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Longitude Books is founded on the idea that literature adds great value to a travel experience. We offer expert travel book and map recommendations curated by destination and fine-tuned over the last fifteen years. Drawing on our network of travel partners, authors, friends and colleagues, we bring you the best reading recommendations for destinations around the globe.

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A Writer's Ireland

May 2002. My first trip to Ireland. Alone, I join a small group of strangers to hike the Beara peninsula, West Cork. I fall deeply in love with a land of impossible greens, of peaches-and-cream sunrises and salmon-flesh sunsets, of lashing rain and wind, always wind. ... more

Ultimate Journeys For Two

They left for their honeymoon in January of 2012, and Mike and Anne Howard have been trotting the globe ever since. Across five years together, the pair from New Jersey have claimed the title “the World's Longest Honeymooners.” and National Geographic has put their journeys into print. ... more

David Downie shares "A Taste of Paris"

Our favorite francophile/expat shares an excerpt from his latest A Taste of Paris: A History of the Parisian Love Affair with Food ©2017 by David Downie and reprinted by permission of St. Martin’s Press.

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