Posts Tagged “Books”

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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