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A tasty quest

Advantages: An irresistible confection of gastronomy, travel and history
Disadvantages: Leaves one hungry for more

...What a delicious book this is, if an impossible one to categorise. Al Dente is not a cookery book, although it contains over thirty recipes. It’s not a travel book, although it follows the author’s trail all over Italy, illustrating the itinerary with ...

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Review of Al Dente - William Black

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So many Cities and so little time!

Advantages: Lovely photos and intersting
Disadvantages: Hard to find specific places as not much logic in the set out

501 Must Visit Cities – ISBN - 978-0-753716-03-8 This is yet another of my many travel inspiration books that grace our shelves and get thumbed through regularly. We use ours as more that just coffee table books as we read them thoroughly prior to visi ...

catsholiday 28.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of 501 Must Visit Cities - D. Brown

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A Great Present for Those With the Travel Bug!

Advantages: The pictures, information and price.
Disadvantages: The order of the cities in the book.

...Quoted from the cover of the book - '501 Must Visit Cities is an invaluable source of inspiration for those seeking to explore the great cities of the world, either in reality or from the comfort of an armchair!' -Introduction- 501 Must Visit Citi ...

dkm1981 05.12.2009 · Read full review
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More than just another travel book

Advantages: Well written, accessible, history and politics as well as travel, a different perspective
Disadvantages: Endnotes not indicated in the text

The title of this book suggests another travel book about adventure in the frozen north, but Sara Wheeler mixes her tales of her own travels with some history of polar exploration and a serious examination of the impact of visitors and of those who wish t ...

elkiedee 31.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Magnetic North - Sara Wheeler

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Our stunning shoreline

Advantages: Superb images with excellent accompanying text
Disadvantages: There are too many places to visit!

...Britain's coastline is around nine thousand miles long. Perhaps a lot of people who wish to spend a holiday on Britain's shores would simply be looking for a sandy beach to stretch out on, where the children can paddle safely in the water. “The Living Coa ...

denella 19.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Living Coast - Dae Sasitorn

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