2 04, 2017

BOOK REVIEW: U.S. Taxes for Worldly Americans

2018-08-26T00:46:29+00:00April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Travel-ish Book Reviews|0 Comments

U.S. Taxes for Worldly Americans The Traveling Expat's Guide to Living, Working, and Staying Tax Compliant Abroad TITLE: U.S. Taxes for Worldly Americans AUTHOR: Olivier Wagner, EA, CPA GENRE: Non-Fiction Synopsis Are you a citizen of the United States who lives abroad? You probably know that the U.S.A. is one of only two countries in the world that [...]

21 08, 2016

BOOK REVIEW: The Geography of Bliss

2018-08-26T01:13:39+00:00August 21st, 2016|Categories: Travel-ish Book Reviews|0 Comments

The Geography of Bliss Review TITLE: The Geography of Bliss AUTHOR: Eric Weiner GENRE: Non-Fiction, Spirituality, Travel Synopsis Weiner spent a decade as a foreign correspondent reporting from such discontented locales as Iraq, Afghanistan, and Indonesia. Unhappy people living in profoundly unstable states, he notes, inspire pathos and make for good copy, but not for good karma. So Weiner, [...]

19 08, 2016

BOOK REVIEW: 1,000 Places to See Before You Die

2018-08-26T01:16:37+00:00August 19th, 2016|Categories: Travel-ish Book Reviews|0 Comments

1,000 Places to See Before You Die Review TITLE: 1,000 Places to See Before You Die AUTHOR: Patricia Schultz GENRE: Non-Fiction, Travel  Synopsis Around the World, continent by continent, here is the best the world has to offer: 1,000 places guaranteed to give travelers the shivers. Sacred ruins, grand hotels, wildlife preserves, hilltop villages, snack shacks, castles, festivals, reefs, [...]

25 08, 2015

BOOK REVIEW:The Devil in the White City

2018-08-27T01:37:36+00:00August 25th, 2015|Categories: Travel-ish Book Reviews|Tags: |0 Comments

The Devil in the White City Review TITLE: The Devil in the White City AUTHOR: Erik Larson GENRE: Historical Fiction Synopsis Author Erik Larson imbues the incredible events surrounding the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with such drama that readers may find themselves checking the book's categorization to be sure that 'The Devil in the White City' is not, in [...]

1 12, 2014

BOOK REVIEW: The Hedonism Handbook

2018-08-27T05:29:08+00:00December 1st, 2014|Categories: Travel-ish Book Reviews|0 Comments

The Hedonism Handbook Review TITLE: The Hedonism Handbook AUTHOR: Michael Flocker GENRE: Spirituality Synopsis In the age of Oprah, Dr. Phil, and countless other self-help disciplinarians, indulging in any kind of pleasurable pastime is on the brink of extinction. But it's not too late to revive those lost pleasures that make life worth living. The Hedonism Handbook can help [...]

1 12, 2014

BOOK REVIEW: Mutant Message Down Under

2018-08-27T05:43:37+00:00December 1st, 2014|Categories: Travel-ish Book Reviews|Tags: |0 Comments

Mutant Message Down Under Review TITLE: Mutant Message Down Under AUTHOR: Marlo Morgan GENRE: Spiritual Travel Synopsis Mutant Message Down Under is the fictional account of an American woman's spiritual odyssey through outback Australia. An underground bestseller in its original self-published edition, Marlo Morgan's powerful tale of challenge and endurance has a message for us all. Summoned by a remote [...]

17 08, 2014

BOOK REVIEW: The Shape of Mercy

2018-08-30T04:38:17+00:00August 17th, 2014|Categories: Travel-ish Book Reviews|0 Comments

The Shape of Mercy Review TITLE: The Shape of Mercy AUTHOR: Susan Meissner GENRE: Historical Fiction Synopsis Leaving a life of privilege to strike out on her own, Lauren Durough breaks with convention and her family’s expectations by choosing a state college over Stanford and earning her own income over accepting her ample monthly allowance. She takes a [...]

29 11, 2011

BOOK REVIEW: Lost on Planet China Review

2018-08-25T19:46:08+00:00November 29th, 2011|Categories: Travel-ish Book Reviews|1 Comment

Lost on Planet China Review TITLE: Lost on Planet China AUTHOR: J. Maarten Troost GENRE: Travelogue Synopsis Maarten Troost has charmed legions of readers with his laugh-out-loud tales of wandering the remote islands of the South Pacific. When the travel bug hit again, he decided to go big-time, taking on the world’s most populous and intriguing nation. In Lost on [...]

31 08, 2010

BOOK REVIEW:The Sex Lives of Cannibals Review

2018-09-06T04:14:29+00:00August 31st, 2010|Categories: Travel-ish Book Reviews|2 Comments

Sex Lives of Cannibals Review TITLE: The Sex Lives of Cannibals AUTHOR: J. Maarten Troost GENRE: (Hysterical) Travelogue Synopsis At the age of twenty-six, Maarten Troost—who had been pushing the snooze button on the alarm clock of life by racking up useless graduate degrees and muddling through a series of temp jobs—decided to pack up his flip-flops and move [...]

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