(Book)mark! A round-up of the world’s most unusual bookshops

A few days ago, I wrote about two of my favourite bookshops: Atlantis Books on the island of Santorini, and Shakespeare and Company in Paris. This has since inspired me to do a bit more research into the worldwide 'indie bookshop scene' and I thought I would share some of the coolest links I came across:This slideshow features Flavorwire's pick of the 20 most beautiful bookstores in the world, most ...

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Atlantis Books, Santorini: Literary Heaven on Greek Island Paradise

  I've decided to take a break from chronicling my trip preparations to tell you about a little gem I recently discovered in Ia (or Oia), one of the townlets on the island of Santorini, Greece.  The southernmost member of the Cyclades group of islands, Santorini is rightly famous for its volcanic cliffs and views of its sea-filled caldera, its beach resorts, spectacular sunsets, and its locally-produced white wines (well, a little ...

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Movies about travel

Wanderlust Culture: 22 Films to Send You (Back)packing

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Amazon.co.uk WidgetsWhen you're planning a round-the-world trip for months, it can be difficult to keep the momentum going: there are times when the stress and sheer busy-ness of it all take over the excitement, and - particularly if you're still working a full-time job -, other times when you just slip back into your old routine and completely forget that you're about to put on your backpack and wave ...

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