8 Summer Vacation Destinations for Book Lovers

School is out and so is the sun! Summer is finally here, and it’s time to start plotting a travel itinerary for your coveted vacation time. If you’re a bookworm eager to tackle your summer reading list, why not also visit the places that inspired your favorite literary works? From New Orleans to Chicago, we’re…

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12 of the Most Beautiful Libraries in the World

If you’re not already a regular library goer, it may be time to reconsider your book-gathering habits—libraries are some of the best places in the world. (This is coming from a purely unbiased stance, of course.) First, they provide free books. Let me repeat that: Free. Books. Secondly, libraries can be places of astounding architectural beauty, rich with…

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The Indie Bookstore Tour of Seattle

Have you ever arrived in a new city and just wanted to see the bookstores? Whether you’re a Seattleite or have never been to the rainy city, we’ve created a bookstore tour of Seattle!

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Wonderful Wanderlust: Books that Make You Want to go Places

Travel is one of the most wonderful experiences granted to us – what other creature can say (relatively on a whim) that they want a change of scenery and to experience something new? With the potential exception of migratory birds, not many. So what influences us to want to see the sights? Often, it’s hearing…

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How to Make the Most of your Study Abroad Experience

Part 2 of  “Another Kind of Green”: 15 helpful tips from our editorial intern on how to prepare for and make the most of your time studying abroad. “Once in a while when it’s good, it’ll feel like it should.”  In John Mayer’s Song “Stop this Train”, Mayer compares life to a train that’s moving too fast, wanting…

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