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Patrick Leigh Fermor - backpacking in 1930's Eastern Europe

Advantages: Just beautiful travel writing
Disadvantages: A little dense in places for my tiny brain

...Patrick Leigh Fermor Author Patrick Leigh Fermor is without doubt one of the more interesting travel writers around. First, Leigh Fermor travelled around Europe as a teen in the mid 1930’s at a time where most people didn’t travel in a “backpacki ...

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Review of The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos - Patrick Leigh Fermor

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Who needs corporations

Advantages: An easy read, shows a side to Americal you didn't know existed
Disadvantages: The trip had to end at some point!

...A Freewheeling Roadtrip In Search Of Non-Corporate USA is how Dave Gorman's latest book describes itself. To many Europeans America is the land of faceless corporations, look a like shopping malls with no individuality with no place for the little man. ...

MrMopp 22.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of America Unchained - Dave Gorman

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Dervla Unravels the Cuban Enigma

Advantages: Great writing, learn lots about Cuba
Disadvantages: Less than usual about the author's own experience

In her latest literary outing, the now elderly and increasingly opinionated travel writer and veteran cyclist Dervla Murphy describes a series of trips to Cuba. The opening section deals with a family trip in late 2005. Readers who have followed Dervla's ...

fizzytom 31.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Island That Dared - Dervla Murphy

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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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Review of Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2011

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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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Review of Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2011

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