Archive for May, 2015

The Antarctic Book of Cooking & Cleaning

The Antarctic Book of Cooking & Cleaning
What do you think about when you think about Antarctica? Penguins? Icebergs? Shackleton? If food was not the first thing to come to mind, writes Carol Devine, it should be the second. In 1996 Devine led several volunteer groups to Bellingshausen, a Russian research station in Antarctica, to conduct an environmental clean-up project in conjunction
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An Interview with David Gessner

An Interview with David Gessner
In his latest book, All the Wild That Remains, David Gessner follows in the footsteps of two great environmentalists, Edward Abbey and Wallace Stegner, from Stegner’s birthplace in Saskatchewan to the site of Abbey’s pilgrimages to Arches. His homage to the West and to the two writers who celebrated and defended it inspires and entertains
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Monument to Peter the Great

Monument to Peter the Great
Assistant Editor Ashley Bergman Carlin describes a favorite spot she discovered in Moscow, though it took her several passes to see it.   I probably looked at the giant statue before I saw it. Standing just over 320 feet tall (15 feet taller than the Statue of Liberty), it sits where the Moskva River meets
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Lonely Planet Make My Day Guides

Lonely Planet Make My Day Guides
Introducing Lonely Planet’s new Make My Day series, comprised of city guides designed for the traveler who wants to easily create custom itineraries. With a spiral binding and flip cards, each book offers more than 2,000 possible itineraries for each day — morning, afternoon and evening. Just flip through to plan the perfect day. The
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