• "A breezy and entertaining account of what it is like to be utterly at sea in a continent most of his readers will regard as familiar"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "Hugely funny (not snigger-snigger funny, but great-big-belly-laugh-till-you-cry funny)"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Undoubtedly the most enjoyable travel book of the year"

    Time Out
  • "This is the travel book that every Inter-Rail vagrant would love to write; the Animal House of the genre"

    New Statesman