Posts Tagged ‘book review’

Book review: Turning Tuscan by Sam Hilt

Posted on August 5th, 2013 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Ever wish you could chuck the rat race and move to a hill village in Italy? Sure you do. We all do. Corporate trainer Sam Hilt actually did it. And his book about the experience–Turning Tuscan: A Step-by-Step Guide to Going Native–is a well-told, engaging tale. It begins, as these memoirs often do, with a […]

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Book review: Female Nomad and Friends

Posted on July 26th, 2012 by Laura Byrne Paquet

A book that combines two of my favourite things: travel and recipes! How could I resist? I’ve been eager to readĀ Female Nomad and Friends: Tales of Breaking Free and Breaking Bread Around the World since it came out in 2010. But, with one thing and another, I just got around to it now. And I’m […]

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Book review: Writer explores England by kayak

Posted on June 23rd, 2010 by Laura Byrne Paquet

As British writer David Aaronovitch points out in the introduction to his 2000 travel book/memoir, Paddling to Jerusalem, in the last few years writers have walked around England under the guise of just about every gimmick imaginable. From south to north, around the coast, up the middle, round the sides, in wheelchairs, on one leg, […]

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