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Book Shopping in Paris

Destination: France BOOKSTORES

Booksellers along the Seine
Booksellers along the Seine

A tip of the hat to Trazzler, who inspired this post. Trazzler lists short posts about beautiful bookstores around the world, including Paris. (UPDATE: Actually the page is gone, but you can do a search on Trazzler for beautiful bookstores and find them individually.)

Do take a look because the collection had me going WOW! or OMG! as I visited fantastic bookstores around the world. Continue reading Book Shopping in Paris

5 Things to Read: the Arab World in Troubled Times

Like a deadly domino game, the unrest keeps coming in the Arab world. Tunisia, Yemin, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya, Algeria, Jordan.  Most travelers are shying away from, for example, tourist-dependent Egypt.  In private correspondence, an American who lives there reports seeing 30-200 people in the Valley of the Kings (mostly Egyptians), where normally there would be as many as 8,000 in a day. Continue reading 5 Things to Read: the Arab World in Troubled Times