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
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
This post was first published in August 2017 It is really important to me to learn about everyday life in the countries I visit. It doesn't matter whether the country is affluent or impoverished, I want to see behind the tourist veneer and get a glimpse into how...read more
If you are making an extended stay in Sweden's sparkling capital, Stockholm, or are looking for something a little different for your next visit, consider a weekend trip to the southern archipelago. Over 300 islands spread out from the city to the Baltic Sea, making...read more
Not many visitors make it to Gujarat, the most westerly state of India, perched on the western point of the diamond that roughly represents the shape of the country. A "dry" state (alcohol is banned, although foreigners can buy it for consumption behind closed doors...read more
The Polish capital, Warsaw, is an up and coming destination which is finally starting to get noticed. Combining a rich history with affordable prices, it's a great place for a city break. If you're on a budget (or even if you're not), check out this guide to getting...read more
Capital of Poland since the late 16th century, the historic city of Warsaw in eastern Poland has not always had a lot of love. Devastated by the Nazis in World War II, and one of the capitals of the Soviet Bloc for much of the 20th century, it has always played second...read more
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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