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How to Travel Through Vietnam . . . By the Book

Published: February 18, 2020

​In this week’s continuation of the Travel By the Book series, Connie Berdan explores the dynamism and diversity of Vietnam, guided by novels and nonfiction texts that explore the complexity and context of this rapidly developing nation.

How to Travel Through Rome . . . By the Book

Published: June 18, 2019

In this week’s continuation of Travel By the Book, Stacie Berdan explores two millennia of Rome, guided by histories, novels, biographies, and the art of the city itself.

Land of Fire and Ice: Travelling Through Iceland By the Book

Published: January 29, 2019

​This week, Worldview continues our “Travel By the Book” series, following Lisa Christensen Graefe and her family as they travel through Iceland accompanied by Icleandic literature, everything from medieval sagas to contemporary crime novels.

How to Travel Through Morocco . . . By the Book

Published: December 4, 2018

This week, WorldView continues our “Travel By the Book” series, following Stacie Berdan and her family as they travel through Morocco accompanied by the literary works of Shah, Maalouf and ben Jelloun.

How to Travel Through Spain . . . By the Book

Published: September 18, 2018

Traveling and reading are two of life’s greatest pleasures. If you agree, come along with us as we “Travel Through Spain . . . By the Book” with guest blogger Stacie Berdan. Berdan describes her family’s recent trip to Spain and how choosing books relevant to their itineraryhistory, memoir, social commentary, cultural portraits and fiction—enhanced their trip.