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"I Came, I Saw, I Drank Cocktails and Judged Other People"

Advantages: Occasionally she writes something insightful and authentic
Disadvantages: If I had to travel with this woman I would get locked up for violence.

Free and worth exactly what I paid A couple of months ago I discovered that membership of the Amazon ‘Prime’ scheme entitles Kindle owners to use the ‘Kindle Owners’ Lending Library’. This means that anyone who pays for the fast delivery scheme calle ...

koshkha 18.02.2013 · Read full review
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Review of I Come Alone - Michelle J Coote

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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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The Queen of crime goes global

Advantages: Beautifully-presented volume, of great interest to Christie fans
Disadvantages: Of arguably specialist interest

Agatha Christie and the worldwide tour In 1922 Agatha Christie, already the author of three very successful books, was happily married with a small daughter, and her heart’s desire was to continue writing while she led a quiet life in the country. ...

JOHNV 06.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of Mystery - Agatha Christie

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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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Hints To Lady Travellers

Advantages: An entertaining read, and insight into difficulties and prejudices of another age
Disadvantages: The full text of the origiinal volume is not given, few illustrations

I was given "Hints To Lady Travellers" by Lillias Campbell Davidson last year, by a friend who rightly thought a reprint of a 1889 travel book would appeal to me. I collect old "how-to" books but I don't have many original ones on this subject, so a copy ...

ryeb 24.06.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Hints To Lady Travellers - Lillias Campbell Davidson

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