One Sip at a Time Learning to Live in Provence

Can a two-career couple really pick up stakes and move to Provence?Keith and Val had a dream-to live in Provence, the land of brilliant sunlight, charming hilltop villages, and...

The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East

Armed only with college Arabic and restless curiosity, Adam Valen Levinson set out to "learn about the world 9/11 made us fear." From a base in globalized and sterilized Abu...

The Streets of Paris A Guide to the City of Light Following in the Footsteps of Famous Parisians Throughout History

From the author of Hidden Gardens of Paris, The Streets of Paris is Susan Cahill's wonderfully unique guide to present-day Paris following in the footsteps of famous Parisians...

The New Paris The People, Places & Ideas Fueling a Movement

The city long-adored for its medieval beauty, old-timey brasseries, and corner cafés has even more to offer today. In the last few years, a flood of new ideas and creative locals...

Letters From Hawaii

Letters from Hawaii contains a collection of letters Mark Twain wrote for a newspaper publication. From a long, turbulent journey to the island, to his encounters with the...

NPR Road Trips: Postcards from Around the Globe Stories That Take You Away . . .

With generous splashes of popular culture and human interest, the NPR Road Trips series introduces you not only to far-off locations and unusual destinations, but to the people...

Thrilling Cities

In 1959, Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond, was commissioned by the Sunday Times to explore 14 of the world’s most exotic cities. Fleming saw it all with a thriller...

Italian Fantasies

"The germ of this book may be found in three essays under the same title published in “Harper’s Magazine” in 1903 and 1904, which had the inestimable...

An Inland Voyage

"An Inland Voyage” (1878) is one of the most well known R.L.Stevenson's travelogues. In 1878 the outdoor excursions were an unusual pastime so Stevenson seeks to...

To the New Owners A Martha's Vineyard Memoir

In the 1970s, Madeleine Blais's in-laws purchased a vacation house on Martha's Vineyard for the exorbitant sum of $80,000. 2.2 miles down a poorly marked, one lane dirt road, the...

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