Review by Kajori50 -- The Ultimate Island by Amit Offir

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Review by Kajori50 -- The Ultimate Island by Amit Offir

Post by Kajori50 » 08 Jun 2019, 13:22

[Following is a volunteer review of "The Ultimate Island" by Amit Offir.]
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3 out of 4 stars
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Imagine a life where you can visit exotic locations every year. Doesn’t it sound fun? Well, it is not only fun, but also enriching. However, many of us do not get to live such a life. Amit Offir is one of those fortunate people who can take multiple vacations annually. In his book Malta, The Ultimate Island: A Traveler's Guide, Amit Offir has chronicled his experiences in the exotic island of Malta.

The book is divided into seven parts. Offir starts the book by giving a brief introduction about himself. Then, he moves on to expound on his philosophy of life and his love for traveling. Finally, he talks about his stay in Malta.

Malta is a picturesque location with a rich heritage. Offir's vivid writing captured its beauty perfectly. He used a conversational tone that instantly engaged the reader. He talked about the history, food, culture, diving sites, beaches, and landmark locations of Malta. He even added photographs taken during his stay in Malta to make the descriptions more relatable. This really made me want to visit Malta and view the sites for myself. The way he included historical facts and trivia is praiseworthy. I enjoyed reading about the multiple films and television shows that were shot on the island. It was interesting to know that many scenes from the Game of Thrones were shot in the walled city of Mdina. Also, I enjoyed reading about the Isle of MTV, an annual music festival held by MTV Europe. I loved the way each chapter started off with a quote from Napoleon Bonaparte. This added a certain historical flair.

If you ask me to point out a flaw in this book, I would talk about its lack of editing. I found more than ten errors. This does not allow me to grant a perfect rating to this book.

Overall, Malta, The Ultimate Island: A Traveler's Guide is an amazing travelogue that incites the reader to think about taking a trip to Malta. The best thing about the book is that Offir really enjoyed his stay Malta. He was able to have “a powerful, meaningful and unforgettable experience” in Malta which made the book all the more interesting.

Keeping in mind the pros and cons, I would rate Malta, The Ultimate Island: A Traveler's Guide 3 out of 4 stars. I would recommend this book to those who like reading travelogues. I believe people who are planning to visit Malta might want to keep this book handy.

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Post by Ma Cheryll » 10 Jun 2019, 13:09

Thanks for an enjoyable ride via your review of this book @@Kajori50❤️only proves to show that you really had a great time reading it too🤗Best regards🙏

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Post by unamilagra » 10 Jun 2019, 16:17

I know nothing about Malta and have never considered it as a vacation destination. It sounds like this book would help change all that for me. I like that it was told in a conversational tone and wasn't just a dry guidebook. Great, thorough review!

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Post by Lunastella » 10 Jun 2019, 18:45

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Imagine a life where you can visit exotic locations every year. Doesn’t it sound fun? Well, it is not only fun, but also enriching. However, many of us do not get to live such a life. Amit Offir is one of those fortunate people who can take multiple vacations annually. In his book Malta, The Ultimate Island: A Traveler's Guide, Amit Offir has chronicled his experiences in the exotic island of Malta.
Traveling without limits must be fascinating and, as you say, very enriching, allowing you to know other cultures and worldviews. Perhaps we can't physically do it but there lies the magic of books like this one. I don't know much about Malta, but I'd love to learn more, especially the historical and cultural trivia.
Hopefully, the book will get a better further edition.
Thank you for your review!

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Post by Susmita Biswas » 13 Jun 2019, 05:54

I've read this book, and found it really interesting. Malta is really a beautiful place. Great review

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Post by Prisallen » 19 Jun 2019, 08:17

Malta sounds like a fascinating place. I would love to visit there. I will have to read this book if I ever get a chance to go. Thank you for a wonderful review!

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Post by Sushan » 19 Jun 2019, 11:05

I am not much interested in this sort of books which are based on describing the surrounding environment. But I enjoyed your review. Thank you 👍👍
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Post by Aniza Butt » 23 Jun 2019, 08:40

I don't read travelogues but the day i will be going on vacation to Malta(and that is not going to happen anytime soon😅), i would surely read this.
Thanks a lot for the review :tiphat:
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