Book Review: Experience Spain from Lonely Planet

Book Review: Experience Spain from Lonely Planet

Last year I posted a review of Experience Italy, a Lonely Planet guide that explored the country and its culture in depth. Now the second book in the series – Experience Spain – has been published. Again, this is much more than a conventional guidebook; it is a feast...
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 travelling with the...
Book Review: Everyday Adventures from 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....
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...