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Books to read before you visit Spain

Books to Read Before You Visit Spain

I always find I get more out of my travels if I read about a place before I visit and, when it comes to Spain, there is no shortage of books to choose from. Here is my personal selection of books to read before you visit Spain. And, if you’re

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Everyday Aventures Lonely Planet

Book Review: Everyday Adventures from Lonely Planet

Now that the summer holidays are over, are you yearning for the next trip? Are you planning a “staycation” next time round? Or are you just looking for ways of making the most of your free time? Whatever your plans, a “microadventure” might be just what you need. Lonely Planet’s

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Books to read before you visit Italy

Books to Read Before You Visit Italy

Italy is a major destination for British and American tourists, and there is no shortage of books for the curious traveller. So my problem in compiling this post was not what to put in, but what to leave out. The choice that follows is just a small selection of books

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Experience Italy by Lonely Planet

Book Review: Experience Italy from Lonely Planet

It is no secret that I love Italy. In fact, I used to have a separate blog for my Italian travels, which I called Bewitched by Italy. So I was very happy to get a new title from Lonely Planet: Experience Italy. It could have been written just for me…

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Bowl food

Book Review: The World’s Best Bowl Food by Lonely Planet

You can always rely on Lonely Planet’s recipe books to come up with an eclectic mixture of the familiar and the exotic, an individual selection of dishes from every continent. The latest title – The World’s Best Bowl Food – is no exception. It includes 100 recipes, sweet and savoury,

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Culture Trails by Lonely Planet

Book Review: Culture Trails by Lonely Planet

You can always rely upon Lonely Planet publications to show you something new. Something unexpected, challenging, or just plain quirky. And their recent title – Culture Trails – is no exception. About Lonely Planet Culture Trails Culture Trails features self-guided cultural itineraries in cities (or sometimes wider regions) around the

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