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Get Your Kicks With Billy

Advantages: A really interesting journey, Billy's engaging writing style
Disadvantages: Not as in depth as some travel books

..."Get your kicks on Route 66" goes the song. As someone who grew up on rock and roll and dreamt of the wide spaces of America from Glasgow, Billy Connolly has always had a fascination with the iconic Route 66. In Billy Connolly's Route 66, he travels the f ...

eilidhcatriona 06.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Billy Connolly's Route 66 - Billy Connolly

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Oh Well, If I ever get the big Premium Bond Win!

Advantages: A book to set your dreaming
Disadvantages: Most are far too expensive for the average person to stay in

A Place To Stay Author: Shelley-Maree Cassidy Photography: Grant Sheehan My husband and I love travelling and because of this we have more than the average number of travel type book on our shelves. We tend to get given these for gifts by family and fr ...

catsholiday 09.08.2012 · Read full review
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Review of A Place to Stay: 30 Extraordinary Hotels - Shelley-Maree Cassidy

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A short hop to a cheeky half

Advantages: A good beginners guide to walking in Hertfordshire
Disadvantages: Does not educate or challenge

The Pub Strolls series of books is published by Countryside Books, and covers 22 areas of Britain, from Devon to the Yorkshire Dales. Each Pub Strolls book is a slim paper back measuring 15cm by 21cm (just a little too large to fit into your poc ...

dee7778 20.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Pub Strolls In Hertfordshire - Alan Charles

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Move to the Country

Advantages: Interesting insights
Disadvantages: Somehow it didn't 'grab' me as much as I'd hoped

Perhaps it's a little unfair to come to A House in Fez still inspired by the storytelling of Tahir Shah's In Arabian Nights, because this is a very different take on Morocco, aimed (as a book) no doubt at a very different market, but reading the two in qu ...

hiker 01.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of A House in Fez - Suzanna Clarke

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