While the Coronavirus Pandemic crisis continues, there are signs that we are fighting back. Most of us are “sheltering at home” now, which will help mitigate the spread of the virus. And Scientists around the world are racing to find… Read More ›
With many of us “sheltering at home” for the next few weeks, I wanted to share some terrific books to take your mind off the troubles we are facing…this Wednesday Bookmobile offers books on travel, food, history, pulp fiction and… Read More ›
Meet “The Island President!” This “Cult Movie Monday” Has Real Life Political Treachery And A Disappearing Island Nation!
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 ›
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 ›