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…
About the Journey

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…
Culture + Style

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…
Culture + Style

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…

Practice the Art of Magazine Browsing at This Taipei Library

Boven Magazine Library. Of all the things to do in Taipei, you probably didn’t consider magazine browsing. (Photos: Sean Marc Lee/ VSCO) Located just off Fuxing South Road, lane 107 is as secluded as they…

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….
Tips + Trends

How to Fight Jet Lag: Exclusive Excerpt from Arianna Huffington’s ‘The Sleep Revolution’

TRAVEL, TIME ZONES, AND JET LAG MINUS THE JET Even for those who normally sleep well, nothing can disrupt sleep like travel. Our circadian rhythms didn’t evolve with jet planes and air travel in mind,…

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…

Got 24 Hours in Taipei? Here’s How to Spend Them in the Most Perfect Way

It’s 5 a.m., and although my head hit the pillow, post-nightcap, just a few hours prior, I can’t sleep. As always when I travel, I’m craving stimulation, not slumber. I want new neighborhoods to explore,…