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Best Travel Books of 2016

The Best Travel Books 2016 2016 was a great year for travel books! Here's my list of the best travel books of the year; those that will inspire you to travel, broaden your horizons, and become favorites you keep returning to. Grape, Olive, Pig: Deep Travels Through Spain's Food Culture Matt Goulding...

Weekend Wanderlust (vol 48)

- Yurts and miniature donkeys? Yeah, I'm in. - Letter sent to Iceland farm with hand-drawn map instead of address gets there anyway - Good on paper, but I'll be the crazy lady you hear in the next room swearing at thin air - I've seen these awesome photos in the blogosphere...
- Colorfully edited photos of Botswana's flora - The secret apartments of New York libraries - Gorgeous leather travel cases that I don't need, but enjoy gazing at - I find something weirdly charming about hideous public transport upholstery, but might not go quite as far as this designer - An incredible storefront...
Rice, Noodle, Fish is part travelogue, part food guide, and one of the best I've read from either category in quite some time. Stunning landscapes might stir my wanderlust, but what I ultimately want to know is "What do they have to eat?" Matt Goulding ably answers that question, traveling...
A gorgeous new book from Taschen compiles over 800 vintage, straight-from-a-fairytale Photochrom photos from early 1900s Germany. Full of "medieval towns, rural traditions, and mystical forests, creating a fascinating and nostalgic panorama of a long lost epoch before the ravages of time and history set in," the photos offer a...

Spotted

Rad images and things spotted lately! Top photo, Bolivia's tropical family portraiture. Madewell continually feeds my obsession with vintagey leather bags https://youtu.be/i7hPC0cTBko   the psychedelic moon maps of the 1970s read all night tee via from the book Graphique de la Rue: The Signs of Paris aquamarine crystal ring by Hawkhouse the beautiful debris left behind after a...
Heading to the beach this summer? Here's 5 engrossing travel books to toss in your bag:   1. The Rocks by Peter Nichols An intriguing love story set against the romantic backdrop of the Mediterranean. Dark secrets and lush landscapes make The Rocks a perfect beach read! 2. Daughters of the Samurai...

Spotted

Rad images and things spotted lately! Above, the clay lagoon, trancoso, brazil, via the voyageur. the secret possessions of frida kahlo dino tree wes anderson's bar luce because I'm not done with the 90s yet. banderas crop top not seeing the world abandoned detroit house gets adorned with 4,000 flowers the forgotten pyramids of meroë this must...
I so enjoyed losing myself in this Reddit thread on beautiful writing that sticks with you. I had to share some of my own favorite passages, from the thread and elsewhere: From Moby Dick by Herman Melville: Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp,...
What are you up to this weekend? I'm settling back into my daily schedule after not nearly enough time in New York (photos to come next week) and planning a short doughnut pilgrimage sometime soon. Here's an extra big wanderlust-inspiring link list for your weekend: - Tarot cards brought to...