Book Review- Not Cool: Europe by Train in a Heatwave by Jules Brown

By: Jules Brown

For my second Non-Fiction November selection, I joined Jules Brown on a 9 country in 9 days train trip across Europe…in the middle of a heatwave. This adventure travels through Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Liechtenstein, Zürich, and Milan.

This is the second work by Jules Brown I’ve read and it delivered in every way. Brown has a wonderful way of interjecting humor into his tales, which I thoroughly enjoy. I tend not to read travel books because they tell a very edited version of the trip, making it sound unreasonably perfect. That is not the case with Brown’s books. Especially not this one! The reader gets the real story. And told in a way that makes the reader feel as though they are enjoying a pint with a good friend, hearing him tell a hilarious story about his summer vacation.

If you’re missing travel as much as I am in the current Covid reality, I highly recommend enjoying this escape.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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