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It felt like Kevin and ME in India

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 itís about a journey in India. Sadly, Iíve read a lot of bad travel writing too but my June freebie from the Kindle Own ...

koshkha 29.06.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Kevin and I in India - Frank Kusy

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Memory Is The Only Mirror: thoughts on Petra

Advantages: The pictures, the words
Disadvantages: Might take a bit of effort to get hold off at a reasonable price in the UK

...To avoid any potential confusion, the book I am referring to is Jane Taylor's tourist guide to Petra (2005 edition) and not the more historically focused Petra & the Nabateans. Guidebooks serve many different purposes: some are to help you decide what ...

hiker 25.10.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Petra - Jane Taylor

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I think my guidebook may be out of date..

Advantages: A delightful way to timetravel,
Disadvantages: Closely printed pages are not the easiest to read.

My family often say that my house represents a retirement home for old books. I can't resist re-homing 19th century household encyclopedias or 1930's recipe books, even if their covers are falling off and there is a page or 2 missing. I sometimes buy mode ...

ryeb 20.05.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Bradshaw's Guide: The 1866 Handbook Reprinted - Middleton Press

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From the Weird to the Wonderful and Wacky!

Advantages: Some amazingly different places to stay
Disadvantages: Some you would have to pay me to stay in!

Bed in a Tree by Bettina Kowalewski ISBN 978-1-4053-3497-6 I bought this unusual book through a charity auction on another website. I have had a couple of other books along these lines and enjoyed planning a stay somewhere different and so I thought this ...

catsholiday 18.09.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Bed in a Tree and Other Amazing Hotels from Around the World - Bettina Kowalewski

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Perfect if You'd Sleep Rough Before You'd Book a Travellodge

Advantages: Something to appeal to everyone at all price points
Disadvantages: I'll need to write a lot of reviews to pay for some of these

What Comes First, the Destination or the Accommodation? When planning a holiday or a short break most people choose a destination, book the flights or train tickets and then go looking for accommodation that fits in with their plans. In Bettina Kowale ...

koshkha 16.01.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Bed in a Tree and Other Amazing Hotels from Around the World - Bettina Kowalewski

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