Latest reviews in Travel Books »

Our stunning shoreline

Advantages: Superb images with excellent accompanying text
Disadvantages: There are too many places to visit!

...Britain's coastline is around nine thousand miles long. Perhaps a lot of people who wish to spend a holiday on Britain's shores would simply be looking for a sandy beach to stretch out on, where the children can paddle safely in the water. “The Living Coa ...

denella 19.02.2012 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of The Living Coast - Dae Sasitorn

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

More than just another travel book

Advantages: Well written, accessible, history and politics as well as travel, a different perspective
Disadvantages: Endnotes not indicated in the text

The title of this book suggests another travel book about adventure in the frozen north, but Sara Wheeler mixes her tales of her own travels with some history of polar exploration and a serious examination of the impact of visitors and of those who wish t ...

elkiedee 31.07.2010 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of The Magnetic North - Sara Wheeler

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

A Journey of Discovery

Advantages: Wonderfully written, the joy of getting to know Zachary Bissinger
Disadvantages: Not so much of a travelogue as a memoir, Buzz Bissinger can be unpleasant at times

Buzz Bissinger is a Pulitzer Prize winning writer who has a mentally disabled son called Zach who is now in his late 20s. Zach is the younger of Bissinger's twin sons who were born 13 weeks early. Zach was born a mere 3 minutes after his brother Gerry but ...

rosebud2001 11.09.2012 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Father's Day - Buzz Bissinger

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Time out - the king of travel books

Advantages: extremely informative. easy to navigate
Disadvantages: might be too much information for some people to take in

... The best city guide by a mile Time out is a publishing company based in London that publishes magazines and travel guides for international cities. When I am visiting a new place I usually buy the time out travel guide and I find it invaluable. The ...

jipp05 27.07.2010 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Time Out Barcelona - Time Out Guides

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Hunt Out Hidden Mickeys

Advantages: Good size to carry around and really helpful
Disadvantages: You have to keep going back to find them all!

About six years ago we took our children to Orlando for the first time. I thought I would hate Disneyland and all the rest but actually I surprised myself by having a really good time. We have now visited four times with another trip planned next year so ...

Meggysmum 08.11.2009 ·
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Hidden Mickeys - Steven M. Barrett

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?