Articles Tagged with books

Washington, D.C.

Listen and Learn at D.C.’s Best Record Stores and Bookshops

Washington, D.C., is a city like no other, where local culture and international influences collide to create unique communities, neighborhoods and shops. In D.C., independent businesses add character to their neighborhoods, especially the indie book…
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Peckham, London: Explore This British-Nigerian Hub with a Local Author

Oneika Raymond travels to the heart of Peckham, a bustling neighborhood in South London just a few miles southeast of the Thames River. There, she joins local author Jendella Benson for a walking tour of…
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17 Books and Podcasts to Sate Your Inner Traveler

In a perfect world, we’d all have the vacation time, freedom and resources to spend six months roaming the ancient Silk Road or snorkeling with whale sharks in the Maldives. The reality for most travelers,…

3 Books You Need to Read Before You Go to Santiago

For many travelers, our obsession with a country, city, or landmark first grips us when we read a book or a poem that paints a compelling and unforgettable picture of a place. In the case…
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Literary Baltimore: 7 Attractions for Book Lovers

Baltimore has certainly earned its nickname as “the city that reads.” Discover this city’s deep literary roots and how they inform all aspects of Baltimore life—from sports teams to culinary culture and beyond. The George…

Paris is for Book Lovers: A Literary Tour of the City of Light

The iconic Shakespeare and Company bookstore in Paris. (Photo: Russ Bishop / Alamy) Paris has inspired generations of writers, and some of the world’s most famed authors created literature on the banks of the Seine….

Librairie Yvon Lambert: Where ‘Print is Not Dead’ in Paris

Put simply, Librairie Yvon Lambert sells exceptional books. Set in the heart of the old Marais, this gem of a bookstore is a place of pilgrimage for bibliophiles from all over the city. At first…

When Travel Imitates Art: Spots Where Philadelphia Inspired Pop Culture

The City of Brotherly Love has long played muse to artists of all kinds, and Philadelphia’s people and places have earned a permanent position in pop culture. Although the Main Line mansion of Katherine Hepburn’s…
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Where to Find Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers from ‘The Wizard of Oz’

It’s been 10 years since a pair of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in “The Wizard of Oz” were stolen from The Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, Minnesota — a $1 million reward…

Orlando’s Best Spots for Baby Bookworms

Bookmark It is one of the best bookstores in Orlando for kids and bookworms of all ages. (Photo: Courtesy Bookmark It) Does your little reader zip through books in the blink of an eye? Check…