National Geographic sent us the book, 100 Countries, 5000 Ideas for review. We were excited by it’s colorful cover and couldn’t wait to get started reading it. 100 Countries, 5000 Ideas is part coffee table book, part travel guide, and part inspiration manual. Most books try to do too many things and fail; however this […]
Happy to celebrate some fo the best travel writing and some awesome new blogs and amazing travel writing. We received numerous awesome submissions and included all of them below. They are in no particular order . Each post name is followed by a blurb about the post or the first few sentences of the post. […]
Partly because my last book review post Eat, Pray, Love Quotes was well received and partly because selfishly I want to have my notes from this book in one place for a reference I pulled together my favorite quotes from In Defense of Food…. But I contend that most of what we’re consuming today is no longer, strickly speaking, food at all, and how we’re consuming it — in the car, in frongt of the TV, and increasingly, alone– is not really eating, at least not in the sense that civilization has long understood the term.” “But who knos what else is going on deep in the soul of the carrot.
Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert details the author’s journey from New York to Italy, India, and Indonesia. It could be read as a travelogue, detailing experiences in varying cultures. But, what separates Eat Pray Love from most travelogues is the intensity with which you as a reader become engrossed in Gilbert’s emotional journey. Gilbert […]