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Learn a new culture

Advantages: Funny, well-written, surprisingly original
Disadvantages: The author is a bit annoying to begin with

Yes, it's another piece of Spanish literature from me! Firstly, to give you a bit of background on the author (this will become relevant!)- Derek Lambert was born in 1929 and worked as a journalist in Africa, India and Russia, for The Daily Express, dur ...

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Review of Spanish Lessons - Derek Lambert

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Re-awakening the ghosts

Advantages: an interesting read
Disadvantages: can be quite inaccessible

I thought this would be an interesting read after living in Spain for two years, and it was for the most part. The book is divided into thirteen chapters, each of which deals with a different aspect of Spanish culture, at least in theory. The first fe ...

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Review of Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through a Country's Hidden Past - Giles Tremlett

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Futureventura...Canary Islands

Advantages: beautiful beaches, sand dunes
Disadvantages: building works, small, need a car

Ok..it will be a great place just give it 5 years. At the moment it is still in building progress and the only thing that is scenic is the mountains. I went with First Choice and what a bad choice that was.. no rep, mosqitos splattered all over the ap ...

rachypay 11.04.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Canary Islands - Lonely Planet

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I survived my year abroad thanks to it!

Advantages: very in depth & informative
Disadvantages: bit bulky to carry (i'm a weakling!)

...edition of the Lonely Planet is already 3 years old, it is still just as helpful and useful and more or less up to date, to the extent that I was able to use it for my last trip to Spain only a couple of months ago. I bough ...

lysfong 11.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Spain - Lonely Planet

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Time out - the king of travel books

Advantages: extremely informative. easy to navigate
Disadvantages: might be too much information for some people to take in

... The best city guide by a mile Time out is a publishing company based in London that publishes magazines and travel guides for international cities. When I am visiting a new place I usually buy the time out travel guide and I find it invaluable. The ...

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Review of Time Out Barcelona - Time Out Guides

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