Search Results for:

venice

Glamping at The Nordisk Village near Venice, Italy

How many people can say that when they visit Venice they wake up in the morning to a cacophony of birds tweeting away, a family of rabbits waiting to greet them as they venture outside and a glimpse of a rare and endangered red squirrel?  Well, that is exactly what…

Read More

Camping Ca Savio – An alternative stay when in Venice

When you reminisce about a holiday what do you remember most?  For me, when I close my eyes and think about all the wonderful holidays we have had at Camping Ca Savio, I smell the pine trees that shelter you during the midday sun; the trees that protect you during…

Read More

Review: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

“Hamnet is a novel inspired by the lost son of a famous playwright. It is a story of the bond between twins, and of a marriage pushed to the brink by grief.” Hamnet is part of a pair; a twin and as you may expect, they are completely inseparable. Apart…

Read More
Hemingway in Italy by Richard Owen part of the armchair traveller series by Haus Publishing

Review: Hemingway in Italy by Richard Owen

“It was northern Italy which gave him his first taste of freedom, of passion, of companionship under fire, perhaps too of the liberty from the Protestant constrictions of the American heartland in which he had grown up.” (Page 7) When people think of the great writer, how do they picture…

Read More
Dreaming of Verona by T.A. Williams, romance novel with a mention of Shakespeare

Review: Dreaming of Verona by T.A. Williams

What did Suzie say to Alexandra to cause her to throw prosecco over her in front of a full restaurant? Before being introduced to the two main characters of this novel, you can’t help but be drawn in by the prologue. Intrigued by who these two individuals are and what…

Read More
There are several different cycling routes varying in levels of difficulty, making it accessible to all via @tbookjunkie

Cycling in Italy: Which Route Suits You?

Why would any cyclist not want to take a tour of Italy? With a range of picturesque routes from magnificent mountainsides to the crystal-clear coastline, there is something to suit everyone. Not only will you get a glimpse of the stunning scenery, but you can also enjoy fantastic food and…

Read More

27 Books Being Transformed into Films in 2018

If like me, you have that annoying habit of wanting to read a book before watching the film, then you better get reading.  It seems that 2018 is going to be a great year for the book-to-film industry with no less than 27 new releases coming out that first started…

Read More

What Every Bookworm Needs for a Relaxing Day at the Beach

Bookworms and the beach… yes you have read that correctly, even we need some much needed vitamin D sometimes. Granted, whilst it is fair to say that we normally tend to gravitate towards bookshops, libraries or cafes that house delightful little reading nooks, we have also been known to occasionally…

Read More