Archive For The “Travel Book” Category

18 Inspiring books to gift travelers this holiday

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18 Inspiring books to gift travelers this holiday

ALL THE #INSTATRAVEL posts or Tripadvisor reviews can’t take the place of a gorgeous photo book or a compelling travel tale that you can get lost in. These 18 new books will inspire wanderlust, shine a light on a corner of the world you might not have known about, and help you explore more deeply once…

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The indefatigable explorer: Why Bill Bryson is still travelling the world

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The indefatigable explorer: Why Bill Bryson is still travelling the world

ill Bryson is 67. His books have sold to millions of people around the world. He’s been happily married for 44 years and has enough children and grandchildren to field his own football team. He is an honorary OBE, and has many honorary doctorates. He has seen more of the world than you, and experienced…

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6 brilliant travel books to give you wanderlust this summer

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6 brilliant travel books to give you wanderlust this summer

Travel can be a state of mind and sometimes it comes in the form of a bundle of pages. But, while sci-fi and thriller keep us alert in the winter, hot weather somehow calls for more laidback reading material. So what could be better than a book that will make you wander around (at least…

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THE BOOKS THAT INSPIRE READERS TO TRAVEL: CRITICAL LINKING, AUGUST 1, 2019

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THE BOOKS THAT INSPIRE READERS TO TRAVEL: CRITICAL LINKING, AUGUST 1, 2019

Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by David Baldacci’s One Good Deed. “Books have the power to inspire travel, whether that’s a physical trip or something that happens in our own imaginations. From suggestions for tried-and-true travel memoirs from the likes of Anthony Bourdain to beloved…

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Touring Cairo: Attractions Often Forgotten in Guide Books

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Touring Cairo: Attractions Often Forgotten in Guide Books

When it comes to Cairo, Egypt, there are still many attractions that haven’t made it into these touristic encyclopedias. The following is a list of places that might interest visitors, as they provide insights into authentic Egyptian lifestyles within genuine historical contexts. The Pyramid at Meidum Tourists visiting Egypt often have the Pyramids at Giza…

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Top 10 books about Burma

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Top 10 books about Burma

Burma is such an enigmatic country that the first question for any writer is what to call it. The nation has been known officially as Myanmar since 1989, when the then ruling junta discarded Burma along with other place names associated with British rule. But like all the decisions taken by the generals, it was made without…

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Our top 10 travel books for summer 2019

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Our top 10 travel books for summer 2019

1. Autumn Light: Japan’s Season of Fire and Farewells by Pico Ayer The travel writer’s latest homage to Japan — his adopted country — is a poetic work of pathetic fallacy where the fiery season’s fading landscapes echo the life stories of the people he meets. The travelogue picks up with the passing of his Japanese father-in-law,…

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PASSPORT BOOKSHOP: A HAVEN FOR TRAVEL BOOK LOVERS

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PASSPORT BOOKSHOP: A HAVEN FOR TRAVEL BOOK LOVERS

BANGKOK — For almost 15 years, Passport Bookshop has been the hub of Bangkok’s travel book lovers. While a small, independent bookshop may not be the most profitable venture in a digital era, the two-storey book shop on Phra Sumen Road in Old Bangkok has been purveying travel books and guidebooks in both English and Thai…

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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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