Books & Film

A Leap in Time

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 17, 2014 /
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Do you like time travel? I do, too. And Doctor Who seasons are never long enough. I remember reading time travel books when I was young, and thinking - this is one of the most magical concepts, EVER!

Italy: 100 Locals Tell You Where to Go, What to Eat, and How to Fit In

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 14, 2014 /
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You know when you've found a kindred travel spirit, you can't get enough of sharing experiences? And you talk all night, and then over coffee for breakfast, barely stopping and gleaning each other's knowledge for new places to go, things to see, dishes to try...

All the Broken Things

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 02, 2014 /
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Have you ever read a book that grabbed you by the heart and never let go? Such is the case with All the Broken Things, a novel written by Canadian author Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer.

Explore the World With Your Kids

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Nov 22, 2014 /
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One of the best things you can do for your kids is to raise them as global citizens. And the easiest way you can do that? Well, travel with them - as much as you can, as far as you can. Because they will be exposed to many different people, lifestyles, cultures, and landscapes, they will be interested in - and care about - the world around them.

Exploring Chicago Blues: Inside the Scene, Past and Present

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Nov 16, 2014 /
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Have you ever felt like you knew a place, only to learn something that peels back all your knowledge and gives you more? Such is the case with Chicago to me, with a new book by one of my favorite cultural travel writers, Rosalind Cummings-Yeates.

Peaceland: Conflict Resolution and the Everyday Politics of International Intervention

by Lin Yuhan / Oct 21, 2014 /
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Battle for Jerezi

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 18, 2014 /
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He's at it again. Author Talon Windwalker (I'm sure you've read his Rise of the Djall) has a new book out - the sequel (YAY!) to Rise of the Djall.

Music, Ireland, Love: The Carnival at Bray

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 30, 2014 /
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It’s difficult to move. It’s even more difficult when you’re a teenager – and you’re moving to another country. Such is the case with protagonist Maggie Lynch in Jessie Ann Foley’s fantastic new book, The Carnival at Bray.

Shipwreck in Ireland: The Sinking of the RMS Tayleur

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 26, 2014 /
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Sometimes a book grabs you by the heart and won't let go. Such is the case of an extraordinary new book by UK author Gill Hoffs, entitled The Sinking of the RMS Tayleur: The Lost Story of the 'Victorian Titanic'. I have to tell you: I started reading, and couldn't put it down.

The Gluten-free Guide to Travel

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 23, 2014 /
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Are you gluten free - and worried about traveling (and eating)? Never fear - help is on the way! We were recently sent a review copy of The Gluten-free Guide to Travel, written by Brette Sember.

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