Imagine Life In Paradise! This week’s “Cult Movie Monday” takes you to a gorgeous string of idyllic islands in the Indian ocean…but political treachery and climate change threaten to destroy these islands forever… This is Male, the capital of the… Read More ›
South Pacific island
Cannibals! Headhunters! Paradise!? The “Wednesday Bookmobile” Heads To The Wild Wild Wild South Pacific!
It’s A Wild Wednesday Bookmobile! Look at the title of this book! How can you not love it! This “Wednesday Bookmobile” heads to the South Seas – not quite as exotic as you might imagine! Great travel writer J. Maarten… Read More ›
Time To Head To Siberia – The Bookmobile Boards The Legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad! As we all know, there’s been ALL THIS TALK ABOUT RUSSIA. Yet, even with all that chatter, we discuss it as a thing, not as a country… Read More ›
One of the world’s most beautiful – and smallest – islands is no more…as The Huffington Post Reports: A powerful hurricane in the eastern Pacific washed away an 11-acre island in the French Frigate Shoals, part of a national monument… Read More ›
Three Travel Books That Inspire “Wanderlust!” Planes! Trains And Automobiles To The Far Corners Of The World!
Three Travel Books That Gave Me Wanderlust! I love books. I love to read. I love to travel. I am about to take a plane, a boat, a train and who knows what else…with that setup, I also know there… Read More ›
Adventures In Russia – “Midnight In Siberia” By Train! A Terrific Memoir! How Russian Culture Feels About The US!
Time To Head To Siberia – by The Legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad! I love travel books, especially when they delve into the real lives of the people who live in the country being visited. In this case, a terrific book hears… Read More ›
This “did you know” image led me to one of the world’s most beautiful locations: a “glass beach” in Russia! A Real “Glass Beach!” This is why I love social media: there are so many amazing places in the world,… Read More ›
Welcome To “The Roof Of The World!” This unbelievable image is from Lhasa, Tibet. This area os central Asia, which includes Mt. Everest, is known as the “roof of the world.” I just read a book that took me on… Read More ›
Talk about a wall of ice! A small town in Newfoundland reports that an iceberg has washed ashore and has become a huge tourist attraction! Here is the story from The Guardian: A towering iceberg is causing traffic jams in… Read More ›
UPDATE! Disturbing News From Antarctica… The Larsen C iceberg has broken off from Antarctica! The New York Times is reporting that the Larsen C ice shelf has broken, creating a massive iceberg. The Washington Post also had a terrific and… Read More ›