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Visiting Folly Cove: Why place matters in novels – & a book giveaway (contest ended)

Visiting Folly Cove: Why place matters in novels – & a book giveaway (contest ended)

My friend and colleague, Holly Robinson, author of Folly Cove (Penguin, 2016) and other engaging novels, shares a guest post about why place and setting matters in novels.

October 30, 2016 | By | 18 Replies More
5 Reasons why every woman should travel solo

5 Reasons why every woman should travel solo

Leyla Giray Alyanak, author of Women on the Road, explains why every woman should travel solo–whether she’s partnered or not.

October 12, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Book Giveaway – Home Sweet Anywhere (contest ended)

Book Giveaway – Home Sweet Anywhere (contest ended)

Lynne Martin’s new memoir, Home Sweet Anywhere, offers a roadmap and hefty dose of inspiration for the late life traveler.

April 11, 2014 | By | 32 Replies More
Win a riveting crime novel from Soho Press (Contest ended)

Win a riveting crime novel from Soho Press (Contest ended)

For more than two decades, Soho Press (through its imprint Soho Crime) has been publishing “atmospheric crime fiction” set all over the world.

November 12, 2013 | By | 9 Replies More
Douglas Ward on cruising and cruise ships

Douglas Ward on cruising and cruise ships

Douglas Ward, the man who wrote the (Berlitz) book talks about cruising and cruise ships.

August 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
Off the beaten path: Bicycle tours for travelers over-50

Off the beaten path: Bicycle tours for travelers over-50

I always perk up when tour operators design active trips for travelers over-50 — so I was delighted to learn about ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours. The 40-year-old company is co-owned by two sisters, Monica and Maria Elena Price. “Some 80 percent of our travelers are baby boomers and beyond, between the ages of 50 and 75,” says Maria

March 6, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Get a free ebook from Lonely Planet (Offer ended 3/31/2013)

Get a free ebook from Lonely Planet (Offer ended 3/31/2013)

  Lonely Planet tallied up more than one 1 million fans this week on both Twitter and Facebook. To celebrate, it has launched its “Thanks a Million” campaign. As part of the campaign, the publisher will make available for free as an ebook Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2013, the latest edition of the annual series that highlights the

March 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
In and out of Africa: Six tips for adventurers on safari

In and out of Africa: Six tips for adventurers on safari

  The Sound Of The String: An African Bush Country Adventure is a new novel by author, Brad Isham. In conducting research for his book, the internationally published author traveled to Africa on safari. He returned with these tips for adventurers on safari and graciously agreed to write this guest post for the readers of More

March 2, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
An interview with the author of ‘Iconic Spirits: An Intoxicating History’

An interview with the author of ‘Iconic Spirits: An Intoxicating History’

BOOK REVIEW – When I first met my fellow travel writer, Mark Spivak, on a trip to Emilia Romagna several years ago, he was a confirmed wine geek. So I was surprised to learn that he’s radically changed his stripes as author of a fascinating new book, Iconic Spirits: An Intoxicating History (Lyons Press, 2012).

November 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Traveler’s Library: A website linking travelers with books they’ll love to read

A Traveler’s Library: A website linking travelers with books they’ll love to read

WEBSITE REVIEW – Every once in a while, I trip over a website that seems so eminently useful that I know I’ll return again and again. Such was the case when I found A Traveler’s Library, a blog by Vera Marie Badertscher that reviews books to enrich a traveler’s experience of a destination.

September 12, 2012 | By | 5 Replies More
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