Tag Archives: Travel Books

Lion Attacks and Safaris

Travel Book Review: Man Eaters Motel (and other stops on the railway to nowhere: an East African Traveler’s Nightbook) by Denis Boyles (1991) Continue reading

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Book Review: Hiding Alongside the Andes

Travel Book Review: Sara Wheeler delivers a great travel book in Travels in a Thin Country, a story of her journey through Chile Continue reading

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Book Review: Unappealing Mexico City

Book Review of First Stop in the New World by David Lida, a travel book which makes Mexico City seem, in his own words, like a “walking disaster.” Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Quote

In today’s travel quote, Adam Gopnik describes the two types of travelers. Continue reading

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Bill Bryson is funny

Bill Bryson hits the spot with Notes From a Small Island, one of the top travel books of all time. Continue reading

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Africa's Cash for Clunkers Program

Book review of My Mercedes is Not For Sale by Jeroen Van Bergeijk (2006) (translated by John Antonides, 2008) – Review of best travel books of all time. Continue reading

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A Travel Writer's Travel Book

Book review of The Pillars of Hercules by Paul Theroux- Review of best travel books of all time. Continue reading

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Making Lemons out of Flies

Book review of Driving Over Lemons by Chris Stewart – Review of best travel books of all time. Continue reading

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The Book That Launched a Million Books

Book Review of A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle Continue reading

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