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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

Best 20 Travel Books


London Times on Line lists the best 20 travel books of the last century plus a video, “What books made you want to travel?” answered by Alexander McCall Smith and Colin Thubron. Don’t miss the video! (Note: you now have to sign up to see their archived content. Sorry.)

Oh dear, William Dalrymple is not on the list of best travel literature! Ahh, but see the video–Alexander McCall Smith does pick him. Continue reading Best 20 Travel Books