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In The Big Wide World

Advantages: Lots of picture, interesting, inspiring, easy to dip into
Disadvantages: Sometimes implies Russ has done something he hasn't, some photos in the wrong sections

I am what you might call a vicarious traveller. I would love to travel the world but am not able to at this point in my life, so I travel from my living room, watching TV and reading books. Among my favourites are the Long Way Round and Long Way Down show ...

eilidhcatriona 31.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Big Earth - Russ Malkin

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A Journey of Discovery

Advantages: Wonderfully written, the joy of getting to know Zachary Bissinger
Disadvantages: Not so much of a travelogue as a memoir, Buzz Bissinger can be unpleasant at times

Buzz Bissinger is a Pulitzer Prize winning writer who has a mentally disabled son called Zach who is now in his late 20s. Zach is the younger of Bissinger's twin sons who were born 13 weeks early. Zach was born a mere 3 minutes after his brother Gerry but ...

rosebud2001 11.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Father's Day - Buzz Bissinger

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The World According to Lonely Planet

Advantages: Interesting selection of destinations and travel lists
Disadvantages: Quite lightweight in content

Lonely Planet's Best in Travel is an annual book, and I have been given it now three years in a row. Like last year, this book is the more compact version and has 206 pages. Places included are usually based on suggestions by LP reader's and then short-li ...

Essexgirl2006 01.11.2011 · Read full review
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It isn't that lonely a planet!

Advantages: Interesting, can read in stages, good amount of information
Disadvantages: None

...Last year, I finally subscribed to the lonely planet magazine and with my subscription received a sign up gift which was the ‘Best in travel’ 2010 guide. I have really enjoyed this guide over the year and occasionally flick through it and have a read and ...

frankiecesca 05.12.2011 · Read full review
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