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Friday, June 9, 2017

Travel Memoirs

I’ve blogged about several travel destinations and travel accommodations for book lovers:

vacationing in Scotland and running a bookstore for a week:  http://schatjesshelves.blogspot.ca/2016/02/a-bookshop-holiday.html








browsing in the world’s biggest bookstores:  http://schatjesshelves.blogspot.ca/2017/05/worlds-biggest-bookstores.html

touring filming locations for Game of Thrones:  http://schatjesshelves.blogspot.ca/2017/06/a-game-of-thrones-vacation.html




browsing through quirky bookstores around the world:  http://schatjesshelves.blogspot.ca/2017/05/quirky-bookstores.html




having a glass of wine in a hotel bar with a library:  http://schatjesshelves.blogspot.ca/2017/05/a-library-in-hotel-bar.html




visiting the world’s largest chained library:  http://schatjesshelves.blogspot.ca/2017/05/hereford-chained-library.html



touring the sites of one or more of Dan Brown’s bestsellers:  http://schatjesshelves.blogspot.ca/2017/06/dan-brown-tours.html



Since I’ve devoted so many entries to travel, I thought it only appropriate to suggest some travel memoirs.  Non-fiction is not something I read often, but when I do, travel memoirs are my usual choice. 

Here are two sites which give some suggestions for travel memoirs which sound interesting to me:

And here’s an interesting article about female travel writers and some of their works:  https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/feb/28/where-female-travel-writers-gone-sara-wheeler.