Category Archives: Tourism

Recreate Responsibly

Who knew that the National Park Service had a sense of humor. You can check-out some more clever posters on the official website.  

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Subarctic Road Trip

Those of you who follow TBTP on a regular basis know that I am slightly obsessed with all things Iceland. And of course I am already  planning my next visit—hopefully for early next summer. So, I was excited to read … Continue reading

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Book feathers

London-based artist Kate MccGwire is famous for her elaborate feather sculptures that seem to have a life of their own. Her current exhibition titled Discharge pours down like a huge tunnel of water from a 18th century bookcase. Created from approximately … Continue reading

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Bookstore Movements, or the Mariko Aoki Phenomenon

The first time that I stumbled upon the so-called Mariko Aoki Phenomenon (青木まりこ現象, Aoki Mariko genshō)I laughed it off as a poor attempt at bathroom humor. But the second time that I read about this Japanese bookstore issue I thought that it … Continue reading

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Another Train

For those of us addicted to travel this long period of staying in-place has sometimes resulted in waxing nostalgic about our former trips. But how often when we reminisce do we recall those missed connections, crappy hostels, and inedible meals … Continue reading

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Take a Coffee Trip

If you have been keeping up with Travel Between The Pages, you know that along with books and travel coffee is one of my main obsessions. Here at TBTP World Head Quarters we are big fans of our friends at … Continue reading

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Brideshead Unvisited

H/t Tom Gauld  

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The Narrow Road to the Deep North

As some readers know, much of my time is generally occupied finding and selling antiquarian travel books. Although I focus mostly on 19th and early 20th century travel guidebooks, I am interested in other travel literature and unrelated genres, as … Continue reading

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Welkom in Amsterdam 1922

Utilizing archival footage from Amsterdam’s EYE Museum and artificial intelligence,  digital artist Denis Shiryaev  created the amazing video below based on early 1920s filming in Amsterdam. The colorized images offer a rare glimpse into the city’s life before it became … Continue reading

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Vacation in a Box

Thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, most of us have been forced to postpone our summer vacation plans, but IKEA in Dubai has come up with a clever idea to offer “vacations in a box” to help send customers to far-flung … Continue reading

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