I was discussing my SUMMER VACATIONS with Juhi Haria, my little sister in law when I realised its that time of the year...approaching .. Ohh Nostalgia !! When I was young, the final exams would be the hardest but the fastest to go by because there was the anticipation of the big trip here of a luxury holiday there. Oh how i miss that. No, I am not taking any big SUMMER HOLIDAYS. The only trip I am really looking forward to is my business trip to Kazaksthan. No, No.. not releated to blog. It's my real job which allows me very little time for this blog on one hand but on the other gives me enough time to follow my passion :)
I’ve had travel on the brain lately. A few weeks ago, I re-watched one of my all-time travel favorites – An Idiot Abroad (Not for everyone, but it appeals to my dry sense of humor). I got stuck in a bit of a travel show spiral and it made me excited to hit the road. My travel wish list is growing longer with every one of these books. But for now, the books are less expensive than a plane ticket. Happy armchair travels!
Image above: One of our all-time favorite illustrators and lifelong New Yorker, Julia Rotham created an homage to her hometown. Filled with interesting historical tidbits, off-the-beaten path spots to visit, and interviews with locals, it’s the perfect book if you’ve been to the city a million times, live here or have it on your bucket list: Hello, New York: An Illustrated Love Letter to the Five Boroughs (out March 18, but available for pre-order).
Image above: Lisbon Travel guide written by Philip Kennedy, a writer for the Fox is Black. Bobby Solomon wrote a great review of the book right here.
Image above: Meanwhile, in San Francisco: The City in its Own Words (available March 18, available for pre-order now) is like having an insider guide you around San Francisco. Wendy MacNaughton spent months getting to know neighborhoods in San Francisco and the book tells the story of neighborhoods in the city from the people who know it best.