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Best New Travel-Inspiring Books of 2011

Far away places, with strange-sounding names,

Far away over the sea.

Those Far away places with strange-sounding names,

Are calling, calling to me.

Going to China, or maybe Siam.

I want to see for myself

Those far away places I’ve been reading about

In a book that I took from the shelf

(I copied the lyrics from this web page, Dean Martin – FAR AWAY PLACES LYRICS, but I prefer Margaret Whiting’s version on recording. Bing Crosby also sang the song, which was written by Margaret Whiting’s father.) Continue reading Best New Travel-Inspiring Books of 2011

Top Picks for Books: Ireland and Scotland


Destination: Ireland and Scotland

A GUEST POST by Jessie Vogts

Jessie writes: For our upcoming trip to Ireland and Scotland, I contacted several of my favorite travel writers and asked them for their top tips.   Here are  Favorite Books about Ireland and Scotland. Continue reading Top Picks for Books: Ireland and Scotland