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At WanderingEducators, we take our books very seriously! We try to review at least one book a week on the site.  Here is a compendium of our book review, listed geographically and then by topic.

 

 

AFRICA


They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky
Benson Deng, Alephonsion Deng, Benjamin Ajak, with Judy A. Bernstein

Frommer's Morocco
Darren Humphrys

Africa Trek

Alexandre and Sonia Poussin

Frommer's Egypt
Matthew Carrington

 

ASIA

30 Reasons to Travel: Photographs and Reflections from Southeast Asia
Joel Carillet 

Fodor's Japan, 18th Edition
Fodor's

Tokyo City Guide
Matthew D Firestone and Timothy N Hornyak

Travelfish Travel Guides - your Southeast Asia Resource
Stuart McDonald

 

Natasha Lands Down Under

Katherine McCaughan

 

 

CENTRAL AMERICA

The Travels of Lilly P. Badilly: Costa Rica
Debbie Glade

Traveler's Tool Kit: Mexico and Central America
Tim Leffel, co-author Rob Sangster

Fodor’s Central America

Fodor's 

Fodor’s Belize
Lan Sluder

Pauline Frommer’s Cancun and the Yucatan: spend less see more
Christine Delsol

Rough Guide to Central America on a Budget
Rough Guides

 

 

EUROPE

 

Fodor's See it Spain

Fodor's


Eat Smart Sicily
Joan Peterson & Marcella Croce

Locals' Guide to Edinburgh
Owen O'Leary and Claudia Monteiro

A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome
Angela Nickerson

Fodor's Moscow & St. Petersburg

Fodor's 

Frommer's Edinburgh & Glasgow
Barry Shelby

Frommer's Istanbul
Lynn Levine

Italy: spend less see more
Reid Bramblett

Prague Day by Day
Mark Baker

A Journey into Flaubert's Normandy
Susannah Patton

NFT London

Not for Tourists Travel Guides

Wine Travel Guides: An Extraordinary Resource
Wink Lorch

A Journey into Ireland’s Literary Revival
Robert Todd Felton

Travelling Europe
Craig and Linda Martin


 

MIDDLE EAST


Lonely Planet Syria & Lebanon Guidebook
Lara Dunston, Terry Carter, and Amelia Thomas. 

Frommer's Dubai
Shane Christensen

NORTH AMERICA

 

Fodor’s Michigan
Dixie Franklin with Bill Semion and Dan Stivers

A Journey into Dorothy Parker’s New York
Kevin Fitzpatrick

Journey of the Snow Goose
Barbary Chaapel

The Unauthorized Legoland Guidebook
Bridget Smith

Mexican Enough
Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Voices from the Chicago Grave
Scott Markus

Canoeing Michigan's Rivers
Dennis and Craig Date

Michigan State & National Parks
Tom Powers

Traveling Michigan's Sunset Coast
Julie Albrecht Royce

Frommer's 24 Great Walks in New York
James and Michelle Nevius

Newcomer's Handbook to Portland
Bryan Geon

Newcomer's Handbook: USA
Mike Livingston

The Newcomer's Handbook to Washington, DC
Mike Livingston

A Journey into Steinbeck's California
Susan Shillinglaw

Estuary
Barbary Chaapel

Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2009
Bob Sehlinger

The Marquette Trilogy
Tyler Tichelaar

Haunted Michigan
Rev. Gerald S Hunter

Frommer's NYC Free & Dirt Cheap

Ethan Wolff


 

SOUTH AMERICA


DK Eyewitness Travel: Peru

DK Eyewitness Travel


 

SOUTH PACIFIC


Frommer's Fiji
Bill Goodwin

 


CHILDREN'S BOOKS


Steampotville
Steve Ouch

City of Hamburgers
Mike Reiss and illustrated by Xeth Feinberg

The Travel Adventures of Lilly P. Badilly: Costa Rica
Debbie Glade

If the World Were a Village

David Smith

Sounds of the Wild: Ocean

Maurice Pledger 

Crepes by Suzette
Monica Wellington

 


GENERAL

Ask Arthur Frommer
Arthur Frommer

Best Travel Writing 2008
Larry Habegger

Little Cream Book Goodwill
Winnie So


The Travel Book

Lonely Planet

Not for Tourists Guides

Not for Tourists 

One People many journeys
Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet's Flightless
Karl Bushby, Mark Honon, Amelia Thomas

Globejotting: How to Write Extraordinary Travel Journals (and still have time to enjoy your trip!)
Dave Fox

Live Your Road Trip Dream: Travel for a Year for the Cost of Staying Home
Carol and Phil White

A Mindful Christmas
Barbara Kilikevicius

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION


Disappearing Destinations
Kimberly Lisagor

Frommer's 500 Places To See Before They Disappear
Holly Hughes

 

 

FOOD

 

The Around the World Cookbook
Abby Dodge

 

 

INTERCULTURAL

Going Dutch in Beijing
Mark McCrum

Among the Cannibals
Paul Raffaele

Maximizing Study Abroad: A Students’ Guide to Strategies for Language and Culture Learning and Use
CARLA, University of Minnesota

The Handbook of Practice and Research in Study Abroad: Higher Education and the Quest for Global Citizenship 
Ross Lewi, Ed.

Where Am I Wearing? A global tour to the countries, factories, and people that make our clothes
Kelsey Timmerman

 

MEMOIR

 

The Courtship of Julian and Frieda
Krista Perry Dunn

Cola's Journey
Cola Bilkuei

Life is a Verb
Patti Digh

 

 


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Thanks for reading! 

 

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