Translated Literature & Cultural Travel

We help to expand your horizons with reviews of the latest fiction and poetry from around the world and showcase cultural adventures that inspire. We specialise in unique travel guides, delicious culinary experiences, and everything art and literature related.


Explore the most beautiful, historic, and artistic places around the world with real curiosity and heart.
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8 Fantastic Romania Tattoo Artists

Romania, birthplace of Vlad Dracula the Impaler, home to some of the most impressive medieval…

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10 Top Tattoo Artists in Italy

When you think of Italy, you have a few options for what pops into your…

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A London Afternoon Tea for Two (With Whittard)

One of the most charming and traditional things to do in London is a spot…

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A Perfect 4-Day London Itinerary for Book Lovers

London is one of the most bookish cities in the world, there’s no shortage of…

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How to Make Katsudon (+5 Katsu Recipes)

Katsu is a fascinating part of the Japanese cuisine. While at first it simply seems…

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10 Books to Read Before you Visit Romania

How much do you really know about the history, cuisine, art, and culture of Romania?…

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Read our reviews of translated literature, author spotlights, essays, and translator interviews to discover something new.

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“If you want to know a country, read its writers.”


– Aminatta Forna


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