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Christopher Many`s “Right Beyond the Horizon”

October 3, 2016 |

The sun is high in the blueish sky. A slight haze covers the mountain range. I can`t give any of those peaks its correct name, the 360° view is nonetheless overwhelming. I am alone up here on 1695 … Read More

Finding George Orwell in Burma – an Alternative Travel Guide for Myanmar

May 15, 2015 | 2

Burma and George Orwell share an intriguing past. Setting out to find any traces left of Orwell in today`s Myanmar, Emma Larkin travels in the footsteps of the famous British writer through a country that has just begun … Read More

Christopher Many`s “Hinter dem Horizont links”

February 11, 2015 |

“Hinter dem Horizont links” means “Left Beyond the Horizon” and it`s the true tale about a curious man cruising around the world in an old Land Rover for more than 8 years. “Matilda” is the vehicle`s name.“Christopher … Read More

Colin Thubron`s “Shadow of the Silk Road”

August 30, 2014 |

Colin Thubron is almost entirely unknown in the German-speaking part of the world. That`s why I got to know him not before my girlfriend Tanja gave his book with the tacky title “Shadow of the Silk Road” to … Read More

Michael Martin and his Friends are at Home in the World – a Review

April 3, 2014 |

Michael Martin was completely unknown to me before I stepped into a bookstore in Baden, Switzerland, and spotted his latest book called “In der Welt zuhause” (engl.: “At home in the world”). Had I heard earlier of him, … Read More

Fabian S. Körner`s JOURNEYMAN

December 31, 2013 | 1

JOURNEYMAN is the first novel of Fabian Sixtus Körner, a (still) young German interior designer who decided to go waltzing around the world for one or more years with almost no money in his pockets. In “JOURNEYMAN” he … Read More

The Idle Traveller. The Art of Slow Travel – More than a Review

November 18, 2013 | 12

In The Idle Traveller – The Art of Slow Travel Dan Kieran explores the essence of slow and idle traveling that could not contrast more to modern mass tourism and sightseeing tours. In his debut book, Kieran develops … Read More