10 Best Books about Belize

Caribbean,Pier,Swing,Belize,San,Pedro,Central,America

Beka Lamb by Zee Edgell Beka Lamb is the first published novel of Belize-born and raised writer Zee Edgell. It was originally published in 1982 which was right after the country became independent. The novel has won Britain’s Fawcett’s Society Book Prize in the same year and it is also the first novel from Belize … Read more

Rick Steves Interview on Why We Travel

Rick Steves Interview

If you’ve followed me for a while, you will know I co-host the podcast Rick Steves Over Brunch, which has given me a few amazing opportunities, including getting to interview Rick Steves twice for the pod. Below you’ll find the full transcript of our Rick Steves interview where we discuss his 2020 travel special “Why … Read more

Belgium Beyond Tintin: Must-Read Belgian Literature for Students

Belgium, often noted for its rich cultural tapestry and historical significance, also boasts a literary tradition that captures the complex interplay of languages and regional influences that characterize this small European nation. As a student exploring global literature, delving into Belgian works not only broadens your academic horizons but also enriches your understanding of the … Read more

Discovering Ireland Through Literature: Lesser-Known Books Every Student Should Read

Ireland - Dingle - Bookstore

When you think about Irish literature, names like James Joyce, W.B. Yeats, and Samuel Beckett might immediately come to mind. These towering figures have undeniably shaped the global understanding of Ireland’s literary contributions. However, Ireland’s literary field is as rich and varied as its lush landscapes, filled with voices that, though lesser-known, offer profound insights … Read more

Discover the Best Books about Portugal: A Guide for Students

Portugal, with its rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning landscapes, has always fascinated readers and travelers alike. Whether you’re a student studying Portuguese culture, history, or simply have an interest in this beautiful country, reading about Portugal can offer you invaluable insights. From understanding the intricacies of its past to appreciating its modern-day charm, books … Read more

50 Terrific Songs about Texas & Free Texas Playlist

Whether you’re heading out on Route 66 or another fabulous Texas road trip, you will need some tunes to help take your journey to the next level. I have a giant list of road trip songs, but if you want something a bit more specific to Texas for when you hit the Texas portion of Route 66, this list … Read more