WITHOUT RESERVATIONS: The Travels of an Independent WomanEditorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe
The travel memoir of a professional woman on a Grand Tour. In 1993 Steinbach, Pulitzer-winning journalist and divorced mother, went on a nine-month sabbatical in Europe. "In this, my Year of Living Dangerously, I was . . . wading into the stream of the unknown, accepting whatever the gods had to offer." Her sojourn begins in the Faubourg-St. Germain during a Parisian spring, where she meets ... Read full review
Review: Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent WomanEditorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Becky Ohlsen
A few years ago, as I was planning a yearlong sabbatical in Europe, it occurred to me to wonder: Just what exactly do people do when they're traveling? Sure, there's sightseeing, museums, walking tours. But what else? How do they spend all the hours? Once my trip started, I quickly realized what they do: They think. They muse, they ponder, they let their minds wander through tangled back alleys of ... Read full review
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I love this book and enjoyed every minute of Alice Steinbach's travels. Her personal insight and growing understanding of her self was very revealing. It is a "must keep" book for me. I'll lend it to my friends but will make sure I get it back. Definitely a 5-star rating. Thanks Alice for such a super and thoughtful book.