Sicilian Splendors: A new book reveals some of essence of the people in Sicily, and this essay is about the Scirocco, wind from Africa that affects Sicily.
The best travel books are shared here, with brief excerpts from books published about travel and destinations around the world.
Cuba: What Everyone Needs to Know Provides Answers to tough Political Questions that Tourists often Are Asked About By Marley Henderson Cuba: What Everyone Needs to Know, by Julia E. Sweig, touches on the deeper topics within Cuba, that are truly essential to understanding the culture. The history of Cuba has been very controversial under leader […]
Amsterdam. An exploration of the fabled Red Light District and surrounding attractions of this Netherlands city, an excerpt from the book Amsterdam Exposed.
Never Start Your Flight Hungry, and other Butler’s Advice By Marley Henderson Frequent travelers are no strangers to planes; but are they truly flying the right way? Charles MacPherson’s book The Pocket Butler’s Guide to Travel provides travelers with essential advice for planning, packing, and key ingredients to make the most out of your trip. MacPherson […]
Stories about people traveling around the US in their RVs By Brian Gage Dave Hoekstra’s newest book is a multi-purpose compendium focused on the history of, the culture behind, and general information on the RV lifestyle. With RV travel rising in popularity at an unprecedented rate among people from all walks of life, it could […]
By Taylor Owens Editor Chris Abani and several authors have released a new book that takes you on a journey through thirteen stories that stretch the boundaries of “noir” fiction and fully capture the essence of darkness that continues to prowl through the streets, alleys, and waterways of Lagos, Nigeria. Lagos Noir is a continuation of […]
Traveling all alone can be just the thing to cure your wanderlust and embrace the pleasures of solitude By Taylor Owens Stephanie Rosenbloom’s new book is a beautifully written account and examination of the unique joys and pleasures of solo travel that looks at the ways that being alone can be an opportunity to appreciate […]