Best Travel Coloring Books to Inspire Wanderlust

A selection of travel themed coloring books

If you are traveling there are inevitably times when you will want something to do to keep you occupied. Whether this is during down time after a day exploring or during long flights or train journeys. I am a huge fan of quizzes and puzzles which is one reason you will find them on my […]

Best books about Croatia (or set in Croatia)

books about Croatia

If you are visiting Croatia soon why not take a look at some of my recommended books (both fiction and non-fiction) to read before your trip? A great way to learn about the country, its history and culture and prepare to make the most of your Croatian experiences. With an incredibly complex history (which I […]

A Novel Experience – A Visit to Barter Books Alnwick

(This post about visiting Barter Books was updated in May 2019)   Barter Books in Alnwick is the most magical place for book lovers and is somewhere I could happily pass a day (week/month) or two curled up in a chair devouring a book. As a child I experienced worlds beyond my imagination through the books […]

10 best South African books to read before you visit

(This post about best South African books was updated in March 2019) I have spent a number of years both living and working in South Africa (and Botswana) and love reading books about South Africa especially when I am a little homesick. I love reading about destinations before I go as it gives me a […]

10 non-fiction books about Canada to read before you visit (or move there!)

  For this particular books about Canada post I have included only a non-fictional selection. I seem to have chosen books of a more humorous nature of which there seem to be quite a few! If you want to BE Canadian this list will certainly help you – though the constant marrying together of the words […]