Festival Season Preview: The Hay Festival Returns to Kells

by G.J. Schear Kells. The very name suggests books. One of the most famous in the world, The Book of […]

Bookstore Review: Word, A Haven for Bookish Types in Brooklyn

by Haley Houseman On a bright and sunny corner of hip Greenpoint, there is 850 square feet set aside for […]

The Fantasy of the Arctic

by Katy Kelleher “Go West, young man” is an old adage, one that speaks to that particularly American dream of […]

On Pizza in Naples and Flying Solo: Five Questions with Literary Traveler Contributor Ruth Setton

Here at Literary Traveler we’re blessed with a truly amazing roster of writers. In our new column, Five Questions, we […]

A Weekend Away: The Quickie Culture Guide to Prague

by Audrey Burns Prague, the beautiful and historic capital of the Czech Republic, was home to Bohemian kings and queens, […]

The Importance of Empathy: Walking in Loung Ung’s Footsteps in Cambodia

By Katie Steinharter They say that at the end of the day, we’re all not that different. I disagree. Life […]

Wordsworth, Coleridge, and the Great Scottish Road Trip

By Danielle Pearson It is a truth universally acknowledged that every great friendship deserves a great road trip. I grew […]

10 Gifts for the Literary Traveler in Your Life

by Katy Kelleher From quirky stocking stuffers to grandiose globes, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite finds in our […]

Finding Balance in Bali: Anaïs Nin’s Message for the Island of Gods

By Tess Joyce “The colors, the perfumes, the dances, the music of Bali stay with you because they all penetrate […]

In Search of the Goddess: Following the Call to Kildare, Ireland

by Ruth Knafo Setton I hear the call in the deep heart’s core. – William Butler Yeats I heard it across […]