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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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You'll Soon Be Tired of Pubs

Advantages: Lots of suggestions, some bits of London I hadn't considered visiting
Disadvantages: Some suggestions are bizarre and suggest a lack of imagination from the writer

...in hardcover in 2012, "Tired of London Tired of Life" is a take on the quote by Samuel Johnson that "when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford". This book, therefore is designed to reigni ...

MentalSarcasm 27.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Tired of London, Tired of Life: One Thing A Day To Do in London - Tom Jones

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Top sights and local life made easy...

Advantages: Easy to locate information, doesn't take up a lot of room, map included
Disadvantages: You may want a book with a bit more detail and places

I have recently returned from a trip to Sydney which was made a lot easier thanks to this guide. Just before I left I received a Waterstone’s gift certificate which I used to purchase the book. I wanted to find something that was easy to read and nice a ...

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Review of Lonely Planet Pocket Sydney - Peter Dragicevich

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A 10 out of 10 from me!

Advantages: Great tips, and information
Disadvantages: None

It was a few years ago that I went on holiday to Malta with my friends. Recently while tidying my room, I found my Eyewitnesses travel book of Malta and Gozo, which I purchased before going on my holiday. One of my friends that I was travelling with act ...

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Review of Top 10 Malta and Gozo - DK Eyewitness Travel

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Round Ireland in a Tank

Advantages: A witty and charming journey of discovery
Disadvantages: A little unfocused. A map would have been useful

A book critic recently proposed the theory that every travel book needs a fridge. This was based on comedian Tony Hawks' book 'Round Ireland with a Fridge' - the most extreme example of high-concept travel writing. The critic claimed that most such writer ...

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Review of McCarthy's Bar - Pete McCarthy

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