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Indiana to India with Songwriter Carrie Newcomer

Musical Travel

By Kerry Dexter

Carrie Newcomer's album: Everything is Everywhere
Destination: India

Music: Everything is Everywhere by Carrie Newcomer.



Carrie Newcomer
Carrie Newcomer. Photo by Jim McGuire

Songwriter Carrie Newcomer was working on what would become her twelfth album, a gathering of songs on differing aspects of change called Before & After, when change came calling at her door. Newcomer has traveled widely with her music and was booking tour dates in support of the new album, but — India? That wasn’t in her plan. Continue reading Indiana to India with Songwriter Carrie Newcomer

Book Echoes Artist’s Spare Style

Another book about a woman, and this time it is the book that is unconventional. March, the International Woman’s Month.

Book Cover: Mumbai New York Scranton
Destination:India and United States

Book: Mumbai New York Scranton (NEW March 12, 2013) by Tamara Shopsin

I’m fumbling a bit as I figure out what to say about this intriguing book.  First, you should know despite the title which hints at a journey, it is not a travel memoir, even though it describes three places. But on the other hand, the first third of the book could be considered a memoir of travel in India, until you read the last third of the book and discover that the first third was not quite what it seemed to be. Yes, Tamara Shopsin and her husband, Jason, travel in India, and yes, the country comes under the sharp observation of a gifted artist, but it is not necessarily ABOUT travel. Her observations of herself and other people are similarly clear-eyed. Continue reading Book Echoes Artist’s Spare Style

5 Best Movies of 2012 to Inspire Travel

Wednesday Matinee

By Jane Boursaw

Destination: India, France, Michigan, Yemen, Alaska

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Judi Dench and Celia Imrie in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

For my monthly column here at A Traveler’s Library, I love scouring the world of cinema for the best movies to inspire travel, whether it’s relaxation or adventure you seek. Here’s a round-up of some of my favorite travel films from 2012: Continue reading 5 Best Movies of 2012 to Inspire Travel