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Literary Tourism

London

This April, I embarked on a 9-day vacation to London, Bath, and Paris. It was my first time abroad and my first time abroad by myself. I wanted it to be the nerdiest, most bookish vacation I’ve ever been on. There are a thousand ways to go […]

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Old Manse

I hate quotation. Tell me what you know. — Ralph Waldo Emerson We arrived in Concord close to midnight on a cool December night. Cool and damp; nowhere near the New England cold we expected for the first week of the last month of the […]

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Hannibal

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness… — Mark Twain It was hot enough to render my car’s air conditioning near useless as I drove west on the sun-baked and faded state road of Illinois Route 72. Hotter than a frog on a hot plate, […]

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