Category Archives: Travel Writing

You Too Can Be A Londoner

Carl Goes London is a new flavor in travel guidebooks; it offers a useful perspective for visitors whether they are in London for three days, three weeks or three months. Written with the digital nomad in mind, the book provides … Continue reading

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Guide to Tokyo

Regular readers of TBTP have probably noticed that I have a fascination with travel guidebooks, both contemporary and antiquarian. If you saw my library, you might even call it an obsession. I’m always intrigued when I stumble upon a novel … Continue reading

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Vice Travels Well

Last month, VICE released the inaugural episode in its new series of Vice City Guides videos. The first episode focuses on Brooklyn, New York (of course), with shows to follow soon on Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Miami, Las Vegas, … Continue reading

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Egypt and Its Monuments

A book buyer just requested some images from this fantastic 1908 edition of Egypt And Its Monuments by Robert Hichens with illustrations by Jules Guérin so I thought I’d share them here as well. Over the years, I’ve bought and … Continue reading

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Another Year Immersed in Biblichor

Here we are again at the end of another year. It’s a time for stock taking, both literal and metaphorical. Regular followers of Travel Between The Pages may be aware that in real life I am a bookseller. At this … Continue reading

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Flying is so much fun

If you are a New York Times reader, you have likely seen the brilliant work from artist and author Christoph Niemann. He recently documented a typically uncomfortable transatlantic flight from NYC to Berlin (with a layover at Heathrow) with a … Continue reading

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Goes Well With Beer

Dogfish Head is one of our best regional craft brewing companies. Now the microbrewery’s founder Sam Calagione has branched out in an entirely unexpected direction. The former college English major turned brewer has launched a print magazine called Pallet. The … Continue reading

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It’s a Lonely Planet

Today, the premier issue of the new Lonely Planet magazine hits the newsstands in the United States. You may be saying to yourself: “but I’ve seen copies of the Lonely Planet magazine all over the world for years”—and you would … Continue reading

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Driving While Black

Between 1936 and 1966, an unconventional travel guidebook series was published specifically for African-American motorists. The Negro Travelers’ Green Book was sadly necessary to provide Black motorists and travelers with scrupulously accurate information on accommodations, restaurants and auto services during … Continue reading

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2001: A Blog Odyssey

While I was otherwise engaged, Travel Between The Pages somehow managed to publish 2000 posts. To be honest, I launched the blog five years ago on a whim with no long term plan, or goal for that matter. I did, … Continue reading

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