Latest reviews in Travel Books »

It felt like Kevin and ME in India

Advantages: Dripping with authenticity and honesty
Disadvantages: I have to give it back as it was only a loaner

Give me a good travel book and you can shut me up for days I am susceptible to the temptations of good travel writing especially if it’s about a journey in India. Sadly, I’ve read a lot of bad travel writing too but my June freebie from the Kindle Own ...

koshkha 29.06.2014 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Kevin and I in India - Frank Kusy

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Backpack Up Your Troubles

Advantages: Short, easy read
Disadvantages: Writer can be irritating at times

I purchased this book through a promotion on Amazon for Kindle books when it was free (now about the £2.50 mark). I have generally found some of the free or 99p purchases for the Kindle to be a bit hit and miss, and had avoided them for a while, in favour ...

Essexgirl2006 28.09.2012 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Backpacked: A Reluctant Trip Across Central America - Catherine Ryan Howard

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Dippy Hippy India on a few Dollars a Day

Advantages: She covers a lot of India
Disadvantages: It's all too spriritual and self-centred for me

...“There’s no place like Om!” Most people who go to India have one of two reactions; they either love it and can’t wait to return, or they hate it and would eat their own eyeballs rather than set foot on Indian soil a second time. I’m firmly in the ‘Lo ...

koshkha 29.05.2012 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of The Adventures of Bindi Girl: Diving Deep Into the Heart of India - Erin Reese

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Get your motor runnin', head out on the highway

Advantages: A slice of 1960s road life
Disadvantages: Too much and too little detail all mixed up together.

Self-imposed Challenges Motorcycle Diaries Across India by Jay S Babu was a temporary acquisition from the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library which offers free e-book ‘loans’ to members of their Amazon Prime scheme. Unlike the other downloads which I’ve ...

koshkha 08.06.2013 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Motorcycle Diaries Across India - Jay S Babu

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Driving on.......and on.........and on

Advantages: Fascinating if you've always wanted to drive round Europe in an elderly vehicle
Disadvantages: A bit repetitive and some of the humour gets rather tired

...It's wizard! No it's not 'Marie Potter and the Campervan of Doom' by Brian Burke is a sometimes entertaining and sometimes irritating account of the author's attempt to spend two years travelling around Europe with his wife Marie (she's Irish so it's ...

koshkha 22.01.2013 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Marie Potter and the Campervan of Doom - Brian Burke

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?