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A Perfect Weekend in Portland, Oregon (2-Day Itinerary)

If you’re looking to visit one of America’s most up-and-coming once hidden gems, Portland is the place to go! It’s filled with unique neighbourhoods, trendy shops, delicious cuisine, and much more. There’s truly something for everyone during a weekend in Portland, Oregon if you’re into culture, a quirky vibe, and a good time. Are you …

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10 Must-Visit Independent Brighton Bookshops (+ Lewes)

With the south-coastal city of Brighton being a hub of UK art and culture, as well as a loudly and proudly queer city, it’s no wonder that so many independent bookshops can be found in the wonderful city of Brighton. Just an hour outside of London, this easily accessible coastal city is a wonderful place …

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21 Best Independent Bookshops in the UK

The UK celebrates a beautiful diversity of bookshops. Whatever comes to mind when you picture an independent bookshop — whether that be a cozy cottage full of antiquarian books or a bold space for radical writers — you’ll find it in the UK. These are the best independent bookshops across England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern …

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10 Exciting Diverse Indie Bookstores in NYC

Go beyond New York City’s most famous bookstores to find some of the coolest independent bookshops that support local communities and help us diversify our bookshelves. Shopping for books is one of the best things in life. There’s something about wandering amongst shelves, browsing through colourful covers and inventive titles, and knowing that, eventually, either …

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The 8 Best Independent Bath Bookshops, UK

Bath is a favourite place to visit amongst literary types, one of the oldest and most architecturally beautiful little cities in all of the UK. The city has a Jane Austen museum (with a gift shop), the historic Roman baths which gave the town its name, the magnificent Royal Crescent and, of course, several of …

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Top 10 Beautiful And Obscure Tokyo Bookstores

With captivating cultural, historical and literary stories to tell, touch down in one of these ten Tokyo bookstores and let your inquisitive spirit run free.  The birthplace of the now world-famous contemporary Japanese literature, Tokyo is filled with library-style hotels, writers’ bars, and commuter trains jam-packed with keen readers.  It’s no surprise, then, to discover …

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Top 10 Most Stunning Libraries (In the World)

Whether you like to hibernate in a corner with your favourite reads or scour shelves searching for new knowledge – libraries can transport you to another world. Despite the modern emergence of digital over print, libraries retain their aura of significance and continue to be places of happiness and comfort for many people. Top 10 …

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York Ghosts & Haunted Places (+ Ghost Tours)

York, sometimes called The City of a Thousand Ghosts, has been touted for decades as the most haunted city in the UK, in Europe, even the entire world. When you consider that York has a rich history that goes back almost two thousand years, to the time of the Roman Empire, it’s not all that …

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11 Unique Things to Do in York (Local Secrets)

What an incredible city York is. A place rich in Roman, Medieval, Tudor, and Victorian history. A city for bookworms and art-lovers. A friendly, warm town of ancient cobbled streets and strange, enigmatic places. We have so much to say about historic, haunted York. So, let’s start with the most unique things to do in …

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