South Korea, Book Canvassers, Chocolate Hotels, Reading on Holiday & More: Endnotes 10 June

South Korea, Book Canvassers, Chocolate Hotels, Reading on Holiday & More: Endnotes 10 June

Friday, 10 June, 2022

Every Friday, we celebrate the weekend — and all the reading and relaxing and daydreaming time ahead — with Melissa's favorite book- and travel-related links of the week. Why work when you can read fun stuff?!

This post is part of our Endnotes series.

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Those awesome carved poles above are found in Jecheon, in South Korea’s North Chungcheong Province. Known as the ‘healing city,’ its traditional medical therapies attract people from all over the country. But it’s not just herbal treatments and chilling out! Beautiful Cheongpungho Lake is surrounded by craggy mountain ranges. You can cruise around the lake on a ferry — or ride a monorail or cable car to the top of Bibongsan Mountain. According to lore, the mountain got its name because it looks like a phoenix taking flight after sitting on an egg. Take a look and decide for yourself.

 
 

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New Episode of The Library of Lost Time

In each 5-minute show, we talk about two new book releases at the top of our TBR, then share a fun book- or travel-related distraction. Get all the episodes and books galore here.

In this episode, we get excited about two new book releases: The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill and There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness: And Other Thoughts on Physics, Philosophy and the World by Carlo Rovelli. Then we celebrate the genius of the one and only Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are.

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