Inspired by an old Top Ten Tuesday topic (from June 2018), I decided to look into my recent reading history and put together 10 books that awaken the travel bug in me.
There is something magical about islands, and this book about Madagascar's heritage proves once again this point. "Red Island House" tells captivating stories of marriage and identity, love and loyalty, destiny and freedom. If you love discovering new cultures or you're interested in African heritage, this book is definitely a great option!
One of the beautiful things about blogging is that you meet awesome people who are interested in similar topics as you are. Because of my recent interest in sewing I got to know Tierney and her quilts stories. Tierney nominated me to the Liebster award - and here I am, answering her call! Answer the … Continue reading The person behind the blog (Liebster award tag)
Welcome to a new bookish journey around the world! This post presents book covers of Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf. As it is a well-known classic all around the world, this book has such diverse book covers! It was difficult to choose the most interesting ones, you’ll see there are more examples than usually included in … Continue reading Book covers around the world: Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
You know me, I love everything related to books and travelling! When I read about the tag created by Renée from The Global Bookworm - The Global Reader Book Tag, I immediately knew I wanted to join the discussion. To spice things up from a visual point of view, the answers are accompanied by beautiful illustrations created … Continue reading The Global Reader Book Tag
What would you say about a literary holiday this summer? A useful tool for planning bookish holidays is The Book Trail - a platform that matches destinations with books. Each book trail has a literary map with selected points of interest that you can visit to get immersed in that particular story. Just like a … Continue reading When travelling meets literature: Book Trails in Europe
It's been more than 1 year since I started WanderBooks - the initiative of sending my books for free to readers eager to read them. Now it's time for a yearly review of WanderBooks! This is how WanderBooks statistics look like at the moment: 📚 18 WanderBooks travelling in the world 🏁 14 countries reached 🌎 3 continents … Continue reading Sending books for free in the world: 1 year of WanderBooks
I love adding a bookish touch to my holiday by visiting nice/unusual bookstores. And during my recent trip to Oslo I discovered an amazing place - Eldorado! It is situated in the city center and it is a must visit if you're in Oslo 🙂 The bookstore itself opened in 2003, and its motto “Culture … Continue reading Culture since 1891: the Eldorado bookstore, Oslo
Welcome to a new bookish journey around the world! This post is about the book covers of 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami. As it is one of my favourite books and it also achieved a high level of popularity all around the globe, I was really curious how its covers were illustrated in different parts of … Continue reading Book covers around the world: 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
When two of your hobbies meet in the same blog post ... there's a lot of enthusiasm involved for sure! At the intersection of bookish blogging and travelling, I found today's Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Take Place In Another Country (I guess another country than the one I live in). Top Ten Tuesday was created by The … Continue reading When travelling meets literature: Books that take place in another country (Top Ten Tuesday)