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Under the Tuscan Sun
3.73
really liked it
Frances Mayes bought a neglected villa in the Tuscan town of Cortona. The house was called "Bramasole", meaning "yearning for the sun", and the sunshi ...more
Sep 04, 2016
Aug 18, 2016
 
As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
4.19
really liked it
In 1934 Laurie Lee left his Cotswold home to walk south to see the ocean, then headed up to London. The nineteen-year-old played the violin on street ...more
Jun 08, 2016
May 27, 2016
 
Four Seasons in Rome: On Twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World
3.90
really liked it
On the day that his twin sons were born, Anthony Doerr received a letter informing him that he had won the Rome Prize. He was given a small apartment, ...more
Aug 25, 2015
Aug 21, 2015
 
Travels with Charley: In Search of America
4.07
really liked it
John Steinbeck took a road trip around the United States in the fall of 1960 "to try to rediscover this monster land." He bought a pick-up truck with ...more
Feb 22, 2015
Feb 13, 2015
 
Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu
3.86
really liked it
The South Pacific is not totally the paradise one might imagine from travel posters. J. Maarten Troost has written a humorous travel book where he tel ...more
May 08, 2014
May 01, 2014
 
Notes from a Small Island
3.91
really liked it
Bill Bryson, originally from Iowa, had lived in England for the last twenty years. When he and his wife decided to move their family back to the State ...more
Aug 2015
Aug 20, 2011
 
Traveling With Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story
3.45
liked it
3.5 stars
The tale from Greek mythology of Demeter and Persephone, mother and daughter, acts as a theme for this travel story. Ann Kidd Taylor had just
...more
Jan 23, 2015
Dec 23, 2014
 
Catfish and Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam
3.94
really liked it
Vietnamese-American Andrew Pham writes about his search for cultural identity in a book that is both a memoir and a biking travelogue. He remembers th ...more
Mar 23, 2014
Dec 16, 2013
 
On the Road
3.64
really liked it
Jack Kerouac based this book on a series of trips he took alone or with Neal Cassady across the United States and down to Mexico City. Full of youthfu ...more
Dec 18, 2013
May 02, 2011
 
Ten Million Steps on Route 6: A Fresh Look at America & Americans from Cape Cod to California
4.20
really liked it
Joe Hurley wore out six pairs of shoes as he walked across the United States on Route 6. The retired 59-year-old newspaper reporter from "The News-Tim ...more
May 05, 2015
Apr 30, 2015
 
Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback (Vintage Departures)
3.93
really liked it
Robyn Davidson was a young woman who had a dream of traveling with camels through the bush of the northern and western areas of Australia. She arrived ...more
Jun 09, 2015
Sep 19, 2014
 
Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
4.25
it was amazing
Recommended by Will

What a wonderful, inspiring book! Conor Grennan wanted to see the world so he took a year off from working. He decided to volunteer
...more
Jul 06, 2013
Jun 21, 2013
 
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
3.97
really liked it
When her mother died when she was twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed's life fell apart. Her family went in different directions, and she ruined her marriage w ...more
Jul 03, 2012
Jun 01, 2012
 
Mystic Seafood: Great Recipes, History & Seafaring Lore from Mystic Seaport
3.40
liked it
In addition to seafood recipes, this book included lots of information about the various types of shellfish and fin fish found mainly along the Atlant ...more
Dec 2012
Nov 28, 2012
 
Cruising Connecticut With A Picnic Basket
4.67
really liked it
Jan Mann has compiled a fun group of places to visit in Connecticut. For each trip, she gives an enthusiastic description of the attraction, a good pl ...more
Sep 12, 2011
Aug 21, 2011
 
1,000 Places to See Before You Die
3.84
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Jan 06, 2014
 
Around the World in Eighty Days (Extraordinary Voyages, #11)
3.91
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Aug 08, 2012
 
Kabloona
4.16
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Oct 14, 2012
 
Volkswagen Blues
3.48
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Oct 29, 2012
 
The River's Tale: A Year on the Mekong
3.77
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May 06, 2012
 
The Beach
3.91
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Dec 19, 2012
 
Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman
3.80
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Feb 25, 2013
 
The Longest Road: Overland in Search of America, from Key West to the Arctic Ocean
3.57
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Apr 15, 2013
 
The Great Northern Express: A Writer's Journey Home
3.66
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Mar 04, 2012
 
A Writer's House in Wales
3.76
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Sep 21, 2013
 
Dove
4.15
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Nov 26, 2011
 
A Year in Provence
3.95
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May 24, 2012
 
Looking for Alaska
3.87
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Feb 08, 2014
 
The Shadow of the Sun
4.37
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Feb 15, 2014
 
Shiver
3.62
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Nov 21, 2011
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