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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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Arresting Accommodation

Advantages: Lovely illustrations; unusual ideas; range of prices
Disadvantages: Some are pretty far flung so not useful to all travellers

Bettina Kowalewski’s “Bed in a Tree: and other amazing hotels around the world” is a beautifully illustrated and inspiring travel book with a difference. Most of us, when we plan a vacation, choose the destination first then think about the accommodation ...

fizzytom 07.08.2011 · 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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Not as boring as its newspaper namesake...

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 ...

ravingreviewer 26.01.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The "Times" Reference Atlas of the World

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A cynics tale.

Advantages: None
Disadvantages: Its not funny, tells me little about New Zealand

...I really enjoy reading travel books, especially if they also make me laugh. I have read all the books by Bill Bryson and have enjoyed them all. A recent trip to my local library looking for something to lift my mood, I came across a travel book about New ...

anwar 08.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of A Land of Two Halves - Joe Bennett

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