Armchair Travel

The Nile, one of the world’s great rivers, has long been an object of fascination and obsession. English writer, photographer, and explorer Levison Wood is just the latest. His Walking the Nile is a captivating account of a remarkable and unparalleled Nile journey. Wild by Nature: From Siberia to Australia, Three Years Alone in the […]

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Armchair Travel

The Road Headed West: A 6,000-Mile Cycling Odyssey Through North America by Leon McCarron. What happens when you swap the nine-to-five for two wheels and a journey of a lifetime? Terrified of the prospect of a life spent behind a desk, without challenge or excitement, Leon takes off to cross America on an overloaded bicycle packed […]

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Travel Round-Up

Destinations of a Lifetime: 225 of the World’s Most Amazing Places. National Geographic takes you on a photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations, inspiring exciting ideas for your next trip. Ever thought about living in London, or just dreamed about it? Check out Moon Living Abroad London. From obtaining visas and arranging your finances […]

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Travel Round-Up

Wanderlust: For the Young, Broke Professional: Because Traveling Should Not Just Be a Luxury for the Rich by Deidre N. Mathis. Have you been yearning to travel and see the world but are limited on funds and resources? Have you ever considered taking time away from your day to-day life to obtain real life experiences through […]

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Passion for Travel

A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light by David Downie. Abounding in secluded, atmospheric parks, artists’ studios, cafes, restaurants and streets little changed since the 1800s, Paris exudes romance. The art and architecture, the cityscape, riverbanks, and the unparalleled quality of daily life are part of the equation. But the city’s […]

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Armchair Travel

Stay at home and visit the world. Peaks on the Horizon: Two Journeys in Tibet by Charlie Carroll. Charlie’s obsession began with his chance discovery of Seven Years in Tibet in the “Adult Reading” section of his grade school library. The battered hardcover with faded gold lettering sparked a twenty-year obsession with Tibet, and after […]

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World Travel Ideas

The greatest adventure is to travel, to see those places in the world that pack a mysterious power. The World’s Great Wonders: How They Were Made & Why They Are Amazing            Go beyond the visual spectacle of the world’s 50 greatest wonders, and discover what makes them such amazing places. With stunning images and […]

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Disney Vacation Plans

If you are planning the family vacation of a lifetime you might be seeking a little advice. Birnbaum’s 2015 Walt Disney World: The Official Guide The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2015 Universal Orlando: The Ultimate Guide to the Ultimate Theme Park Adventure 2014 Frommer’s Easy Guide to Walt Disney World & Orlando  2014 Fodor’s […]

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Planning a Road Trip

August is American Adventure Month so you may want to include some Action/Adventure titles or Legal Thrillers in your vacation reading material.  If you just finished your favorite author’s newest title take a look at the Library’s Readalike list of suggested authors.  We have included a variety of authors and genres including: Bernard Cornwell     Historical […]

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The Travel Guides Are Here

Winter and cold weather often makes us think of vacations and warm weather. Are you planning a cruise or a family vacation? The library can help, consider browsing these new additions to the collection. Cruising & Cruise Ships 2014 Fodor’s 2014 Caribbean Camping Pennsylvania Europe by Eurail 2014 : Touring Europe by Train The Unofficial […]

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