#literary tourism

Literary Tourism: Phoenix, Arizona

“There’s no culture here.” I’ve heard this line repeated by way too many people in the eight years I’ve lived ...

Cool Bookish Places: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter recently expanded over at Orlando, Florida to include Diagon Alley at Universal Studios, and ...

Literary Tourism: Las Vegas, Nevada

It’s not only strip clubs and gambling in Las Vegas. Promise. Also, if you’ve only read about Las Vegas in books, ...

Literary Tourism: Tokyo

Whenever people ask me what there is to do in Japan, or specifically, Tokyo, my usual response is “There’s something ...

Literary Tourism: The Great Plains

There have been previous installments of Literary Tourism that have explored some of the mid-sized  cities that sit within the ...

Literary Tourism: 19th Century Paris

Everyone knows Paris is called the City of Lights. But what sort of lights? In French, the word for light, ...

Literary Tourism: Houston, Texas

I was sitting in the audience at an event for the paperback release of Justin Cronin’s The Passage when he talked about ...

Literary Tourism: Wyoming

When you think of Wyoming, you probably think more about hunting, fishing, and Yellowstone National Park than you do books. ...

Literary Tourism: Taos, New Mexico

When I first visited Taos about a decade ago, I admit I was unimpressed. It seemed like one main drag ...

Literary Tourism: A Book Lover’s Guide to New Orleans, LA

For Spring Break this year, I did what  lot of people along the Gulf Coast do. I headed to the ...

Literary Tourism: You Should Go To Wales

Hi, BookRioters!  I’ve been away for a while and I’ve missed each and every one of you. I had the ...

Reading Coast to Coast :: The West

Welcome back to the Reading Road Trip here on Book Riot. We’re traveling the country through literature and making sure ...