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Oh Google Maps... Why, Why, Why?

Over the past few years I’ve spent many, many hours carefully putting together route maps for cyclists coming to Portugal and putting them on the… 440 more words

Cycling In Portugal

Best Australian guidebooks? Depends ...

One of the great services provided by the UW-Stevens Point International Programs office is its library of guidebooks and other resources. If you’re thinking about the Australia winterim 2015-16 trip, you can check out several guidebooks or videos and learn a bit more about what Australia has to offer. 378 more words

Bill Bryson

Literary Norfolk : Julian Earwaker & Kathleen Becker

Literary Norfolk by Julian Earwaker

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

‘Literary Norfolk’ is fairly unique in the literary tourism titles that I’ve looked at thus far, as it focuses specifically on one area and explores it into great depth. 442 more words

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Barge Life: Maps and Navigation

Europe’s network of inland waterways usually provides multiple ways to get to the same place. With the choice of routes comes the dilemma: Which way should we go? 616 more words


Spotlight on two books you'll want to scoop up before your trip to Venice

In case I have not fully driven home the level of nerdiness that reigns supreme here at YiR, I’m going to tell you what the one and only J.R.R. 965 more words

Art & Culture (le Cose Belle)

Kyffin Williams and the castles of North Wales

I have much enjoyed John R. Kenyon, ‘Kyffin Williams and the guidebooks to the four great Edwardian castles of North Wales: a bibliographic essay’, The Castle Studies Group Journal  196 more words

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