When travelling meets literature: Book Trails in Europe

What would you say about a literary holiday this summer? A useful tool for planning bookish holidays is The Book Trail - a platform that matches destinations with books. Each book trail has a literary map with selected points of interest that you can visit to get immersed in that particular story. Just like a … Continue reading When travelling meets literature: Book Trails in Europe

Every woman is the architect of her own fortune: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton (book review)

Don't you love the feeling when you read a book review and you think "oh, this sounds like a book I must read"? That's exactly what happened when I read Izzy's review of "The Miniaturist". And here I am now, writing my own review of this lovely book.

Life in the Annex during German occupation: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank (book review)

Every single time I visited Amsterdam there was an impressively long queue at the Anne Frank House, where Anne and other 7 Jewish people hid for 2 years from German soldiers during WWII. And I was always wondering why wait for so many hours just to visit a museum? Well, after reading "The Diary of … Continue reading Life in the Annex during German occupation: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank (book review)

My favourite bookstores in The Netherlands

If you enjoy reading books, there are high chances that you also enjoy visiting bookstores. I am personally very keen on discovering bookstores when I visit a city, as I feel it gets me closer to the culture and spirit of that place. During the two years spent in the Netherlands, I’ve discovered three very nice … Continue reading My favourite bookstores in The Netherlands