Sunday, June 04, 2017

Review: 101 Places Not to See Before You Die

101 Places Not to See Before You Die 101 Places Not to See Before You Die by Catherine Price
My rating: 0 of 5 stars

Like many books of its genre, "101 Places Not to See Before You Die" reads like the equivalent of an online clickbait. Sure, there are plenty of interesting stuff (for instance, Hell has a wedding chapel, and the residents of Fucking, Austria, voted against changing the town's name), but you also get the occasional fillers thrown in for good measure.

In the end, the book is best summed up by the quote in the introduction: "Travel should be an adventure, not an assignment, and if you spend your vacation armed with too many checklists, you're missing the point of leaving home."

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