The first exploring I did was discovering new worlds through books and movies. As an adult, much of my travel is inspired by places I first knew about in stories. Before I travel to a new country or state, I search out books or stories about the area, often historical fiction or stories about people. […]
Books I Love
As a pretty shy kid who was reading at age 4, books were my first way to experience the lives of others, other places and times. To me, books are absolutely an adventure! When I visit a place, I usually read a corresponding book of historical fiction or set in the place. Here are some of my favorites! If you are planning on buying the book and buy it through the Amazon link your purchase will help pay for the costs of running the site. I hope you enjoy these books as much as I do.
An ideal way to get yourself into a spring mood, especially when the weather isn’t cooperating, is to use the first sunny day you get to visit Boston, Massachusetts while it is dressed up for spring. Boston is always a perfect city for history and walking, but when the tulips, hydrangea and cherry blooms add […]
While headed to Scandinavia this spring I had the chance to stop in Paris for one week! I can’t believe I hadn’t yet visited this iconic city. And spring in Paris is as romantic and beautiful as they say. We did most of our exploring of Paris in three days and spent the rest of […]
Books are the first adventures many of us experienced and have the power to inspire us to explore the world. Like travel, they are a way of getting out of our own experiences and being a part of the world. Here is a collection of books that inspired wanderlust in travel bloggers. Enjoy reading about […]