :-) by Scotlass712
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06.11.2014 06:29
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A Castle in Spain (Catalunya)
Review of A Castle in Spain - Matthew Parris by StewwyB

Advantages: Interesting history about the castle and the role it has played
Disadvantages: Look for this book second hand, its RRP is expensive

Matthew Parris and a small group of family and close friends bought a ruin of a castle called L’Avenc in the Catalunya region of northern Spain in 1997. This book is about the problems and triumphs he encountered whilst renovating it, the hurdles he had t ... Read review

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Sounds interesting. by Kukana
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03.11.2014 09:36
Buying this might just be the number one 'Must Don't'
Review of India: 55 Must See Places & 50 Must Do Things - Destination Infinity by koshkha

Advantages: Some good ideas of things to do
Disadvantages: Some very poor listings on places to go

Is that really all you need to do for an e-book? ‘India: 55 Must See Places and 50 Must Do Things’ by Destination Infinity is the sort of book whose sheer mediocrity inspires me. It inspires me to think “Hell’s teeth! Someone thought this was worth an ... Read review

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Great review x by yazoo88
Well reviewed x by xmum2fourx
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22.07.2014 19:19
It felt like Kevin and ME in India
Review of Kevin and I in India - Frank Kusy by koshkha

Advantages: Dripping with authenticity and honesty
Disadvantages: I have to give it back as it was only a loaner

Give me a good travel book and you can shut me up for days I am susceptible to the temptations of good travel writing especially if it’s about a journey in India. Sadly, I’ve read a lot of bad travel writing too but my June freebie from the Kindle Own ... Read review

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Wonderful review by supercityfan
Your review, I mean. by CelticSoulSister
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29.06.2014 16:56
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