Blog posts of '2012' 'March'

Travel, A Literary History
Peter Whitfield must have been busy at the Bodleian! Travel A Literary History highlights 150 books from the collection, ranging from voyages of Marco Polo and Columbus to the twentieth-century adventures of Maurice Herzog, Patrick Leigh Fermor and many more.
Square du Vert Galant, Paris
Kindly contributed by Susan Cahill, author of the new Hidden Gardens of Paris, A Guide to the Parks, Squares, and Woodlands of the City of Light.
"They're easy to miss, the off-the-beaten-track green spaces of Paris. But whether by metro or on foot — Julia Childs' way of getting to know the city — you can find them, while simultaneously discovering out-of-the-way quartiers, a rare pleasure for most travelers.
City Select: Get all Nine!
Paris, Marrakech and Shanghai get the City Select treatment this spring, joining New York, Istanbul, Hong Kong, Rome, San Franciso and