Category Archives: Reviews

The Books I’m Travelling With

Judging by my articles on the best travel book and how much luggage to take you might think that I travel light and only take one slim book to read. If only it were so. I am reminded of the old Romanian expression which goes something like this: Do as the priest does, not what he says! Continue reading

What’s the Best Travel Book?

My criteria for “Best Travel Book” has nothing to do with travel writing, a genre that is overpopulated with intellectuals showing off about their adventures. Continue reading

Two War Books for Travellers

I’ve only just worked out something that everyone else knew ages ago – this year is the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One. Continue reading