Heritage of Madagascar seen through the eyes of foreigners: Red Island House by Andrea Lee (book review)

There is something magical about islands, and this book about Madagascar's heritage proves once again this point. "Red Island House" tells captivating stories of marriage and identity, love and loyalty, destiny and freedom. If you love discovering new cultures or you're interested in African heritage, this book is definitely a great option!

The person behind the blog (Liebster award tag)

One of the beautiful things about blogging is that you meet awesome people who are interested in similar topics as you are. Because of my recent interest in sewing I got to know Tierney and her quilts stories. Tierney nominated me to the Liebster award - and here I am, answering her call! Answer the … Continue reading The person behind the blog (Liebster award tag)

Book covers around the world: Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Welcome to a new bookish journey around the world! This post presents book covers of Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf. As it is a well-known classic all around the world, this book has such diverse book covers! It was difficult to choose the most interesting ones, you’ll see there are more examples than usually included in … Continue reading Book covers around the world: Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

The Global Reader Book Tag

You know me, I love everything related to books and travelling! When I read about the tag created by Renée from The Global Bookworm - The Global Reader Book Tag, I immediately knew I wanted to join the discussion. To spice things up from a visual point of view, the answers are accompanied by beautiful illustrations created … Continue reading The Global Reader Book Tag

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

Sending books for free in the world: 1 year of WanderBooks

It's been more than 1 year since I started WanderBooks - the initiative of sending my books for free to readers eager to read them. Now it's time for a yearly review of WanderBooks! This is how WanderBooks statistics look like at the moment: 📚 18 WanderBooks travelling in the world 🏁 14 countries reached  🌎 3 continents … Continue reading Sending books for free in the world: 1 year of WanderBooks

Culture since 1891: the Eldorado bookstore, Oslo

I love adding a bookish touch to my holiday by visiting nice/unusual bookstores. And during my recent trip to Oslo I discovered an amazing place - Eldorado! It is situated in the city center and it is a must visit if you're in Oslo 🙂 The bookstore itself opened in 2003, and its motto “Culture … Continue reading Culture since 1891: the Eldorado bookstore, Oslo

Book covers around the world: 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

Welcome to a new bookish journey around the world! This post is about the book covers of 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami. As it is one of my favourite books and it also achieved a high level of popularity all around the globe, I was really curious how its covers were illustrated in different parts of … Continue reading Book covers around the world: 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

Book covers around the world: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Welcome to a new bookish journey around the world! In this post we are talking about the book covers of "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood. As I greatly enjoyed reading this book and it has received a lot of media attention lately, I was really curious how its covers were illustrated around the world. It … Continue reading Book covers around the world: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood