Travel Book Review: Sadako and the thousand paper cranes

It’s easy to forget brutal histories and hurtful historical pasts in our quest as travel bloggers to share with our readers the beauty of the world. But that shouldn’t be the case. As a traveler, my aim is to not only show you how beautiful the world is but to also make you wiser. Learning […]

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Why every traveler should read the hobbit

There can be no better book to read on your travels than a timeless adventure involving a little hobbit from Middle Earth. A tale of something unexpected and perhaps even unwanted. Something that leaves him (and you) changed just as any adventure into the unknown would. My first real adventure began when I stepped out […]

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Book Review: Everything, Everything

There’s something about these slice of life books that engulf me from start to finish. It happened with Me Before You and now, Everything, Everything proved to be another novel that saw me read it from cover to cover in less than a week. After a long conversation with a friend, he sent me a link to […]

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Book Review: The Signature Of All Things

While in China, one day on my random walks I came across a rickety little bookstore in a dark alleyway. Now it does seem a bit absurd to be wandering down dark corridors in a country where nobody speaks English, just to get to a book store… but I did.  Amidst a range of cookbooks, […]

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Book Review: Me Before You

A friend recently recommended a popular book from Jojo Moyes that’s been making almost everyone whose read it well up with tears. I should just state that chick flick-like novels aren’t something I usually read, in fact, it’s more something that I watch on a late Saturday night but taking a twenty minute subway ride […]

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Book Review: Sophie’s World

I recently finished reading another novel – one which, on a normal day, I wouldn’t really pick up if I wandered into a book store back home. I guess that’s one of the great things about traveling – it makes you try new things, not just in the city you’re visiting but it may stretch […]

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