Archives for January 2014

The Desolation of Smaug: A Welcome Return to Middle-Earth

By Wesley Sharer One of the most exciting literary adaptations of the past year, and certainly one of the most […]

Fact vs. Fiction: The Wonderful World of Saving Mr. Banks

By Loretta Donelan While watching Saving Mr. Banks, it’s hard not to wonder what the real P.L. Travers would think […]

Russia’s Golden Age – 19th Century Art, Literature, and Music in Moscow and St. Petersburg

Destination:  Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia Dates: April 2 – 13, 2014 (11 nights) For more information on this trip […]

The Book Thief and the Power of Storytelling

By Alyssa Smith The film adaptation of Markus Zusak’s 2005 bestselling novel was directed by Brian Percival and released in […]

The 2014 Literary Fauxscars: And the Nominees are…

By Amanda Festa It’s that time of year again: Award Show Season. Each year, the Hollywood Foreign Press awards Golden […]

IPEVO SuperCharger: The Multi-Tasking Traveler’s New Best Friend

By Antoinette Weil We at Literary Traveler worship books, and as such I don’t think any of us would admit […]

Safe, Solo, and Female: How to Book a Room of One’s Own and Have the Best Trip of Your Life

by Jessica Monk It’s a cliché but traveling alone really does help you rediscover the self that’s buried under the […]

10 Must-Watch Page-to-Screen Adaptations for Film Buffs

By Wesley Sharer Award show season is just beginning, and as we look forward to the Oscars (and the Fauxscars), […]

Escape to the Big Top: A Review of The Night Circus

By Kelsey Liebenson-Morse The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was […]