Tag Archives: Prague

A Moment Abroad

I love this stunning time-lapse video of the Czech Republic, Austria and Germany, and I think that you will love it too. Moment Abroad was shot and edited by Los Angeles-based cinematographer Andrew Walker.

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A Portrait of the City (a little delayed)

Regular visitors to TBTP know that I’m inordinately fond of  old travel guidebooks, whimsical book illustrations and tales of eastern European intrigue. Of course I couldn’t pass-up a crazy story that I ran across the other day that has all … Continue reading

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Discover Budapest

H/T to TBTP reader Rita from the website Love My Vouchers for this fun infographic (see below) on incredible Budapest. After spending a delightful week in Budapest this Spring, I’ve become an ardent proselytizer for the charms of Hungary’s capital. … Continue reading

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Do Not Miss the Bookcafe

Although the official name is Alexandra Kávézó, everyone just calls Budapest’s palatial Alexandra Bookstore “coffeeshop” the Bookcafe. Even though I have been hearing about the bookstore cafe for the last three years, I was not prepared for the gobsmacking grandeur … Continue reading

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Just Like Driving

Even if we have the opportunity (or chore) to travel by air on a regular basis, we rarely, if ever, get this vantage point on the trip. The video below was produced by SmartWings pilot Jakub Vlk to document a … Continue reading

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You Asked For It

When I meet readers of Travel Between The Pages, they often comment on the numerous photographs of libraries and bookshops that appear on the blog. Comment in a positive way that is. So, here are some more “library porn” shots … Continue reading

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City2Cities

City2Cities: International Literature Days Utrecht is an exciting international literature festival. Each year City2Cities, in short C2C, connects the city of Utrecht in the Netherlands with two other literary cities. In 2011 those cities were Edinburgh and Stockholm, this year … Continue reading

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Get Lost In Some Good Books

Way back in 2011 we shared a story on the book sculptures and installations of the Slovakian-born artist Matej Krén. Now the enormous stacked book assemblege that he calls “Idiom” has found a permanent home in the Prague Municipal Library … Continue reading

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GigaPanBot Does It Again

Photographer Jeffrey Martin of the website 360cities has created what maybe the world’s largest indoor photograph ever: a mindboggling 40 gigapixel, 360-degree image of the exquisite Philosophical Hall in the magnificent 12th century Strahov Monastery Library in Prague. Using the … Continue reading

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Libraries of Europe

A few of my favorite European libraries from an ongoing project. Send us some photos of your favorites.

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