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Book Review: Travels with Charley

Not long ago I saw something on the web comparing John Steinbeck to Jack Kerouac. It was some kind of debate about who was the better author. 196 more words

The Dreamer

Travel Literature as Antidote to Travel Burnout

Although many travelers come back home feeling recharged after a week-long escapade in the jungles or in a far-flung mountain, many others retreat into their inner shells feeling drained and exhausted. 337 more words

Action Asia

The traveller companion

Last year walking in Fuengirola, Málaga, I found a bird on the road. It was hurt,  it could not move. I had read  Karen Blixen, “A sailor´s tale”, 390 more words

Picture book without pictures

Libro illustrato senza illustrazioni, a cura di Bruno Berni. Abramo. (Billedbog uden billeder. Copenhagen 1840)

See the cover of this book: ” camelli”. “Camellos”. They suggesst long distance travels. 377 more words

H.C. Andersen

Exploring London, one bookshop at a time

When I travel, I pick up unique postcards and local produce (and sometimes a bottle of alcohol or two). There’s also the occasional book, though I usually end up with more than one the moment I ‘lapse’ into my book-browsing mode. 580 more words


Book Recommendations for your Vacation Destination

Another graphic I created for our library Tumblr page.

Image credits:

Pofu Camp – Northern Circuit” by Gopal Vijayaraghavan on Flickr.

Desert Road… 20 more words


Wanderlust Wishlist: Five Dream Destinations

At times I’ve wondered if there’s something slightly strange about my insatiable need for international adventures.  It’s not only your typical travel adventures I crave – the cafés of Paris, or the palm trees of the Caribbean  – but more off-the-beaten path places too, like Iran, or the… 628 more words