Category Archives: travel

Paris to the Past

Paris to the Past:  Traveling Through French History by Train by Ina Caro Published:  2011 by W.W. Norton Source:  Borrowed from the library   Either books about Paris and/or France are more prevalent on my radar because I’m contemplating a … Continue reading

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5 Best Books About Travel

The 5 Best Books meme is hosted by Indie Reader Houston.    This week’s list is for our 5 best books about travel.  One of my favorite genres is travel narratives, so I have had no trouble coming up with … Continue reading

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What to Bring, What to Bring

  I may have mentioned (several times) that this weekend I will be attending the Books on the Nightstand Readers’ Retreat in Manchester, VT.  After the crazy week I’ve had at the office I’m looking forward to this even more.  … Continue reading

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Travel as a Political Act

Travel as a Political Act by Rick Steves Published:  Nation Books, 2009 Source:  Purchased     I am really not sure how I feel about Rick Steves — I watch his programs on PBS occasionally to vicariously fulfill my European … Continue reading

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Travel as a Political Act

Travel as a Political Act by Rick Steves Published:  Nation Books, 2009 Source:  Purchased     I am really not sure how I feel about Rick Steves — I watch his programs on PBS occasionally to vicariously fulfill my European … Continue reading

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Walking Israel: A Personal Search for the Soul of a Nation

Walking Israel:  A Personal Search for the Soul of a Nation by Martin Fletcher Published:  2010 by Thomas Dunne Books Source:  Borrowed from the library   I love reading travel narratives, because I until I win the lottery (ha!) this is the … Continue reading

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Walking Israel: A Personal Search for the Soul of a Nation

Walking Israel:  A Personal Search for the Soul of a Nation by Martin Fletcher Published:  2010 by Thomas Dunne Books Source:  Borrowed from the library   I love reading travel narratives, because I until I win the lottery (ha!) this is the … Continue reading

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Crossing the Heart of Africa by Julian Smith

  Men (and women too, I suppose) will sometimes do strange things for love – serenade under the beloved’s window, rent a highway billboard to publicly declare one’s affection – but none I think have been so extreme as Ewart Grogan … Continue reading

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Crossing the Heart of Africa by Julian Smith

  Men (and women too, I suppose) will sometimes do strange things for love – serenade under the beloved’s window, rent a highway billboard to publicly declare one’s affection – but none I think have been so extreme as Ewart Grogan … Continue reading

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Everything Is Going to Be Great by Rachel Shukert

  I think I must be getting old — REALLY old.   I love reading travel memoirs, especially since I’m not able to as much of my own travelling as I’d like, so I had high hopes about Everything Is … Continue reading

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