Joe Wilkins made over fifty trips in remote regions of the Brooks Range. Check out his book, “Gates of the Arctic, Twelve Years of Arctic Exploration”
The best travel books are shared here, with brief excerpts from books published about travel and destinations around the world.
Mike and Anne Howard Share their Honeytrek Secret Mike & Anne Howard left for their honeymoon in January 2012 and have been exploring the globe ever since on what has become the World’s Longest Honeymoon. Using Anne’s background as a national magazine editor and Mike’s as a digital marketing executive and photographer, they created HoneyTrek.com […]
A Female Doctor’s Journey in the Saudi Kingdom By Qanta A. Ahmed, MD Qanta Ahmed, a young British Muslim doctor, takes a position at the top hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on a whim, hoping for adventure and acceptance in the Middle Eastern Kingdom. What she comes to experience during her two-year stay is shockingly […]
A Francophile shares a day out picking grapes in the real France: Languedoc Part diary, part travelogue, Chez Mwah: How to Languish in the Languedoc tells the story of the reality of owning a holiday home on a budget in southern France. This is not the posh South of France – not your chic Nice, stylish […]
A new children’s book, All Fish Faces,” shows what many different ocean fish look like and how they live, and a blogger traveled the world volunteering.
In his trademark witty and informative style, David Downie embarks on a quest to discover “What is it about the history of Paris that has made it a food lover’s paradise?” And which temples of gastronomy are still called Bouillons and serve boiled beef? Long before Marie Antoinette said, “Let them eat cake!” (actually, it […]
The Scenery and History of New York’s Hudson Valley Hudson Valley Reflections: Illustrated Travel and Field Guide by Michael Adamovic documents scenery, historic sites, architecture, and more within the 100-mile-long region. Discover the natural and architectural wonders that abound in New York’s Hudson River Valley in this lavishly illustrated travel and field guide. The unique […]
How to Get the Most Taste Out of Your Trip to Portugal Portuguese country-style home cooking and Michelin-rated restaurants receive equal treatment in this newest addition to the Eat Smart series of culinary travel guidebooks. A huge variety of seafood, rice, and spices from around the world acknowledge Portugal’s history as a seafaring nation. Hundreds […]
“Being lost is not about losing one’s way, but rather the utter pleasure of being nowhere specific. There is something about not being in somewhere that is intensely freeing.” David Skernick’s Yellowstone Country: Idaho, Wyoming & Montana (Lost on Gray Roads)loses itself along the back roads of the Midwest, capturing the globally revered natural wonders […]
Mexico City Streets: Highlights of La Roma Neighborhood By Lydia Carey Mexico City Streets: La Roma is a guide to one of Mexico City’s most vibrant and artistic neighborhoods. Written for both locals and tourists, this book will help you navigate alleyways and barstools while at the same time providing practical information about life as […]
Jamaica, The Land of Film, tells the story of the many movies shot on the island By Peter Polack If Jamaica were an actor she would have appeared in more than one hundred and forty-one films according to a popular internet database. In the new book, Jamaica, The Land of Film, these locations are cataloged […]
A funny and heartwarming story of one woman’s attempt to walk off a lifetime of fear–with a soulmate, bad shoes, and lots of wine. The Worrier’s Guide to the End of the World is a tale of adventure, friendship, and regret. Torre DeRoche is at rock bottom following a breakup and her father’s death when […]