Sleeping is a Waste of Time at These Literary Inspired Hotels

Sleeping is a Waste of Time at These Literary Inspired Hotels

Some people love reading so much that they try and sleep surrounded by as many as possible. Luckily, there are people out there designing and building such places of sorcery just for them. Bookstr has compiled a lovely list of 9 hotels where you can have a unique literary experience for as long as your bank account lets you. Sleep surrounded by books, sleep under them, have a bookshelf for a door, sleep in a Virginia Woolf themed room, we don’t really care. Just do you.    1. Book and Bed, Tokyo.   Image Via Pinterest Image Via Pinterest   The atmosphere of …

Plan Your European Excursion With This Interactive ‘Count of Monte Cristo’ Map!

Plan Your European Excursion With This Interactive ‘Count of Monte Cristo’ Map!

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Anybody who’s read The Count of Monte Cristo can confirm that it’s the best. When you read it, it’ll quickly become a favorite. It’ll also leave you with the burning desire to visit France. Alexandre Dumas does such an excellent job of not only plotting Edmond Dantes’ revenge, but glamorously depicting Paris and Rome, as well as the coziness of Dantes’ home of Marseille.   The book is a tome, so you feel totally immersed in Dumas’ Europe by the end of the 1,000+ pages. But, once you’ve finished your journey with the Count, you may want to visit the real-world destinations. While …

Literary Inspired Eateries to Feast Your Book-Lovin’ Eyes On

Literary Inspired Eateries to Feast Your Book-Lovin’ Eyes On

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Bars and restaurants across the globe have long taken inspiration from literary greats, whether the influence is seen in the decor of the establishment or on their menus. Here are some of the most interesting literary themed establishments we could find!   Alice in Magic World, Tokyo. Despite there probably being hundreds of Alice in Wonderland themed cafés and restaurants in the world, the one we have chosen for this article is located in Tokyo and is called Alice in Magic World. It is a decidedly trippy eatery where no hallucinogenics are necessary. Each room recalls a different scene from the …

10 Quotes for the Traveler in Every Book Lover

10 Quotes for the Traveler in Every Book Lover

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Many believe that reading a book is like traveling to a distant land and also that the best companion while traveling is a good book. If you’re a firm believer in these things, you’ll love these ten quotes by authors who love travel as much as us. Get ready to explore!    via GIPHY   1. To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. – Freya Stark   2. The use of travelling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are. – Samuel …

You Have to Stay in This Japanese Hostel…I Mean Bookcase

You Have to Stay in This Japanese Hostel…I Mean Bookcase

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I am basically a walking millennial cliche. You know the one–they studied abroad and now they’re all about that wanderlust and fulfilling their heart’s desire through experience. Yup, that’s me! And this new hostel in Japan proves to put all other hostels to shame.    When studying abroad, you learn quickly that the only way to do it in college without selling a kidney is to use hostels. And they’re amazing. I stayed in hostels all throughout Europe, sometimes for as low as $8 a night, and I must say, I love them. I came across an article about a bookstore-themed hostel in …