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...
Book Review: Experience Italy from 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… Experience Italy:...
Book Review: The World’s Best Bowl Food by Lonely Planet

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,...
Book Review: 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...
Book Review: The Cities Book by Lonely Planet

Book Review: The Cities Book by Lonely Planet

Cities are an endless source of fascination for the traveller. They might offer centuries of history, stunning modern architecture, or trendy nightlife. Most have a variety of cuisine and entertainment, and they all have a few surprises to stumble upon. The new...
Books to Read Before You Visit Ireland

Books to Read Before You Visit Ireland

I’ve just booked my trip to Killarney in October, and I’ve been thinking about what books I’d recommend to anyone visiting Ireland for the first time. It’s not an easy task. Ireland’s long and sometimes troubled history, combined with a rich folklore, has provided...
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