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Don't take oldies for granted - you never know what they might do

Advantages: Amusing in places
Disadvantages: Annoying in others

...Sweet old dears? Looks can be deceptive Growing Old Outrageously by Hilary Linstead and Elisabeth Davies is a travel book that will either delight you with the scope of the protagonists' retirement adventures and their willingness to have a go at any ...

koshkha 28.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Growing Old Outrageously - Hillary Linstead

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JOLLY GOOD ADVICE.

Advantages: Factual and easy to source information.
Disadvantages: Slight changes in law but nothing to deflate the books' value.

Since living and working in France, I have read many books on the subject of people coming here to set up home, because it interests me, and because I wondered what kind of advice people are taking, since many make classic mistakes on their move here, mis ...

thingywhatsit 07.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Going to Live in France - Alan Hart

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Good Grub Guide

Advantages: Comprehensive guide to a range of restaurants, well laid out and easy to refer to
Disadvantages: It costs a lot to visit them all

...received this at the end of last year from the Amazon Vine* programme. I chose it because my boyfriend and I enjoy eating out and I thought it would be a good way to discover new restaurants. The Guide has now been going 60 years, always with the aim on ...

Essexgirl2006 14.06.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Good Food Guide - Which? Books

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Travellers Tales

Advantages: Interesting stuff...
Disadvantages: ... but quite annoying and not necessarily true

Some 30-odd years ago Paul Theroux, then half the age he is now, travelled overland across Europe and Asia. The result was “his best known book” (apparently) – The Great Railway Bazaar. My only previous encounter with the author was Riding the Iron ...

hiker 26.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of 'The Great Railway Bazaar' - Paul Theroux

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