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The Art of Travel

Lu par : Nicholas Bell
Durée : 5 h et 22 min
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Aside from love, few actvities seem to promise us as much happiness as going traveling: taking off for somewhere else, somewhere far from home, a place with more interesting weather, customs, and landscapes. But although we are inundated with advice on where to travel, few people seem to talk about why we should go and how we can become more fulfilled by doing so.

©2002 Alain de Botton (P)2013 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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Guidance about how to experience travel

Very instructive book. It helped me realising and putting words on feeling and thoughts I have when I am traveling.

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  • quiltbrain
  • 10/12/2017

Hard to read

I m glad I read it because it opened my eyes to traveling with intention, but I can’t say I liked it. I would not have read this except for school. Wouldn’t recommend it either.

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  • J. Natael
  • 07/08/2013

Dull, suggestions for better alternatives

I listened to about forty-five minutes of this book (almost a fifth of it) only to hear several long lists of what various characters ordered in restaurants and a long description of the basis of the opinion that imagination is better than travel. After that I gave up.

If you were drawn in by the title, like I was, I would recommend skipping this actual book and instead going for The Art of Pilgrimage or Vagabonding, either of which delivers much better what this one's title promised than it does.

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  • jean
  • 05/04/2019

A different sort of guide

Travel guides: not the Fodor's or Lonely Planet, but a different perspective: the perspective of poets and writers against the background of what is personal, immediate. I enjoyed listening to this in the audio format.

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  • dana
  • 25/04/2016

a terrible book

if you want to waste your money and time, buy this book. i like alan de botton's speaks and already had seen a lot on youtube. so instead of buying this book and wasting your money and time, go to youtube and see his speaks for free. this book is about everything, but the art of travel.

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