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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 (2020)

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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2 Perfect Days In Haworth Yorkshire

‘Heathcliff, make the world stop right here. Make everything stop and stand still and never move again. Make the moors never change and you and I never change.’ Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights As you step into Haworth village in West Yorkshire, it wouldn’t take much convincing to believe these words written so long ago had …

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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. The Brooklyn area has vegan cafes, record stores, poetry events, and five unique and wonderful bookstores. When you’re done shopping, don’t forget to …

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Oxford Itinerary: 3 Days in the City of Dreaming Spires

After having called Oxford my home for almost three years, I can say with confidence that it is one of the prettiest cities I have ever visited and lived in. Even though it isn’t the biggest, the city of dreaming spires can never bore you. It is rich in cultural wonders, as well as astonishing …

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6 Places to visit in Yorkshire for Book Lovers

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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10 Beautiful Must-Read Books Set in Tokyo

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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Bosudong Book Street: A Place for Busan Bookworms

While many may associate Busan with Haeundae beach, delectable fish cake, and Haedong Yonggungsa temple, there just so happens to be another spot in Busan no less amazing than these aforementioned spots! That is Bosudong Book Street.  While many things in Korea focus on the newest, the latest, the most luxurious, the name brand, and …

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