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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
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Review of Backpacked: A Reluctant Trip Across Central America - Catherine Ryan Howard

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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
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Review of The Adventures of Bindi Girl: Diving Deep Into the Heart of India - Erin Reese

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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
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Review of Kevin and I in India - Frank Kusy

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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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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
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Review of Marie Potter and the Campervan of Doom - Brian Burke

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