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Top sights and local life made easy...

Advantages: Easy to locate information, doesn't take up a lot of room, map included
Disadvantages: You may want a book with a bit more detail and places

I have recently returned from a trip to Sydney which was made a lot easier thanks to this guide. Just before I left I received a Waterstone’s gift certificate which I used to purchase the book. I wanted to find something that was easy to read and nice a ...

Jo586 30.01.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Pocket Sydney - Peter Dragicevich

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World Travel

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Michael Palins Hemmingway Adventure is a wonderful insight into the life of one of America’s most celebrated authors. This of countries visited reads like a round the world itinery, America, Cuba, Italy, France, Spain and Africa. Palin travels to all thes ...

MarcusPerkins 22.09.2000 · Read full review

Review of Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure - Michael Palin

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Enjoyable Read.

Advantages: Interesting storyline,Good knowledge of Hemingway.
Disadvantages: Assumes readers k.nowledge of Hemingway

...This is a review of Hemingways Chair not Hemingways Adventure.Sorry for misconception! I have recently finished reading" Hemingways Chair" by Michael Palin.It was a well wriiten tale that intertwined the serious issue of globalisation with the contente ...

gypsyangel 12.12.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure - Michael Palin

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Spot the Idiot

Advantages: It's funnier than I expected
Disadvantages: It won't teach you much about the 7 Wonders

Travel Writing - Does it Broaden the Mind? I find travel writing irresistible. The best travel books inspire me and the worst give me plenty of material for writing damning reviews about just how awful they are. I amseldom left unmoved - whether posit ...

koshkha 31.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of An Idiot Abroad: the Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington - Karl Pilkington

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The Village Idiot Escaped

Advantages: An interesting account into his trips, well written
Disadvantages: Gervais and to a lesser extent Stephen Merchant

...As seems to be a bit of a habit with Sky TV programs the promotion for An Idiot Abroad seems to have been just about everywhere. With the TV series showing on sky and the release of the accompanying book by Karl Pilkington detailing his travel diaries fro ...

Andy.mack 07.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of An Idiot Abroad: the Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington - Karl Pilkington

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