Posts Tagged “Books”

Top 5 Books On Travel To Read

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Top 5 Books On Travel To Read

The success of any travel book is not measured by the awards it wins but in the miles it covers with the readers. Reading a travel book can transform you as a person and your imagination can inspire you to travel miles, hike, drive, fly and swim. We have got to you covered with an…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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