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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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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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In Europe- travels through the twentieth century, Geert Mak

Advantages: a good read, highly engaging
Disadvantages: not a typical account of history

In Europe is the account of Dutch journalist Geert Mak's 1999 journey through the continent, tracing European history through the 20th century just before the century ended. The book is the story of this journey, combining his own experience with that of ...

Pogue 09.09.2010 · Read full review
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Crossing a Continent - no-one said it would be easy

Advantages: Simply brilliant - travel writing at its best
Disadvantages: None

When you reach the end of Fran Sandham's solo walk across Africa, as he finally dips his toe into the Indian Ocean, you need to go back to the beginning and start again. Lots of books make you want to do that. In this case, you actually need to: in orde ...

hiker 03.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Traversa - Fran Sandham

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