Jill at Reading the Book Travel
I’m Jill, and I’m a British blogger who has been travelling for more than 15 years, visiting 65 countries on 6 continents. I love to travel both solo and with groups, and to discover the cultures and peoples of the countries I visit. And I love to share a good story or two along the way!
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Latest posts from Reading the Book Travel
So you’ve done it. You’ve bought the ticket - you’re off to London for Christmas and New Year! But if you’re going to head to the UK at the festive season, you need to do it right. How can you celebrate Christmas and New Year in London like a native? What are the best...read more
This post was originally published in May 2017. It's a Saturday morning, 31 December, and the sun is blazing in a blue sky as I strap on my snowshoes. I'm in the small town of Szczawnica in the far south of Poland, close up on the Slovakian border, and I'm about to...read more
For me, one of the most rewarding things about travel is the opportunity to view and photograph wildlife I could never see at home. In this post I share some of the most memorable - and unusual - animal experiences I have had on my journeys around the globe. What has...read more
Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the heart of Europe’s Balkan region, has a chequered history and a wealth of highlights to discover. But one of the most unusual places to see in Sarajevo is hidden high up in the mountains behind the city. Left over from...read more
The Balkan country of Bosnia and Herzegovina attracted the world’s attention in the mid 1990s for all the wrong reasons. At the breakup of socialist Yugoslavia, ethnic tensions broke out between Serbians and the Bosnians of this small nation, leading to years of what...read more
Nestled in the heart of the Balkans, the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina has had a recent history which was nothing short of tumultuous. Host to the incident which started the First World War (namely the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo in...read more
About Reading the Book Travel
Reading the Book Travel inspires travellers of all ages to head just that little bit off the beaten track.
Via a mixture of solo travel and small-group adventures, discover unusual and less-visited destinations from every corner of the globe. Reading the Book Travel is not about scaling mountains or taking risks, it’s about exploring those everyday places that will open your eyes to the wider world.
The world is a book – and those who do not travel read only a page.
“Lovely blog and you have really traveled all over the world. The photos are wonderful and loved reading about your various adventures.”Raghav Modi
“Amazing stories from interesting countries – a different kind of blog and totally worth reading!”Anna Kovacevic
“Excellent stories and photos! I love digging into your guides and getting inspiration on places to add to my bucket list!”Jim Jones