Tagged: Spain

Play at being a mountain smuggler with ‘Guernica’

What to Read – What to Do – Spain. THE PLACE: Pyrenees Mountains, French and Spanish border WHAT TO READ: Guernica by Dave Boling WHAT TO DO:  Play at being a smuggler in the Pyrenees Mountains. “This route, it seemed, had been a good decision, and the extra walking to the east of the area that had been most […]

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Books set in Spain – World Party Reading Challenge

. When it comes to reading books set in Spain, I’m finding myself pretty much obsessed with those that have something to do with the Spanish Civil War. I’m sure there are lots of fascinating periods of Spanish history – but none seem to tickle my curiosity as much as this one. Luckily for me, […]

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Books people are reading on the train – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

One of the best ways to keep an eye on current trends in literature is to take careful note of what people are reading on your daily commute. I live in London – and it takes over an hour each way for me to travel to work and back. And while I often wish I […]

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Madrid’s Night of Books – a chance to celebrate books set in Spain

For booklovers who love to travel to foreign cities – the idea of Madrid’s ‘Night of the Books’ is a hard one to pass up. Celebrating all things literary, around 200 bookshops stay open until midnight and there are workshops and performances by artists, writers and musicians. And not only do you have all the […]

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