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6 Must-Visit Independent Bookshops in Norwich, UK

In 2012 Norwich was crowned England’s first UNESCO City of Literature. It was the second city in the UK to be given the title after Edinburgh was named the first City of Literature in 2004. This should mean there’s little surprise in knowing that there are a lot of great little bookshops in Norwich. Today …

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7 Best Things To Do In The Lake District (UK)

In the county of Cumbria in Northern England, you’ll find the Lake District National Park, one of the most popular places in the country to immerse yourself in nature and get away from everyday life. Here are the seven best things to do in the Lake District, for fans of nature, history, and literature! Spanning …

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Ambassade Hotel: A Cultural Haven in the Heart of Amsterdam

The Ambassade Hotel is synonymous with literature and art, and there really is no match for culture lovers looking for a wholesome place to stay that satisfies the mind, eyes, and stomach. The hotel is striking from the moment you approach it, stretching across sixteen 17th century canal houses on Herengracht and Singel, the heart of …

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22 Unique Literary Gifts for Book Lovers & Writers (2021)

Is there anything better than a bookish gift? So many of us grew up as bookworms: living in fantasy worlds, escaping reality through the pages of our books, and much of that was because the real world just doesn’t measure up. But these days, we have thousands of creative bookworms out there bringing to life …

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10 Literary Places In Devon and Cornwall

Many visitors to Devon and Cornwall, in the South West of England, don’t even realise that these two counties have so much literary history! Counties filled with fable and lore, not to mention stories of the famed King Arthur himself who, according to legend, was born in Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, it’s no surprise that this …

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How to Spend 2 Perfect Days In Haworth Yorkshire

As you step into Haworth village in West Yorkshire, it wouldn’t take much convincing to believe these words written so long ago had come true. Haworth Yorkshire is famous for being the home to the Bronte sisters and the place where much of their great literary works were written. Haworth retains an old fashioned charm …

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The Five Best Bookstores of Brooklyn

Williamsburg, Brooklyn is a delightful microcosm of all that’s trendy with today’s millennials. To our UK-based readers, it is to New York what Bristol and Brighton are to, well, all of England. It’s also in Williamsburg where you’ll find the best bookstores of Brooklyn. The Brooklyn area has vegan cafes, record stores, poetry events, and …

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6 Gorgeous Places to visit in Yorkshire (For Bookworms)

Yorkshire, infamously referred to by its inhabitants as ‘God’s Own County’, has been inspiring writers and poets for generations. What makes Yorkshire so special is undoubtedly its natural landscape. Windswept moors, dramatic coastal cliffs and rolling country fields, are just a selection of Yorkshire’s natural beauty on offer. And many of these places of natural …

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11 Beautiful Books Set in Tokyo (2021)

As many of the books on this list explore and celebrate, Tokyo is a city that contains multitudes. It is an Edo city of traditional Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. It’s also a pre-war town of narrow yokocho alleyways lined with ramen joints and izakaya. And it’s a modern metropolis of kawaii cafes, shopping districts, …

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