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Radio Shangri-La

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Radio Shangri-La: What I Discovered on my Accidental Journey to the Happiest Kingdom on Earth Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307453037
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Published: Broadway Books - April 3rd, 2012

Napoli took time off from her job at NPR to help the isolated Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan set up a radio station. This touching memoir is full of moving and humorous people and situations as Napoli navigates a total cultural divide and a personal turning point. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


The Sinner's Grand Tour: A Journey Through the Historical Underbelly of Europe

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780307592187
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Published: Broadway Books - May 10th, 2011

Indulge your inner libertine and read this book! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


A Geek in Japan

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Geek in Japan: Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony Cover Image
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ISBN: 9784805311295
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Tuttle Publishing - June 10th, 2011

Excellent book on Japanese culture, lifestyle and travel. If you're interested in Japanese culture, read this book. If you're visiting Japan, read this book. Lots of colorful pictures and short explanations on everything Japanese. Plus an excellent chapter on touring Tokyo. The author has an informative and fun website on Japan too. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


Drives of a Lifetime

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Drives of a Lifetime: 500 of the World's Most Spectacular Trips Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781426206771
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Published: National Geographic - October 26th, 2010

I love travel books and this one from National Geographic is terrific. For those who like to travel and those who like to dream of travel, it includes far away places like Taiwan's Taroko Gorge and closer trips from Montreal to the Revolutionary Roads of Massachusetts. Each trip teases with a photo, a map and just enough information to entice the reader to get in the car and take off. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


The Woman Who Fell from the Sky

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The Woman Who Fell from the Sky: An American Woman's Adventures in the Oldest City on Earth Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780767930512
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Published: Broadway Books - July 5th, 2011

After a brief job teaching journalism at a newspaper in Sana'a, Yemen, Manhattan journalist Steil returned as editor-in-chief. Her adjustment to this strict Arabic country reveals a complex culture and people little understood by Americans. A fascinating book. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


The Places in Between

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ISBN: 9780156031561
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Published: Mariner Books - May 8th, 2006

The timing could not be much better for us all to revisit the amazing-walking- journey reporter Rory Stewart undertook across the deep snow covered mountains and between the disparate villages of Afghanistan in 2002. The Places In Between is notable not merely for the sheer brazen, foolhardy guts displayed by Stewart in taking on such an expedition, but even more so for the invaluable insight that his trip provides. The variety of cultures, geography and religious views encountered showcases the many daunting challenges faced by US soldiers in the current war effort. ~ Reviewed by Jon Fine


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