October 22, 2014

5 Travel Lit Titles That May Have Flown Under Your Radar

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; So many titles come out in the travel genre each year, it’s difficult to keep up with them all. Here are five interesting options that you may have missed. On the Road in ’68, by Tom Leech Essentially a published travel journal accented with historical event lists from both then and [...]

Book Review: Travel Yoga

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This instruction manual for travel yoga by Darrin Zeer, covers poses you can perform casually in the airport as well as tips for every portion of the trip, including layovers, at the luggage carousel, standing in line for the security check, on the plane, etc.  Some [...]

Product Review: City Walks with Kids – London

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Written by Emily Laurence Baker, this activity deck is designed with families in mind.

Life’s Work, Travel and Education

Three Cups of Tea

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′;     Discovering what we love, pursuing what we love and creating an opportunity to do what we feel is our life’s work is a gift. For many these discoveries take time and evolve through opportunities, hobbies, travel and every day life experiences. Sometimes it’s a chance meeting, a conversation with [...]

100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Susan Van Allen’s Italian travel book 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go is part travel guide, part “inside peek”.

Book Review: Stealing Fatima’s Hand

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; Carolyn Theriault’s move to Morocco thrust her into a situation many expats are familiar with: extreme cultural adjustment during a time of total career transition. Those of us who have been through this understand the punchy sense of humor that arises from the “might as well laugh as cry” phase so [...]

Book Review: Change Your Life Through Travel, by Jillian Robinson

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Photo Credit: Amazon.Com One of the things that struck me about this book was the author’s sincere interest in providing her readers with the necessary tools to start carving out their “travel transformation” experiences.

Book Review: World Stompers – A Global Travel Manifesto

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Photo Credit: CCCPublishing.Com Written by a gentleman by the name of Brad Olsen, this book is definitely written from the younger person’s perspective.

Wanderlust and Lipstick: The Essential Guide for Women Traveling Solo

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Photo Credit: WanderlustAndLipstick.Com Beth Whitman does an excellent job covering all of the potential details women and other first time travelers must consider before hitting the road. Packing, safety, selecting a particular type of trip, online resources and more.

Married to a Bedouin

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Photo Credit: Amazon.Com “Married to a Bedouin” by Marguerite van Geldermalsen is the fascinating story of the author’slife among the native Bedouin of Petra, Jordan. 

Book Review: Baghdad Without a Map

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Photo Credit: Penguin Group A collection of journalistic travel adventure tales from Tony Horwitz’s journeys through Arabia.

Book Review: Not So Funny When it Happened, Edited by Tim Cahill

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Photo Credit: Traveler’s Tales This book is basically a collection of brief, humorous travel essays from various writers, edited into one finished work.

Notes From a Big Country

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; Photo Credit: Amazon.Com (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Notes From a Big Country, by Bill Bryson. This was the book that introduced me to the work of Bill Bryson, via a referral from another traveling friend of mine.

Scotch and Holy Water

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Photo Credit: Amazon.Com Scotch and Holy Water, by John D. Tumpane is an up-close and personal look at integration into Turkish culture.