This month’s addition to the LMG Book Club is Wild by Cheryl Strayed. What would you do if you felt your world was falling apart around you? Buy new shoes? Head to a desert island? Sit at home in your pyjamas? Or head on a 1,100 mile hike of the Pacific Crest Trail? Well, the […]
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This month’s addition to the LMG Book Club is: Bollocks to Alton Towers: Uncommonly British Days Out by Robin Halstead, Jason Hazeley, Alex Morris and Joel Morris. The British have a reputation for being somewhat eccentric, and this book highlights this pretty accurately. Bollocks to Alton Towers: Uncommonly British Days Out is a travel […]
This month’s addition to the LMG Book Club is The Saffron Trail by Rosanna Ley. This book was recommended to me before my recent visit to Marrakech and I’m thrilled. Romance is a huge theme to the story in the book, however I liked to focus on the romance of the city described. Marrakech […]
This month’s addition to the LMG Book CLub is The Travel Book. I’ve always been fascinated by atlases and world encyclopaedias so I was utterly thrilled when I opened a Christmas present from my parents and discovered this gem. This beautiful book is exactly what it says on the cover – a journey through […]
The chances are that if you read any of this blog you love travel. You also probably veer more to the budget type of travel rather than the super expensive luxury type. Then you should definitely read Andrew Fraser’s book. Tripping the Flight Fantastic is one man’s account of how to find those sometimes […]
This month’s addition to the LMG Book Club is Twitchhiker by Paul Smith How do you decide where to travel to next? Chatting to friends and family? Be inspired by travel blogs? Throw a dart at a map? How about asking complete strangers on the internet? That’s what Paul Smith did. Relying solely on recommendations and the […]
This month’s addition to the LMG book Club is How Not to Travel the World by Lauren Juliff. If you’re not familiar with Lauren then I definitely recommend that you head over to her blog: http://www.neverendingfootsteps.com/ Anxiety, panic attacks, food fears, naivety, and a lack of common sense are not usually the qualities you […]
10 years ago I would have struggled to name all of the bookshops in Oxford. Now I struggle to remember which ones are still open. Due to increasing rental prices Oxford has lost many great bookshops in the last decade. I love nothing better than spending a day off than settled into […]
I am kicking off the LMG Book Club with Copenhagen Tales, a collection of Copenhagen based short stories. I’m excited that I’m heading off to Copenhagen in a few days. I wanted to get a feel for the city before my visit so when I found this book I was interested to see how it […]