Archive For The “Travel Book” Category

7 Novels to Read on Your Summer Travels

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7 Novels to Read on Your Summer Travels

Whether it’s hours spent waiting in an airport terminal due to an unexpected (but really, expected) delay or hours under the sun (with sunscreen) on the beach, a good book is a welcome companion. And a page-turner at that is necessary to keep you entertained and pass the time enjoyably. Thus, here’s a list of…

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How to become a travel writer?

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How to become a travel writer?

Do you love travelling and want to make a career in travel writing? In modern days, travel literature has increasingly emerged as a legitimate field. People are curious to know about various cultures and the diversities of it and hence this could be an interesting field of career for you. Different types of travel writing…

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10 essential nonfiction books JPMorgan says everyone should read this summer

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10 essential nonfiction books JPMorgan says everyone should read this summer

Every summer for the last 20 years, JPMorgan Chase has released its summer reading list of noteworthy nonfiction titles. While some books are business focused, like Clayton Christensen’s “The Prosperity Paradox,” others are about as far from banking as you can get – “Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future” by Tracey Bashkoff made the cut. According…

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9 Travel Books That Will Seriously Spark Your Summer Wanderlust

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9 Travel Books That Will Seriously Spark Your Summer Wanderlust

The first official day of summer is just weeks away, and for some people, those long days of warm weather mean just one thing: that the season of wanderlust is in full swing, and it’s time to hit the road. Or the air! Or the sea! (Or, whatever else you hit as soon as your bags are packed…

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Steve Matthews on a global travel book’s Cumbrian jaunts

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Steve Matthews on a global travel book’s Cumbrian jaunts

Visit: 111 Places in the Lake District That You Shouldn’t Miss by Solange Berchemin (Emons, £12.99) The publisher is German. Their series of travel guides offers 111 places to visit in a strangely varied range of locations. There’s everywhere from Jerusalem to Iceland with Sheffield, Malta and the Algarve in between. And everything from the…

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Travel writer to share tales, tips in Old Forge

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Travel writer to share tales, tips in Old Forge

ON THE GO — New Hampshire-based travel writer Dan Szczesny shares stories, photos and travel tips of his voyages around the world May 7 at the Old Forge Library. Posted Tuesday, May 7, 2019 4:00 pm New Hampshire-based journalist and travel writer Dan Szczesny will host a presentation on “Living the Traveling Life” about travels around the world…

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Visit the real-life forests that inspired these famous books

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Visit the real-life forests that inspired these famous books

Poets, novelists, and playwrights around the world have long been fueled by forests. Quite simply, walking helps us think. In “When I Am Among the Trees,” poet Mary Oliver writes that the trees call out to her, “Stay awhile…It’s simple…you too have come into the world to do this, to go easy, to be filled with…

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BEST TRAVEL-FRIENDLY ACTIVITY BOOKS TO KEEP YOUR YOUNG ONES OCCUPIED

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BEST TRAVEL-FRIENDLY ACTIVITY BOOKS TO KEEP YOUR YOUNG ONES OCCUPIED

“Mom, are we almost there yet?” asks your 5-year-old child (for the tenth time) 15 minutes into your trip. Whether you’re on a long journey to god-knows-where or waiting for a flight, sleep isn’t an option when you have young ones to entertain. If you’re tired of playing a few rounds of ‘I-spy’ or listening…

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Books By, About And For Women Who Travel

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Books By, About And For Women Who Travel

These travel books will take you away. GETTY As Women’s History Month comes to an end, I reached out to my bibliotherapist, Rachel Stevenson, for some great female travel book suggestions to keep the inspiration going for the rest of the year. Is there a female author who really represents the travel genre for you? Elizabeth Gilbert…

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Riverrun nets Walker’s ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ football travel book

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Riverrun nets Walker’s ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ football travel book

Riverrun has netted a football travel book by Matt Walker, charting his quest to watch top flight matches in all 55 UEFA countries during a single season. Richard Arcus, commissioning editor at the Quercus imprint, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Ed Wilson of Johnson & Alcock. Europe United will be published in hardback and e-book on…

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The Mopelia Collection of Fine Atlases and Travel Books at Christie’s

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The Mopelia Collection of Fine Atlases and Travel Books at Christie’s

London – In anticipation of the Antiquarian Book Fair in New York, Christie’s is pleased to showcase highlights from Beyond the Horizon: The Mopelia Collection of Fine Atlases and Travel Books. This is an opportunity for explorers, sailors, distinguished collectors and all those who love global navigation, to view and acquire some of the most valuable maps…

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Alexa skill enables passengers to book travel assistance

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Alexa skill enables passengers to book travel assistance

UK: Virgin Trains has launched a ‘skill’ for Amazon Alexa virtual assistants which enables passengers with disabilities to book assistance for their journey using simple voice commands. The JourneyCare service usually requires users to fill in an online form or call a helpline after booking, which involves repeating information which had already been provided to…

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10 Books Every Travel Photographer Should Own

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10 Books Every Travel Photographer Should Own

Visit the home of any world traveler, and you’re bound to see wanderlust-filled photo books adorning the coffee table or shelves. These artistic books are equal parts travel inspiration and decoration, but for avid photographers, they’re so much more. The best travel photo books inspire photographers to not just admire beautiful images, but go out…

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Adventure travel book of the year: a canoe odyssey in the Yukon

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Adventure travel book of the year: a canoe odyssey in the Yukon

I leave Teslin after three days. It is early June. Out on Teslin Lake it is hot, too hot to paddle, too hot to think. I float and drift and loaf. A loon is out there somewhere, warbling through its crazy cries. I sing dumb songs. I scare the ducks for something to do, like a…

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