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No Man is an Island

Advantages: Fascinating and highly readable insight
Disadvantages: Too short!

...If you really want to enjoy a travel book with a difference then I can enthusiastically recommend Ben Fogle’s first book “The Teatime Islands” first published by Penguin Books earlier this year. Ben Fogle is of course the writer and travel presenter w ...

helencbradshaw 08.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Teatime Islands - Ben Fogle

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'allo allo, Dordogne.

Advantages: Brilliantly applicable, essential guide.
Disadvantages: Could have more.

The Rough Guide To The Dordogne & The Lot, Including Bordeaux and its vineyards £12.99 in the shops, you can buy this from £4.64 used, from Amazon. Okay, here are the basics: 431 pages, 8 sections (including some 'picture' sections). For those ...

paulhanton 25.11.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to The Dordogne & the Lot - The Rough Guide

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More Magic For Me!

Advantages: Some interesting information
Disadvantages: No pictures

...As seasoned visitors to Walt Disney World we know our way around the parks really well but the wonderful thing about Disney is that there are always new things to discover. The Brits guide to Orlando is fantastic so when I saw that Susan Veness, one of t ...

Meggysmum 22.03.2011 ·
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Review of The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World - Susan Veness

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Lonely - Plan It

Advantages: A must have for starting a journey
Disadvantages: Carrying around books in your rucksack

There are travel books and there are travel books for tourists who have an abundant supply of money and only two weeks to spend it in, stay at expensive hotels and get a tour bus to wherever it is that their 'guide' suggests that they should visit. I kno ...

stevesingh 16.02.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Indonesia - Lonely Planet

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Wonder Worms

Advantages: a mixture of personal experience and background information
Disadvantages: none

A graduate of medicine is likely to become a physician, a graduate of physics is likely to become a physicist, a graduate of mass communication, however, is likely not to know what kind of job they’ll end up with. A gap year is a good thing for the undeci ...

MALU 04.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of A Carpet Ride To Khiva - Christopher Aslan Alexander

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