Take a virtual trip to Tasmania with true accounts of a raucous sea adventure and a search for the lost Thylacine, a coastal murder mystery, a family story set in a lighthouse, and a magical coming-of-age novel.
With its craggy coastline, screaming wind, gorgeously rugged scenery, and adorable (deadly) animals, Tasmania is just as fantastical as you'd expect an island at the edge of the world to be. Batten down the hatches.
Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got Summer Reading Bingo, miniature globes, the world's longest suspension bridge, moody period dramas, magazine shops, and more.
Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got a Duolingo taco bar, posh int'l hotels, gorgeous drop caps, The Essex Serpent, the French Riviera, a bookstore cat, and more.
That awesome moment on a getaway to not-your-hometown when you stroll through the lobby to the reception desk of the hotel? It's so exhilarating. Luxurious or cozy, it's a thrill to take possession of that room key.
There are so many reasons to visit Thailand: dazzling cityscapes and peaceful countryside, vibrant food markets and serene temples, peaceful boats and nighttime scooter rides under Bangkok's neon. Take a look.
Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got how books snare our emotions, secret cookies baked by Spanish nuns, a Napa Valley Mystery Train, Bookbinders Museum, and more.
Enjoy a virtual trip to Thailand with a tragi-comic coming-of-age story, a dreamy family saga, a gritty murder mystery set in Bangkok, a fresh look at Buddhism, and a beautiful cookbook that's really a travelogue.
Thailand engages all your senses with vibrant color everywhere you look, delicious things to eat on every corner, the scent of tropical flowers on the breeze, and the music of gongs hovering in the air. Let's go!
Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got Victorian lady mountain climbers, the dinner of the future, books set around the United States, a magical train ride, and more.
The flavors of Iceland reflect its terrain: tangy skyr, silky smoked salmon, grassy herbs; everything is fresh, vibrant, and local. Inspired by Icelandic breakfast, this dish brings a taste of Iceland to your table.
What makes an already fantastic place even better? A bookshop, of course. And when it's a lovingly preserved historic shop with a friendly bookseller (in tweed) with stunning views out the windows, we're all in.
Iceland is known as the Land of Fire and Ice, but we like to think of it as the Land of Legends and Poetry. Its dramatic landscape, Viking history, and rich folklore make it a great setting for all kinds of stories.
The sales pitch for Iceland could just be a list of awesome words: Emo Horses, Elf Houses, Warrior Poets, Northern Lights, Torquoise Hot Springs. It's the Land of Fire and Ice — and friendly people and great books.
Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got the inspiration for Wuthering Heights, the history of Greek salad, a guide to Regency lingo, the real Miss Havisham, and more.
If we could, we would invite Charlotte Brontë over for a celebratory afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, scones, plenty of hot Earl Grey, and the hot gossip about her crush on her teacher Constantin Héger. HBD, CB!
Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got 'dysfunctional' heroines, the power of book inscriptions, counting penguins in Antarctica, bioluminescent tourism, and more.
Season Four of our podcast starts 25 April! Here are the 12 destinations and themes we'll be exploring. From the Southern Hemisphere to the far north, Appalachia to Hawaii, join us for big adventure and great books.
Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got Silent Book Club, weird and wonderful animals, retro recipes, gorgeous jungle hotels, Jeopardy champ Amy Schneider, and more.
We heard you when you said you wanted more book- and travel-related stuff from us. So today, we're sharing the first episode of 'The Library of Lost Time,' our exciting new video/podcast project. Hope you love it!
An engaging story that's well-told is one of life's great pleasures. And a story that meanders with good intentions into backstories and side stories and related stories? Well, that's the very best kind of word sorcery.