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When reading the book you keep looking for adventure...but it never really comes.
This may seem like a stern judgment, but when you write an entire hackneyed, vapid book about your empty sneering travels, around the globe without an airplane (gasp!)
He does not seem to connect with the countries he's visiting nor its culture or people.
The premise of this book -- the author and his girlfriend set out to quasi-circumnavigate the globe without boarding any airplanes -- intrigued me. Read morePublished 6 months ago by lenkajekaterina
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Well-written, thought-provoking, entertaining. A real page-turner for me. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mr. K. Fusaris
Great book. A must for every traveller. Mr. Stevenson honestly nailed in words the traveller's thirst, and very simply put forth his great adventure around the globe. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Juana Sanchez-Presas
Great writing style and excellent observations. You'll enjoy it if you like people watching, and the actual travel experience. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Non PC
An amazing tour of the world, from famous to obscure places. The best part being the journey itself and the hidden means of transport all around us.Published 19 months ago by Jared D. Cantor
Forget all the naysayers out there in some of the other reviews! I found this travelogue highly interesting and absorbing in both the descriptions of all of the exotic locations... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Tim Lee
I thought this book was an interesting read. I enjoyed reading the adventures of the author and his girlfriend, Rebecca. Read morePublished on November 30, 2012 by Harmony
An interesting travel story. It's quite something to make it traveling around the world without using a plane. Read morePublished on August 26, 2012 by J K
GROUNDED ought to be required reading for anyone who loves travel. Or at least plans to ride an airplane in the near future. Read morePublished on July 16, 2012 by Emilio Salazar