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
It's a Wednesday night, and I'm tucked up in my bed, unable to sleep. It sounds like there's a farmyard outside my window. I'm in the small town of Bajawa on Flores Island, Indonesia. A bit of a geography geek since childhood, I pride myself on having a very good...read more
I make no secret of the fact that I absolutely adore India. I love the colour, the bustle, the curries and the history. I love the temples and the weather. But in all my Indian travels so far, the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu remains my absolute favourite....read more
When I decided to go to Cyprus, one of the places I was most keen to see was the island capital, Nicosia. Known as Lefkosia by the Greek-speaking population and Lefkoşa by the Turkish speakers of North Cyprus, Nicosia is a city divided, and one that has only been...read more
I set out from Taipei early in the morning. My base in Taiwan's capital city was in the far north of the country, but Taiwan is absurdly easy to get around. An extensive rail network takes you all over the country, but I had a specific destination in mind that...read more
Sofia, Bulgaria's historic capital city, is definitely an up and coming destination. With an increase in low-cost flights from other parts of Europe, as well as some serious investment in tourist sites and infrastructure, it may still be a little off your radar - but...read more
The eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus is a popular holiday destination for European travellers. Boasting a hot, sunny climate, a long coastline and a status as EU and Eurozone member (in the south and west of the island, at least), its beaches fill during the...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