The Renwick Hotel in New York City

by Francis McGovern In our series on literary and historic hotels, we take a look at some hotels that can inspire […]

Spending The Holidays with Catie Copley at the Copley Plaza Hotel

By Tava Hoag and Francis McGovern If you have a little Literary Traveler (who loves to read and go out […]

Cranwell Resort and Spa: a History of Inspiration

by Francis McGovern one of my favorite memories from my stay was simply sitting outside and taking in views of […]

An Escape in Portland for Any Season

by Francis and Linda McGovern Sometimes the volume in our minds could use some turning down, a way to de-clutter […]

50 Shades of Escape: Literary Trips To Heat Up Your February

by Marisela Navarro. I have always considered reading fiction to “escape” an active pursuit, not a passive release. It feels […]

A Creative Retreat at Mirbeau Inn & Spa

In early November, the Literary Traveler staff headed out for a retreat. We wanted to refresh our minds, to open […]

The Library Hotel: Literary Luxury in New York City

By Amanda Festa Hotels belong to no one and everyone. They are temporary resting places, providing transient comfort when we […]

La Belle Helene: A Rare Discovery at Greece’s Mycenae

By Albert Englehardt “See, here is the German archaeologist Wilhelm Dörpfeld’s signature, and here is Agatha Christie’s, and over there is […]

The Legendary Hotel Elysée: Last Home of Tennessee Williams

by Jessica Monk Despite witnessing the color and culture shock of the twentieth century, the atmosphere at the Hotel Elysée […]

The Beat Hotel: American Writers in Paris, 1957-1963

By Matthew Nilsson Standing on the shores of Paris’ Left Bank, tucked away on Rue Gît-le-Cœur, I check my map, […]