Nettsiebaby, July 18, 2007 (view all comments by Nettsiebaby)
Found this book very helpful in getting ideas for things to see in different countries. It inspired me to see Istanbul and Morocco! Wonderful!
To the writer that commented that he only reviewed hotels.... well... I dont think thats quite fair. Most if not all of the hotels that he did comment on are of historical or architectural significance. It was also written for those that have a lot of money... and for those of us who dont. It is easy to plan your trip around costs and seasonal preferences! LOVED the book!
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letsbungy, July 11, 2007 (view all comments by letsbungy)
I noticed that many many entries in "1000 places" are hotels. Did Patricia ever journy out side of the Buffet rooms?
I would like to see more natual stunning places than airconditioned halls. What if a traveler (broke as myself) can't afford lunch at the Ritz?
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