Category Archives: Literary Travel

Finding amazing places important in the world of literature.

5 Literary Characters Who Mirror My Travel Style

tips for anxious solo travelers

Y’know, maybe it’s because I turn 30 soon, but I think a lot about how my personality changed throughout the years. My 20s? Was a decade of extreme growth, fueled by triumphs and failures. The roller coaster ride still makes me breathless. Undoubtedly, thanks to my first fateful solo trip at 26, travel left its mark on my mannerisms […]

Spooky Literary Delight: Things to Do in Salem MA

things to do in salem

Things to Do in Salem MA Fall is the best time for doing things in Salem. October is finally here! Yay! Are you ready for some awesome spooky weeks? I know I am! Readers, I have to tell you that October has always been one of my favorite months. And really, is it any surprise […]

The Best Bookish Cities in Europe

beginners guide to Porto

Europe’s Best Bookish Cities Are you ready for some literary wanderlust? I know I am! As an English teacher, I feel like it’s my super special duty to promote literature destinations – of all shapes and sizes – from around the globe! I love books (and they love me)! Some travelers seek out authentic street […]

My (Very British) Literary Dream Trip

I want to take a literary dream trip. Actually, I want to take a million literary dream trips to a million different countries, but no one has time to stroll through all my bookish fantasies. It’s summer, and we all wanna enjoy warm sunny skies (at least in the northern hemisphere). So, for this post, […]

In Honor of #Shakespeare400: A Photo Essay of Stratford-Upon-Avon

Shakespeare400

Today, April 23rd 2016, marks 400 years after William Shakespeare’s death. To be honest, I had no idea such a huge literary anniversary loomed on the horizon. Blame excessive lesson planning and exhaustion. I feel like I ought to turn in my “English Nerd” card, but I digress. Besides J.K. Rowling and Oscar Wilde, I […]