Literature Travel Articles

Ask travelers a list of their hobbies, and reading is going to be on the vast majority of those lists. The following articles offer advice on great books to read, literary journeys to follow, and even a list of places to drink like your favorite writer.

 
8 Great Travel Reads that Make You Want to Hit the Road
8 Great Travel Reads that Make You Want to Hit the Road Looking for some travel inspiration? Just pick up one of these books recommended by Jessica McGovern and you'll be itching to hit the road again in no time.
Leaping Off The Page: 10 Literary Locations To Visit With Kids
Leaping Off The Page: 10 Literary Locations To Visit With Kids Forget Harry Potter’s Wizarding World. Joanne O’Sullivan discovers literary destinations that will leave kids with a longer lasting impression than they can get from a ride on a hippogriff roller coaster.
Confessions of a Travel Fiction Junkie
Confessions of a Travel Fiction Junkie You may not find Travel Fiction listed under the Dewey Decimal system, but for Anne Supsic, the term describes good reads with endearing characters that will enrich your travels and transport you to foreign locales.
Nine Pilgrimages For the Lover of Western Literature
Nine Pilgrimages For the Lover of Western Literature Physically explore the geography behind the some of the greatest works in Western Literature – places that inspired the authors, places they lived and wrote, or, in some cases, places they brought into being through their literature.
10 of the Most Beautiful Libraries and Bookshops to Visit on Your Travels
10 of the Most Beautiful Libraries and Bookshops to Visit on Your Travels Whether you are a bookworm or not, libraries are often distinguished architectural landmarks that can provide deeper insights not only into a country’s literature, but also its culture and history as a whole. Isabel Eva Bohrer explores 10 libraries worth visiting on your travels.
Ten Places You Can Drink Like Your Favorite Writer
Ten Places You Can Drink Like Your Favorite Writer Ever wanted to drink like Hemingway? Stephanie Yoder lists some of the most literary bars in the world, and gives cocktail recommendations so you can drink like your favorite author.
Four Hidden Literary Gems in New Orleans
Four Hidden Literary Gems in New Orleans New Orleans is more than just Mardi Gras. Jessica Broughton recommends her favorite Big Easy spots guaranteed to delight writers and literature lovers.
Book Review: The Lost Girls
Book Review: The Lost Girls Whether long-term travel is on your dream list or not, you can probably relate to the feelings of the Lost Girls - three 20-something women who decided to push pause on the conveyor belt of life in order to find out if they were really heading in the right direction and set off on a year-long, round-the-world adventure.
World Travel Through Literature: 8 Authors Who Take You Places
World Travel Through Literature: 8 Authors Who Take You Places If you are short of time and money but still ache to travel the world, take a trip to your nearest bookshop instead and travel with these 8 authors and their inspiring novels about places and journeys.
How I Travel: Mark Twain
How I Travel: Mark Twain In this week's "How I Travel" we examine the travel style of Mark Twain, one of the world's best travel writers, through his own words.