Literary Attractions a Holiday Draw for Brits

Tweet To mark the 20th anniversary of World Book Day on 2nd March, 2017, new research from VisitEngland shows that more than half of British holidaymakers would visit a literary attraction on holiday in England. Findings also show that one … Continue reading →

Emirates World Book Day Competition in Celebration of the Launch of Its First Children

Tweet Competition celebrates children dressing as their favourite storybook characters and is part of the Emirates Flight Time Stories programme Emirates has announced a competition in aid of World Book Day, giving young bookworms the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime … Continue reading →

Great Lakes USA Celebrates World Book Day 2017

Tweet World Book Day is a celebration! It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and it’s a celebration of reading. In fact, it’s the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, … Continue reading →

125th anniversary of the first Sherlock Holmes short story

TweetThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Scottish author and physician, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, was published in 1892. Now a popular TV series, London is almost a character in itself in the Sherlock stories and it’s hard to imagine the … Continue reading →

Penzance to Host Cornish Language Festival, the Kernewek Festival

Tweet The 9-day festival bonanza created to celebrate the uniqueness of Cornish language, culture and heritage will take place at The Acorn Theatre in Penzance, the arts and entertainment heart of the city. Organised by Cornish Quest, a small charity … Continue reading →

Athens UNESCO World Book Capital for 2018

TweetGreece’s capital city has been named the UNESCO ‘World Book Capital’ for 2018. Athens was chosen because of its proposed activities in support of the entire book industry including meetings with writers, translators and illustrators, concerts, thematic exhibitions, poetry readings … Continue reading →

Wine tasting on a shoestring‏

Tweet Wine tasting on a shoestring in South America Wherever you are on the wine-lover scale – from oenophile to ‘anything’ll do’ – chances are you’ll go giddy over the rolling vineyards and budget-friendly tasting experiences on offer in South … Continue reading →

BookRetreats.com

TweetNew Travel Startup Aiming To Change The Way People Go On Vacation Berkeley, California: BookRetreats.com is launching its website that allows anyone to search over 250 handpicked yoga retreats and yoga teacher trainings from 34 different countries. Whether you’re stressed … Continue reading →

Scotland’s Top Bookshops

TweetThe Bookshop, Wigtown Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town for nearly 20 years, is home to a bewildering array of book-related businesses. If you’re serious about books head to The Bookshop, Scotland’s largest second-hand bookstore. With a mile of shelving and … Continue reading →

Jaipur Literature Festival

TweetThe 9th ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, the world’s largest free literary festival, demonstrates its global importance hosting the world’s leading writers and thinkers. The festival runs from Thursday 21st – Monday 25th January 2016 in the stunning historic setting of … Continue reading →